ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2013) - The second annual Clinical Research in Georgia Conference will be held on December 4th, 2013, at the Academy of Medicine in the heart of midtown Atlanta. The conference is designed to spotlight innovations that can make clinical trials faster, more efficient and more compliant, and showcase the available resources in Georgia that facilitate effective clinical research initiatives.
The inaugural 2012 Conference substantially exceeded attendance goals, with more than 200 people registered. The conference provides valuable information for those involved with research while also raising national awareness of Georgia as a highly desirable site to conduct clinical trials. The conference is presented by the Metro Atlanta Chamber and several founding partners, including Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute, Georgia Bio, the Georgia Research Alliance and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
"Georgia has an extraordinary depth of research experience and expertise thanks to a vibrant research community composed of world-renowned universities, public and private resources and a thriving bioscience and medical device industry," said David Hartnett, Vice President, Economic Development, Bioscience-Health IT Industry, Metro Atlanta Chamber. "When we brought these entities together for the first conference, there was a palpable sense of excitement and energy, and numerous requests that we continue this unique event."
Georgia offers a wide array of assets that facilitate clinical trials and research, including:
- Richly diverse research participant population
- Exceptional expertise
- Opportunities for utilizing public/private institutional facilities
- Skilled, experienced talent available for project teams
Information on the conference and sponsorship is available at www.GeorgiaClinicalTrials.com.
About the Metro Atlanta Chamber
Everything we do at the Metro Atlanta Chamber is about building our economy and creating prosperity to help Atlanta thrive. Our board is made up of Atlanta's top business leaders. Our professional staff serves 4,000 member companies that employ nearly 1 million workers. We focus on helping small businesses and mid-size companies grow and recruiting companies nationally and internationally in our key industries. For more information, visit www.metroatlantachamber.com.