Global Clinical Study Sponsors and Clinical Research Organizations Gather for the “Era of Life Science Transformation” at Medidata NEXT NYC 2019

More than 1,000 industry leaders to share best practices and discuss the hottest topics on precision medicine and the digital transformation of life sciences

  • The two-day program features inspiring keynotes and more than 50 breakout sessions on the next generation of clinical research technologies and processes
  • Medidata and Dassault Systèmes executives to discuss the exciting opportunities resulting from Dassault Systèmes’ recent acquisition of Medidata
  • “Real Patients/Virtual Trials” Hackathon will energize development of new apps to support patient-centric clinical trials

NEW YORK - November 11, 2019 - Medidata NEXT NYC, the premier conference on the digital transformation of life sciences, is set for November 12-13 at Spring Studios in New York City. Medidata NEXT NYC, the centerpiece of Medidata’s global conference series, will feature keynote addresses by healthcare industry visionaries, including:

  • Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, co-CEOs and founders, Medidata®, part of Dassault Systèmes
  • Bernard Charlès, Vice Chairman and CEO, Dassault Systèmes
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. Mukherjee is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher
  • Dr. David Fajgenbaum, co-founder & Executive Director, Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN)

Breakout sessions will highlight best practice advances within each phase of the clinical development lifecycle, including study planning and execution, trial management, data analytics, patient engagement, risk-based monitoring, and launch readiness. Medidata customers and partners, including senior executives and experts from global study sponsors and clinical research organizations (CROs), will lead more than 80 percent of these sessions.

Medidata NEXT NYC will also host a one-day hackathon, Real Patients, Virtual Trials, to inspire innovation around patient-centric clinical trials. The hackathon will help spur innovators to create novel mobile applications, using the Medidata AppConnect software kit, to increase virtual participation and patient recruitment rates in clinical trials.

“Every aspect of developing new life sciences products is changing thanks to rapid advances in the digital world,” said Glen de Vries, co-CEO and co-founder, Medidata. “Medidata NEXT NYC is part of our commitment to bring life science companies together for the common mission of improving people’s lives by connecting the dots from research, development, and the real-world practice of medicine.”

About Medidata NEXT

Medidata NEXT is the largest annual event series of its kind, and attracts over 3,000 leaders in drug and device development, clinical operations, data management, biostatistics, and digital medicine innovation industries. These professionals gather for networking and learning across six Medidata NEXT conferences in Basel, London, New York, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo.

About Medidata

Medidata is powering smarter treatments and healthier people through digital solutions to support clinical trials. Celebrating 25 years of ground-breaking technological innovation across more than 33,000 trials and 10 million patients, Medidata offers industry-leading expertise, analytics-powered insights, and the largest patient-level historical clinical trial data set in the world. More than 1 million registered users across 2,200+ customers trust Medidata’s seamless, end-to-end platform to improve patient experiences, accelerate clinical breakthroughs, and bring therapies to market faster. A Dassault Systèmes brand (Euronext Paris: FR0014003TT8, DSY.PA), Medidata is headquartered in New York City and has been recognized as a Leader by Everest Group and IDC. Discover more at and follow us @Medidata.

About Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes is a catalyst for human progress. We provide business and people with collaborative virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. By creating virtual twin experiences of the real world with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and applications, our customers can redefine the creation, production and life-cycle-management processes of their offer and thus have a meaningful impact to make the world more sustainable. The beauty of the Experience Economy is that it is a human-centered economy for the benefit of all – consumers, patients and citizens. Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 350,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit