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What is NEXT?

NEXT is the can’t-miss event of the year, where industry leaders, life science change-makers, and patient advocates unite to map the future. Our re-imagined virtual experience includes keynotes, live interactive roundtables, product demos, customer success stories, and interactive breakout sessions.

NEXT is designed to deliver value from solutions that improve clinical trials and the patient experience.

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When is NEXT?

  • NEXT Global – October 5-7
  • NEXT EMEA Roundtables- October 13-14
  • NEXT Korea – November 3
  • NEXT Japan – November 10
  • NEXT China – November 18
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When will registration open?

Registration for NEXT Global and NEXT EMEA Roundtables are open. NEXT Korea, Japan, and China will open in mid-September.

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Who should attend?

NEXT is intended for a global audience and is open to our customers and other qualified members of the life science, academic, and medical communities at all levels of an organization.

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How much does it cost to attend a NEXT program?

NEXT is free for our customers and qualified life science professionals.

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Is NEXT an in-person or virtual event?

NEXT Global, EMEA Roundtables, Korea, and Japan will be virtual experiences in 2021. We are considering hybrid options for NEXT China. Stay tuned for more details.

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What time zone is NEXT Global in?

Eastern daylight time (EDT)

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Will I be able to watch session recordings after they broadcast?

Yes, most sessions will be available to watch on Medidata.com at a later date.

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What are the browser requirements to view the event?

It is recommended to use a modern web browser for an optimal experience during a live virtual event. Eventfinity is fully optimized on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and we recommend using the latest release version of those browsers to access our platform for the best user experience.

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Do you have questions regarding media and press opportunities?

Please contact Paul Oestreicher.

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When will the Innovation Lounge open each day?

The NEXT Global Innovation Lounge will open daily at 9:00 AM EDT, October 5, 6, and 7.

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I registered but have not received a confirmation. How do I get another one sent to me?

Please email event@mdsol.com and we will be happy to assist you.

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Will I be able to network and meet other virtual attendees?

Yes, there are several ways to connect directly on the NEXT Global platform during our live event including video meetings, direct messaging, and live roundtable discussions. Read more about networking capabilities here.