What Did the CDISC Teams Accomplish during the Recent CDISC INTRAchange in Silver Spring, MD?
The CDISC INTRAchange is an opportunity for CDISC team members to meet and discuss their CDISC-related work, including current and future tasks, and it provides a special opportunity for cross-team meetings to ensure an understanding of how one team’s activities relate to others. Team members are volunteers who dedicate time from their busy schedules to develop CDISC standards for the purpose of achieving the CDISC mission to develop and support global, platform-independent data standards that enable information system interoperability to improve medical research and related areas of healthcare. The CDISC teams are essential to the progress of CDISC and to the process of developing consensus-based global standards. All of the CDISC teams met at the INTRAchange during this 3-day period at the end of July and 1 August. To find out more about the specific CDISC Teams and deliverables, please see the CDISC Annual Report 2012.
The event started on the morning of 30 July with the opening plenary by Wayne Kubick, CDISC CTO, who expressed his deep appreciation to the CDISC volunteers for their hard work and essential role in achieving the CDISC mission. He also presented the CDISC Technical Roadmap and updated all attendees. Dr. Ron Fitzmartin of FDA then presented the FDA Standards Strategy. The slides from these presentations can be made available upon request.