October 19, 2021
Matters 21
A virtual one-day summit for the literature review community

Evidence Matters 2021

Evidence Matters is a virtual one-day summit that brings the literature review community together from different industries to learn, engage, and solve ever-pressing evidence-based research challenges. We celebrate the criticality of evidence-based research in generating trusted and actionable science that benefits all of humankind. We seek to connect with industry leaders, share best practices, and create new possibilities and experiences for professionals and our employees, to enable and support greater levels of innovation across the entire literature review lifecycle.

Keynote Speakers

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Gunther Eysenbach

Adjunct Professor, University of Victoria
Founder & CEO, JMIR Publications

Gunther Eysenbach is a German-Canadian medical researcher. He is a visionary who recognized the importance of the internet for medical and scientific information dissemination in the 90’s. A pioneer of the Open-Access movement and creator of the first open-access journals, Gunther is the president of JMIR Publications and holds the position of Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria.

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Dr. David Nash

Founding Dean Emeritus
Jefferson College of Population Health

Dr. David Nash is a certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in public accountability for outcomes, physician leadership development, and quality-of-care improvement. He is the Founding Dean Emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health and a principal faculty member for quality care of programming for the American Association of Physician Leaders.

Industry Best Practices Track

Get the latest insight from your industry peers on using literature software solutions and best practice methodologies to improve the efficiency and agility of your reviews, reduce their cost, and deliver trusted science.

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Industry Best Practices Track Breakouts

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Medical Devices

Managing CERs and PERs Programmatically to Meet EU Regulatory Requirements.

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Applying Systematic Reviews to Real-World Evidence Study Design.

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Public Sector

The Importance of Evidence-Based Research for the Public Sector Ecosystem.

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Innovation Track

Hear directly from product development and engineering teams about new advances to DistillerSR that will help further streamline and improve workflows for literature reviews through the entire lifecycle. Detailed product overviews provide attendees with knowledge of specific new capabilities and what it means for their reviews.

Innovation Track Breakouts

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The manual management of literature reviews is hitting a wall with the explosion of new sources of literature. Learn how automation can be implemented at each stage of your workflow to reduce barriers and increase the efficiency and transparency of your reviews.

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Even the most complex protocols can be simplified through literature review software and facilitated through automation. Explore time savings and reduced effort made possible by configurable workflows.

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Centrally Track & Manage

Transparency into review methods is key to providing trustworthy results. Learn how to gain real-time transparency through automated tracking and how to leverage it even further for cross-review data reuse.

Meet the Experts

Time with a DistillerSR Expert

We will be holding 30 minute Meet the Expert sessions following Evidence Matters ’21. Stay tuned for more information.


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