10th Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

10th Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

 

Current Issues Regarding Data and Safety Monitoring Committees in Clinical Trials

The 2017 Conference will bring together leading scientists who will make presentations and lead open discussions on current statistical issues regarding data and safety monitoring committees (DSMBs) in clinical trials. Participants from academic institutions, industry and governmental agencies with an interest in contributing to these discussions are encouraged to register.
 

Speakers and Topics

Thomas Fleming, PhD

University of Washington

Emerging Challenges in the Practice of Clinical Trial Data Monitoring Committees

David DeMets, PhD

University of Wisconsin

The Independent Statistician Model: How Well is it Working?

Pamela Shaw, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Choosing Monitoring Boundaries: Balancing Risks and Benefits

James Neaton, PhD

University of Minnesota

How to Construct an Optimal Interim Report: What the DMC Does and Doesn't Need to Know

Panelists

Barry Davis, MD, PhD

University of Texas (Slides)

Kay Dickersin, PhD

Johns Hopkins University (Slides)

Dennis Dixon, PhD

NIAID (retired) (Slides)

Frederick Ferris, MD

National Eye Institute

Judith Goldberg, ScD

New York University (Slides)

David Kerr, MS

Axio Research (Slides)

Stephen Kimmel, MD, MSCE

University of Pennsylvania (Slides)

John Lachin, ScD

George Washington University (Slides)

Maureen Maguire, PhD

University of Pennsylvania (Slides)

Corsee Sanders, PhD

Juno Therapeutics

Steve Snapinn, PhD

Amgen

Janet Wittes, PhD

Statistics Collaborative, Inc.

Program

A current version of this year's program can be found HERE.

Check out last year's conference here (PDF).

Registration and Fees

Registration and Waitlist Registration have closed. 


Industry: $230 
Academic and Government: $140 
UPenn Faculty and Students: $0 

Funding Co-Sponsors

University of Pennsylvania Center Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics & Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
Genentech (A Member of the Roche Group)
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
Johnson & Johnson (Janssen R&D)
Merck
 

Co-Sponsors

American Statistical Association - 2017 Annual Meeting Information
Society for Clinical Trials - 2017 Annual Meeting Information


Venue

The Conference will be held in the Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium at the Smilow Center for Translational Research on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. A campus map can be found HERE.
 

Event Day Parking

Day parking for the event can be purchased in advance for a $20 fee. Event day parking will be located at the Curie Garage, 426 Curie Boulevard on Penn's campus. To secure a space, please indicate you would like parking during online registration. A map of Curie Garage and conference location can be viewed here. Conference attendees staying overnight should contact their hotel for overnight parking information. Sheraton University City overnight parking information can be found here.
 

Lodging

The Sheraton University City is located within easy walking distance of the conference. A limited number of rooms have been secured at Sheraton University City at the discounted rate of $195. You may also make reservations by phone (1-888-627-7071) referencing "Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials" for the discount. The cut-off date for booking at the reduced rate is March 17, 2017. Many alternative hotels in Center City Philadelphia are also a short distance from the UPenn campus. Participants are encouraged to make their housing arrangements as soon as possible.
 

Location

Smilow Center for Translational Research

Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium
Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR)
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

For additional information, contact:
Christy Hullings, Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 215-573-2728 | Email: hchristy@upenn.edu

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