Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm


11th Annual Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials


Estimands, Sensitivity Analysis and Missing Data in Clinical Trials

The 2018 conference will bring together leading scientists to present and to lead open discussions on our topic. We invite interested academic, industry and government professionals to participate.

Registration is currently closed. If you are interested in being added to the waiting list, please contact Marissa Fox.

Speakers and Topics


Recent ICH Guidance on Estimands and Sensitivity Analyses:  Why and What?   ANNE LINDBLAD EMMES Corporation
A Regulatory Perspective On Defining Treatment Effects   RODERICK J. LITTLE University of Michigan School of Public Health
University of North Carolina
Quantifying the Average of the Time-varying
Hazard Ratio via a Class of Transformations
  GEERT MOLENBERGHS Universiteit Hasselt and Katholieke Universiteit
University of Washington
Analyzing Sensitivity to Data Missing Not At Random (MNAR):  A Framework for Design, Analysis, and Reporting   FRANK W. ROCKHOLD Duke University, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Johns Hopkins University
A Causal Inference Perspective on the Proposed
ICH-E9 Addendum
  JAY P. SIEGEL Formerly Janssen, FDA
      ERIC J. TCHETGEN TCHETGEN University of Pennsylvania
      ANDREA B. TROXEL New York University Langone Health


The 2018 agenda is now available to download.



Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium at the Smilow Center for Translational Research on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard.
View a campus map HERE.


Registration and Fees

(includes breakfast, lunch, and breaks)

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


Funding Co-Sponsors



Other Co-Sponsors

University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
and Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics

American Statistical Association - 2018 Annual Meeting Information

Society for Clinical Trials - 2018 Annual Meeting Information


Event-Day Parking

Daytime parking for the event can be purchased in advance for $20 and will be located at the Curie Garage, 426 Curie Boulevard on Penn's campus. To secure a space, please request parking during online registration. View a map of the Curie garage and conference location. Conference attendees staying overnight should contact their hotel for overnight parking information. Find Sheraton University City overnight parking information here.



A limited number of rooms are reserved at Sheraton University City, located within easy walking distance of the conference,at the discounted rate of $195 (+ 15.5% state and local taxes). Reservations are also available by phone at 888-627-7071; please reference "Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials" for the discount. Many alternative hotels in Center City Philadelphia are situated a short distance from the Penn campus. We encourage participants to make housing arrangements as soon as possible.


For additional information, contact:

Marissa Fox, or 215-573-7393

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