The 6th International Symposium on Biopharmaceutical Statistics (August 26-30, 2019)

The 6th International Symposium on Biopharmaceutical Statistics (ISBS2019) will be held 26-30 August 2019 at Kyoto International Conference Center in Kyoto, Japan. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together statisticians, quantitative scientists, medical product development professionals and regulators across the world to share and exchange information, experiences, challenges and research findings, and to promote international standards for statistical practice in the biopharmaceutical industry. The theme of the 2019 symposium is "Statistical Innovation and Contribution in the Era of Precision Healthcare".

Keynote speakers

We're pleased to introduce four of our keynote speakers:

Robert Hemmings, Consilium Salmonson and Hemmings
Tze Leung Lai, Stanford University
Frank W Rockhold, Duke University
Sue-Jane Wang, Food and Drug Administration (remotely via video)

Further keynote speakers will be available soon.

Registration is NOW OPEN!
Kyoto is ready to welcome you!  Registration is now open for ISBS2019. The conference will include 6 half-day short courses on August 26, and five keynote lectures18 invited sessions17 topic-contributed session, 2 workshops, and 6 featured sessions in regulatory science on August 27-30. Social events will include a welcome mixer (August 27) and a conference dinner (August 29).  Further program will be available soon. The registration fees include: access to all sessions, welcome reception and lunches and coffee breaks from Tuesday (Augsut 27) to Friday (August 30). You are encouraged to register early. Early bird registration is open until 5PM, 31 May 2019

Call for contributed abstract
We've received some wonderful abstracts and if you're quick, there's still time to submit an abstract via online. Each abstract submission must include the title, list of authors and author affiliations, and abstract, with each submission having a maximum length of 250 words and keywords. The number of abstract submissions with the same presenting author is limited to one.

Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Statistics (SBR), an Official Journal of the American Statistical Association (ASA), will publish a special issue for the ISBS2019. All presenters at ISBS2019 including both of speakers (at invited/topic contributed/contributed sessions) and poster presenters are invited to submit their high quality papers on statistical methods for the life sciences and medical product development. In particular, submissions to the symposium theme "Statistical Innovation and Contribution in the Era of Precision Healthcare" are welcome. All submissions will be peer-reviewed according to the reviewing principles of SBR.

Meeting Start Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019
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Meeting Location: 
Kyoto, Japan