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13th Annual Scientific Meeting – Speakers’ Corner

Thank you for agreeing to participate as a presenter and/or chairperson at the upcoming ISCTM 13th Annual Scientific Meeting. This page contains all the links you will need for submitting information to the ISCTM, as well as information we hope you find helpful for your planning. 

Dates/Location
21-23 February 2017
The Fairmont
Washington DC, USA
(Housing to be booked through ISCTM during registration process.  Do not contact the hotel directly.
Details below)

STEP 1:  Complete the Online Confirmation and Agreement

STEP 2: Please Email Biographical Paragraph

2500 characters max (including spaces)

STEP 3: Register for the Meeting

Registration will open mid-November.  You will receive an email announcement.  Selecting Register from that email will direct you to the fee-waived Speaker Registration path. You will have the opportunity to book your housing during the registration process. Do not contact the hotel.

STEP 4: Please Email Abstract

Abstract, for inclusion in the program book, should be submitted after the first session development call with chairs. Abstract should be in paragraph form,
< 300 words and contain no tables.

STEP 5:  Presentation Submission Schedule

— Draft: Chairs will advise according to each segment’s agenda development telecon schedule.
— Final: Bring flash drive to onsite registration desk the morning of your session, no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting day.

STEP 6:  Chairs/Co-Chairs – Publication Information

To facilitate dissemination of information discussed during ISCTM meetings, we encourage publications from ISCTM sessions. Please advise the Secretariat of your plans, and communicate your plans with speakers during the session development calls. (Output category specifications)

Travel Arrangements:
In order to meet ISCTM’s fiscal responsibilities, the Society endeavors to operate its meetings as close to break even as possible, hopefully in the black. The Executive does not wish to raise additional revenue through increasing registration fees, so we must keep a close watch on expenses.  Therefore, we ask speakers who will request reimbursement to keep this in mind when arranging travel, specifically, to book flights enough ahead of travel dates to take advantage of the lower fares. (ISCTM Speaker Reimbursement Policy)

Preliminary Agenda:

Day 1: Tuesday, 21 February 2017
11:00-5:30  Onsite Registration Open
1:00  Session 1: Advantages and Challenges of Adaptive CNS Trials: Real World Lessons (Kando/Marcus)
5:45-6:30 Welcome Reception
6:45-8:30 Session 2: Working Group Dinners

Day 2: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
7:15 Registration Opens / Continental Breakfast
8:15 Session 3: Optimizing Use of Big Data for Patient Identification and Disease Management (Wilcox/deJong)
Noon – 1:30 ISCTM Annual Business Meeting / Lunch 
1:45  Session 3 continues
6:00-8:00 Poster Session/Reception

Day 3: Thursday, 23 February 2017
7:15 Registration Opens / Continental Breakfast
8:15 Session 4: Silver Linings Playbook: The Positive Side of Negative Trials  (Keefe/Romano)
12:15 Meeting Adjourns

ISCTM Contact Information

Thomas Laughren Chair, Scientific Program Committee
Carlotta McKeeExecutive Director, ISCTM
Mary Bea HardingExecutive Assistant, ISCTM
Lori Bales – Administrative Assistant, ISCTM

Phone:  +1.615.383.7688