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Precision Medicine: Statistical Challenges and Opportunities

May 8, 2018
Washington, DC

The 2018 ASA AdvaMed Statistical Conference will bring together leading scientists to present and lead discussions on important statistical challenges in precision medicine.  We invite interested academic, industry and government professionals to participate.  Students are also encouraged to attend and will receive a registration discount.

9:00 – 9:30 am                Registration / breakfast

9:30 – 10:30 am              Keynote
                                              Richard Simon, National Cancer Institute

10:30 – 10:45 am            Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Dynamic risk assessment and prediction

12:15 – 1:15 pm              Lunch

1:15 – 2:45 pm                Decision analysis, risk-stratification of diagnostic test performance
                                              Hormuzd Katki, National Cancer Institute

2:45 – 3:00 pm                Break

3:00 – 4:30                       Prediction and diagnostic accuracy without a gold standard
                                            Zheyu Wang, Johns Hopkins University

Confirmed Speakers
Richard Simon, National Cancer Institute, Keynote
Sheng Luo, Duke University
Hormuzd Katki, National Cancer Institute
Zheyu Wang, Johns Hopkins University

Confirmed Panelists
Greg Campbell, GCStat Consulting LLC
Zhen Chen, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Scott Evans, Harvard University
Gene Pennello, Food and Drug Administration
Songbai Wang, Johnson & Johnson
Ao Yuan, Georgetown University

May 8, 2018
9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

Room Rate:  $349/night
Cutoff date for room reservations:  April 16, 2018
Reservation Link:

Registration Fees

AdvaMed Accel Member Registration: $400.00

AdvaMed Member Registration: $500.00

Non-Member Registration: $600

Government and Non-Profit Registration: $200.00

ASA Member Registration: $500.00
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ASA MDD Registration: $400.00
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Student/Academic Registration: $200

**MDD members from academia (students, faculty, etc.) who need help in defraying the registration cost may send a request to the ASA Section on Medical Devices and Diagnostics (MDD). Please send your request to (note a number 0 in the email) with subject line, MDD Day 0 Workshop Award (Sponsored by Biostatistics Consulting, LLC) before April 30, 2018.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All cancellations must be received via email to sends e-mail). Cancellations received 10 business days or more prior to the start of the program are eligible for a full refund. There will be no refunds for cancellations received less than 10 business days prior to the start of the program, including "no shows". 

We welcome substitutions in lieu of cancellations at any time. Please contact us at sends e-mail) with the substitute's registration information. All cancellation refunds will be processed within 30 business days from date cancellation request is received.

Topics and speakers are subject to change without notice. AdvaMed reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any program, and the full registration fee will be refunded or applied to the rescheduled program in accordance with the registrant's preference. In the event of cancelled programs, AdvaMed assumes no responsibility for transportation, hotel, or other expenses incurred by registrants.