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Society for Clinical Trials Annual Meeting

posted Feb 15, 2011, 2:39 PM by Pantelis Bagos   [ updated Feb 15, 2011, 2:40 PM ]

Society for Clinical Trials Annual Meeting

May 15-18, 2011

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada



Come and hear our Keynote Speakers

Asian Clinical Trial Trends, by Type of Sponsor, Trial Phase, Disease Area and Country

Johan Karlberg, MD, PhD, BSc

Director Clinical Trials Centre, University of Hong Kong


Clinical Trials in Asia – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Challenges and Opportunities in India and China in Relation to Clinical Trials

Anushka Patel, MBBS, SM, PhD

Senior Director, The George Institute/Sydney & Acting Executive Director, The George Institute/India


Invited Sessions and Posters

Attendees also will have the chance to hear presentations of broad interest to investigators, IT professionals, managers, and methodologists engaged in clinical research.  Examples include: 

  • Harmonizing the Human-Computer System Relationship to Optimize Trial Operation Management in the Era of Web-based CTMS
  • Assessing Biosimilarity of Follow-on Biologics
  • Conducting Trials in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Steps Forward
  • Safety of Medicines: Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilence
  • Practical Application of Adaptive Treatment Strategies in Trial Design and Analysis
  • Reporting Clinical Trial Results at Key Scientific Issues
  • How Polypharmacy Distorts Trial Evidence in Older Adults
  • Ethical Issues in Cluster Randomized Trials: Challenges and Preferred Solutions


View the Preliminary Program on the SCT website to review all of the offered sessions.


Pre-Meeting Workshops on May 15

Arrive early in Vancouver and participate in interactive workshops:


  • Essentials of Randomized Clinical Trials
  • Design and Analysis of Gene Expression Data
  • Overview of Non-Inferiority Study Designs
  • What you need to know about INDs/CTAs for early clinical trials in the U.S. and Canada
  • Trial and Site Management for Multi-Center Trials
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research – What is it and how can we do it?
  • Likelihood Methods for Measuring Statistical Evidence
  • Adaptive Clinical Trials
  • Challenges in Designing Small Clinical Trials
  • The Essentials of Clinical Data Management


Registration Rates (before April 1, 2011) *all fees in U.S. dollars

Annual Meeting

Member    $425

Non-Member    $625

(Includes SCT membership through 12/31/2011)

Student*    $150


Pre-Meeting Workshops

½ Day Workshop  $200 each

½ Day Workshop – Student* $75 each

Full Day Workshop $350

Full Day Workshop – Student* $150

*(Enrollment proof must be provided with registration)


How to Register

Register online at the SCT website.

Reminder to U.S. Citizens: a passport is now required to travel between the U.S. and Canada.


Questions? Contact SCT at +1.215.564.3484 or email