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ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL STATISTICIANS (ACTStat)
August 2-3, 2014
The Westin Waterfront Hotel, W-Harbor Ballroom 3 - 425 Summer Street,
Boston, MA 02210, T (617) 532-4872
If you have any questions in regards to the ACTStat and or its annual meeting please contact Jackie Jorland firstname.lastname@example.org or (913) 945-9419
Registration for both days August 2nd & 3RD - $300.00 includes annual dinner, and lunches for both days. After 6/15/14 registration cost is $350.00.
Saturday August 2, 2014 - single day registration $200.00. Lunch & annual dinner are included. After 6/15/14 registration cost is $250.00.
Annual Dinner cost for significant other $60.00.
Sunday August 3, 2014 - single day registration $150.00. Lunch is included. After 6/15/14 registration cost is $200.00.
Refreshments throughout both days will be provided and are included in the registration fees.
Registration will open April 1, 2014- further details will follow.
Annual meeting will be held at The Westin Waterfront Hotel - 425 Summer Street, Bosotn, MA 02210, T (617) 532-4872
|Saturday, August 2
|12:00 AM - 1:00 PM
|1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
||Welcome - Mayo
|1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
||Perkins - Best Practices for Biostatistical Consultation and Collaboration in Academic Health Centers
|2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
||Enders - Statistical competencies for learners
|3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
|3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
||Spratt - Biomarker Discovery: Case Studies, Pitfalls, and Successess
|4:30 PM -6:00 PM
||ACTStat Business Meeting
• Treasurer's Report
• Election results and announcement of new ACTStat Officers
• Incorporation of the ACTStat - by laws revision
• Other business
||Dinner at "The Barking Crab Boston"
88 Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210
|Sunday, August 3
|8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
||Lesser - The use of Analogies and Metaphors to Help Clinicians and Investigators Better Understand the Principles and Practice of Biostatistics
|9:00 AM -10:00 AM
||Gajewski - Bayesian accrual monitoring and prediction with software tools
|10:00 AM -11:00 AM
Pollock & Ittenbach - The Interface Between Biostatistics and Data Management
|11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
||Hurwitz - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Innovative Approaches to Teaching Ethics in Biostatistics Curricula
Dawson - University of Iowa
Teaching Statistical Ethics Via Lectures, Group Discussions, and Peer Mentoring
Cabral - Boston University School of Public Health
A Graduate Course on Ethics in Biostatistical Practice
Chaloner - University of Iowa
Topics for a Statistical Ethics Course: Are Your Analyses Reproducible? Is Your Clinical Trial Design Ethical? Are Mendel's Data Too Good?
|12:15 PM -1:15 PM
|1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
|1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
ACTStat: Potential Future Initiatives, Introduction, Leah Welty, PhD
|1:35 PM - 1:45 PM||Bridges to the other ACTStat
Carter - Report on program committee for Translational Science 2015
Perkins - Formation of BERD Special Interest Group (SIG) in ACTStat
|1:45 PM - 2:10 PM||Potential continuation of BERD Working Group Activities
Enders - Education
Gelfold - Ethics
Pollock - Data Management and Quality
|2:10 PM - 2:30 PM||Annual Survey - Past, present, and future
Rickey Carter, PhD; Maurizio Macaluso, MD, DPH; Hossein Rahbar, PhD; Bob Oster, PhD; and Leah Welty, PhD
|2:30 PM - 3:00 PM||Break-out sessions and discussion|