2019 Annual Meeting
July 27-28, 2019

Mineral Hall Rooms F & G
Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th Street Denver,
CO 80202

Poster Session and Early Career Award


Day 1 Program
Saturday, July 27th - Mineral Hall F-G on Saturday
08:00 AM - 08:15 AM Check In/Registration (Breakfast provided)
08:15 AM - 08:45 AM Welcoming Remarks,Rickey E. Carter
Orientation and Introduction,Heidi Spratt
Group Introductions
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM Novel Trial Designs Interactive Session
Alex Kaizer
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Bells and whistles in study design and analysis:
(statistical) music or just noise?
Jody Ciolino
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee Break & Networking
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Fostering Innovation in Biostatistics
Speakers: Dandan Liu & Edward Ip
Moderator: Leah Welty
11:45 AM - 11:55 AM Lightning Poster Presentations
Moderator: Jonathan D. Mahnken
11:55 AM - 01:00 PM Group Lunch and poster discussions
01:00 PM - 01:45 PM Power Estimation with Pilot Data
Kristofer Jennings
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM Ethics, Accountability and Trust in Artificial Intelligence
Matthew DeCamp
02:45 PM - 03:15 PM Coffee Break & Networking
03:15 PM - 04:00 PM Early Career Award Presentation
Moderator: Jonathan Mahnken
04:00 PM - 04:45 PM Keeping Skills Sharp
Mary Kwasny
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM ACTstat Annual Business Meeting
06:00 PM - 09:30 PM ACTStat Annual Networking Dinner
Wynkoop Brewing Company
Day 2 Program
Sunday, July 28th - Mineral Hall F-G on Sunday
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Breakfast, Networking, and Updates from Related Groups
8:30 BERD Special Interest Group
8:35 CTSA Consortium
8:40 ACTStat Open Mic
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Presentation
Regina Nuzzo
Communication of Statistical Findings
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM The art of debate and negotiation
Moderator: Leah Welty & Rickey Carter
11:45 AM - Noon ACTStat Board of Directors Election Update
Leah Welty
New board introductions
Noon Closing Remarks, Rickey E. Carter
Outgoing President

2019 Program Committee Members, in alphabetical order

Luaren Balmert Jonathan Mahnken
Rickey Carter David Rocke
Nichole Carlson Phillip Schulte
Kristofer Jennings Heidi Spratt
Alex Kaizer M.Wang
Miranda Kroehl Leah Welty
Minjae Lee Judy Zhong
Jungwha Lee

If you have any questions in regards to the ACTStat and or its annual meeting please contact Dr. Heidi Spratt (ACTStat Secretary)

Registration details:

  • Full conference registration for both days, July 27th & 28th (includes lunch Saturday, the annual meeting dinner Saturday, and breakfast Sunday)
    • $425.00 for professional members
    • $350.00 for student members.
  • Single day registration for Saturday, July 27th only (includes lunch Saturday and the annual meeting dinner)
    • $300.00 for professional members
    • $250.00 for student member
  • Single day registration for Sunday, July 28th only (includes breakfast Sunday)
    • $175.00 for professional members
    • $150.00 for student members
  • Annual meeting dinner for guest Saturday, July 27th
    • $65.00 for each additional guest

  • All meals include entrée and non-alcoholic beverages.

  • Dietary restrictions please email Dr. Heidi Spratt (ACTStat secretary)