Educational Workshop: Contemporary Issues in Clinical Trials Methods

Friday, July 12, 2019
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Los Angeles, USA


This workshop will discuss contemporary issues in clinical trials, which aid clinicians in selecting cost-effective trial designs. The workshop will cover trial enrichment and simulation, Bayesian thinking and adaptive trial designs and multiple comparisons. Instructors from both industry and academia will present. For each topic, lectures will start with an overview of basic concepts, followed by more advanced topics, using practical examples. Behavioral interventionists are also encouraged to attend.

This workshop was organized by the ISTAART Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods PIA.

Organizing Committee


An agenda will be posted closer to the start of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®).

Target Audience

Clinicians and statisticians.


Educational workshops come with separate registration fees in addition to AAIC full conference registration. Workshops can also be purchased as stand-alone events. Registration for this workshop will open in February.


ISTAART logoThe Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) is a professional society for individuals interested in Alzheimer's and dementia science — including scientists, physicians and other professionals involved in the causes and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

ISTAART membership makes AAIC even better: Receive discounted registration, participate in Professional Interest Areas (PIAs), attend PIA Day scientific sessions before AAIC begins and get access to exclusive members-only scientific and networking events. Members also receive ongoing benefits throughout the year, including an online monthly subscription to Alzheimer's & Dementia®: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, free online access to Neurobiology of Aging, access to an online career center, monthly e-newsletters, networking forums and extended LOI deadlines for the Alzheimer's Association International Research Grant Program.

Learn more and join ISTAART. New members can also join ISTAART during AAIC registration: Select “ISTAART Membership + AAIC Registration” as the AAIC registration category to purchase one year of ISTAART membership in addition to AAIC registration at the member rate.

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