Schedule at a Glance

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Schedule of Events

This page provides the schedule-at-a-glance for the 2020 Annual Conference.

*Items denoted with an asterisk require pre-registration as seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that all times listed below are in Central Daylight Time (CDT).
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Pre-conference Week

All SIG meetings will take place the week before the conference, 12-16 October 2020.

Monday, 12 October 2020

    6:00 AM – 7:00 AM              Japan RGN Meeting

    7:00 AM – 8:00 AM             United Kingdom and Ireland RGN Meeting

    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM              Ibero America RGN Meeting

    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM           Canada-PRO RGN Meeting

    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM         German-Speaking Countries RGN Meeting

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

    7:00 AM – 8:00 AM             Statistics SIG Meeting

    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM              Translation and Cultural Adaptation (TCA) SIG Meeting

    5:00 PM – 6:00 PM             Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) RGN Meeting

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

    7:00 AM – 8:00 AM            Response Shift SIG Meeting

    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM             New Investigators SIG Meeting

    8:30 AM – 9:30 AM             QOL in Clinical Practice (CP) SIG Meeting

    8:00 PM – 9:00 PM            Chinese PRO RGN Meeting

Thursday, 15 October 2020

    7:00 AM – 8:00 AM            Mixed Methods SIG Meeting

    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM             Industry SIG (I-SIG) Meeting

    8:30 AM – 9:30 AM            Child Health SIG Meeting

    10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        SIG Council Meeting (Invitation Only)

    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM            QLR Editorial Meeting (Invitation Only)

Friday, 16 October 2020

    7:00 AM – 8:00 AM             Health Preference Research SIG Meeting

    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM              Patient Engagement (PE) SIG Meeting

    8:30 AM – 9:30 AM              Psychometrics SIG Meeting

    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM           JPRO Editorial Meeting (Invitation Only)

Conference Week

Please note that all times listed below are in Central Daylight Time (CDT).
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Monday, 19 October 2020

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7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Workshops (1-4)*

Workshop 1: How Patient Engagement and PROMs are Changing Conversations and Care in Complex High-Stakes Chronic Conditions Across the Lifespan: A Roadmap to Routine PROM use in Clinical Practice

Workshop 3: Using Rasch and Classical Test Theory to Assess the Reliability and Validity of Clinical Outcomes Assessments: A Hands-on Workshop

Workshop 4: Stated-preference methods – an alternative method to measure the patient perspective

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Roundtables (1-3)*

Roundtable 01: Taking PROs into clinical practice: Implementation vs research- which should we be prioritising?

Roundtable 02: What’s next for Modern Psychometrics?

Roundtable 03: Moving Important Change Threshold Thinking From Minimal to Meaningful Change

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

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7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Workshops (5-8)*

Workshop 5: Interpretation guidelines for clinical relevance of Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) measures

Workshop 6: Bayesian Nonparametric Mixture Modeling and Patient Reported Outcomes Research

Workshop 7: Patient-focused endpoints: Developing and analyzing PRO endpoints with considerations for missing data for optimal interpretability

Workshop 8: Measuring Latent States in Medical Research: from Theory to Practice

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Roundtables (4-5)*

Roundtable 04: Big Data in PRO research: What happened and what is next?

Roundtable 05: The multiple dimensions of Patient Engagement

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

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8:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Plenary: Cutting Edge Research

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9:10 AM - 9:30 AM

Break

We encourage you to look at posters or watch on-demand sessions.

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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Plenary: “Hello, is it me you’re looking for?”: Measuring what matters to us

Thursday, 22 October 2020

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8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Plenary: “It’s not about the money, money, money”: Or is it? The future of value-based healthcare and outcomes-based pricing.

Friday, 23 October 2020

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8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Plenary: “Video killed the radio star”: How technology is changing the way we collect, analyze and interpret patient-relevant data.

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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

We encourage you to look at posters or watch on-demand sessions.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

ISOQOL Awards and Member Business Meeting

On-Demand Sessions

The following sessions will be available to view on-demand:

  • Oral Briefs
  • Oral Sessions
  • Poster Sessions
  • SIG Symposia Sessions
  • Symposia Sessions
  • Tricks of the Trade Presentation

Our Sponsors

The International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is a global community of researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, industry professionals, consultants, and patient research partners advancing health related quality of life research (HRQL).

Together, we are creating a future in which patient perspective is integral to health research, care and policy.