Schedule at a Glance

Events » 28th Annual Conference » Schedule at a Glance

Virtual Conference Schedule: Live vs. On-Demand Sessions

Live events are only presented at their scheduled times, with the exception of plenary sessions.* On-demand sessions are available for viewing anytime from 12 October through 30 November.
*Plenary sessions available on-demand following their live presentation date.

Schedule of Live Events

Live content is spread over three weeks to accommodate varying time zones and existing work schedules.

All times are listed in Central Daylight Time (CDT). Click the time of each session below to view a Time Zone Converter

Plenary Sessions and Social Events

Date Time (CDT) Session
Tuesday, 12 October 2021 8:30-9:45 AM Plenary: Cutting Edge Research Plenary
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 8:30-10:00 AM Plenary: Use of PROs for People-Centred Care
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 2:00 PM Virtual Speed Networking*
Thursday, 14 October 2021 7:00 AM Moments of QOL: Cite your Sources
Thursday, 14 October 2021 9:30-11:00 AM Plenary: Validation of PROs for decision-making
Friday, 15 October 2021 7:00 AM Virtual Speed Networking*
Friday, 15 October 2021 9:30-11:00 AM Plenary: The Importance of Patient-reports in Learning Healthcare Systems

*This event is offered at two different times; kindly choose only one time to participate. Advanced sign-up is requested during conference registration.

Ticketed Events

These events require pre-registration and the purchase of a ticket. Spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

*Note: Workshops and roundtables presented through Zoom.

Date Time (CDT) Session
18-22 October 2021 8:00-11:00 AM Workshops (daily)
18-20 October 2021 7:00 AM & 2:00 PM Roundtables (twice daily)
18 October 2021 4:00-5:00 PM Communicating Science Seminar
21 October 2021 7:00-8:00 AM Communicating Science Seminar

Special Interest Group (SIG)/Regional Network (RGN) Meetings

*Note: SIG/RGN meetings presented through Zoom.

Date Time (CDT) Session
Monday, 25 October 2021 6:00-7:00 AM Japan RGN Meeting
  7:00-8:00 AM United Kingdom and Ireland RGN Meeting
  8:00-9:00 AM Ibero America RGN Meeting
  9:00-10:00 AM German-Speaking Countries RGN Meeting
  10:00-11:00 AM Health Preference Research SIG Meeting
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 6:00-7:00 AM Developing Nation RGN Meeting
  7:00-8:00 AM Statistics SIG Meeting
  8:00-9:00 AM Translation and Cultural Adaptation (TCA) SIG Meeting
  9:00-10:00 AM Patient Engagement (PE) SIG Meeting
  10:00-11:00 AM Psychometrics SIG Meeting
  5:00-6:00 PM Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) RGN Meeting
Wednesday, 27 October 2021 7:00-8:00 AM Response Shift SIG Meeting
  8:00-9:00 AM New Investigators SIG Meeting
  9:00-10:00 AM QOL in Clinical Practice (CP) SIG Meeting
  10:00-11:00 AM Regulatory and Health Technology Assessment
Engagement (R&HE) SIG Meeting
  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Canada-PRO RGN Meeting
  8:00-9:00 PM Chinese PRO RGN Meeting
Thursday, 28 October 2021 7:00-8:00 AM Mixed Methods SIG Meeting
  8:00-9:00 AM Industry SIG (I-SIG) Meeting
  9:00-10:00 AM JPRO Editorial Meeting (Invitation Only)
  10:00-11:00 AM Child Health SIG Meeting
  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM QLR Editorial Meeting (Invitation Only)

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.