The 2023 Annual Conference Scientific Program includes symposium presentations, which offer multiple researchers’ perspectives on related themes, showcasing the breadth of expertise in the ISOQOL community. Presentations and debate among speakers address alternative solutions, interpretations or points of view within the symposium topic area.

Symposium sessions occur on two separate conference days, and cover a variety of topics: there’s something for everyone! View a full list of Symposia topics and speakers at the conference website

Symposia topics include:

  • HRQoL relevance to whom and for what? Philosophical explorations
  • Alzheimer’s Disease – Theoretical and Measurement frameworks for demonstrating treatment efficacy and empirical valuation: applied evidence from the AMBAR trial
  • Bayesian analytics to address common issues in patient-reported outcome data
  • The spectrum from Indigenous lens to Indigenous led people-centred measurement approaches: Whose perspectives are we missing?
  • Co-producing Better Health-Related Quality of Life: The Importance of Educating Patients and their Caregivers about the Use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures in Daily Clinical Care
  • Innovations in in-trial interviews: Novel Approaches to Capturing the Patient Experience in Quality of Life Research
  • Measuring and valuing health in children using EuroQol instruments – Challenges and Opportunities
  • State-of-the-Science for Assessing HRQOL in Cancer Patients: PRO Item Libraries

Registration for the 2023 Annual Conference is now open;
we hope you’ll join us in Calgary!

Early Bird Registration ends 28 June 2023. Lock in last year’s registration rate by purchasing registration before the deadline!

The Conference Program and Schedule at a Glance are now available online at the conference website.

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.