The 2024 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:

  • PROM Scores…Oh, the Stories They Could Tell! Emerging Methods that Use Score Vignettes for Score Interpretation
  • Bridge the gap; integrating Patient Reported Outcome Measures and Shared Decision Making
  • Dealing with the Complexities of Concurrently Translating and Implementing Electronic Clinical Outcome Assessments: Best Practices Roundtable
  • Patient-Centered Measurement: Perspectives from philosophy and health-related quality of life
  • The Value of Patient Experience Data Beyond the Label Claim
  • Will it make a difference? Judging the impact of novel interventions at the group-level
  • Developing Sensor-Based Outcome Measures to Enhance Understanding of the Patient Experience in Medical Product Development
  • Lessons learned from diary-based patient-reported outcome measures: What case studies can teach us about design, testing, validation, interpretation, and implementation
  • People not patients – application and value of a person-centered approach to women’s health to capture and appreciate the unique experiences, needs and perspective of women within drug development
  • Use of Patient-reported Outcomes in Cancer Clinical Practice: Case Studies from Europe and the United States

Registration for the 2024 Annual Conference is now open;
we hope you’ll join us in Cologne!

Early Bird Registration ends 1 July 2024. Take advantage of special savings 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.