ASA AdvaMed Medical Device Statistical Issues Conference

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Washington, DC

Precision Medicine: Statistical Challenges and Opportunities
The 2018 ASA AdvaMed Statistical Conference will bring together leading scientists to present and discuss
important statistical challenges in precision medicine. We invite academic, industry and government
professionals to participate. Students are also encouraged to attend.*

The (preliminary) program includes a keynote speaker and three invited sessions, which will also include
a panel discussion:

9:00 – 9:30 am             Registration / breakfast
9:30 – 10:30 am           Keynote Speaker
10:30 – 10:45 am         Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm   Dynamic risk assessment and prediction
12:15 – 1:15 pm           Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 pm             Decision analysis, risk‐stratification of diagnostic test performance,
2:45 – 3:00 pm             Break
3:00 – 4:30                   Prediction and diagnostic accuracy without a gold standard

Confirmed Speakers
RICHARD SIMON, National Cancer Institute, Keynote
SHENG LUO, Duke University
HORMUZD KATKI, National Cancer Institute
ZHEYU WANG, Johns Hopkins University

Confirmed Panelists
GENE PENNELLO, Food and Drug Administration
AO YUAN, Georgetown University
ZHEN CHEN, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Others, TBA

Co‐Sponsors: American Statistical Association Section on Medical Devices and Diagnostics (MDD)
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

For More Information and Registration*
Cutoff date for room reservation: April 16, 2018

*MDD members from academia (students, faculties, etc.) who need help in defraying the registration
cost of $200 may send a request to the ASA Section on Medical Devices and Diagnostics. Please send
your request to (note a number 0 in the email) with subject line, MDD 2018
Workshop Award (Sponsored by Biostatistics Consulting, LLC) before April 30, 2018.

Please feel free to forward to anyone interested.