- 1 Hands-on Workshops (HOW)
Interactive training on topics that provide attendees with practical “hands-on” experience to use industry software tools in a classroom setting equipped with 10+ computers and under the skillful guidance of seasoned experts. Topics vary widely. Invited speakers only.
Wei Zhang, Pfizer
Mijun Hu, BeiGene
- 2 Applications Development (AD)
Exploration, discussion and demonstration of tools designed to facilitate the process of managing any aspect of pharmaceutical data during the lifecycle of clinical and observational trials, or even the trials themselves. These tools can range from single programs to partially or full integrated systems.
John Wang, dMed
Yanbin Zhu, CSPC
- 3 Advanced Techniques (AT)
Covers specific techniques that can be utilized for problem solving, system development, output delivery solutions, or any other area of technical interest. Topics can include the explanations of sophisticated programming solutions, utilities, and other innovative, high-level techniques to assist us in clinical and observational trials.
Haiping Yu, dMed
Wanqing Li, Hengrui
- 4 Submission Standards and Regulatory Insights (SR)
Covers the discussions about industry data standards such as CDISC CDASH/SDTM/ADaM, compliance, controlled terminology, versioning, implementation strategies and data exchange with varying parties, topics of submission industry standards such as define.xml/SDRG/ADRG and eCTD folder content, best practices and implementation strategies for regulatory submissions, and exploration of knowledge, experiences, pilots and case studies for regulatory requirements.
Shiyao Liu, Innovent
Xin Wang, Clinchoice
- 5 Data Visualization (DV)
Covers the exploration and demonstration of technical approaches for effective data visualization. Techniques will be presented on how to apply high-level technology to understand and communicate data effectively, and how to present results to people of every technical level from critical stakeholders, medical personnel, and regulatory authorities to the general public.
Mina Chen, AstraZeneca
Haitao Xu, TigerMed
- 6 Management and Career Development (MA)
Provides a broad range of topics and issues facing programmers, consultants, executives and front-line supervisors in today's ever-changing pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Topics include recruiting and retention, programming metrics, temporary workforce challenges, interpersonal interactions, and tips for new managers.
Yingying Yan, Qilu
Jia Yang, Novartis
- 7 Statistics (ST)
Implementation of statistical considerations, advanced analytics and innovative ideas to design trials, analyze the clinical data and report results from all phases of clinical trials, public health studies, and healthcare research.
Junyi Ma, Cstone
Yiqian Jiang, Fosun
- 8 Real World Data/Evidence (RW)
Presentations related to healthcare research areas that focus on patient-reported outcomes, registries, risk evaluation and mitigation strategies, and other real-world assessments. Topics will include analysis, summary reports, and data mining techniques from various data sources such as knowledge and behavior surveys, call center metrics, health claims, prescription databases and other sources that collect data from the real world.
Pamela Chen, TigerMed
Zhuo Chen, Hutchsion MediPharma
- 9 Coder’s Corner (CC)
Brief demonstrations of real-life useful nuggets of programming code, programming tips, efficiency techniques, useful algorithms and macros, and creative uses of software. This is a fast-paced section of 10-minutes presentations that are concise and tightly-focused, where sharing and explaining the code is the key.
Ying Liu, Hengrui
Fei Chen, Eli Lilly
- 10 Posters (Paper, PO)
Addresses a variety of SAS programming-related topics in poster board from rather than as a formal lecture. Posters are available throughout the conference and are ideal for displaying high-resolution graphics and innovative presentations. Authors are available during scheduled times to answer questions.
Yiwen Wang, AstraZeneca