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40th Annual Meeting

When

May 19-22, 2019

Where

New Orleans, LA, USA

The Conference Venue

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Make your getaway to Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and enjoy the benefits of our perfect location in the heart of the city. Situated in downtown New Orleans, steps from the famed French Quarter, we're within walking distance of Bourbon Street, the Riverwalk, the Port of New Orleans and much more. Moreover, our hotel's proximity to the historic Canal Street streetcar line ensures travelers can easily venture out to experience all parts of the city, including the Garden District and Magazine Street.

Start your day in the Big Easy with a beignet breakfast at Roux Bistro before exploring the area's wealth of things to do. While nearby attractions beckon, travelers of all types will appreciate thoughtful hotel amenities like a rooftop pool and sun deck, 105,700 square feet of event space, a Sheraton Fitness Center and a lobby Starbucks. However you elect to spend your time in New Orleans, we know you'll look forward to returning home to your spacious guest room to soak up scenic views of this one-of-a-kind city.


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About | Us

About the Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the Society for Clinical Trials is a multidisciplinary program with broad participation. The Meeting brings together the clinical trials community from academia, the pharmaceutical and device industries, government agencies, medical groups and centers and clinical research entities.

Educational Highlights include:

  • Plenary sessions, simultaneous workshops and contributed presentations in presentations and posters
  • Pre-meeting workshop courses by leaders in the field
  • Annual Student Scholarship Competition
  • Exhibits from vendors showcasing publications, technology and other resources for clinical trials
  • Discussions of timely issues and research experiences among colleagues in the field of clinical trials
  • National/International travel opportunities
  • Presentation of the 2017 Trial of the Year Award
  • Presentation of the SCT Class of 2018 Fellows

This year's meeting will be held in Portland, OR “The City of Roses”. Portland boasts a world-class symphony, ballet and opera, as well as several theater groups and jazz clubs. It is also the home of the Portland Trailblazers (NBA) and the National Champion Portland Timbers (soccer).

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, providing the perfect forum to host over 500 clinical trials colleagues, located in the heart of the city near fabulous restaurants and shopping.

The program is being developed by the SCT Program and & Education Committees, and promises to make the best of this unique opportunity for international collaboration.

We look forward to welcoming you to Portland!


About the Society
The Society for Clinical Trials (SCT) is an educational, charitable, and scientific organization whose mission is to work internationally to advance human health through advocating the use of clinical trials, leading the development and dissemination of optimal methods and practices in clinical trials, and educating and developing all clinical trial professionals. We are a society with representation from academia, industry, government and non-profit research and advocacy groups. Our community consists of clinical investigators, biostatisticians, project managers, IT specialists, clinical research associates and people from other clinical trials specialties. Our membership spans the globe with representation from 34 different countries.

Find out more: http://www.sctweb.org/

Abstract | Submissions

Please select from the five different intake systems below to submit your proposals or nominations for this year's meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
All intake systems will be opened for submissions on September 5th.

Contributed Sessions

Submissions for the 2019 meeting are currently closed.

Contributed Sessions

  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Chalmers Students Scholarships
  • Sylvan Green Travel Award
Invited Sessions

Submissions for the 2019 meeting are currently closed.

Invited Sessions

  • Thematically Linked Talks
  • Invited Talks
  • Panels
  • 90 Minute Sessions
Education Sessions

Submissions for the 2019 meeting are currently closed.

Education Sessions

  • Pre-Conference Educational Workshops (4 hours)
  • In-Conference Tutorials (90 Minutes)
David Sackett Trial of the Year Award

Submissions for the 2019 meeting are currently closed.

David Sackett Trial of the Year Award

Each year the Society for Clinical Trials presents an award to a randomized clinical trial published in the previous year that best fulfills SCT predefined standards standards

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Fellow of the Society for Clinical Trials

Nominations for the 2019 meeting are currently closed.

Fellow of the Society for Clinical Trials

The Society for Clinical Trials established the title of "Fellow of the Society for Clinical Trials (FSCT)" in 2005 to honor Society members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of clinical trials and to the Society.

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Conference | Venue

Hotel Accommodations
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Frequently | Asked

Have a question? If you do not find the answer in our most frequently asked questions
below, please reach out to us at sct@fernley.com.

Registration will open early February 2018.
The early registration deadline is Monday, April 2, 2018 at Midnight Eastern Time.
Please see details of how to travel to the conference on the venue portion of this page.
Please click here to view the list of qualifying countries.
We request that all registrations are paid for online once the registration link is open however if this is not possible please contact us at sct@fernley.com.
All payments must be made in USD ($) to ensure that the full amount is received.
If payment is made by bank transfer we ask that you pay all bank charges. Alternatively we can accept payment by credit card where there are no additional fees unless your bank apply bank charges for international payments.
Yes. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Receipts will be issued electronically via email. This will be the only form of receipt.
We are able to issue an invitation letter once we have received your completed registration and payment. Please make this request in the notes section at the end of the online registration process. We require a minimum of 14 days' notice and it will be sent by email. Please note that is it your responsibility to check the Visa Entry Regulations into the USA and further information can be found by clicking here.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your passport is valid for travel and we recommend that you check with your local Embassy. Please note that some countries require your passport to be valid for up to 3 months from the date of return.
Yes, our registration desk is open every day throughout the event. Please note that the on-site fees are more expensive.
It can take up to 5 days for the Conference Secretariat to process your registration and email you your confirmation and invoice. If you have not heard back from them after 5 days, please telephone (215) 320-3878 or email sct@fernley.com.
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Exhibition | Sponsors

A La Carte Sponsorships & Exhibitors

We are delighted to allow companies the ability to either sponsor or exhibit at this years conference in Portland, Oregon, USA. There are a range of opportunities available at the conference with the exhibition that will take place alongside the conference sessions and refreshment breaks.

To purchase exhibit space and a la carte sponsorships online, please click here. For parties interested in Corporate sponsorship or paying via check, please download the prospectus and email to sct@fernley.com. If you wish to discuss the opportunities available, we would love to answer any questions you might have.

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies

Platinum Sponsor

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies

Our mission is to transform individual lives and fundamentally change the way diseases are managed, interpreted, and prevented. We believe that challenging something is the best way to change it.

Pfizer

Platinum Sponsor

Pfizer

Pfizer has taken an early leadership position in creating a discipline around Clinical Innovation, taking advantage of cutting-edge tools, approaches and partnerships to ensure our high-quality clinical trials are conducted with speed and agility.

The Biostatistics Center

Gold Sponsor

The Biostatistics Center

The Biostatistics Center is a research center of The George Washington University within the Milken Institute School of Public Health serves as the coordinating center for large scale multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic studies.

Frontier Science Foundation

Gold Sponsor

Frontier Science Foundation

Providing vital research support in worldwide efforts to develop new therapies that save and improve lives. Frontier Science provides innovative data management and analysis for clinical trials in a variety of disease settings throughout the world.

Merck

Gold Sponsor

Merck

Making a difference in the lives of people through our innovative medicines, vaccines, and animal health products. Committed to being the premier, research biopharmaceutical company dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions.

AbbVie

Silver Sponsor

AbbVie

We're a company that takes on the toughest health challenges. But we do more than treat diseases - we aim to make a remarkable impact on people's lives. We are AbbVie, a highly focused research-driven biopharmaceutical company.

AMGEN

Silver Sponsor

AMGEN

Amgen is one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. Amgen is a values-based company, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses.

BMC

Bronze Sponsor

BMC (BioMedCentral)

BMC has a portfolio of high quality peer-reviewed journals including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine, specialist journals such as Malaria Journal and Microbiome, and the BMC series.

Emmes

Bronze Sponsor

Emmes

Our clinical trials and research studies make a difference in developing new and improved treatment options and preventing threats to public health. At Emmes, we believe collaboration leads to valued, trusted scientific research.

Jaeb Center for Health Research

Bronze Sponsor

Jaeb Center for Health Research

The Jaeb Center for Health Research was established in 1993 as a freestanding, nonprofit coordinating center for multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic research. The Jaeb Center's focus is eye disorders or type 1 diabetes.

Journal of Clinical Medicine

Bronze Sponsor

Journal of Clinical Medicine

Journal of Clinical Medicine, is an international scientific open access journal, providing a platform for advances in health care/clinical practices, the study of direct observation of patients and general medical research.

Statistics Collaborative

Bronze Sponsor

Statistics Collaborative

Statistics Collaborative specializes in biostatistical consulting services for clients developing drugs, biologics, and devices. Our expertise lies in clinical trials, epidemiological studies, preclinical studies, and non-clinical research.