06:30 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
Full Hot Breakfast (Covered by registration fee)
08:00 - 09:00SESSION KEYNOTE
Pragmatic Benefit: Risk Evaluation: Healthy Disruption for Clinical Trials and Diagnostic Studies
Prof. Scott Evans, Ph.D.; George Washington University
09:00 - 12:00SESSION A
Recent Development on Bayesian Clinical Trial Designs Using Historical Data
Professor: Ming-Hui Chen, University of Connecticut
Moderator: Naitee Ting
09:00 - 12:00SESSION B
Subgroup Identification: A Comparative Review
Professor Wei-Yin Loh, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Moderator: Ivan S. F. Chan
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break (at your own)
13:00 - 16:30SESSION C
Statistical Challenges in the Analysis of Biomarker Data
Professor Stephen W. Looney, Augusta University
Moderator: Kalyan Ghosh
13:30 - 16:30SESSION D
Bayesian Nonlinear Models for Bactericidal Activity of Tuberculosis Drugs
Dr. Divan A. Burger, University of Pretoria
Ding-Geng Chen, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (UNC)
Moderator: Walter R. Young
19:00 - 23:00
Speaker’s and Awards Dinner
Speaker’s and Awards Dinner Optional Added Fee Event
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The conference was first held under the auspices of the Planning And Statistics Division of the War Production Board at Princeton University in December 1945, with one of the participants being Deming and Walter in 1988 Dr. W. Edwards Deming.
Since then, the conference then steadily grew in attendance and length. The 75th Annual Deming Conference will be held on December 2-6, 2019 at Tropicana Hotel and Resort -Atlantic City, NJ. There will be two parallel half-day tutorial sessions based on recently published books for the first three days for a total of 12 tutorial sessions (December 2, 3, 4). Then the conference will continue with (2) two day short courses on December 5 and December 6. The books used for the tutorial sessions and for the short courses as well as books written by invited speakers will be sold at an appreciable discounted prices. The authors of the books are invited as the speakers. Poster sessions will also be presented. A complete program pdf file will be available for download.
The conference is organized by the Deming Conference Organization.
75th Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics
December 2-6, 2019; Atlantic City, NJ
The 75th Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics will be held from Monday Dec. 2 to Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019, followed by two parallel 2-day short courses on Thursday Dec. 5 and Friday Dec. 6 at the state-of-the-art Tropicana Casino and Resort, Havana Tower, Atlantic City, NJ.
The purpose of the 3-day Deming Conference on Applied Statistics is to provide a learning experience on recent developments in statistical methodologies in biopharmaceutical applications. The conference is composed of twelve three-hour tutorials on current topics in applied biopharmaceutical statistic and FDA regulations, as well as two one-hour distinguished keynotes on Monday and Tuesday. The books, on which these sessions are based, are available for sale at an approximately 40% discount. Attendees will receive program proceedings of the presentations. There will also be poster sessions.
The conference is sponsored by the American Statistical Association Biopharmaceutical Section. Walter Young has chaired this conference for 50 consecutive years. The program committee include: Alfred Balch, Joseph Borden, Ivan Chan, (Din) Ding-Geng Chen, Kalyan Ghosh, Satish Laroia, Xiaoming Li, Sofia Paul, Manoj Patel, Naitee Ting, Yibin Wang, Wenjin Wang, Li-an Xu, Walter Young, Pinggao Zhang.
The full program as well as a downloadable printed version will be available on our website by June 1st and online registration will open in August. For more information about the conference, please visit https://