The 76th Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics will be held virtually on December 7-11, 2020.
Below is the 2020 (76th) program.

DAY

01 - Monday December 07, 2020

  • 11:00 - 12:00
    SESSION KEYNOTE

    Precision Imaging for Precision Medicine- Biomarkers and Beyond
    Sue-Jane Wang, FDA
    Moderator: Alfred H. Balch

  • 12:00 - 14:50
    SESSION A

    Innovative Designs for Early Phase Dose-Finding Studies
    Sue Jane Wang, FDA, and Yuan Ji University of Chicago
    Moderator: Alfred H. Balch

  • 12:00 - 14:50
    SESSION B

    Recent Development in Analyzing Microbiome Data from Clinical Trials
    Yinglin Xia, University of Illinois at Chicago and Din Chen, UNC-Chapel Hill
    Moderator: Walter R. Young

  • 13:20 - 13:30

    BREAK

    Break (at your own)

  • 15:30 - 18:20
    SESSION C

    Randomization and Inference in Clinical Trials
    Diane Uschner, George Washington University
    MODERATOR: Ivan S. F. Chan

  • 15:30 - 18:20
    SESSION D

    Master Protocol and Its Application
    Jingjing Ye, BeiGene, Cindy Lu, Biogen andNicole Li, Merck & Co. Inc
    MODERATOR: Xiaoming Li

DAY

02 - Tuesday December 08, 2020

  • 11:00 - 12:00
    SESSION KEYNOTE

    Harnessing the Power of Statistics: Big Challenges, Big Opportunities 
    Dionne Price, FDA
    Moderator: Naitee Ting

  • 12:00 - 14:50
    SESSION E

    Causal Inference and Data Fusion
    Elias Bareinboim and Adele Ribeiro, Columbia University, Dr Mohammad Adibuzzaman, Purdue University
    MODERATOR: Bill Wang

  • 12:00 - 14:50
    SESSION F

    Real World Evidence Landscape and Evolution in Drug Development
    Jenny Fang and Melvin Olson, Novartis
    MODERATOR: Naitee Ting

  • 13:20 - 13:30

    BREAK

    Break (at your own)

  • 15:30 - 18:20
    SESSION G

    Practical Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling
    Fang Chen, SAS Institute Inc.
    MODERATOR:Ivan S. F. Chan

  • 15:30 - 18:20
    SESSION H

    Targeted Estimation of Direct and Indirect Causal Effects in Clinical Trials
    Jie Chen, Fang Liu and Yanping Liu, Merck & Co. Inc
    MODERATOR:Wenjin Wang

DAY

03 - Wednesday December 09, 2020

  • 11:00 - 12:00
    SESSION KEYNOTE

    New Statistical Initiatives in the FDA CDRH 
    Speaker: Ram Tiwari, CDRH, FDA
    Moderator: Bill Wang

  • 12:00 - 14:50
    SESSION I

    Likelihood Ratio Methodologies for Safety and Risk-Based Monitoring
    Lan Huang, Zhihao (Howard) Yao and Ram Tiwari, CDRH, FDA
    MODERATOR: Bill Wang

  • 12:00 - 14:50
    SESSION J

    Answering Old Questions with New Tools: Application of the ICH E9 Addendum in Oncology
    Kaspar Rufibach, Roche and Evgeny Degtyarev, Novartis
    MODERATOR:Kalyan Ghosh

  • 13:20 - 13:30

    BREAK

    Break (at your own)

  • 15:30 - 18:20
    SESSION K

    Statistical Designs and Strategies for Oncology Drug Development
    Cong Chen, Merck & Co. Inc
    MODERATOR: Kalyan Ghosh

  • 15:30 - 18:20
    SESSION L

    Statistical Methods in the Clinical Development of Novel Cancer Immunotherapies
    SPEAKERS: Bo Huang, Pfizer
    MODERATOR: Naitee Ting

DAY

04 - Thursday December 10, 2020

  • 11:00 - 18:00
    SHORT COURSE 1

    Artificial Intelligence for Drug Development, Precision Medicine and Healthcare
    Instructors: Professor Mark Chang, Boston University
    Moderator: Ivan S. F. Chan

DAY

05 - Friday December 11, 2020

  • 11:00 - 18:00

    SHORT COURSE 1 ( continued )

DAY

06 - Monday December 14, 2020

  • 11:00 - 18:00
    SHORT COURSE 2

    Working with Generalized Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Models
    INSTRUCTORS: Professor Walter Stroup, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    MODERATOR: Alfred H. Balch

DAY

07 - Tuesday December 15, 2020

  • 11:00 - 18:00

    SHORT COURSE 2 ( continued )

All tutorial and short course titles, presenters and moderators from 1970 onward are on www.demingconference.org

Session is based on a recently published text that is available for a discounted price. All times in the schedule refer to US EST Time *Virtual conference information with links to participate will be sent to registrants on Nov 15th, 2020.