Adaptive Platform Trials Scientific Meeting

OCTOBER 3, 2024

Chestnut Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Implementation

Understand the key elements of designing and implementing adaptive platform trials.

Operation

Gain insights into the operational aspects of adaptive platform trials, such as protocol development, CRF design, data management, and the role of standardization and operational documents.

Analysis

Understand the importance of pre-trial model-based simulations and interim statistical analyses for adaptive platform trials.

Ethics Approval

Learn about the ethical considerations, best practices, and the role of Research Ethics Boards in operationalizing ethical guidelines throughout adaptive platform trials.

Engagement

Explore strategies for effective engagement and involvement of participants, including patients and other stakeholders, in the adaptive platform trial process.

Networking

Connect and learn with experts, researchers, professionals, and trainees working on adaptive platform trials.

Agenda

Learn. Connect. Transform.

The APT Scientific Meeting is for clinical trialists, clinical investigators, statisticians, trial methodologists, health economists, trainees, policymakers, patient advocates, and anyone interested in the use, design and implementation of platform trials.

Scientific Committee

Benita Hosseini

CHAIR
PhD MSc

Andrew Pinto

MD CCFP FRCPC MSc

Robert Fowler

MDCM MSc

Shirin Golchi

PhD MSc

Share your research

Call for abstracts

Submit original research or applications related to adaptive platform trials (APTs). Topics include trial design, implementation challenges, statistical methodologies, and findings of APTs.

Sponsors and Supporters

The Upstream Lab is organizing the 2024 Adaptive Platform Trials Scientific Meeting. This non-profit research group, based at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital, is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the population by addressing social determinants of health, using artificial intelligence, and conducting trials.

Get in touch

Questions? Contact info@cantreatcovid.org

Date: October 3, 2024
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:

University Room – 3rd Floor
Chestnut Conference Centre
89 Chestnut St
Toronto, ON M5G 1R1

We acknowledge that this event is happening on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee, and the Huron-Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis. We also acknowledge that Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit.

The APT Scientific Meeting is for clinical trialists, clinical investigators, statisticians, trial methodologists, health economists, trainees, policymakers, patient advocates, and anyone interested in the use, design and implementation of platform trials.

Click here to register.

Registration fees:

  • $30 CAD for trainees and students
  • $60 for professionals

Yes, abstract submissions are welcome. Please refer to the abstract submission guidelines for specific format, deadlines, and submission process instructions.

We appreciate your interest in contributing to the conference. Please contact our organizing committee at info@cantreatcovid.org to inquire about speaking at the APT Scientific Meeting. We welcome diverse perspectives and expertise.

Yes, the APT Scientific Meeting will be available online for virtual attendance. Virtual attendees will have access to live and recorded sessions and the ability to participate in Q&A sessions.