MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH ISPOR'S ONLINE ABSTRACT SYSTEM
BY 22 MARCH 2012, 11:59 PM (PST).
WORKSHOP PROPOSAL SUBMISSION INFORMATION
- All research abstract submissions, workshop or issue panel proposals, or case studies must be in English.
- All research abstract, decision-maker case study abstract, workshop and issue panel proposal submissions and presentations must not promote any product or service.
- Expenses associated with the submission and presentation of an abstract are the responsibility of the presenter.
- Conference registration is required for all presenters.
- The presenters of research are required to disclose financial support. Abstract review will NOT be based on this information.
- The research abstracts, workshops or issue panel proposals, excluding title and author information, should be no longer than 300 words. Decision-maker Case Study abstracts should be no longer than 750 words.
- The use of tables and graphs in your research abstract submission, workshop or issue panel proposals, or case studies are not allowed.
- Generic names should be used for technologies (drugs, devices), not trade names.
- Research that has been published or presented at any national or international meeting prior to this Conference is discouraged.
- Research presented at a previous ISPOR meeting is not allowed.
- Multiple abstracts on the same study are discouraged.
- Workshops are designed to share novel and innovative experiences in either the conduct of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research studies or the interpretation and use of pharmacoeconomics outcomes information in health care policy development.
- A workshop is comprised of 2 to 4 discussion leaders.
- Workshop submissions must be organized as follows:
- TITLE: Full title of your workshop
- DISCUSSION LEADERS: Names, degrees, positions and full contact information for the Discussion Leaders. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 leaders is permitted, and more than one organization must be represented.
- PURPOSE: A clear definition of the objective of the workshop
- DESCRIPTION: Background information on the workshop, including audience participation, should be included
- Accepted workshop submissions are published AS
SUBMITTED in the Conference Program and Schedule of
STEP 1: TITLE
When submitting your proposal, titles must be submitted in all CAPS.
STEP 2: TOPICS AND SUBTOPICS FOR WORKSHOP SUBMISSIONS
When submitting your proposal, you must select a topic that best describes your research. Topic subcategories are listed after each topic below to aid in your selection.
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF WORKSHOPS:
Workshop acceptance is
based on the quality of the proposal and the topic for
discussion. Specific criteria for acceptance are:
- The workshop purpose(s) are clearly stated.
- The purpose(s) can be achieved in the 60 minutes
- The information / issue(s) presented are novel or
- The workshop presentation should contain original
content and not just report on the routine use of a
single instrument or tool.
- Examples should be drawn from a number of sources and
the presenter(s)' own studies.
- The information / issue(s) presented are valuable to
pharmacoeconomic & outcomes researcher or the health
- There is an audience interactive element in the
- The workshop does NOT appear to be advertising the
company's services or products.
[Note: ISPOR recognizes
that a primary purpose of workshops is to allow the
presenter(s) to demonstrate their competence in a topic
or subject area. However, attendees expect a scientific
discourse, so it is important that these
workshops are not used as a marketing platform for the
presenter's company's products or services.]
Workshop Proposal Example