Session Formats

Learn YOUR way at Virtual ISPOR Europe 2020.  Whether you want to gather with all attendees during one of our afternoon Plenary Sessions, or dive into an in depth conversation during our Group Discussions, you can find a session format that fits your particular learning style.

Plenary Sessions
Plenary Sessions feature thought-provoking discussions on challenging topics related to healthcare policy, the application of HEOR in healthcare decision making, or methodology. 

Spotlight Sessions
Spotlight Sessions (SP) highlight timely topics in HEOR and promote areas of innovation of interest to the ISPOR community.

Issue Panels
Issue Panels (IP) introduce debates with multi stakeholder perspectives on new or controversial issues in HEOR.

Workshops (W) discuss new and innovative applications in the conduct and use of HEOR or the latest on real-world data, clinical-, economic-, or patient-reported outcomes, patient-preferences, and healthcare policy.

Podium Presentations
Podium Presentations (P) sessions are elevated research abstract submissions that are carefully reviewed and selected by the Research Review Committee. These 1-hr sessions typically consist of four 15-minute outcomes research presentations on a single topic with moderator facilitated Q&A. *Available On Demand only.

ISPOR Forums (F) are presentations or facilitated discussions on current HEOR topics by ISPOR Member Groups (ie, Chapters, Networks, Consortia, Task Forces, Special Interest Groups, and Council Working Groups).  Session content includes updates on regional issues and recent scientific research. *Available On Demand only.

Educational Symposia
Symposia are sponsored presentations related to ISPOR’s mission.  The sponsor organization selects a subject of interest to delegates and arranges suitable speakers.

Group Discussions
A new, two-part educational opportunity for ISPOR events that includes an on demand session released before the live conference dates, and a follow-up hour-long live discussion during the conference. 

Virtual Posters
Interact with the authors of the latest research discoveries in HEOR through our virtual poster presentations. Browse, comment, and discuss our posters at any time while our virtual platform is active. 
For detailed information about these learning formats, please visit our on demand and  live conference schedule