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Abstract Information

As a Society committed to improving health and as a global event producer , ISPOR is closely monitoring news and reports of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreaks globally. All ISPOR conferences are currently proceeding as planned. Updates will be provided if the situation changes. The Society’s conference decision making and management are founded on a strong commitment to global health, as well as the health and well-being of its members and attendees.


The following is important information for all presenters. All presenting authors are required to register for the meeting. The early registration deadline for this meeting is Tuesday, April 7. Please complete your registration here if you have not already done so.


ISPOR 2020 will take place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in the Orlando Florida area!

ISPOR has negotiated a limited number of special room rates starting from $199 (+ taxes) for our conference attendees at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.

The deadline for reserving through ISPOR’s Group Block is Tuesday, April 14, 2020. As a reminder, accommodations are available on a first come, first served basis and based on availability.

Click here to book your hotel room at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.

Important Upcoming Dates

March 2Abstract Acceptance Notification
March 9Deadline to make Edits: Authors/Presenter Information only
April 7Early Registration Deadline*
April 14Deadline to Reserve Hotel Rooms (reservations will be based on availability after this date)
April 26 - July 26Upload Research Presentation PDF to Conference Presentations Database
May 8Deadline to Upload Presentation Slides to Speaker Center
May 16-20Registration available onsite
May 18 - 20 Upload Presentation Slides in Speaker Ready room for Review
JulyValue in Health Abstract Supplement Available On-line
*Registration is required for all Issue Panel moderators/panelists, Workshop discussion leaders and the presenting author for all poster and podium presentations. Discounted registration is available if you register on or before the April 7 early registration deadline. Registration and hotel fees are the responsibility of the panelists, discussion leaders and presenting authors.


As a registered attendee at the conference, you have an opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise while contributing to the future of HEOR as a Judge of the Research Presentations. Attendees who volunteer as Judges will review and evaluate the research presented during the poster and podium finalist presentations that were selected as part of the top 5% of accepted submissions by peer review score.

ISPOR Research Presentation Awards recognize the scientific merit of the research presentations by awarding selected poster and podium presentation finalists Award Certificates for Best Poster/Podium Presentations for the following categories: General, Student, and New Investigator.

As a Judge for the for ISPOR Research Presentation Awards you will be asked to:

1. Attend podium/poster sessions on topics you select

2. Evaluate the assigned Poster/Podium Presentations

3. Enter your scores in the New! Electronic Onsite Judging Portal*

*Your personal Judging Portal will be available onsite during the conference by logging into your User Gateway through your personal mobile device, tablet, or laptop browser.

Research Presentation Judge Sign Up will become available starting Friday, April 10. Please contact with any questions or concerns


To ensure the integrity of the review process, revisions to abstract text/title are not accepted after the abstract submission deadline. Requests for changes (typos or minor text corrections) will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and should be sent in writing to Any edits received after the abstract editing deadline are not guaranteed to be reflected in the print Program and Schedule of Events


Speaker Center is located within the User Gateway. This is an area where you can access your submissions, view scheduling information, upload your presentation, etc. Hard copy notification of acceptance/non-acceptance is now available in the Speaker Center in the User Gateway - click on the Notification Letter module.

As a Confex user, you will log into your User Gateway through ISPOR with the email address and password for your account.

Please note that you should use the same email address for your ISPOR profile and your submissions in Confex.

User Gateway can be accessed at:


Presentation Guidelines are available here.

Please note that only presented research will be published in Value in Health and the expectation is that posters will be on display during the Poster Author Discussion Hour for that specific poster session. Please remember that failure to present your presentation during the required Author Discussion Hour is considered a withdrawal. As stated in prior correspondence, ISPOR requires notification of withdrawal in advance of the meeting. All withdrawal requests can be completed through Speaker Center.

Please note that a failure to notify ISPOR of a withdrawal could impact future abstract acceptance.


Abstract presenters may submit their presentation through Speaker Center. Preferred format is PDF for Poster Presentations and Microsoft PowerPoint for Podium Presentations. Presentations received by this date are available for review in the Speaker Ready Room and will be pre-loaded onto the computer in the session room.

You are also able to upload your final version in the Speaker Ready Room. All presentations uploaded in the Speaker Ready Room prior to your session will be automatically pre-loaded onto the computer in the session room.


All sessions at the conference will be audio recorded. In the event that ISPOR would like to publish an article based on the transcript of your presentation in an ISPOR publication, you will be contacted directly by the Publications Department to provide your consent. Please note that ISPOR will not use the recording of your session in without your prior consent.


For onsite copying, printing and shipping services, please visit the ISPOR website here.

If you are not printing your poster in Orlando, you will need to hand-carry your posters to/from the conference. A shipping service for posters to the conference is not available. Please note that ISPOR is not responsible for any lost or misplaced posters shipped to the venue.