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.

We look forward to meeting at ISPOR Europe 2020 in Milan, Italy where we will be focusing on the theme “Improving Health: Establishing Incentives and Sharing Value”.

Theme-Related Content Encouraged

ISPOR is interested in content related to the conference theme “Improving Health: Establishing Incentives and Sharing Value”.

The following featured areas are encouraged:

  • Role of public and private sectors in healthcare financing and value creation, including experiences with effective private-public partnerships (PPPs)
  • Methodologies and policy interventions to advance effective incentives system including targeted investment
  • Sustainable innovation approaches towards shared value, access and affordability (including policy innovation)

Case studies and other examples of these featured areas of research are welcomed.

COVID-19 Related Content

Given our current shared experience with the global pandemic, ISPOR is very interested in any HEOR research around this topic. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: Economic Evaluation - and its use in healthcare decisions; Modeling, both disease and economic; and COVID specific Clinical Outcomes Assessment including Patient Centered Research.

Please note the following important dates!

Abstract Submission Opens: 2 March 2020

Abstract Submission Deadline: 8 July 2020

Author Notification: 1 September 2020

Why Submit an Abstract to ISPOR Europe 2020?

  • Reach a Global HEOR Audience of over 3000 healthcare stakeholders from all sectors who will convene in Milan. Contribute your research, ideas, and knowledge to advance the science of HEOR.
  • Optimize the impact of your research by submitting to an ISPOR conference with its impressive attendee profile, the Society's global recognition, and wide-spread dissemination of conference content.
  • Advance Your Career
  • Be part of this international network, become eligible for presentation awards, and be cited in ISPOR's leading HEOR journal, the MEDLINE®-indexed Value in Health (all accepted and presented research published).
  • Advance the science of HEOR
ISPOR is strongly committed to diversity. The Society’s Strategic Plan and core values embrace excellence through encouragement and acceptance of diverse ideas, cultures, and disciplines. Research submissions are encouraged from all stakeholders and are evaluated based on merit. ISPOR also aims to reflect the diversity of its membership in all endeavors and encourages consideration of diversity in abstract submissions. Diversity dimensions include (but not limited to) gender, career stage, ethnicity, race, education, sexual orientation, region/geographic location, physical disability, and religion. Additional information can be found at the Society’s Diversity Policy.