ISPOR 2024 Plenaries and Speakers Announced

Published Apr 22, 2024

The Society’s Annual International Conference Will Be Held May 5-8 in Atlanta, GA, USA

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—April 22, 2024—ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research announced the plenary sessions and speakers for ISPOR 2024, its annual international conference and the leading global conference for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR). ISPOR 2024 will be held May 5-8 in Atlanta, GA, USA. The conference convenes nearly 5000 healthcare stakeholders from around the world to discuss topical issues in the field. The content theme for ISPOR 2024 is, “HEOR: A Transformative Force for Whole Health.” 

Plenary sessions for ISPOR 2024 will focus on whole health and how HEOR can contribute to the many challenges faced in healthcare today through improved healthcare decision making. Panelists include the following with speakers added to the online program as they are confirmed: 

Plenary 1: Advancing Whole Health: How Do We Know When We’re Succeeding?
Monday, May 6, 2024
In this plenary session, speakers will explore how HEOR can drive innovation in whole-person health, including addressing the challenges and solutions associated with filling critical evaluation gaps.
Speakers include:

  • Moderator: Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA 
  • Eric C. Schneider, MD, MSc, FACP
    National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Washington, DC, USA
  • Denise Webb
    The Partnership for Southern Equity, Atlanta, GA, USA

Plenary 2: Missing Link for HEOR: A Path Forward for HEOR Data Integration
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

In this plenary session, the panel will examine the integration and linkage of real-world data in health economics and outcomes research.
Speakers include:

  • Moderator: Nancy Dreyer, MPH, PhD, FISPE
    Dreyer Strategies, LLC; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Picnic Health, Newton, MA, USA
  • Niall Brennan, MPP
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Joe Franklin, JD, PhD
    Verily, Washington, DC, USA
  • Keri Monda, PhD
    Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA 

Plenary 3: AI Enabling Whole Health: Opportunities and Challenges for HEOR and HTA
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

This plenary session will feature presentations from an expert panel focusing on artificial intelligence, HEOR, and health technology assessment, followed by an interactive panel discussion.
Speakers include:

  • Moderator Thomas Senderovitz, MD
    Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Alexandra Berk, PhD
    CVS Health RWE LLC, Woonsocket, RI, USA-
  • Rachael Fleurence, PhD
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Two co-located events are being held immediately prior to ISPOR 2024. The ISPOR Patient-Centered Research Summit 2024 is being held on Sunday, May 5 with the theme, “Advancing Patient-Centered Research.” ISPOR’s HEOR Short Course Program is also being offered on Sunday, May 5, with a wide variety of courses that range from introductory to advanced levels. Both collocated events require separate registrations.

ISPOR is recognized globally as the leading professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and for its role in leveraging HEOR to improve healthcare decisions globally. ISPOR 2024 draws together healthcare stakeholders with an interest in HEOR, including researchers and academicians, assessors and regulators, payers and policymakers, the life sciences industry, healthcare providers, and patient engagement organizations.

Additional information on the conference can be found at:
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