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October 2012

Welcome to the October 2012 edition of the ISPOR eBulletin. The ISPOR eBulletin provides updates on recent ISPOR events and accomplishments. For more information, see:


2012-2013 ISPOR Board of Directors–Call for Nominations
ISPOR is a member-driven organization. Your participation is essential. The activities of the organization are a response to member needs. As a member-driven organization, its governance is determined by the membership. As an ISPOR member, you are encouraged to submit a nomination to serve on the 2012-203 ISPOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS. Self-nominations are permitted. Please email your recommendation, along with a curriculum vitae, to: The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, January 4, 2013.
For the 2012-2013 ISPOR Board of Directors members (including terms of office), please see:
2012-2013 ISPOR Board of Directors »


ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress

3-7 November 2012, ICC Berlin

Berlin, Germany




      Plenary Sessions

Converging or Diverging Models of HTA in Europe

International Price Referencing – Is There A "Right" Way to Perform It?

Fairness First? Social Versus Individual Preferences

ISPOR Short Courses: (Saturday & Sunday)

Congress Program: (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday)

Issue Panels (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday)

Workshops (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday)

Research Podium Presentations (Monday & Tuesday)

Research Poster Presentation Sessions Session I » Session II »
Session III » Session IV » Session V

Employers and Candidates – ISPOR eJOBS Employment

Visa Information

Venue/Hotel Information


ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference
2-4 September 2012, Taipei International Convention Center
Taipei, Taiwan


The ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference was held 2-4 September 2012 at the Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan. The conference attracted attendees from 41 different countries.

Released Presentations »
Conference Photos »
Research Presentation Award Recipients »


Value in Health Volume 15, Issue 6 On-Line

Value in Health Volume 15, Issue 6 is now available.


CALL FOR PAPERS! Value in Health Regional Issues Manuscript Submissions for Value in Health Regional Issues Volume 2, Issue 2 (CEEWAA [Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa] 2013) are now being accepted.


CALL FOR NEWS! News Across Asia Autumn Issue

The ISPOR Asia Consortium is soliciting PE/OR news in the Asia-Pacific region for its Autumn Issue of News Across Asia.  If you have any newsworthy items, please send them to:


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ISPOR Asia Consortium

The ISPOR Asia Consortium held several key business meetings, including the Executive, Advisory, Education, Publication and Industry Committees, during the recent ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference in Taiwan. The meetings were well attended with discussions on committee initiatives and accomplishments (DLP Chinese Modules, News Across Asia, 5th Asia-Pacific Conference and Value in Health Regional Issues Asia 2012).


In addition the following ISPOR Chapters held meetings during the Conference: Beijing; Chinese MDA-PE; Hong Kong; India; India-Andhra Pradesh; India-Karnataka; Indonesia; Japan; Kazakhstan; Korea; Malaysia; Shanghai; Singapore; Taiwan and Thailand. All Chapter meetings were well attended and Chapter leaders shared initiatives, health policies, HTA development in their countries and discussed future PE/OR event/collaboration ideas.


ISPOR 15th HTA Roundtable

The ISPOR 15th HTA Roundtable was held by HTAnetAsia on 5 September 2012. Decision makers from Asian countries shared current HTA status in their countries and discussed initiatives of HTAnetAsia for improving HTA in Asia.


ISPOR Viet Nam-Hanoi Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Asia Consortium welcomes the ISPOR Viet Nam-Hanoi Regional Chapter


ISPOR Chicago Regional Chapter

Join the Chicago Chapter as they co-host the 4th Annual Day of Education with the AMCP Midwest Affiliate, Thursday, November 8, 2012. Presentations will include a discussion on "Advancing the Quality and Relevance of Comparative Effectiveness Research" by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) member Todd A. Lee, PharmD, PhD.


ISPOR Egypt Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Egypt Chapter, along with the Arab Academy Graduate School of Business, co-hosted a seminar on Healthcare Technology Assessment (HTA) this past summer. Guest speaker included ISPOR Board Member, Zoltan Kalo, MSc, MD, PhD, who led a workshop entitled, “HTA for Pricing & Reimbursement in Drug Industry.”


ISPOR India Regional Chapter

The ISPOR India Chapter will hold the “First International Conference of ISPOR India Chapter” on 4-5 December 2012. Program and registration information are available at chapter website. Abstract submission deadline: 15 November 2012.


ISPOR India-Andhra Pradesh Regional Chapter

The ISPOR India-Andhra Pradesh Chapter will host a two-day “International Conference on Pharmacoeconomics and Good Pharmacy Practice” on October 13-14, 2012 in Anantapur, India. Conference presentations include topics such as “Applied methods in Pharmacoeconomics and Economic Modeling” and “Budget Impact Analysis”.


ISPOR Serbia Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Serbia Chapter and the Serbian Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices organized a course entitled, “Quality of Life Assessment,” on 24 September 2012, Belgrade, Serbia.


ISPOR Turkish SCP Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Turkish SCP Chapter elected a new President: Hakan Ergun, PhD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey.


ISPOR Israel Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Israel Chapter elected a new President: Noa Triki, PhD, Department of Health Technology Policy, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel-Aviv, Israel.


ISPOR Central America and the Caribbean (CAC) Regional Chapter

The President and Minister of Health of the Republic of Costa Rica has declared the 1st ISPOR CAC Chapter Congress, “Pharmacoeconomics and Health Economics in the Latin America Region”, as a “National Public Interest”. The Congress will be held on 8-9 November 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, San José, Costa Rica.


ISPOR Latin America Consortium

The ISPOR Latin America Consortium homepage has a new section for Other Events in the Region. It is available on the English, Portuguese or Spanish versions of the website.


ISPOR Chile Regional Chapter

The ISPOR Chile Chapter and the School of Public Health at the University of Chile, the Catholic University, and the Department of Epidemiology at Los Andes University will co-host “Introduction to Health Economics” on 5 and 12 October 2012 at the San Francisco Hotel Plaza, Santiago, Chile.


Research Podium and Poster Presentation Awards

PDF presentations and photos of presenters of ISPOR's Research Podium and Poster Presentation recipients can be found at the Scientific Achievements Awards tab on the purple toolbar on the ISPOR home page.




3-7 November 2012

ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress

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January 17, 2013

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting Call for Abstracts Submission Deadline

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