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DECEMBER 2012

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

2013-2014 ISPOR Board of Directors–Call for Nominations

ISPOR is a member-driven organization. As an ISPOR member, you are encouraged to submit a nomination for the 2013-2014 ISPOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS. Self-nominations are permitted. Please email your recommendation, along with a curriculum vitae, to: nominations@ispor.org. For the 2012-2013 ISPOR Board of Directors (including terms of office), see 2012-2013 ISPOR Board of Directors.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 4, 2013.

 

ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards

ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards are designed to recognize outstanding achievements in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. The awards are:

  • ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Lifetime Achievement Award
  • ISPOR Bernie J. O’Brien New Investigator Award
  • ISPOR Award for Excellence in Methodology in Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research
  • ISPOR Award for Excellence in Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research

These ISPOR awards will be presented at the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting in New Orleans, LA, USA, May 18-22, 2013. The ISPOR Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for all 4 awards. If you would like to nominate a candidate for one, or more, of the awards, please send in the required nomination materials to: awards@ispor.org by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013.  Nomination requirements and detailed award descriptions can be found at the ISPOR website at: ISPOR Scientific Achievement Awards »

MEETINGS

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting
May 18-22, 2013, Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA, USA

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2013

The ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting will be held May 18-22, 2013 at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA. For Plenary Session topics, short course program and sponsorship, exhibit, advertising and symposium opportunities, see: ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting »

 

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference
12-14 September, 2013, Hilton Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPENS: JANUARY 21, 2013

The ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference will be held 12-14 September, 2013 at the Hilton Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For Plenary Session topics, short course program and sponsorship, exhibit, and symposium opportunities, see: ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference »

 

ISPOR 15th Annual European Congress

3-7 November 2012, ICC Berlin

Berlin, Germany

OVER 3,500 IN ATTENDANCE!

Released Presentations »
Congress Photos »
Research Presentation Award Recipients »

PUBLICATIONS

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 18, Number 6 November/December 2012 On-Line

ISPOR CONNECTIONS Volume 18, Number 6 November/December 2012 »

ISPOR SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS/TASK FORCES

ISPOR ePRO Systems Validation Task Force

The final draft, "Validation of Electronic Systems to Capture Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) Data Recommendations for Clinical Trial Teams: A Report of the ISPOR ePRO Systems Validation Task Force," is open for review. Please submit your comments by Thursday, December 20, 2012. To view the manuscript and background information on the Task Force, see: ISPOR ePRO Systems Validation Task Force »

 

ISPOR GLOBAL OUTREACH

ISPOR Latin America Consortium NEWSLETTER

News Across Latin America, the ISPOR Latin America Consortium newsletter, published its inaugural issue in December 2012!  

 

ISPOR Poland Chapter

The ISPOR Poland Chapter is hosting the 10th Jubilee International Conference of the Polish Pharmacoeconomic Society, “Pharmacoeconomics in Poland – Summary of the Decade,” on 5-7 December 2012, at Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel, Warsaw, Poland. Program information is available at the Chapter website.

 

ISPOR Distance Learning Program New Bosnian Module

The ISPOR Bosnia-Herzegovina Chapter translated iDLP Module: Introduction to Pharmacoeconomics into Bosnian. The module is available at the ISPOR iDLP website.

TIP OF THE MONTH

ISPOR Website Map

The Site Map for the ISPOR website gives you a quick and comprehensive look at the ISPOR website and provides over 20 areas of interests and links to many useful resources.  To access the ISPOR Site Map, simply click the Site Map Link on the green tool bar on any ISPOR web page.

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

January 4, 2013

ISPOR Board of Directors - Call for Nominations Deadline

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January 17, 2013

ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting Abstracts Submission Deadline

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January 21, 2013

ISPOR 4th Latin America Conference Abstract Submission
Opens

More »

 

February 8, 2013

ISPOR Research Excellence Award

Nominations Deadline

More »

 

February 8, 2013

ISPOR New Investigator Award

Nominations Deadline
More »

 

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