The Second International Symposium
on Biopharmaceutical Statistics
March 1 - 3, Berlin, Germany
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Joint conference with
European Medicines Agency
International Biometric Society - Deutsche Region

February 27 - March 3, 2011
The Palace Hotel (
Berlin, Germany

The purposes of this symposium are (1) to bring together worldwide statisticians and related professionals who are involved in quantitative biopharmaceutical research, development and regulations to share and exchange information, experience and research findings, and (2) to improve and promote the harmonization of statistical practice in the industry at the international front. The theme of the second symposium is 'Pharmaceutical Statistics in Bridging Drug Development from Research to Marketing.' Prominent statisticians from regulatory agencies, academic and the industry will deliver keynote speeches on various perspectives. Invited and contributed presentations will cover a wide range of topics from non-clinical statistics, preclinical discovery, clinical development, post-licensure surveillance, to regulatory science and statistics. A series of pre-conference half-day short courses will be given by experts in their respective professional fields.

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Special Conference Issue in Statistics in Medicine
Papers based on the presentations at the Second International Symposium on Biopharmaceutical Statistics may be submitted for a special conference issue of Statistics in Medicine. We invite all speakers to submit high-quality manuscripts. Submitted manuscripts will go through the usual review process. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is June 1, 2011. The author guidelines are available at

The conference will be held in the Palace Hotel in Berlin. This hotel is conveniently located in the centre of the city, right next to the famous Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial church, close to the Kurfürstendamm, and the KaDeWe department store, and just a few minutes away from the Potsdamer Platz and the Brandenburg gate. The Palace Hotel provides its guests with outstanding service of unique quality. For our conference, the hotel has reserved a limited number of rooms for a special € 125.00(EUR) / night (single occupancy) and € 145.00 (EUR)/ night (double occupancy). This rate includes breakfast and the use of the Spa (massage and sauna will be charged extra).

You are responsible for your own hotel reservation. For online hotel reservation, please go here.

In some cases, a visum is required to travel to our conference. Please let us know if you need a formal confirmation to obtain a visum - write to

For additional information, please check back this web site or contact: Richardus Vonk, Bayer Schering Pharma AG (, or Amit Bhattacharyya, GlaxoSmithKline USA (

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