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Statistical Challenges for Meta-Analysis of Medical and Health-Policy Data May 09, 2002 - May 11, 2002
Registration Deadline: May 11, 2002 about 12 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: February 09, 2002 over 12 years ago
Organizers Organized by: Joseph C. Cappelleri (Associate Director, Global Research & Development, Pfizer Inc.), Joseph Lau (New England Medical Center), Ingram Olkin (Stanford University) (chair), Diana Pettiti (Kaiser Permanente), Drummond Rennie (Deputy Editor of JAMA, and Adj. Professor of Medicine, the Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco), and Donna Stroup (Centers for Disease Control)
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This symposium is designed to address current issues in meta-analysis. There will be reports on four topics: meta-analysis for policy decisions, publication bias, heterogeneity models, and equating of medical outcome measures. In addition, there will be other topics related to the methodology of meta-analysis or systematic reviews. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Abstracts for oral presentations or poster sessions are invited on the above or related topics. The closing date for abstracts is March 15, 2002. Abstracts of one to two pages in length may be submitted electronically to meta@msri.org or by hard copy to Meta-Analysis Symposium, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, 1000 Centennial Drive, #5070, Berkeley, CA 94720-5070. REGISTRATION INFORMATION The registration fee is $250 before March 15, 2002, and $400 thereafter. This fee may be adjusted or waived in special cases. To pay the fee, please send a check made out to "MSRI" to Meta-Analysis Symposium, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, 1000 Centennial Drive, #5070, Berkeley, CA 94720-5070. Visa and Mastercard accepted at the door. For more information about MSRI, please see Mission and Governance STRUCTURE OF THE MEETING (note, revised 4/5/02) Wednesday, May 8 For those arriving in time for dinner there will be an informal get-together, meeting at the Durant Hotel at 6:30pm (no-host dinner). This is by registration only: By April 20 please send email to loa@msri.org indicated you wish to attend. Thursday, May 9 8:00 - 8:45 am Registration 8:45 am - 5:00 pm Sessions Friday, May 10 8:45 am - 5:00 pm Sessions 6:00 pm Banquet dinner Saturday, May 11 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Sessions 1:30 - 5:00 pm Special session on "Reporting of medical data in the media." This will be a panel discussion with journalists and epidemiologists and statisticians.      Group photo of participants


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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show the MSRI rate on all room types available.

MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code MSRI123. Our preferred rate is $129 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.

MSRI has preferred rates of $149 - $189 plus tax at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can either call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. discount; or go to www.hotelshattuckplaza.com and click Book Now. Once on the reservation page, click “Promo/Corporate Code“ and input the code: msri.

MSRI has preferred rates of $110 - $140 at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select “I am an individual traveler affiliated with MSRI”.

Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.

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