December 8-12, 2014 at Atlantic City, New Jersey
The 70th Deming Conference on Applied Statistics
Sponsored by Metropolitan Section, ASQ and Biopharmaceutical Section, ASA
2014 Program

Program Tutorial Sessions Short Courses Poster Session
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The format of the 70th conference will be identical to that of the 69th. The 70th program will be posted on or before June first.

70th Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics
December 8-12, 2014
Atlantic City, NJ

The purpose of the 3-day Deming Conference on Applied Statistics is to provide a learning experience on recent developments in statistical methodologies. The conference is composed of 12 3-hour tutorials on current statistical topics of interest based on recently published texts. The conference is followed by two 2-day parallel short courses. The conference sells these books at a 40% discount. Poster submissions are also solicited.

69th Conference Program (2013)
Poster Session

The Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics will accept submission of abstracts for poster presentation during the conference. The poster sessions provide a forum to attendees to present concepts and issues of relevance to their peers. The rules and tips of the poster presentations can be found by clicking the button below.

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Program Summary

Summary of The 2013 program is given below. Click the session titles or course titles to read the abstracts. Click the name for speaker's biosketch. Titles with & are based on a book, which can be ordered online through the registration page.

The 70th Deming Conference Program
12/9/2013 (Monday)
Morning Session (8:30 AM - 11:30) Afternoon Session (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Session A: Bayesian Computation with R &

Professor Jim Albert
Bowling Green State University

Session C: Practical Bayesian Computation Using SAS

Dr. Fang Chen

Session B: Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation &

Dr. Joseph C. Cappelleri
Pfizer Inc

Session D: Applied Meta Analysis Using R &

Professor Din Chen
University of Rochester

7:00 PM: Speaker Dinner and Student Poster Award
Click here to view the abstracts and award recipients
12/10/2013 (Tuesday)
Morning Session (8:30 AM - 11:30 AM) Afternoon Session (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Poster Session: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Session E: Effective Communication Using Graphics

Dr. Thomas Bradstreet

Session G: Trellis (Lattice) Graphics &

Dr. Deepayan Sarkar
Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi

Session F: Some Recent Practical Bayesian Adaptive Designs for Early-Phase Clinical Trials in Oncology

Dr. Yuan Ji
NorthShore University Health System/The University of Chicago

Session H: Statistical Approaches to Multiplicity Issues in Modern Clinical Trials

Dr. Mohammad Huque
Office of Biostatistics, OTS, CDER, FDA

12/11/2013 (Wednesday)
Morning Session (8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Poster Session: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Afternoon Session (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Session I: Monitoring Clinical Trial Outcomes With Delayed Response: Incorporating “Pipeline” Data With Group Sequential Designs and With Adaptive Designs

Professor Chris Jennison
University of Bath

Professor Bruce Turnbull
Cornell University

Session K: Model-Based Optimal Experimental Design In Early Phases of Drug Development &

Dr. Sergei Leonov

Dr. Valerii Fedorov

Session J: FDA and The Discipline Of Regulatory Science: A Perspective on an Academic Discipline of Regulatory Statistics In Medical Products

Dr. Robert T. O’Neill

Session L: Utilities and Challenges of Some Complex Clinical Trial Designs in Regulatory Applications

Dr. H.M. James Hung
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Dr. Sue-Jane Wang
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12/12/2013 - 12/13/2013 (Thursday and Friday)
8:30 – 10:00 Lecture 10:00 – 10:20 Break 10:20 – 11:50 Lecture 11:50 – 1:10 Lunch 1:10 – 2:40 Lecture 2:40 – 3:00 Break 3:00 – 4:30 Lecture
Friday schedule will be an half hour earlier to facilitate students' transportation home
Short Course 1: Design and Analysis of Experiments using Generalized Linear Mixed Models &

Professor Walt Stroup
University of Nebraska

Short Course 2: Group Sequential and Adaptive Methods in the Design of Clinical Trials &

Professor Chris Jennison
University of Bath

Professor Bruce Turnbull
Cornell University

The following books will be used and sold during the conference. Please order the books through the registration page. You should not order the book used for the short course you registered unless you want to order extra copies.
Book Information (Author, Title, etc.) Price (USD)
List Discount
Taylor and Francis
Cappelleri, Zou, Bushmakin , Alvir, Alemayehu, and Symonds, Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation, 2014, 320 Pages, ISBN: 978143987367099.99 63
Din Chen, and Karl Peace, Clinical Trial Data Analysis Using R, 2010, 387 Pages, ISBN: 978143984020789.99 57
Din Chen, Jianguo Sun, and Karl Peace, Interval-Censored Time-to-Event Data: Methods and Applications, 2012, 421 Pages, ISBN: 978146650425799.99 63
Din Chen, and Karl Peace, Applied Meta-Analysis with R, 2013, 342 Pages, ISBN: 978146650599589.99 57
Valerii Fedorov, and Sergei Leonov, Optimal Design for Nonlinear Response Models, 2013, 404 Pages, ISBN: 978143982151089.99 57
Christopher Jennison, and Bruce Turnbull, Group Sequential Methods with Applications to Clinical Trials, 1999, 416 Pages, ISBN: 9780849303166119.99 75
Walter W. Stroup, Generalized Linear Mixed Models: Modern Concepts, Methods and Applications, 2012, 555 Pages, ISBN: 978143981512099.99 63
Jim Albert, Bayesian Computation with R, Second Edition (2nd Edition), 2009, 299 Pages, ISBN: 978038792298059.99 39
Jim Albert, and Maria Rizzo, R by Example, 2012, 359 Pages, ISBN: 978146141365364.99 42
Deepayan Sarkar, Lattice, 2008, 265 Pages, ISBN: 978038775969279.99 51

Download the conference brochure here.