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November 2022

Conferences & Courses involving EORTC

Clinical Trial Statistics for Non Statisticians – Amman, Jordan

Amman, Jordan

About the course

A highly experienced faculty will present a stimulating and intensive course on clinical trial statistics for non-statisticians.
Course language: English

Course Objectives

This course is aimed at non-statisticians who work in clinical research or at statisticians with little or no experience in clinical trials and would like to deepen their knowledge in the field. Specifically, the course will go through the following concepts:

  • Principles of comparative clinical trials
  • Advanced methods for phase III trials
  • Exploratory studies and adaptive designs

Principles of comparative clinical trials

15 November 2022

Chair: Saskia Litière

13.30 – 14.00 Registration and welcome coffee
14.00 – 14.15 Welcome and introduction Saskia Litière
14.15 – 15.05 General statistical principles Coralie Poncet
15.05 – 15.50 Statistical analysis of time to event endpoints Steven Maclennan
15.50 – 16.10 Coffee break
16.10 – 16.50 The role of competing risks in survival analysis Andrew Hall
16.50 – 17.30 Quiz Moderator: Saskia Litière

Principles of comparative clinical trials – Part II

16 November 2022

Chair: Steven Maclennan

09.00 – 09.50 Trial endpoints and design of phase III trials Corneel Coens
09.50 – 10.40 Sample size for phase III trials Coralie Poncet
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.50 Problems and pitfalls of data analysis and interpreting results Saskia Litière
11.50 – 12.40 Interim data monitoring and early stopping rules Corneel Coens


Chair: Corneel Coens

13.30 – 14.20 Design & analysis of phase I studies Andrew Hall
14.20 – 15.10 Phase II designs without biomarkers Jammbe Musoro
15.10 – 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 – 16.20 Biomarker based and adaptive study designs Saskia Litière
16.20 – 17.10 Quiz Moderator: Corneel Coens

Advanced topics

17 November 2022

Chair: Andrew Hall

09.00 – 09.50 Quality of Life Jammbe Musoro
09.50 – 10.40 Prognostic factor analysis Coralie Poncet
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.50 Critical reading of publication Corneel Coens
11.50 – 12.20 Systematic reviews and meta-analyses Steven Maclennan
12.20 – 12.30 Closing


The course will be held at St. Regis Hotel – Amman, Jordan.
To claim the special room rate for this event at the St. Regis Hotel Amman, please contact: Mr. Momen Tamimi

Hotel Recommendations

Participants shall organize their own hotel accommodation.

The course will be held at Sheraton Amman
5th Circle, P.O. Box 840064
Amman – Jordan
Bristol Hotel
Abdelrahim Allawi Street,
5th Circle behind Arab Medical Center,
Amman Jordan


  • Registration will close on Oct 8, 2022
  • Online registration only


Course Fees

Course fee: US $ 500
Fee includes the course material, certificate, lunches, and coffee breaks.
Register now


Participants shall organize their own travel needs from/to airport. The hotel in which you reserve your accommodation may provide this service.

Visa Requirement

Entry visa could be obtained from the airport on arrival for most nationalities. Please check with the Jordanian Consulate at your country for visa requirements before your arrival to Jordan.

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