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PSI are pleased to announce the countdown to the 2017 Conference has begun! As 2017 will be the 40th year PSI has held an annual event, the theme for the conference is Celebrating 40 years of promoting statistical insight. The conference will be held at The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London, between 14 to 17 May 2017.

The conference will consist of a variety of plenary and parallel sessions, as well as breakout discussion sessions, a poster session and the annual general meeting. Sessions will include quantifying effect sizes, toxicology, biosimilars, soft skills training, animated data, regulatory hot topics and many more with speakers from industry, academia and regulatory agencies. A draft agenda will be released later this year.


Early Bird Deadline: Monday 27 February 2017 Midnight GMT

Registration is now open! For further information including full details of registration fees and categories, please click here. To view the registration and housing terms and conditions please click here.

Please see the registration brochure for more information about sessions, speakers and prices.


For all queries regarding registration and housing please contact:

PSI 2017 Conference Registration & Hotel Secretariat c/o MCI

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
09:00 - 18:00 CET - Central European Time
(our offices are open on regular business days with the exception of public holidays)

T: +41 (0)22 33 99 713
F: +41 (0)22 33 99 631
E: psi2017.reghot@mci-group.com


We have already receiving a record breaking number of abstract submissions for contributed talks. The deadline has now passed for Oral contributions but we are still taking abstract submissions for posters until 27th February 2017. Thank you to everyone who has helped us achieve this record breaking milestone.

  • Oral Abstract: Closed
  • Poster Abstract: 27th February 2017

We welcome abstracts on any subject but would be particularly interested in the following:

  • Innovative Approaches to Rare Diseases
  • Bayesian Topics Within Early or Late Phase
  • Examples of Utilising Big Data
  • Case Studies Involving Innovative Designs/Methodology
  • Advances in Early Phase Development
  • Case Studies Applying Estimands
  • Challenges in Combination Trials (any disease area)
  • Approaches to Development in China or Japan
  • Case Studies Involving Translational Research
  • Consideration in Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Applications of the New ICH E17 Guideline to Plan/Design Multi-Regional Trials

If you are a career young statistician (approximately less than five years working in the pharmaceutical industry) then there will be a dedicated contributed session for you. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in presenting in a friendly environment and to network with peers at other companies.

In order to submit an abstract, please click here to download a form, which must be completed and sent to psi2017conference@mci-group.com

Successful applicants will be notified within two weeks following the deadline.

Scientific Programme

Please click here to view the draft programme for the 2017 conference. Please kindly note that the timings and sessions are provisional and are subject to change.

Sponsorship & Exhibition

Finally, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are already ongoing, thanks to those who have already signed up. We will be allocating the choice of exhibition space in the order exhibitors sign up. So get in early to secure the best space!

Please click here to view the Technical Manual.

Should your company be interested please contact Nigel Howitt (Nigel.Howitt@covance.com) or Chris Watton on (chris@wattonhall.com).

We hope you will join us in building on the great success of this year’s event in Berlin.

Lucy Rowell

PSI Conference Chair

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