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The Effective Statistician Conference 2024

We have designed this conference for statisticians, data scientists, and programmers in healthcare. The last conference attracted already over 800 registrations because The Effective Statistician Conference provides an outstanding online experience with

  • engaging world class keynote speakers providing unique insights for you,
  • thoughtful and controversial panel discussions featuring leaders within the industry, and
  • hands-on interactive workshops to learn and improve your skills for a better career.

Additionally, you will benefit from new features introduced for the third conference:

  • outstanding virtual networking space designed for our introverted community,
  • contributed presentations about all phases of clinical development and beyond, and
  • online poster session covering diverse topics.

If you missed the chance to join last February 13-15, now’s your chance to secure your seat for the upcoming conference this coming November:

  • 1st Part: Nov 7-8, 2024 (Thursday & Friday)
    9-12pm CET and 3-6pm CET / 3-6am EST and 9-12pm EST
  • 2nd part: Nov 11-12, 2024 (Monday & Tuesday)
    9-12pm CET and 3-6pm CET / 3-6am EST and 9-12pm EST


  • 9:00 – 10:30 CET – Parallel Session
  • 10:30 – 11:00pm CET – Break
  • 11:00 – 12:00 CET – Keynote/Panel Discussion
  • 3:00 – 4:00pm CET – Keynote/Panel Discussion
  • 4:00 – 4:30pm CET – Break
  • 4:30 – 6:00pm CET – Parallel Session

Now, the third conference will build on this and create an even bigger impact including much more community work.

Like the past conferences, this two-part event will feature exceptional personalities in the field of statistics who will share their thoughts about progressive statistics, leadership, and the application of both in boosting clinical trials and research designed to improve the overall stature of global healthcare.

We aim at a much more successful result for everyone and bring together statisticians, data scientists, and programmers who want to know more about moving our community forward.

This conference will have a completely free part and a paid part.

The free part contains:

  • Selected keynote presentations and panel discussions
  • Participation in virtual networking and meeting speakers and sponsors
  • Access to selected recorded presentations


Sebastian Schneeweiss

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Harvard Medical School | Department of Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Tim Friede

Professor of Biostatistics Professor of Biostatistics University Medical Center Göttingen


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Conference Details

Decision making

At The Effective Statistician, our mission is to ensure that all healthcare decision-makers have access to the right evidence at the right time in the right format, to make the best decisions for patients. 

Our upcoming virtual conference in November 2024 aims to advance this vision through insightful presentations, interactive workshops, and dynamic networking opportunities.

Program Highlights

Contributed Sessions & 18-Minute Presentations: Dive into sessions and talks designed to deliver key insights.
Invited Speakers & Panel Discussions: Interact with leading voices in the field. 
Poster Session: Explore innovative research in our interactive virtual Poster Session hosted on HyHyve.


Dates: November 7th/8th and 11th/12th, 2024
Format: Virtual
Times: 9am to 6pm Central European Time (CET)
Contributed sessions and workshops:
9am to 10:30am
4:30pm to 6pm
Keynote presentations and panel discussions:
11am to 12am
3pm to 4pm

Registration Tiers and Pricing

Free Access: Enjoy selected presentations and our HyHyve networking space without any cost.

All Access Pass: Gain comprehensive access to all presentations, recordings, exclusive workshops, and the full HyHyve networking experience. Benefit from early bird pricing, which increases over time:

Initial Price: €47 (until June 1). Early bird.
June 1: Price increases to €97
July 1: Price increases to €167
October 1: Price increases to €247
November 1: Final price €297

Act early to secure the best price for the all-inclusive experience!


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Enhanced Networking Experience with HyHyve

HyHyve: Online Networking That’s Fun!

Experience our Poster Session in a virtual environment where participants can engage directly with presenters, fostering meaningful discussions and networking opportunities.

Our virtual conference’s networking space, designed with the innovative HyHyve platform, is meticulously crafted to foster professional connections, facilitate in-depth discussions, and now, we’re excited to announce, provide areas dedicated to fun and social interactions. Beyond meeting our esteemed sponsors, engaging with speakers, exploring poster presentations, and connecting in special topic areas, attendees will discover specially curated zones for relaxation and enjoyment. These fun and social areas are created to replicate the serendipitous encounters and recreational moments that are a cherished part of in-person conferences. Here, participants can unwind, engage in light-hearted conversations, participate in virtual games, and more, all designed to enhance the networking experience. This blend of professional and social spaces ensures that our virtual conference offers a well-rounded, enjoyable, and productive environment for everyone involved.

Workshop Sessions

Dive deep into specialized topics with our workshop sessions led by industry experts. Each workshop is designed to offer practical insights and hands-on experience: Register (at least for free) to get the updates on additional.

Master the art of presenting data in visually impactful ways.

Tackle the challenges of multiple comparisons and hypothesis testing.

Tailor your leadership style to meet the needs of your team and projects.


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Call for abstracts

Full Access for Contributors:
All contributors with posters or presentations will receive complimentary full access to the conference, including all presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Presentation Requirements:

All presentations must be pre-recorded. This allows the presenter to interact with the audience during their presentation slot.
Each contribution (poster or presentation) requires
  • an abstract with a maximum of 1500 characters, including spaces,
  • 5 keywords (not part of the character count)
  • Name and title of the presenter (and co-authors) with links to their respective LinkedIn profiles (if available)
  • short biography (max 500 characters, including spaces) of the presenter
  • photo of the presenter.
Session proposals must include abstracts for each individual presentation and an overall abstract for the session and the corresponding details for each presenter (see above).
The format of the sessions can be flexible, with options for pre-recording or live delivery.


Dr. Alexander Schacht is an accomplished statistician with a PhD from the University of Göttingen and over 20 years of experience in biostatistics within the healthcare sector. He specializes in phase IIIb and IV clinical studies, balancing regulatory compliance with commercialization and HTA submissions. Alexander has authored over 70 scientific papers and is a prominent speaker at international conferences, sharing insights on methodological innovations and data-driven decision-making in the pharmaceutical industry.

As the founder of The Effective Statistician, Alexander is passionate about teaching and has created a platform that includes a popular weekly podcast and various online resources to support the education of medical professionals. His real-world experience and belief in the power of statistics to improve patient outcomes make him a respected leader in the field. He is also actively involved in professional societies focused on benefit-risk assessment and data visualization.

Chantelle Cornett, BSc (Hons), is a Health Informatics PhD candidate at the University of Manchester and a Statistician at The Effective Statistician. With a background in data analytics, statistics, and statistical programming, she holds a BSc in Statistics from University College London and an MSc in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Chantelle has published work in “Research Synthesis Methods,” highlighting her contributions to health informatics.

Committed to improving healthcare outcomes through data, she has volunteered as a data analyst at The Neurological Alliance, supporting individuals with neurological conditions. Her career goals focus on developing innovative statistical methods to address complex health informatics challenges, particularly in women’s health. Chantelle’s work integrates academic research with practical applications, advancing the fields of health informatics and statistics.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a valued sponsor of The Effective Statistician Conference 2024 and enjoy a range of benefits, including promotional opportunities and full registrations for members of your team or clients. Our sponsorship packages offer varying levels of exposure and engagement across our platforms, including the conference website, social media, email list, podcast, and the HyHyve networking space.

Tier 1

Sponsorship “t-test”

price = 10 times the current registration price

11 full registrations

Placement on HyHyve networking space

Company logo on the conference website.

Mention in conference-related social media posts.


Tier 3

Sponsorship “ML”

price = 40 times the current registration price

All Tier 2 benefits.

48 full registrations

Prime placement of promotional items on the conference website and HyHyve networking space.

Prominent mentions in the conference podcast episodes.

Dedicated posts on social media platforms.


Tier 2

Sponsorship “ANOVA”

price = 20 times the current registration price

All Tier 1 benefits

23 full registrations.

Large placement on Hyhyve networking space

Featured promotional items on the website.

Shoutouts via our email list.


Academic sponsors

As an academic institution, you can become a sponsor at a reduced price of 470€, 940€, or 1880€ (including VAT if applicable) for the t-test, ANOVA or ML tier. Please contact conference@theeffectivestatistician.com to sponsor this event.

Non-for-profit sponsors

As a non-for-profit organisation (e.g. a working group, scientific association, ….) you can become a ML sponsor (without the 48 free slots) for free. Please contact conference@theeffectivestatistician.com to sponsor this event.

Call for Volunteers: Join the Effective Statistician Conference Team!

As we gear up for the Effective Statistician Conference 2024, we’re on the lookout for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to help us create an unforgettable experience for our attendees. This virtual conference, aimed at transforming healthcare decision-making, promises insightful presentations, interactive workshops, and innovative networking opportunities. If you’re passionate about advancing healthcare and statistics, and you’re looking for an opportunity to contribute to the community, we need your skills and enthusiasm!

Why Volunteer?

  • Networking: Connect with leading professionals, speakers, and other volunteers in the field of statistics and healthcare.
  • Skill Development: Gain valuable experience in event management, communication, and teamwork in a virtual setting.
  • Complimentary Access: Volunteers receive full access to the conference, including all presentations, workshops, and exclusive networking areas.
  • Certificate of Participation: A testament to your contribution and skills gained during the event.

Volunteer Roles Include:

  • Technical Support: Assist with the setup and smooth running of virtual sessions, including troubleshooting technical issues for speakers and attendees.
  • Networking Facilitators: Guide attendees through the networking space, ensuring they make the most out of their conference experience.
  • Workshop Assistants: Support the workshop hosts, manage session logistics, and facilitate attendee engagement.
  • Communication Aides: Help manage conference communication channels, including live chat moderation and social media updates.

Who Can Volunteer?

We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds who are interested in healthcare, statistics, and event management. Whether you’re a student, professional, or anyone with a desire to contribute to the success of our conference, we’d love to have you on board.

How to Apply:

Send us an email at conference@theeffectivestatistician.com with the subject line “Volunteer Application – [Your Name]”. Please include a brief introduction, your CV or LinkedIn profile, and a short paragraph on why you want to volunteer for the conference.

Don’t miss this chance to be a part of something impactful. Join us in making the Effective Statistician Conference 2024 a success. We’re excited to welcome you to our team!


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Sponsorship ML

The Effective Statistician Academy

The Effective Statistician Academy offers four distinct areas of training: Leadership, Innovation, Knowledge, and Excellence. Each area features expert-led courses that are designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your career. Whether you’re looking to take your leadership skills to the next level or stay up-to-date on the latest innovations in the field, the Academy has you covered.


The team is dedicated to making the world a healthier, greener place. Comprised of a diverse group, most members have backgrounds in science, with a strong emphasis on statistics. Their passion lies in researching and developing medicines and medical devices, driven by the goal of improving people’s quality of life and long-term health.

Recognizing that long-term health depends on a healthy environment, the team actively works to combat and reverse man-made global warming. Their mission is to enable people to live climate-neutrally, ensuring that the planet remains habitable and vibrant.

Australian Pharmaceutical Biostatistics Group

The Australian Pharmaceutical Biostatistics Group is a not-for-profit association of pharmaceutical industry statisticians and data scientists in Australia.

The objective is to uphold rigorous professional standards in the field of statistical and data science practices within the regulated health care industry in Australia. This is achieved through the provision of pertinent professional development opportunities, the facilitation of a platform for open discourse encompassing general statistical and data science practice as it pertains to research and decision-making in the regulated health care industry, and the pursuit of collaborations with relevant local and international entities.

Sponsorship ANOVA

MArS Market Access & Pricing Strategy GmbH

Are you looking for a hands-on consultancy with a strategic vision for the D-A-CH region? MArS has years of experience in planning, filing and negotiating in the three D-A-CH countries and will lead you successfully with your product to your commercial objective!

LifeSciHub Small/Micro-Business Community

The LifeSciHub Community is comprised of independent expert small, micro businesse. These experts have intentionally decoupled from the corporate ladder, usually at the Director or VP level, in order to practice their expertise as small, independent businesses. The range of expertise is vast- every aspect of drug development requires highly specialized skills, and the LifeSciHub small business community has them in abundance: biometrics, clinical operations, patient engagement, produce launch, CMC, supply chain, clinical contracts, regulatory, pharmacovigilance, computational drug modeling and simulation, RWE, HEOR, medical writing, eTMF. Some “solopreneurs” seeing process or technology gaps, have even created software products to further expedite innovation.

Sponsorship T-test

EpiStat – epidemiology, statistics and real world evidence

Epistat is a research consultancy company specialized in health data sciences and real-world evidence to support pharmaceutical companies throughout all phases of drug development.



The key to achieving goals in Life Science companies is always people. Clivoffective brings together Life Science companies and talented individuals in the fields of statistics and data science. By doing so, we close open positions for the benefit of the companies all while considering, nurturing, and building on individual talent strengths through our extensive expertise in statistics.

Smart Data Analysis and Statistics B.V.

Smart Data Analysis and Statistics B.V. is a consulting firm that specializes in the development and practical application of innovative statistical methods. We are experienced in the design & analysis of clinical trials, and the generation of real world evidence. We also participate as SME in various innovative research projects.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ), is a global biopharmaceutical company whose purpose is to innovate to transform the lives of patients and their families. We are focused on developing life-changing medicines for people with serious diseases—often with limited or no options—so they can live their lives more fully. By transforming biopharmaceutical discoveries into novel medicines, we are working to give people around the world the opportunity to redefine what’s possible – to make the “small wins” big again.

Together, we are experts, analysts, specialists, advocates, scientists and professionals all with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Working together, we are proud to support patients, innovate and bring new medicines to patients with critical unmet needs.

Engage with a passionate community of professionals and showcase your commitment to advancing healthcare decision-making. Our increasing tiers of sponsorship offer enhanced promotion and visibility, aligning with your marketing objectives.