SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

08:30 ~ 08:40
Opening ~ TCS 
08:40 ~ 08:50
Opening ~ TSC ~ Project group
Speaker: İbrahim Halil Tanboğa
09.00 ~ 11:40
Fundamentals of Clinical trials
Chairs: Lale Tokgözoğlu, Mehmet Özkan
09.00 ~ 09.40
Meet the master: The essentials of randomized  clinical trials (RCTs)
Speaker: C. Michael Gibson
09.40 ~ 10:00
Causality vs Association
Speaker: Cihangir Kaymaz
10:00 ~ 10:10
Registries and other observational studies
Speaker: Selim Topcu
10:10 ~ 10:20
Coffee Break
10:20 ~ 11:10
Understanding or misunderstanding clinical trials
Chairs: Oktay Ergene, Ertuğrul Okuyan
Speaker: İbrahim Halil Tanboğa
10:20 ~ 10:40
Insignificance of significance
Speaker:
10:40 ~ 11:00
Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence
Speaker:
11:00 ~ 11:10
Discussion
11:10 ~ 11:20
Coffee Break
11:20 ~ 11:50
TSC ~ Clinical Research Association Joint session: Clinical trials in Turkey
Chairs: Mustafa Kemal Erol, Vedat Aytekin
Speaker: Hamdi Akan
11:50 ~ 12:45
Brainstorming on some landmark studies ~ 1 
Chairs: Engin Bozkurt, Serdar Küçükoğlu
Panelists: Dilek Ural, Aylin Yıldırır, Cem Barçın, Alper Kepez, Mehmet Ballı, Bernas Altıntaş
12:45 ~ 14:00
Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:00
Statistics and clinical prediction models
Chairs: Mustafa Kılıçkap, Kamber Kaşalı
14:00 ~ 14:20
Essentials of statistics for Cardiologist
Speaker: Cem Barçın
14:20 ~ 15:00
Clinical prediction models (Regression analysis, Calibration, Internal and External Validations)
Speaker: Maarten Van Smeden
15:00 ~ 15:10
Disscussion
15:10 ~ 16:00
Brainstorming on some landmark studies - 2 
Chairs: Sadi Güleç, Ertan Yetkin
Panelists: Meral Kayıkçıoğlu, Enver. Atalar, Ümit Giray, Hüseyin Ayhan, Çağlar Emre Çağlayan, Gamze Babur Güler
16:00 ~ 16:10
Coffee Break
16:10 ~ 17:10
Changing face of clinical trials
Chairs: Ömer Kozan, Zeki Öngen
16:10 ~ 16:20
Composite end ~ points: benefit for whom?
Speaker: Ali Karagöz
16:20 ~ 16:30
Interim analysis and early stopping
Speaker: Sabahattin Gündüz
16:30 ~ 16:40
Alternative statistical methods in RCT
Speaker:
16:40 ~ 16:50
Traditional versus novel trial designing
Speaker: Pembe Keskinoğlu
16:50 ~ 17:00
Bayesian vs frequentist interpretation of clinical trials
Speaker: İbrahim Halil Tanboğa
17:00 ~ 17:10
Discussion
17:10 ~ 17:20
Coffee Break
17:20 ~ 18:00
Brainstorming on some landmark studies - 3 
Chairs: Yüksel Çavuşoğlu, Mehmet Akbulut
Panelists: Ahmet Temizhan, Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz, Ender Örnek, Barış Kılıçarslan, Güliz Erdem
18:15
Opening ceremony
20:00
Dinner
08:00 ~ 09:10 To reject or not to reject: that's the matter
Chairs: Hüseyin Şenocak, Mustafa Sağlam
08:00 ~ 08:15 Preparing an acceptable manuscript 
Speaker: Can Yücel Karabay
08:15 ~ 08:30 Editor's view: I regret to inform you….
Speaker: Bilgin Timuralp
08:30 ~ 08:45 How can I interpret  cost - effectiveness trials
Chair: Yücel Balbay
Speaker: Uğur Önsel Türk
08:45 ~ 09:10 Meta - analyses
Chairs: Cevat Kırma, Sami Özgül
08:45 ~ 09:00 Meta - analysis; understanding and interpretation
Speaker: Barış Güngör
09:00 ~ 09:10 Network meta - analysis
Speaker: Can Yücel Karabay
09:10 ~ 09:20 Discussion
09:20 ~ 09:30 Coffee Break
09:30 ~ 10:20 Pitfalls & controversies of  clinical trials
Chairs: Cem Barçın, Kamber Kaşalı
09:30 ~ 09:40 Dichotomania - Statistical diagnosis and methodologic treatment
Speaker: İbrahim Halil Tanboğa
09:40 ~ 09:50 Covariate adjustment: Propensity score based methods
Speaker: Mustafa Kılıçkap
09:50 ~ 10:00 Missing data; Impute or Ignore?
Speaker: Arzu Kalaycı
10:00 ~ 10:10 Changes from baseline and repeated measurement
Speaker: Yavuz Karabağ
10:10 ~ 10:20 Survival analyses; Kaplan - Meier analysis and Cox regression
Speaker: Vecih Oduncu
10:20 ~ 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 ~ 11:30 Brainstorming on some landmark studies - 4
Chairs: Bülent Mutlu, Ertan Ural
Panellists: Taylan Akgün, Tolga Aksu, Özcan Özeke, Erkan Baysal, Taner Ulus, Emre Aslanger,
11:30 ~ 12:00 My way in statistics - Why, When, Which, How?
Panellists: Feyzullah Beşli, Zülküf Tanrıverdi, Uğur Aksu
12:00 ~ 13:00 Honorary lecture: Democratizing medical education
Chairs: Cihangir Kaymaz, Muzaffer Değertekin
Speaker: C. Michael Gibson
13:00 ~ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:00 Running a clinical trial: Different perspectives
Chairs: Nihal Özdemir, Serdar Sevimli
14:00 ~ 14:15 Clinical trials; Trialist perspectives
Speaker: Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz
14:15 ~ 14:30 Clinical trials; Industry perspectives
Speaker: Ali Oktay Olcay
14:30 ~ 14:45 Clinical trials; Regulatory agency perspectives (TİTCK)
14:45 ~ 14:55 Discussion
14:55 ~ 15:05 Coffee Break
15:05 ~ 16:30 Project development
Chairs: Prof. Işık Tuğlular, Muzaffer Değertekin
15:05 ~ 15:20 Digital Health
Speaker: Ahmet İlker Tekkeşin
15:20 ~ 15:35 Institutional review board
Speaker: Uğur Önsel Türk
15:35 ~ 15:50 Techniques for writing a Project
Speaker: Bora Garipcan
15:50 ~ 16:05 TUBITAK
16:05 ~ 16:15 Discussion
16:15 ~ 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 ~ 17:30 My way in statistics - Why, When, Which, How?
Panellists: Uğur Aksu, Zülküf Tanrıverdi, Feyzullah Beşli
17:30 ~ 17:50 Investigator initiated trials: Do they different?
Chair: Ayça Boyacı
Speaker: Uğur Önsel Türk
17:50 ~ 18.15 Take  home  messages &  Future  expectations 
18:15 ~ 18:30
Rational Drug Use
Speaker: Hüseyin Şenocak