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Beginner's Workshop on Population Modelling - Hong Kong December 6-7th 2019

From: Steve Choy <steve>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:13:53 +1000

Dear colleagues,

Model Answers R&D Pty Ltd, in collaboration with the School of Pharmacy =
at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, will be hosting a 2-day =
beginner’s workshop in Hong Kong from December 6-7th, 2019.
This 2-day course is a condensed introduction to population modelling, =
and the course material are specifically designed to target those that =
wish to gain a fast-track understanding of the fundamental concepts in =
pharmacometrics. The course will consist of a series of lectures and =
hands-on exercises using NONMEM®, the industry-standard software =
used in performing population model analysis.

The workshop will be taught by Model Answers, the leading CRO offering =
pharmacometric consulting services within the Asia-Pacific region.

Topics Covered

This course is designed for participants with a range of diverse =
backgrounds, and prior knowledge in population modelling is not =
required. Throughout the course, participants will gain an =
understanding of the general concepts of population modelling through a =
combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, which are expected to =
cover the following topics:

Raw data review
Introduction to NONMEM®
Components of a population model
Between subject variability and residual error models
Covariate model building
Model evaluation techniques
Registration Fee

The registration fee includes all workshop materials, printed course =
lectures, and a USB drive containing NONMEM® for the hands-on =
exercises during the workshop only. Refreshments and lunch on both days =
are also included, with participants expected to bring their own laptop =
for use during the hands-on portion of the workshop. Registrations =
close November 15th, 2019.

Early bird rate (20% discount before September 30th 2019):

Non-Student: $1,400 AUD per person

Student: $460 AUD per person (limited availability)

Regular rate (on or after October 1st 2019):

Non-Student: $1,740 AUD per person

Student: $580 AUD per person (limited availability)

Special registration for students from developing countries:

Student: $0 AUD per person* (limited to 2 participants)

* Model Answers recognises the need to foster growth for students coming =
from disadvantaged backgrounds, and a sponsorship programme is available =
to support the traveling costs (return airfare) of up to 2 Ph.D. =
students from developing countries. Interested applicants for the =
special registration are encouraged to submit an application to =
subject title “Workshop Special Registration” with the =
following information before September 30th 2019:

Cover letter stating motivation to attend the workshop.
Reference letter from current academic supervisor.
All applicants applying through the special registration pathway will be =
assessed based on the information provided above and will be contacted =
individually by Model Answers within 2 weeks after the submission date =
of September 30th 2019.

Contact Us

For more information, please visit the workshop website at:

All enquiries regarding the workshop can be made to =
Steve Choy, Ph.D.
Senior Pharmacometrician
Model Answers R&D Pty Ltd
Tel: +61 7 3105 2887 <>

Received on Tue Aug 20 2019 - 20:13:53 EDT

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