Princeton, NJ—October 13, 2015—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today that its 18th Annual European Congress has registered a record number of delegates for this annual meeting. The Congress will be held 7-11 November 2015 in Milan, Italy.

“This year’s European Congress has surpassed expectations with nearly 4,000 delegates registered to date, “ noted Nancy Berg, chief executive officer and executive director of ISPOR. “We anticipate a substantial increase over last year’s Congress with final registration numbers to exceed 5,000. Every year ISPOR strives to elevate the value of ISPOR meetings for our members. We are encouraged to see such a substantial increase in this year’s Congress attendance as it reflects the key value of ISPOR meetings as consensus building, information sharing, and networking platforms.”

The ISPOR Annual European Congress is a leading forum for discussion and dissemination of information surrounding the science of health economics and outcomes research. This year’s 18th Annual Congress is focusing on “Impacting Health Decision Making with Outcomes Research: Closing the Gap.” The Congress will be co-chaired by François Meyer, MD, Advisor to the President, International Affairs, French National Authority for Health (HAS), Saint-Denis La Plaine, France and Lorenzo G. Mantovani, DSc, Associate Professor of Public Health, Research Centre on Public Health (CESP), University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy.

Registration is currently open for the Congress and additional information may be found at

The ISPOR 18th Annual European Congress features three plenary sessions and over 2,450 research presentations. The Congress plenaries include the following with additional information available at

First Plenary SessionStrategy in Motion: The Current and Future Lifecycle Approach to Decision Making on Health Technologies (Monday, 9 November 2015)

Second Plenary SessionOutcomes Research: Are We Ready to Put Theory into Practice? (Tuesday, 10 November 2015)

Third Plenary SessionRecommendations from the ISPOR Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Emerging Good Practice Task Force and Remaining Controversies (Wednesday, 11 November 2015)


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