ICTW - International Clinical Trials Workshop

Please note that ICTW applications are closed. For any additional information please contact ines.rosandic@penta-zagreb.hr

Please note that number of ICTW delegates is limited to 40 and that final list of selected delegates will be known after 15 APRIL when online ICTW application closes.
After the selection of candidates you will be contacted by ICTW Technical Organizer - Penta Ltd; and in case you are selected, you will be given a code for your online ICTW registration fee payment (CEOC congress fee will be included in your ICTW fee and you will be able to participate on CEOC congress free of charge).
Please note that before 15 APR you will not be able to pay for your ICTW fee.
Link for online ICTW application can be found at the bottom of this page.


The ASCO International Clinical Trials Workshop (ASCO ICTW) supports cancer research in economically emerg-ing countries through the development of research skills of clinicians in those countries. The purpose of the ASCO ICTW is to educate members of the research team on best practices of clinical trial implementation. The two-day workshops are held in emerging economy countries and organized in collaboration with a nation-al or regional oncology society.

Course content joins globally-accepted standards in the conduct of clinical research with a local perspec-tive. Topics include roles and responsibilities of the re-search team, patient accrual strategies, ethics, promot-ing clinical trials, perspectives of sponsors, trial design, local and international regulatory issues, and tips on publishing research findings. The workshops are inter-active and content is delivered through a combination of presentations and break-out sessions.


  DAY 1 (June 12, 2013)
08:00 Registration
09:00 Welcome and Introductions (T Cufer, E Vrdoljak)
09:50 Partners in clinical research I
1. Academic perspective (G Fisher)
2. Industry Perspective (S Bolanca)
3. Government perspective (M. Schara)
10:50 Coffee break
11:15 Partners in clinical research: Panel Discussion (A Eniu, T Cufer, G Fisher ,S Bolanca, M Schara, B Seruga, B Sikic, I Tannock, E Vrdoljak)
12.00 Reading the literature with a critical eye: recognizing and learning from the mistakes of others (I Tannock)
12.30 Lunch
14:00 Clinical trials planning and conducting (1)
1. Design and methodology phase I trials (B Sikic)
2. Design and methodology of Phase II trials (G Fisher)
3. Design and methodology-phase III (IV) trials (I Tannock)
15.30 Coffee break
15:45 Clinical trials planning and conducting (2)
4. Statistical considerations (B Hasan)
5. Ethical considerations (E Vrdoljak)
6. Protocol document- a reflection of the trial design (B Sikic)
17:15 End of Day 1

  DAY 2 (June 13, 2013)
09:00 Clinical trials planning and conducting (3)
7. How to build a successful Oncology Research team (A Eniu)
8. Data handling (B Hasan)
9. Regulatory issues (E Vrdoljak)
10:30 Coffee break
10:30 Workshops – discussing protocols of phase II and phase III clinical trials (T Cufer, A Eniu, A Filipovic, G Fisher, B Hasan, S Sadikov, B Seruga, B Sikic, I Tannock, E Vrdoljak)
13.00 Working Lunch
14.00 Publishing the results of your trial (I Tannock)
14.30 Promotion and transparency of clinical research (T Cufer)
15.00 Challenges and opportunities to cancer research: a young oncologist’s perspective (A Filipovic)
15:30 Closing remarks with summary of the working groups (all)
16:00 Adjourn



* Rate is quoted in Euro and include VAT. In the event of any changes to the VAT (PDV) regime in Croatia, new rate will apply.

* Participants registered for ICTW can also participate on CEOC congress free of charge if they have submitted their applications before April 15th. Otherwise, they will be charged for CEOC participation regular registration fee of 300 - 500 EUR.

IMPORTANT: Number of ICTW participant is limited to 40, final decision about accepted candidates will be made after April 15th.

Registration fee for ICTW participants includes: Admission to all scientific sessions, badge, congress bag with congress materials, coffee breaks, lunches + free CEOC registration fee for application before April 15th

Application: www.surveymonkey.com/s/ictw2013croatia

After you apply on the link provided please contact the Techical organiser to settle the payment for your registration fee: ines.rosandic@penta-zagreb.hr