Open Call for Proposals for Poster Presentation

16th Annual Conference of Indian Society for Clinical Research 2023
Demystifying Innovations in Clinical Research
(Innovation. Responsibility. Humanism)
February 23-25, 2023.Pullman Hotel, Aero City, New Delhi, India

Scientific Organizing Committee Co-chairs: Rajesh Kher, PhD & Nitya Wadhwa, MD

The theme of this conference is Demystifying Innovations in Clinical Research. The scientific sessions will feature oral presentations and panel discussions highlighting current regulations and contemporary trends in clinical trials, processing and reporting of clinical trial data, technology driven innovations in clinical research, and more. Some breakout sessions will include topics of common interest for the clinical research fraternity like competence building, talent retention strategies, commercial business models, and enabling technology like Artificial Intelligence.

Submit your proposals (abstract) for poster presentation for review by the ISCR Annual Conference Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC) latest by 15th December 2022 (Proposal Submission Template) . Proposals will be reviewed for merit by the SOC for selecting poster presenters at the conference. Proposals that do not meet the guidelines as listed below and/or incomplete proposals will not be considered for review. You may submit a proposal on any topic of interest related to clinical research. ISCR will communicate directly with the proposer for selected proposals latest by 15th January 2022.

Submission of a proposal is not in any way tied to a speaker slot at the conference nor does it guarantee inclusion in the final poster presentation sessions at the conference.

Areas of Focus

Ethics in Clinical Research

Investigator Initiated Trials

Clinical Development & Regulatory Affairs

Clinical Operations & Project Management

Medical Devices

Clinical Data Management

Biostatistics & Programming

Regulatory Medical Writing

Publication Writing

Real World Evidence & Health Economics Outcomes Research


Technology in Clinical Research

Business models, Human Resources, & Competency Development

Poster sessions provide an opportunity for researchers/ industry professionals to present and discuss their work. Poster abstracts that clearly describe innovative and cutting-edge work or best-practices in the field of clinical research and are in sync with the theme of the conference will receive the highest priority in the selection process. Previously presented and published abstracts must be properly acknowledged by providing the citation to that abstract.

The presenting author should be available on the date and time scheduled. All posters MUST be displayed throughout the conference from 24 February through 25 February 2023. Demonstrations of technology, multimedia presentations, and handouts may be part of the poster presentation. However, ISCR will not be responsible for making these arrangements. ISCR reserves all rights to publish the selected poster abstracts in Perspectives in Clinical Research, the official journal of ISCR.

Format of the Poster:

  • e-Posters ONLY
  • Should be in PowerPoint presentation - one full slide ONLY
  • Poster content should be readable from at least 1 ft distance

Criteria for Abstract Acceptance:

Each properly submitted poster abstract will be reviewed for its scientific merit by the Scientific Organizing Committee and other reviewers using the following criteria: The main factors considered to qualify abstracts for acceptance are as follows:
Topic: Relevance, importance, value, and/or interest to clinical research community
Clarity: The objectives presented are clearly described
Methods (as applicable): The methods used (including the design, implementation, and analysis) are appropriate to achieve the objectives of the presentation

Presentation: The content is logical, clearly written, and clearly demonstrates the depth of understanding of the topic. The content of the abstract is nonpromotional in nature (does not promote a specific product or process on behalf of a company or organization)

Some examples of suggested topic for posters :
  • Patients as partners in research
  • Patient-focused drug development
  • Driving diversity & equity in clinical trials
  • Impact of the pandemic on clinical research scenario in India
  • Inspection/audit readiness
  • Accelerating clinical research through new ideas, technology innovations & partnerships
  • Decentralization in clinical research: Road map & growth path for India
  • The growth of digital ecosystems
  • Intelligent supply chain
  • RWD & RWE in supporting clinical trial designs
  • Protocol designs & optimization of protocol design
  • Bayesian approaches in clinical trials
  • Re-identification risk assessment - Role of biostatisticians
  • Pediatric Covid-19 studies - Statistical issues in a pandemic
  • Medical writing in the era of artificial intelligence
  • Optimizing journal submission process
  • Structured authoring; TransCelerate e-Templates
  • NDA/MAA/BLA submission: Innovations and optimization
  • Types of eCTD submission packages: differences & similarities
  • eSource initiative for more efficient data collection practices
  • Data protection policies - Impact on data management practices
  • From RBM to RBQM from CDM perspective
  • Latest developments in clinical coding
  • Transitioning from Data Management to Data Science
  • Lessons in PV - Experiences with COVID-19 vaccines
  • Reference safety information: What does EU CTR change ?
  • Estimands in safety & benefit-risk evaluation
  • Effective strategies for collaborations among industry, academia, & health authorities
  • Cross-functional collaboration - Optimize processes to meet challenging timelines
  • Global market trends & challenges in resourcing: Opportunities for outsourcing to India
  • Effective strategies for hiring training, & retention of talent
  • Transitioning from academia to industry in clinical research – challenges and ways to navigate
  • Using data science fundamentals in clinical data presentation
  • Including and managing special population in clinical trials
  • Quality review vs quality control in medical writing
  • Role of mentors in career development and growth in clinical research industry
  • Use of graphics in clinical data presentation
  • Data integrity in clinical trials
  • Bridging study evaluations for faster drug approvals
  • Clinical research in NME vs generics
  • Growth of medical devices industry in India
  • Biosimilars research in India – skills and opportunities
  • Automation strategies: Learnings from changing processes
  • Medical Writers - From a writer to a document leader
  • FDA Assessment Aids
  • Challenges in PV regulation
  • Briefing books and HA response documents
Key Dates

Deadline for submitting your proposal: December 15, 2022

Communication to selected presenters by ISCR: January 15, 2022

Deadline for submitting final poster presentations (e-version): January 31, 2023

If you have any questions about the Call for Proposals, please contact ISCR at, with ISCR Annual Conference 2023: Call for Proposals for Poster mentioned in the SUBJECT line. ISCR reserves the right to accept or reject any proposals without providing any reasons for the same.

As a member driven organization, we encourage proposal submitters to be ISCR members. If you are not a current ISCR member, you can apply for or renew your membership at

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