Adaptive Platform Trial Scientific Meeting

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Adaptive Platform Trial Scientific Meeting

Understand the advantages, statistical methods and solutions to challenges in adaptive platform trials

By CanTreatCOVID

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Date and time

September 28 · 9am - September 29 · 12pm EDT


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About this event

  • 1 day 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Adaptive Platform Trial Scientific Meeting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (exact venue to be announced)

Conference Objectives:

  • Understand the concept and advantages of adaptive platform trials over traditional randomized controlled trials
  • Understand the statistical methods used in adaptive platform trials, including Bayesian methods and sequential hypothesis testing
  • Identify the practical challenges associated with adaptive platform trials and learn how to address them

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Andrew Pinto
  • Dr. Angela Cheung
  • Dr. Alan Katz
  • Dr. Benita Hosseini
  • Dr. Rubeshan Perumal


  • Upstream Lab
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Oxford
  • Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA)
  • Canadian Primary Care Trials Network
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Health Canada

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The Canadian Adaptive Platform Trial of Treatments for COVID in Community Settings (CanTreatCOVID) aims to identify effective, affordable and evidence-based medications for COVID that would reduce emergency department visits and hospital stays and help people feel better faster. The long-term goal of CanTreatCOVID is to find medications that prevent post-COVID condition, also known as long COVID.