The 2005 symposium on patient compliance and persistence was held at the University of Liège on November 14.


13:00-13:30 Welcome and coffee.

Chair: Prof. P. Gérard

13:30-14:00 Do registered medications also work in practice?
Ron Herings, Pharmo Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands

14:00-14:30 What measurement methods are best for medication compliance studies?
Femida Gwadry-Sridhar, University of Western Ontario, Canada

14:30-15:00 Emerging methods of causal inference open new ways to interpret dosing history data.
Stijn Vansteelandt, Gent University, Belgium

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

Chair: Prof. A. Albert

15:30-16:00 Once-daily versus twice-daily regimen: which is best for HIV infected patients?
Laetitia Comté, University of Liège, Belgium

16:00-16:30 Electronic monitoring of medication adherence: its intervention effect and other validity challenges.
Kris Denhaerynck, University of Basel, Switzerland

16:30-17:00 Adherence to antiosteoporotic medications.
Véronique Rabenda, University of Liège, Belgium

17:00-17:30 Closing of the symposium and concluding remarks.
John Urquhart, AARDEX Ltd.&Center for Drug Development Sciences, UCSF, USA

18:30 Dinner at restaurant Mame Vi cou, Liège.

Conference venue: University of Liège – Institute of Mathematics (B37) 12, Grande Traverse  B-4000 Liège; Belgium