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Current Developments in Cluster Randomised Trials and Stepped Wedge Design

Registration for the PCTU's conference is now open. Click here to register your place now: Register now!

About the conference

Click here to download the conference flyer: Current Developments November 2019 Flyer [PDF 1,077KB]

The PCTU’s annual, two day conference will consist of a series of short talks, poster presentations and discussions and workshops about new perspectives for the design, the analysis and the reporting of cluster and stepped wedge designs.

Invited speakers

Workshop on Cluster Crossover Trials

  • Andrew Forbes, Monash University, Australia
  • Karla Hemming, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Monica Taljaard, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Joanne McKenzie, Monash University, Australia

Session on health economics for cluster randomised trials

  • Josselin Thuilliez, Centre d’Économie de la Sorbonne, France

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on both days of the conference as part of your delegate fee.

An optional conference dinner will take place on Tuesday 12th November. Places are restricted and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please select the relevant attendee category below to book your place and please ensure that you provide details of any dietary requirements when completing your booking.

Call for abstracts - now closed

The call for abstracts has now closed.Notifications regarding abstracts will be received by 30th August 2019 at the latest. Presenters who wish to attend the conference are reminded that they will be required to register as usual either online or by contacting the Courses and Events team.


The conference will take place from Tuesday 12th November - Wednesday 13th November 2019.

The conference dinner will take place on the evening of Tuesday 12th November. 

Registration and fees

Conference only


Conference and conference dinner


To register online, please click here: Register online

To pay for your place by invoice, please contact the Courses and Events Team

If you are a member of PCTU or QMUL staff who wishes to attend the conference, please contact the Courses and Events Team

Satellite meetings

This year, an extra day following the event (14th November 2019) will be set aside for individuals who may wish to arrange their own satellite meetings between themselves and colleagues who are attending the event.

Please contact Claire Chan, QMUL ( if you would like to take advance of this opportunity.

Further information

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