2022 Winter Symposium


On behalf of the Pharmaceutical Management Science Association (PMSA) Board of Directors, thank you for your support of our association and the management science community during these unprecedented times that continue to affect the entire globe. We have been closely monitoring the recent COVID surge throughout the U.S. and internationally, and after much consideration, we have made the decision to cancel the PMSA 2022 Winter Symposium.

All registrants will receive a full refund of their registration fees paid. If you prefer instead to apply the registration fee to the PMSA 2022 Annual Conference, scheduled for May 15-18, 2022 in Louisville, KY, please contact PMSA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than January 15; otherwise, a refund will be issued. All sponsors will receive a refund of their sponsorship fees as specified in the sponsorship prospectus. Please contact Caesars Palace reservation center directly at 866-227-5944 to cancel your hotel room reservation.

Individuals who were confirmed to speak during the 2022 Winter Symposium will be given the opportunity to present, either by poster or speaker, at the PMSA 2022 Annual Conference scheduled for May 15-18, 2022 in Louisville, KY. More information about this opportunity will be communicated directly to the speakers in the coming week.

Thank you for your understanding. We appreciate your connection with and support of PMSA during these tough times and look forward to continued engagement through our various initiatives such as webinars, career center and the 2022 Annual Conference.

2022 Winter Symposium Agenda

“AI Driven Evolutions in Post-COVID Healthcare Analytics”
January 13-14, 2022 | Las Vegas, NV

Due to events surrounding the COVID-19 Delta variant, including the health, safety and travel restrictions of our members, the PMSA 2021 Fall Symposium has been rescheduled for January 2022. The PMSA 2022 Winter Symposium will be held January 13-14, 2022 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV.

When evolution of data landscape and maturation of AI technology met with the accelerated digital transformation as a result of COVID pandemic, we are now at the crossroad for some profound evolutions in the healthcare analytics domain. Which solutions and approaches are already mature enough to create business impact and affect patient’s life? Which ones are up and coming but need to be handled with care? How do we navigate the emerging trends and find analytical solutions that best fit our customer's needs?

Join us in our first in person professional gathering since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and experience a series of hands-on training seminars and cutting-edge AI based methodologies. We look forward to seeing you January 14-14, 2022, in Las Vegas, NV.

Registration for the 2022 Winter Symposium is now open! This year, the symposium will offer a standard rate and a student rate:
  •  2022 Winter Symposium Registration: $1599.00
  • * 2022 Winter Symposium Student Registration: $799
*Please register using your .edu email address as self-confirmation that you are a student. PMSA will be tracking all student registrations for confirmation. If you are not a student but select the student registration type, PMSA reserves the right to increase your registration fee to the standard registration.

To register, click here!

Registration Cancellation Policy
Refunds for cancellations prior to January 1, 2022, will be processed less a $50.00 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after January 3, 2022, or for no-show registrations.

Hotel Reservation Information
Symposium attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Please use this unique link to reserve your hotel room.

For guests that prefer to phone in their reservations, you may call the hotel Reservation Center at 866-227-5944. Please note, guests reserving over the phone will incur a processing fee for each reservation. If reserving over the phone, please mention the event name, PMSA Winter Symposium 2022 and group code SCPMS2.

Hotel reservations are first come first at the reduced group rate of $99.00 plus $35.00 resort fee until Tuesday, December 28, 2021. After that time, the group rate will be offered based on hotel availability only.

Hotel Cancellation Policy
Caesars allows individual attendee cancellations without penalty up to forty-eight (48) hours prior to the attendee’s scheduled arrival date. Caesars will charge the individual attendee one (1) night’s guestroom rate plus tax for cancellations within forty-eight (48) hours of the scheduled arrival date or failure of the individual attendee to check-in on the scheduled arrival date (each a “no-show”).

Sponsorship Information
Click here to sign up to sponsor the symposium now! If you haven't done so already, view the 2022 Winter Symposium Sponsorship Prospectus.

Sponsorship Cancellation Policy
2022 Winter Symposium sponsorship fees are non-refundable unless the conference must be cancelled or moved to a virtual setting.

In the event that the 2022 Winter Symposium is canceled, 100% of the $10,000 sponsorship fee, special event sponsorship fee, and WI_FI Sponsor fee will be refunded.

In the event that the 2022 Winter Symposium is converted to a virtual conference, 50% of the $10,000 sponsorship fee, 100% of the special event sponsorship fee, and 100% of WI_FI sponsor fee will be refunded.

If you commit to sponsoring both the Winter Symposium and the PMSA Annual Conference (May 2022 in Louisville, KY), you will receive 10% off the Winter Symposium sponsorship fees and the Annual Conference sponsorship fees. Your discount will be reflected when processing your Annual Conference sponsorship invoice.

PMSA requires vaccinated attendees to upload their vaccination card at the time of registration. If you have not been vaccinated, you will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID test two days prior to arrival and wear a mask in meeting rooms, regardless of venue guidelines. Masks may be required by the conference venue.

By registering for this event, you agree to the below statements:
  • You will adhere to all venue and CDC guidelines. You acknowledge the contagious nature of the Coronavirus/COVID-19, and that the CDC and many other public health authorities still recommend practicing social distancing.
  • You further acknowledge that PMSA cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with the Coronavirus/Covid-19 while attending the above-described conference. You understand that the risk of becoming exposed to and/or infected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others.
  • You acknowledge that you must comply with all set procedures to reduce the spread while participating during the conference.
  • You agree to wear a face mask if required by the venue, while not actively eating and/or drinking, speaking as a speaker, outdoors, or in a designated socially distanced area indoors.
  • You must either upload your vaccination card or note your intent to provide proof of negative test during registration in order for your registration to be confirmed.
If you do not have proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test upon arrival, it could result in delays and/or deny your participation in the event.