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Oxford Regulatory Science Conference

We are proud to present the 2nd annual Oxford  Regulatory Science Conference (ORSC21) at the University of Oxford.

The event will focus on discoveries in the field of regulatory data science, covering ideas and insights from leading researchers and professionals in the field of medical devices. 




The 2nd annual Oxford  Regulatory Science Conference (ORSC21) aims to be a prominent conference in the field of regulatory science by focusing on interdisciplinary approaches and promoting the use of quantitative/data-driven methods, to present cutting-edge research and overviews to further advance this discipline within the medical device industry.


This conference could be of interest to researchers and professionals working in the field of engineering, law, medicine and social sciences. The conference is inclusive and interdisciplinary and would like to cater to the broader community on the topic of regulatory data science. 

We are delighted to confirm our keynote speakers:

Professor I. Glenn Cohen- Deputy Dean and James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law,

Harvard Law School
Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics

Title: Artificial intelligence and machine learning in health care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Professor Sir Gordon Duff, Principal of St Hilda’s College, Oxford, Board member of the Medical Sciences Division of University of Oxford, Honorary Fellow of St Peter's College, Oxford, and Chair of the Academic Health Science Centre of Trinity College Dublin.

Title: What’s the Point of Regulation?”


Paper submission

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of Prosthesis after peer-review. Prosthesis is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on rehabilitation medicine published quarterly online by MDPI. The special issue will be on "Regulatory Data Science for Medical Devices" and all papers accepted will be published free-of-charge. 

Manuscripts should be submitted online through the publishers website. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Please use the submission link below.

The submission deadline has been extended to allow for late submissions.



Conference registration

Booking open for early registration

To be eligible for a low-income or middle-income country (LMIC) fee waiver, you must be based (working or studying at an institution) in one of the countries listed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Please contact us directly by e-mail if you would like to request a waiver.

Please contact us if you have any queries

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