The Long Beach and Boston offices came together for a week long retreat to discuss current developments and methodological issues in our field.  The topics we covered included: presenting psychometric results, systematic and pragmatic literature reviews, exit interviews, scoring in psychometric studies, current COA issues with the FDA, ensuring consistency across PROs, conceptual equivalency studies and user experience/user interface and usability testing.  The retreat was held in Red Rocks area of Las Vegas­­ and the team enjoyed time hiking in the desert and hanging out on the Las Vegas strip.