The International Biometric Society

 

Program Overview

Sunday 7th June 2015
Pre-conference courses

Monday 8th June 2015
Conference day 1

Tuesday 9th June 2015
Conference day 2
Conference dinner

Wednesday 10th June 2015
Conference day 3

The conference will include invited sessions (plenary), contributed sessions (parallel), and poster sessions.

Keynote speakers

Odd Aalen, SJS invited speaker (Norway)

Daniel Gudbjartsson (Iceland)

John Hinde (Ireland) (IBS President)

Invited sessions

Session 1. Registry-based research. Confirmed speakers: Sven Ove Samuelsen (Norway), Ene-Margit Tiit (Estonia) and Pasi Korhonen (Finland)

Session 2. High-throughput data analysis. Confirmed speakers: Erik Kristiansson (Sweden), Arnoldo Frigessi (Norway) and Christian Robert (France).

Session 3. Modeling forest structure and dynamics. Confirmed speakers: Mikko Kaasalainen (Finland), Arne Pommerening (Sweden) and Janine Illian (UK).

Session 4. Statistical methods in fisheries and ecology. Confirmed speakers: Gunnar Stefansson (Iceland), Mark Bravington (Australia) and Geir Storvik (Norway).

Session 5. Causal inference. Confirmed speakers: Kjetil Roysland (Norway), Theis Lange (Denmark) and Stijn Vansteelandt (Belgium).

Session 6. Modern statistical methods for the analysis of psychiatric data. Confirmed speakers: Allan Sampson (USA), Juned Siddique (USA) and Sharon-Lise Normand (USA)  

Pre-Conference Courses (Sunday 7th June)

Statistical Analysis of Sequencing Data: with Bettina Kulle Andreassen, Norwegian Cancer Registry/University of Oslo, Norway, and Michael Nothnagel, University of Cologne, Germany. Full day.

Causal Inference with Mendelian randomization, Arvid Sjölander, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Full day.