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Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens - abstract submission, workshop, school poster competition

  • 13 Aug 2019 11:07 AM
    Message # 7825152

    We are excited to have our regional biennial biometrics conference named "Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens" held in National Wine Centre, Adelaide from 3rd-6th December 2019. The conference gathers a diverse set of statisticians in a range of themes such as agriculture, medicine, environment and methodology. It is an excellent opportunity to liaise with your fellow statisticians and learn about the recent developments in the field. 

    Come join the conversation!

     Abstract submission is due on 16th August 2019!    

    Submit your abstract here!

    Our invited speakers:

    • Marti Anderson, Massey University, New Zealand

    • Daniela Bustos-Korts, Wageningen University, Netherlands

    • James Carpenter, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

    • Claudia Czado, Technical University of Munich, Germany

    • Joanne De Faveri, CSIRO & SAGI-North/DAF, Australia

    • Max Moldovan, Registry of Older South Australians, Australia

    • Blair Robertson, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    • Christopher K. Wikle, University of Missouri, USA

    We also a range of exciting pre-conference workshop on offer:

     Workshop on 1st December  

    • Analyzing dependent data with vine copulas

    • Tidyverse & R Markdown Workshop

    • Whole Genome Analysis with wgaim

     Workshop on 2nd December

    • Identifying, randomizing, canonically analyzing and formulating mixed models for designs for comparative experiments using R

    • Handling missing data in administrative studies: multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting

    • Shiny App Development

    • An Introduction to Deep Learning with Biometric and Environmetric Applications

    Find more information about the workshop here.

    Don’t forget to register early to not miss out on the early bird registration fees!

     Early bird registration closes on 19th September 2019.

     Learn more about the conference and the workshops at 

    School Poster Competition 2019 

    Organised by IBS-AR and SSA National Schools Poster Competition

    Open to Year 9 & 10 Australian and New Zealand School Students. 

    Prizes of up to $300 will be awarded to the top 3 entries that can demonstrate a clear statistical inquiry to a biometrics problem.

     Find out more about it at

    Best regards,

    Emi Tanaka

    On behalf of the Organising Committee

    Alan Welsh, Chair of the Conference Organising Committee 

    Olena Kravchuk, Chair of the Local Organising Committee 

    Petra Kuhnert, Chair of the Scientific Committee

    Warren Muller, Treasurer

    Sam Rogers, Website Manager

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