Short Courses

Short Courses

Seven Short Course proposals have been selected for presentation just before the International Biometric Conference begins. All Short Courses will take place on Sunday, 5 July 2020 between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and are taught by experienced professionals who are experts in their fields.

The Short Course registration fee is additional and includes lunch vouchers, coffee/tea breaks, and handouts provided by the instructors.

  • Session 1: 9:00 - 10:30
  • Coffee Break: 10:30 - 11:00
  • Session 2: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Lunch: 12:30 - 14:00
  • Session 3: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Coffee Break: 15:30 - 16:00
  • Session 4: 16:00 - 17:30


Sunday, 5 July 2020 (9:00 - 17:30)

SC.01: Targeting learning: bridging machine learning and causality (Full day)
Presented by: Antoine Chambaz & David Benkeser

SC.02: Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health (Full day)
Presented by: Peter Diggle & Emanuele Giorgi

SC.03: Measuring the Impact of Noningnorable Missing Data (Half day)
Presented by: Daniel F. Heitijan, PhD & Hui Xie, PhD

SC.04: Data analysis using hierarchical generalized linear models with R (Full day)
Presented by: Lars Ronnegard & Youngjo Lee

SC.05: Causal questions and principled answers: a guide through the landscape for practicing statisticians (Full day)
Presented by: Saskia le Cessie & Els Goethebeur

SC.06: Extension of survival models for correlated data: joint frailty models with recurrent events, a longitudinal biomarker and terminal event (Full day)
Presented by: Virginie Rondeau & Agniezka Krol

SC.07: Topological and Object Oriented Data Analysis (Full day)
Presented by: James Steve Marron, Yuan Wang & Moo K. Chung

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