Biometrics by the Canals, Mandurah, Western Australia December 1-5, 2013

The International Biometric Society Australasian Region Conference 2013

On behalf of the Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society we invite you to join us for our biennial conference which will be held in Mandurah, Western Australia, from 1-5 December, 2013, at The Sebel Mandurah Hotel. Share your knowledge and trials and tribulations with other professional statisticians working in the biosciences, including agriculture, biomedical science and public health, bioinformatics, ecology, environmental sciences and forestry. Themes for the conference will be:

  • Spatial and temporal statistics

  • Linear mixed models

  • Complex genetic mixed models

  • Design of experiments

  • Generalized linear and additive models

  • Bayesian methods

The four-day conference, Monday 2 December to Thursday 5 December, will be preceded by two one-day short courses on Sunday 1 December:

  • Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data - Noel Cressie

  • Vector Generalized Linear and Additive Models - Thomas Yee

We hope that you can attend and make this a wonderful meeting on the western frontiers of the Australasian Region. A preliminary draft (skeleton) of the programme (showing social and scientific events) is shown here. A final programme will be posted early November 2013 as well as special bus details between the Perth Domestic Airport and The Sebel Mandurah Hotel.

Mario (Chair), Local Organising and Scientific Programme committees.

Important Dates in 2013

Mon 3 June Registration and abstract submission opens
Fri 13 September (COB 5pm Perth time) Abstracts submission now closed.
Mon 30 September Notification of acceptance of abstracts - emailed to all. Please check your email from Atlas (if applicable). View the abstracts approved.
Mon 14 October Early bird registration closes
Mon 28 October Registration deadline for presenters of talks/posters at conference
Mon 18 November Registration deadline for pre-conference courses
Sat 30 November Special EVENING before the conference
Sun 1 December Pre-conference short courses
Sun 1 December Welcome party at The Sebel Mandurah Hotel (TSMH) at 6:30 pm. Registration desk opens at 4pm.
Mon 2 December to Thu 5 December Period of the conference in Mandurah
Last updated 1 October 2013 (md)