Satellite Workshop on SPATIO-TEMPORAL STATISTICS

Satellite Workshop on SPATIO-TEMPORAL STATISTICS

The Spanish Region of the International Biometric Society is proud to announce the Satellite meeting of the IBC conference 2014. This Satellite meeting will be held in downtown Valencia (Spain) from July 13th to 15th 2014. The main topic will be Spatio-Temporal Statistics and in addition to invited speakers (Renato Assuncao, Annibale Biggeri, Janine Illian, Miguel-Ángel Martínez-Beneito, Raquel Menezes, Marc Sáez, Sujit Sahu and Lola Ugarte), there will also be a Special Session jointly organized with the International Society of Geospatial Health – GnosisGIS (http://www.gnosisgis.org).

For those interested, there will also be a one-day course on Introduction to Bayesian modelling of spatial and spatio-temporal data by Sujit K. Sahu after the workshop (July 15th). More details at the workshop webpage.

Contributed papers (both oral presentations and posters) are welcome. People interested in presenting a paper are kindly invited to send an abstract by April 15th, via the web site. Acceptance notification will be sent by May 1st.

As a great bonus, selected manuscripts of refereed articles arising from the Workshop will be published in a special issue in the Geospatial Health Journal. Take profit of the fact that Valencia is only two hours flying distance from Florence to maximize your Biostatistics experience in Europe in July 2014.

Registration begins on February 2014 and there will be a maximum of 80 participants, so register soon in order to get place. Advance hotel booking is also recommended. A number of rooms have been reserved. More information about the venue, registration fees and lodging can be found at the workshop webpage.

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