ABS08 - 2008 Applied Bayesian Statistics School
BAYESIAN DECISION PROBLEMS IN BIOSTATISTICS AND CLINICAL TRIALS
Centro Congressi Panorama, Trento, Italy
9 - 13 June, 2008
The Applied Bayesian Statistics summer school has
been organised since 2004 by
The school aims to present state-of-the-art Bayesian applications, inviting
leading experts in their field. Each year a different topic is chosen. Past
editions were devoted to Gene Expression Genomics, Decision
Modelling in Health Care, Spatial Data in Environmental and Health
Sciences and Bayesian Methods and Econometrics.
The school is open not only to post-docs and students in Statistics,
but also to researchers (not necessarily from academia) from different
fields, with an interest in statistical applications. Although a concise
introduction to Bayesian methods is provided each year, a basic knowledge
of statistical methods is advisable.
The school makes use of lectures, practical sessions, software demonstrations,
informal discussion sessions and presentations of research projects by
TOPIC AND LECTURER
The topic chosen for the 2008 school is
Bayesian Decision Problems in Biostatistics and Clinical Trials
The lecturer will be
Department of Biostatistics,The University of Texas M. D. Anderson
Cancer Center, Houston, USA.
He will be assisted by
Luca La Rocca (University
of Modena and Reggio, Italy).
LOCATION AND SCHEDULE
The 2008 school will be held at
Panorama, in Trento, close to the Italian Alps.
The Centro Congressi is a recently renovated building located on a rocky
spur at about 560 meters above sea level overlooking the city of Trento,
in the northeastern Italian Alps. The place is quiet, yet very close to
the town center, which can be reached also via cable car.
Please note that the number of available seats is limited.
The school will start on Monday, June, 9th, at 9.00 and it will
end on Friday, June, 13th, at 13.00. Welcome cocktail and farewell
dinner are planned on June, 9th and 12th, respectively. Participants
will have a free afternoon on Wednesday, June, 11th.
The registration fees are:
including teaching materials and welcome cocktail. The social dinner
will cost an extra 50 euros.
A 50 euros late registration fee will apply after April, 15th, 2008.
Meals, snacks and drinks are available at the Centro Congressi and they are the