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22nd International Scientific Symposium on Biometrics

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 28 June - 1 July 2015

 

Researchers and practitioners in the field of biometrics – development and application of statistical and mathematical methods for data analysis in life sciences – are encouraged to take part in this symposium organised by Croatian Biometric Society.

 

VENUE

The Symposium takes place in the beautiful ancient Adriatic port of Dubrovnik, still simply called by its inhabitants “Grad” meaning “The City”. The venue is located close to the main gate leading to the city centre through the old walls. The Republic of Dubrovnik was a main sea trade contender of the Venetian Republic, and the old city is under the UNESCO protection. Dubrovnik is easily reached by air, land or sea. There are flights connecting it daily to the main European airports.

 

ADDRESS:
Centre for Advanced Academic Studies (CAAS)
University of Zagreb
HR - 20000 Dubrovnik
Don Frana Bulića 4, Croatia
www.caas.unizg.hr

 

 

20th SCHOOL OF BIOMETRICS:

Lynne Billard

University of Georgia, Athens, USA

Topic:

Multiple Sets of Multivariate Time Series

 

Keynote Lecture:

Viswanathan Ramakrishnan
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA

Topic:

Is the adaptive paradigm shifting the perception of clinical trials?

 

Keynote Lecture:

Rado Pišot
University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

Topic:

Bed rest as a model for studying mechanisms of functional decline

 


IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for abstract submission:
           April 24, 2015
Notification of acceptance:
           May 15, 2015
Deadline for early registration fee payment

(for inclusion in the Book of Abstracts):
           May 22, 2015

 

REGISTRATION FEES

                                      Early registration fee:

                                      Before May 22, 2015            After May 22, 2015

 

Regular Participant                   240                               270
HBMD Member                         180 €                               210

 

Accompanying Person                    80                              100

TOPICS
BIOSTAT symposium is an intrinsically interdisciplinary meeting accepting papers from a wide array of research disciplines at the intersection of data sciences and life sciences such as:

 

• Design of Experiments
• Clinical Study Design
• Sampling Methods
• Statistical Modeling of Biological Systems
• Statistical Genomics
• Environmental Statistics
• Predictive and Prescriptive Modeling
• Temporal-Spatial Analysis
• Forecasting and Prediction
• Multivariate Statistics in Life Sciences
• Meta-analysis
• Data Visualization
• Data Mining
• Quantitative Decision Support
• Risk Assessment
• Statistical Learning
• Taxonomy and Classification
• Research Data Lifecycle Management
• Education in Biometrics

 

WHO WE ARE?

Croatian Biometric Society (HBMD) was established in 1989. In 2014 we have been celebrating our 25th anniversary. A quarter of a century is not a long time for a scientific society, but it is enough to demonstrate existence of a vibrant research community. The Society brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines and institutions from agriculture and forestry through biomedicine, anthropology, psychology, kinesiology to statistics and mathematics. Since 1994 we organize BIOSTAT symposium, and since 1996 the International School of Biometrics.

 

The University of Zagreb (1669) is the oldest and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe. Ever since its foundation, the University has been continually growing and developing and now consists 29 faculties, three art academies and the Centre for Croatian Studies. With its comprehensive programmes and over 50,000 full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students the University is the strongest teaching institution in Croatia.  It offers a wide range of academic degree courses leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees in the following fields: Arts, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Engineering, Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences. It is also a strongly research-oriented institution, contributing with over 50 percent to the total research output of the country.