13th Virtual Conference of the Italian Region of the International Biometric Society (IBS) - 20, 24, 29 September 2021
20 - 29 September 2021
General Chairs
Paola Rebora (Università Milano-Bicocca), Davide Bernasconi (Università Milano-Bicocca), Federico Ambrogi (Università di Milano)
The meeting will include:
• 3 keynote speeches:
o Richard J. Cook (University of Waterloo) - Two phase response-dependent sampling for studies of life history processes
o Clelia di Serio (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele Milano) - Pitfalls and benefits for using machine learning to detect and prognosticate for COVID-19: a reproducibility challenge
o Lorenzo Trippa (Harvard University) - The Use of External Control Data for Predictions and Futility Interim Analyses in Clinical Trials
• 3 contributed sessions dedicated to young researchers (age ≤ 35 years).
• 2 invited sessions organized by Italian Region-IBS members
• 3 invited sessions organized by other IBS regions, other Italian societies or international initiatives:
o Eastern Mediterranean EMR-IBS and Spanish-IBS regions
o Società Italiana di Statistica (Italian Statistical Society, SIS)
o STRengthening Analytical Thinking for Observational Studies (STRATOS) Initiative
• 1 half-day course entitled “Graphical models for categorical data with R“ taught by Prof. Monia Luparelli (Università di Firenze), 22 September 2021
Details on topics, sessions and course are available at https://ibs-italy.org/?page_id=1349&lang=it
Young research Competition
The Italian Region-IBS holds a young research competition for the outstanding presentation.
• Abstract submission for contributed sessions dedicated to young researchers (age ≤ 35 years): 01/08/2021
• Notification of acceptance: 30/08/2021
• Registration for Conference and Course: 10/09/2021