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Channel Network Conference 2017

April 24-26 2017, Hasselt, Belgium


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6th Channel Network Conference


Hasselt University, Campus Diepenbeek,  Belgium

April 24-26, 2017


IBS Channel Network Conference 2017

We are happy to announce that the 2017 Channel Network Conference of the International Biometric Society (IBS) will take place at Hasselt University, Campus Diepenbeek, Belgium. This biennual conference is organized by the IBS regions Belgium, France, Great-Britain/Ireland and the Netherlands. This conference aims at gathering biostatisticians to discuss the newest statistical methodology for the analysis of biological and medical data. It is a 3-day conference with 2 courses, invited and contributed sessions. Usually, around 150 researchers from both academia and industry participate in the conference. The previous edition was in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

We are proud to announce that Peter Diggle will be the keynote speaker. In addition, we will have three sessions with invited speakers: 

Carel Peeters and Wessel van Wieringen will be teaching a course on network modelling for high-dimensional data, and a a course on targeted minimum loss based estimation by Sherri Rose.

Finally, the last afternoon a plenary session will be given by Rebecca DerSimonian.

Registration includes conference material, lunches, coffee/tea, and the social event.

Important Deadlines:

Abstracts for posters and contributed talks: 14 February 2017

Extended Deadline Early bird registration: 14 March 2017

Final registration: 14 April 2017