Biometrics by the Harbour, Hobart, Tasmania, December 1-5, 2015

The International Biometric Society Australasian Region Conference 2015

UPDATE: All talks made available by presenters are now online. Links to invited speakers talks are also just below, as well as to the slides used in the multiphase design course.

And many photos from all five days of the conference are up! Send more to the Webmaster, Hans Hockey, to upload to flickr or upload yourself to our new Facebook group, IBS-AR.

On behalf of the Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society (IBS-AR) we thank you for joining us for the biennial conference held in Hobart, Tasmania, on November 30 - December 3 (Monday - Thursday), 2015, at the Hadley's Orient Hotel. We were glad to share your experiences with using statistics in biosciences and learnt from others that do the same. Here is the exciting list of invited speakers, now with their talks available too:

The conference (November 30 - December 3 (Monday - Thursday)) was preceded by four parallel one-day courses on Sunday, November 29:

  • Rosemary Bailey, Chris Brien and Alison Smith - Multiphase experiments: from design to analysis [course pdfs]

  • Adrian Bowman - An introduction to flexible regression for environmental data

  • Richard Emsley - Causal inference in randomised trials

  • Otso Ovaskainen - Analyzing community data with joint species distribution models

We are happy that you attended and made the most of the vibrant conference in a beautiful location.

The final conference booklet (includes program and abstracts) is available HERE.

Important Dates in 2015 were

Monday, June 15 Registration and abstract submission opens
Monday, Sept 14 (5pm Hobart time) Abstract submission closes
Monday, September 28 Notification of acceptance of abstracts - emailed to all. Please check your email from Atlas (if applicable).
Monday, 12 October Early bird registration closes
Monday, October 26 Registration deadline for presenters of talks/posters at conference
Monday, November 16 Registration deadline for pre-conference courses
Sunday, November 29 Pre-conference short courses (Hadley's Orient Hotel 9 am)
Sunday, November 29 Registration Desk open (Hadley's Orient Hotel 4 - 6 pm)
Sunday, November 29 Welcome reception at Hadley's Orient Hotel 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Drinks and selection of canapes!
Monday-Thursday Nov 30 - Dec 3 Conference Sessions at Hadley's Orient Hotel
Last updated 21 December 2015. All images for this site were taken by Dr. Levente Bodrossy, CSIRO