Biometrics by the Blowholes, Kiama, NSW, Australia December 4-8, 2011

The International Biometric Society Australasian Region Conference

The Australasian Region of The International Biometric Society (IBS-AR) will hold its biennial meeting from Sunday, 4 December to Thursday, 8 December 2011 at the Sebel Harbourside Hotel in Kiama, New South Wales, Australia. Kiama is about 120 kilometres south of Sydney on the coast, and can be easily accessed by train from Sydney Central Station. See simple map!

The latest conference news is here. We are grateful for the contributions of our sponsors (listed below and link at left), especially our premier sponsor, GRDC, one of the world's leading grains research organisations.

Important Dates in 2011

1 June Registration and abstract submission opens
11 September Abstracts due
30 September Notification of acceptance of talks/posters
14 October Earlybird registration closes
28 October Registration deadline for presenters of talks/posters at conference
11 November Registration deadline for satellite workshops
11 November Registration deadline for non-presenters at conference
2 December Pre-conference Workshop 1 in Sydney
3 December Pre-conference Workshop 2 in Wollongong
4 December Welcome reception at Sebel Harbourside Hotel 6pm. Registration desk opens at 4pm.
5-8 December Period of the conference in Kiama



The International Biometric Society Australasian Region gratefully acknowledges the financial support of this conference from the following organisations, in particular the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) as the premier sponsor. The full list of sponsors appears below:



Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)



CSSM, University of Wollongong


Statistical Consulting Unit, Australian National University


School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW


The Australian and Pharmaceutical Biostatistics Group


VSN International


SAS Institute


CSIRO, Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics



The photograph used on the Kiama 2011 conference pages is courtesy of Kiama Visitors Centre, Kiama, NSW.

Last updated 1 December, 2011