BiostatMCW 2017

BiostatMCW 2017:

Biostatistics in the Modern Computing Era with a grant workshop and a BART short course

at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, September 28 - Saturday, September 30, 2017

Register for Conference

The Division of Biostatistics of the Medical College of Wisconsin in association with its partners is holding a national biostatistics conference. The conference is co-sponsored by the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (SBSS) of the ASA and the Wisconsin Chapter of the ASA. The focus of the conference will be modern biostatistics featuring the perspectives and ongoing work of leading statisticians from both the Bayesian and Frequentist viewpoints. Topics of primary interest are clinical trials, high-dimensional data, population health, precision medicine and survival analysis.  The conference will be held September 28-30, 2017 at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI.  The autumn weather in Milwaukee is historically very pleasant and enjoyable.  Beer-making, bratwurst and Oktoberfest are great German traditions brought to Milwaukee and Wisconsin by waves of immigrants. There will be social events featuring beer, bratwurst and biostatistics hosted at idyllic beer gardens on the cheese coast including an exclusive engagement of polka-palooza with The Polkaholics led by Don Hedeker with a guest appearance by Brad Carlin.


2017 Speakers

Tentative Schedule

Special Dates

Friday, August 11, 2017

Abstract Deadline for Presentations
Posters are still being accepted

Invited speakers will have 30 minutes to give their presentation and an additional 5 minutes for questions.

Other attendees are welcome to submit an abstract for a poster or a contributed talk (20 minutes including questions). The Program Committee will determine who receives a contributed talk based on the strength of the abstracts submitted. The decision will be made by August 25, 2017.

Please submit all abstracts to Raphael Fraser and specify whether you will be presenting a poster and/or a contributed talk.

Travel Award Submission
We anticipate making several awards to assist PhD students and junior researchers (within five years of obtaining their PhD) in covering lodging and traveling expenses. Please visit our Travel Award section for more information.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Early Bird Registration Discount Deadline has been EXTENDED!!
Register by Tuesday, August 15, 2017 and receive $10 off your registration.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

First Day of Conference
Registration will be open until the conference is over.

Organizing Committee Chairs:
Raphael Fraser and Rodney Sparapani