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or contact Viktor Witkovsky, Institute of or contact William Young, Unit 1, 1/F, 13–15—International Conference on
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1—6th EudraVigilance Information
research on the interface between statistics
and engineering for the support of complex
VENTS
Day, London, United Kingdom
25–27—United States Conference on
EudraVigilance Information Day will
system design and operation, quality and
Teaching Statistics ’09, Columbus, Ohio
provide a forum for marketing authori-
reliability engineering, and optimal deci-
The target audience for this conference
zation holders and sponsors of clinical
sionmaking. Authors are invited to submit
is teachers of undergraduate and AP sta-
trials to gain a better understanding of
abstracts. For more information, visit http://
tistics. Teachers of statistics at two-year
the key activities of the EudraVigilance
icise.bjut.edu.cn/index.htm or contact Kwok
colleges and those planning a career in sta-
Expert Working Group and their work
Tsui, Industrial and Systems Engineering,
tistics education are especially encouraged
2009 program (see http://eudravigilance.
765 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332; (404)
to attend. USCOTS is a ‘working confer-
emea.europa.eu). The main areas to be
894-2311; ktsui@isye.gatech.edu.
ence,’ with many opportunities for hands-
addressed are implementation aspects
on activities, demonstrations, networking,
related to electronic reporting of ICSRs,
20–22—International Symposium
and idea sharing. Leaders in statistics
key pharmacovigilance activities in some
in Statistics on GLLMM, St. John’s,
education and assessment will give plenary
of the EU member states, and practi-
Newfoundland
talks, including Dani Ben-Zvi, George
cal implementation questions raised by
The objective of this symposium is to bring
Cobb, Peter Ewell, Ronald Wasserstein,
stakeholders. For more information, visit
together a set of speakers and discussants
and Chris Wild. For more information,
www.diahome.org/DIAHOME/Education/
to describe the latest research in GLLMM
visit www.causeweb.org/uscots or contact
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with applications to biostatistics, econo-
Deb Rumsey at rumsey@stat.ohio-state.edu.
=18483&eventType=Meeting or contact
metrics, and ecological and environmental
Senior Manager Marketing, Europe,
studies, among others. For more infor-
28–7/1—IMS Asia Pacific Rim DIA, Postfach, Basel, International 4002,
mation, visit www.iss-2009-stjohns.ca or
Meetings, Seoul, South Korea Switzerland; +41 61 225 51 51; talana.
contact Brajendra Sutradhar, Department
This new meeting series will provide bertschi@diaeurope.org.
of Mathematics and Statistics, St. John’s,
an excellent forum for scientific com-
Newfoundland A1C 5S7, Canada;
munication and collaboration among
1–3—International Conference
7097378731; bsutradh@math.mun.ca.
researchers in Asia and the Pacific Rim.
of Computational Statistics and
It also will promote communication
Data Engineering 2009, London,
and collaboration between researchers
United Kingdom
in this area and those from other parts
Held under the World Congress on
August
of the world. The program covers topics
Engineering and organized by the
in statistics and probability, presenting
International Association of Engineers, this
*1–6—2009 Joint Statistical Meetings,
recent developments and the state of the
meeting serves as a good platform for the
Washington, DC
art in a variety of modern research topics
research community to meet and exchange
JSM (Joint Statistical Meetings) is the
and applications. For more information,
ideas. For more information, visit www.
largest gathering of statisticians held in
visit http://ims-aprm.org or contact Runze
iaeng.org/WCE2009/ICCSDE2009.html or
North America. It is held jointly with
Li, Department of Statistics, Penn State
contact William Young at wce@iaeng.org.
the American Statistical Association,
University, University Park, PA 16802-
the International Biometric Society
2111; (814) 965-1555; ril4@stat.psu.edu.
(ENAR and WNAR), the Institute of
7–9—LASR 2009: Statistical Tools for
Mathematical Statistics, the Statistical
Challenges in Bioinformatics, Leeds,
Society of Canada, the International
United Kingdom
Indian Statistical Association, and
July
The 2009 Leeds Annual Statistical Research
the International Chinese Statistical
Workshop will focus on developments in
Association. Attended by more than
interdisciplinary statistics and the interface
5,500 people, activities include oral
››1–3—International Conference
of Computational Statistics and
between statistical methodology and bio-
presentations, panel sessions, poster
Data Engineering 2009, London,
informatics. For more information, visit
presentations, continuing education
United Kingdom
www.maths.leeds.ac.uk/lasr2009 or contact
courses, an exhibit hall, a placement
This conference is held under the World
Arief Gusnanto, Department of Statistics,
service, society and section business
Congress on Engineering 2009. The WCE
Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, International LS2
meetings, committee meetings, social
2009 is organized by the International
9JT, United Kingdom; +44 113 3435135;
activities, and networking opportuni-
Association of Engineers (IAENG) and
workshop@maths.leeds.ac.uk.
ties. For more information, visit www.
serves as a good platform for the research
amstat.org/meetings or contact Elaine
community to meet with each other and
Powell, 732 North Washington Street,
exchange ideas. For details, visit www.
Alexandria, VA 22314; (888) 231-3473;
iaeng.org/WCE2009/ICCSDE2009.html
jsm@amstat.org.
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