The Division of Biostatistics at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) is pleased to host the "SORA-BN-TABA Workshop and the DLSPH Biostatistics Research Day" (W-BRD) on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013. The event is intended to bring together the regional and local statistical communities who are interested in biostatistics and other applied areas of statistics, and represents a joint effort between DLSPH and the following organizations:
SORA (The Southern Ontario Regional Association of SSC & The Southern Ontario Chapter of the ASA),
BN (The Buffalo-Niagara Chapter of the ASA), and
TABA (The Applied Biostatistics Association).
The W-BRD will center around an ASA Traveling Course by Dr. Dick De Veaux entitled "Successful Data Mining in Practice". This workshop represents a continuation of the joint annual workshops held by SORA and TABA. In addition, the W-BRD will include poster presentations by participants; students and post-docs are particularly encouraged to present their research or practicum work, and three poster awards will be given at the closing ceremony.