Two-day meeting of the Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics October 31th and November 1st, 2017

The fall 2017 two-day DSTS meeting is hosted by Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University.

Programme

Tuesday October 31

10.00-13.00: A gentle introduction to causal inference, instrumental variables and Mendelian randomisation for students and younger statisticians. Vanessa Didelez, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, Bremen, Morten Frydenberg & Stefan Hansen, Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University.

14.00-14.45: Henrik Støvring, Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University: The parametric waiting time distribution model and its application in pharmacoepidemiologic studies
14.45-15.30: Torben Martinussen, Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen: Causal inference and survival analysis

15.30-16.00: Coffee break

16.00-16.45: Vanessa Didelez, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, Bremen: On the identification of time-varying treatment effects and ignorability
16.45-17.30: Jonas Peters, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen: Causal Inference for Time Series

17.30: Beers and soft drinks

18.30: Dinner at Matematisk Kantine, Aarhus Universitet

Wednesday November 1


9.00-9.45: Michael Væth, Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University: Standardized mortality ratio and loss of life expectancy
9.45-10.30: Rodrigo Labouriau, Applied Statistics Laboratory, Department of Mathematics, Aarhus University: Multivariate generalised linear mixed models and some extensions

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-11.45: Morten Overgaard, Section for Biostatistics, Aarhus University: Asymptotics of the pseudo-observation method
11.45-12.30: Rasmus Plenge Waagepetersen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Aalborg University: Estimation of the pair correlation function of a spatial point process

12.30: Sandwiches and soft drinks

Venue

The meeting will take place in Jeppe Vontillius Auditorium, at Søauditorierne, Bartholins Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus C.

Registration

Register at the following webpage. The regular conference fee is 500 DKK. The fee for B.Sc. and M.Sc. students is 100 DKK for members of DSTS and 250 DKK otherwise.
Deadline for registration and payment is October 24th, 2017.