12th IBS-Italian Region conference
XII conferenza della Società Italiana di Biometria (SIB)
The Italian Region of the International Biometric Society (IBS-IR) is pleased to announce the 12th bi-annual scientific meeting devoted to promote collaborations and exchange scientific expertise among all members of IBS regions. Invited sessions are organized by IBS regions (already confirmed regions: Eastern North American Region, Eastern Mediterranean Region, German Region, Spanish Region); to reinforce also historical research fields and collaborations of Italian Region of IBS one invited session is organized on agricultural and environmental statistics and another one by Italian Statistical Society (SIS).
Confirmed invited speakers are:
Claudia Angelini (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo “Mauro Picone”, CNR, Naples, Italy),
Stefania Galimberti (University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy),
Niels Keiding (University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark),
Cécile Proust-Lima (Bordeaux University, Bordeaux, France).
For contributed sessions and poster session (two poster awards are supported by IBS Regions), we encourage the submission of short abstracts (see the dedicated section below for technical details). Possible topics (but not limited to) are:
- Longitudinal modelling and mixed-effects models
- Survival analysis
- Sampling methods in biostatistics
- Agricultural and environmental statistics
- Methods for data integration
- Statistical methods in genomics
- Risk prediction models
- Graphical models
Two half-day pre-conference courses will be also provided (with limited places) on Sunday from 15:00 to 19:00:
Sunday July 7, 2019
Two half-day pre-conference courses, evening welcome reception at 19:00.
Monday July 8 – Wednesday July 10, 2019
Meeting with plenary invited talks, invited sessions, contributed sessions, poster session (on Tuesday July 9, 2019), IBS-IR General Assembly (on Tuesday July 9, 2019) and social dinner (on Tuesday July 9, 2019).
|Abstract submission deadline||April 10, 2019|
|Notification of acceptance||May 7, 2019|
|Registration for presenters||May 31, 2019|
|Early bird registration||May 31, 2019|
|Conference||July 7-10, 2019|
(by May 31st)
(from June 1st)
|Conference for IBS members |
|350 €||400 €|
|Conference for non IBS members |
(includes IBS membership)
|440 €||490 €|
|Pre-conference course*||50 €||50€|
Conference fees include lunches on Monday and Tuesday and social dinner on Tuesday.
* Pre-conference courses are possible even if you don’t want to attend to the conference, but are reserved to IBS members, hence you need to affiliate to ISB if you are not an IBS member
If after registering you are unable to attend the event, no refund will be available. Nevertheless, we allow you to transfer your registration to another colleague (with the same type of registration), by sending an email as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstract must be submitted through the Easy Chair conference system at the link:
The text of the abstract must have a length of maximum 2500 characters included spaces (without considering the list of authors, affiliations and title). Moreover, the abstract must contain at least 3 keywords
Clelia Di Serio (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan; President of IBS-IR)
Paola M.V. Rancoita (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan; Treasurer of IBS-IR)
Alessandro Nonis (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan; Webmaster of IBS-IR)
Elia Biganzoli (University of Milan, Milan)
Patrizia Boracchi (University of Milan, Milan)
Chiara Brombin (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan)
Italia De Feis (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo “Mauro Picone”, CNR, Naples)
Stefania Galimberti (University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan)
Rossella Miglio (University of Bologna, Bologna)
Francesco Stingo (University of Florence, Florence)
Luca Tardella (Sapienza University of Rome, Rome)
Maria Grazia Valsecchi (University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan)
Paola Vicard (Roma Tre University, Rome)
Local Organizing Committee
Claudia Angelini (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo “Mauro Picone”, CNR, Naples)
Annamaria Carissimo (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo “Mauro Picone”, CNR, Naples)
Diego Di Bernardo (University of Naples Federico II, Naples)
Monika Krzak (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo “Mauro Picone”, CNR, Naples)
The conference will be at Renaissance Naples Hotel Mediterraneo.
The hotel is about 7 km far from Naples Airport and can be easily reached from the Airport with public transportation (Alibus) or Taxi.
The hotel is about 3 km far from Naples Central Station and can be easily reached with the Metro Line 1. The hotel is located between the stops of Toledo and Municipio of the Napoli Metro Line.
If you have any inquiry about the conference feel free to contact us at