St. John's, Canada | July 20-22, 2009

Theme: The objective of this ISS is to bring together a set of speakers and discussants to describe the latest research such as parametric and non-parametric inferences in this emerging area with applications to Biostatistics, Econometrics, and Ecological and Environmental studies, among others.

Symposium Venu: The meeting will take place in the Inco Innovation Center (IIC), located in the centre of the campus of Memorial University, St. John's, Canada

Key Note Speakers and Topics:
  • Raymond J. Carroll, Distinguished Professor, Texas A & M University, USA:
    Nonparametric and semi-parametric inferences for longitudinal data
  • Noel A. Cressie, Distinguished Professor, The Ohio State University, USA:
    Using Temporal Variability to Improve Spatial Mapping
  • William Dunsmuir, Professor, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Inference and Computational Methods for Count Time Series Regression Modelling
  • Brajendra Sutradhar, University Research Professor, Memorial University, Canada:
    Inferences for stationary versus non-stationary familial longitudinal data
  • Mary E. Thompson, University Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada:
    Inferences for longitudinal survey data

Special Symposium Issue:

The Canadian Journal of Statistics will publish a special symposium issue with refereed articles from ISS-2009 in GLLMM.

Guest Editor: Brajendra Sutradhar

Submission deadline:
Original submission - April 1, 2009.
Review reports- To be available during the symposium.
Final submission- November 1, 2009.