2014 WNAR/IMS Conference
June 15-18, 2014

University of Hawai‘i Campus Center
Hosted by Office of Public Health Studies

Conference Information Overview

Welcome to the 2014 WNAR/IMS Annual Meeting website. This page is updated frequently, so visit often. Comments and suggestions are welcome at wnar2014@hawaii.edu.

Abstract submission is open please click here to submit your abstract. The deadline for contributed talks, student paper competition, poster presentations are listed as follows:

April 25: Abstract submission deadline for Contributed Talks
April 25: Abstract submission deadline for Student Paper Competition
May 12: Abstract submission deadline for Poster Session
May 30: Deadline for student paper competition manuscript submission

 

The WNAR/IMS Conference is an annual conference held jointly by the Western North American Region of the International Biometrics Society and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Meeting activities include oral presentations, poster presentations, a short course, student paper competition, society business meetings, committee meetings, social activities and networking opportunities.

The 2014 WNAR/IMS Conference, hosted by the Department of Public Health Sciences and Office of Public Health Studies, will be held June 15-18, 2014, in Honolulu, Hawaii at the Campus Center, a conference facility located in the central part of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus. Lunches, the Sunday mixer, and the Tuesday night banquet will be held in the Campus Center Ballroom.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO…

Conference location: The conference will be held at the Campus Center located in the central part of the Mānoa campus. Campus Center is about a 5-10 minute walk from Lincoln Hall. You can take TheBus (Hawai‘i's public transportation), taxi, or drive your rental car to the Mānoa campus if you stay in Waikiki. Parking is available in the Parking Structure which is about a 5 minute walk to Campus Center (parking fees apply).

Accommodations: Conference attendees may choose to stay at a hotel located in Waikiki or if you would prefer to stay on campus, please select Lincoln Hall for accommodations when you register for the conference. 

KEY DATES:

March 25: Registration opens
April 25: Abstract submission deadline for Contributed Talks
April 25: Abstract submission deadline for Student Paper Competition
May 12: Abstract submission deadline for Poster Session
May 30: Deadline for student paper competition manuscript submissions

May 12, 2014: Last day to avoid late registration fees
May 12 - June 18, 2014: Late registration (increased fees apply)
June 15 - 18, 2014: Annual WNAR/IMS Conference

The WNAR Presidential Invited Address will be given by:
CHRISTL DONNELLY
Professor of Statistical Epidemiology
Imperial College London
"Statistical Challenges in Understanding Disease Transmission and Control"
Monday, June 16, 2014
3:45pm - 5:00pm

Short Course
"Introduction to large-scale genetic association studies"
by Thomas Lumley
Professor of Biostatistics, Dept. of Statistics, University of Auckland
Affiliate Professor, Dept. of Biostatistics, University of Washington
Sunday, June 15, 2014
9:00am - 5:00pm

Key Contacts:

Scientific program and Schedule
Sam MaWhinney
SAM.MAWHINNEY@UCDENVER.EDU

Local Arrangements:
Dongmei Li
dongmeil@hawaii.edu

General Inquires:
wnar2014@hawaii.edu

Downloads

  • Scientific Program
  • Abstract Book