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58. Biometrisches Kolloquium
March 13-15, 2012
Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin


Welcome on the 58. Biometrisches Kolloquium's web page. The conference will take place from March 13 to March 15 at Beuth Hochschule für Technik in Berlin.
The tutorials will be held on March 12.
We are looking forward to your participation!


Registration can be carried out onlinehere via the conference tool. You can register independently from the submission of a contribution to the program. You can find all important registration information here.

Deadline for submissions ended on January 15, 2012.

At the conference venue: The registration desk will be placed at the entrance hall of Haus Grashof.

Scientific Program

The scientific program can be downloaded in different versions.

Keynote Speaker

  • Kevin Coombes, University of Texas, Texas
  • Suzan Fiack, Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, Berlin

Invited Speaker

  • Per Kragh Andersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Carl-Fredrik Burman, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Sweden
  • Vanessa Didelez, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  • David B. Dunson, Duke University, North Carolina
  • Helena Geys, Hasselt University, Belgium
  • Jelle Goeman, Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • Sonja Greven, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Cornelia Kunz, Warwick Medical School, United Kingdom
  • Aurélien Latouche, Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, France
  • Florian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK, United Kingdom
  • Markus Pauly, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Hans-Peter Piepho, Universität Hohenheim
  • Christian Ritz, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Pablo Verde, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf

Scientific Topics

  • Analysis of High Dimensional Data
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Clinical Studies
  • Confounder Control in Observational Studies
  • Didactics in Biometry
  • Education for Statistics in Practice
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Mixed Models in Agriculture and Medicine
  • Nonclinical Studies
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics
  • Survival Analysis
  • Young Statisticians


You can find the fees for the conference, the conference dinner and the tutorial here.

Local Organization

Program committee