ENBIS-12 in Ljubljana

9 – 13 September 2012 Abstract submission: 15 January – 10 May 2012

The 12th Annual Conference of ENBIS aims to build on the success of previous annual conferences by bringing together statistical practitioners in all branches of our profession. The conference offers plenty of opportunities to share ideas and learn about current best practices.

These are the members of the ENBIS-12 Programme Committee (chaired by Shirley Coleman):

Name

Surname

Affiliation

Andrea

Ahlemeyer-Stubbe

antz21 GmbH, Germany

Shirley

Coleman

Newcastle University, School of Mathematics and Statistics, UK

Anne

DeFrenne

Math-X, Belgium

Bart

DeKetelaere

Catholic University Leuven, Department of Biosystems, Belgium

Alessandro

di Bucchianico

Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Netherlands

Rainer

Goeb

University of Würzburg, Institute of Mathematics, Germany

Tony

Greenfield

Greenfield Research, UK

Ron

Kenett

KPA Management Consulting, Israel

Sonja

Kuhnt

Technical University Dortmund, Faculty of Statistics, Germany

Lance

Mitchell

Greenfield Research, UK

Irena

Ograjenšek

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Slovenia

David

Steinberg

Tel Aviv University, Deparment of Statistics and Operations Research, Israel

Xavier

Tort-Martorell

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Conference contributions can consist of review papers, state of the art advances in scientific research, overview and introductory papers, presentation of an area of expertise to the uninitiated or communication of best practice and practitioner experience.

We are delighted to announce keynote presentations by Marko Grobelnik of Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia; Rob Kozinets, Chair of Marketing, York University, Canada; Steve MacFeely, Director of Business Statistics & Methodology, Central Statistics Office, Ireland; John Pullinger, Librarian and Director General, Information Services at the House of Commons, London, President-Elect of RSS; and Grant Reinman, Senior Fellow, Statistics and Design For Variation at Pratt & Whitney, USA.

There will be many special sessions including these organised around the following themes: software, statistics education, French ENBIS, US ENBIS, ISBIS, DEINDE and Hidden Gems aimed at putting Central Europe back on the map of Quality Improvement.

The four pre-, in-between and post-conference courses are to be booked separately from the main event. A click on the course title will take you to the course description and registration page:

- Understanding, Planning and Applying Netnography

- To Explain or To Predict?

- Process Improvement in Healthcare

- Teaching Statistics for Business Improvement

Note the full paper submission deadline: August 20th, 2012. Papers received after this deadline will not be included in the Conference Proceedings. No specific template for preparation of full papers is demanded but you might want to consult our loose author guidelines nevertheless.