ENBIS-13 in Ankara

15 – 19 September 2013 Abstract submission: 5 February – 5 June 2013

Aims and Contributions

The 13th Annual Conference of ENBIS aims to bring together statistical practitioners and academic researchers in the area of business and industrial statistics. The conference offers plenty of opportunities to share ideas, to learn about current statistical methods, and to meet old as well as make new friends.

The conference features a number of distinguished keynote speakers, invited and contributed sessions, workshops and panel discussions, as well as short pre- and post-conference courses.

Contributions can consist of reviews (presenting state of the art advances in scientific research), overviews and introductions (presenting an area of expertise to the uninitiated), and best practice examples (sharing experiences of practitioners).

Submissions for Conference Proceedings CD

Note the full paper submission deadline is August 25th, 2013. Papers received after this deadline will not be included in the Conference Proceedings. Please note that ENBIS does not restrict you in any way on how your contributions to the annual proceedings CD should look like. We want you to be able to present your findings the way you find most appropriate. The only restrictions we adhere to are the following: your papers should be submitted as PDF and should not exceed 5 MB.

Submissions for ENBIS-13 Special Issue of QREI

Quality and Reliability Engineering International (QREI) invites submissions for the ENBIS-13 special issue. Manuscript submission deadline is December 15th, 2013. Authors should follow the instructions  available at the journal’s homepage under “For Contributors” and should submit their article via the link for online submissions. For further queries please contact the Special Issue Editors Andras Zempleni and Sonja Kuhnt.


Session topics include but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Design of physical and computer experiment
  • Measurement uncertainty
  • Process modeling and control
  • Reliability and safety
  • Operational risk management
  • Data mining and warehousing
  • Statistical computing
  • Statistics in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Quality improvement and six sigma
  • Statistical engineering
  • Time series modeling and forecasting
  • Process improvement in healthcare
  • Operations research and management
  • Analysis of massive data sets
  • Risk analysis and assessment
  • Business analytics
  • Teaching business and industrial statistics

Pre- and Post-Conference Courses

Pre- and post-conference courses are to be booked separately from the main event. The list of courses includes:

Programme Committee

  • Sonja Kuhnt (Chair), TU Dortmund University, Germany
  • Murat Caner Testik, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Shirley Coleman, Newcastle University, UK
  • Alessandro Di Bucchianico, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Rainer Göb, University of Würzburg, Germany
  • Irena Ograjenšek, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Marco Reis, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • David Steinberg, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Winfried Theis, Shell Global Solutions International BV, The Netherlands
  • Xavier Tort-Martorell, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Organizing Committee

  • Murat Caner Testik (Chair), Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Sonja Kuhnt , TU Dortmund University, Germany
  • Irena Ograjenšek, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Alessandro Di Bucchianico, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Anne De Frenne, Math-X, Belgium
  • Olcay Arslan, Ankara University, Turkey
  • İnci Batmaz, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Gül Ergün, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Serpil Aktaş-Altunay, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Özlem Müge Aydin, Başkent University, Turkey
  • Güldal Güleryuz, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Suat Kasap, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Banu Yüksel-Özkaya, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Oumout Chouseinoglou, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Helmut Waldl, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria