Registration is open for the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine’s Causal Inference and Big Data Summer Institute (CBD) this July. The intensive four-day programme is made up of lectures from experts in the field, live demonstrations of data analysis and computer lab sessions. The event is aimed at practitioners in industry, researchers, and students who are interested in learning about these statistical methods and how to implement them in practice.
The school was cover a variety of topics including DAGs, propensity scores, matching, instrumental variables, time-dependent confounding, static and dynamic treatment regimes, marginal structural models, targeted maximum likelihood, precision medicine, EHR and mobile health. The event is sponsored by the Center for Causal Inference and the Center for Statistical Methods in Big Data.
For more information, including a list of the instructors and details of how to register, please visit the institute’s website.
8th Annual IGSS Conference
The Institute of Behavioral Science and University of Colorado Population Center are hosting the 8th annual conference entitled Integrating Genetics and the Social Sciences. The goal of this conference is to showcase behavioral and molecular genetic studies that enhance demographic and social scientific inquiry. The two day conference will include a 4 hour advanced statistical genetics workshop. Researchers from any of the biological or social sciences are encouraged to participate. More info on the conference website above.