Conference Programme

Sunday 8 September 2019
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Infectious diseases monitoring and modeling using R Longitudinal and Incomplete Data Subgroup analyses in clinical trials: challenges and benefits Get your journal article written and published
10:30-11:00  Tea break
11:00-12:30 Infectious diseases monitoring and modeling using R Longitudinal and Incomplete Data Subgroup analyses in clinical trials: challenges and benefits Get your journal article written and published
12:30-13:30
13:30-15:00 Infectious diseases monitoring and modeling using R Longitudinal and Incomplete Data Subgroup analyses in clinical trials: challenges and benefits Get your journal article written and published
15:00-15:30 Tea break
15:30-17:00 Infectious diseases monitoring and modeling using R Longitudinal and Incomplete Data Subgroup analyses in clinical trials: challenges and benefits Get your journal article written and published
Monday 9 September
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Opening ceremony
09:00-09:20 Opening remarks Prof Samuel Manda/SSACAB/IBS
09:20-09:40 Welcome  Prof Glenda Gray/Prof Jeffrey Mphahlele
09:40-10:30 Opening keynote address Prof Geert Molenberghs
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-12:30 Special topic session 1: Biostatistical Methods in Clinical Trials Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Special topic session 2: Biostatistics capacity building in sub Saharan African countries in the era of increasing Biomedical Research in the region Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
15:00-15:30 Tea break
15:30-16:15 Invited talk: Prof Tom Louis (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) - VIDEO LINK
17:00-19:00 Welcome reception
Tuesday 10 September
08:30-09:15 Invited speaker: Prof Carl Lombard (South African Medical Research Council and Unversity of Stellenbosch. South Africa)
9:15-10:30 Special topic session 3: Biostatistical Methods in Public Health Research Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-11:45 Invited talks: Prof Lehana Thabane (University of McMaster,  Canada)
11:45-13:00 Special topic session 4: Advances in Bayesian Spatio-temporal modelling of disease risk based complex household surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Special topic session 5: Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Genomic Data Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
15:15-15:40 Tea break
18:30-21:00 Dinner - Gold Restaurant
Wednesday 11 September
08:30-09:15 Invited talks: Prof Andreas Ziegler (University of Lübeck, Germany)
9:15-10:30 Special topic session 6: The >eR-Biostat: An new E-learning system for BioStatistics Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:00-11:45 Invited speaker: Prof Njoku Ola Ama  (University of Botswana, Botswana)
11:45-13:00 Special topic session 7: Time-to-event analysis using population-based data Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:00 Parallel Session 1  Parallel Session 2 Parallel Session 3 Parallel Session 4
15:00-15:20 Tea break
15:20-16:10 Closing keynote address: Prof Jonathon Levine
16:10-17:00 Closing ceremony