2021 WNAR/IMS/JR Annual Meeting
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 WNAR meeting will be held virtually.
WNAR plans to schedule the 2023 meeting in Anchorage, Alaska.
Invited Oral Sessions
Contributed Oral Sessions
Student Paper Sessions
Presidential Invited Address
Rachel Fewster, Professor at The University of Auckland, will giving the Presidential address “How to count the things you didn't see: the magic and mystery of estimating population size”. Tuesday June 15, 2021, 3:45-5:05pm Pacific.
New Investigators Lunch
Short Course information
Short Course I (full day) - An introduction to Deep learning with Biometric and Environmental Applications
Thursday all day, 6/10, 8am -5pm PST, 2021
Instructors: Jarrett Barber, Ph.D., Toby Hocking, Ph.D., Katharyn Duffy, Ph.D. Cancelled due to family conflict
Short Course II (half day) - Master Protocols: Tackling Complex Diseases (and COVID-19!) with Bayesian Adaptive Platform Trials
Friday morning, 6/11 8am-12pm PST, 2021
Instructors: Ben Saville, Ph.D., Anna McGlothlin, Ph.D., Christina Saunders, Ph.D.
Short Course III (half day) - RMST-based survival analysis methods for non-proportional hazards
Friday afternoon, 6/11 1pm-5pm PST, 2021
Instructor: Lu Tian, Ph.D.
$50 - members of WNAR, IBS other region, IMS
Free - student members
$150 - non-members (cost of registration + WNAR membership)
**conference website access may take 24 hours after registration
$100 full day & $50 half day - members
$40 full day & $20 half day- student members
$150 full day & $100 half day- non-members
Abstract submission is closed
Student Paper Competition
WNAR holds a student paper competition each year in conjunction with its annual conference. Winners of the Outstanding Paper Award (one each in written and oral categories) receive a certificate of recognition and a $500 cash prize.
All eligible entrants for both the 2021 and 2020 competition, receive free conference registration AND free registration for one of the short courses offered as part of this conference. Additional short course registrations will be invoiced separately.
April 19th, 2021 – Abstract submission deadline
May 14th, 2021 – Paper submission deadline
June 13th – 16th, 2021 – On-line oral presentations as part of the WNAR virtual meeting
Abstract Submission Guidelines
Abstracts should be submitted via email to the Student Paper Competition Committee Chair Laura Saba (firstname.lastname@example.org). The abstract should follow the guidelines below:
- Information for the corresponding author (i.e., the student information), which includes first and last name, email, affiliation, and current degree program.
- Title of the abstract
- Authors and Affiliations
- Abstract body (maximum of 1200 characters)