TIES 2008, 19th Annual Conference of The International Environmetrics
Society, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, June 8-13, 2008.
Papers are invited within the general theme, Quantitative Methods for
Environmental Sustainability. Deadline for abstract submission and early
bird registration is April 18.
Invited sessions to date: Fire spread modelling; Pollution source
apportionment; Modelling mountain pine beetle spread; Marine ecology;
Spatio-temporal models for air quality and epidemiology;
Spatial-temporal analysis of environmental health data; Monitoring,
modelling and managing environmental systems; Ecological Sampling;
Communicating risk and uncertainty; Landscape level risk; Spatial
modelling; Change-point methods for environmental series; Changes in
environmental data; Applications of computer models; Modelling of
covariates in environmental studies; Ecological modelling; Fisheries
monitoring issues; Sustainability and point processes; Recent
developments in forest sampling; Environmental toxicology.
President's Invited Lecture, The role of statisticians in international
science policy, Peter Guttorp, and J. Stuart Hunter Lecture, Change
point analysis of extreme values, Jef Teugels.
A one-day course on Modelling Environmental Extremes will be given
Sunday June 8. There is a Best Student Paper Competition and Best Poster
The conference site is the University of British Columbia Okanagan,
located north of the city of Kelowna, in the Okanagan Valley. The valley
is situated between the Cascade and Monashee Ranges and is known for
long warm summers, vineyards and many outdoor recreational
opportunities. The conference social program offers mid-conference
tours, either to local wineries or mountain hiking in Kalamalka Lake
Provincial Park, and banquet at an award winning winery.
Conference Co-Chairs: David Brillinger University of
University of British Columbia Okanagan
Contact and information: [email protected]