Tilastopäivät 2017

Statistical Days (Tilastopäivät) 2017 will be held 18.5.-19.5 at the University of Turku.

  • Event is organized jointly by the Turku University Center of Statistics, the Finnish Statistical Society and The Finnish Society of Biostatistics.
  • The keynote speaker is professor Niels Keiding from University of Copenhagen.
  • Preliminary program is available (see below)

Welcome to Turku!

The registration link: Statistical Days 2017 – Registration

MISSING DATA OR MISSING INFORMATION?
Preliminary program

Thursday 18.5.

12:00 – 12:10 Opening words
12:10 – 13:00 Introduction to missing data – concepts and perspectives
– Juha Karvanen (JYU)
– Kari Auranen (UTU)
13:00 – 14:00 Niels Keiding (U Copenhagen)
14:00 – 14:30 Coffee and tea
14:30 – 15:30 Short presentations I
– Henni Pulkkinen (LUKE): Missing information from the Bayesian perspectice – examples from fisheries stock assessment
– Mikko Sillanpää (UO): Mapping genes from a single tail sample of the phenotype distribution by generating pseudo observations
– Jarno Vanhatalo (HU): Spatio-temporal Gaussian process to detect outbreaks of pests: a case study from the Great Barrier Reef
15:30 – 16:30 Awards and winners’ presentations
16:30 – 16:45 Coffee and tea
16:45 – 17:45 Short presentations II
– Juha Alho (UH): Statistical Aspects of Suomi24 Discussion Forum
– Reijo Sund (UEF): Are we missing something with complete register data?
– Mervi Eerola (UTU): Attrition in longitudinal studies
17:45 – 18:30 Statnet discussion
19:00 – 23:00 Dinner

Friday 19.5.

9:00 – 10:00 Niels Keiding (U Copenhagen)
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee and tea
10.30 – 12:00 Missing data in health examination surveys  (Chair: Jaakko Reinikainen)
– Hanna Tolonen (THL):  Selective non-participation in health surveys and available auxiliary information for non-participation adjustment
– Juho Kopra / Juha Karvanen: Methods for estimating smoking prevalence under selective non-participation
– Tommi Härkänen (THL): Systematic handling of missing data in complex study designs
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 How should we evaluate missing information? Comments and critics by the VV club (“Last of the summer wine”)
– Chair: Elja Arjas
14:15 – Statnet discussion