Upcoming 2017 ENCR Steering Committee Elections
The ENCR Steering Committee is soliciting nominations for candidates to stand for election following the end of terms of office for five members. A Call for Candidates will be open between 1 May 2017 and 30 June 2017 for interested individuals who would like to represent their cancer registry (or group of registries) and are available to contribute to the development of the Network. CVs of candidates will be posted on the ENCR website in July and August 2017 and elections will take place in September. Only cancer registries that are members of the ENCR will be able to vote.
More information can be found here.
Cancer Survival: Principles, Methods and Applications, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
This is an intensive course on the principles, methods and applications of cancer survival with population-based data, using lectures, computer-based analytic exercises with real data, review sessions and a session for participants to present their own work or ideas. Net survival will be the main approach to analysis. It will be held from Monday 3rdJuly to Friday 7th July 2017. More information is available on the LSHTM website: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/cpd/scspma.html.
30th Residential Summer course in Epidemiology, Florence, Italy
The European Educational Programme in Epidemiology (EEPE) is under the patronage of the International Epidemiological Association, the WHO, Centre for Environment and Health and the Italian Association of Epidemiology, and is run in collaboration with several European Universities. The course offers five general modules on epidemiological study design and statistical analysis of epidemiological data. It will be held from 19th June to 7th July 2017. More information is available from the EEPE website: http://www.eepe.org/.
Corsican Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology 2017
The course focuses on statistical methods and recent advances in statistical methods for excess risk analysis and will be held from Monday 3rdJuly to Friday 7th July 2017.
It is devoted to biostatisticians, statisticians, epidemiologists; researchers and students; working in a registry of cancer, of chronic disease or in any other field relevant to these methodologies and applications.
The deadline for registration is 10 June 2017.
Please visit the course’s homepage for more information: http://sesstim.univ-amu.fr/hearstat-2017/
2017 Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
The Summer School aims to provide introductory and advanced courses in medical statistics and epidemiology, and their application to clinical and etiology research and public health.
Lectures will be from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, University of Berkeley, Karolinska Institutet, Bocconi University, University of Milano-Bicocca, and other European Universities.
The school will be held from 4th to 17th of June 2017 at Castello Brandolini Colomban, Cison di Valmarino - Treviso - Italy. Registration is now open and the deadline for early registration has been extended to March 21st 2017. Please visit the school’s homepage for more information on the courses and for details on registration: