IDAD 2017

The Symposium was held on April 27-28, 2017. This event was sponsored by the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Kansas Medical Center, the Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter of the American Statistical Association, and Cerner Corporation, 



Symposium Keynote Address

Individualized Multilayer Learning with An Application in Breast Cancer Imaging


Annie Qu, Ph.D.

Professor of Statistics and Affiliated Member of Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Fellow of the ASA


Symposium Invited Presentations 

Adaptive Seamless Clinical Trial Designs

Kun Chen, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Statistics, GPRD-Data and Statistical Sciences


Beyond Bland-Altman: Advances in Assessing Agreement Between Two Raters or Methods of Measurement

Vincent Staggs, Ph.D.

Research Faculty Biostatistics & Epidemiology Health Services & Outcomes Research Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Associate Professor UMKC School of Medicine


Exact Interval Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Discrete Data

Josh Habiger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics at The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City

Pre-Symposium Short Course

Design and Analysis of Non-Inferiority Trials 
Thursday April 27th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by: Brian Wiens, Ph.D.

Director of Biometrics at Allergan PLC and Fellow of the ASA