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Scientific reasons to attend IBC2006, even if not presenting Satellite Meeting: Statistical & Epidemiological Methods for Oral Health Research (workshop.

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1 Scientific reasons to attend IBC2006, even if not presenting Satellite Meeting: Statistical & Epidemiological Methods for Oral Health Research (workshop aimed at statisticians active in oral health research or oral health researchers with a good background and a strong interest in biostatistical methods. Relevant to all who are interested in modeling complex data) Presidential address: Dr. Thomas Louis, ENAR IBS 60th Anniversary Lecture: Dr. Stephen Stigler 14 Invited & 11 Topic-Contributed Sessions 350 other oral and 250 poster presentations (6 parallel sessions) 750 delegates from 60 countries Panel discussion of JAMA policy on peer review of industry-sponsored research Full day Short Courses (Hierarchical Bayes Methods & Software; Model-based Geostatistics) Half day Short Courses (Stat. Methods for Tests&Biomarkers; Analysis of Health Surveys: Sample Survey Methods for Biostatisticians) See Flyer in ENAR Delegate bag, or…

2 Steps away from.. - heart of downtown - mountain that gave Montréal its name - views of city, St. Lawrence River & beyond Other reasons to attend… Montréal:- a city that reflects international spirit of our Society. McGill University campus - Compact, friendly setting - Mix of the modern and the old. Range of comfortable accommodations (including some self-catering apartments), within easy walking distance all with free breakfast & hi-speed internet (free on-campus wireless access also!)..

3 Daytime temperatures in July: 80F or 27C Safe, friendly, lively & inexpensive Special mix of European & North American 90% of citys population speak French; 60% speak English; many speak other languages as well! Joie de vivre & cuisine second to none. You will have a good time! Welcome will be warm too

4 THURSDAY: conference dinner (traditional food and music of Québec) Social Program IBC Tradition… Mon-Tue & Thu-Fri : Scientific WEDNESDAY: (off-site )organized tours with other delegates & families Bus and walking tours of the city Boat ride on the river Jet boat which shoots the rapids Horse-drawn carriage (calèche) ride [or a climb on foot!] to Mont Royal All-day tours to… - Québec City, a UNESCO designated World Heritage site - Ottawa, Canadas national capital - Laurentian Mountains for sightseeing and/or hiking

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