Schedule for: 19w5027 - Statistical Analysis of Large Administrative Health Databases

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, February 17 and departing Friday February 22, 2019
Sunday, February 17
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, February 18
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 10:00 Robert Platt: Introductory session (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:50 Wenbin Lu: Electronic health record data for optimal treatment decision towards personalized medicine (TCPL 201)
10:50 - 11:10 Jason Fine (TCPL 201)
11:10 - 11:30 Alisa Stephens-Shields: IV analysis of time to event outcomes in pharmacoepi research (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
Lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL 201)
14:20 - 14:40 Rui Wang: Statistical Challenges in Hospital Ranking Using Administrative Database (TCPL 201)
14:40 - 15:00 Miguel Marino: Beyond Surveys: Using Electronic Health Records to Study Immigrant Populations in Primary Care Research (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:30 Discussion: Open problems with electronic health records, goals for the week. (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, February 19
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:20 Mohammad Ehsanul Karim: High-dimensional propensity score adjustment for analyzing electronic healthcare data: recent advances (TCPL 201)
09:20 - 09:40 Hui Xie: Left-truncation issues when assessing time to event in administrative data (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:00 Lianfen Qian: Estimating parameters in a frailty semi-competing model with measurement errors in a covariate (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:50 Mireille Schnitzer: A potential outcomes approach to estimating gestational age-specific exposure effects during pregnancy (TCPL 201)
10:50 - 11:10 Samrachana Adhikari (TCPL 201)
11:10 - 11:30 Zhezhen Jin: Challenges in the cost analysis in pediatric  patients with  acute lymphocytic leukemia (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 15:00 Open discussion - censoring/missing data/measurement error (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:30 Discussion - open problems (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, February 20
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Open discussion (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Open discussion (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, February 21
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Farouk Nathoo: Spectral Dynamic Causal Modelling of Resting-State fMRI: Relating Effective Brain Connectivity in the Default Mode Network to Genetics. (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:00 Rhonda Rosychuk: Some Ideas using Administrative Health Data in Alberta (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:30 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 15:00 Discussion - open problems (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:30 Discussion - open problems (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, February 22
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Joan Hu: Wrapup (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Discussion - planning, future work (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)