Program Changes and Updates

While the programs have been printed and are ready for everyone’s arrival on Sunday or Monday, there have been some last minute changes to the program.

Change to Workshop Speakers

Due to unexpected events arising the workshop originally planned to be delivered by Barry Arnold will be presented by N. Balakrishnan whereas the workshop originally planned to be delivered by Udo Kamps will be presented by Marco Burkschat. Note that the contents of the talks will be the same, they will simply be given by the new speakers.

The following talks have been switched.

  • [4A:2] Blocked Semifoldovers of Two-Level Orthogonal Designs Po Yang, University of Manitoba
    [5A:1] Some Properties of Optimal Foldover Designs with Column Permutations William Li, University of Minnesota

The following session chairs have changed

  • [4B] Contributed Session
    Udo Kamps 
    Katherine Davies

The following speakers have changed

  • [4B:2] Role of Order Statistics in Non-Gaussian Stable Distributions Inferences
    Adel Mohammadpour, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic)
    Mahdi Teimouri, Amirkabir University of Technology and McGill University

The following talks have been cancelled.

  • [2C:3] Selection Models for Discrete and Other Non-Gaussian Response Variables Adelchi Azzalini University of Padua
  • [5B:1] On Multiple Step Stress Model Under Order Restriction
    Debasis Kundu, I.I.T. Kanpur
  • [5B:3] Minimal Repair Processes Under a Step-Stress Test Udo Kamps, RWTH Aachen University


Call for Contributed Presentations

The conference organizers of Ordered Data and their Applications in Reliability and Survival Analysis: An International Conference in Honour of N. Balakrishnan for his 60th Birthday (ODRS 2016) invite abstracts for oral presentations. All contributed oral presentations will be allocated 30 minutes in a 90 minute session allowing for a 25 minute presentation and 5 minutes for discussion.

Submissions focusing on ordered data models, survival analysis, or related areas will be considered. Talks discussing application of these areas are also welcome.

Please see instructions for abstract submission as well as registration and payment.