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 Dear Colleagues,

    It is a great honour to invite you to participate in “14th National Biostatistics Congress with International Participation” which will be held on 4-7 September 2012, in Kadir Has Congress Center, Kayseri.

   We aim to discuss the recent developments in biostatistics, to share knowledge with experienced and competent scientists and to exert new ideas to carry the science of biostatistics forward beyond the new century.

    As invited lecturers, Prof. Dr. Z. Nazan Alparslan from Çukurova University, Prof. Dr. Michael Greenacre from Pompeu Fabra University, Prof. Dr. Aeilko H. Zwinderman from Amsterdam University and Prof. Dr. Hamparsum Bozdoğan from Tennesse University will participate in the congress.

   If satisfactory participation is reached on the first day; three courses namely “Simulation Methods and Applications”, “Data Mining and Applications”, “Introduction to Rasch Analysis”, “Randomization, Research Designs and Data Analyses by SPSS”  will be arranged.

    In order to support reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs for young participants, an application will be sent to TÜBİTAK. Erciyes University Rectorate will reimburse the accommodation in Hızıroğlu Guest House for 35 participants from Turkey and 15 participants from other countries with presentations. The MSc and PhD candidates who request to benefit from this oppurtunity are called to contact with Congress Secretariat in their earlier convenience.

    Three oral and three poster presentations will be awarded by the Scientific Committee. All the presentations in the congress will be published on-line in the special issue of  “International Journal of Basic and Clinical Studies”.

    We would like to express our wishes to have your participation in the “14th National Biostatistics Congress with International Participation” which will be held on 4-7 September, 2012, in Kayseri, to discuss the recent developments and novelties in the field. Sincerely yours,

On behalf of Congress Organization Committee

Assistant  Prof., PhD. Ahmet ÖZTÜRK