Applied Statistics 2012
International Conference

September 23 - 26, 2012
Ribno (Bled), Slovenia

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September 22 - 25, 2013

Past conferences:
Applied Statistics 2011

Applied Statistics 2010
Applied Statistics 2009
Applied Statistics 2008
Applied Statistics 2007

Applied Statistics 2006
Applied Statistics 2005
Applied Statistics 2004
Conferences before 2004


  Important dates

  Acceptance note
     Notes sent
    (see news)

  Registration and
  hotel reservation
      July 1
  Reduced early
  payment fee
      July 15


Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)




Book of abstracts: AS2012-Abstracts.pdf

Latest news

  • Workshop materials are available here. (Sept 21)
  • Final Conference program (Sept 18)
  • If you need the transportation from the airport check the
    Transportation page (Sept 6)
  • Presenting authors of accepted papers: please register as soon as possible.
    Papers with no registered presenters will be excluded from the program.
  • Presenting authors of accepted papers: please register as soon as possible (July 1)
  • Authors of accepted papers: please register as soon as possible, especially if you need a Visa. Please check the Visa Information page. (June 18)
  • Letters of acceptance were sent by e-mail to the presenting author's e-mail address. If you haven't receive one,  it might be regarded as spam. Please check your Junk mail folder. If you cannot locate it, please send an e-mail to (June 18)
  • Abstract submission is closed (June 13)
  • Abstracts of invited talks and workshop are now complete.  (June 5)

Conference announcement

International conference Applied Statistics 2012 is organized by Statistical Society of Slovenia and University of Ljubljana in cooperation with Statistical Office of RS.
AS2012 is sponsored by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS).


The annual conferences of methodologists and statisticians were established in 1982.[...]

Following the very successful conference in 2011, the 2012 conference will be again organized in Hotel Ribno in the vicinity of the magnificent Lake Bled.

The main goal of Applied Statistics 2012 conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers in statistics, data analysts, and other professionals from various statistical and related fields to come together, present their research, and learn from each other.  A four days program consists of invited paper presentations, contributed paper sections from diverse topics, and finishes with a workshop. Cross-discipline and applied paper submissions are especially welcome.

Full papers can be send for publication to Advances in Methodology and Statistics, a peer-reviewed journal of Statistical Society of Slovenia. For info contact the editors.

(in alphabetical order)

Lynne Billard

University of Georgia, USA Abstract

Vern Farewell

MRC Biostatistics Unit, UK Abstract

Hadley Wickham

Rice University, USA Abstract

WORKSHOP (Sept 26)

Creating effective visualisations

Hadley Wickham

Rice University, USA Abstract


Papers from diverse areas of statistics and methodology are appreciated:

  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Data Collection
  • Data Mining
  • Design of experiments
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Measurement
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Network Analysis
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Social Science Methodology
  • Statistical Applications
  • Statistics Education
  • Other Areas of Statistics

Besides new or improved statistical methods, cross-discipline and applied
paper submissions are especially welcome.


  Abstract Submission

June 1

Decision of  acceptance

June 15

Conference Registration and
  hotel reservation

July 1

Reduced fee payment

July 15

Payments deadline

August 15


(should be paid by August 15)

before July 15
after July 15
  Contributed paper presenters and other participants 
100 EUR 120 EUR
  Members of Federation of European statistical societies  (FENStatS members)
90 EUR 110 EUR
  Members of Statistical Society of Slovenia
80 EUR 100 EUR
  (A valid student ID required at registration desk)

60 EUR 60 EUR
  Daily fee - payable only in cash on site

40 EUR 40 EUR
  Invited speakers,
  members of the International Program Committee,
  current students (2011/12) of Statistics at
  University of Ljubljana
Free Free

How to register and pay


Conference web site:

Correspondence and registration address:

Andrej Blejec, Chair of AS2012 LOC,
National Institute of Biology,
Vecna pot 111 pob 141, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
tel: +386 1 423-33-88, fax: +386 1 257-33-90


Programme Committee Chair:

Janez Stare, Chair of AS2012 SPC,
Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine
Vrazov trg 2, SI-1104 Ljubljana, Slovenia
tel: +386 1 543-77-70, fax: +386 1 543-77-71



Last change: 14.03.2013

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