15th Applied Statistics 2018
International Conference
September 23 - 26, 2018
Ribno (Bled), Slovenia

Past conferences:

2017 2016 2015
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
 before 2004


  Important dates

      June 1

  Acceptance note
     July 1
  Reduced early
  payment fee
     July 15



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AS2018 Book of abstracts:


  • Final programme and programme overview                                             Sep 22  
  • Shuttle bus from Bled to Hotel Ribno: check the time table                       Sep 21
  • Last minute sposor: Valicon/SPSS                                                                                          Sep 21
  • Workshop registration is open. See the abstract and register here.           Sep 01

Conference announcement

International conference 15th Applied Statistics 2018 is organized by Statistical Society of Slovenia and University of Ljubljana.


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

Following the very successful conference series of previous AS conferences, the
15th AS2018 conference
will be organized in Hotel Ribno, in the vicinity of the magnificent Lake Bled.

The main goal of Applied Statistics 2018 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 starts 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)

Deborah Nolan
UC Berkeley, USA
How can data science improve statistics education? Abstract
Tiago de Paula Peixoto
University of Bath, UK
Reconstructing networks with heterogeneous and unknown errors

Fortunato Pesarin
University of Padova, Italy
Multivariate Permutation Tests

WORKSHOP (Sept 23)

Livio Finos
DPSS, University of Padua,
Permutation-based Multiple Testing with R


Papers from diverse areas of statistics and methodology are appreciated:

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

July 1

Conference Registration and
  hotel reservation

July 15

Reduced fee payment

July 15

Payments deadline
  for presenting authors

July 31


( including 3 LUNCHES: Mon - Wed )

(presenters should pay by August 15)

 paid before
 July 15
paid after
 July 15
  Contributed paper presenters and other participants 
160 EUR 190 EUR
  Members of European statistical societies
  (FENStatS members)
150 EUR 180 EUR
  Members of Statistical Society of Slovenia
140 EUR 170 EUR
      Students  (presenters and other participants)
  A valid student ID required at the registration desk

120 EUR 120 EUR
  Daily fee
  (for non-presenting participants and workshop only
  attendees. Payable only in cash on site)

60 EUR * 60 EUR *
  Invited speakers
  Members of the International Program Committee
  Current students (2017/18) of Statistics (PhD) and
  Applied Statistics (MSc) at University of Ljubljana

* lunch is not included
Free * Free *

How to register and pay


Conference web site: http://conferences.nib.si/AS2018

Correspondence and registration address:

Andrej Blejec, Chair of AS2018 LOC,
National Institute of Biology,
Vecna pot 111 pob 141, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
tel: +386 59 232 789, fax: +386 1 257-33-90

: info.AS@nib.si

Programme Committee Chair:

Lara Lusa, Chair of AS2018 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

e-mail: lara.lusa@mf.uni-lj.si

 Applied Statistics 2018      http://conferences.nib.si/AS2018                                e-mail: info.AS@nib.si