Call for contributed talks and posters

The Brazilian Region of the International Biometric Society (RBras) invites abstracts and papers for contributed oral and poster presentations for 61st RBras, Salvador, Brazil, 2016. Abstracts can be submitted online until 2 March 2016.


  1. Create an account and log in
  2. Make a “New submission”
  3. Add the information about the authors; Title of the paper; Abstract (up to 250 words); and Kewords (at least three);
  4. Choose the relevant statistical topic(s) and area(s) of application of your paper
  5. Select the “Type of submission” (MANDATORY, excepted for invited papers);
  6. Upload the pdf file with the 4-6 pages paper;
  7. Submit.

Submissions from a broad range of topics and perspectives are encouraged to be presented at the 61st RBras. The following list provides an indication of the statistical topics and application areas that have been covered at previous conferences and will be covered at the upcoming conference.


Statistical Topics
Bayesian methods
Biological networks
Categorical data analysis
Causal inference
Computer intensive methods and software development
Design of experiments
Generalized linear models
Functional data analysis
Imaging and signal data
Longitudinal data analysis / mixed effects model
Microarrays and omics data
Missing and incomplete data
Multiple testing and adjustments for multiplicity
Multivariate statistics
Predictive modelling
Quantile/MQuantile regression
Regression modelling
Risk analysis and risk management
Robust methods
Spatial and spatio-temporal data analysis
Statistical genetics
Statistical graphics
Survival data analysis
Validity and reliability of measurements
Other biometrical related topics
Application Areas
Clinical trials
Ecological research
Educational statistics
Environmental research
Infectious diseases and control
Medical research
Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacoepidemiology
Radioactivity and radiation exposure
Toxicology and pharmacology
Other biometrical related application areas 


All abstracts must be submitted online. No other forms of abstracts are permissible.

The submission of a 4-6 pages paper is compulsory for reviewing only (only the abstracts will be published).

The number of oral abstract submissions with the same presenting author is limited to one.

The number of abstracts submitted by a single participant is limited to two.

All submitted abstracts/papers will be reviewed by the scientific committee for the conference, and presenting authors will be informed of the status of their abstract (oral session, poster session, rejection) by 4 March 2016.

All contributed oral presentations will be allocated to a 20 minutes slot, including 5 minutes for discussion, within a particular scientific session. All poster presentations will also be allocated to a particular scientific session. Presenting authors are expected to be present at their posters.

All presenting authors must have registered for the conference and paid the registration fee by 15 April 2016 for their presentation to be included in the conference Programme. Please note that the conference’s Early Bird Registration deadline is 15 March 2016.

Please visit the information regarding awards to see whether you are eligible to apply.