The National Program on
Complex Data Structures


October 13-15, 2005
Workshop on Current Issues in the Analysis of Incomplete Longitudinal Data
held at the Fields Institute , 222 College Street, Toronto

Workshop Schedule

October 13, 2005 -Thursday

08:00-08:30 Registration (Coffee)
Morning Session: Chair: Peter Song
Longitudinal Data Analysis with Missing Values
08:30-09:15 K. Carriere Chough (Alberta)
Analysis of repeated measures data with missing values: An overview of methods
09:15-10:00 Joan Hu (SFU)
Estimation from Incomplete Longitudinal Data
---What We Learn from Event History Data Analyses
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:15 Lang Wu (UBC)
Nonlinear Mixed-Effects Models with Dropouts and Missing Covariates
11:15-12:00 Jason Nielsen (SFU)
Mixed Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process Spline Models for the Analysis of Recurrent Event Panel Data
12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Afternoon Session: Chair: Liqun Wang
Measurement Error Models
13:30-14:15 Paul Gustafson (UBC)
Issues in Measurement Error Adjustment
14:15-15:00 Grace Yi (Waterloo)
Methods on Recurrent Event Data with Mismeasured Covariates
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

Roland Thomas (Carleton)
Latent Variable and Measurement Error Modeling in the Social Sciences

16:15-17:00 Hyang Mi Kim (Alberta)
Impact of using grouping strategy with miss-measured exposures in logistic and Cox proportional hazard models and some improvement by Bayesian approach in logistic models.

Group Meeting/Poster Sessions

October 14, 2005 - Friday

08:00-08:30 Coffee
Morning Session: Chair: Michal Abrahamowicz
Joint Modeling of Survival and Longitudinal Data
08:30-09:15 Jeremy Taylor (University of Michigan)
Joint models for longitudinal and survival data, with application to prostate cancer
09:15-10:00 Xihong Lin (University of Michigan/Harvard)
Modeling the Association between age at a marker event and age at menopause using a varying-coefficient model and a cross-ratio model
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:15 James Robins (Harvard University)
Robust and Honest Confidence Intervals with Longitudinal Missing Data: Application of a Unified Theory of Parametric, Semi and Nonparametric Statistics Based On Higher Dimensional Influence Functions
11:15-12:00 Todd MacKenzie (Dartmouth Medical School)
The Use of Auxiliary Variables or Markers in Clinical Trials with a Survival Endpoint
12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
Afternoon Session: Chair: Richard Cook
Modeling Multi-State Data
13:30-14:15 Jerry Lawless (Waterloo)
Issues in the Use of Multi-State Models for Event History Analysis
14:15-15:00 Vern Farewell (MRC Biostatistics Unit)
A multi-state model for related outcome data with different censoring distributions
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:15 Paul Albert (NIH)
Transitional, Random Effects, and Latent Processes Approaches for Analyzing Longitudinal Data with Missingness: A Comparison of Approaches With Applications to an Opiates Clinical Trial
16:15-17:00 Leilei Zeng (SFU)
Challenges in Transitional Analysis of Longitudinal Data
17:00-18:30 RECEPTION/ Wine and Cheese/Poster Sessions

October 15, 2005 -Saturday

08:00-08:30 Coffee
Morning Session: Chair: James Stafford
Group Leaders' Remarks
08:30-09:15 Peter Song (Waterloo)
09:15-10:00 Paul Gastafson (UBC) / Liqun Wang (Manitoba)
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:15 Michal Abrahamowicz (McGill University)
11:15-12:00 Richard Cook (Waterloo)
Afternoon Session: Group Meetings if Needed
Workshop Ends

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