SSC 1995 Annual Meeting

SSC 1995 Annual Meeting

Montreal, Quebec


Survey Methods in Wildlife and Fisheries Management


Organizer:
Neil Arnason (University of Manitoba)


Speakers:
J Steven Wendt (Environment Canada)
Migratory Bird Surveys in Canada


E Susan Cosens (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Problems Arising in Survey Sampling of Whale Populations


George Rose (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Problems with Surveys for Marine Fishes with Particular Reference to Acoustic Methods


Environmental Epidemiology


Organizer:
Paul Corey (University of Toronto)


Speakers:
RT Burnett, DR Kewski, R Vincent (Health Canada); T Dann, JR Brook (Environment Canada)
Associations Between Ambient Particulate Sulfate and Admissions to Ontario Hospitals for Cardiac and Respiratory Diseases


Paul Corey (University of Toronto)
A Comparison of Methods of Analyzing Longitudinal Pollution-Health Data


DR Krewski, Y Wang, JM Zielinski (Health Canada)
A Cohort Mortality Study of Occupational Radiation Exposure Based on the National Dose Registry of Canada and the Effect of Record Linkage Errors on Statistical Inference


Ethical Issues in Clinial Trials


Organizer:
Stanley H Shapiro (McGill University)


Speakers:
TA Louis (University of Minnesota)
Timely and Accurate Data: A Prerequisite to Ethical Clinical Trials


C Weijer (McGill University)
Next Steps in Evaluating the Ethics of Clinical Trials


Discussant:
JC Bailar III (McGill University)


Planning and Evaluation of Sequential Trials


Organizer:
John Whitehead (Reading University)


Speakers:
J Whitehead (Reading University)
Sequential Clinical Comparisons of Long-Term Survival When Hazards may not be Proportional


SS Emerson (Arizona Cancer Center); RA Durazo-Arvizu (Loyola University of Chicago)
Estimation of Survivor Function Following Group Sequential Testing


MD Thorn (Biometric Research Institute)
Using Sequential Trial Methodology for Interim Analyses - Practical Applications and Issues


Environmental Issues


Organizer:
Sylvia Esterby (Environment Canada)


Speakers:
A Grimvall (Linkoping University)
Emission and Immission Approaches to Statistical Source Appointment of the Transport of Pollutants in Rivers


LL Conquest, A Shelly (University of Washington)
A Simulation Study on Statistical Power for Trend Assessment in Environmental Monitoring


AH El-Shaarawi (National Water Research Institute, Burlington, ON)
Environmental Impact Assessment


Adjusting for Covariates Post-Randomization and Related Topics


Organizer:
James Rochon (George Washington University)


Speakers:
JM Robins (Harvard School of Public Health); S Greenland (University of California, Los Angeles)
Adjusting for Differential Rates of Prophylaxis Therapy for PCP in an AIDS Randomized Trial


MD Schluchter (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)
Estimating Change in Longitudinal Studies in the Presence of Informative Censoring


J Rochon (George Washington University)