DSBS/DSTS half-day meeting on communication and interpretation of statistical evidence

University of Copenhagen - Aud A2-70.04 (3-14)

Thorvaldsensvej 40, Frederiksberg

The event aims at facilitating discussions among statisticians on communicating potential harms and benefits of interventions as well as use and mis-use of statistical evidence.

We have two contributions to introduce the topic, followed by a panel discussion:


: Coffee/Tea and Croissants
: David Spiegelhalter, Professor at Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge: Risk stories from the Media. With pharmaceutical examples
: Kristian Windfeld, Director of Biostatistics, Genmab a/s: P-values - do we really understand them?
: Bio-Break
: Panel discussion with David Spiegelhalter, Kristian Windfeld, Niels Richard Hansen, Claus Thorn Ekstrøm, Jesper Madsen and Birgitte Rønn. Moderated by Bo Markussen.
: Sandwiches and water to-go

We look very much forward to lively discussions!


Deadline for registration: November 1 st.

The meeting is free, but when you register, please indicate if you will

  1. join the scientific meeting
  2. stay for a sandwich after the meeting, so that we will not waste food

To register, please send a mail to: OPC_GCO@leo-pharma.com.