2014/15 session 2014-10-20 seminar

The Applied Biostatistics Association (TABA) invites you to a seminar and dinner:

Topic: Interrupted time series

Presenter: Yang Chen, St. Michael’s Hospital; TARGet Kids project

Abstract: Interrupted time series is frequently encountered in health policy and marketing research when the goal is to estimate the impact of an intervention on a series. Time series intervention analysis is one way to model the change in the trend while accounting for the cyclical and dynamic components of the data. This talk will cover some basics of time series analysis, and through an example demonstrate how interrupted time series can be modeled in SAS using classical ARIMA framework with transfer functions according to Box and Tiao’s theory.

When:  Monday October 20th, 2014
6-7 pm seminar
7 pm dinner (optional, but registration required)
Where:  Room 696, 6th floor Dalla Lana School of Public Health (UoT Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street)  <———-Note different location

Cost: Seminar – free
Dinner – $15  (students $5)

To attend, please RSVP by or on Friday the 17th of October:
* for seminar only, please email us by clicking here: mailto:taba.exec@gmail.com?subject=SeminarOnly
* for seminar and dinner, please email us by clicking here: mailto:taba.exec@gmail.com?subject=SeminarAndDinner

If you plan to attend the dinner, we accept a mailed cheque, Interac email money transfer or cash at the event. If you have to cancel the dinner we request a 48 hour notice otherwise TABA has to pay for it. For Interac email money transfer (not PayPal): do the transfer via your bank to taba.exec@gmail.com and send a separate email via your own email program to us (taba.exec@gmail.com) giving the answer to the security question you used so that we can accept the transfer. For cheques: mail cheque, payable to TABA, to
Lorinda Simms
Eli Lilly Canada Inc.
3650 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON
M1N 2E8

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We’d love to see your company name here as a sponsor:
please contact Lorinda Simms (simms_lorinda@lilly.com)
or Ruth Croxford (ruth.croxford@ices.on.ca).
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TABA executive:
Ruth Croxford
Marguerite Ennis
Lorinda Simms
Veronika Moravan
Angelo Canty

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