EPINOR Annual Meeting 2017

Competing Risks, Introduction to Flexible Parametric Survival Analysis and Cancer Screening


There were 43 participants at the Annual Meeting in Tromsø. We sent them a feedback form and these are the results: 

See complete report (pdf) 




 Registrationlink (closes 25th october)


Location for the lectures: UiT, MH-bygget, Auditorium 2, map here 

To get from the hotel to the lectures you will have to take the local bus. Route 20 or 21 (more bus info)

Thursday November 9th, starts at 9am

Lecturers Sandra Eloranta, Karolinska Institute & Michael J. Crowther, University of Leicester

Title: Competing Risks and Introduction to Flexible Parametric Survival Analysis

20.00 Dinner at hotel The Edge 

Friday November 10th, ends at 4pm

Lecturer Edoardo Botteri

Title: Cancer Screening (4 hours)

08:30  What is cancer and cancer stage, and what is screening
09:30 How to read a screening test 
09:50 Outcomes and bias in screening
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 Cancer screening programmes: are they working? 
12:30 Lunch 

Practical Information

  • EPINOR Annual Meeting starts immediately after the NOFE Conference.
  • EPINOR students must register separately for the EPINOR Annual Meeting scheduled Nov. 9th-10th, 2017. Registering here
  • When booking hotel for NOFE you must to book the extra night Nov 9th-10th and inform the hotel that your are an EPINOR member.
  • EPINOR will cover 50 % of your traveling costs (exclusive airport transport). This will be refunded through EPINORs funding guideline rules. Participation is free for EPINOR students. 

Regarding the NOFE Conference:

  • EPINOR students must register for the conference and conference dinner as other participants 
  • Remember to check the box marked EPINOR in the registration site. 
  • As an early bird you pay only for the dinner and NOT the conference fee. The conference fee is covered by EPINOR   
  • Registration after September 15th EPINOR members need to pay the difference between early bird price 2440 NOK and 2990 NOK, equal to 550 NOK.
Starts: 09. November 2017 at 09.00
Ends: 10. November 2017 at 16.00
Where: Tromsø
Location / Campus: Tromsø
Target group: All
Responsible: Bente Evjen Schøning
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