ViCBiostat Summer School 25-26 February 2020
CAUSAL INFERENCE IN HEALTH DATA SCIENCE

Workshop Overview

The workshop will cover the following topics:

Day 1: Introduction to causal inference concepts

  • What is causal inference

  • The target trial

  • Causal diagrams/directed acyclic graphs to identify sources of bias

  • Analysis planning for target trial emulation

Day 2: Methods for estimation of causal effects in point-exposure studies

  • Regression

  • g-computation

  • Inverse probability weighting by the propensity score

The workshop includes lectures followed by tutorials testing understanding of the concepts, with a computer practical at the very end (R and Stata). All lectures and tutorials include illustrations from real-world observational epidemiological studies.

 

Times: 9am-5pm each day

 

Provided: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

 

Fee Type

Prices

Day 1 only

Day 1 and 2 package

Early Bird -Student $300  $600
Early Bird - Non Student $450 $850
Standard -Student $350 $700
Standard - Non Student $500 $900

 


 

 

 

 

 

Early bird registration will end on February 3 2020 @ 5pm

Students must identify the name of the institution and the course they are enrolled at when they register.

(ONLY DAY 1 IS A SINGLE DAY OPTION.  DAYS 1 & 2 MUST BE TAKEN TOGETHER)

FOR RCH and MCRI staff Please DO NOT book directly through Trybooking.  It must be paid for internally -reimbursements are not available as it creates an additional workload for both CEBU and the finance department.

Venue

Monash University

School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Ground Floor Conference Rooms 2 and 3

553 St Kilda Road

Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

Contact Details:

Fiona Snashall

Phone : +61 3 9936 6700

Email : fiona.snashall@mcri.edu.au