10th French-Danish Workshop on Spatial Statistics and Image Analysis in Biology
About the workshop...
The 10th French-Danish Workshop on Spatial Statistics and Image
Analysis in Biology (or SSIAB10) will take place May 21-23, 2014, in
Aalborg. This workshop is devoted to spatial statistics and image
analysis and their applications in biology (agriculture, medicine,
Attendance is by invitation only. An oral presentation is expected
from every participant. We aim at having around 40 participants. We
intend to cover the direct workshop costs by funding, but participants
must pay for their own travel and own accommodation.
The workshop is supported financially by
CSGB (Centre for Stochastic Geometry and Advanced
FNU (The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences).
- January 13: registration to the workshop including hotel reservation.
- March 1: registration to the workshop, where you find a hotel yourself.
- May 9: abstract submission.
- Scientific committee:
- Kasper K. Berthelsen, Bjarne Ersbøll, Edith Gabriel, Eva Vedel
Jensen, Kiên Kiêu, Antti Penttinen, Martin Schlather
- Local organization committee:
- Kasper K. Berthelsen, Amra Ibresevic, Jesper Møller, Ege Rubak,
Jakob G. Rasmussen, Rasmus Waagepetersen
Venue and hotel
The workshop takes place at Aalborg University in Aalborg East at
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7G (room G5-109).
A number of rooms have been reserved
CabInn Hotel in central Aalborg. If you want to use one of these
rooms, you have to register for the workshop at the latest at
January 13. Note that you have to pay for the hotel yourself, since we
do not have the funding for this. This also means that the reservation
is binding. You are also welcome to find a hotel by yourself (or even
try CabInn at a later date), but do not delay reserving a hotel, as it
may be difficult to find a room when we get close to the workshop
The program will start in the morning on May 21 and end in the
afternoon on May 23.
Note that there are 25 minutes for each presentation, including time
for questions and time for change between lecturers. There will be a
laptop for the presentations, so you may bring your talk on a
usb-stick (either pdf or PowerPoint presentations are fine). If you
have special requirements, you may also bring your own
Registration and abstract submission
To register for the workshop, write a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
containing the following information:
To submit the abstract for your talk, please send a pdf-file (Latex,
Word or text-files are also acceptable - we will then convert it) to
email@example.com. The abstract should fill up to one A4-page, and
should include title, author and abstract. The preferred
format: 2.5 cm margins, 12 pt Times New Roman (except title: 14 pt
boldface), and no page number.
- Your name and affiliation.
- Whether or not you want to have one of the reserved rooms at the
- Your date of arrival and departure.
On Wednesday there will be dinner after the workshop, and on Thursday
we will have a tour at
Lindholm Høje Museum (including dinner).
Also the day after the workshop (i.e. Saturday, May 24) there is
carnival in Aalborg (actually North Europe's biggest carnival), so you
may wish to stay for weekend if you like to see this. Also there may
be some carnival activities around the city center in the evenings on
the days of the workshop. For details, see
Some useful information on getting around Aalborg:
On Wednesday we will come to CabInn Hotel to guide you to the
workshop. Please be at the lobby of CabInn at 7.50 if you wish to join
- Airport - city center: Bus no. 2 (2H or 2J to get from the
airport, 2A or 2B to the airport), and bus no. 70 and 71 (both
directions - get the right one). If you get off at the stop at Nytorv,
it will only be a short walk from the CabInn hotel. The ride cost 20
DKK, and takes a little under 20 minutes. Be aware that if you go home
from the workshop on Saturday, you may not want to go by bus as it
will have problems going through the carnival - use a taxi
- Railway station - city center: Aalborg railway station is at the
city center, and only a 10 minute walk from CabInn hotel.
- City center - university: If you need to go from the city center
to the university, use buses 2E, 2K, 2H, 2J, 12 or 14, or the other
way, use buses 2A, 2B, 2C, 2C, 12 or 14. It takes 20-30 minutes, and
costs 20 DKK.
Contact: Jakob G. Rasmussen, firstname.lastname@example.org