Announcement BBS Seminar Competing Risks and Multi-State Models: Overview and Case Studies

The BBS would like to offer a half-day seminar on competing risks and multi-state models. The seminar will provide an overview of these topics by academic speakers and several case studies from industry and academia. All talks will be accessible to general biostatisticians and highlight the relevance of these topics for clinical research and drug development.

Scientific committee: Dietrich Knoerzer (Roche), Amanda Ross (Swiss TPH), Kaspar Rufibach (Roche), Marc Vandemeulebroecke (Novartis), Simon Wandel (Novartis), Marcel Wolbers (Roche)

The seminar is free of charge. For registration however please send an informal e-mail to Laurence Guillier ( or Barbora Martinec (

The seminar takes place on March 20, 2018 13:30-17:15.
Venue: Room “Kilimanjaro”, Swiss TPH, Socinstrasse 57, Basel

Claudia Schmoor, Competing risks with applications to oncology
Jan Beyersmann, Analysis of co-time-to-event outcomes in randomized clinical trials
Ekkehard Glimm and Lillian Yau, A discrete semi-Markov model for the effect of need-based treatments on the disease states

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