The Central European Network

The Central European Network

About the Network

Established in 2008, the Central European Network’s main purpose is the scientific exchange of information and the strengthening of biometry in Central Europe and around the Alps.  The initial members of the Network include the Austrian Swiss Region, The German Region and the Polish Region.   Joint conferences are held in turn in each region every 3 or 4 years.  The Network is open to including additional regions from Central Europe.

Participating IBS Regions

  • Austro-Swiss
  • German
  • Polish

Governance / Committee Structure

The lead Region for the next conference typically manages Network-related pre-conference activities. Registration and all other conference planning is managed by the host Region, in coordination with other Regions within the Network.

Past / Future Planned Network Activities

2020 Annual Meeting Information: The 65th Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS), Meeting of the Central European Network (CEN: German Region, Austro-Swiss Region and Polish Region) of the International Biometric Society (IBS) including the 66th Biometric Colloquium of the German Regio will occur on September 6th, 2020 in Berlin. Please visit their website for more details:

Student / Young Statistician Activities

Young statisticians are welcome at every Central European Network event. No specific activities targeting young statisticians have been announced at this time.

For information on the Network, contact the International Biometric Office.