Run by New Zealand Statistical Association
NZSA 2012 Conference
29 – 30 November 2012         Dunedin, New Zealand
Hosted by:


University of Otago

Larnach Castle

Carey’s Bay

Dunedin Railway Station


The 2012 New Zealand Statistical Association Conference will be held at the University of Otago on 29th and 30th November 2012, with a reception on the evening of 28th November.

You may also be interested in the Australasian Applied Statistics Conference 2012 which takes place in Queenstown, 3rd to 7th December 2012.

Plenary Speakers

Thomas Lumley, University of Auckland. Two million t-tests: issues in genome-wide association - abstract
Roger Payne, VSN International, UK. Hierarchical generalized linear models - theory and practice - abstract
Alastair Scott, University of Auckland. Fitting models with response-dependent samples - abstract
Patty Solomon, University of Adelaide. Statistical analysis of hospital performance: understanding the uncertainty - abstract

Financial assistance for student presenters

To be eligible for these awards, applicants must:

Due to limited funds, if you wish to apply for a student travel award, notify the NZSA2012 Administrator by email as soon as possible. Documentation as listed above must be provided before 31 October 2012.

Special airport shuttle rate available

Message from Dunedin Taxis

Dunedin Taxis welcomes visiting delegates of the NZSA 2012 Conference. To ensure you obtain the special rate of $17.00 per person for airport shuttle transfers, go to Dunedin Taxis bookings.

Identify yourself as a visiting delegate of the NZSA 2012 Conference in the "Pick up Address" box on the electronic booking form. This will ensure your special rate is set into the booking, and one of our call centre staff will confirm this back to you. If you have any questions, please contact our staff at or by phone on 03 477 77 77.

Contact us

NZSA2012 Administrator
Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Otago
P.O. Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Tel 03 479 7899


The New Zealand Statistical Association gratefully acknowledges financial support of this conference by our platinum sponsors, SAS and the University of Otago.