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Eighth Annual Conference of the Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society (ABNMS2016)
November 22 - 23, 2016 : Pre-Conference Workshop
November 24 - 25, 2016 : Conference
University of Western Australia

The organising committee for ABNMS2016 is pleased to invite submission of abstracts for presentations and posters.

Abstracts are invited from all fields. Past presentations have covered a wide range of disciplines including environmental management, engineering, law, infrastructure and medicine, and a variety of technical aspects on the method of development, data learning, linking GIS and BNs expert elicitation approaches, and lessons learnt from particular BN projects.

Suggested themes for ABNMS2016 are Technical, Environment management, Risk, Expert Elicitation, Software, and Infrastructure.

The committee strongly encourages (but does not require) authors to also submit one or more accompanying BNs to the ABNMS BN repository, whether they be full BNs or simply illustrative fragments.

Key Dates

Call for abstracts: 15th Aug, 2016
Abstract submission deadline:19th Sept, 2016 10th Oct, 2016
Decision on abstracts:14th Oct, 2016
Deadline for conference registration
(including pre-conference tutorials):
11th Nov, 2016

Abstracts for ABNMS2016 should be no longer than 300 words. Please submit your abstracts via EasyChair:

Include the title of your presentation, authors, affiliations, contact details for the corresponding author and abstract. Please also state whether your submission is for a presentation or a poster. The abstract should be self-contained and explicit, covering the aims, methods, results and main conclusions of the work. The abstract should not contain figures, tables or references.

We hope to see you there.

If you have any questions regarding ABNMS2016, please email