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Bayesian Latent Class models – Meta-Analysis: An Introduction
31 August, 2022 
- 2 September, 2022
Venue: University of Novi Sad - Rectorate, address: Dr Zorana Djindjića 1, 21102 Novi Sad
The Action members from Serbia are organizing a three-day training school, hosted in Novi Sad, Serbia [31 August – 2 September 2022]. Sara Savić, Marina Žekić, Marija Glisic, Eleftherios Meletis and Julio Álvarez are organizing a three-day training school.  The training school is going to be delivered face-to-face and all eligible physically attending participants will be reimbursed according to COST rules.  Registration detailsWhere to Register: https://forms.gle/v32WWF35NgKBiyCR6...
Bayesian Latent Class Models to evaluate diagnostic tests in the absence of a gold standard
14 July, 2022 
- 15 July, 2022
Venue: Winterthurerstr 190, University of Zurich, Zurich, 8057, Switzerland
The Action members from Switzerland are organizing a two-day training school, hosted in Zurich, Switzerland [14 – 15 July 2022]. Sonja Hartnack, Valerie Hungerbühler and Eleftherios Meletis are organizing a two-day training school.  The training school is going to be delivered face-to-face and all eligible physically attending participants will be reimbursed according to COST rules.  Registration detailsWhere to Register: https://forms.gle/3sT4Xq8djQi1AUhR7Deadline...
Introduction to Bayesian Latent Class Models for diagnostic test evaluation
8 June, 2022 
- 10 June, 2022
Venue: Swedish National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden
The Action members from Sweden are organizing a three-day training school, hosted by the Swedish National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden [8 – 10 June 2022]. Arianna Comin and Matthew Denwood are organizing a three-day training school.  The training school is going to be delivered face-to-face and all eligible physically attending participants will be reimbursed according to COST rules.  Registration detailsWhere to...
24 Steps to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
30 May, 2022 
- 1 June, 2022
Venue: Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
The Action members from Switzerland are organizing a three-day training school, hosted by the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland [30 May – 1 June 2022]. Taulant Muka, Oscar H. Franco, Arjola Bano, Marija Glisic, are organizing  a three-day training school.  The training school is going to be delivered face-to-face and all eligible physically attending participants will be reimbursed according...
Diagnostic test evaluation with Bayesian Latent Class Models
23 September, 2021 
- 24 September, 2021
Venue: University College Dublin, Ireland
The Action members from Ireland are organizing a two-day training school, hosted by the University College Dublin, Ireland [23 - 24 September 2021].
Bayesian Latent Class models for diagnostic test evaluation and true prevalence estimation
20 September, 2021 
- 22 September, 2021
Venue: Geopolis Campus, Larissa-Trikala ring-road, Larissa, 41500, Greece
The Action members from Greece are organizing a three-day training school, hosted in Larissa, Greece [20 - 22 September  2021]. Polychronis Kostoulas, Eleftherios Meletis, Konstantinos Pateras and Konstantinos Tsiamis are organizing a three-day training school. Topic "Bayesian Latent Class models for diagnostic test evaluation and true prevalence estimation".
Statistical models for infectious diseases epidemiology
16 September, 2021 
- 17 September, 2021
Venue: Piazzale Gambuli 1 - Edificio A - Piano 0 (Ellisse) 06132 Sant'Andrea delle Fratte Perugia, Italy
The Action members from Italy are organizing a two-day training school, hosted in Perugia, Italy [16 - 17 September 2021].
Introduction to Bayesian Latent Class analysis for estimation of diagnostic test sensitivity and specificity of animal diseases
14 September, 2021 
- 15 September, 2021
Venue: Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI), Ås, Norway
The Action members from Norway are organizing a two-day training school, hosted by the Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI), Ås, Norway [14 - 15 September 2021].
24 Steps to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
6 September, 2021 
- 10 September, 2021
Venue: Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
The Action members from Switzerland are organizing a five-day training school, hosted by the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland [6 - 10 September 2021].
Bayesian Latent Class Models to evaluate diagnostic tests  in the absence of a gold standard
14 July, 2021 
- 16 July, 2021
Venue: Winterthurerstr. 190 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
The Action members from Switzerland are organizing a three-day training school, hosted in Zurich, Switzerland [14 – 16 July 2021].
Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs)
1 May, 2020 
- 31 October, 2021
STSMs are institutional visits aimed at supporting individual mobility and fostering collaborations by allowing scientists to visit an institution and contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action. Promotion of the BLCMs methods is the main objective of HARMONY. The STSMs are especially focused to researches and early career investigations, who will learn to...
Athens Meeting
19 February, 2020 
- 21 February, 2020
Venue: Parthenon Hotel, Makri 6, Athens, Greece
The meeting venue is conveniently located in the historical center of Athens, 100 meters from the Acropolis metro station (View Map). You can find nearby accommodation options if you click on “nearby hotels” on the provided link. For further details please contact Eleftherios Meletis (emeletis@outlook.com) or Polychronis Kostoulas (pkost@vet.uth.gr).
Training School – Call for trainees
19 February, 2020 
- 21 February, 2020
Venue: Parthenon Hotel, Makri 6, Athens, Greece
The meeting venue is conveniently located in the historical center of Athens, 100 meters from the Acropolis metro station (View Map). You can find nearby accommodation options if you click on “nearby hotels” on the provided link. For further details please contact Eleftherios Meletis (emeletis@outlook.com) or Polychronis Kostoulas (pkost@vet.uth.gr).
1st Training School – Material
19 February, 2020 
- 21 February, 2020
Venue: Parthenon Hotel, Makri 6, Athens, Greece
Main objective of HARMONY is to promote effective communication, training and understanding Bayesian Latent Class Models (BLCMs). You can access all training material from the 1st Training School that took place in Athens, on 19-21 February 2020.
Denmark Training School – Material
Main objective of HARMONY is to promote effective communication, training and understanding Bayesian Latent Class Models (BLCMs). You can access all training material, plus the recording, from the online training school on Diagnostic Test Evaluation organized by the Action members from Denmark that took place on 30 June to 01 July 2021.