The conference will cover many topics of contemporary importance in biostatistics, biometry, and bioinformatics. The program will include pre-conference short courses, scientific sessions, plenary sessions, invited and contributed papers, poster sessions and an array of distinguished, internationally renowned speakers. The social program will include a reception, gala dinner in Jaffa preceded by a short guided walking tour, and a half-day trip to Jerusalem to experience the history, sights, sounds and flavors of the holy city.