Risk Analysis in Health, Epidemiology and Food Safety

Duration: 5 full days

Minimum of 6 people and maximum of 20

Course overview

This course will cover the key principles of quantitative risk analysis in epidemiology and the most important risk modeling principles, methods and techniques available. Unlike other training courses in risk analysis, we dedicate a portion of the course to the modeling of epidemic and endemic diseases, and how resulting outputs can be used in risk assessments.

The course provides participants with hands-on skills to effectively use a risk modeling software environment. For this training, @RISK with Excel and a few examples with the statistical software R are used, but the lessons apply equally well to other modeling environments. Rather than just learning how to use software, the course focuses on how to conduct accurate and effective quantitative risk analyses, including best practices of risk modeling, selecting the appropriate distribution, using data and expert opinion, and avoiding common mistakes. The course will also cover essential probability and statistics theory and various stochastic processes to provide participants with a solid understanding of the foundations of quantitative risk analysis.

 

Start Date May 20, 2019
End Date May 24, 2019
Individual Price $2,995.00
Location Fort Collins, CO, USA
$2,995.00

(formerly Animal Agriculture and Food Safety Risk Analysis and Disease Modeling)

Duration: 5 full days

Minimum of 6 people and maximum of 20

Course overview

We have recently updated this ever-popular public course that has been successfully taught for over a decade. We have shortened its duration to five days to accommodate the busy schedule of participants, while maintaining its key features and reflecting the latest innovations in modeling methods and developments in the international risk analysis context. In addition, this training course is also unique by its case studies, which will guide participants through the main steps of the development of a risk assessment model.

Start Date October 14, 2019
End Date October 18, 2019
Individual Price $2,995.00
Location Fort Collins, CO, USA
$2,995.00

Duration: 2 days

Minimum of 6 people and maximum of 20

Course overview

This 2-day hands-on workshop will cover essential risk modeling methods available in food safety and animal health, particularly emphasizing microbial, antimicrobial, and trade risk analysis applications. Course participants will learn simulation and calculation methods in the R statistical language, while the solution to course exercises and models will also be provided in @RISK with Excel for those participants who may want to transition between software platforms. Participants will also learn how to select appropriate distributions, use data and expert opinion, and avoid common modeling mistakes. Example models from the instructors, including antimicrobial risk assessments, and animal health risk assessments will be used to reinforce the methods and best modeling practices discussed during the class.

 

 

 

 
Start Date To be confirmed
Individual Price $1,490.00
$1,490.00

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Brief History of EpiX Analytics

EpiX Analytics was founded in 2003 in Princeton, NJ under the Vose Consulting name, and among its offerings it included specialized software to perform Monte Carlo simulations. Read More >>