The ADMB Foundation’s goal is to coordinate development and promote use of the AD Model Builder software. This goal is subsidiary to the more general aim to improve data analysis and non-linear statistical modeling. The field of fisheries has had a central role in the development of ADMB and there are literally thousands of ADMB applications in fisheries.
The Foundation has established an award to recognize outstanding student achievement in the application of statistical modeling in fisheries. The Award may value up to $775, which would cover the registration fee and room charge. The outstanding achievement will be judged on the basis of:
1. Integration of diverse data
2. Creative solution of computational problems
3. Analytical innovations
4. Contribution to the goals of the ADMB Foundation
by a special committee nominated by ADMB Foundation members.
To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the application form (found on this page) and attach an abstract, a description of your research goals, and a brief academic and professional background. On the application form please describe the status and contribution of any co-authors. If you anticipate having other sources for financial assistance to attend the Conference, please state the type and approximate amount of the funding. This information may influence the amount of financial assistance awarded, but will not affect the eligibility for the award. All materials, talks, and presentation materials must be presented in English. Materials must be received by January 13, 2017. Participants who apply for a scholarship will be allowed to register no later than one week after notification of awards.
Send all materials to:
Sofia Webber, Tuna Conference Coordinator
Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Attn: 68th Tuna Conference
8901 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1509
TEL: (858) 546-7100
FAX: (858) 546-7133