We invite you to join the fourth Joint Statistical Meeting DAGStat2016 in Göttingen. The meeting includes the 62. "Biometrische Kolloquium", the "Pfingsttagung der Deutschen Statistischen Gesellschaft" and the 40. "Jah­restagung der Gesellschaft für Klassifikation".

According to the motto "Statistics under one umbrella", contributions of all fifeen societies that form the DAGStat will be included in the conference program. The plenary presentations will address current topics which are of interest for statisticians of all different areas of application.

Talks from a great variety of topics from different fields of applications such as medicine, economics and enginee­ring will allow and support an exchange of statistical methods and thus encourage interesting and productive scientific discussions.