Upcoming Events

Event Date:
November 16th, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
LaCava Building
175 Forest St.
Bentley University
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02452
United States
Keynote Speakers MikeTamir - Chief ML Scientist and Head of Machine Learning for SIG, UC Berkeley Data Science Faculty, and Director of Phronesis ML Labs, and Francesca Dominici - Professor of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Co-Director of the Harvard Data Science... more
Event Date:
November 19, 2019 - 12-2:00 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Online Webinar
November 19, 2019 12-2:00 pm ET [9-11 am PT]

United States
In 2017 the ASA published the statement, "The ASA's Statement on p-Values: Context, Process, and Purpose".  Since that time, many statisticians have been thinking and writing about alternatives to the traditional p-value.  This work culminated in the publication of a special edition of the American... more
Event Date:
Monday and Tuesday, November 25-26, 2019, 9-4:30 pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference and Training Center
Conference Rooms 7-8, Postal Square Building
1st Street, NE
Washington, District of Columbia, 20212-0001
United States
R is a flexible, extensible statistical computing environment, but it is limited to single-core execution.  Spark is a distributed computing environment which treats R as a first-class programming language.  This course introduces data structures in R and their use in functional programming... more
Event Date:
December 6, 2019 12:00 - 1:00 EDT
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up

United States
In the March issue of the IMS Bulletin in 2014, Terry Speed advised his readers to Give Industry a Chance. Terry articulated the benefits of working in industry and suggested activities that could help graduate students explore career opportunities outside of academia. National Institute of... more
Event Date:
January 6-8, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel
1355 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, California, 92101
United States
The theme for the 13th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics is Leveraging Data to Shape the Future. Overview The multidisciplinary nature of health services, policy, and outcomes research and the significant reliance on generating evidence in this field have created a major need for... more
Event Date:
January 15, 2020 11-12:30 pm EDT
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up
Time: 11:00 am -12:15 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Using Zoom Video Conferencing Software

United States
The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) and Merck are sponsoring a Virtual Meet-Up on Adaptive Trials for Drug Development. Adaptive clinical trials use accruing data to make changes in the ongoing trial. Changes based on early information can increase efficiency, by limiting resources... more
Event Date:
March 27, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
UGA Special Collections Library
Room 277
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia,
United States
The functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data analysis group of the University of Georgia Department of Statistics will host the seventh NOGGINS (Network of Greater Georgia Institutions for Neuroimaging and Statistics) workshop on Friday, March 27, 2020. The workshop provides a forum for... more
Event Date:
April, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine
Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104
United States
This conference is focused on "Cluster Randomized Clinical Trials (CRTs): Challenges and Opportunities". More details coming soon!
Event Date:
April 16, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:

United States
Since 1973, the Department of Mathematical Sciences (now known as the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences) at Clemson University and the Department of Statistics at The University of Georgia (UGA) have worked together to organize the UGA/Clemson Joint Seminar Series. The first joint... more
Event Date:
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3:30pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
To recognize the professional accomplishments of the late Professor Ralph Bradley, the Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia has been organizing an annual “Bradley Lecture” since 1993. The first Bradley Lecture held in 1993 featured Professors C. R. Rao and Ralph Bradley as speakers... more

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