Upcoming Events

Event Date:
January 22, 2019 from 11AM – 12:15PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Immuno-oncology is the study and development of treatments that take advantage of the body’s immune system to fight cancer. Promising clinical results from this approach in multiple indications have energized research in this area and led to regulatory approvals of multiple immune-therapies. The... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12 pm – 1 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up
12:00 noon -1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time

United States
Everyone has questions about how to best communicate their knowledge. How can statisticians share their expertise clearly and effectively in presentations and in their writing? Is it the message that makes a presentation great? Is it the delivery?  Or, is it the strong conviction projected by the... more
Event Date:
Monday, Feb 25, 2019 - 9:00 am to Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 - 5:00 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,
United States
COURSE OUTLINE 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... more
Event Date:
March 11, 2019 1 – 5 PM
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau Labor Statistics Conference Center
2 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, District of Columbia, 20212
United States
The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has invited Yan Li of the University of Maryland at College Park to organize a half-day workshop on "Using Surveys to Improve the Representativeness of Nonprobability Samples in Epidemiologic Studies." The workshop is an expansion of her popular... more
Event Date:
March 28, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Clemson, South Carolina, 29634
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:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
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 "Electronic Health Records (EHR) in Randomized Clinical Trials: Challenges and Opportunities". Speakers featuring case studies include: DENISE ESSERMAN, PhD Yale University - "From Screening to Ascertainment of the Primary Outcome using EHR, Challenges in the STRIDE... more
Event Date:
May 10-12, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Dean's Meeting Center
College of Arts and Sciences Event Center, 26th Floor
25 Park Place
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
United States
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics have been playing a key and important role in statistics and other scientific research fields in recent years. The goal of this workshop is to stimulate research and to foster the interaction of researchers in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics research areas. The... more
Event Date:
May 10-11, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Georgia Tech Student Center
Peachtree Room
Atlanta, Georgia,
United States
This conference is being held in the honor of Professor C. F. Jeff Wu.  C.F. Jeff Wu is an iconic figure in the field of engineering statistics. Wu’s honors include membership in the National Academy of Engineering (2004), Member (Academician) of Academia Sinica (2000), COPSS (Committee of... more
Event Date:
May 28 - 31, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Translational Data Analytics Institute
320 Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Ave.
Columbus, Ohio, 43210
United States
Description of this Workshop: Geometry and topology play a key role in describing nature at the microscopic scales. Shape determines the function of proteins in biochemistry, macroscopic properties of materials, and even behaviors of organisms. This workshop will bring together researchers... more
Event Date:
June 2-5, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
General Butler State Resort Park
Carollton, Kentucky,
United States
The various functions of SRCOS change over time, depending upon the needs and concerns of the statistics community. At present, the Council is involved in discussions of problems concerning teaching, consulting, research, ethics, courts of law, curricula, and student recruitment.

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