Upcoming Events

Event Date:
October 30, 2020 11 am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
The Department of Statistics at Florida State University is pleased to announce Nancy Reid, University Professor and Canada Research Chair in Statistical Methodology at the University of Toronto, as the inaugural speaker for its newly endowed Myles Hollander Distinguished Lecture.   Reid will... more
Event Date:
Friday, October 30, 2020, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Title: Coming Soon! Speaker Anima Anandkumar, (California Institute of Technology) Abstract Coming Soon! Bio Anima Anandkumar is a Bren Professor at Caltech and Director of ML Research at NVIDIA. She was previously a Principal Scientist at Amazon Web Services. She has received several honors such... more
Event Date:
October 30, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Come join us for the first ever NISS Graduate Student Network Fall Social!   This event is for graduate students at NISS Affiliate departments or institutions.  If you are not certain if your institution is a NISS Affiliate, please check the list of Affiliatte Academic Departments. Connection... more
Event Date:
November 4, 2020 1-4 pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Online Tutorial

United States
The tutorials in this NISS series involve the Top 10 analytics approaches of the key topics that are used in business today!  Students and faculty, these are perhaps the top ten most important and practical topics that may not be covered in your program of study.  (Review the Overview Presentation... more
Event Date:
November 6th, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Statistical Learning in Operations: The Interplay between Online and Offline learning Speaker David Simichi-Levi, MIT Abstract Traditionally, statistical learning is focused on either (i) online learning where data is generated online according to some unknown model; or (ii) offline learning where... more
Event Date:
November 6, 2020 10 - 11:40 Pacific Time
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Application of Statistical Inference through Data Science Techniques This is a webinar of the 2020 Orange County Biostatistics Symposium Series to present applications of data science techniques and tools to statistical inference making,  The webinar focuses on various techniques such as machine... more
Event Date:
November 11, 2020 12 - 1:30 ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Nature recently published an article titled "Junior researchers hit by coronavirus-triggered hiring freezes" in June, 2020. This raises so many questions!  Are there academic departments that are hiring?  How do you pursue a career as a statistician at an academic institution given the travel and... more
Event Date:
November 17, 2020 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Predicting Disease Risk from Genomics Data Speaker Hongyu Zhao, (Yale University) Abstract Accurate disease risk prediction based on genetic and other factors can lead to more effective disease screening, prevention, and treatment strategies. Despite the identifications of thousands of disease-... more
Event Date:
November 18, 2020 1-4 ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
The tutorials in this NISS series involve the Top 10 analytics approaches of the key topics that are used in business today!  Students and faculty, these are perhaps the top ten most important and practical topics that may not be covered in your program of study.  (Review the Overview Presentation... more
Event Date:
November 19, 2020  at 1:00 PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Join us for our first "Meeting with the Alumni" on November 19, 2020  at 10:00 AM Pacific Time.   At this meeting, alumni will be sharing their experiences in the job market and answer your questions. We look forward to seeing you (virtually) there!  Meet with Alumni: Ark Fang (Data Scientist,... more

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