Upcoming Events

Event Date:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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United States
The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) and Merck are sponsoring a Virtual Meet-Up on Applications of Machine Learning in the Pharmaceutical Industry.  Machine learning has been used to create algorithms for effective web searches, speech recognition, self-driving cars and a host other... more
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Request this course for your location! See available dates in April, May, and June 2018:
Event Location:

United States
COURSE OBJECTIVE This full-day or half-day course is designed to introduce participants to Bootstrapping and Bootstrapping methods. The course takes a graphical approach to bootstrapping and permutation testing, illuminating basic statistical concepts of standard errors, confidence intervals, p-... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 7:00am to Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, Virginia, 20190
United States
Conference Objective The Symposium on Data Science and Statistics is designed for data scientists, computer scientists, and statisticians who analyze and visualize complex data. NISS Full-Day Short Course on May 16 Jim Harner, NISS Representative and Professor Emeritus of Statistics at West... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference and Training Center. Conference Rooms 1-2
Postal Square Building, 1st Street, NE,
Washington, District of Columbia, 20212-0001
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:
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:05pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center
2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23451
United States
This is a Summer Research Conference organized by Old Dominion University from June 3-6, 2018. The conference includes an impressive list of speakers, workshops, and student poster presentations. Program Chairs: Susmita Datta, University of Florida and Rudy Guerra, Rice University Keynote Speakers... more
Event Date:
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 7:30am to Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:20pm
JSM 2018 Theme: #LeadWithStatistics JSM is one of the Largest Statistical Conferences in the World More than 6,500 attendees from 52 countries 600+ sessions, including invited, topic-contributed, contributed, and poster More than 1,000 student attendees 75+ employers hiring for more than 200... more
Event Date:
Sunday, July 29, 2018 and Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Convention Center
Vancouver, BC Canada

United States
Course Objective The goal of the workshop is to provide instruction for writing journal articles and grant proposals. Participants will be required to provide a recent sample of their writing, which will be reviewed by a senior mentor. The sample could be a current draft of an article to be... more
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