2018 Joint Statistical Meeting

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 positions
  • 100+ exhibitors

Topics range from statistical applications to methodology and theory to the expanding boundaries of statistics, such as analytics and data science.

JSM also offers a unique opportunity for statisticians in academia, industry, and government to exchange ideas and explore opportunities for collaboration. Beginning statisticians (including current students) are able to learn from and interact with senior members of the profession.


  • Two invited sessions are planned. The first session is the Jerry Sacks Award session focused on Genomics and the second session is on Big Data. Four distinguished speakers will be speaking at each of these two sessions.
  • An additional topic-contributed session is planned in which NISS former and current postdocs will be speaking. 
  • Read more ... "SAVE THE DATES! Join NISS at JSM 2018 in Vancouver!"


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*American Statistical Association
*International Biometric Society (ENAR and WNAR)
*Institute of Mathematical Statistics
*Statistical Society of Canada
International Chinese Statistical Association
International Indian Statistical Association
Korean International Statistical Society
International Society for Bayesian Analysis
Royal Statistical Society
International Statistical Institute
*Indicates the founding societies of JSM


Vancouver Convention Center
999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1