Upcoming Events

Event Date:
September 20, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55455
United States
Explore how subject matter experts in four distinct fields of work use machine learning methods to link databases together. What works? What doesn’t? Leverage their collective knowledge and discover new approaches for overcoming common methodological challenges. This event will include four... more
Event Date:
September 21, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
1200 Pressler St
Houston, Texas, 77030
United States
StatFest is a one-day conference aimed at encouraging undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups to consider careers and graduate studies in the statistical sciences. We are excited that StatFest 2019 will be held at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston!... more
Event Date:
September 26, 2019 12:00 - 1:45 EDT
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up

United States
Attention Job Seekers! Are you on the job market?  Or, is it time that you began thinking about next steps? NISS has put together a low-stress, informative and conversational event with a handful of prospective employers in fields related to statistics.  NISS has invited experienced, senior... more
Event Date:
September 27, 2019 12-2 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Online Webinar
September 27, 2019 12-2:00 pm ET [9-11 am PT]

United States
If you have been following the ongoing discussion of data science and the role of statistics in data science, or wondering about the increasing use of phrases like machine learning and artificial intelligence in the business world, you will definitely want to take advantage of a free webinar on... more
Event Date:
October 1, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Duncan Hall
McMurtry Auditorium
Rice University
Houston, Texas, 77005-1892
United States
The Department of Statistics has established the James R. Thompson Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistics to honor the life and contributions of Professor Jim Thompson. The goal of the series is to bring to campus internationally recognized scholars in the field of statistics to deliver talks... more
Event Date:
Oct. 17-19, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
UTK Student Union
Knoxville, Tennessee,
United States
The purpose of the Design and Analysis of Experiments (DAE) conference series is to provide support and encouragement to junior researchers in the field of design and analysis of experiments, and to stimulate interest in topics of practical relevance to science and industry. The meetings also... more
Event Date:
November 15, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street
Boston, Massachusetts,
United States
Statistics and the Life Sciences: Creating a Healthier World is a one-day conference as part of the Boston University Dean’s Symposia series. Overview We are globally connected like never before, in nearly all aspects of our lives. While this fact has numerous implications, from the perspective 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)
Event number: 746 290 534
Event password: NISS2020,
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

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