Upcoming Events

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:
October 31, 2019 1 - 2 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time

United States
Research grants are important for career advancement and provide the protected time and resources necessary for statisticians in academia to pursue an independent area of research. But it can be challenging to figure out where to apply for a grant and how to write a strong proposal.  Which... more
Event Date:
November 4 - November 6, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
MBI Auditorium
Jennings Hall 355
Columbus, Ohio, 43210
United States
All MBI events are free and open to the public so if you wish to attend please register at the MBI conference website.   NISS Affiliates can utilize their affiliate award funds for travel and housing expenses for these NISS co-sponsored events.  Please check with your affiliate liaison or contact... 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:
November 16th, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
LaCava Building
175 Forest St.
Bentley University
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02452
United States
Keynote Speakers MikeTamir - Chief ML Scientist and Head of Machine Learning for SIG, UC Berkeley Data Science Faculty, and Director of Phronesis ML Labs, and Francesca Dominici - Professor of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Co-Director of the Harvard Data Science... more
Event Date:
November 19, 2019 - 12-2:00 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Online Webinar
November 19, 2019 12-2:00 pm ET [9-11 am PT]

United States
In 2017 the ASA published the statement, "The ASA's Statement on p-Values: Context, Process, and Purpose".  Since that time, many statisticians have been thinking and writing about alternatives to the traditional p-value.  This work culminated in the publication of a special edition of the American... more
Event Date:
Monday and Tuesday, November 25-26, 2019, 9-4:30 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, 20212-0001
United States
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 programming... 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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