Past Events

Event Date:
January 22, 2021 4pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Robust Online Learning and its Applications to Assortment Optimization Speaker Xi Chen (New York University) Abstract In this talk, we will first provide an overview of my research on online learning and decision-making.  We will highlight a few applications on dynamic pricing, assortment... more
Event Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2021 12-1pm ET (9-10am PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] Transmission Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2: Inference and Projection About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar... more
Event Date:
January 15, 2021 - 12 noon ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Online Webinar

United States
Join us for our first "Meeting with the Alumni" of the new year on January 15, 2021  at 9:00 AM Pacific Time - 12 noon Eastern Time.   At this meeting alumni will be sharing their experiences in the job market and answer your questions. Alumni:  Lauren Cappiello (Assistant Professor at California... more
Event Date:
Friday, January 15, 2021 11am EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Preconditioning Helps: Faster Convergence in Statistical and Reinforcement Learning Speaker Yuejie Chi, (Carneigie Mellon University) Abstract Exciting progresses have been made in demystifying the efficacy of vanilla gradient methods in solving challenging nonconvex problems in statistical... more
Event Date:
January 13, 2021  11 -12:45 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] Overview The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) and Merck are sponsoring a Virtual Meet-Up on SARS-COV-2 Vaccine... more
Event Date:
Thursday, January 7th, 2021 12-1pm ET (9-10am PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] Using Epidemiologic Models to Reveal the Nature of Disease Transmission and Inform Decision-making About this Webinar Series The COPSS-... more
Event Date:
Registration due by December 28, 2020 - Midnight!
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Do you love to make insightful discoveries in education data and cutting-edge visualizations to display them?  NISS has a COMPETITION FOR YOU! Great examples of data visualization and interactive graphics are popping up everywhere!   See the examples collected at these sites: The 34 Best... more
Event Date:
December 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Come join us for the NISS Graduate Student Network December 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 NISS Affiliate Academic Departments. Connection... more
Event Date:
Thursday, December 17, 2020 12-1pm ET (9-10am PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] An Ecosystem for Tracking and Forecasting the Pandemic Presentation Slides:  https://cmu-delphi.github.io/covidcast/talks/copss-niss/... more
Event Date:
December 16, 2020 12 – 2 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This Ingram Olkin Forum session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened.] In this Ingram Olkin “Statistics Serving Society” Forum, experts from around the country will share statistical and data-analytic challenges they have faced, as... more

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