Past Events

Event Date:
September 17, 2021 10:30 – 11:30 am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
What is Causal Inference? - A Logical Perspective Speaker Judea Pearl, Samueli School of Engineering, University of California-Los Angeles Abstract The purpose of this talk is to explain the role of causal inference in the context of growing interests in machine learning and data science. I will... more
Event Date:
September 10, 2021 10:30 – 11:30 am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Single World Intervention Graphs (SWIGs): A Unification of the Graphical and Counterfactual Approaches to Causality with Applications Speaker James M. Robins - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Healths Abstract Counterfactuals (aka Potential Outcomes) are extensively used in Statistics, Political... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, September 8 - 12-1:30pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story to read about what happened.]  Interested in pursuing a career as a statistician at an academic institution?  Then you won’t want to miss this next career fair sponsored by NISS that will offer essential information about job... more
Event Date:
September 3, 2021 10:30 – 11:30 am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Clutter-Free Causal Inference Speaker Donald B. Rubin - Temple, Tsinghua, and Harvard Universities Abstract Many, if not most, data analyses aim at understanding relationships between quantities that we observe, and trying to understand what would happen if we intervened in our world in various... more
Event Date:
August 6 & 13, 2021
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Once again this very popular short course will be hosted by NISS.  If you are a recent graduate of a doctoral program and want to improve your communication skills - then this event is for you!   How to Register You can register by clicking on the link just ahead, but, please note that you will... more
Event Date:
August 2, 2021 5 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: These sessions have already occurred.  Go to either the Awards Ceremony News Story or the "Luncheon" News Story for these event to read about what happened.]  NISS Awards Ceremony NISS has three awards given each year, the Jerome Sacks Award recognizing sustained, high-quality cross-... more
Event Date:
July 26 - 29, 2021
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Turnbull Conference Center
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida,
United States
Data Science and Statistics for Quality Hybrid Conference Given the uncertainty surrounding in-person meetings in the US and Florida, the QPRC 2021 organizers are planning to hold a hybrid conference. We will plan on having both in-person and virtual sessions and speakers.  The goal of the... more
Event Date:
Friday, July 9th, 2021 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
The Dao of Robustness Speaker Melvyn Sim, (National University of Singapore) Abstract We present a general framework for data-driven optimization called robustness optimization that favors solutions for which a risk-aware objective function would best attain an acceptable target even when the... more
Event Date:
June 28 - July 1, 2021
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Registration is now open for the U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics (USCOTS).  This conference will be held virtually on June 28 - July 1, 2021, with pre-conference workshops starting on June 24.  The conference theme is “Expanding Opportunities.”   Keynote presentations will be given by... more
Event Date:
Thursday, June 24, 2021 4-5 pm ET (1-2 pm 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 what happened.]  Airborne Transmission of the Virus SARS-CoV-2 About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized by the Committee of the Presidents of... more

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