Past Events

Event Date:
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Event Location:

United States
COURSE OBJECTIVE This full-day or half-day course is designed to introduce participants to Bootstrapping and Bootstrapping methods. The course takes a graphical approach to bootstrapping and permutation testing, illuminating basic statistical concepts of standard errors, confidence intervals, p-... more
Event Date:
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:05pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center
2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23451
United States
This is a Summer Research Conference organized by Old Dominion University from June 3-6, 2018. The conference includes an impressive list of speakers, workshops, and student poster presentations. Program Chairs: Susmita Datta, University of Florida and Rudy Guerra, Rice University Keynote Speakers... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference and Training Center. Conference Rooms 1-2
Postal Square Building, 1st Street, NE,
Washington, District of Columbia, 20212-0001
United States
COURSE OUTLINE 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... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 7:00am to Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, Virginia, 20190
United States
Conference Objective The Symposium on Data Science and Statistics is designed for data scientists, computer scientists, and statisticians who analyze and visualize complex data. NISS Full-Day Short Course on May 16 Jim Harner, NISS Representative and Professor Emeritus of Statistics at West... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Event Location:

United States
The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) and Merck are sponsoring a Virtual Meet-Up on Applications of Machine Learning in the Pharmaceutical Industry.  Machine learning has been used to create algorithms for effective web searches, speech recognition, self-driving cars and a host other... more
Event Date:
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 277
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
Objective The Network of Greater Georgia Institutions for Neuroimaging and Statistics (NOGGINS) workshop provides a forum for scientific communication and collaboration between researchers in the area of neuroscience and neuroimaging.  Keynote Speaker Dr. Timothy Johnson of the University of... more
Event Date:
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm, in Toronto, Canada
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
COURSE OUTLINE 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... more
Event Date:
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Brooks Hall Athens,
Georgia, 30602
United States
NISS is co-sponsoring The University of Georgia/Clemson University Joint Seminar. Since the 1970's the University of Georgia Department of Statistics and the Clemson University Mathematical Sciences Department have organized the annual UGA/Clemson Joint Seminar which alternates between Athens and... more
Event Date:
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00am to Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
Event Location:
Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon, 97201
United States
The 2018 American Statistical Association Conference on Statistical Practice aims to bring together hundreds of statistical practitioners and data scientists—including data analysts, researchers, and scientists—who engage in the application of statistics to solve real-world problems on a daily... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Objective  Following the very successful first virtual NISS-Merck meet-up on the FDA draft guidance on “Multiple Endpoints in Clinical Trials” on September 12, 2017 (recordings available here), the second NISS-Merck meetup held on January 23, 2018 (Tuesday) between 11:00 and 12:00 noon Eastern... more

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