Past Events

Event Date:
Friday, June 18th, 11am ET
Some Recent Developments in Machine Learning for Addressing Multiple Outcomes in Data Driven Decision Support Speaker Michael Kosorok, (UNC-Chapel Hill) Abstract In this presentation, we will discuss some recent developments in machine learning based precision health for estimating dynamic... more
Event Date:
June 12-13, 2021 12 - 5 pm ET
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
The NISS Graduate Student Network is very excited to announce a two-day graduate student research conference! This two-day event will take place on June 12 and 13, 2021, from noon - 5 pm ET and will feature graduate student presentations, invited speakers and a social networking hour. Graduate... more
Event Date:
June 11th, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Distributionally Robust Two- and Multi-Stage Stochastic Programming Speaker David Morton, Northwestern University Abstract Distributionally robust optimization allows decisions from a stochastic optimization model to hedge against a range of distributions, characterized by an ambiguity set. We... more
Event Date:
Thursday, June 10, 2021 12-1 pm ET (9-10 pm PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Insights on Vaccine Hesitancy and Healthcare Inequity from a Survey of Millions of Individuals in the US and Worldwide About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized by the Committee of the Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) and its five... more
Event Date:
June 4, 2021 1-3 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.] Background Excessive use of force by police presents an urgent problem of concern to sociologists, statisticians, policymakers, and the general public. Topics of... more
Event Date:
Friday, June 4th, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
The Role of Complexity Bounds in Optimization Speaker: Stephen Wright, University of Wisconsin, Madison Abstract: Complexity analysis in optimization seeks upper bounds on the amount of work required to find approximate solutions of problems in a given class with a given algorithm, and also lower... more
Event Date:
Thursday, May 27, 2021 12-1 pm ET (9-10 pm PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
A Seat at the Table: The Key Role of Biostatistics and Data Science in the Pandemic About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized by the Committee of the Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) and its five charter member societies (ASA, ENAR, IMS... more
Event Date:
Friday, May 21st, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Online Webinar

United States
On Binscatter Speaker Matias Cattaneo, (Princeton University) Abstract Binscatter methods are popular in economics and other social and behavioral sciences. They provide a flexible, yet parsimonious way of visualizing and summarizing large data sets in regression, quantile and other nonparametric... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:00 am - 12:45 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Teaching Statistics vs. Data Science in Grades K-12? Where do YOU stand? How to define statistics education and data science education in grades K-12? Statistics or data science?  Is statistics and data science education too ambitious a goal to pursue in grades K-12, for both the students and... more
Event Date:
May 17-19, 2021
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
The Statistical Methods in Imaging (SMI) conference is the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association (ASA) Statistics in Imaging Section. The conference aims to bring together statisticians and imaging researchers working on methodology, theory, and applications in imaging science. The... more

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