Past Events

Event Date:
Wednesday, October 10 from 12 – 1pm (EDT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Anxious about landing that first job after graduation?   Here is a easy way.  Join a conversation that will help walk through the ins and outs of the job hunting experience.  Target Audience: Graduate Students This video conference involved individuals who have either been regularly involved in... more
Event Date:
October 10 - 12, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Columbus, Ohio,
United States
From the bacteria in our guts, to microbes involved in biodegradation and crop growth, to viruses in the ocean, some of Earth’s tiniest organisms play some of the most important roles in global health, food production, and climate change. Advances in metagenomic sequencing technology including 16S... more
Event Date:
October 5-7, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Elliot University Center
507 Stirling Street
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27412
United States
A conference to promote interdisciplinary research involving statistical techniques. These techniques are becoming increasingly important in all fields of scientific discovery. A unique feature of the conference is to bring together nationally and internationally recognized researchers from many... more
Event Date:
October 4, 2018; 11 am - 12:15 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have long been the gold standard for providing evidence to support the safety and efficacy of a new drug, vaccine, or biologic. Most pre-marketing product development programs are divided into three phases (phase 1, 2 and 3) with phase 3 consisting of large RCTs... more
Event Date:
Friday and Saturday, September 28-29, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Stephen Hawking Auditorium, Mitchell Institute
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas, 77843
United States
Sponsored by the Department of Statistics, Institute for Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (IAMCS), Statistical Methods for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (STATMOS) and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, the Workshop on Point Process Models will offer a series of speakers, a... more
Event Date:
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts,
United States
Learn about statistics and data science careers in industry, government, and academia. Underrepresented students (African American, Hispanic, Native Americans) with analytical interests are particularly encouraged to attend and learn about exciting career and graduate study opportunities in... more
Event Date:
Friday and Saturday, September 21-22, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
SAMSI Offices
79 T. W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 27709
United States
To register for this course, please send an email to RFRERET@niss.org. 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... more
Event Date:
September 17 - 19, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Columbus, Ohio,
United States
The field of Genetic Epidemiology has historically focused on the inheritance of genetic factors and phenotypes within families. However, the increase in ever improving technologies brought a shift from familial study designs to genome wide association studies (GWAS) utilizing samples of unrelated... more
Event Date:
September 8 - 10, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Campus of Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri,
United States
The Third Workshop on Higher-Order Asymptotics and Post-Selection Inference (WHOA-PSI)^{3} seeks to build upon the success of the first workshop and second workshop, by presenting the latest developments in post-selection inference, and discussing how tools from higher-order asymptotics can both... more
Event Date:
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Each year at JSM, NISS Affiliates get together for a luncheon to connect, network with other affiliates and examine a specific topic of common interest.  This year luncheon speakers will talk about how data science groups are organized within industry as well as within institutes of data science in... more

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