Past Events

Event Date:
November 8-9, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
The Collider
1 Haywood Street
Asheville, North Carolina,
United States
This workshop came out of the SAMSI climate program and will be an excellent opportunity to learn and participate in discussions about the importance of statistics and climate science for the insurance industry.  Description: This workshop will faciliate a national, interdisciplinary research... more
Event Date:
November 7 - 9, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Columbus, Ohio,
United States
In recent years, the focus of social network theory in behavioral ecology and the social sciences has shifted to understanding the dynamics of social networks. Data analytical methods such as relational state models and others have been used to address patterns of network change over time as agents... more
Event Date:
October 26, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
University of Georgia
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
Georgia Statistics Day is an annual event, designed to promote interdisciplinary statistics research among the flagship academic institutions of the state of Georgia, namely the University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.
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

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