Past Events

Event Date:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12 pm – 1 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up
12:00 noon -1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time

United States
Everyone has questions about how to best communicate their knowledge. How can statisticians share their expertise clearly and effectively in presentations and in their writing? Is it the message that makes a presentation great? Is it the delivery?  Or, is it the strong conviction projected by the... more
Event Date:
January 22, 2019 from 11AM – 12:15PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Immuno-oncology is the study and development of treatments that take advantage of the body’s immune system to fight cancer. Promising clinical results from this approach in multiple indications have energized research in this area and led to regulatory approvals of multiple immune-therapies. The... more
Event Date:
January 18 - 19, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
J. Wayne Reitz Union
655 Reitz Union Drive
Gainesville, Florida, 32611
United States
The Annual Winter Workshop's theme this year is: Recent Advances in Causal Inference and Mediation Analysis and their Applications The workshop will focus on recent advances in causal inference and causal mediation analysis.  Causal inference is essential for comparative effectiveness research and... more
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, 2018 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

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