Past Events

Event Date:
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Interested in pursuing a career as a statistician or data scientist at an academic institution?  Perhaps you already have accepted an offer or will be on the market this coming year. Then you won’t want to miss this next career fair sponsored by NISS that will offer essential information about job... more
Event Date:
May 14-15, 2022 12 - 5 pm ET
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible
The NISS Graduate Student Network is very excited once again to announce a two-day graduate student research conference! The first conference took place in June of 2021 and was a resounding success! This second conference  will be a two-day event and take place on May 14 and 15, 2022, from noon - 5... more
Event Date:
Friday, April 29, 2022
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Department of Statistics, University of Georgia
Botanical Garden | Garden Club Terrace Room
310 Herty Dr.
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
In order to recognize the professional accomplishments of late Professor Ralph Bradley, Department of Statistics has been organizing an annual “Bradley Lecture” since 1993. The first Bradley Lecture held in 1993 featured Professors C. R. Rao and Ralph Bradley as speakers. Since then, each year we... more
Event Date:
Registration due March 30, 2022 & Entries due April 19, 2022 by Noon ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Visualization Competition for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you love to make insightful discoveries in education data and cutting-edge visualizations to display them? Then NISS has a NEW competition for you! Great examples of data visualization and interactive graphics are popping up... more
Event Date:
April 12, 2022, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM ET
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Conference Theme Subgroup Analysis in Clinical Trials:  Opportunities and Challenges Fees •    PENN faculty and students: $0 •    Academic, Government, Non-Profit:  $60 •    Industry:  $85 •    Non-PENN students:  $25 REGISTER HERE! Co-Sponsors American Statistical Association  Society for Clinical... more
Event Date:
Friday, March 25, 2022 - 1 pm - 2 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Overview R has risen to become the _lingua franca_ of statistical research and applications. At the same time, user demands on computing resources and performance have also increased. This is driven chiefly by the ever-growing size of datasets, and may sometimes be coupled with increases in their... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 12 noon - 1:30 pm ET
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Interested in a statistics or data science position in the insurance or finance industry sector?  Then this session should interest you! NISS hosts Career Fair sessions that focus on academic positions, others on positions in government agencies and industry.  This session will describe ... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 11 am - 12:30 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story  to read about what happened.]  The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) and Merck are sponsoring a Virtual Meet-Up on the use of Statistical and Deep Learning Methods for Biomedical Images. Overview Imaging plays... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST Working with Non-Probability Samples: Assessing and Remediating Bias Panel Discussion & Q&A   Courtney KennedyDirector of Survey Research, Pew Research Center"Exploring the Assumption That Online Opt-in Respondents Are Answering in Good Faith" Yan LiProfessor, Joint... more
Event Date:
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 12 pm to 1:30 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story  to read about what happened.]  Offering good mentorship is often an important hallmark of a successful career, be it in academia, industry or government. Yet mentoring can be a rather challenging task, especially when you are... more

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