Past Events

Event Date:
Monday, May 6, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
100 Berg Auditorium
328 Thomas Building
Penn State University
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802
United States
The Department of Statistics at Penn State will hold a one-day conference on Monday, May 6, 2019, to honor Professor Grace Wahba, the 2019 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Recipient, Professor Tailen Hsing, the 2019 C. G. Khatri Lecturer, and Professor Doug Nychka, the 2019 P. R. Krishnaiah Lecturer.... more
Event Date:
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
UGA Special Collections Library
Room 285
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
To recognize the professional accomplishments of the late Professor Ralph Bradley, the Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia 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... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd from 1 - 2 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time

United States
The first Academic Meet-up organized by NISS focused on getting that first job as a statistician, the second meet-up focused on improving statistical communication skills. Both are very important aspects of growing your experience and potential as an statistician. But what happens now that you have... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine
Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104
United States
This conference is focused on "Electronic Health Records (EHR) in Randomized Clinical Trials: Challenges and Opportunities". Speakers featuring case studies include: DENISE ESSERMAN, PhD Yale University - "From Screening to Ascertainment of the Primary Outcome using EHR, Challenges in the STRIDE... more
Event Date:
April 1, 2019 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) and Merck are sponsoring a second virtual meet-up on the topic of real world data (RWD). This second meet-up, a sequel to the first one held on October 4, 2018 (1st NISS-Merck meet-up on RWD), will focus on examples of using RWD.   RWD has... more
Event Date:
Friday, March 29, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Bryant University
Bello Grand Hall
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, Rhode Island, 02917
United States
This forum explores all ways of analytics work, be it from corporate institutions, academia, or government organizations. The event will be a blend of learning opportunities including: keynote talks hands-on workshops in R, Python, and Tableau research presentations poster presentations All groups... more
Event Date:
March 28, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Clemson University
Kresge Hall
Outdoor Lab 415 Charlie White Trail
Pendleton, South Carolina, 29670
United States
Since 1973, the Department of Mathematical Sciences (now known as the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences) at Clemson University and the Department of Statistics at The University of Georgia (UGA) have worked together to organize the UGA/Clemson Joint Seminar Series. The first joint... more
Event Date:
March 11, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau Labor Statistics Conference Center Rooms 9 & 10
2 Massachusetts Ave NE
Please use 1st Street entrance!
Washington, District of Columbia, 20212
United States
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has invited Yan Li of the University of Maryland at College Park to organize a half-day workshop on "Using Surveys to Improve the Representativeness of Nonprobability Samples in Epidemiologic Studies." The workshop is an... more
Event Date:
Monday, Feb 25, 2019 - 9:00 am to Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference and Training Center
Conference Rooms 7-8
Postal Square Building, 1st Street, NE
Washington, District of Columbia,
United States
COURSE IS NOW CLOSED TO REGISTRATIONS 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 course introduces data structures in R and their... more
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

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