Past Events

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
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.

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