Past Events

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
Event Date:
September 17 - 19, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Columbus, Ohio,
United States
The field of Genetic Epidemiology has historically focused on the inheritance of genetic factors and phenotypes within families. However, the increase in ever improving technologies brought a shift from familial study designs to genome wide association studies (GWAS) utilizing samples of unrelated... more
Event Date:
September 8 - 10, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Campus of Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri,
United States
The Third Workshop on Higher-Order Asymptotics and Post-Selection Inference (WHOA-PSI)^{3} seeks to build upon the success of the first workshop and second workshop, by presenting the latest developments in post-selection inference, and discussing how tools from higher-order asymptotics can both... more
Event Date:
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Each year at JSM, NISS Affiliates get together for a luncheon to connect, network with other affiliates and examine a specific topic of common interest.  This year luncheon speakers will talk about how data science groups are organized within industry as well as within institutes of data science in... more
Event Date:
Sunday, July 29, 2018 and Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Course Objective The goal of the workshop is to provide instruction for writing journal articles and grant proposals. Participants will be required to provide a recent sample of their writing, which will be reviewed by a senior mentor. The sample could be a current draft of an article to be... more
Event Date:
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 7:30am to Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:20pm
JSM 2018 Theme: #LeadWithStatistics JSM is one of the Largest Statistical Conferences in the World More than 6,500 attendees from 52 countries 600+ sessions, including invited, topic-contributed, contributed, and poster More than 1,000 student attendees 75+ employers hiring for more than 200... more
Event Date:
Request this course for your location! See available dates in June 2018!
Event Location:

United States
COURSE OBJECTIVE This full-day or half-day course is designed to introduce participants to Bootstrapping and Bootstrapping methods. The course takes a graphical approach to bootstrapping and permutation testing, illuminating basic statistical concepts of standard errors, confidence intervals, p-... more
Event Date:
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:05pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center
2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23451
United States
This is a Summer Research Conference organized by Old Dominion University from June 3-6, 2018. The conference includes an impressive list of speakers, workshops, and student poster presentations. Program Chairs: Susmita Datta, University of Florida and Rudy Guerra, Rice University Keynote Speakers... more
Event Date:
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference and Training Center. Conference Rooms 1-2
Postal Square Building, 1st Street, NE,
Washington, District of Columbia, 20212-0001
United States
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 course introduces data structures in R and their use in functional... more

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