Past Events

Event Date:
Wednesday, June 3, 12-1:00 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Interested in an industry job? In the March issue of the IMS Bulletin in 2014, Terry Speed advised his readers to Give Industry a Chance. Terry articulated the benefits of working in industry and suggested activities that could help graduate students explore career opportunities outside of academia... more
Event Date:
June 2nd, 3pm EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Distributionally Robust Optimization, Online Linear Programming and Markets for Public-Good Allocations Speaker: Yinyu Ye, Stanford University Abstract: We present several decision and optimization problems driven by uncertain and online data. We show how analytical models and computational... more
Event Date:
May 29, 2020 11 am (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Can the reported COVID-19 data tell us the truth? Scrutinizing the data from the measurement error models perspective The mystery of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the lack of effective treatment for COVID-19 have presented a strikingly negative impact on public health. While research... more
Event Date:
May 27-29, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, California,
United States
SLDS 202 is a bi-annual gathering of top researchers in Statistical Learning, Data Science, and Nonparametric Statistics, and a forum for presentation and discussion of research. For more information click on the Conference Website link.   Please Note the Following Deadlines February 15th, 2020 -... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, May 26th 3pm EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
On the Statistical Complexity of Reinforcement Learning Speaker: Mengdi Wang, Princeton University Abstract: Recent years have witnessed increasing empirical successes in reinforcement learning (RL). However, many theoretical questions about RL were not well understood. For example, how many... more
Event Date:
Friday, May 22, 2020 12-1 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This event has already occurred.  Go to the News Story to read about what happened and to access a recording and speaker slides.] Government institutions have a unique mission when it comes to the data they collect as well as the importance of the research they engage in - especially... more
Event Date:
May 22, 2020 11 am (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Predictions, role of interventions and implications of a national lockdown on the COVID-19 outbreak in India Abstract India has taken strong and early public health measures for arresting the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic. With only 536 COVID-19 cases and 11 fatalities, India –-- a democracy of 1... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, May 19th, 3pm EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Statistical Inference on Membership Profiles in Large Networks Speaker: Jianqing Fan, Princeton University Abstract: Network data is prevalent in many contemporary big data applications in which a common interest is to unveil important latent links between different pairs of nodes. The nodes can be... more
Event Date:
May 18-21, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Rollins Auditorium of the Claudia Nance Rollins Building
The Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
United States
Please Note:  This face to face meeting has been Postponed to 2021.  Updates to this information will be added as they are received. The Statistical Methods in Imaging (SMI) conference is the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association (ASA) Statistics in Imaging Section. The SMI 2020... more
Event Date:
Friday, May 15, 2020, 11 am EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
COVID-19: Analytic studies and opportunities for outside of epidemiology Speaker Dr. David Corliss,  Founder and Director, Peace-Work Abstract Like all pandemics, COVID-19 has many dimensions. Beyond the medical crisis, research is being conducted in a wide variety of disciplines.This has created... more

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