Past Events

Event Date:
June 28 - July 1, 2021
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Registration is now open for the U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics (USCOTS).  This conference will be held virtually on June 28 - July 1, 2021, with pre-conference workshops starting on June 24.  The conference theme is “Expanding Opportunities.”   Keynote presentations will be given by... more
Event Date:
Thursday, June 24, 2021 4-5 pm ET (1-2 pm PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened.]  Airborne Transmission of the Virus SARS-CoV-2 About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized by the Committee of the Presidents of... more
Event Date:
June 21-24, 2021
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Conference Theme:  Nonclinical Statistics in the Age of Data Science The conference organizing committee welcomes you to the ASA-BIOP Nonclinical Biostatistics Conference!   Registration for the 2021 NCB Conference is open!  Take a look at the conference program below, which shows the ASA... more
Event Date:
Friday, June 18th, 11am ET
Some Recent Developments in Machine Learning for Addressing Multiple Outcomes in Data Driven Decision Support Speaker Michael Kosorok, (UNC-Chapel Hill) Abstract In this presentation, we will discuss some recent developments in machine learning based precision health for estimating dynamic... more
Event Date:
June 12-13, 2021 12 - 5 pm ET
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened.]  The NISS Graduate Student Network is very excited to announce a two-day graduate student research conference! This two-day event will take place on June 12 and 13, 2021, from noon -... more
Event Date:
June 11th, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Distributionally Robust Two- and Multi-Stage Stochastic Programming Speaker David Morton, Northwestern University Abstract Distributionally robust optimization allows decisions from a stochastic optimization model to hedge against a range of distributions, characterized by an ambiguity set. We... more
Event Date:
Thursday, June 10, 2021 12-1 pm ET (9-10 pm PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened.]  Insights on Vaccine Hesitancy and Healthcare Inequity from a Survey of Millions of Individuals in the US and Worldwide About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science... more
Event Date:
June 4, 2021 1-3 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
  [Please Note: This Ingram Olkin Forum session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened.] Background Excessive use of force by police presents an urgent problem of concern to sociologists, statisticians, policymakers, and the general public. Topics of... more
Event Date:
Friday, June 4th, 11am ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
The Role of Complexity Bounds in Optimization Speaker: Stephen Wright, University of Wisconsin, Madison Abstract: Complexity analysis in optimization seeks upper bounds on the amount of work required to find approximate solutions of problems in a given class with a given algorithm, and also lower... more
Event Date:
Thursday, May 27, 2021 12-1 pm ET (9-10 pm PT)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened.]  A Seat at the Table: The Key Role of Biostatistics and Data Science in the Pandemic About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized by... more

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