Past Events

Event Date:
November 19, 2019 - 12-2:00 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Online Webinar
November 19, 2019 12-2:00 pm ET [9-11 am PT]

United States
In 2017 the ASA published the statement, "The ASA's Statement on p-Values: Context, Process, and Purpose".  Since that time, many statisticians have been thinking and writing about alternatives to the traditional p-value.  This work culminated in the publication of a special edition of The American... more
Event Date:
November 16th, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
LaCava Building
175 Forest St.
Bentley University
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02452
United States
Keynote Speakers MikeTamir - Chief ML Scientist and Head of Machine Learning for SIG, UC Berkeley Data Science Faculty, and Director of Phronesis ML Labs, and Francesca Dominici - Professor of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Co-Director of the Harvard Data Science... more
Event Date:
November 15, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street
Boston, Massachusetts,
United States
Statistics and the Life Sciences: Creating a Healthier World is a one-day conference as part of the Boston University Dean’s Symposia series. Overview We are globally connected like never before, in nearly all aspects of our lives. While this fact has numerous implications, from the perspective of... more
Event Date:
November 4 - November 6, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
MBI Auditorium
Jennings Hall 355
Columbus, Ohio, 43210
United States
All MBI events are free and open to the public so if you wish to attend please register at the MBI conference website.   NISS Affiliates can utilize their affiliate award funds for travel and housing expenses for these NISS co-sponsored events.  Please check with your affiliate liaison or contact... more
Event Date:
October 31, 2019 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
Research grants are important for career advancement and provide the protected time and resources necessary for statisticians in academia to pursue an independent area of research. But it can be challenging to figure out where to apply for a grant and how to write a strong proposal.  Which... more
Event Date:
Oct. 17-19, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
UTK Student Union
Knoxville, Tennessee,
United States
The purpose of the Design and Analysis of Experiments (DAE) conference series is to provide support and encouragement to junior researchers in the field of design and analysis of experiments, and to stimulate interest in topics of practical relevance to science and industry. The meetings also... more
Event Date:
October 1, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Duncan Hall
McMurtry Auditorium
Rice University
Houston, Texas, 77005-1892
United States
The Department of Statistics has established the James R. Thompson Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistics to honor the life and contributions of Professor Jim Thompson. The goal of the series is to bring to campus internationally recognized scholars in the field of statistics to deliver talks... more
Event Date:
September 27, 2019 12-2 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Online Webinar
September 27, 2019 12-2:00 pm ET [9-11 am PT]

United States
If you have been following the ongoing discussion of data science and the role of statistics in data science, or wondering about the increasing use of phrases like machine learning and artificial intelligence in the business world, you will definitely want to take advantage of a free webinar on... more
Event Date:
September 26, 2019 12:00 - 1:45 EDT
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up

United States
Attention Job Seekers! Are you on the job market?  Or, is it time that you began thinking about next steps? NISS has put together a low-stress, informative and conversational event with a handful of prospective employers in fields related to statistics.  NISS has invited experienced, senior... more
Event Date:
September 21, 2019
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
1200 Pressler St
Houston, Texas, 77030
United States
StatFest is a one-day conference aimed at encouraging undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups to consider careers and graduate studies in the statistical sciences. We are excited that StatFest 2019 will be held at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston!... more

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