Past Events

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
Event Date:
Thursday, May 14, 12-1:30 (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Learning from COVID-19 Data in Wuhan, USA and Europe on Intervention Strategies [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.] Speaker Xihong Lin Department of Biostatistics and Department of Statistics... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, May 12th, 3pm EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Ultra-Sparse Models of Multiway Data Speaker Alfred O. Hero, University of Michigan   Abstract Modeling multi-way data is important for applications involving multi-indexed observables, e.g., hyperpsectral data that is indexed over spatial, frequency, and temporal dimensions.  The sparse matrix... more
Event Date:
May 8-10, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Dean's Meeting Center
26th Floor and College of Arts and Sciences Event Center, 2nd Floor
25 Park Place
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
United States
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics have been playing a key and important role in statistics and other scientific research fields in recent years. The goal of this workshop is to stimulate research and to foster the interaction of researchers in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics research areas. The... more
Event Date:
Wednesday May 6, 10 am – 12 noon, 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.] NISS is hosting a third webinar that will focus on the use of p-values in making decisions. In 2017 the ASA published the statement, "The ASA's Statement... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12-1:30 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up

United States
[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.] Register for this event here! The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all of us! The spread of the virus is far-reaching and the consequences from infections... more
Event Date:
April 29, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine
Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104
United States
Please Note:  This Event has been Canceled This conference is focused on "Cluster Randomized Clinical Trials (CRTs): Challenges and Opportunities".    
Event Date:
April 27, 2020 11-12:30 pm (ET)
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Virtual Meet-up
Time: 11:00 am -12:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Using Zoom Video Conferencing Software

United States
[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.] Bayesian statistics has been an important topic in the pharma industry for some time. Although the Bayesian perspective has been adopted for a number of... more
Event Date:
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3:30pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
Please Note: This event has been 2020 Bradley event has been postponed - possibily for the Fall.  As new information becomes available we will share it here. To recognize the professional accomplishments of the late Professor Ralph Bradley, the Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia... more

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