Past Events

Event Date:
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Hilton Chicago
Waldorf Room, 3rd Floor
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605
United States
Monday, August 1, from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Hilton Chicago (in the Waldorf Room on the 3rd Floor) was the annual reception hosted by NISS.   Nell Sedransk, Director of NISS, made the announcement that Bill Eddy from Carnegie Mellon is the winner of the 2016 Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-... more
Event Date:
Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Hilton Chicago
Buckingham Room (Lobby Level)
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605
United States
The NISS Affiliates met for lunch and a short program from 11:30AM-1:30PM on Sunday, July 31 at the Hilton Chicago (the Buckingham Room on the Lobby Level). Talks given: David M. Higdon (Virginia Tech): A small, biased sample of big data experiences Linda Young (NASS): Web Scraping: An Application... more
Event Date:
Sunday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 3
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605
United States
Sunday, July 31 from 8:30am-4:30pm Hilton Chicago, Salon C6 Wednesday, August 3 from 8am-12 noon Hilton Chicago, Astoria Room Wednesday, August 3 from 12:30pm - 2pm HiltonChicago, PDR2 The goal of the Writing Workshop for New Researchers is to provide instruction for writing journal articles and... more
Event Date:
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 8:00am to Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Doubletree Suites
301 SE Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712
United States
Save the Date! In 2016, the Summer Research Conference will be held at the Doubletree Suites from June 5-8, in Bentonville, AR, home of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, amazing hiking and riding trails, all nestled in the heart of the Ozark mountains. The program includes keynote... more
Event Date:
Friday, April 15, 2016
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Athens, Georgia,
United States
Conference website NISS is a co-sponsor of this event.
Event Date:
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 8:30am to 7:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
JW Marriott Austin
ROOM 304
110 E Second Street
Austin, Texas, 78701
United States
This year's annual NISS/SAMSI Affiliates Meeting took place Sunday, March 6, 2016, in conjunction with the Eastern North American Region International Biometrics Society's (ENAR) meeting at the JW Marriott in Austin, TX. Travel support to the NISS/SAMSI Affiliates meeting is a benefit of Affiliates... more
Event Date:
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 9:30am to Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 3:45pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
Room 150
19 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 27709
United States
AGENDA We have a block of rooms (Feb. 25 and Feb. 26) at theDoubletree Hilton RDU at Research Triangle Park 4810 Page Creek Lane Durham, North Carolina 27703 Please email your room request to Katherine (kkantner@niss.org) by February 12. She will provide the hotel with a rooming list.
Event Date:
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted
Event Location:
BLS Conference Center
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, District of Columbia,
United States
The workshop was held Thursday afternoon, November 12,  from 2:00PM - 5:00PM and8:50AM - 5:00PM Friday, November 13 at the BLS Conference Center in Washington, DC. NISS Affiliates may use any available balance in their Affiliate Award Fund for travel expenses to attend this workshop. BLS Visitor... more
Event Date:
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 9:30am to Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 12:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
Event Location:
NISS Headquarters
19 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 27709
United States
The NISS Board of Trustees and Members of the NISS Corporation will meet at NISS on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. HOTEL A block of rooms has been reserved at the Springhill Suites, 920 Slater Road, Durham, NC. PLEASE NOTIFY KATHERINE (KKANTNER@NISS.ORG) IF YOU NEED A ROOM BY THE... more
Event Date:
Friday, October 30, 2015
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Athens, Georgia,
United States
Event website:  http://www.stat.uga.edu/events/GaStatDay15 This year marks the inaugural Georgia Statistics Day, which will be hosted by the University of Georgia on October 30, 2015. Professor Robert Tibshirani be the first keynote speaker of this annual event. This is a NISS co-sponsored event,... more

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