Past Events

Event Date:
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Columbia, South Carolina,
United States
The University of South Carolina Department of Statistics is hosting a Latent Variable Conference October 12-14, 2016. NISS is a co-sponsor of this event.  The Affiliate Award Fund may be used to attend the conference. Visit the Conference Website for more details and to register.
Event Date:
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 2:00pm to Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:45pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
The theme of the 2016 International Total Survey Error Workshop is “Will Total Survey Error Save Survey Science?". Consistent with this theme, presentations are encouraged on the following topics: inferences from nonprobability samples, questionnaire designs to minimize Total Survey Error (TSE),... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Event Location:
Hilton Chicago - Stevens Salon C-3
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605
United States
Reviewing technical articles for publication and determining which of these are published in statistical journals is the lifeblood for statistical research. Quality in reviewing and in selection of manuscripts for publication depends upon skilled reviewers and editors. With many new journals both... more
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.

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