Past Events

Event Date:
Monday, December 28, 2020
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This competition has come to a close and the judges have made their decisions.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened. Also, keep on the look out to join us for our contributed panel on the contest at JSM in August!] Update:  Keep your eye on the NISS website... more
Event Date:
December 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
Come join us for the NISS Graduate Student Network December Social! This event is for graduate students at NISS Affiliate departments or institutions.   If you are not certain if your institution is a NISS Affiliate, please check the list of NISS Affiliate Academic Departments. Connection... more
Event Date:
Thursday, December 17, 2020 12-1pm ET (9-10am 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 and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] An Ecosystem for Tracking and Forecasting the Pandemic Presentation Slides:  https://cmu-delphi.github.io/covidcast/talks/copss-niss/... more
Event Date:
December 16, 2020 12 – 2 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.] In this Ingram Olkin “Statistics Serving Society” Forum, experts from around the country will share statistical and data-analytic challenges they have faced, as... more
Event Date:
December 9, 2020 12 - 1:30pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
On November 11th NISS hosted an informative Career Fair that featured speakers that spoke about the open positions they are currently seeking to fill.  We also asked them to comment on the changes to the hiring process they have put into place amid all of the changes in life since the COVID-19 and... more
Event Date:
Friday, December 4, 2020 3 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Benign Overfitting Speaker Peter Bartlett, (UC Berkeley) Abstract Classical theory that guides the design of nonparametric prediction methods like deep neural networks involves a tradeoff between the fit to the training data and the complexity of the prediction rule. Deep learning seems to operate... more
Event Date:
Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 12-1pm ET (9-10am 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 and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] The Statistics of COVID-19 Vaccine Trials About this Webinar Series The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized... more
Event Date:
December 2, 2020 1-4 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: The Essential Data Science for Business: Causal Inference and Uplift Modeling has already occurred.   Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened., or... Missed this Event? To gain access to the recording of this event along with links to supporting files and... more
Event Date:
November 30, 2020 1:30 - 3 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: This session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about and to access a recording and speaker slides from the session.] Overview The NISS Academic Affiliate Committee is holding a virtual meet-up on November 30, from 1:30-3pm ET, on "How to Present Your... more
Event Date:
November 19, 2020  at 1:00 PM ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Join us for our first "Meeting with the Alumni" on November 19, 2020  at 10:00 AM Pacific Time.   At this meeting, alumni will be sharing their experiences in the job market and answer your questions. We look forward to seeing you (virtually) there!  Meet with Alumni: Ark Fang (Data Scientist,... more

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