Past Events

Event Date:
September 1st, 3 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
On Nearly Assumption-Free Tests of Nominal Confidence Interval Coverage for Causal Parameters Estimated by Machine Learning Abstract For many causal effect parameters of interest, doubly robust machine learning (DRML) estimators are the state-of-the-art, incorporating the good prediction... more
Event Date:
September 1, 2020 10 - 1 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 what happened.] Day Three:  Estimands and Missing Data In recent years there has been increasing scrutiny of precisely what treatment effect is being estimated (the estimand) by a clinical trial, in... more
Event Date:
August 28, 2020, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
On Demystifying Adversarial Learning Purdue Statistics is proud to announce the inaugural Distinguished Theme Seminar Series! The idea is to introduce a timely and important research topic each year to the statistical audience via both introductory overview and in-depth research talks from leading... more
Event Date:
August 28th - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
About this Conference The Data Science Conference on COVID-19 will showcase open source technology and code used to model and analyze the COVID-19 pandemic and will highlight best practices in replicable and reproducible science.   Presentations will explore epidemic models of the virus and the... more
Event Date:
Thursday, August 27th, 3 - 4:30 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted
[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 impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has reached all aspects of our lives both personal and professional.  As teachers, this has... more
Event Date:
August 25th, 2020 - 3pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Policy Optimization for Linear Optimal Control with Guarantees of Robustness  Abstract Policy optimization (PO) is a key ingredient of modern reinforcement learning (RL), and can be used for the efficient design of optimal controllers. For control design, certain constraints are generally enforced... more
Event Date:
August 18th, 2020 - 3pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Synthetic Interventions Abstract As we face the resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, a pressing question is facing us: shall we shut down the economy again? or can we tame the pandemic with effective policies while letting the economy remain (partially) open? Towards that, we first... more
Event Date:
Tuesday, August 11th, 3pm EDT
Event Type:
NISS Sponsored
Optimization with Momentum: Dynamical, Variational, and Symplectic Perspectives Abstract We analyze momentum-based optimization algorithms from dynamical systems and Hamiltonian points of view.  We show that a continuous-time perspective provides insight into the role of geometry in determining the... more
Event Date:
August 7 & 14, 2020
Event Type:
Affiliate Award Fund Eligible, NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Note the Adjusted Dates:  This workshop will take place August 7 and August 14.  This will follow the JSM virtual schedule. Once again this very popular short course will be hosted by NISS.  If you are a recent graduate of a doctoral program and want to improve your... more
Event Date:
July 29, 2020 1-2 pm ET
Event Type:
NISS Hosted, NISS Sponsored
[Please Note: The Overview Session has already occurred.  Go to the News Story for this event to read about what happened and to access a recording and speaker slides.] Dates and times for the top ten topic sessions listed below to be announced soon! NISS announces a brand new series of tutorials... more

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