StatFest 2018: A One Day Conference for Undergraduate Students

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Learn about statistics and data science careers in industry, government, and academia. Underrepresented students (African American, Hispanic, Native Americans) with analytical interests are particularly encouraged to attend and learn about exciting career and graduate study opportunities in statistics and data science. There are ample opportunities to network during breaks and the poster session.

 This event is free (though preregistration is required by Wednesday, September 19th).

Follow the StatFest 2018 website link to the right for more event details.


Keynote Speakers:

Fernando Perez created iPython and co-created Project Jupyter. He is a Professor of Statistics at the University of California/Berkeley and Senior Fellow of the Berkeley Institute for Data Science.

Scarlett Bellamy is Past-President of ENAR (Eastern North American Region) of the International Biometrics Society. She is a Professor of Biostatistics and director of the graduate program at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health.

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Amherst College





Amherst College
United States
StatFest 2018: A One Day Conference for Undergraduate Students