May 15, 2014

IMS-ASC 2014 in Sydney

Program update now available

The organizers of the IMS Annual Meeting and Australian Statistical Conference have released an updated copy of the program. You can view the detailed program here. Please note that some speaker sessions are still pending confirmation and the program is still subject to change.

ASC 2014 Satellite Events

A series of pre- and post conference workshops will support the Conference. The following short courses, workshops and events will be held as satellite events to the Conference:
· ABC in Sydney
· Introduction to R and RStudio
· Introduction to Correspondence Analysis
· Semiparametric Regression
· The fourth Institute of Mathematical Statistics Finance, Probability and Statistics workshop
Click here for more information and bookings. Please note early booking is recommended.

Social Program

Welcome Reception: The organising committee of ASC – IMS 2014 invite you to attend the Welcome Reception and Poster Viewing Session on Monday 7 July in the Exhibition Hall at the Australian Technology Park. This is a great opportunity to network with old friends and new acquaintances.

IMS Presidential Address and IMS Awards Ceremony followed by Reception: All conference delegates are invited to an IMS Reception at the Australian Technology Park on the Tuesday evening (July 8). This function is a great opportunity to network with old friends and new acquaintances. It follows on immediately from the IMS Presidential Address and IMS Awards Ceremony at 6pm.

Conference Dinner Cruise: Join us for an unforgettable evening on Wednesday 9th July 2014 for the opportunity to see Sydney Harbour by night… it doesn’t get any better than this. Join your friends and colleagues on a private harbour cruise for a two-course dinner and drinks to enjoy spectacular viewing of the city lights whilst cruising under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and past the Sydney Opera House, magnificent waterfront homes, and the iconic Luna Park.

Young Statisticians Dinner: The Young Statisticians Dinner will take place on Tuesday 8th July 2014 at the very tasty Chinese restaurant, Zilver. This is an optional event, to register your interest or book your place please see the link above.

Conference App – eMobilise

The Organising Committee for ASC-IMS 2014 are also pleased to announce eMobilise, a new web-based event program application. eMobilise is a flexible smartphone application that provides a convenient and innovative way to enhance your experience at the conference and will replace the printing of the full abstract book. Delegates will be able to access this web based application in the lead-up to the event and at the conference venue. We strongly recommend that delegates bring smartphones, tablets and laptops to the event to utilise this service. Complimentary Wi-Fi will be provided at the venue. Some features of eMobilise include:
· Read presenters’ abstracts and biographies
· Personalise your program by selecting your favourite sessions to attend
· Social functions details
· Venue maps and hotel information
· Include up to the minute changes on the Conference program and much more

Register now

Still not registered? What are you waiting for, book in now to secure your place: http://ims-asc2014.com/registration-page/

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