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JSM Seattle in pictures

The September 2015 issue of the IMS Bulletin has photos of some of the highlights of the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle. Check it out!

Aug 28, 2015

Meeting report: ISS in St John’s, Canada

Brajendra C. Sutradhar, Memorial University, was the General Chair of the recent International Symposium in Statistics (ISS) 2015 On Advances in Parametric and Semi-parametric Analysis of Multivariate, Time Series, Spatial-temporal, [ More.. ]


Data Science Conference: an interview

On June 11–12, 2015, the IMS-Microsoft Research workshop Foundations of Data Science brought together parallel communities of statisticians and machine learning researchers to discuss various problems that have both statistical [ More.. ]


Rao Prize Conference

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2015 Rao Prize Conference on May 14, 2015 to honor three prize recipients: the 2015 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Recipient [ More.. ]

Jul 14, 2015

Meeting Report: Meta-Analysis Workshop

Shahjahan Khan from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Toowoomba, Australia, recently organized this meeting: The School of Agricultural, Computational, and Environmental Sciences; and Division of Research and Innovation of [ More.. ]

May 18, 2015

Book accommodation for JSM Seattle

If housing reservations are any indication, the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle (August 8–13, 2015) may be the biggest JSM yet. All the reserved rooms sold out within 24 hours! [ More.. ]


IMU Itô Travel Awards

Takashi Kumagai is Chair of the Selection Committee for the International Mathematical Union Itô Travel Awards. He writes: The International Mathematical Union (IMU) is supporting via the IMU Itô fund, [ More.. ]


Han Liu receives 2015 Tweedie Award

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Han Liu as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. Han received his PhD in 2010 from Carnegie Mellon University, and [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2015

New Researchers in Seattle

17th IMS New Researchers Conference August 6–8, 2015 University of Washington, Seattle, WA The 17th IMS New Researchers Conference is an annual meeting organized under the auspices of the IMS, [ More.. ]

Feb 15, 2015

Report: 13th Biennial ISOSS Conference

The biennial 13th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS-13) was held at the IPB International Convention Centre in Bogor, Indonesia during 18-21 December 2014. The conference was jointly organised [ More.. ]

Dec 16, 2014

Meeting report: Bangladesh Statistics Seminar

Professor Shahjahan Khan is an elected Member of the International Statistical Institute, and a member of IMS. He is a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Statistical Society. He served as [ More.. ]

Dec 16, 2014

NISS Workshop: Analyzing Complex Survey Data with Missing Item Values

The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), a nonprofit organization that fosters high-impact cross-disciplinary and cross-sector research involving statistical sciences, held a workshop for its affiliates and others on October [ More.. ]


IMS Child Care Initiative: apply by June 1

The purpose of the IMS Child Care Initiative is to encourage and support the participation at IMS Annual Meetings of IMS members who have child care responsibilities. This year’s meeting [ More.. ]

Dec 16, 2014

IMS-ASC Sydney: A Personal View

Thilaksha Tharanganie, who is a PhD student in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University, wrote to share her experiences from the Australian Statistical Conference in conjunction [ More.. ]


IMS Invited Sessions at JSM 2015

JSM 2015 will take place in Seattle, Washington, from August 8–13, 2015. IMS Invited Program Chairs Igor Pruenster (University of Torino, Italy) and Antonio Lijoi (University of Pavia, Italy) have [ More.. ]



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