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Jul 16, 2013

JSM2014: Time to Start Thinking about Invited Session Proposals

Jean D. Opsomer is JSM 2014 Program Chair. He writes: The 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, August 2–7. As you know, this largest annual conference [ More.. ]


JSM Late-Breaking Session Proposals

Deadline: April 15, 2013 There are still two sessions in the JSM program to be determined. These Late-Breaking Sessions must cover one or more technical, scientific, or policy-related topics that [ More.. ]

Feb 27, 2013

ICCS-12 Meeting report

Qatar hosted the 12th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences. Shahjahan Khan (Australia), Ali S Hadi (Egypt), and Ayman Bakleezi (Qatar) report on the conference: Qatar is the first country [ More.. ]


IMS Child Care Initiative

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


Laha Travel Awards: application deadline extended to March 1

The IMS Laha Awards provide funds for students and new researchers to travel to present a paper at the IMS Annual Meeting (at JSM in Montreal this year). The application [ More.. ]

Nov 18, 2012

New Researchers Conference

15th IMS New Researchers Conference, jointly sponsored by the IMS and the SSC   August 1–3, 2013 at the Centre de recherches mathématiques, Montréal, Québec, Canada   The 15th IMS [ More.. ]


IMS Special Invited Lecturers in 2013

Next year’s Special Invited Lectures are three Wald Lectures, a Rietz Lecture, and eight Medallion Lectures. At the JSM, in Montreal from August 3–8, 2013, the Wald Lectures will be [ More.. ]


IMS Laha Travel Awards: recipients’ experiences

Each year the IMS awards funds to young researchers to travel to present a paper or poster at the IMS annual meeting. Following this year’s World Congress in Istanbul, we [ More.. ]


Open call for CRiSM Collaborative Workshops

Gareth Roberts writes: In 2005, the Engineering and Physical Research Council of the UK and the University of Warwick jointly funded the establishment of the Centre for Research in Statistical [ More.. ]


Meeting Reports

We present reports from three IMS co-sponsored meetings that took place over the summer months: The 14th IMS Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability Ery Arias-Castro reports: The [ More.. ]


World Congress reviewed

  Elvan Ceyhan and Mine Çağlar were co-chairs of the Local Organizing Committee for the Eighth World Congress in Probability and Statistics, location of the 2012 IMS Annual Meeting. They [ More.. ]


World Congress: a view from Nigeria

Dr. Ezra Gayawan is a Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Redeemer’s University in Nigeria. In this article, he shares some of his personal experience of attending the [ More.. ]


Report: New Statistical Methods for Next Generation Sequencing Data

Dan Nettleton, Laurence H. Baker Endowed Chair in Biological Statistics and Professor in the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University, co-organized this conference in May that was co-sponsored by [ More.. ]


Meetings and awards news, August 2012

Nominations for IMU Awards in 2014 The President of the International Mathematical Union, Ingrid Daubechies, has written to the Adhering Organizations, asking them to submit nominations for the IMU awards [ More.. ]

Jul 18, 2012

SAMSI announces 2013–14 Programs

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) announces the two programs for the 2013–14 year will be Computational Methods in Social Science, and Low-Dimensional Structure in High-Dimensional Systems. The [ More.. ]



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