The 20th IMS New Researchers Conference

  • Start Date: 07/26/2018
  • End Date: 07/28/2018
Speaker(s):

Xiao-Li Meng (Harvard University)

Marc Suchard (UCLA)

Hongyu Zhao (Yale University)

Jennifer Hill (NYU) 

 

Location: 

Simon Fraser University

Description: 

The purpose of the conference is to promote interaction and networking among new researchers in these fields. The participants will present their research via a short expository talk and a poster and mingle throughout the day. There will be plenary talks by senior researchers,
as well as four panels on teaching, mentoring, publishing, and funding. The meeting covers a wide range of topics in theoretical and applied statistics, as well as probability.

Organizers:

Organizing Committee:

Chair:
Liangliang Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, lwa68@sfu.ca

Committee member:
Yunlong Nie, PhD Candidate, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, nyunlong@sfu.ca

International advisors:

Elizabeth Ogburn, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, eogburn@jhu.edu

Alexander Volfovsky, Assistant Professor, Statistical Science, Duke University, alexander.volfovsky@duke.edu

Other Information: 

More information to follow.