UBC/SFU Joint Statistical Seminar

  • Date: 10/26/2014

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center Campus, Vancouver


The SFU-UBC Joint Graduate Student Workshop in Statistics is going into its 10th year. This is the first of two seminars to take place this school year, the one in Fall is organized by graduate students from SFU and the one in Spring is organized by graduate students from UBC. The idea of this event is to offer graduate students in Statistics and Actuarial Science with an opportunity to attend a seminar with accessible talks providing them an introduction to active areas of research in the field. For three students from each university the seminar allows them to present on their work, as well as to offer them an opportunity to develop their presentation skills with their peers.


Continuing with the usual format of past years this event will consist of talks given by six students (three from UBC and three from SFU) and two professors (one from each university). The seminar also contains important social components, namely the morning coffee and the lunch where students get an opportunity to network with each other and foster a mutually beneficial relationship between the departments.


Information on previous seminars can be found on the UBC statistics department website (here).


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Directions and Accessibility


The seminar conveniently takes place in room 7000 on the SFU downtown campus in the Harbour Centre in downtown Vancouver (map). From SFU, the 135 bus will take you directly to the seminar location. From UBC, the 044 and 14 bus provide direct access. It is also near Waterfront station, which allows access from all Skytrain lines: Canada Line, Expo Line and Millennium Line.


Additional details available at http://www.sfu.ca/~mgrossko/JointSeminar.html



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