BISS activities at SSC annual meetings

SSC 2018, Montreal

SSC 2017, Winnipeg

SSC 2016, St. Catharines

SSC 2015, Halifax

SSC 2014, Toronto

SSC 2013, Edmonton

SSC 2012, Guelph

SSC 2011, Wolfville

SSC 2010, Quebec

  • Workshop - Copulas: Quest and Conquest
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address
    C. F. Jeff Wu (Georgia Tech), Quality Technology in the High-tech Age
  • Invited Session: Large (Industrial-scale) Computer Experiments for Business and Industry
  • Invited Session: Quality Improvement
  • Invited Session: Dependence Modelling in Risk Theory

SSC 2009, Vancouver

  • Workshop on Monte Carlo methods for integration and optimization
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address:Bill Woodall (Virginia Tech): “The State of Statistical Process Control: An Update”
  • Invited Session: Quality Improvement in Healthcare
  • Invited Session: Statistics/Mathematics Finance 1
  • Invited Session: Statistics/Mathematics Finance 2

SSC 2008, Ottawa

  • Workshop on functional data analysis
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address: Vijay Nair (University of Michigan), Industrial Statistics: The Gap between Research and Practice
  • Invited Session: Predicting Modeling Applications in Customer Acquisition and Retention
  • Invited Session: Statistical Process Control Methods in Health Care
  • Invited Session: Design and Analysis of Industrial Experiments

SSC 2007, St. John’s

  • Workshop on R programming
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address
    Bovas Abraham (University of Waterloo), Statistics in Business and Industry: A Historical Perspective and Ideas for Implementation
  • Invited Session: Design and Analysis of Experiments for Complex Physical Systems
  • Invited Session: Reliability Models and Their Applications
  • Invited Session: Statistical Graphics and Image Analysis

SSC 2006, London

  • Workshop on design for six sigma
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address:Geoff Vining (Virginia Tech) "The challenges of statistical leadership "
  • Invited Session: Statistical Applications in Marketing.
  • Invited Session: Recent Advances in SPC and Data Driven Statistics.
  • Invited Session: Industrial Experimental Design.
  • Invited Session: This is a test to see if anyone reads this. If you read this, please email

SSC 2005, Saskatoon

  • Workshop on artificial intelligence
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address: Jerry Lawless (University of Waterloo) "Statistics and Technology"
  • Invited Session: Quality improvement
  • Invited Session: Design of Experiments.
  • Invited Session: Computer Network Modeling.

SSC 2004, Montréal

  • Workshop:Data Mining Tools for Business Applications
  • Isobel Loutit Invited Address: Daryl Pregibon (Google) "Graph Mining"
  • Invited session: Application of Statistical Methods to Actuarial Problems
  • Invited Session: Statistics and the Physical Sciences

SSC 2003, Halifax

SSC 2002, Hamilton

  • Workshop: "Design and analysis of computer experiments for engineering", Jerome Sacks and William J. Welch
  • BISS Special Invited Address: John MacGregor, McMaster University "The changing nature of data and its implications for applied statistics"

SSC 2001, Burnaby

  • Workshop on Data Mining
  • Special Invited Address: Bill Meeker (Iowa State University) "Accelerated Testing: A Method for Obtaining Reliability Information Quickly"