Program

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Saturday June 10 to Wednesday June 14
Scientific Sessions: S SMTWALL
Committees and Meetings: SSMTWALL
Social Events: S SMTWALL
FULL Program: SSMTWALL

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Sunday June 11
09:00 to 16:00

Survey Methods Workshop

Room: E2 130 (EITC)

The workshops are training activities organized by the SSC Sections. They are held concurrently on Sunday, June 11th from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  Coffee breaks will be held in the corridor at 10:15am and 2:15pm. Lunch break is at 12 noon.  They are targeted to all meeting participants, including students. Registration is necessary. Separate fees apply.

Biostatistics Workshop

Room: E3 270 (EITC)

The workshops are training activities organized by the SSC Sections. They are held concurrently on Sunday, June 11th from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  Coffee breaks will be held in the corridor at 10:15am and 2:15pm. Lunch break is at 12 noon.  They are targeted to all meeting participants, including students. Registration is necessary. Separate fees apply.

Statistical Education Workshop

Room: E2 125 (EITC)

The workshops are training activities organized by the SSC Sections. They are held concurrently on Sunday, June 11th from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  Coffee breaks will be held in the corridor at 10:15am and 2:15pm. Lunch break is at 12 noon.  They are targeted to all meeting participants, including students. Registration is necessary. Separate fees apply.

Business and Industrial Statistics Workshop

Room: E2 105 (EITC)

The workshops are training activities organized by the SSC Sections. They are held concurrently on Sunday, June 11th from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  Coffee breaks will be held in the corridor at 10:15am and 2:15pm. Lunch break is at 12 noon.  They are targeted to all meeting participants, including students. Registration is necessary. Separate fees apply.

Monday June 12
08:25 to 08:40

Inaugural session

Room: UC 210 (UC)
  • 08:25 to 08:30 Jack Gambino (Statistics Canada)
  • 08:30 to 08:40 Alexandre Leblanc (University of Manitoba)
10:20 to 11:50

Analysis of Complex Traits in Families and Populations

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
Sponsor: Biostatistics Section

Statistical Consulting: Bridging Innovation and Practice

Room: E2 125 (EITC)
Sponsor: Business and Industrial Statistics Section

Confidentiality

Room: E2 130 (EITC)
Sponsor: Survey Section

Spatial and Spatiotemporal Statistics: Novel Methods and Applications

Room: E2 105 (EITC)

Statistical Inference for Complex Dynamical Systems

Room: E2 110 (EITC)

Causal Inference

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

Probability and Estimation

Room: E2 160 (EITC)

Regression Methods: Means, Modes, and Quantiles

Room: E2 150 (EITC)
12:00 to 17:30

Case Study 1: What is the Impact of Natural Disasters in Canada?

Room: Atrium (EITC)

Case Study
(Posters displayed 12:00-17:30. Presenters in attendance 13:30-15:30)

  • 12:00 to 17:30 Sarah Watt (University of Toronto)
    David Canji
    University of Toronto
    Yunjing Li
    University of Toronto
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Scott S White (The University of Winnipeg)
    Justin Dyck
    University of Winnipeg
    Charanpal Singh
    University of Winnipeg
    Ian Hiebert
    University of Winnipeg
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Myrtha E Reyna Vargas (University of Toronto)
    Ruixue Dai
    University of Toronto
    Shubham Sharma
    University of Toronto
    Mitchell Sutton
    University of Toronto
    Yeva Sahakyan
    University of Toronto
    Xin Zheng
    University of Toronto
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Melissa Van Bussel (Trent University)
    Carlone Scott
    Trent University
    Mark Weygang
    Trent University
    Skye Griffith
    Trent University
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Junchi Bin (University of British Columbia - Okanagan)
    Fang Shi
    University of British Columbia
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Zheng Jing Hu (University of Toronto)
    Rose Garrett
    University of Toronto
    Lusi Yang
    University of Toronto
    Siyu Wu
    University of Toronto
    Mehdi Rostamiforooshani
    University of Toronto

Case Study 2: What Clinical and Genetic Characteristics Predict Chronic Disease?

Room: Atrium (EITC)

Case Study
(Posters displayed 12:00-17:30. Presenters in attendance 13:30-15:30)

  • 12:00 to 17:30 Jiaying You (University of Manitoba)
    Ye Tian
    University of Manitoba
    Md. Mohaiminul Islam
    University of Manitoba
    Joynob Ara Siddiqua
    University of Manitoba
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Jia Li (University of Calgary)
    Yunting Fu
    University of Calgary
    Levi James Mason
    University of Calgary
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Samantha Gorun (University of Winnipeg)
    Matthew Love
    University of Winnipeg
    Joshua Manalo
    University of Winnipeg
    Markus Bunge
    University of Winnipeg
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Thai Son Tang (Dalla Lana School of Public Health)
    Ting Zhang
    University of Toronto
    Lehang Zhong
    University of Toronto
    Yue Yin
    University of Toronto
    Yi Meng Chang
    University of Toronto
    Sudipta Saha
    University of Toronto
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Zixiang Guan (University of Calgary)
    Lingzhu Shen
    University of Calgary
    Yue Xu
    University of Calgary
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Grace Guan Hsu (Simon Fraser University)
    Lillian Lin
    Simon Fraser University
    Yue Ma
    Simon Fraser University
    Ran Wang
    Simon Fraser University
    Michelle Thiessen
    Simon Fraser University
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Kaiqiong Zhao (McGill University)
    Xiaoyu Wei
    McGill University
    Fatema Johara
    McGill University
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Janie Coulombe (McGill University)
    Sean McGrath
    McGill University
    Zhongya Wang
    McGill University
  • 12:00 to 17:30 Kelly Ramsay (University of Manitoba)
    Inesh Prabuddha
    University of Manitoba
    Kanika Grover
    University of Manitoba
    Shamsia Sobhan
    University of Manitoba
13:30 to 15:00

Recent Developments in Biostatistics

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
Sponsor: Biostatistics Section

Time Series Analysis with Applications in Brain Activity Analysis

Room: E2 150 (EITC)
Sponsor: Probability Section

Here Comes the Future? Data Science Programs for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
Sponsor: Statistical Education Section

Developments in Event History Analysis with Informative Censoring or Observation Schemes

Room: E2 105 (EITC)

Recursive Partitioning Methods in Biostatistics

Room: E2 125 (EITC)

Survey Sampling Theory and Practice – A Celebration of J.N.K. Rao’s Research

Room: E2 130 (EITC)

Business and Actuarial Statistics

Room: E2 155 (EITC)

Statistical Genetics

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

Longitudinal and Survival Data

Room: E2 160 (EITC)
15:30 to 17:00

Insurance Risk and Ruin Measures

Room: E2 155 (EITC)
Sponsor: Actuarial Science Section

Design and Analysis of Validation Studies for Health Outcomes in Electronic Health Databases

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
Sponsor: CANSSI

Design and Analysis Issues in Cluster Randomized Controlled Trials

Room: E2 130 (EITC)

Double Robustness and Dynamic Treatment Regimes'

Room: E2 105 (EITC)

Data Science in Biomedical Studies

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
Sponsor: Committee on Women in Statistics

Industrial Statistics

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

Spatial, Environmental, and Network Data

Room: E2 160 (EITC)
Tuesday June 13
08:40 to 09:45

SSC Gold Medal Address

Room: UC 210 (UC)
10:20 to 11:50

Statistical Modelling in Life Insurance

Room: E2 130 (EITC)
Sponsor: Actuarial Science Section

Business Problems, Data Science Solutions

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
Sponsor: Business and Industrial Statistics Section

Beyond "Correlation is not Causation"

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
Sponsor: Statistical Education Section

Contemporary Statistical Methodology and Application

Room: E2 125 (EITC)
Sponsor: ICSA-Canada Chapter

Functional Data Analysis: Models and Applications

Room: E2 105 (EITC)

Methods for Censored and Recurrent Events

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

New Research in Survey Methods

Room: E2 155 (EITC)

Statistical Computing and Complex Models

Room: E2 160 (EITC)

Statistical Methods for Infectious Diseases and Other Health Outcomes

Room: E2 150 (EITC)
12:00 to 17:30

Poster Session

Room: Atrium (EITC)

Contributed Poster Session
(Posters displayed 12:00-17:30. Presenters in attendance 13:30-15:30)

13:30 to 15:00

Statistical Modelling in General Insurance

Room: E2 125 (EITC)
Sponsor: Actuarial Science Section

New Directions in Quantitative Finance

Room: E2 130 (EITC)
Sponsor: Probability Section

Recent Developments in Small Area Estimation

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
Sponsor: Survey Section

Improving Statistics at CIHR

Room: E2 105 (EITC)
  • 13:30 to 15:00 Lawrence C. McCandless (University)
    Erica Moodie
    McGill University
    Russell Steele
    McGill University
    David Stephens
    McGill University
    Nancy Reid
    University of Toronto

Design and Methodological Issues in Registry-based Randomized Controlled Trials

Room: E3 270 (EITC)

Bayesian Methods and Applications

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

Complex Regression and Inference

Room: E2 160 (EITC)

Ecology and Geological Statistics

Room: E2 150 (EITC)

Time Series and Longitudinal Data

Room: E2 155 (EITC)
15:30 to 17:00

Recent Developments in Joint Modelling of Mixed Types of Outcomes

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
Sponsor: Biostatistics Section

New Vistas in Applied Probability

Room: E2 130 (EITC)
Sponsor: Probability Section

How to Stay Sane Pre-tenure: Addressing the Challenges of New Investigators

Room: E2 125 (EITC)
Sponsor: Committee on New Investigators
  • 15:30 to 17:00 Nathaniel T Stevens (University of San Francisco)
    Hua Shen
    University of Calgary
    Mireille Schnitzer
    Universite de Montreal
    Jingjing Wu
    University of Calgary
    Erica Moodie
    McGill University

Statistical Methods for Omics Data

Room: E3 270 (EITC)

Brewing Insight from Beer Data: In Honour of Gosset’s Birthday

Room: E2 105 (EITC)
Sponsor: Accreditation Committee

Applied Survey Research with Impact

Room: E2 150 (EITC)
Sponsor: Survey Section

Causality and Design

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

New Methods in Classification

Room: E2 160 (EITC)

Insuring, Investing, and Paying Up

Room: E2 155 (EITC)
Wednesday June 14
10:20 to 11:50

Showcase: Graduate Student Research in Actuarial Sciences

Room: E2 150 (EITC)
Sponsor: Actuarial Science Section

Technology in the Classroom

Room: E2 105 (EITC)
Sponsor: Statistical Education Section

Imputation of Multivariate Missing Data

Room: E2 130 (EITC)
Sponsor: Survey Section

Recent Advances in Longitudinal and Incomplete Data Analysis

Room: E2 110 (EITC)

Optimal Design of Experiments and Inference

Room: E2 125 (EITC)

Data Fusion, Network Meta-Analysis, and Causal Inference

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
Sponsor: Biostatistics Section

Biological Data in Action

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

Computational Methods

Room: E2 160 (EITC)

Finance, Time Series, and Extremes

Room: E2 155 (EITC)
13:30 to 14:30

Isobel Loutit Lecture

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
Sponsor: Business and Industrial Statistics Section
13:30 to 14:15

CJS Award Address

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
14:15 to 15:00

Pierre Robillard Address

Room: E3 270 (EITC)
15:00 to 16:30

University of Manitoba Department of Statistics: 50th Anniversary Showcase

Room: E2 105 (EITC)
Sponsor: Business and Industrial Statistics Section

Waterloo at 50: Reflections of Former Students

Room: E2 110 (EITC)
  • 15:00 to 16:30 Mary E. Thompson (University of Waterloo)
    Vern Farewell
    University of Cambridge
    Wayne Oldford
    University of Waterloo
    Karen Kopciuk
    University of Calgary
    Robert L. Brown
    University of Waterloo

Recent Developments in Copula Modelling: A Showcase Session of the CANSSI-CRT on 'Copula Dependence Modelling: Theory and Applications’

Room: E2 130 (EITC)

Recent Developments in the Analysis of Neuroimaging Data: A Showcase of the CANSSI CRT on ‘Joint Analysis of Neuroimaging Data’

Room: E2 125 (EITC)

Recent Advances in Compositional Data Analysis and Applications

Room: E2 150 (EITC)

Measurement Error, Nonresponse, and Sample Design

Room: E2 165 (EITC)

Teaching Statistics: New Perspectives

Room: E2 160 (EITC)