Workshops 2018

The workshops are training activities organized by the SSC Sections. They are held concurrently on Sunday, June 3rd. They are targeted to all meeting participants, including students. Registration is necessary. Separate fees apply.

  • Biostatistics Workshop
    Title: Causal questions and principled answers: a guide through the landscape for practising statisticians
    Speakers: The Causal Inference Topic Group of the STRATOS (STRengthening Analytical Thinking for Observational Studies) Initiative, including Els Goetghebeur (Ghent University, Belgium), Saskia le Cessie (Leiden University, Netherlands), and Erica Moodie (McGill University, Montreal)
  • Business and Industrial Statistics Workshop
    Title: Deep Learning
    Speakers: Laurent Charlin (HEC Montreal), Mike Pieper (MILA, Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, University of Montreal), Arsène Tchango (MILA), Margaux Luck (MILA) and Tristan Sylvain (MILA)
  • Probability Workshop
    Title: Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods
    Speaker: Aaron Smith (University of Ottawa)
  • Statistical Education Workshop
    Title: Teaching Modern Statistics and Data Science with R/ RStudio
    Speaker: Nicholas Horton (Amherst College)
  • Survey Methods Workshop
    Title: Statistical Modeling in Survey Sampling: Some Solutions to Ever Increasing Demand for Reliable Data
    Speaker: Gauri S. Datta (University of Georgia and US Census Bureau)