The Eighth Annual Canadian Statistics Student Conference

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Saturday, May 30, 2020
CSSC 2020

The Annual Meeting has been Cancelled due to the rapidly deteriorating situation with COVID-19.


Please visit our Coronavirus (Covid -19) update page for more information and how to procees your cancellation fees. 

Please join us at this annual conference, organized entirely by students, for students! It is a great opportunity to present your work in a low-stress environment.

Some of the features planned for this year Include: 

  • A keynote speech by Dr. David Haziza from Université de Montréal.
  • A career session with panelists from academia, government, and industry:
  • A career session with panelists from academia, government, and industry:
    • Jim Provost, Lead Data Scientist at Lixar IT
    • Dr. Mireille Schnitzer, Professor at Université de Montréal
  • Sessions on the Development of Soft Skills for Post-Graduation Employment​ by Carleton Career Services
  • Scientific Workshop on efficient literature reviews using Python, by Blair Bilodeau, Ph.D. candidate in Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto
  • Oral/Poster Presentation Sessions
  • Networking Social Event
  • ... and much more!


Several prizes will be awarded at the undergraduate, Master’s and PhD level for:

  • CMS-STUDC Undergraduate Poster Competition Award
  • Best Graduate Posters of the 2020 CSSC
  • Best Oral Presentations of the 2020 CSSC
  • Travel Awards


Registration and abstract submission for the 2020 CSSC are now open!


CSSC Registration 

CSSC Abstract Submission Form


Please note that you will need to create/login into your SSC account in order to access the registration form (detailed instructions below). CSSC abstract submissions are done seperately using our seperate submission form


The abstract submission deadline is Monday, March 9th, 2020 at 11:59PM Eastern Time. If you plan on submitting an abstract at both the annual SSC conference and the CSSC, note that you are NOT allowed to give the same presentation at both conferences. However, we do welcome submissions presented in a different format from the SSC presentation (e.g. oral presentation at CSSC and poster presentation at SSC), or submissions with considerably different content. Please note that the registration rate for the CSSC 2020 remains $60 at anytime.


We encourage French-speaking attendees to give their presentations in French with slides in English. Participants who submit their abstracts in both English and French are automatically entered in a random draw for our Translation Award! Submissions using an online translator will not be considered for this draw.


CMS-STUDC Undergraduate Poster Competition details: 


The student conference is a good opportunity for undergraduate students to present their work and improve their presentation skills in a friendly environment. Undergraduate students who submit an abstract for a poster will be eligible for the CMS-STUDC Undergraduate Poster Competition Award, sponsored by the Student Committee of the Canadian Mathematical Society, under the following conditions:

  • submit an abstract for a poster, presenting research work you have done under the supervision of a faculty member;
  • your supervisor must send an email to, confirming their supervision of your submitted work by Friday, March 13, 2020.


How to register? How to submit an abstract?


  1. Follow this link to create an account at (if you do not already have an account with the SSC).

  2. Once you have logged in into your SSC account, follow this link to register for the CSSC. The registration fee for the student conference alone is $60.

  3. Please note that your abstract for the CSSC and the main SSC Annual Meeting are independent. Follow this link to submit an abstract for CSSC. You must have registered to the CSSC (steps 1 and 2) prior to submitting an abstract.


Students from Canadian Universities can apply for travel awards on the third page of the CSSC abstract submission form.


For any other question, please write directly to the organizing committee, at:


We would also like to thank our sponsors: