SSC 2019 - Scientific Program
SSC 2019, the 47th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada will take place at the University of Calgary, May 26-29, 2019. The meeting will be preceded by the Canadian Statistics Students Conference, May 25, 2019, before the Annual Meeting, also at University of Calgary. The Progam Committee chaired by Lisa Lix (University of Manitoba) have organized an excellent program, as highlighted below.
A number of workshops organized by the Sections of the Society will run concurrently on Sunday, May 26. The first plenary session starts Monday morning with the Presidential Invited Address, this year by Sylvia Richardson, University of Cambridge. That evening there is the Welcome Reception. The scientific program features both Committee- and Section-sponsored invited sessions, sessions with contributed papers and posters, as well as the Case Studies Competition.
Six workshops are organized for Sunday, May 26th. For a detailed description of these training activities, which are open to all meeting registrants including students, see Workshops on the meeting website https://ssc.ca/en/meeting/annual/2018/workshops.
Educational Statistics Section
Title: Developing a Teaching Portfolio
Facilitators: Natasha Kenny, University of Calgary; Bruce Dunham, University of British Columbia; Jim Stallard, University of Calgary
Business and Industrial Statistics Section
Title: Functional Data Analysis for Big Data
Facilitator: Jiguo Cao, Simon Fraser University
Title: Lessons from a life in applied statistics
Facilitator: Martin Bland, University of York
Probability Statistics Section
Title: Monte Carlo Methods
Facilitator: Aaron Smith, University of Ottawa
Title: Making a Living as an Accredited Statistician: Tips from the Frontlines of Experienced, Successful Accredited Consulting Statisticians
Panel Session Facilitator: Janet E. A. McDougall, McDougall Scientific Ltd
Survey Methods Section
Title: When Some Data are Missing: Foundations of Imputation Theory and Recent Developments
Facilitator: David Haziza, Université de Montréal
SSC Presidential Invited Address
Sylvia Richardson (MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge)
SSC Gold Medal Address
Douglas Wiens (University of Alberta)
SSC 2018 Impact Award
Geneviève Gauthier (HEC Montréal)
Isobel Loutit Invited Address
Max Morris (Department of Statistics, Iowa State University)
Survey Methods Section Presidential Invited Address
Jack Gambino (Statistics Canada)
Biostatistics Section Presidential Address
Martin Bland (University of York, UK)
We look forward to seeing you at SSC 2019.