SSC at JSM 2019
This year, the SSC is once again a partner of JSM, which will take place in Denver, Colorado, from July 27 to August 1. If you are planning to attend, don’t miss our new initiative: an invited session on Highlights of The Canadian Journal of Statistics. Organized by Louis-Paul Rivest from Université Laval and taking place on Tuesday, July 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., this session will feature Dennis Cook, Rob Tibshirani, Jeff Rosenthal, and Dave Stephens. The SSC’s other invited paper sessions are: Making an Impact in Neuroscience: Advances in Statistical Methods for Brain Imaging (July 29, 8:30 a.m.–10:20 a.m.; organized by Farouk Nathoo, University of Victoria), Making Sense of Complex Featured Data with Statistical Methods (July 31, 2:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.; organized by Grace Yi, University of Waterloo), and Advances in Statistical Disclosure Control Methodology (August 1, 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.; organized by Bei Jiang, University of Alberta). In addition, the SSC is the main sponsor of the topic contributed session Believable Big Bayes: Large-Scale Bayesian Inference with Finite-Data Guarantees (July 28, 4:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m.; organized by Trevor Campbell, UBC) and of a contributed poster presentation session on July 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.; the SSC is also a secondary sponsor of a topic contributed session Inference with Non-Probability Sample Through Data Integration (July 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.; organized by Sixia Chen, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center).
You are all invited to attend the SSC reception hosted by SSC president Bruce Smith in H-Mineral Hall D in the Hyatt Regency (location) on July 30, 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. The SSC is also looking for volunteers to man its booth; we count on you.
Johanna G. Nešlehová
SSC Representative at the JSM Program Committee