Schedule - Overview

 
Saturday May 25
18:00 - 22:30  Executive Committee 1, Campus Tower Suite Hotel, Boardroom
 
Sunday May 26
9:00 - 16:00  Workshop of the Biostats Section: Analysis of Life History Data with Multistate Models, ECHA L1-150
9:00 - 16:00  Workshop of the Business and Industrial Statistics Section and WatRISQ: Mathematical Models for Counterparty Credit Risk, ECHA L1-230
9:00 - 16:00  Workshop of the Probability Section: Estimation and Modeling Problems in Financial Engineering, ECHA L1-220

9:30 - 12:00  Department Heads Meeting, ECHA 3-001

10:30 - 12:00  Publications Committee, ECHA 1-131

12:00 - 16:00  Board of Directors 1, ECHA 4-036

12:15 Afternoon Excursion - Fee Event, Katz Group Centre Atrium

16:00 - 18:00  Information on 2013 NSERC Discovery Grant Competition, ECHA L1-140

18:00 - 20:00  Welcome Reception, Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science

19:30 - 21:30  Dinner of the Caucus for Women in Statistics and the SSC Committee on Women in Statistics, Kyoto Japanese Cuisine (8709 109 Street)
 
Monday May 27
8:15 - 8:30  1A-A1: Inaugural Session, CCIS 1-430

8:30 - 9:45  1A-A2: SSC Presidential Invited Address, CCIS 1-430

9:45 - 10:30  Coffee Break, Katz Group Centre Atrium

10:30 - 12:00  1B-V: Statistics and the Environment, KATZ 1-080
10:30 - 12:00  1B-I1: Financial Mathematics, ECHA L1-430
10:30 - 12:00  1B-I2: New Developments in Statistical Neuroscience, EdSouth 254
10:30 - 12:00  1B-I3: Recent Development on Computer Experiments, ECHA 1-498
10:30 - 12:00  1B-I4: Survey Sampling and Applied Mathematics, ECHA L1-140
10:30 - 12:00  1B-C1: Bayesian Estimation and Inference, EdSouth 228
10:30 - 12:00  1B-C2: Biostatistics - Theory and Methods I, EdSouth 206
10:30 - 12:00  1B-C3: Clustering and Classification, EdSouth 176

12:00 - 13:30  uWaterloo Math Alumni Lunch, Hudsons Canadian Tap House (Campus)
12:00 - 18:00  Award for Case Studies in Data Analysis Committee 1, KATZ 2-155
12:00 - 13:30  Biostatistics Section Executive Committee 1, KATZ 2-152
12:00 - 13:30  Business and Industrial Statistics Section Executive Committee, KATZ 2-153
12:00 - 13:30  Committee on SSC Bylaws, ECHA 1-441
12:00 - 13:30  Committee on Women in Statistics, ECHA 2-407
12:00 - 13:30  Probability Section Executive Committee, KATZ 2-151
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Committee, KATZ 2-157
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Section Executive Committee, KATZ 2-157
12:00 - 13:30  Strategic Planning Committee, ECHA 1-447
12:00 - 13:30  Survey Methods Section Executive Committee, KATZ 2-154

13:30 - 15:00  1C-I1: Dependence Models with Insurance Applications, ECHA L1-430
13:30 - 15:00  1C-I2: Fitting Complex Models Using Automatic Differentation Model Builder (ADMB), EdSouth 206
13:30 - 15:00  1C-I3: High-Dimensional Data Analysis for Brain Imaging, EdSouth 176
13:30 - 15:00  1C-I4: Identifiability: Pushing Data to the Limits, ECHA 1-498
13:30 - 15:00  1C-I5: Moving Up in Academic Ranks: Challenges and Strategies for Statisticians Involved in Interdisciplinary Research, EdSouth 254
13:30 - 15:00  1C-I6: Survival Analysis Methods and Applications, ECHA L1-140
13:30 - 14:45  1C-C1: Biostatistics - Theory and Methods II, EdSouth 265
13:30 - 15:00  1C-C2: Business and Industrial Statistics I, EdSouth 221
13:30 - 14:45  1C-C3: Environmental Modeling: Applications and Case Studies, EdSouth 164
13:30 - 15:00  1C-C4: Probability I, EdSouth 276
13:30 - 14:45  1C-C5: Survey: Theory, Methods and Applications, EdSouth 228
13:30 - 15:00  1C-C6: Variable Selection and Statistical Learning, EdSouth 177
13:30 - 15:30  1C-D1: Case Study I: Exploring Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Environmental Noise in Toronto, Second floor atrium, Katz Group Centre
13:30 - 15:30  1C-D2: Case Study II: Study of the Impact of Human Disturbances on Habitat Selection and on Calf Survival for Forest-Dwelling Caribou, Second floor atrium, Katz Group Centre
13:30 - 15:30  1C-P: Poster Session, Main floor atrium, Katz Group Centre

15:00 - 15:30  Coffee Break, Katz Group Centre Atrium

15:30 - 17:00  1D-I1: Advances in High-Dimensional Data Analysis, ECHA L1-140
15:30 - 17:00  1D-I2: Recent Developments in R packages, EdSouth 176
15:30 - 17:00  1D-I3: Some Thoughts on How to be More Successful, EdSouth 254
15:30 - 17:00  1D-I4: Statistics and Ecology, ECHA 1-498
15:30 - 17:00  1D-I5: Stochastic Processes Arising in Environmental Sciences, ECHA L1-430
15:30 - 17:00  1D-C1: Analysis of Survival and Clinical Trials Data, EdSouth 228
15:30 - 17:00  1D-C2: Biostatistics - Applications and Case Studies, EdSouth 265
15:30 - 16:45  1D-C3: Dependence I: Correlation and Copulas, EdSouth 221
15:30 - 16:45  1D-C4: Estimation Methods, EdSouth 177
15:30 - 16:30  1D-C5: Experimental and Sampling Design, EdSouth 206

17:00 - 18:00  SSC Annual General Meeting, KATZ 1-080

18:00 - 20:00  Student BBQ - Free for graduate students, Room at the Top (RATT)

18:15 - 21:00  New Investigator Dinner - Fee Event, Katz Group Centre Atrium
18:15 - 21:00  Old Strathcona Restaurant Night - Fee Event, Katz Group Centre Atrium
 
Tuesday May 28
8:45 - 9:45  2A-A: Gold Medal Address, CCIS 1-430

9:45 - 10:30  Coffee Break, Katz Group Centre Atrium

10:30 - 12:00  2B-V: Methods to Correct Measures of Effect for Bias Due to Exposure Measurement Error, KATZ 1-080
10:30 - 12:00  2B-I1: Effective Use of Laboratory Sessions in Undergraduate Statistics Teaching, ECHA 1-190
10:30 - 12:00  2B-I2: Functional Data Analysis, ECHA 1-498
10:30 - 12:00  2B-I3: Machine Learning and Data Analytics, EdSouth 254
10:30 - 12:00  2B-I4: Stochastic Models in Insurance, ECHA L1-430
10:30 - 11:30  2B-C1: Modelling the Spread of Infectious Diseases, EdSouth 228
10:30 - 11:30  2B-C2: Robust Estimation, ECHA L1-220
10:30 - 12:00  2B-C3: Statistical Modeling, EdSouth 206
10:30 - 12:00  2B-C4: Statistical Theory and Applications I, EdSouth 276

12:00 - 13:30  Student Career Session, Lister Centre, Aurora room
12:00 - 13:30  Accreditation General Meeting, ECHA 1-441
12:00 - 18:00  Award for Case Studies in Data Analysis Committee 2, KATZ 2-155
12:00 - 13:30  Bilingualism Committee, ECHA 2-407
12:00 - 13:30  CJS Editorial Board, ECHA 1-447
12:00 - 13:30  Census at School Committee, ECHA 1-131
12:00 - 13:30  Office Committee, ECHA 1-152
12:00 - 13:30  Public Relations Committee, ECHA 1-144
12:00 - 13:30  Research Committee, ECHA 1-148

13:30 - 15:00  2C-I1: An Introduction to Relative Survival Analysis, ECHA 1-190
13:30 - 15:00  2C-I2: Design and Methodological Issues in Environmental Diseases, EdSouth 254
13:30 - 15:00  2C-I3: Environmental Sampling and Monitoring, ECHA L1-430
13:30 - 15:00  2C-I4: Skew Elliptical Distributions: The State of the Art, ECHA 1-498
13:30 - 15:00  2C-I5: Statistical Learning, EdSouth 276
13:30 - 15:00  2C-I6: Statistics in Business and Finance, EdSouth 206
13:30 - 15:00  2C-C1: Probability II, EdSouth 228
13:30 - 15:00  2C-C2: Statistical Theory and Applications II, ECHA L1-220

15:00 - 15:30  Coffee Break, Katz Group Centre Atrium

15:30 - 17:00  2D-A: Isobel Loutit Invited Address, KATZ 1-080
15:30 - 17:00  2D-I1: Environmental and Ecological Quality Assessment, ECHA L1-430
15:30 - 17:00  2D-I2: Promoting Statistical Literacy - CensusAtSchool and Beyond, EdSouth 254
15:30 - 17:00  2D-I3: Recurrent Event Analysis, ECHA 1-190
15:30 - 17:00  2D-I4: Stochastic Models with Applications to Environmental Problems, ECHA 1-498

17:00 - 18:00  NSERC Discovery Grant Application Workshop, Katz Group Centre, room 1-080
17:00 - 18:00  Actuarial Science Section General Meeting, ECHA L1-230
17:00 - 18:00  Biostatistics Section General Meeting, ECHA L1-140
17:00 - 18:00  Business and Industrial Statistics Section General Meeting, Lister Centre, Evergreen room
17:00 - 18:00  Probability Section General Meeting, ECHA 1-498
17:00 - 18:00  Statistical Education Section General Meeting, ECHA L1-150
17:00 - 18:00  Student Research Presentation Award Committee, ECHA 2-407
17:00 - 18:00  Survey Methods Section General Meeting, ECHA L1-220

18:15 - 19:05  Banquet - Cocktails and Cash Bar, Blatchford Hangar, Fort Edmonton Park

19:05 - 22:00  Banquet - Dinner Service, Blatchford Hangar, Fort Edmonton Park
 
Wednesday May 29
8:30 - 9:30  3A-A: CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics Address, KATZ 1-080

9:30 - 10:00  Coffee Break, Katz Group Centre Atrium
9:30 - 10:00  Statistics Coffee Time, Katz Group Centre, second floor Atrium

10:00 - 11:30  3B-V: Ranking and Selection in High-Dimensional Inference, KATZ 1-080
10:00 - 11:30  3B-I1: Bootstrap and Change-Point Analysis with Applications, ECHA 2-150
10:00 - 11:30  3B-I2: Methods for Cross-Country and Cross-Cultural Surveys, ECHA L1-430
10:00 - 11:30  3B-I3: Recommender Systems, ECHA 1-498
10:00 - 11:30  3B-C1: Dependence II, EdSouth 276
10:00 - 11:30  3B-C2: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing, EdSouth 228
10:00 - 11:00  3B-C3: Models Accounting for Measurement Error and Meta-Analysis, EdSouth 206

11:30 - 13:00  Accreditation Committee, ECHA 1-447
11:30 - 13:00  Biostatistics Section Executive Committee 2, Katz 2-156
11:30 - 13:00  Program Committee, ECHA 1-441
11:30 - 13:00  Treasurers, ECHA 2-407

13:00 - 14:30  3C-A: SSC Impact Award Address, KATZ 1-080
13:00 - 14:30  3C-I1: Issues and Challenges Faced by New Researchers, EdSouth 254
13:00 - 14:30  3C-I2: Resources of Energy and Environmental Issues, ECHA 1-498
13:00 - 14:30  3C-I3: Statistical Methods for Modeling Biology and Ecology Processes, ECHA 2-150
13:00 - 14:30  3C-I4: Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation (TMLE) and Related Methods, ECHA L1-430
13:00 - 14:00  3C-C1: Probability in Actuarial Science and Finance, EdSouth 228
13:00 - 14:30  3C-C2: Variable Selection, Clustering and Classification, EdSouth 206

14:30 - 15:00  Coffee Break, Katz Group Centre Atrium

15:00 - 16:00  3D-A1: CJS Award Address, EdSouth 254
15:00 - 16:00  3D-A2: Pierre Robillard Award Address, KATZ 1-080
15:00 - 16:00  3D-C1: Analysis of Longitudinal Data, EdSouth 276
15:00 - 16:00  3D-C2: Business and Industrial Statistics II, EdSouth 221
15:00 - 16:00  3D-C3: Competing Risks and Disease Progression, EdSouth 228
15:00 - 16:00  3D-C4: Mixture Models, EdSouth 213
15:00 - 16:00  3D-C5: Screening and Diagnostic Tests, EdSouth 206
15:00 - 16:00  3D-C6: Statistics: Applications and Case Studies, EdSouth 265

16:15 - 17:30  Board of Directors 2, ECHA 4-036

17:30 - 18:30  Executive Committee 2, ECHA 4-036