Schedule - Overview-2016

 

Saturday May 28
18:00 - 23:00  Executive Committee 1Four Points by Sheraton St. Catharines Niagara Suites
Sunday May 29
8:00 - 17:30  RegistrationThistle Corridor across from Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

9:00 - 16:00  Analysis of Categorical DataThistle 245
9:00 - 16:00  Bridging the Gap: Turning Classical Statistics Experience Directly into a Working Knowledge of Survey Data AnalysisThistle 255
9:00 - 16:00  How to Speed Up Your R Computation with Vectorization and Parallel ProgrammingThistle 256
9:00 - 16:00  Teaching with Shiny AppsThistle 257
9:00 - 16:00  Uncertainty Quantification and Optimization for Complex Models with Gaussian ProcessesThistle 246

9:30 - 12:00  Fundraising CommitteeSankey Chamber

12:00 - 17:00  Board of Directors 1Sankey Chamber

14:30 - 17:00  Department Heads MeetingThistle 258

15:15 - 17:15  Afternoon Excursion- Fee event, Hernder Estate Wines

17:00 - 18:00  Information on 2016 NSERC Discovery Grant CompetitionThistle 258

17:45 - 20:00  RegistrationHallway outside of DeCew Dining Hall

18:00 - 20:00  Welcome ReceptionDeCew Dining Hall

 

Monday May 30
7:30 - 17:00  RegistrationThistle Corridor across from Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

8:30 - 8:55  1A-A1: Inaugural SessionWelch - David Howes

8:45 - 9:50  1A-A2: SSC Presidential Invited AddressWelch - David Howes

9:50 - 10:30  Coffee BreakThistle Corridor across from Thistle 255

10:20 - 11:50  1B-I1: CANSSI at the SSC: A Statistical Science ShowcaseWelch - David Howes
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I2: Quantile regression and Extreme Value AnalysisWelch 209
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I3: Statistical Methods in Public HealthThistle 325
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I4: Statistical Models in Actuarial ScienceThistle 242
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I5: Stochastic Modelling for Energy MarketsThistle 246
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I6: What Do School Teachers and Students Need from the SSC?Thistle 258
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C1: Biostatistics: Methodological Innovation 1Thistle 259
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C2: Biostatistics: Methods and Applications 1Thistle 255
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C3: Statistical Methods Utilizing CopulasThistle 256
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C4: Statistical Methods and Applications 1Welch 8G
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C5: Survey Methodology 1Thistle 257

12:00 - 13:30  Actuarial Science Section Executive Committee 1Thistle 242
12:00 - 18:00  Award for Case Studies in Data Analysis CommitteeThistle 254
12:00 - 13:30  Biostatistics Section Executive Committee 1Thistle 246
12:00 - 13:30  Business and Industrial Statistics Section Executive Committee 1Thistle 255
12:00 - 13:30  Committee on Women in StatisticsThistle 258
12:00 - 13:30  Finance CommitteeThistle 259
12:00 - 13:30  Probability Section Executive Committee 1Thistle 256
12:00 - 13:30  Publications CommitteeWelch 207
12:00 - 13:30  Research CommitteeWelch 209
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Section Executive Committee 1Thistle 257
12:00 - 13:30  Survey Methods Section Executive Committee Meeting 1Thistle 325
12:00 - 17:30  1C-D1: Case Study 1: Can Google Flu Trends Predict the Frequency and Results of Tests for Influenza and Other Respiratory Illnesses?Thistle Corridor
12:00 - 17:30  1C-D2: Case Study 2: What Predicts Sustainability of Canadian Charities?Thistle Corridor

13:30 - 15:00  1D-I1: Analysis of Big DataWelch - David Howes
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I2: New Perspectives in Causal InferenceThistle 325
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I3: Small Area Estimation: New DevelopmentsThistle 258
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I4: Statistical Modelling in Environmental and Health StudiesWelch 209
13:30 - 14:45  1D-I5: Imaging Genomics - A New Frontier for Statistical MethodologyThistle 246
13:30 - 14:56  1D-I6: Opportunities for statistical scientists in CIHR programs: a panel discussionThistle 242
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C1: Actuarial Science and Finance 1Thistle 257
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C2: Biostatistics: Methods and Applications 2Thistle 259
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C3: Statistical Methods and Applications 2Thistle 255
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C4: Statistical TheoryWelch 8G
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C5: Statistics EducationThistle 256

14:45 - 15:30  Coffee BreakThistle Corridor across from Thistle 255

15:30 - 17:00  1E-I1: Advances in Longitudinal Data AnalysisWelch 209
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I2: Advances in Regression Tree ModellingThistle 242
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I3: An Introduction to the Joint Modelling of Longitudinal and Survival DataWelch - David Howes
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I4: Missing Data in Survey SamplingThistle 258
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I5: Probability and Statistical Problems and Results Arising from Neural ModelsThistle 246
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I6: Statistical Education Section Presidential Invited AddressThistle 325
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C1: Biostatistics: Causal Inference and Measurement ErrorThistle 255
15:30 - 16:45  1E-C2: Biostatistics: Methodological Innovation 2Thistle 256
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C3: Biostatistics: Survival and Current Status DataThistle 259
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C4: Statistical Methods and Applications 3Welch 8G
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C5: Statistics in ActionThistle 257

17:00 - 18:00  SSC Annual General MeetingThistle 242

17:30 - 19:30  uWaterloo Math Alumni ReceptionIsaac’s Bar & Grill, Skybar Lounge (campus)

18:30 - 20:30  Student BBQPond Inlet

19:30 Informal Gathering of New InvestigatorsKelsey's Bar & Grill, 221 Glendale Ave., St. Catharines

 

Tuesday May 31
7:30 - 8:30  Statistics Education CommitteeThistle 255

8:15 - 17:00  RegistrationThistle Corridor across from Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

8:45 - 9:50  2A-A: Gold Medal AddressWelch - David Howes

9:00 - 13:30  Student Research Presentation Award Committee 1Thistle 254

9:50 - 10:30  Coffee BreakThistle Corridor across from Thistle 255

10:20 - 11:50  2B-I1: Advanced Statistical and Machine Learning Techniques for High Dimensional Data AnalysisWelch - David Howes
10:20 - 11:50  2B-I2: Advancements to State-Space Models for Fisheries ScienceThistle 242
10:20 - 11:46  2B-I3: Contributions of Professor Ian B. MacNeill to Statistical Theory, Methodology, Teaching and PracticeAcademic South 217
10:20 - 11:50  2B-I5: Recent Developments in Designs of Statistical Experiments. In honour of the 65th birthday of Professor Douglas P. Wiens,Thistle 243
10:20 - 11:50  2B-C1: Biostatistics: ApplicationsThistle 255
10:20 - 11:50  2B-C2: Methodological Advances: A SmörgåsbordThistle 256
10:20 - 11:35  2B-C3: Mixture modelsThistle 259
10:20 - 11:50  2B-C4: Multivariate DataThistle 257
10:20 - 11:35  2B-C5: Survey Methodology 2Thistle 258

10:35 - 11:50  2B-I4: Graduate Students in Actuarial ScienceThistle 246

12:00 - 13:00  Maplesoft DemoAcademic South 217
12:00 - 13:30  Accreditation General MeetingThistle 246
12:00 - 13:30  CJS Editorial BoardThistle 242
12:00 - 13:30  Census at School CommitteeThistle 255
12:00 - 13:30  Committee on MembershipThistle 256
12:00 - 13:30  Committee on New InvestigatorsThistle 257
12:00 - 13:30  Office CommitteeThistle 259
12:00 - 13:30  Public Relations CommitteeThistle 258
12:00 - 17:30  2C-P: Poster SessionThistle Corridor

13:30 - 18:00  Student Research Presentation Award Committee 2Mackenzie Chown A323
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I1: Developing Curriculum Guidelines for Canadian Statistics Undergraduate ProgramsAcademic South 217
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I2: Genomic Data Analysis, Modelling and TestingWelch - David Howes
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I3: Long Memory Time SeriesThistle 242
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I4: Methods in Survival Analysis Motivated by challenges in clinical dataThistle 247
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I5: On Some Applications of James-Stein Shrinkage EstimationThistle 246
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I6: Risk Measures in Actuarial ScienceThistle 256
13:30 - 15:00  2D-C1: Actuarial Science and Finance 2Thistle 255
13:30 - 15:00  2D-C2: Biostatistics: Treatment ComparisonsThistle 254
13:30 - 15:00  2D-C3: Statistical Computing and VisualizationThistle 257
13:30 - 14:45  2D-C4: Statistical GeneticsThistle 259
13:30 - 15:00  2D-C5: Statistical Inference and Applications 1Thistle 258

14:45 - 15:30  Coffee BreakThistle Corridor across from Thistle 255

15:30 - 17:00  2E-I1: Adaption and Approximation in Markov Chain Monte CarloThistle 242
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I2: Building a Research Career: From New Investigator to PresentWelch - David Howes
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I3: Design and Methodological Issues in Health Studies of Vulnerable PopulationsThistle 247
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I4: Inference and Prediction from Distributed DataThistle 258
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I5: Statistical Challenges in Large-Scale InferenceThistle 246
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I6: Survey Methodology in a Big Data WorldAcademic South 217
15:30 - 16:30  2E-C1: Biostatistics: New Inferential StrategiesThistle 255
15:30 - 17:00  2E-C2: Probability and EstimationThistle 257
15:30 - 17:00  2E-C3: Regression ModelsThistle 254
15:30 - 17:00  2E-C4: Statistical Applications and MethodsThistle 256
15:30 - 17:00  2E-C5: Statistical Inference and Applications 2Thistle 259

17:00 - 18:00  NSERC Discovery Grant Application WorkshopThistle 256
17:00 - 18:00  Actuarial Science Section General MeetingThistle 255
17:00 - 18:00  Biostatistics Section General MeetingThistle 242
17:00 - 18:00  Business and Industrial Statistics Section General MeetingThistle 257
17:00 - 18:00  Probability Section General MeetingThistle 258
17:00 - 18:00  Statistical Education Section General MeetingThistle 259
17:00 - 18:00  Survey Methods Section General MeetingThistle 246

18:15 - 19:05  Banquet- Cocktails and Cash BarMarket Hall

19:05 - 22:00  Banquet- Dinner ServiceMarket Hall

 

Wednesday June 1
8:15 - 16:00  RegistrationThistle Corridor across from Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

8:45 - 9:45  3A-A1: CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics AddressThistle 325
8:45 - 9:45  3A-A2: SSC Impact Award SessionWelch - David Howes

9:50 - 10:30  Coffee BreakThistle Corridor across from Thistle 255

10:20 - 11:50  3B-I1: Analysis of Complex Survey DataThistle 258
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I2: Analysis of Genomic Sequencing Data in FamiliesWelch - David Howes
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I3: High-dimensional Statistics: Challenges and Recent DevelopmentsThistle 242
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I4: Statistical Theory and Modeling for Functional Data AnalysisThistle 246
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I5: Staying Up-To-Date As a Practicing BiostatisticianThistle 325
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I6: The Theory of Dispersion Models with ApplicationsAcademic South 217
10:20 - 11:50  3B-C1: Biostatistics: Survival AnalysisThistle 256
10:20 - 11:20  3B-C2: Time Dependent DataThistle 255

12:00 - 13:30  Accreditation CommitteeThistle 259
12:00 - 13:30  Actuarial Science Section Executive Committee 2Thistle 254
12:00 - 13:30  Biostatistics Section Executive Committee 2Thistle 255
12:00 - 13:30  Probability Section Executive Committee 2Thistle 256
12:00 - 13:30  Program CommitteeThistle 242
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Section Executive Committee 2Thistle 257
12:00 - 13:30  Student and Recent Graduate CommitteeThistle 246
12:00 - 13:30  Survey Methods Section Executive Committee Meeting 2Thistle 258

13:30 - 14:30  3C-I1: Isobel Loutit LectureThistle 242
13:30 - 14:30  3C-I2: Survey Methods Section Presidential Invited AddressAcademic South 204
13:30 - 14:30  3C-A1: CJS Award AddressWelch - David Howes
13:30 - 14:30  3C-A2: Pierre Robillard Award AddressThistle 325

14:30 - 15:00  Coffee BreakThistle Corridor across from Thistle 255

15:00 - 16:30  3D-I1: Financial and Actuarial MathematicsThistle 242
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I2: High Frequency DataThistle 325
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I3: Network Meta-AnalysisThistle 246
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I4: Statistical Methods for Analysing Cancer DataWelch - David Howes

16:45 - 18:00  Board of Directors 2Thistle 253

18:00 - 19:00  Executive Committee 2Thistle 253