Schedule - Overview

 
Saturday June 13
18:00 - 23:00  Executive Committee 1, Lord Nelson Hotel - Vanguard 1
 
Sunday June 14
8:00 - 17:30  Registration, McCain Lobby

9:00 - 14:00  Board of Directors 1, McCain 2021
9:00 - 16:00  GARCH Modeling in Financial Engineering, Rowe 1014
9:00 - 16:00  Identifying and Addressing Difficult Concepts for Students in an Introductory Statistics Course, Rowe 1007
9:00 - 16:00  Propensity Scores: Methods, Models, and Adjustments, Rowe 1011
9:00 - 16:00  Record Linkage Methods: Theory and Application, McCain 2184

14:30 - 17:00  Department Heads Meeting, McCain 2190
14:30 - 17:00  Fundraising Committee, McCain 2198
14:30 - 17:00  Website Redesign Committee, McCain 1198

17:00 - 18:00  Information on 2015 NSERC Discovery Grant Competition, Rowe 1011

18:00 - 20:00  Welcome Reception, McCain Lobby

19:30 COWIS dinner (open to all), The Wooden Monkey, 1707 Grafton Street, Halifax

20:00 Informal Gathering of New Investigators, Split Crow Pub, 1855 Granville Street, Halifax
 
Monday June 15
7:30 - 17:00  Registration, McCain Lobby

8:30 - 8:45  1A-A1: Inaugural Session, McCain - Ondaatje

8:45 - 9:50  1A-A2: SSC Presidential Invited Address, McCain - Ondaatje

9:50 - 10:30  Coffee Break, Student Union Building - McInness

10:20 - 11:50  1B-I1: Combinatorial Probability, Rowe 1011
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I2: Getting to Know our Students in the Electronic Age: Did the Dog Really Eat the Homework?, Rowe 1028
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I3: Recent Advances in Predictive Methods in Actuarial Science, Mona Campbell 1108
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I4: Recursive Partitioning and Regression Trees, McCain - Scotiabank
10:20 - 11:50  1B-I5: Statistics in Biosciences: Statistical Methods for Big Data from Health Science, McCain - Ondaatje
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C1: Biostatistics: Genetics and Imaging Topics, McCain 2102
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C2: Environmetrics, McCain 2170
10:20 - 11:35  1B-C3: Overdispersion, Mixtures, and Related Topics, McCain 2184
10:20 - 11:50  1B-C4: Time Series and Probability, McCain 2198

12:00 - 13:30  Actuarial Science Section Executive Committee 1, McCain - Scotiabank
12:00 - 18:00  Award for Case Studies in Data Analysis Committee 1, McCain 2116
12:00 - 13:30  Biostatistics Section Executive Committee 1, McCain 2170
12:00 - 13:30  Business and Industrial Statistics Section Executive Committee 1, McCain 2184
12:00 - 13:30  Probability Section Executive Committee 1, McCain 2198
12:00 - 13:30  Publications Committee, McCain - Ondaatje
12:00 - 13:30  Research Committee, McCain 2102
12:00 - 13:30  SSC Bylaws Committee, Rowe 1011
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Section Executive Committee 1, McCain 2132
12:00 - 17:30  1C-D1: Case Study 1: Youth Employment and the 2008 Crisis, Student Union Building - McInness
12:00 - 17:30  1C-D2: Case Study 2: Baseball Strategies, Student Union Building - McInness

13:30 - 15:00  1D-I1: Advances in High-Dimensional Statistical Inference, Rowe 1028
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I2: Business and Industrial Applications, McCain - Scotiabank
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I3: Novel Statistical Methods for Patient-Reported Outcome Measures, McCain - Ondaatje
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I4: Recent Developments in Small Area Estimation, McCain 2170
13:30 - 15:00  1D-I5: BFF Inference and Beyond – Building a Unified Foundation for Statistical Inference, Rowe 1011
13:30 - 14:45  1D-C1: Actuarial Science and Finance 1, McCain 2184
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C2: Biostatistics in Action 1, McCain 2198
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C3: Biostatistics: Dealing with Incomplete Data, McCain 2116
13:30 - 15:00  1D-C4: Foundations and Nonparametrics, McCain 2102

14:45 - 15:30  Coffee Break, Student Union Building - McInness

15:30 - 17:00  1E-I1: Big Data Analysis: Methodology and Applications, McCain - Scotiabank
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I2: Methodological developments that could impact the practice of statistics, McCain - Ondaatje
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I3: Novel Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Education, Rowe 1011
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I4: Statistical Methods in Molecular Evolution, Rowe 1028
15:30 - 17:00  1E-I5: Stochastic Processes and Applications, McCain 2170
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C1: Complex Correlation Structures and Zero-Heavy Data, McCain 2198
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C2: Experimental Design, Simulation, and Reliability, McCain 2116
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C3: Statistical Science for Ocean Ecosystems, McCain 2184
15:30 - 17:00  1E-C4: Statistics in Action: A Smörgåsbord, McCain 2102

17:00 - 19:00  Accredited Members Mixer, Howe Hall - Cameron
17:00 - 18:00  SSC Annual General Meeting, McCain - Scotiabank

18:30 - 20:30  Student BBQ, Howe Hall - Cameron Dining Room
 
Tuesday June 16
8:15 - 17:00  Registration, McCain Lobby

8:45 - 9:50  2A-A: Gold Medal Address, McCain - Ondaatje

9:50 - 10:30  Coffee Break, Student Union Building - McInness

10:20 - 11:50  2B-I1: Modelling of Temporally Correlated Multivariate Counts, Mona Campbell 1108
10:20 - 11:50  2B-I2: Recent Advances in Copula Dependence Modelling, McCain - Ondaatje
10:20 - 11:50  2B-I3: Recent Advances in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Rowe 1020
10:20 - 11:50  2B-I4: Statistical Inference in the Presence of Missing Survey Data, Rowe 1028
10:20 - 11:50  2B-I5: Uncertainty Quantification in Ocean and Environmental Models, McCain - Scotiabank
10:20 - 11:35  2B-C1: Biostatistics: Methodological Innovation 1, McCain 2198
10:20 - 11:50  2B-C2: Methodological Advances: A Smörgåsbord, McCain 2102
10:20 - 11:50  2B-C3: Statistical Science for Genetics and Genomics, McCain 2170
10:20 - 11:40  2B-C4: Statistics Education, McCain 2184

12:00 - 13:30  Accreditation General Meeting, McCain 2170
12:00 - 18:00  Award for Case Studies in Data Analysis Committee 2, McCain 2184
12:00 - 13:30  CJS Editorial Board, McCain 2102
12:00 - 13:30  Census at School Committee, McCain 2198
12:00 - 13:30  Committee on New Investigators, McCain 2132
12:00 - 13:00  MacMillan Education Demo: Using LaunchPad in Introductory Statistics Courses for Online Homework and Assessment, Rowe 1020
12:00 - 13:30  Office Committee, Rowe 1011
12:00 - 13:30  Public Relations Committee, McCain - Ondaatje
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Committee, McCain - Scotiabank
12:00 - 17:30  2C-P: Poster Session, Student Union Building - McInness

13:30 - 15:00  2D-I1: Actuarial Graduate Students Presentations, Rowe 1011
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I2: Big Data and Neuroimaging, Rowe 1020
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I3: Recent Developments in Nonparametric Statistics, McCain 2102
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I4: Showcasing New Investigating Women in Statistics, McCain - Scotiabank
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I5: Survival Modelling with Environmental Applications, Rowe 1028
13:30 - 15:00  2D-I6: Teaching Effective Communication of Statistical Ideas to Non-Statisticians, McCain - Ondaatje
13:30 - 14:45  2D-C1: Bayes and Likelihood: Models and Algorithms, McCain 2170
13:30 - 14:45  2D-C2: Robust Methods, McCain 2198
13:30 - 14:45  2D-C3: Theoretical Developments, McCain 2184

14:45 - 15:30  Coffee Break, Student Union Building - McInness

15:30 - 17:00  2E-I1: Extreme Value Theory and Applications, McCain - Ondaatje
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I2: Interviews, Grants, and Family Balance for New Investigators: A Panel Discussion, McCain - Scotiabank
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I3: Recent Developments in Statistical Genomic Modelling and Analysis, Rowe 1020
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I4: Statistical Approaches for Big Data, Rowe 1028
15:30 - 17:00  2E-I5: eLearning in Statistics – Successes and Opportunities, Rowe 1011
15:30 - 16:45  2E-C1: Actuarial Science and Finance 2, McCain 2198
15:30 - 17:00  2E-C2: Biostatistics: Methodological Innovation 2, McCain 2102
15:30 - 16:45  2E-C3: Data Visualization and Multivariate Methods, McCain 2170
15:30 - 17:00  2E-C4: Survey Methodology, McCain 2184

17:00 - 18:00  NSERC Discovery Grant Application Workshop, McCain - Scotiabank
17:00 - 18:00  Actuarial Science Section General Meeting, McCain 2170
17:00 - 18:00  Biostatistics Section General Meeting, Rowe 1011
17:00 - 18:00  Probability Section General Meeting, McCain 2184
17:00 - 18:00  Statistical Education Section General Meeting, McCain 2198
17:00 - 18:00  Student Research Presentation Award Committee, McCain 2118
17:00 - 18:00  Survey Methods Section General Meeting, McCain 2132

18:15 - 19:05  Banquet- Cocktails and Cash Bar, Cunard Centre

19:05 - 22:00  Banquet- Dinner Service, Cunard Centre
 
Wednesday June 17
8:15 - 16:00  Registration, McCain Lobby

8:45 - 9:50  3A-A1: CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics Address, McCain - Scotiabank
8:45 - 9:50  3A-A2: SSC Impact Award Address, McCain - Ondaatje

9:50 - 10:30  Coffee Break, Student Union Building - McInness

10:20 - 11:50  3B-I1: Actuarial, Financial and Quantitative Risk Management, McCain - Ondaatje
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I2: DASF 90 - A Celebration of the Contributions of Don Fraser, OC, McCain - Scotiabank
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I3: Statistical Methods for Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits, Rowe 1011
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I4: Total Survey Error, Mona Campbell 1108
10:20 - 11:50  3B-I5: Using TMB to Quickly and Robustly Solve Problems from Marine Ecology, Rowe 1028
10:20 - 11:35  3B-C1: Big Data and Networks, McCain 2198
10:20 - 11:50  3B-C2: Biostatistics in Action 2, McCain 2102
10:20 - 11:50  3B-C3: Biostatistics: Causal Inference and Measurement Error, McCain 2116
10:20 - 11:50  3B-C4: Time Series and Longitudinal Analysis, McCain 2162

12:00 - 13:30  Accreditation Committee, McCain 2021
12:00 - 13:30  Actuarial Science Section Executive Committee 2, McCain 2162
12:00 - 13:30  Biostatistics Section Executive Committee 2, McCain 2176
12:00 - 13:30  Business and Industrial Statistics Section General Meeting, McCain 2198
12:00 - 13:30  Probability Section Executive Committee 2, McCain 2116
12:00 - 13:30  Program Committee, McCain - Scotiabank
12:00 - 13:30  Statistical Education Section Executive Committee 2, McCain 2102
12:00 - 13:30  Student and Recent Graduate Committee, Rowe 1011
12:00 - 13:30  Treasurers, Rowe 1028

13:30 - 14:30  3C-A1: Isobel Loutit Invited Address, Rowe 1028
13:30 - 14:30  3C-A2: Survey Methods Section Presidential Invited Address, Rowe 1011
13:30 - 14:30  3C-A3: CJS Award Address, McCain - Ondaatje
13:30 - 14:30  3C-A4: Pierre Robillard Award Address, McCain - Scotiabank

14:30 - 15:00  Coffee Break, Student Union Building - McInness

15:00 - 16:30  3D-I1: Applications of Mixed-Effect Models in the Health Sciences, Rowe 1011
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I2: Limit Theorems With Applications, McCain 2198
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I3: Maritime Ecology, McCain - Scotiabank
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I4: R Packages for Teaching, McCain - Ondaatje
15:00 - 16:30  3D-I5: Statistical Application and Modeling for Functional Data Analysis, Rowe 1028

16:45 - 18:00  Board of Directors 2, McCain 2021

18:00 - 19:00  Executive Committee 2, Risley Hall, Rooms 1 & 2