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    • 28 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 29 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • Strasbourg, France

     The Centennial of the International Mathematical Union

    As you may know, the IMU was founded in September 1920 in Strasbourg, France. On  the occasion of the centennial of the IMU, we are organizing the conference               

     Mathematics without Borders
    The Centennial of the International Mathematical Union
                 

    You are cordially invited to participate in this conference. We will get back

    with further information regarding registration, accommodation, etc as

    soon as it is available. 

     


    • 29 Sep 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Virtual via Zoom

    Times: 

    From 6pm and concluding by 7pm: Presentation on Zoom

    Virtual pre-drinks and nibbles are provided, but they don't taste as good as the real thing!


    Register in advance for this meeting

    Please register in advance for this meeting at https://anu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYldOmtpz8iE9KTbK1JPzZrpNl5RumEmwaI. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the meeting. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ssacanberra@gmail.com.


    SpeakerAnders Holmberg, Chief Methodologist, Australian Bureau of Statistics


    Topic:  What is the difference and does it matter? Reflections on how the methodology work in official statistics relates among countries and on the Australian opportunities therein.


    Abstract:  The topic of the seminar is how statistical laws, societal structures, education systems, history and organisational culture affect how methodological work is done in official statistics. The lecture highlights both understandable and strange differences in why statistical products, despite having the same purpose, are produced in different ways in different countries. Other reflections that are made are about the national statistical offices' approaches to, and their opportunities for collaboration with others in society. This influences which questions are prioritized and how future methodological work programs are designed.


    Biography:  Dr. Anders Holmberg is the Chief Methodologist/General Manager of the Methodology Division at the Australian Bureau of Statistics since September 2019. He has a background working with various types of data sources for official statistics in many different countries including Sweden, Cambodia, New Zealand and Norway. He has been a member of Eurostat's Directors of Methodology group and is still a member of the Methodology Advisory boards of Statistics Netherlands and Statistics Sweden. As a practitioner he has worked with the design and collection of sample survey data, the use of multiple administrative data sources in population censuses and administrative data about people, businesses and properties for statistical and research purposes. As one of the statisticians he also worked with the build-up of Statistics Sweden's data laboratory for research and data integration MONA, (Microdata ONline Access).


    Website link: 

    https://statsoc.org.au/Canberra-Branch-meetings
    • 30 Sep 2020
    • 11:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • 2 Oct 2020
    • 1:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • via Zoom
    • 11
    Registration is closed

    Please join us for the following online workshop

    Semiparametric Regression with R

    to be held over three days:

    11:00am-1:00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Wednesday 30th September 2020

    11:00am-1:00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Thursday 1st October 2020

    11:00am-1:00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Friday 2nd October 2020

    About the presenter

    Matt P. Wand is a Distinguished Professor of Statistics at the University of Technology Sydney. He has held faculty appointments at Harvard University, Rice University, Texas A&M University, the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong. Professor Wand is an elected fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. He was awarded two of the Australian Academy of Science's medals for statistical research: the Moran Medal in 1997 and the Hannan Medal in 2013. In 2014 he was awarded the Statistical Society of Australia's Pitman Medal. He has served as an associate editor for several journals including Biometrika, Journal of the American Statistical Association and Statistica Sinica. He has co-authored 2 books, more than 120 journal articles and 6 R packages on semiparametric regression and related areas.

    Further details about Professor Wand’s research, and every paper he has written, are on the website.


    About the course

    Semiparametric regression methods build on parametric regression models by allowing more flexible relationships between the predictors and the response variables. Examples of semiparametric regression include generalized additive models, additive mixed models and spatial smoothing. The presenter's goal is to provide an easy-to-follow applied course on semiparametric regression methods using R. There is a vast literature on the semiparametric regression methods. However, most of it is geared towards researchers with advanced knowledge of statistical methods. This course is intended for applied statistical analysts who have some familiarity with R.

    This short course explains the techniques and benefits of semiparametric regression in a concise and modular fashion. Spline functions, linear mixed models and Bayesian hierarchical models are shown to play an important role in semiparametric regression. There will be a strong emphasis on implementation in R and rstan with most of the short-course spent doing computing exercises.

    The workshop is based on the in-press book “Semiparametric Regression with R” by  J. Harezlak, D. Ruppert and M.P. Wand (Springer, 2018), with website http://semiparametric-regression-with-r.net/, and has the companion methodology and theory book “Semiparametric Regression” by D. Ruppert, M.P. Wand and R.J. Carroll (Cambridge University Press, 2003), with website.

    Target Audience

    Most of the course will be geared towards researchers with intermediate to advanced knowledge of statistical, particularly regression, methods.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Introduction to semiparametric regression at the applied level

    2. Implementation of the presented methods in R and rstan

    3. Application of the newly learned methods to a variety of datasets


    Fees

    Early Bird rates (Registration and payment before 1 September)

    Early Bird SSA Members

    $150

    Early Bird Non-Members

    $390

    Early Bird Students

    $100

    Early Bird Non-Member Students

    $130


    Rates from 1 September 

    SSA Members

    $200

    Non-Members

    $440

    SSA Student Members

    $150

    Non Member Students

    $180


    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations received prior to Wednesday, 23 September 2020 will be refunded, minus a $25 administration fee.

    From then onwards no part of the registration fee will be refunded. However, registrations are transferable within the same organisation. Please advise any changes to eo@statsoc.org.au.

    Our Guarantee

    Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of SSA do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

    Event Cancellation or Postponement

    SSA reserves exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God'. If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. 

    Consent to Use of Photographic Images

    Registration and attendance at, or participation in, SSA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by SSA. 

    • 30 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 1 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 2 sessions
    • Perth
    • 144
    Register

    The Young Statisticians Network (YSN) WA Branch presents its 11th biennial workshop, this year the event will take place online! This free workshop is open to everyone including non-members.

    The full workshop website with all details is at https://ysw2020.netlify.app/

    Confirmed and distinguished presenters come from a variety of backgrounds, including:

    • Environmental informatics
    • Business and economics
    • Consulting
    • Government organisations

    The Young Statisticians Network (YSN) is a friendly exchange platform for students and early career professionals (graduated within the last 5-years), working in the field of statistics, with the goal to:

    • Discuss current trends and share news in the filed of statistics
    • Provide a space to mingle about stats and data analysis
    • Promote collaborations and career opportunities
    • Support the interests of early career professionals to the wider statistic community in Australia

    Schedule

    The exact schedule is being finalised, but the start times of each session will remain as currently advertised.

    • 30th September 9:30 am to 1:00 pm AWST
    • 1st October 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm AWST

    Call for student and early career presenters

    We are looking for professional statisticians and students that are interested in sharing their work and experiences. The presentations should give an overview of your work and the content should be relevant to the wider field of statistics. This can range from introducing new methodologies or application demonstrations to sharing hands-on experience in the application of stats to “real-life data”.

    As this is an online event, there will be digital presentations in addition to oral presentations. Please the Abstracts section of the workshop website for submission details.

    Oral abstracts are due Monday 14th September 2020.

    Web poster presentation abstracts due 10 am (AWST) Monday 28th September 2020. The presentations themselves (either as a file or a URL) should be received by noon (AWST) Tuesday 29th September. 

    Registration

    The web-conference event will be streamed with zoom.us. Please register on this page.

    We are committed to provide a positive and inclusive experience for all presenters and other conference members, as such we expect all attendees to follow the Statistical Society of Australia’s Code of Conduct.

    Contact

    Please send your queries to ysmurdoch@gmail.com

    For further information, see the workshop website https://ysw2020.netlify.app/

    • 30 Sep 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Zoom

    Monte Carlo Secrets Revealed - A (Zoom) Arena Spectacular 

    Speaker: Dr Robert Salomone, University of New South Wales

    Abstract: Monte Carlo methods, that is, algorithms that employ randomness to estimate some quantity of interest, are widely used in many fields (e.g., Statistics, Machine Learning, Applied Probability, Finance, Econometrics). In this talk, I will give a big-picture overview of some seeming ‘magic’ advanced Monte Carlo techniques that seem like they shouldn’t be possible, highlights include: (i) estimating the probability of something that occurs one time in a trillion without simulating a trillion times (Rare Event Simulation), (ii) obtaining more accurate estimates with the same amount of samples using problem information or even '‘for free'’ (Variance Reduction / Stein Operators), as well as (iii) recent techniques to approximately (but very accurately and quickly) sample from intractable probability distributions, even in the presence of ‘big data’ (Modern Sampling Algorithms) and why this is important. Throughout, I will discuss some examples from my own work, but the talk is intended as an overall conceptual introduction to a variety of advanced Monte Carlo techniques, which will follow a basic introduction. 

    Biography: Robert Salomone is a Research Fellow with the Australian Centre of Excellence Centre for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), based at UNSW Sydney. His research interests primarily lie in computational methodology at the intersection of statistics and machine learning. i.e., using mathematics in smart ways to improve computation for difficult problems. He completed his PhD in Statistics at The University of Queensland in 2018.

    Please note for security reasons, you will need to register in advance for this meeting: https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvdOGqqj4oHt1lENgSdXQacw2HgevZ7KHl
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    Any questions, please feel free to contact: secretary.nswbranch@statsoc.org.au

    • 6 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • via Zoom, please check your local time
    Register

    The Business Analytics Section of the SSA is pleased to announce the following webinar:

    Its Alive! Frankenstein for President

    to be presented by James J. Cochran on 6 October 2020 at 12 pm AEDT via Zoom.

    About this webinar:
    History is littered with egregious failures of political polls to call the winner of an election (President Thomas Dewey?). In each of the four most recent U.S. Presidential elections, national polls have generally agreed on the outcome immediately prior to the casting of the ballots; the general consensus of the polls was wrong in half of those elections (2004 and 2016). There are many possible reasons for these failures, perhaps most notably of which is the unwillingness or inability of respondents to tell pollsters for whom they intend to vote. In this talk, I will describe an approach that addresses this problem for U.S. Presidential elections through i) estimating of the relative value each respondent associates with each possible position on each salient attribute, ii) asking each respondent what position she or he believes each candidate holds on each of these issues, and iii) using these results to estimate the number of votes each candidate will take in the electoral college. Notably, results of this methodology can also be used to find the collection of positions on the salient issues that optimizes one candidate’s expected electoral college votes, determine regions and demographic groups over which a candidate’s support is weak, assess the relative importance of the salient issues, and determine on which important issues the candidate’s position/message is not perceived consistently by the voters. Empirical results of an execution of this methodology for the 2004 U.S. Presidential election will also be discussed.

    About the presenter
    James J. Cochran Is the Rogers-Spivey Fellow and Associate Dean for Research with the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business. He has been a Visiting Scholar with Stanford University, the University of South Africa, the Universidad de Talca, Pôle Universitaire Léonard De Vinci, the University of Limpopo, and the University of Namibia. He holds honorary faculty appointments with the University of KwaZulu Natal and the University of Limpopo.

    Dr. Cochran’s research focuses on problems at the interface of statistics and operations research, and he has taught a wide range of statistics and operations courses from the introductory undergraduate level through PhD seminars. He has published fourteen book chapters and over fifty research articles, and he is coauthor of seven textbooks in statistics, operations research, and analytics. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Wiley Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Oxford Anthology of Statistics in Sports series, and INFORMS Analytics Body of Knowledge. He has served as a consultant to a wide variety of corporations, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations around the world.

    Dr. Cochran established an international teaching effectiveness colloquium series and organized these events in Uruguay, South Africa, Colombia, India, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Nepal, Cameroon, Croatia, Cuba (twice), Estonia, Fiji, Mongolia, Moldova, Bulgaria, Tunisia, and Grenada. He was a founding co-chair of Statistics without Borders and a founding committee member for INFORMS Pro Bono Analytics initiative. He has delivered keynotes to conferences in twenty-five nations.

    Dr. Cochran has received the INFORMS Prize for the Teaching of OR/MS Practice, Mu Sigma Rho Statistical Education Award, Waller Distinguished Teaching Career Award, and Karl E. Peace Award for outstanding statistical contributions for the betterment of society. He is a Fellow of both the American Statistical Association and INFORMS, and he has received both the American Statistical Association’s Founders Award and the INFORMS President’s Award.

    This event is free, but you will need to register to be able to participate.

    The webinar will be recorded and made available to members of SSA via the members-only pages of the SSA website in due course.

    Our Guarantee
    Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of SSA do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

    Event Cancellation or Postponement
    SSA reserves exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God'. If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. 

    Consent to Use of Photographic Images
    Registration and attendance at, or participation in, SSA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by SSA. 


    • 7 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Virtual via Zoom
    Register
    • Interested in a relaxed evening of social fun and non-statistics mayhem with fellow SSA members?
    • Want to see some of Australia's best presenters in statistics/data science strut their stuff??
    • Want to earn some money (cause you know...this always gets people interested!)???


    SSA NSW + Canberra is hosting a joint social event where we have invited some of the best statisticians/data scientists around Australia to present a set of lightning talks. The catch? It won't be on statistics, in fact, they won't even know what topic they will be presenting on until shortly beforehand! Think of it like poetry-slam but with slides (slide-slam!), or for those who remember, the show "Thank God you're here"


    Date: Wednesday 7 October


    Time: Roughly 6pm to 7pm. There will probably be some time beforehand if people want to pop in and mingle.


    Some of awesome speakers lined up (shout outs to them for volunteering to take part!):

    • Janan Arslan (Melb)
    • Alan Huang (UQ)
    • Jessica Kazsa (Monash)
    • Hien Nguyen (La Trobe)
    • Jake Olivier (UNSW)
    • Alice Richardson (ANU)
    • Louise Ryan (UTS)
    • Georgy Sofronov (MQ)


    How will it work (roughly speaking)?
    Speakers will be provided with their topic and a handful of slides a shortly before their talk. Then the evening will proceed like how many speed talk sessions are run e.g., ~five mins per talk, people can ask a few quick questions afterwards. There will be a poll at the end for people to vote on the winner (and they will be showered with applause and a bit of money)!

    Of course this event is all about having a bit of fun and keeping the spirits up, especially in this current environment, so it is important we do not take the evening too seriously. At the same time, please keep in mind that, as with all events, attendees must behave and interact in an appropriate manner as reflected in the SSA code of conduct.


    Say no more! How do I register?!
    For security reasons, registration to attend the online branch meeting is required beforehand. Please register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email in due course containing information about joining the meeting. Any questions, please feel free to contact ssacanberra@gmail.com  


    Submit your slides!
    Lastly, we are inviting anyone who has slides which they think will be appropriate for such a slide slam to contribute them to ssacanberra@gmail.com. There is no requirement on the slides, only that they are not on a topic connected to statistics or data science! Please also keep in mind that any slides should not contain material that is insulting, hateful, obscene or offensive. 

    An example of such slides can be found here

    If we end up using your slides in some form, then you will receive a $25 prize voucher! 


    Regards,

    Thomas Fung, Francis Hui, and Gordana Popovic

    SSA NSW + Canberra




    • 13 Oct 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • Perth

    Details to be advised.

    For further information please contact the Branch Secretary, Rick Tankard, Murdoch University.  He can be reached by email at rick.tankard@murdoch.edu.au or by phone at (08) 9360 2820.


    • 14 Oct 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • via Zoom
    • 99
    Register

    You are warmly invited to the following webinar hosted by SSA Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Section:

    Inferring genetic relatedness to identify disease-causing variants and selection signals

    held on Friday, 14 October 2020 at 11:30PM AEDT via Zoom, exclusively for members of SSA.

    This event is presented by Melanie Bahlo (The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research).

    About this webinar:

    The concept of genetic ancestors is very useful in solving many interesting scientific questions in population genetics and biomedical research. Modelling, or at least recognizing, that genetic signals in genomes of living things are often underpinned by the notion of a genetic ancestor can deliver powerful genetic insights, ranging from identifying hidden genetic relationships between individuals that can pinpoint disease-causing variants in human genomes, to identifying signals of genetic selection in plasmodium, the pathogen that causes malaria. These are two examples that will be discussed during this talk. Some of the statistical techniques applied are simulation methods, hidden Markov models, likelihood ratio tests, permutation testing and outlier detection. These are used to examine large genomic data sets, often processed with third party software generated with its own complex statistical analysis techniques, requiring careful quality controls

    About the presenter:

    Professor Bahlo is Theme Leader for “Healthy Development and Ageing” at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, overseeing the scientific strategy for three divisions, including the Population Health and Immunity division which she co-established in 2015. 

    A bioinformatician/statistical geneticist with over 20 years’ experience, Professor Bahlo’s research focus is the understanding of the genetic basis of human diseases, with a focus on neurological and retinal disorders including epilepsy, ataxia and age-related macular degeneration.

    Leading a statistical genetics laboratory since 2007, Professor Bahlo’s innovative analysis methods have led to major genetic discoveries to identify new genes and genetic pathways, recognized for her contributions to science as a winner of the AAS Moran Medal and the Genetics Society of Australia’s Ross Crozier medal. 

    Registration

    This event is open to ALL, but you will need to register. Registration is a 2-step process. Please use the registration link on the left to register with SSA. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link for the registration with Zoom.  Please complete the registration with Zoom at your earliest convenience as places on our Zoom platform are limited!

    This event will be recorded and the recording added to SSA’s webinar page in due course after the event.

    Would you please note that the times stated are AEDT?

    Cancellation Policy

    Our Guarantee
    Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of SSA do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

    Event Cancellation or Postponement
    SSA reserves exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God'. If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. 

    Consent to Use of Photographic Images
    Registration and attendance at, or participation in, SSA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by SSA. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Marie-Louise Rankin, SSA Executive Officer.


    • 20 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Zoom

    Title: World Statistics day - Work on the additional data collection and work that the ABS has done during COVID-19

    Biography: Marcel van Kints joined the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 1996. His career has focused on macroeconomic statistics, at both the national and international level, with expertise in price statistics. Marcel has complemented his ABS experience with international experience at the United Nations in New York; and applied his statistical knowledge and experience to source and develop empirical evidence to support the Henry Tax Review at The Treasury. Marcel currently leads the ABS Data Integration Division to shape ABS data strategy and provide data services, particularly in support of the Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA) program. Marcel has tertiary qualifications in economics and statistics, and has completed a Masters of Public Administration from the Australian National University. Marcel has authored several conference and academic articles.

    • 20 Oct 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Webinar via Zoom
    Register

    Join the Victorian Branch in celebrating World Statistics Day 2020 with our annual Belz Lecture. This event is co-hosted with the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Melbourne. We are delighted to present a webinar and Q&A delivered by Teresa Dickinson, Deputy Australian Statistician.

    “To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved”: a maxim for official statistics?

    The population of Australia on 24 August 2020 was 25,652,160. Full-time adult average weekly earnings in May 2020 were $1,713.90. While these numbers are certainly precise, can users trust they are accurate?

    The next Australian Census will ask information about your income, ancestry and long-term health conditions. Can you trust that the ABS will keep this personal data secure and only release it in ways that cannot identify you?

    The theme for World Statistics Day, which acknowledges the fundamental importance of statistics for informed decision making, is “Connecting the world with data we trust”.

    This talk explores the concept of trust in relation to the official statistics produced by government. It looks at both trust in the statistics produced (the numbers) and trust in statistical institutions and how they behave, and explains why trust is now a big issue for National Statistical Offices (NSOs). It explores how the ABS and other NSOs are working to strengthen trust amongst stakeholders, including the public.

    Teresa Dickinson

    Teresa Dickinson is a Deputy Australian Statistician with the Australian Bureau of Statistics, where her responsibilities include leading the 2021 Census. Teresa has nearly 20 years of senior leadership experience in official statistics in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to working in official statistics she worked in a range of statistical roles in consulting and government, including 9 years with the CSIRO. Teresa is a passionate believer in the power of data to improve lives and is proud of the place ABS has in informing Australia’s most important decisions.

    There will be a social event after the conclusion of the Belz Lecture. Details are still being finalised and we will update this page once registration for the social event is available.

    • 21 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Zoom

    2020 Lancaster Lecture for World Statistics Day. Details to follow shortly.

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • Perth, WA

    Details to be advised.

    For further information please contact the Branch Secretary, Rick Tankard, Murdoch University.  He can be reached by email at rick.tankard@murdoch.edu.au or by phone at (08) 9360 2820.


    • 11 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 12 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 2 sessions
    • Online
    • 16
    Register

    Statistical Society of Australia warmly invites you to a workshop on data visualisation with R, taught by Prof. Di Cook and Dr. Emi Tanaka.

    This is a repeat of the July workshop. Please note there may be slight changes based on past participant feedback.

    About the workshop:

    Data visualisation is a key statistical tool for effective communication and to understand aspects of data and models. The statistical language R is used widely for data analysis and visualization, e.g. the BBC Visual and Data Journalism team uses ggplot2 R-package to create production-ready charts. This workshop (on Day 1) will teach you how to create production-ready graphics using the grammar of graphics implemented in ggplot2 R-package. In addition, the workshop (on Day 2) will teach you how to construct more complex plots, including maps, and discuss inference for statistical graphics to understand if what we see in a plot is really there. The workshop will be hands-on with plenty of practical examples.

    About the presenters:

    Dianne Cook is Professor of Business Analytics at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.  She is a world leader in data visualisation, especially the visualisation of high-dimensional data using tours with low-dimensional projections, and projection pursuit.  She is currently focussing on bridging the gap between exploratory graphics and statistical inference.  Di is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, past editor of the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, current editor of the R Journal,  elected Ordinary Member of the R Foundation, and elected member of the International Statistical Institute. 

    Emi Tanaka is a Lecturer in Statistics at Monash University and the Vice President of SSA Vic. She is currently working on a statistical theory for conducting inference using data plots and is an early career researcher in multi-level modelling, and experimental design. She is an experienced and enthusiastic R user and instructor, and regularly teaches university courses and workshops to the broader community on data visualisation, including ggplot2.

    Target audience:

    Day 1 is suitable for those who know R but are not familiar or comfortable with using ggplot2 or would like a refresher on ggplot2. 

    Day 2 is aimed for those that have familiarity with ggplot2 but would like to delve deeper into advanced plotting techniques, including interactive plots and animating plots, and using plots for inference. 

    Learning objectives:

    Day 1: Dipping Your Toes into Data Visualization with R

    Presented by Emi Tanaka

    • Review of tidy data format

    • Basics of the grammar of graphics

    • Drawing the basic data plot types (barchart, pie chart, histogram, density plot, scatterplot, boxplot) utilising a range of common geoms and variable mappings

    • Choosing colour wisely

    • All about scales, transforming data, setting limits, changing coordinate systems, axis specifications, ordering levels of categorical axes

    • Jazzing up your plot with different themes, plot annotations and combining plots together to make a publication-ready plot

    Day 2: Diving Deeper into Data Visualization with R

    Presented by Di Cook

    • Check your knowledge, a review of basic plotting with the grammar

    • Expanding your graphics toolbox to mapping, making choropleth maps, using map images as a base

    • Making your plots speak. Adding interactive elements including mouse-over labels, and sliders for controlling parameters, using plotly. Animating plots using gganimate.

    • Learn how to decide on the best plot design for a problem, and how to  determine if what you see is a real structure.  

    Requirements:

    Day 1

    • basic R knowledge (e.g. you have used R to load data, create simple visualisations, perform basic analyses and write simple functions or more specifically, you are familiar with concepts in Cookbook for R by Winston Chang)

    • basic statistics (e.g. simple linear regression, hypothesis testing, basic summary statistics and plots)

    • computer (with ability to install R and R-packages), microphone and web camera 

    • stable internet connection

    • Install the video conferencing software, zoom and know how to use zoom

    Day 2:

    • Day 1 requirements

    • Completed Day 1 OR know basic ggplot2

    Desirable:

    • Know about tidy data (i.e. importing data and putting data into the right format for plotting)

    • Some familiarity with tidyverse

    Timetable

    Please note that we may modify the schedule slightly after feedback from our July workshop.

    Day 1

    1:30pm  3.00pm (1.5 hours)

    Session 1

    3.00pm  3.30pm

    Break / networking over virtual morning tea

    3.30pm  5:00pm (1.5 hours)

    Session 2

    12:30pm

    End of first day

    Day 2

    1.30pm  3.00pm (1.5 hours)

    Session 1

    3.00pm 3:30pm

    Break / networking over virtual morning tea

    3:30pm  5:00pm (1.5 hours)

    Session 2

    5:00pm

    End workshop


    Deadlines: Early Bird registration closes on
     22 Sep 2020. Regular registrations close on midnight on 3 Nov 2020.

    Expenses:

    Occasionally workshops have to be cancelled due to a lack of subscription. Early registration ensures that this will not happen. Please note that the Society will not be held responsible for any financial loss incurred due to a workshop cancellation.

    Financial Support:

    Financial support for SSA Vic members can be sought. For further information, please see: https://sites.google.com/view/ssavicworkshopfinsup.

    Cancellation policy:

    Cancellations received prior to 20 Oct 2020 will be refunded, minus a $20 administration fee. From then onwards no part of the registration fee will be refunded. However, registrations are transferable within the same organisation. Please advise any changes to eo@statsoc.org.au..

    Contact:

    Please contact the organisers: Rheanna Mainzer (rheanna.mainzer@gmail.com), Lidija Turkovic (lidijat@gmail.com), and Emi Tanaka (dr.emi.tanaka@gmail.com) for further details.

    • 24 Nov 2020
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Online

    SSA Canberra invites you to attend this year's Knibbs lecture, which will be presented by Prof. Ray Carroll (Texax A&M). The lecture will also celebrate the 60th birthday of Prof. Alan Welsh (ANU), and his contributions to statistics. 


    Date:  Tuesday 24th November

    Time: 12:30pm-1:45pm AEST.  

    More details will be announced closer to the date of the event, including registration to attend the Zoom meeting.


    • 2 Dec 2020
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 4 Dec 2020
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • Sydney, Australia

    The Australian Consortium of Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) will host it's 7th Social Science Methodology Conference on the 2nd to 4th of December at The University of Sydney.

    A unique feature of this conference is that it is multi-disciplinary and brings together researchers and methodologists from a range of environments and contexts.

    The conference is organised around four themes:

    1. Research paradigms and designs;
    2. Research methods and techniques;
    3. Research technology and tools;
    4. Datasets, data collections and data archiving.

    There will be two types of submissions considered:

    1. Presentations where an abstract is reviewed (abstract in the conference proceedings).
    2. Posters - including a student poster competition (abstract in the conference proceedings).

    More details will appear on the conference website soon. 

    • 7 Dec 2020
    • 11:00 AM (UTC+11:00)
    • 9 Dec 2020
    • 2:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • via Zoom, times are in AEDT
    • 484
    Register

    The Statistical Consulting Network of the SSA is pleased to invite you to the following event:

    Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting

    held on 7 - 9 December 2020 from 11am-2pm AEDT(each day).

    The Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting is a virtual event where statistical consultants can connect, present their ideas, discuss best practice, and more!  The event will feature:

    • keynote talk by Doug Zahn (Florida State)
    • Contributed talks
    • Lunchtime discussions on topical issues in consulting
    • A virtual display hall to view contributed speed talks and posters 

    The conference will be hosted in a Slack workspace, with talks held in Zoom meetings.  Slack is an intuitive channel-based messaging platform that makes it easy for conference attendees to connect with each other, publicly and privately, and to access and engage in a range of conference activities in an organised way.  The Statistical Consulting Network is part of the Statistical Society of Australia, a forum supporting consultants in the Australia/New Zealand region.

    The call for contributed presentations is open – submit your abstract now! 

    Presentations are welcome on any topic of interest to the statistical consulting community, including but not limited to:

    • Case studies
    • Challenges of private consulting
    • Dealing with the challenges of remote consulting
    • Human side of consulting
    • Research in statistical consulting
    • Strategies for consulting
    • Short course teaching

    A focus of the conference is interaction, and each day there will be an hour dedicated to lunchtime discussions around topical issues in consulting.  If you have something you would like to add to the agenda, let us know at StatConsultingNetwork.SSA@gmail.com.

    Abstract submission closes midday (AEST) September 30 2020.

    For further details, go to the conference website. 

    Fees

    Early Bird- Registration and payment before or on 31 October 2020:

    Early Bird SSA/NSZA member*

    $50

    Early Bird SSA/NZSA non-member

    $100

    Early Bird SSA/NZSA student member*

    $50

    Early Bird SSA/NZSA non-member student

    $80


    Final registration deadline: Before or on 25 November 2020:

    SSA/NSZA member*

    $60

    SSA/NZSA non-member

    $120

    SSA/NZSA student member*

    $60

    SSA/NZSA non-member student

    $100

    *SSA membership is available here. NZSA membership is available here.

    Registration provides access to the Slack workspace where all talks will be recorded and stored.  Removal of recordings can be requested by a speaker.

    Registrants will be asked to confirm that they have read and plan to abide by the conference's Code of Conduct.

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    Our goal is to provide truly exceptional offerings and service, and we won't be happy until you are. If any programs, products or services of SSA do not fulfill our promise, we will make the situation right.

    Event Cancellation or Postponement
    SSA reserves exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God'. If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. If a cancelled event cannot be rescheduled, SSA will issue a refund.

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    Cancellation Policy

    As you will still be able to watch the meeting recordings after the event, we will not be offering any refunds.

    If you have any questions, please write to StatConsultingNetwork.SSA@gmail.com.

    • 5 Jul 2021
    • 8:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • 9 Jul 2021
    • 6:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Gold Coast Convention Centre, 2684 -2690 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD

    Welcome to the 
    ANZSC 2021 Conference

    The organising committee warmly invites you to the 2021 Australian and New Zealand Statistical Conference, which will take place on the Gold Coast from the 5th to the 9th of July 2021.

    This conference brings together four leading statistical communities in the region – the Statistical Society of Australia, the New Zealand Statistical Association, the International Institute of Business Analysis (Special Interest Group for Business Analytics), and the Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics.

    The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of researchers and practitioners across a variety of statistical disciplines to facilitate the exchange of theory, methods and applications.

    With these four societies working together there will be strong program components of interest to a wide diversity of academic, government, and industry colleagues. This includes the full spectrum of delegates from those advancing theoretical methodology to those working on industry applications (in traditional and non-traditional statistical areas). Of particular interest is how Big Data continues to impact all of us.

    Information on Keynote Speakers and the Conference program will be available shortly so watch this space for updates.

    The conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) situated in the heart of the Gold Coast. From GCCEC, Surfers Paradise (the social hub of the Gold Coast) is 5km to the North, the Star Casino and Pacific Fair are immediately to the South (the largest regional shopping and dining destination in Queensland), the beach (Broadbeach) is just ten minutes walk, and the Broadbeach restaurant complex is immediately to the East (short 5 minutes walk). Social tours can easily be made to the rainforest (such as Tambourine National Park and World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park), to places of Aboriginal Indigenous significance, to Stradbroke Island, and to Australia’s greatest theme parks.

    ANZSC2021 promises to be a truly amazing experience on both a professional and a social level.

    Please check out the official conference website and register your interest here.

    We look forward to seeing you on the Gold Coast in 2021!

    • 11 Jul 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 15 Jul 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • The Hague, The Netherlands

    The 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress will bring together statisticians and data scientists from academia, official statistics, health sector and business, junior and senior professionals, in an inviting environment.

    The inspiring and interactive programme will provide the platform to learn about the latest developments in statistical research and practice in an informal ambiance. A series of short courses, satellites and other events completes the WSC programme.

    • 27 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 28 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Strasbourg, France

    Mathematics without Borders

    The Centennial of the International Mathematical Union         

    celebrates the centennial of this historic event.  Up-to-date information regarding the conference can be found here




    • 27 Jun 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 1 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Darwin, Australia

    The inaugural

    Joint Southern Statistical Meetings 2022

    will be held in Darwin from 27 June – 1 July 2022.

    This conference will bring together the leading statistical communities in the region to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners across a variety of statistical disciplines to facilitate the exchange of theory, methods and applications.

    To be kept up to date with our conference planning, please email your details to JSSM2022@gmail.com.

    We invite regional associations to contact us with expressions of interest to be part of this event. If you would like to sponsor JSSM2022 please get in touch as well.

    See you in Darwin in 2022! 

    • 6 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 14 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • St Petersburg, Russia

    The ICM 2022 (International Congress of Mathematicians) will take place 6–14 July 2022 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

    The 19th General Assembly of the IMU will be held in St. Petersburg, on 3–4 July 2022. 
    The official website of the Congress is https://icm2022.org

    • 10 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 15 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Riga, Latvia

    to be held at the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel


Past events

25 Sep 2020 Webinar: Random Effects Inference in Linear Mixed Models: The good, the bad, and the misspecified
22 Sep 2020 Early Career Industry Showcase
21 Sep 2020 SSA webinar: Advances in Data Linking Methodology at the ABS
10 Sep 2020 SSA Webinar: An application of network meta-analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of electronic cigarette on smoking cessation
10 Sep 2020 CPD122 -SSA Online Workshop: Version control using Git and RStudio
8 Sep 2020 WA Branch Meeting (Zoom registrations) - Prof David Steel
8 Sep 2020 WA Branch Meeting - Prof David Steel - What could we expect from randomly selected samples for estimating the prevalence of COVID-19?
8 Sep 2020 External event: Text Analytics in Python (Advanced)
7 Sep 2020 RSS 2020 Online Conference
3 Sep 2020 SA Branch webinar: Propensity score techniques in multiple treatment framework: the estimation of neighbourhood effect
2 Sep 2020 External event: Analytics and Bikes: Riding Tandem with Motivate to Improve Mobility
1 Sep 2020 Partners in Prevention: Understanding and Enhancing First Responses to Suicide Crisis Situations
1 Sep 2020 External event: Introduction to Python for Data Science
31 Aug 2020 External event: Introduction to Regression Modelling in R
27 Aug 2020 Improving Prediction in Human Behavior Using Behavior Modifications
26 Aug 2020 SSA NSW August Virtual Event: How Statistics is used to help creating a better justice system – a case study
25 Aug 2020 Statistical consulting in the 21st century
24 Aug 2020 External event: Introductory Statistics for Researchers
24 Aug 2020 Data and Analytics Leaders Exchange 2020
20 Aug 2020 ACEMS' National Science Week Virtual Quiz
19 Aug 2020 SA Branch webinar - A LEGENDARY way to do observational data analysis at scale!
19 Aug 2020 External event: Introduction to R
17 Aug 2020 Webinar: Can multiple disparate data sources complement each other? The case of researching economic disadvantage in Australia.
14 Aug 2020 SA Branch Young Statisticians Career Event
11 Aug 2020 WA joint seminar with IBS - Dr Smaila Sanni
11 Aug 2020 External event: Introduction to R
6 Aug 2020 P-Values and "Statistical Significance": Deconstructing the Arguments
4 Aug 2020 SSA and ASPAI AGMs
31 Jul 2020 Talking to stakeholders: Statistics in the outside world
28 Jul 2020 Sharpening the BLADE - Missing Data Imputation using Supervised Machine Learning
28 Jul 2020 Workshop: Data visualisation with R
24 Jul 2020 SSA Webinar: Writing successful fellowships
24 Jul 2020 Workshop: Introduction to Julia for Statistics and Data Science
21 Jul 2020 'The Eye of the Beholder' : Regression Coefficients & Mechanical Objectivity in Public Health Research
20 Jul 2020 Workshop: Machine learning with Python
19 Jul 2020 The 35th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM2020)
15 Jul 2020 SA Branch webinar - Dr Natalie Twine
10 Jul 2020 Games Night - Plan your escape from our virtual Escape Room
10 Jul 2020 Virtual Poster Pitch
9 Jul 2020 SSA+NZSA virtual mini-conference
1 Jul 2020 Workshop of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications
30 Jun 2020 Beyond Beamer: Joint SSA Canberra/NSW + RLadies Meeting
26 Jun 2020 SSA Course: P-values and the normal assumption in scientific research.
23 Jun 2020 SSA Vic Mentoring Evening
22 Jun 2020 7th International Statistical Ecology Conference- external event
19 Jun 2020 Webinar: Getting to know our “cell mates”: A practical approach to microbiome analysis through a biostatistician’s lens.
17 Jun 2020 SA Branch webinar - Dr Oscar Perez-Concha
16 Jun 2020 Queensland branch meeting: Leveraging statistical shapes in genomics, looking beyond what’s Normal
10 Jun 2020 Webinar: Inquiry into the performance of the opinion polls at the 2019 Australian Federal Election – Update of progress made by the enquiry
9 Jun 2020 WA branch seminar - Dr Brenton R Clarke
5 Jun 2020 Seminar: Inferring genetic linkage maps from high-throughput sequencing data
2 Jun 2020 Queensland Branch meeting: "MIGHTY MAPS: Showcasing estimate uncertainty"
28 May 2020 Virtual Coffee - Member Catch Up and Discussion
27 May 2020 Webinar: A short overview into “how to make a learning healthcare system work”: from linking data, machine learning to ethics
27 May 2020 Queensland Branch Meeting: Searching for dark matter and new physics with GAMBIT
26 May 2020 Raising Heretics: Teaching effective scepticism using data science
21 May 2020 Data Collection in a time of multiple crises: The social research response to COVID-19, bushfires, and drought
19 May 2020 Trivia Night via Zoom, hosted by SSA Victoria
19 May 2020 Short Course: Study Design
12 May 2020 WA Young Statisticians Meeting
12 May 2020 Short Course: Introductory Statistics for Researchers
8 May 2020 SSA seminar: Jim Thorson (NOAA), Forecasting nonlocal climate impacts for mobile marine species using extensions to empirical orthogonal function analysis
4 May 2020 Short Course: Introduction to R
30 Apr 2020 Virtual Coffee - Member Catch Up and Discussion
28 Apr 2020 Vic Branch – COVID-19: modelling and public health policy
22 Apr 2020 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Murthy Mittinty
16 Apr 2020 Webinar: Learning about Covid-19 Known Unknowns: the essential role of statisticians
14 Apr 2020 WA Branch Meeting - Assoc/Prof Rachel Cardell-Oliver
31 Mar 2020 Vic Branch – Measuring Well-being
31 Mar 2020 SSA Vic AGM
26 Mar 2020 NSW Branch: AGM + Lancaster Lecture
25 Mar 2020 SA Branch Annual General Meeting
20 Mar 2020 SSA Webinar: Tales of an Applied Statistician
10 Mar 2020 WA Branch AGM and Meeting - Mark S. Handcock
5 Mar 2020 Bayesian Adaptive Randomised Clinical Trials Workshop
3 Mar 2020 Queensland Branch AGM 2020
27 Feb 2020 Bayesian Adaptive Randomised Clinical Trials Workshop
21 Feb 2020 Webinar: Statistical Machine Learning for Spatio-Temporal Forecasting
19 Feb 2020 SA Branch Meeting - Prof Omer Ozturk
7 Feb 2020 SSA Webinar: Do we die of only one cause?
11 Dec 2019 rOpenSci OzUnconf 2019 - external event
10 Dec 2019 Vic Branch – We all count: Strengthening stats and maths through diversity
9 Dec 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Longitudinal Data Analysis Course
6 Dec 2019 E. A. Cornish Memorial Lecture - SA Branch Meeting
6 Dec 2019 South Australia Biostatistics Networking
6 Dec 2019 SA Cornish Lecture
4 Dec 2019 UNSW Biostatistics Seminar
4 Dec 2019 Bayesian adaptive trials workshop - external event
3 Dec 2019 Webinar: Communicating risk and uncertainty with Sir David Spiegelhalter
3 Dec 2019 Queensland branch Xmas event
3 Dec 2019 Introduction to Python for Data Science - external event
3 Dec 2019 Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens 2019 - external event
2 Dec 2019 17th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM’19) - external event
1 Dec 2019 Workshops at Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens 2019 - external event
29 Nov 2019 Data Science and Social Good Symposium - external event
28 Nov 2019 WOMBAT 2019
26 Nov 2019 WA Branch: End of year dinner
26 Nov 2019 Sample Size and Power Calculations - external event
26 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Social Cost-Benefit Analysis Course - external event
25 Nov 2019 CPD95 - Bayes on the Beach 2019
21 Nov 2019 Workshop: Pragmatic randomised trial designs for evaluating health policy and practice change interventions - external event
19 Nov 2019 CPD108 - R skills workshops: Building R packages and R Markdown
19 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Gathering Qualitative Data Course - external event
19 Nov 2019 Bayesian Logistic Regression in Practice, using R or Autostat - External Event
18 Nov 2019 Webinar: Modelling Molecule Dropout in single cell RNA-seq Experiment Leads to Improved Identification of Marker Genes
18 Nov 2019 CPD107 - Machine Learning with Python
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: Annual Dinner
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: Annual Lecture by Prof Ian Marschner
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: J. B. Douglas Awards
13 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Essential Social Analysis Skills Course - external event
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: J.B. Douglas Awards Sponsorship
12 Nov 2019 WA Branch meeting: Prof Cathryn Lewis – Hansford-Miller Fellow 2019
12 Nov 2019 Time Series & Forecasting Symposium (TSF2019), Sydney - external event
8 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Program Evaluation Course
7 Nov 2019 Statistical Design and Analysis in Data Science - external event
7 Nov 2019 Statistical Design and Analysis in Data Science - external event
5 Nov 2019 WA Branch Young Statisticians: Meet up with Professor Cathryn Lewis (2019 Frank Hansford-Miller Fellow)
5 Nov 2019 Queensland Branch meeting - November
4 Nov 2019 CPD97- Network meta-analysis and population adjustment for decision-making - CPD97
31 Oct 2019 Vic Branch – Belz Dinner
31 Oct 2019 Vic Branch – Statistics is the Crown Jewel of Data Science (Belz Lecture)
28 Oct 2019 Webinar: An introduction to business analytics beyond statistical analysis
23 Oct 2019 SA Branch Meeting: Dr David Baird VSN NZ Ltd
21 Oct 2019 NSW Branch: October Event by Prof Elizabeth Stuart
21 Oct 2019 B&B Networking Event
21 Oct 2019 CPD105 - Propensity score methods for estimating causal effects in non-experimental studies: The why, what, and how
9 Oct 2019 SSA NSW Young Statisticians & Data Scientist Careers Networking
8 Oct 2019 WA Branch: Displaying Uncertainty and Risk - Dr John Henstridge
3 Oct 2019 Randomization, Bootstrap and Monte Carlo Methods in Biology - external event
1 Oct 2019 SSA-Event: YSC2019 Dinner - Kingston Hotel
1 Oct 2019 Queensland branch meeting: Automated Technologies for Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
1 Oct 2019 SSA-Event: Young Statisticians Conference 2019
30 Sep 2019 CPD102 - SSA Canberra/YSC Event: Pre-Conference Trivia Night!
30 Sep 2019 CPD98- Communicating with R Markdown
30 Sep 2019 CPD103 - Maximising the use of Australian Bureau of Statistics Data Products and Analysis Tools
30 Sep 2019 CPD101- Mediation Analysis Using Potential Outcome Framework
26 Sep 2019 SA Branch Meeting: Peter Kasprzak
24 Sep 2019 NSW Branch: A notion of depth for curve data by Dr Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux
24 Sep 2019 Vic Branch – Young Statisticians Showcase 2019
23 Sep 2019 CPD106- Advanced R skills: Introduction to Shiny and Building R Packages
17 Sep 2019 SSA Webinar with Noel Cressie: Inference for Spatio-Temporal Changes of Arctic Sea Ice.
10 Sep 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Matt Schneider
5 Sep 2019 Applied Statistics and Policy Analysis Conference, 2019 - external event
3 Sep 2019 Queensland Branch meeting: Shiny showcase
28 Aug 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Kathy Haskard
27 Aug 2019 Vic Branch – Detecting botnet activity using machine learning
20 Aug 2019 Talk on the QUT Digital Observatory
19 Aug 2019 Oceania Stata Conference - external event
18 Aug 2019 ISI 2019 – 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress - external event
13 Aug 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Joint IBS and SSA - Suman Rakshit
7 Aug 2019 SA Young Statisticians' Career Event
7 Aug 2019 2019 International Conference and Workshops on Survey Research Methodology - external event
6 Aug 2019 NSW Branch: Gender and Cultural Bias In Student Evaluations of Teaching at Universities by A/Prof Yanan Fan
24 Jul 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Murthy N Mittinty
24 Jul 2019 The Research School on Statistics and Data Science 2019 (RSSDS2019) - external event
18 Jul 2019 Vic Branch - Tutorial on sequential Monte Carlo methods in statistics
18 Jul 2019 Minitab Insights Event Australia - external event
17 Jul 2019 Statistical Tools for the Pharmaceutical Industry - external event
9 Jul 2019 (Cancelled) WA Branch Meeting
9 Jul 2019 SSA-QLD Career Seminar: Lead With Statistics
7 Jul 2019 34th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM2019) - external event
4 Jul 2019 Gaining skills in biostatistical consultancy- CPD94
3 Jul 2019 R skills workshops: R Markdown and Building R packages
2 Jul 2019 Tutorial on Sequential Monte Carlo methods in Statistics
1 Jul 2019 Computational and Applied Statistics (CAS 2019) - external event
30 Jun 2019 42nd Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Conference 2019 - external event
28 Jun 2019 Semiparametric regression with R - CPD99
26 Jun 2019 SA Meetup event: What went wrong with the polls? Do statisticians have a role to play?
25 Jun 2019 Vic Branch - Mentoring Breakfast
19 Jun 2019 Systematic reviews & meta-analysis of prognosis studies
11 Jun 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Dr Adriano Polpo - Hypothesis Tests: Using Adaptive Significance Levels for Decisions
11 Jun 2019 Data science helping to create a better justice system - an ACEMS Public Lecture at UTS
29 May 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Beben Benyamin & Dr Ang Zhou
28 May 2019 Vic Branch – A recipe for quantifying the impact of prevention
28 May 2019 ICORS-LACSC 2019 - external event
16 May 2019 Fast algorithms and modern visualisations for feature selection - CPD96
14 May 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Young Statisticians Meeting
7 May 2019 QLD branch - Multimorbidity: Measurement for Health related Quality of Life and Health service use
7 May 2019 Chief Data & Analytics Officer Exchange - external event
4 May 2019 Data Day- Melbourne - external event
2 May 2019 Data Day- Sydney - external event
30 Apr 2019 Vic Branch – Reproducibility and Open Science
29 Apr 2019 Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R
17 Apr 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Professor Michael Sorich
9 Apr 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Prof Inge Koch
2 Apr 2019 QUEENSLAND ORDINARY BRANCH MEETING
2 Apr 2019 QUEENSLAND AGM
27 Mar 2019 SOUTH AUSTRALIA AGM
19 Mar 2019 Vic Branch – AGM + Statistics with industry: demonstrating impact
11 Dec 2018 Queensland Xmas Party
26 Sep 2018 Young Statisticians’ Workshop 2018
25 Sep 2018 Urban Modelling and Understanding with Machine Learning
11 Sep 2018 Young Statistician Careers Seminar
5 Sep 2018 Workshop: Semiparametric Regression with R with Matt Wand
28 Aug 2018 SSA Biostatistics Networking Event
26 Aug 2018 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018

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