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Young Statisticians’ Conference 2019- Visualising the Future
Tuesday 1 October to Wednesday 2 October 2019
Manuka Oval, Canberra
The organising committee of the Statistical Society of Australia’s 2019 Young Statisticians’ Conference invite early career young statisticians to submit an abstract for an oral presentation.
This year’s program includes keynote sessions from Dr Alison Presmanes Hill (RStudio), Ms Teresa Dickinson (Australian Bureau of Statistics), Dr Felicity Splatt (Quantium) and Dr Margarita Moreno-Betancur (University of Melbourne). A pre-conference workshop will be conducted by Dr Alison Presmanes Hill on Monday 30 September.
Abstract submissions can be made via the online portal at https://ysc2019_abstracts.typeform.com/to/CFZC6Z until Saturday 1 June. You will be informed of the status of your submitted abstract by Monday 1 July. Cash prizes will be awarded to the best student presentations.
We also encourage you to submit an entry into the YSC2019 Three-minute Video Competition by Sunday 15 September. The aim of this competition is to inspire attendees and those who are unable to attend the conference to showcase their work in a unique way. The winner will be awarded a cash prize. Please visit the video competition website at https://form.jotform.co/82995720203862 for registration and details on rules and regulations. Enjoy the 2017 winning entry at http://bit.ly/ysc2019youtube.
All presenters are required to register for the conference by Tuesday 17 September. You can complete the online registration form at https://statsoc.org.au/event-3214332.
Dennis Trewin prize
The Canberra Branch of the Statistical Society of Australia proudly presents the 2019 Dennis Trewin prize. The Dennis Trewin prize is open to current PhD and Masters students in statistics and related fields in their final year of study, as well as students who have graduated in the last 12 months from an eligible university. Supervisors from ACU (ACT campus), ANU, CSU, SCU (Lismore campus), UCanberra, UArmidale and UNSW (ADFA and ACT campuses) are asked to nominate any number of eligible students by email to SSACanberra@gmail.com. Student will be asked to provide an abstract of their thesis by Friday 29 April. Shortlisted applicants will be notified on Saturday 30 April and will be required to record a 15-20-minute talk on their thesis. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize, registration for the Young Statisticians’ Conference and travel expenses to the ACT and will present a 45-minute seminar on Monday 30 September.
If you have any further questions regarding the eligibility criteria and submission process, please do not hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information visit the conference website www.ysc2019.com.au, the Young Statisticians Conference 2019 Facebook page, and @2019Young on Twitter.
Key dates 2019
Dennis Trewin prize nominations close Friday 29 April
Dennis Trewin prize shortlist announced Saturday 30 April
Conference abstract submission closes Saturday 1 June
Notification of conference abstract acceptance Monday 1 July
Dennis Trewin prize videos due Friday 19 July
Dennis Trewin prize winner announced Monday 5 August
Early bird registration period ends Friday 16 August
Three-minute video competition submissions due Monday 15 September
Conference registration closes Tuesday 17 September
Pre-conference workshop Monday 30 September
Dennis Trewin prize seminar Monday 30 September
Conference opens Tuesday 1 October
Conference dinner Tuesday 1 October
Conference closes Wednesday 2 October
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Please direct enquiries to:
Marie-Louise Rankin, Executive Officer
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