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ANZSC2020 Pr-econference Workshops Announced!

  • 29 Jan 2020 3:22 PM
    Message # 8699573
    Marie-Louise Rankin (Administrator)

    The Organisers of the Australian and New Zealand Statistical Conference 2020 and the Statistical Society are pleased to announce the following pre-conference workshops to be held on Sunday, 5 July 2020 at the Mantra Legends Hotel at Surfers Paradise, QLD:

    Visualisation for Data Science with Ian Westbrooke and Jennifer Browne
    This workshop will help participants to understand the principles
    of data visualisation and how to implement those principles using the package ggplot in R

    Simplify your statistical life: Git for collaborating with yourself and others with Peter Baker
    Git is currently the most popular Version Control System employed by software developers and statisticians alike.This hands-on one day tutorial will step participants through the basics of version control using Git and specific Github features.

    From machine learning to statistical modelling (Frequentist & Bayesian), via logistic regression in Autostat with Samantha Low-Choy and Clair Alston-Knox 
    This workshop will step you through the interpretation, advantages and shortcomings of three common paradigms: machine learning, classical statistical modelling (relying on p-values and Wald's confidence intervals for inference); and Bayesian statistical modelling (relying on Markov chain Monte Carlo to simulate from the posterior).

    Business Skills for Business Analytics with Mark Griffin and River Paul
    This workshop will step through each of the stages involved in a business analytics project.

    Registrations are now open!

    We are currently negotiating a fifth workshop to be held on the same day:

    Gaining Skills in Biostatistical Consultancy - Details to follow.

    Posted by Marie-Louise Rankin, SSA Executive Officer

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