RSS 2013 International Conference, Newcastle UK
The main conference programme will take place over three days starting on the morning of Tuesday 3 September and concluding in the late afternoon of Thursday 5 September.
The main conference will be preceded by a number of short courses and workshops on Monday 2 September with a welcome reception taking place in the evening at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art .
The full conference programme is now available.
You can also view a summary of the programme indicating the streams of talks each day
The conference programme will include 4 plenary sessions with speakers including Doug Altman, Sheila Bird and Sir Mark Walport, as well as more than 30 invited sessions featuring an international line-up of speakers and covering a broad range of topics.
Topic streams will include statistical methods & theory, environment & ecology, public sector & policy, and industry & commerce.
There will also be a stream of professional development workshops running through the conference including sessions on presenting skills, peer review and building an R package.
The conference will also include the Society’s Annual Awards Ceremony at which the RSS medals and the awards for Statistical Excellence will be presented. The ceremony will take place on the early evening of Tuesday 3 September.
The conference dinner will take place at the Great North Museum on the evening of Wednesday 4 September.
RSS 2012 International Conference, Telford UK
The Royal Statistical Society’s annual international conference took place in September 2012 with its familiar mix of high-profile international plenary speakers, invited and contributed presentations, poster sessions, short courses and workshops, and a busy social and networking programme.
Added to this mix was an expanded programme of professional development tutorials and workshops which appealed to a broad spectrum of professional statisticians, researchers and the wider user community.
Plenary speakers included Hal Varian (Google), Martine Durand (OECD), David Hand (Imperial College) and Anthony Davison (EPFL). Andrew Dilnot, new Chair of the UK Statistics Authority, also gave a keynote address.
Short courses took place on Monday 3 September with the main conference opening on the morning of Tuesday 4 September. The conference ended on the afternoon of Thursday 6 September.
The venue was the Telford International Centre in Shropshire.
For further information please contact Paul Gentry at the RSS.