There is just a week to the next registration deadline for the RSS 2012 International Conference being held at the Telford International Centre from 3-6 September.
All registrations received by Wednesday 25 July are entitled to a 10% discount. Full registration details can be found here.
A reminder that the conference programme includes 4 leading international plenary speakers:
Martine Durand (OECD) – opening plenary on Tuesday 4 September
Hal Varian (Google) – Wednesday 5 September
Anthony Davison (EPFL) and David Hand (Imperial College) – Thursday 6 September
Invited session highlights include:
Tuesday 4 September: Keynote talk by Andrew Dilnot; Inequality in the UK; Statistical Genetics; PSI read paper; Fisher’s statistical legacy; Bioinformatics, Measuring well-being.
Wednesday 5 September: Retrospective read paper by Sir David Cox; Statistical aspects of networks; 2011 Census outputs; New developments in clinical trials; ‘Big Data’ challenges; Understanding ageing in the 21st century.
Thursday 6 September: Statistics and the Olympics; Statistics and energy; Recent advances in statistical computing; Environmental epidemiology; Experimental design challenges in industry.
The Society’s awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Tuesday 4 September and the conference dinner will be held at the Ironbridge Museum on Wednesday 5 September.
Courses and workshops
Discounts are also available until 25 July for the pre-conference courses and workshops taking place on Monday 3 September. A decision will be taken at the end of this month about which courses and workshops will definitely be run so please don’t miss your opportunity to book.
Over 200 statisticians and users of statistics have already confirmed their attendance at the 2012 Conference – why not join them?