Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars will be held in IRMACS Theatre in the Applied Sceinces Building (ASB 10900) at 1:30pm(unless otherwise noted*).

Refreshments will be served at IRMACS Atrium 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

If seminars are held in K9509, then refreshments will be served in K9509 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

FAll 2014

See also the flyer

Date 
Time Location Speaker Title
 

September

19   
1:30
ASB 10900
Zheng Sun, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU
Bayes Optimal Goodness-of-fit Tests
26
1:30
ASB 10900 Brad McNeney, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU
Computing resources in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
 

October

03
1:30
ASB 10900 Matt Pratola, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Ohio State University
Bayesian Regression Trees, Nonparametric Heteroscedastic Regression Modeling and MCMC Sampling
10
1:30
ASB 10900 Ari Belenkiy, Mathematician and Science Historian

Norms of coining at the Royal Mint and Newton’s revolution

17
1:30
ASB 10900  John Spinelli, Section Head, Cancer Control, BC Cancer Agency
Statistics at the BC Cancer Agency
24
1:30
*K9509
Audrey Beliveau, PhD Student, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU
Data integration methods to better understand animal population dynamics
31 *10:30 *K9509 Jerry Lawless, Professor Emeritus,Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Univsersity of Waterloo Two-phase outcome-dependent sampling and the assessment of expensive covariates
31
1:30
ASB 10900 Andrew Loach, Senior Actuary, Manager, Insurance Corporation of BC
Understanding trends in injury claims - more than math!

November

07
1:30 ASB 10900 Scott Chamberlain, Core Team Member, rOpenSci
Building tools and community for open and reproducible research
14
1:30 ASB 10900 Alexandre Leblanc, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, U of Manitoba Data depth and multivariate medians
21
1:30 ASB 10900 Darby Thompson, Biostatistician, Vice-President EMMES Canada TBD
28
1:30 ASB 10900  Farouk Nathoo, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, U Vic
Statistical Modeling of Electromagnetic Neuroimaging Data