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 Charles Manty, Investment Consultant, PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd
Keeping Pension Plans Healthy with Stochastic Projections
17
1:30
ASB 10900  John Spinelli, Section Head, Cancer Control, BC Cancer Agency
TBD
24
1:30
*K9509
Audrey Beliveau, PhD Student, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU
TBD
31
1:30
ASB 10900 Andrew Loach, Senior Actuary, Manager, Insurance Corporation of BC
TBD

November

07
1:30 ASB 10900 Scott Chamberlain, Core Team Member, rOpenSci
TBD
14
1:30 ASB 10900 Alexandre Leblanc, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, U of Manitoba TBD
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
TBD