June 20th

Statistical Advocate Award


2017 Harry V. Roberts Statistical Advocate of the Year Award Dinner - Tuesday, June 20th

      2017 Award Winner:  Rayid Ghani of the University of Chicago

      Topic:  Using Data Science for Social Impact:  Examples, Opportunities, and Challenges

      Time:  6:00pm - 8:30pm

      Location:  The East Bank Club, 500 N Kingsbury, Chicago, IL 60610


May 9th



 May 9th Luncheon: "Customer Segmentation Strategy – From Science to Action"

                           Speaker: Paul McNamara, Marketing Analytics Consultant

                            Time: 12:00 - 1:30 

                                Location:  The East Bank Club, 500 N Kingsbury, Chicago, IL 60610

May 3rd



Novel Experimental Approaches to Designing Effective Multi-component Interventions

Speakers:        Linda M. Collins, Pennsylvania State
Inbal Nahum-Shani, University of Michigan
Susan A. Murphy, University of Michigan

Date and Time: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Slides Here

March 14th



Celebrate Pie Day at the March 14th Luncheon:  "Behind the Music: Marketing Mix Modeling"

                Paul Flugel,  VP - Analytic Solutions

                Bruce Pivarunas, Executive Director - Marketing Performance, Catalina

                                                                                East Bank Club, Chicago IL           

March 3rd



Attend the 2017 CCASA Conference :

 "Recent Advances and Applications in Machine Learning"

                                                                                March 3rd, 2017

                                                                     600 W. Chicago Ave    (Uptake, 2nd Floor)

  Topics include

Exploratory Analysis of High Dimensional Data, Dabao Zhang, Associate Professor, Purdue University

Incorporation of Geometry and Kernel Two Sample Tests into Medicine, Alex Cloninger, Gibbs Assistant Professor & NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University

Deep Learning Reveals The Essence of Matt Damon,  Irmak Sirer, Partner, Data Scientist at Datascope Analytics

Introduction to TensorFlow for Machine Learning, Terry Tang, Data Scientist, Uptake    

Contextual Bandit Algorithms for Internet-Scale Applications, Lev Reyzin, Assistant Professor MCS group at UIC's mathematics department

How to Ask and How to Respond: A Study on the Success of Customer Service Engagement on Twitter, Yuheng Hu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at College of Business Administration at University of Illinois at Chicago

 January 24, 2017




Statistical Aspects of Stated Choice Experiments         

                                          Keith Chrzan, MBA Indiana University, Sawtooth Software

                                                January 24th, 12:00 - 1:30 East Bank Club


November 8, 2016



Jeanette Shutay, HAVI, Director of Advanced Analytic Solution      

Designing, Implementing and Validating Predictive Analytics Methodologies: A Data Science Journey


Mike Kim, AArete, Director

Cost Reduction for Healthcare Payers, Applied Analytics Examples

Tuesday, November 8th   East Bank Club, Chicago  



November 3, 2016

Statistician of the Year Dinner


Nan Laird, Harvard University

Favorite projects from 4 decades as a Biostatistician


October 13, 2016



Louis Giokas

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