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call for participation: Excellence in Statistical Science/60th Anniversary of UConn Statistics

  • 1.  call for participation: Excellence in Statistical Science/60th Anniversary of UConn Statistics

    Posted 07-01-2022 14:24
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    Excellence in Statistical Science
    October 14-16, 2022

    The year of 2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the Department of
    Statistics at UConn. Founded in 1962, as one of the major statistics
    departments in New England, the department provides outstanding
    preparation for careers in academia, industry, or government. At the
    60th Anniversary Celebration of the Department, we are hosting a
    conference with the theme “Excellence in Statistical Science”.

    ## Keynote Addresses
    + Nancy Reid, University of Toronto
    + David Blei, Columbia University

    ## Makuch Lecture
    + Clarice Weinberg, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

    ## Distinguished Alumni Award
    + Bani K. Mallick, Texas A&M University

    ## Invited Sessions
    +Two sessions with statisticians and data scientists
    + Presentations on a wide variety of statistical and data science
    theory, methods and practice

    ## Career Advice Panels
    + Two career panels sharing their experience and tips on careers in
    statistics and data science
    + Alumni panelists from academia, industry, and government sectors

    ## Student Poster Session
    + Posters on frontier works in statistics and data science are
    welcome. Abstracts due by Sept. 30, 2022
    + Several best posters will be awarded at the closing ceremony

    ## Statistical Consulting Services
    + Showcases of statistical consulting service at UConn by faculty,
    students, and clients

    ## Student Awards Ceremony
    + The annual department student awards will be presented in the
    closing ceremony by special guests

    ## Social Events
    • Alumni video greetings • Banquet • Game night

    ## Faculty Book Gallery
    • Books by current faculty will be on display. The gallery is also
    online here (

    ## Registration
    + Opens in mid-July, 2022

    ## Alumni Activities
    + Send a video greeting if you cannot come in person. See instructions
    here (
    + Fill an alumni survey to help us make the department better

    ## Donations
    + Go to UConn Foundation
    and choose the “Statistics Department General” with a note indicating
    the 60th celebration; gifts to other statistics department funds are
    welcome too)
    + Request employer matching gifts through the Matching Gift Program

    ## Sponsorship
    Depending on the contribution level, sponsors will be recognized
    through customary channels. Please contact Dr. Jun Yan
    ( for details.


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