April 25, 2014
THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES


Aug 2-3, 2013
Emerging Issues, Statistics Methods and Applications
A Workshop of Celebrating the Birth of ICSA-CANADA Chapter and
the International Statistics Year

Location:
Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Hotel, Toronto


Program Committee:
Grace Yi, Wendy Lou, Jiahua Chen, James Fu and Jack Lee

OVERVIEW

The conference aims to:
(1) celebrate the International Year of Statistics,
(2) broadcast the establishment of the first International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) chapter: ICSA-Canada Chapter, and attract membership to this chapter,
(3) bring together leading researchers and junior people to interact scientifically, and
(4) provide an excellent opportunity to showcase the research of Canadian statisticians.

The conference is open to everyone regardless of his/her background but interested in statistical research and application. The scientific objective of the conference is on emerging issues, methods and applications in statistics, biostatistics, and industrial statistics. Diverse themes will be covered, and they include methods for the analysis of complex data, survival data analysis, high dimensional and genetic data analysis, longitudinal and functional data analysis, design and analysis of studies with response-dependent and multi-phase designs, and statistical inference based on likelihood, empirical likelihood and estimating functions.

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