Since September, the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) has been hosting a series of monthly virtual seminars, broadcast live on the fourth Thursday of the month. The series is continuing this winter and spring with three more speakers. To close the series, there’ll be one additional talk by a distinguished lecturer on April 22, 2021.
Each speaker will provide a read-ahead journal article, with CANSSI encouraging graduate-student journal clubs.
This winter and spring, the theme of the seminars is causal inference.
The winter/spring line-up
Mark your calendars for CANSSI’s three upcoming speakers!
Seminars will take place from 10:00am–11:30am PST.
Following each seminar, students are invited to chat with the speaker from 12:00pm–1:00pm PST.
The dates and speakers will be:
- January 28, 2021: Linbo Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto
- February 25, 2021: Dylan Small, Class of 1965 Wharton Professor of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
- March 25, 2021: Fabrizia Mealli, Professor of Statistics, Università degli Studi di Firenze.
The Distinguished Lecturer seminar
To close this series, the following Distinguished Lecturer will speak:
- April 22, 2021: Grace Yi, Professor, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences and the Department of Computer Science, Western University.
Before each seminar, the speaker will share a relevant journal article for suggested reading.
CANSSI has been encouraging graduate students to form journal clubs to discuss these papers and is offering an opportunity for journal-club funding. See the CANSSI National Seminar Series page for more details.
You can find more information on the seminar series, including talk abstracts and registration details, on the CANSSI National Seminar Series page.