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    • 3 Aug 2021
    • 6:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Zoom

    Join us in-person or online for our August event where we'll hear from Darren Clinch, Data Analytics Coordinator at the Indigenous Data Network.

    Talk details

    Can a digital, geospatially enhanced data ecosystem incorporate Indigenous defined protocols, principles and approaches to achieve data democracy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s?

    With the increase of ‘machine learning’ and the increase in popularity of open source applications new opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to build skills in these areas has never been more accessible. Digital storytelling with these new technological tools using different visualization objects, sounds and images seems to be a natural step for people that have had to walk in two worlds, and technology can now allow us to combine the ancient with the new.  Combining the deep connection to, and cultural knowledge of, the land with the ability to recreate that in a digitally enhanced virtual representation of that connection presents a unique opportunity for Aboriginal people and communities.   

    Darren's research will explore methods and tools available to create digital environments that reflect more intuitively the diverse and culturally unique way Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples see connectedness between culture, community, land and how to can be reflected in the use of geometry, metadata, and linked or associated datasets. Using computational processing capabilities of data, analytics and geospatial tools for forming both the components, and the task completion responsibilities, of an ensemble of applications and platforms within a processing cycle to support dynamic data visualization that will create a more culturally evolved experience for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interacting with a data driven environment.

    Speaker bio

    Darren Clinch is currently the Data Analytics Coordinator with the Indigenous Data Network, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne.  His role involves providing digital and geospatial solutions for research work being conducted by the Indigenous Data Network, creation of digital infrastructure for storage, transformation, and translation of datasets that relate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  Previously Darren has worked for the Department of Health and Human Services, firstly in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing and lastly in System Intelligence and Analytics providing Business Intelligence and Geospatial Support to the SIA branch.

    • 10 Aug 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • Cheryl Praeger Lecture Theatre, The University of Western Australia
    • 247

    Announcing a special joint meeting of the Statistical Society of Australia, W.A. Branch and the Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society.

    The invited speaker is A/Prof. Nicola Armstrong. All visitors are welcome to attend this joint meeting.

    Date: Tuesday, 10 August 2021

    Time: 6:00PM
    Location: Cheryl Praeger Lecture Theatre, The University of Western Australia


    Investigating Epigenetic Clocks

    Associate Professor Nicola Armstrong, Mathematics and Statistics, Curtin University.

    An epigenetic clock uses methylation levels to estimate an individual’s age. There is currently a lot of interest in these clocks, including the potential to use them to estimate age in forensics. In this presentation, I will give an overview of how these clocks are developed from a statistical perspective, introduce several well-known epigenetic clocks and discuss how they perform in practice. In particular, we were interested in assessing performance in different cohorts with neurological diseases. Our study highlights some common issues with these types of methods data science and bioinformatics that need to be considered (and often aren’t) when interpreting any findings.


    Associate Professor Nicola Armstrong is currently working at Curtin University, as a teaching and research academic in Statistics and Data Science. Dr Armstrong is a statistical bioinformatician who completed her doctoral studies in Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. Originally from Perth, she spent several years in the Netherlands before returning to Australia and eventually Perth. She is currently an Associate Professor in Statistics and Data Science at Curtin University. Her research work has centred on the development of statistical methodology and the application of statistics to problems in genetics, genomics and biomedical research.

    Refreshments and Dinner

    Members and visitors are invited to mingle over wine and cheese from 5:30PM. onwards at the venue.

    Following the meeting all are invited to dine with the speaker at 7:30PM (promptly) at Steves Bar and Café (, 30 The Avenue, Nedlands. Visitors are welcome. The menu is available here.

    Please RSVP for dinner to Mario D’Antuono via email or via mobile phone (0480 123 071) by 12:00 NOON, Monday 9 August 2021. The evening will include a complimentary first drink, and coffees/tea/cake for dessert on behalf of the two societies.

    Meeting directions

    The Cheryl Praeger Lecture Theatre is located on the ground floor of the Mathematics building at The University of Western Australia. Its entrance is on the northern side of the building. See: OpenStreetMaps, Google Maps (points to the adjacent Blakers Lecture Theatre).

    Parking is free on the UWA Crawley campus after 5:00PM. A convenient place to park is Car Park 18 accessible from Fairway Entry 1.

    REMOTE viewing options

    For those that cannot attend in-person, the presentation will be streamed live over Zoom. Please register on this page to get the connection details.

    For further information please contact the WA Branch Secretary (

    • 17 Aug 2021
    • 5:30 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • online, time is AEST

    You are invited: SSA and ASPAI AGMs  - 17 August 2021

    The 2021Annual General Meetings of the Statistical Society of Australia, Inc and the Australian Statistical Publishing Association Inc will be held on Tuesday, 17 August 2021 from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm AEST via Zoom.

    The agendas, minutes of the last AGMs and any other documents for this meeting can be viewed and downloaded here.

    The AGMs will be followed by a presentation by Professor Rob J. Hyndman, Head of the Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics, Monash University.

    Rob's talk is titled: 

    " Uncertain Futures: What Can We Forecast and When Should We Give Up?" 

    About the talk:

    Why is it that we can accurately forecast a solar eclipse in 1000 years time, but we have no idea whether Google's stock price will rise or fall tomorrow? Or why can we forecast the daily electricity consumption for the next week with remarkable precision, but we cannot forecast daily COVID-19 cases with the same accuracy?

    In this talk, he will discuss the conditions we need for predictability, how to measure the uncertainty of our forecasts, and how to evaluate whether we are uncertain enough.

    He will draw on 30 years of forecasting practice, including forecasting Australia’s health budget for the next few years, forecasting peak electricity demand in 20 years time, producing weekly forecasts of daily COVID-19 cases for all Australian states since March 2020, and forecasting the post-pandemic recovery of Australia's tourism industry.

    Rob Hyndman

    About the Presenter:

    Rob J Hyndman is a Professor of Statistics and Head of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.

    His academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. He is an accredited statistician with the Statistical Society of Australia.

    Rob has researched and consulted with a wide range of business, industry and government clients. His most recent work includes demand forecasting for the electricity industry, estimating life expectancy for the Australian indigenous population, and forecasting Australian tourism demand.

    Rob's research interests include forecasting, time series analysis, computational statistics, and exploratory data analysis. He has also supervised more than 25 PhD and Masters students, with current projects including energy analytics, data visualization, hierarchical forecasting, anomaly detection and time series forecasting.

    This lecture is for available for SSA members only. It is free, but you will need to register.

    • 24 Aug 2021
    • 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM (UTC+10:00)

    Details TBD.

    • 13 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 22 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Online

    The Statistical Consulting Centre at the University of Melbourne is presenting this course, which covers the principles and practice of designing experiments or trials, and the analysis of data from them.

    The course covers the following topics:

    • choice of experimental units;
    • importance of randomisation, and the practicalities;
    • replication and sample size;
    • blocking and matching;
    • commonly used designs, including completely randomised designs, randomised block and matched pair designs, Latin square designs;
    • treatments, including factorial structures;
    • analysis of data from designed experiments;
    • analysis of variance and covariance;
    • special designs, including incomplete block designs, split-plot designs, and fractional factorial designs;
    • transformations of data;
    • practical and ethical issues arising in the conduct of experiments.

    Course presenter:

    The presenter is Associate Professor Graham Hepworth, Consultant for the Statistical Consulting Centre in the School of Mathematics & Statistics. Graham has had extensive experience over three decades in design and analysis of experiments, in fields such as forestry, horticultural science, animal studies, medicine (randomised controlled trials), industry and the social sciences.

    Course structure:

    This online course runs over five mornings on alternate days. Each day will commence at 9:00 a.m. and finish at 12.30 p.m. The sessions will mix lecture presentations with practical exercises.   The statistical package Minitab will be used in the course. However, the course will not be package-centred, and no prior experience with Minitab is necessary.

    Who should take this course?

    The course is suitable for anyone involved in the design and analysis of research experiments. Applications include randomised trials in medicine or the social sciences, designed experiments in the biological sciences, studies of processes in engineering, as well as many possibilities in other disciplines.


    Participants should have some understanding of statistics at an introductory level. For example, it would help to know something about hypothesis tests and confidence intervals, and, preferably, analysis of variance. The course "Statistics for Research Workers" conducted by the Statistical Consulting Centre would be ideal preparation.

    Cost and enrollment details:

    Cost $880 (incl. $80 GST).

    The University of Melbourne graduate researcher student $660.

    The fee includes a comprehensive set of notes.

    A certificate on completion can be provided on request.

    To register click here.


    • 27 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 28 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Strasbourg, France

    Mathematics without Borders

    The Centennial of the International Mathematical Union         

    celebrates the centennial of this historic event.  Up-to-date information regarding the conference can be found here

    • 27 Jun 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 1 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Darwin, Australia

    The inaugural

    Joint Southern Statistical Meetings 2022

    will be held in Darwin from 27 June – 1 July 2022.

    This conference will bring together the leading statistical communities in the region to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners across a variety of statistical disciplines to facilitate the exchange of theory, methods and applications.

    To be kept up to date with our conference planning, please email your details to

    We invite regional associations to contact us with expressions of interest to be part of this event. If you would like to sponsor JSSM2022 please get in touch as well.

    See you in Darwin in 2022! 

    • 6 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 14 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • St Petersburg, Russia

    The ICM 2022 (International Congress of Mathematicians) will take place 6–14 July 2022 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

    The 19th General Assembly of the IMU will be held in St. Petersburg, on 3–4 July 2022. 
    The official website of the Congress is

    • 10 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 15 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Riga, Latvia

    to be held at the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel

    • 28 Nov 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 2 Dec 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • RACV Inverloch Resort, Victoria, Australia

    The details can be found here:

    The workshop will be held on Mon 28th Nov 2022. 

    The conference itself is to be held on Tue 29th Nov to Fri 2nd Dec 2022. 

Past events

27 Jul 2021 Joint SSA Canberra + Canberra Data Scientists Meeting
26 Jul 2021 SSA-EVENT: Early Career & Student Statisticians Conference 2021
25 Jul 2021 CPD135: Statistical Shape Analysis via Topological Data Analysis
24 Jul 2021 CPD131 - Convex Optimization for Statistical and Machine Learning with CVXR
22 Jul 2021 Early Career Biostatistician’s Day of the 42nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics
21 Jul 2021 South Australian Branch Meeting Presentation
19 Jul 2021 IWSM 2021: 35th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling
11 Jul 2021 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress 2021 - Statistics and Data Science for a Better World
8 Jul 2021 CPD 129-Introduction to Machine Learning for Health Data
8 Jul 2021 CPD136 - Workshop: Introduction to Julia for Statistics and Data Science.
6 Jul 2021 ANZSC Foreman Lecture & Conference Dinner – SSA Vic
6 Jul 2021 QLD Branch Meeting: Foreman Lecture stream
5 Jul 2021 SSA-Event: ANZSC2021- Modelling Data for a Brighter Future
5 Jul 2021 Computational and Applied Statistics at ICCSA 2021
5 Jul 2021 The Centre for Data Science at QUT is hosting a Datathon!
5 Jul 2021 ANZSC2021 Face-to-face Hub – SSA Vic
2 Jul 2021 Melbourne Centre for Data Science- Seminar Series 2021: A Seat at the Table: The Key Role of Biostatistics and Data Science in the COVID-19 Pandemic
30 Jun 2021 CPD138- ECSSC Science Communication Series: Presenting Virtually
28 Jun 2021 ACSPRI's Winter 2021 Online Program
28 Jun 2021 2021 World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis
27 Jun 2021 41st International Symposium on Forecasting
23 Jun 2021 Early Career* Bayes Seminar Series: Bayesian hierarchical stacking—All models are wrong, but some are somewhere useful
18 Jun 2021 Webinar: A Desingularized Mean Field Approximation
16 Jun 2021 CPD134- ECSSC Science Communication Series: Honing Your Pitch
15 Jun 2021 SA Monthly Branch Meeting Seminar
15 Jun 2021 StatChat
9 Jun 2021 Queensland branch meeting: jamovi - statistical software for the masses
9 Jun 2021 Virtual public lecture: (Mis)(Dis)information, online social networks, and mathematics
8 Jun 2021 SSA WA June Meeting - Reflections upon five years of collaborating with WA's offshore energy industry - Dr Edward Cripps
1 Jun 2021 Using R for Bayesian Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Health Modeling
27 May 2021 EC Bayes Seminar Series: Andrea Bertazzi (Delft)
26 May 2021 SSA NSW May Meeting by Dr. Reidar Lystad
26 May 2021 CPD133 - ECSSC Science Communication Series: Visualising Your Data
26 May 2021 Virtual Lecture: Playing God with Virtual Hearts
25 May 2021 SSA Canberra + ABS: On the use of timely economic indicators
18 May 2021 Shutdowns and Slow-Downs: Detecting Anomalies in Granular Internet Activity Data, at Global Scale
18 May 2021 Attention Hobart and Tasmanian stats society members!
17 May 2021 Introductory Statistics for Researchers using SPSS
14 May 2021 Online Seminar: Estimating volume from point-referenced thickness measurements
12 May 2021 SSA Vic: Trivia!
12 May 2021 "The Road Ahead for Women in STEM" - virtual panel discussion for International Women in Mathematics Day
11 May 2021 WA Branch Meeting - Focus on Early Career and Student Statisticians
10 May 2021 Introductory Statistics for Researchers
6 May 2021 Introduction to R
5 May 2021 CPD132 - ECSSC Science Communication Series: Science Communication
5 May 2021 'Inclusion-Exclusion' in the Mathematical Sciences. ACEMS Virtual Public Lecture with Dr Eugenia Cheng
28 Apr 2021 Queensland branch AGM and talk
27 Apr 2021 April Meeting: SSA NSW & R-Ladies Sydney Joint Event by Dr Gordana Popovic
27 Apr 2021 Introduction to R
20 Apr 2021 The Rise and Rise of Data Science Centres and Institutes
15 Apr 2021 CPD130 SSA Canberra Workshop: Data visualisation with R
13 Apr 2021 WA Branch Meeting - Prof Luke Prendergast - Meta-analysis: common traps and misconceptions
12 Apr 2021 ABC in Svalbard
1 Apr 2021 The Mathematics of Knots
1 Apr 2021 Webinar: Parallel Tempering on Optimized Paths
30 Mar 2021 SSA Canberra: An ongoing journey into spatial confounding
25 Mar 2021 SSA webinar: Predicting Benefit of Aggressive Treatment for Localized Kidney Cancer Patients Using Modified Principal Stratification with Latent Survival Classes
24 Mar 2021 SA Branch AGM+Presentation
24 Mar 2021 NSW Branch: AGM + Lancaster Lecture
18 Mar 2021 Learn How to Publish Your Manuscript Successfully with Wiley
17 Mar 2021 RSS Merseyside Local Group & UK Data Service: Starting a Career in Data - Panel
16 Mar 2021 The statistical quandaries of an ecologist
16 Mar 2021 SSA Vic AGM
9 Mar 2021 Annual General Meeting of the WA Branch of the Statistical Society of Australia
5 Mar 2021 Data Science in the News: The Data Science of Covid-19 Vaccination
2 Mar 2021 Joint SSA Canberra + RLadies Canberra Branch Meeting
1 Mar 2021 Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) workshop to focus on how math and statistics can address climate change
24 Feb 2021 SA Branch meet & greet
22 Feb 2021 ViCBiostat Summer School 2021 (Week 2): Modern concepts in clinical trials
17 Feb 2021 Introducing the SSA Mentoring Program
17 Feb 2021 Spatial and Temporal Statistics Symposium
15 Feb 2021 ViCBiostat Summer School 2021 (Week 1): Multiple Imputation
2 Feb 2021 CPD128- Develop your online profile, course by "Science in Public"
2 Feb 2021 Sample Size and Power Calculations
28 Jan 2021 Deriving Insights from New Data Sources
28 Jan 2021 StatChat
11 Jan 2021 AMSI Summer School in the Mathematical Sciences
8 Dec 2020 SSA NSW Branch: 21st J.B. Douglas Awards + 2020 Annual Lecture by Prof Gillian Heller
7 Dec 2020 CPD123 - Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting
4 Dec 2020 SSA T-Shirt Design Competition
2 Dec 2020 7th Biennial ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2020
1 Dec 2020 CPD126 - Workshop: Data wrangling with R
30 Nov 2020 AMSI BioInfoSummer 2020 – bioinformatics symposium
27 Nov 2020 The Advent of "Grammar": Bridging Statistics and Data Science for the Design of Experiments
26 Nov 2020 SA Branch webinar: Investigating the spread and divergence of genetic variations within the SARS-CoV-2 genome
26 Nov 2020 Communication Training - SSA internal training
25 Nov 2020 NSW Nov Branch Meeting by Dr Stephen Woodcock, Just not cricket: How did sports science get stuck in the statistical outfield?
24 Nov 2020 SSA Canberra Knibbs Lecture: A personal tour with Prof Raymond Carroll
20 Nov 2020 Commonly Used Biostatistical Methods for Analysing Longitudinal Data in Health Research
19 Nov 2020 SSA NSW Early Career and Student Statistician Event 2020
18 Nov 2020 The University of Wollongong's 2020 Statistical Science Lecturer: Sally Cripps
17 Nov 2020 Should statisticians all work from home even after lockdown?
17 Nov 2020 SSA Vic Special General Meeting
11 Nov 2020 Computing Bayes: Bayesian Computation from 1763 to the 21st Century
11 Nov 2020 CPD121 - Workshop: Data visualisation with R
10 Nov 2020 WA Branch Meeting - Prof Ryan Loxton - Optimisation in Practice
5 Nov 2020 On the importance to society of high quality public statistics
4 Nov 2020 IASS Webinar 3: "Survey and Big Data Interactions (during the COVID emergency)"
30 Oct 2020 Environmental Stats October seminar – Erin Schliep (University of Missouri)
28 Oct 2020 SA Branch webinar: Instrumental variables: a review of the rationale for their use, assumptions and validation methods with application to estimating the impact of health spending on health outcomes
27 Oct 2020 SSA Canberra Branch Meeting: Dennis Trewin prize 2020
21 Oct 2020 NSW 2020 Lancaster Lecture: Count on someone who can count! by Dr. Thomas Fung
20 Oct 2020 Belz Lecture social event: Simon Pampena in The Probability Drive
20 Oct 2020 Trust in Official Statistics (Belz Lecture/World Statistics Day)
20 Oct 2020 Now at 3pm: Queensland branch meeting on World Statistics Day
20 Oct 2020 Queensland branch meeting on World Statistics Day
14 Oct 2020 Webinar: Inferring genetic relatedness to identify disease-causing variants and selection signals
13 Oct 2020 WA Branch Meeting - Prof Sally Cripps - Models and Uncertainty in the time of COVID-19
8 Oct 2020 Introduction To Multiple Linear And Multiple Logistic Regression In Health Research Using Sas And R
7 Oct 2020 Social event: Slide slam, SSA-style!
6 Oct 2020 SSA webinar: It’s Alive! Frankenstein for President
30 Sep 2020 NSW September Meeting: Monte Carlo Secrets Revealed - A (Zoom) Arena Spectacular by Dr Robert Salomone
30 Sep 2020 WA Young Statisticians Workshop 2020
30 Sep 2020 CPD120: Online workshop - Semiparametric regression with R
29 Sep 2020 SSA Canberra + ABS Meeting: Foreman Lecture
28 Sep 2020 Mathematics without Borders
25 Sep 2020 Webinar: Random Effects Inference in Linear Mixed Models: The good, the bad, and the misspecified
22 Sep 2020 Early Career Industry Showcase
21 Sep 2020 SSA webinar: Advances in Data Linking Methodology at the ABS
10 Sep 2020 SSA Webinar: An application of network meta-analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of electronic cigarette on smoking cessation
10 Sep 2020 CPD122 -SSA Online Workshop: Version control using Git and RStudio
8 Sep 2020 WA Branch Meeting (Zoom registrations) - Prof David Steel
8 Sep 2020 WA Branch Meeting - Prof David Steel - What could we expect from randomly selected samples for estimating the prevalence of COVID-19?
8 Sep 2020 External event: Text Analytics in Python (Advanced)
7 Sep 2020 RSS 2020 Online Conference
3 Sep 2020 SA Branch webinar: Propensity score techniques in multiple treatment framework: the estimation of neighbourhood effect
2 Sep 2020 External event: Analytics and Bikes: Riding Tandem with Motivate to Improve Mobility
1 Sep 2020 Partners in Prevention: Understanding and Enhancing First Responses to Suicide Crisis Situations
1 Sep 2020 External event: Introduction to Python for Data Science
31 Aug 2020 External event: Introduction to Regression Modelling in R
27 Aug 2020 Improving Prediction in Human Behavior Using Behavior Modifications
26 Aug 2020 SSA NSW August Virtual Event: How Statistics is used to help creating a better justice system – a case study
25 Aug 2020 Statistical consulting in the 21st century
24 Aug 2020 External event: Introductory Statistics for Researchers
24 Aug 2020 Data and Analytics Leaders Exchange 2020
20 Aug 2020 ACEMS' National Science Week Virtual Quiz
19 Aug 2020 SA Branch webinar - A LEGENDARY way to do observational data analysis at scale!
19 Aug 2020 External event: Introduction to R
17 Aug 2020 Webinar: Can multiple disparate data sources complement each other? The case of researching economic disadvantage in Australia.
14 Aug 2020 SA Branch Young Statisticians Career Event
11 Aug 2020 WA joint seminar with IBS - Dr Smaila Sanni
11 Aug 2020 External event: Introduction to R
6 Aug 2020 P-Values and "Statistical Significance": Deconstructing the Arguments
4 Aug 2020 SSA and ASPAI AGMs
31 Jul 2020 Talking to stakeholders: Statistics in the outside world
28 Jul 2020 Sharpening the BLADE - Missing Data Imputation using Supervised Machine Learning
28 Jul 2020 Workshop: Data visualisation with R
24 Jul 2020 SSA Webinar: Writing successful fellowships
24 Jul 2020 Workshop: Introduction to Julia for Statistics and Data Science
21 Jul 2020 'The Eye of the Beholder' : Regression Coefficients & Mechanical Objectivity in Public Health Research
20 Jul 2020 Workshop: Machine learning with Python
19 Jul 2020 The 35th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM2020)
15 Jul 2020 SA Branch webinar - Dr Natalie Twine
10 Jul 2020 Games Night - Plan your escape from our virtual Escape Room
10 Jul 2020 Virtual Poster Pitch
9 Jul 2020 SSA+NZSA virtual mini-conference
1 Jul 2020 Workshop of the 20th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications
30 Jun 2020 Beyond Beamer: Joint SSA Canberra/NSW + RLadies Meeting
26 Jun 2020 SSA Course: P-values and the normal assumption in scientific research.
23 Jun 2020 SSA Vic Mentoring Evening
22 Jun 2020 7th International Statistical Ecology Conference- external event
19 Jun 2020 Webinar: Getting to know our “cell mates”: A practical approach to microbiome analysis through a biostatistician’s lens.
17 Jun 2020 SA Branch webinar - Dr Oscar Perez-Concha
16 Jun 2020 Queensland branch meeting: Leveraging statistical shapes in genomics, looking beyond what’s Normal
10 Jun 2020 Webinar: Inquiry into the performance of the opinion polls at the 2019 Australian Federal Election – Update of progress made by the enquiry
9 Jun 2020 WA branch seminar - Dr Brenton R Clarke
5 Jun 2020 Seminar: Inferring genetic linkage maps from high-throughput sequencing data
2 Jun 2020 Queensland Branch meeting: "MIGHTY MAPS: Showcasing estimate uncertainty"
28 May 2020 Virtual Coffee - Member Catch Up and Discussion
27 May 2020 Webinar: A short overview into “how to make a learning healthcare system work”: from linking data, machine learning to ethics
27 May 2020 Queensland Branch Meeting: Searching for dark matter and new physics with GAMBIT
26 May 2020 Raising Heretics: Teaching effective scepticism using data science
21 May 2020 Data Collection in a time of multiple crises: The social research response to COVID-19, bushfires, and drought
19 May 2020 Trivia Night via Zoom, hosted by SSA Victoria
19 May 2020 Short Course: Study Design
12 May 2020 WA Young Statisticians Meeting
12 May 2020 Short Course: Introductory Statistics for Researchers
8 May 2020 SSA seminar: Jim Thorson (NOAA), Forecasting nonlocal climate impacts for mobile marine species using extensions to empirical orthogonal function analysis
4 May 2020 Short Course: Introduction to R
30 Apr 2020 Virtual Coffee - Member Catch Up and Discussion
28 Apr 2020 Vic Branch – COVID-19: modelling and public health policy
22 Apr 2020 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Murthy Mittinty
16 Apr 2020 Webinar: Learning about Covid-19 Known Unknowns: the essential role of statisticians
14 Apr 2020 WA Branch Meeting - Assoc/Prof Rachel Cardell-Oliver
31 Mar 2020 Vic Branch – Measuring Well-being
31 Mar 2020 SSA Vic AGM
26 Mar 2020 NSW Branch: AGM + Lancaster Lecture
25 Mar 2020 SA Branch Annual General Meeting
20 Mar 2020 SSA Webinar: Tales of an Applied Statistician
10 Mar 2020 WA Branch AGM and Meeting - Mark S. Handcock
5 Mar 2020 Bayesian Adaptive Randomised Clinical Trials Workshop
3 Mar 2020 Queensland Branch AGM 2020
27 Feb 2020 Bayesian Adaptive Randomised Clinical Trials Workshop
21 Feb 2020 Webinar: Statistical Machine Learning for Spatio-Temporal Forecasting
19 Feb 2020 SA Branch Meeting - Prof Omer Ozturk
7 Feb 2020 SSA Webinar: Do we die of only one cause?
11 Dec 2019 rOpenSci OzUnconf 2019 - external event
10 Dec 2019 Vic Branch – We all count: Strengthening stats and maths through diversity
9 Dec 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Longitudinal Data Analysis Course
6 Dec 2019 E. A. Cornish Memorial Lecture - SA Branch Meeting
6 Dec 2019 South Australia Biostatistics Networking
6 Dec 2019 SA Cornish Lecture
4 Dec 2019 UNSW Biostatistics Seminar
4 Dec 2019 Bayesian adaptive trials workshop - external event
3 Dec 2019 Webinar: Communicating risk and uncertainty with Sir David Spiegelhalter
3 Dec 2019 Queensland branch Xmas event
3 Dec 2019 Introduction to Python for Data Science - external event
3 Dec 2019 Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens 2019 - external event
2 Dec 2019 17th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM’19) - external event
1 Dec 2019 Workshops at Biometrics by the Botanic Gardens 2019 - external event
29 Nov 2019 Data Science and Social Good Symposium - external event
28 Nov 2019 WOMBAT 2019
26 Nov 2019 WA Branch: End of year dinner
26 Nov 2019 Sample Size and Power Calculations - external event
26 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Social Cost-Benefit Analysis Course - external event
25 Nov 2019 CPD95 - Bayes on the Beach 2019
21 Nov 2019 Workshop: Pragmatic randomised trial designs for evaluating health policy and practice change interventions - external event
19 Nov 2019 CPD108 - R skills workshops: Building R packages and R Markdown
19 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Gathering Qualitative Data Course - external event
19 Nov 2019 Bayesian Logistic Regression in Practice, using R or Autostat - External Event
18 Nov 2019 Webinar: Modelling Molecule Dropout in single cell RNA-seq Experiment Leads to Improved Identification of Marker Genes
18 Nov 2019 CPD107 - Machine Learning with Python
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: Annual Dinner
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: Annual Lecture by Prof Ian Marschner
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: J. B. Douglas Awards
13 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Essential Social Analysis Skills Course - external event
13 Nov 2019 NSW Branch: J.B. Douglas Awards Sponsorship
12 Nov 2019 WA Branch meeting: Prof Cathryn Lewis – Hansford-Miller Fellow 2019
12 Nov 2019 Time Series & Forecasting Symposium (TSF2019), Sydney - external event
8 Nov 2019 UQ Institute for Social Science Research: Program Evaluation Course
7 Nov 2019 Statistical Design and Analysis in Data Science - external event
7 Nov 2019 Statistical Design and Analysis in Data Science - external event
5 Nov 2019 WA Branch Young Statisticians: Meet up with Professor Cathryn Lewis (2019 Frank Hansford-Miller Fellow)
5 Nov 2019 Queensland Branch meeting - November
4 Nov 2019 CPD97- Network meta-analysis and population adjustment for decision-making - CPD97
31 Oct 2019 Vic Branch – Belz Dinner
31 Oct 2019 Vic Branch – Statistics is the Crown Jewel of Data Science (Belz Lecture)
28 Oct 2019 Webinar: An introduction to business analytics beyond statistical analysis
23 Oct 2019 SA Branch Meeting: Dr David Baird VSN NZ Ltd
21 Oct 2019 NSW Branch: October Event by Prof Elizabeth Stuart
21 Oct 2019 B&B Networking Event
21 Oct 2019 CPD105 - Propensity score methods for estimating causal effects in non-experimental studies: The why, what, and how
9 Oct 2019 SSA NSW Young Statisticians & Data Scientist Careers Networking
8 Oct 2019 WA Branch: Displaying Uncertainty and Risk - Dr John Henstridge
3 Oct 2019 Randomization, Bootstrap and Monte Carlo Methods in Biology - external event
1 Oct 2019 SSA-Event: YSC2019 Dinner - Kingston Hotel
1 Oct 2019 Queensland branch meeting: Automated Technologies for Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
1 Oct 2019 SSA-Event: Young Statisticians Conference 2019
30 Sep 2019 CPD102 - SSA Canberra/YSC Event: Pre-Conference Trivia Night!
30 Sep 2019 CPD103 - Maximising the use of Australian Bureau of Statistics Data Products and Analysis Tools
30 Sep 2019 CPD98- Communicating with R Markdown
30 Sep 2019 CPD101- Mediation Analysis Using Potential Outcome Framework
26 Sep 2019 SA Branch Meeting: Peter Kasprzak
24 Sep 2019 NSW Branch: A notion of depth for curve data by Dr Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux
24 Sep 2019 Vic Branch – Young Statisticians Showcase 2019
23 Sep 2019 CPD106- Advanced R skills: Introduction to Shiny and Building R Packages
17 Sep 2019 SSA Webinar with Noel Cressie: Inference for Spatio-Temporal Changes of Arctic Sea Ice.
10 Sep 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Matt Schneider
5 Sep 2019 Applied Statistics and Policy Analysis Conference, 2019 - external event
3 Sep 2019 Queensland Branch meeting: Shiny showcase
28 Aug 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Kathy Haskard
27 Aug 2019 Vic Branch – Detecting botnet activity using machine learning
20 Aug 2019 Talk on the QUT Digital Observatory
19 Aug 2019 Oceania Stata Conference - external event
18 Aug 2019 ISI 2019 – 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress - external event
13 Aug 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Joint IBS and SSA - Suman Rakshit
7 Aug 2019 SA Young Statisticians' Career Event
7 Aug 2019 2019 International Conference and Workshops on Survey Research Methodology - external event
6 Aug 2019 NSW Branch: Gender and Cultural Bias In Student Evaluations of Teaching at Universities by A/Prof Yanan Fan
24 Jul 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Murthy N Mittinty
24 Jul 2019 The Research School on Statistics and Data Science 2019 (RSSDS2019) - external event
18 Jul 2019 Vic Branch - Tutorial on sequential Monte Carlo methods in statistics
18 Jul 2019 Minitab Insights Event Australia - external event
17 Jul 2019 Statistical Tools for the Pharmaceutical Industry - external event
9 Jul 2019 (Cancelled) WA Branch Meeting
9 Jul 2019 SSA-QLD Career Seminar: Lead With Statistics
7 Jul 2019 34th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (IWSM2019) - external event
4 Jul 2019 Gaining skills in biostatistical consultancy- CPD94
3 Jul 2019 R skills workshops: R Markdown and Building R packages
2 Jul 2019 Tutorial on Sequential Monte Carlo methods in Statistics
1 Jul 2019 Computational and Applied Statistics (CAS 2019) - external event
30 Jun 2019 42nd Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Conference 2019 - external event
28 Jun 2019 Semiparametric regression with R - CPD99
26 Jun 2019 SA Meetup event: What went wrong with the polls? Do statisticians have a role to play?
25 Jun 2019 Vic Branch - Mentoring Breakfast
19 Jun 2019 Systematic reviews & meta-analysis of prognosis studies
11 Jun 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Dr Adriano Polpo - Hypothesis Tests: Using Adaptive Significance Levels for Decisions
11 Jun 2019 Data science helping to create a better justice system - an ACEMS Public Lecture at UTS
29 May 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Dr Beben Benyamin & Dr Ang Zhou
28 May 2019 Vic Branch – A recipe for quantifying the impact of prevention
28 May 2019 ICORS-LACSC 2019 - external event
16 May 2019 Fast algorithms and modern visualisations for feature selection - CPD96
14 May 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Young Statisticians Meeting
7 May 2019 QLD branch - Multimorbidity: Measurement for Health related Quality of Life and Health service use
7 May 2019 Chief Data & Analytics Officer Exchange - external event
4 May 2019 Data Day- Melbourne - external event
2 May 2019 Data Day- Sydney - external event
30 Apr 2019 Vic Branch – Reproducibility and Open Science
29 Apr 2019 Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R
17 Apr 2019 SA Branch Meeting - Professor Michael Sorich
9 Apr 2019 WA Branch Meeting - Prof Inge Koch
19 Mar 2019 Vic Branch – AGM + Statistics with industry: demonstrating impact
11 Dec 2018 Queensland Xmas Party
26 Sep 2018 Young Statisticians’ Workshop 2018
25 Sep 2018 Urban Modelling and Understanding with Machine Learning
11 Sep 2018 Young Statistician Careers Seminar
5 Sep 2018 Workshop: Semiparametric Regression with R with Matt Wand
28 Aug 2018 SSA Biostatistics Networking Event
26 Aug 2018 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018

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