Call for Participation

Short Courses

We are featuring a set of interesting short courses:

Invited Sessions

We are calling for proposals for invited sessions. Please submit by Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at


NESS 2021 is happy to announce that registration is open to everyone at Join us by registering no later than September 30, 2021.

Student Paper Competition

Students are encouraged to submit papers for consideration of 3 student paper awards. Manuscripts need to be emailed to with the title Paper Competition Submission no later than Monday, September 20 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. More information is available on the IBM Student Research Awards page.

Student Poster Competition

Students are encouraged to submit posters to the Munich Re/HSB student poster competition (with a sponsor to be named). Abstracts need to be submitted no later than Sunday, September 26 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Please email your abstract to

Chernoff Lecture

The New England Statistical Society has created the Chernoff Excellence in Statistics Award to commemorate Herman Chernoff’s outstanding, long-term contributions to the field of statistics. These contributions include work on large sample theory, experimental design, sequential analysis, methods of presenting statistical data in visual form, and statistical decision making. The Chernoff Excellence in Statistics Awards is the most prestigious award bestowed by the NESS, given to an individual who, in the tradition of Herman Chernoff’s work, has made exceptional contributions to the theory, methodology, or novel applications to statistics and/or data science. The awardee will be revealed at the last session on Saturday, October 2, 2021, and the awardee will give the Chernoff Lecture.


The conference will be held in Providence, Rhode Island on the University Of Rhode Island Providence Campus ( with a possibility for remote participation.