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Agenda of the 37th New England Statistics Symposium

  • Continental Breakfasts will be served every day, with coffee/tea, water, orange juice, sliced fresh fruit and a baked good.

Monday, May 20, 2024

  • 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM: Registration
    • location: Austin Building Room 218
  • 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM: Short courses
    • location: Austin Building Room 108 for [SC1] An Introduction to the Statistical Foundations of Transfer Learning
    • location: Austin Building Room 105 for [SC2] Large Scale Spatial Data Science
    • location: Austin Building Room 110 for [SC3] Statistical Network Analysis in R
  • 08:30 AM - 10:00 PM: Morning Refreshment
  • 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM: Lunch
    • Lunch on Short Course days will be sandwiches/wraps with chips, apples, water/Coke/Sprite, and cookies.
  • 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM: Afternoon Coffee Break

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

  • 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM: Registration
    • location: Austin Building Room 218
  • 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM: Short courses
    • location: Austin Building Room 105 for [SC4] Informative Prior Elicitation Using Historical Data, Expert Opinion, and Other Sources
    • location: Austin Building Room 108 for [SC5] Introduction to Causal Inference: From Theory to Practice
    • location: Austin Building Room 110 for [SC6] Tutorial on Deep Learning and Generative AI
  • 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Morning Refreshment
  • 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM: Lunch
    • Lunch on Short Course days will be sandwiches/wraps with chips, apples, water/Coke/Sprite, and cookies.
  • 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM: Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM: Statathon Presentations
    • location: Austin Building Room 313

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

  • 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM: Registration
    • location: Lobby of the McHugh building
  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM: Morning Refreshment
  • 08:30 AM - 10:10 AM: Parallel Session 1
  • 10:10 AM - 10:25 AM: Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:25 AM - 10:45 AM: Welcome Remarks
    • location: McHugh 102
    • Speakers: Rebecca Betensky (President-Elect of New England Statistical Society)
      Ofer Harel (Interim Dean of CLAS, UConn)
    • location: McHugh 102
  • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM: Plenary Session 1 (Jianqing Fan)
    • location: McHugh 102
  • 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: Plenary Panel Session
    • location: McHugh 102
  • 12:45 PM - 02:00 PM: Lunch
    • Lunch will be in McMahon Dining Hall, and it will be diner’s choice from anything from the menu that day.
    • MRH: McMahon Residence and Dining Hall, 2011 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269
  • 02:00 PM - 03:40 PM: Parallel Session 2
  • 03:40 PM - 04:00 PM: Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 04:00 PM - 05:40 PM: Parallel Session 3
  • 05:40 PM - 06:30 PM: Virtual Career Fair

Thursday, May 23, 2024

  • 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM: Registration
    • location: McHugh building
  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM: Morning Refreshment
  • 08:45 AM - 10:25 AM: Parallel Session 4
  • 10:25 AM - 10:50 AM: Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM: Plenary Session 2 (Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen)
    • location: McHugh 102
  • 11:50 AM - 02:00 PM: Lunch and Poster session
    • Lunch will be in Rome Ballroom and will include assorted sandwiches, chips, pickles, mixed greens salad, water/Coke/Sprite, and cookies.
    • ROME: Rome Commons Building, 2nd Floor Ballroom, 626 Gilbert Road Extension, Storrs, CT 06269
  • 02:00 PM - 03:40 PM: Parallel Session 5
  • 03:40 PM - 04:00 PM: Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 04:00 PM - 05:40 PM: Parallel Session 6
  • 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM: Symposium Banquet
  • 07:30 PM - 08:20 PM: Banquet Talk
    • location: Banquet will be in Rome Ballroom and will include a reception with crackers and cheese, rolls with butter, mixed greens salad, Balsamic glazed chicken, with Chef’s choice of starch and veggie, Vegan penne pasta with olive oil/tomato/garlic, assorted pastries, coffee/tea/water/Coke/Sprite, and cookies.
    • ROME: Rome Commons Building, 2nd Floor Ballroom, 626 Gilbert Road Extension, Storrs, CT 06269

Friday, May 24, 2024

  • 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM: Registration
    • location: McHugh building
  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM: Morning Refreshment
  • 08:45 AM - 10:25 AM: Parallel Session 7
  • 10:25 AM - 10:50 AM: Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM: Plenary Session 3 (Ji-Hyun Lee)
    • location: McHugh 102
  • 11:50 AM - 01:30 PM: Lunch (BBQ)
    • Lunch will be in Student Union Ballroom, 3rd floor.
    • SU: Student Union Ballroom, 3rd floor, 2110 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269
  • 01:30 PM - 03:10 PM: Parallel Session 8
  • 03:10 PM - 03:30 PM: Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM: Awards Ceremony (Chernoff Award, Student Research Awards, Student Poster Awards; NextGen Scholarships)
  • 04:45 PM - 05:00 PM: Closing Remarks
    • location: McHugh 102