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Special Sessions

Current List of Special Sessions

Special Session Title Mini-Plenary Speaker
Bayesian methods for drug research Prof Emmanuel Lesaffre
Complex Sampling Prof Steve Heeringa
Applications of Stochastic processes Dr Gregory Levitin
Biostatistics Prof Din Chen (also a plenary speaker)

Bayesian network applications and distributed reasoning systems

Dr Gregor Pavlin

Business Analytics in Data Science Dr Robert N. Rodriguez (also a plenary speaker), Patrick Hall (YouTube VideoProf Edward Jones and Prof Montaz Ali

Risk theory in finance and actuarial science


Statistics in sport

Prof Tim Swartz photo1 of the special session photo 2 of the special session

Statistical image processing and robotics 

Dr Robert King

Official statistics

Walter Radermacher (also a plenary speaker)
Statistics Education Session: Creating on-line Teaching Materials for Teaching Introductory Statistics in South Africa  Prof Chris Wild

Multivariate Data Analysis

Prof Maurizio Vichi
Experimental Design Prof Linda Haines

Statistical process control

Prof Abrie van der MerweProf Peihua Qiu
Spatial Statistics Prof Alfred Stein
Statistics in Nanoscience and Chemical Risk Assessment Dr. Fadri Gottschalk
The Analysis of Data from Clinical Trials Dr Carl Lombard
Fit In or Fall Out: Statistical Distributions   Prof N. Balakrishnan
Bayesian stream Prof Don Rubin
Extreme Value Theory  Prof Jan Beirlant
Multilevel Modeling Dr Agnes Stancel-Piatak

Additional open streams:

Young Statistician’s stream

Statistical methodology and techniques

COE-MaSS sessions presentation slides