Date

Location

Speaker

Title

Friday
September 14
1:30

ASB 10900

Arden Miller, University of Auckland

Using Supersaturated Designs for Screening Applications 
Canceled

ASB 10900

Liza Levina, University of Michgan

Regularized Estimation of Large Covariance Matrices 
Friday
October 12
1:30

ASB 10900

Fanny Lin, Feng Chia University

Waveletbased Forecasting of Mortality Improvement Rates at Advanced Ages 
Friday
October 26
1:30

ASB 10900

Jiahua Chen, University of British Columbia

Extended Bayesian Information Criteria for Model Selection with Large Model Spaces 
Friday
November 2
1:30

ASB 10900

Guangzhe Fan, University of Waterloo

KernelInduced Classification Trees and Random Forests 
Friday
November 9
1:30

To be announced

Pacific Northwest Statistics Meeting

To be announced 
Monday
Novermber 26
14:00

ASB 9896

Bovas Abraham, University of Waterloo

Gamma Stochastic Volatility Models 
Friday
November 30
1:30

ASB 10900

Raphael Gottardo, University of British Columbia

Statistical challenges in highthroughput chromatin immunoprecipitation assays 
Friday
December 7
12:304:00

The Diamond Family Theatre, BC Cancer Research Center

Jiahua Chen, UBC and Tom Loughin, SFU

Joint SFU/UBC and BRG seminar 
Friday
December 14
1:30

ASB 10900

Jeffrey S. Pai, University of Manitoba

Temperature Derivatives Using Forecasts of Vector ARFIMA Processes 
Friday
January 11
1:30

ASB 10900

Liza Levina, University of Michgan

Permutationinvariant regularization of large covariance matrices 
Friday
January 18
1:30

ASB 10900

Melissa Dobbie, AusCan Scholar 2008, CSIRO, Australia

PIMS talk: Monitoring the health of Queensland’s rivers: steps to designing an optimal spatial sampling scheme 
Friday
January 25
1:30

ASB 10900

Chunfang Lin, Simon Fraser University

A Flexible Method for Constructing Designs for Computer Experiments 
Friday
February 1
1:30

ASB 10900

Thérèse A. Stukel, University of Toronto

Analysis of Observational Studies in the Presence of Treatment Selection Bias 
Friday
February 8
1:30

ASB 10900

Jim Ramsay, McGill University

Parameter Cascading for High Dimensional Models 
Friday
February 15
1:30

ASB 10900

Michael Dowd, Dalhousie University

Sequential Monte Carlo Approaches for Parameter and State Estimation 
Friday
February 22
1:30

ASB 10900

William A. Brenneman, The Procter & Gamble Company

Examples of Industrial Problems Leading to Statistical Research 
Friday
February 29
1:30

ASB 10900

Jock MacKay, University of Waterloo

Watfactory – A Virtual Environment for Process Improvement 
Wednesday
March 5
12:30

ASB 10940

Karen Kopciuk, the Alberta Cancer Board

Estimation and study design issues for characterizing genes with variability in ageatonset disease phenotypes 
Friday
March 7
1:30

ASB 10900

Nitis Mukhopadhyay, University of Connecticut

On FixedWidth Confidence Intervals 
Friday
March 14
1:30

ASB 10900

Lang Wu, University of British Columbia

Mixed Effects Models with Incompletely Observed Data 
Thursday
March 20
SPECIAL TIME: 2:45

ASB 10900

Doug Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Robust Spline and Wavelet Curve Estimates Using Pseudodata 
Friday
March 28
1:30

ASB 10900

Stephen J. Blumberg, U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cell Phones and Telephone Surveys: New Biases and New Challenges 
Tuesday
April 1
1:30

ASB 10900

Helen MacGillivray, Queensland University of Technology

Real data, real students, real projects: Learning statistical thinking through statistical discovery tours 
Friday
April 4
1:30

ASB 10900

Hyun Ja Lim, University of Saskatchewan

Semiparametric Failure Time Models for the Analysis of Recurrent Event Data 
Friday
April 11
1:30

ASB 10900

Geneviève Lefebvre, University of British Columbia

Comparing traditional regression and inverseprobabilityweighting for estimating causal effects: a Bayes risk approach 
Wednesday
April 16
11:00

ASB 10900

Lei Sun, University of Toronto

The multiplicity problem in GenomeWide Association (GWA) studies 
Friday
April 18
1:30

ASB 10900

Patrick Wessa, U Leuven in Belgium

Let us free statistics of irreproducible research 
Wednesday
April 23
1:30

ASB 10940

Zuzana Hrdlickova, UBC at Okanagan

Comparison of different approximations of powers of some tests in multivariate generalized linear models 
Friday
April 2425

UBC

National Program in Complex Data Structures

Statistical Innovation for the Analysis of Complex Data in Medical and Health Sciences 
Monday
May 12
2:00

K9509

Cynthia Wilson Garvan, University of Florida

Collaborating with Physicians 
Wednesday
June 11
1:30

K9509

Philippe Artzner, Strasbourg University

RISK MEASURES AND EFFICIENT USE OF CAPITAL 
Wednesday
July 23
1:30

K9509

Arthur Pewsey, University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain

Modelling Circular Data 