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LISA 2020 Symposium

posted Apr 16, 2017, 10:13 AM by LISA ‎(Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis)‎   [ updated May 4, 2017, 9:45 AM ]
Emanuel Msemo, Dr. Benedicto Kazuzuru, and Adam Edwards at SUALISA
Dr. Olusanya Olubusoye of UI-LISA
Dr. Olawale Awe of LISAC
Dr. Carla Vivacqua (left) with LEA
Dr. Ayele Taye Goshu, Dr. Eric Vance, Dr. Zeytu Gashaw, and the head of department at HwU SCC

LISA 2020 invites you to our 2017 Symposium!

July 14-15, 2017
Atlas Medina Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco (July 14)
prior to the International Statistical Institute's World Statistics Congress (July 16-21)

Complete an application form.

LISA 2020 is a program established by LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis) now at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA to train statisticians and data scientists from developing countries to enable and accelerate research to solve real-world problems and build a network of 20 statistical collaboration laboratories by 2020.

Symposium Schedule:

  • 1st Day, July 14: Leadership, administration, and non-technical collaboration skills (Atlas Medina Hotel)
  • 1st Night, July 14: Social dinner in the Djemaa el-Fnaa square in Marrakech's old city medina quarter
  • 2nd Day, July 15: Technical skills—participants attend a WSC workshop to improve statistics and data science skills (Location TBD)
Additional Events at World Statistics Congress:
  • July 16-21: Sharing of best practices via invited paper sessions IPS 086 and 087, the LISA 2020 WSC Special Topics Session, and Lunch Roundtable Discussions (Locations TBD)

IPS 087 "Collaborations with Business and Industry"

  • Dr. Olusanya Olubusoye, University of Ibadan Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (UI-LISA), Nigeria
  • Dr. Benedicto Kazuzuru, Sokoine University of Agriculture Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (SUALISA), Tanzania
  • Dr. Bhaswati Ganguli, India
  • Dr. Imran Khan, India
  • Discussant: Dr. Eric Vance, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA), USA

IPS 086 “How Statistical Collaboration Laboratories Enhance Statistical Education”

  • Dr. Eric Vance, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA), USA
  • Dr. Olawale Awe, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis and Collaboration (LISAC), Nigeria
  • Dr. Ayele Taye Goshu, Hawassa University Statistical Collaboration Center (HwU SCC), Ethiopia
  • Dr. Carla Vivacqua, Laboratório de Estatística Aplicada (LEA), Brazil
  • Discussant: Dr. Jim Rosenberger, USA

Special Topics Session “Challenges and Solutions for Building Statistics Capacity in Developing Countries”

  • Lillian Siziba, Zimbabwe
  • Dr. Muhammad Amin, Pakistan
  • Demisew Gebru, Hawassa University Statistical Collaboration Center (HwU SCC), Ethiopia
  • Nelson Taruvinga, Zimbabwe
  • Emanuel Msemo, Sokoine University of Agriculture Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (SUALISA), Tanzania