IYSM 2014 - International Young Statistician Meeting
y-SIS Satellite Event of the XLVII Scientific Meeting
June 13-14, 2014
The Satellite Event included 2 tutorials, a round table with people from the young/junior
section of the International Statistical Societies, “best PhD thesis award” session, Dinner and Social
17.45-19.00: PhD award Special Session. Discussion of the PhD thesis awarded with the SIS prize (category 2012-2013)
---> Best PhD Thesis award - Statistics to Sara Wade for the Thesis entitled “Bayesian nonparametric regression through mixture models”.
---> Best PhD Thesis award - Applied Statistics and Demography to Francesca Ieva for the Thesis entitled "Statistical Methods for Classification in Cardiovascular Healthcare"
20.30 Dinner @ Major Preep - via Vittorio Emanuele 307
---> Photos coming soon
9.30-13.00: Tutorial I – "Bayesian Variable Selection: Past, Present and Future" (given by Ed George and Veronika Rockova, Department of Statistics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA)
---> Part I and II - The Variable Selection Problem and The Bayesian Uncertainty Framework
---> Part III - Bayesian Variable Selection for the Normal Linear Model
--> Part IV - BART: Bayesian Additive Regression Trees
14.15-16.00: Tutorial II – "Advances in Bayesian Bioinformatics: Models and Integrative Inference for High-Throughput Data" (given by Francesco Stingo, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX)
---> Advances in Bayesian Bioinformatics: Models and Integrative Inference for High-Throughput Data
16.30-18.30: Round Table - "Being a statistician in Europe: topics and challenges"
The organizers wish to thank all the speakers and partecipants!!!