Events Upcoming and Past

  • Women in Data Science NZ 2022
    The Women in Data Science NZ (WiDS NZ) 2022 event will be held as a Zoom webinar on the evenings of Thursday 10 and 17 March 2022, 4:30pm-8pm.   The event is being hosted by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Victoria University of Wellington, and the New Zealand Statistical Association has partnered with the ...
  • NZSA UnConference December 2021
    University of Auckland 1-2 December 2021 Unfortunately due to the COVID, this conference was cancelled. The NZSA UnConference is intended to provide members of the New Zealand Statistical Association a chance to meet up, share ideas, and statistical expertise in a conference-like setting. We make this distinction because the UnConference will be unconventional, in that it will not be ...
  • Ihaka Lecture Series 2021
    2021 series – Looking on the bright side https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/2021-ihaka-lecture-series-looking-on-the-bright-side-tickets-131958231623 We should be worried about how much of our personal data businesses are gathering, but are there benefits to be had from allowing our health system to know more about us? We are on constant guard to protect our computers from viruses, but when a virus strikes humanity, can ...
  • Webinar/lecture – From sea snails to right whales: a walk on the wild side of statistics
    Inaugural lecture by Professor Rachel Fewster, Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland   Monday, 30 November 2020, 6:00 – 7:00 PM (with refreshments at  5:00 PM) Engineering Lecture Theatre 401, Building 401 (401-401) 20 Symonds Street, Auckland   Abstract Statistics is all about making sense of data. The ecological sciences are a statistician’s paradise, continually generating new types of data that ...
  • Online Workshop – Commonly Used Biostatistical Methods For Analysing Longitudinal Data In Health Research
    Workshop dates 20th and 21st November (2 day online workshop) Description This two day short course will provide participants with a good understanding of statistical techniques appropriate for analyzing longitudinal and clustered data. Using provided medical and epidemiological datasets, participants will undertake a series of tasks using STATA statistical software which will enable them to gain experience in ...
  • Webinar – Computing Bayes: Bayesian Computation from 1763 to the 21st Century 
    The Bayesian Section of the SSA is pleased to announce a webinar with Gael M. Martin on 11 November 2020 at 4-5PM (AEDT).         6-7pm NZDT About this webinar: The Bayesian statistical paradigm uses the language of probability to express uncertainty about the phenomena that generate observed data. Probability distributions thus characterize Bayesian inference, with the rules of ...
  • New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics Postgraduate (NZMASP) conference
        The Conference is online this year, and is coming up in November 2020. Registration is FREE! https://nzmaspconference.wordpress.com/nzmasp2020/
  • SSA Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting, 7- 9 December 2020
    Submit an abstract! We are proud to announce the Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting, a virtual event where statistical consultants can connect, present their ideas, discuss best practice, and more!  The event will be held 7-9 December 2020 in three-hour sessions (11am-2pm AEDT), and will feature: A keynote talk by Doug Zahn (Florida State) Contributed talks Lunchtime discussions on ...
  • Message from SSA and NZSA Presidents about attending ANZSC 2021
  • Statistical consulting in the 21st century
    Open to NZSA members: https://statsoc.org.au/event-3914417 We are proud to announce a special event later this month: a panel discussion on “Statistical consulting in the 21st century”, hosted jointly by the Statistical Consulting Network, the Canberra Branch and the Victorian Branch. Please see below for more details. Please note the unusual time (to cater for the speaker lineup) ...
  • Australia and New Zealand Statistical Conference July 2021
    ANZSC2021 https://anzsc2021.com.au/  
  • NZSA UnConference November 2020
    University of Auckland 24-25 November 2020 The unfortunate events surround COVID-19 have meant that those NZSA members who were planning to attend our joint meeting with the SSA on the Gold Coast this July were unable to do so in person. Therefore the NZSA will run a mini conference on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th November 2020 at the ...
  • Virtual mini-conference July 2020
    SSA and NZSA will host a virtual conference session on July 9, from 1pm to 2:30pm AEST ( 3pm NZST). Sepi Sharif, talking about “Exploring the computational efficacy of Inductive Linearisation to solve for pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic systems of nonlinear ordinary differential equations“ Gang Xie, who will encourage us to “Please join us – say ‘No’ to Null Hypothesis Significance Testing“ Michael ...
  • Mathematics in Industry NZ (MINZ)
    MINZ 2020_ Poster University of Canterbury Monday 22nd June – Friday 26th June 2020 Registration is open at http://minz.org.nz Mathematics-in-Industry NZ (MINZ) events offer a collaborative approach to industry problem solving, where mathematical scientists tackle real life problems shared by companies. This week-long intensive period of collaborative brain-storming is a great way of solving problems arising in industry and the ...
  • Ihaka Lecture Series 2020
    2020 series – The role of statistics and computing in public and social policy https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/science/about-the-faculty/department-of-statistics/ihaka-lecture-series.html Corporations are collecting and mining mountains of data to make better consumers of us all, but there are also vast quantities of data being gathered by public organisations for administrative and policy purposes. The 2020 Ihaka Lecture Series brings together three experts to discuss ...
  • Short Course – Modelling Ordinal Categorical Data
    What: Short Course on Modelling Ordinal Categorical Data When: Thursday 13th February 2020, 11am – 4pm Where: Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Campus, HULT119 Cost: Free (Lunch provided)   Victoria University of Wellington School of Mathematics and Statistics is excited to announce that Distinguished Emeritus Professor Alan Agresti (University of Florida) will be taking a short course on Modelling Ordinal Categorical Data. The one day course will ...
  • Hadley Wickham
    We can again celebrate Hadley’s success. This time he is being inducted into the Fairfield College Ngaa Rau Huia o te Kura – Alumni Centre of Excellence. The induction ceremony will be at Fairfield College in Hamilton on Monday December 2 2019 at 6pm. If you would like to attend (see the invitation below) please RSVP Lorelle Brown ...
  • AUT Mathematical Sciences Symposium 21-22 Nov 2019
    The Mathematical Sciences Research Group (MSRG), Department of Mathematical Sciences, School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology is hosting a Symposium over the period Thursday 21st November – Friday 22nd November 2019. The symposium will be held at Auckland University of Technology, WF Building, AUT City Campus, Auckland Central, rooms WF710 and ...
  • Bayesian data analysis
    Monday 11 November – Wednesday 13 November 2019 (Dr Matthew Schofield)   Bayesian methods are increasingly popular in many scientific disciplines. This workshop will cover the foundations of Bayesian methods with a focus on application. A variety of examples will be used to show how to fit Bayesian models using freely available statistical software packages R, JAGS and ...
  • R-Ladies Meetup – 10 October 2019
    https://www.meetup.com/rladies-auckland/events/265086293/
  • International Statistical Ecology Conference 2020
    You are now invited to submit an abstract for a presentation or poster at the International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC2020), to be held on June 22-26, 2020 in Sydney Australia.  Abstracts are due by December 2, 2019.  Bursaries are available to presenters from developing countries.   For details go to the conference website http://www.isec2020.org   We have an exciting and diverse scientific program planned at the interface ...
  • Mirzakhani Hui
    You are invited to attend this year’s Mirzakhani Hui (named for Maryam Mirzakhani), a local conference for women in the lower North Island from Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Modelling and Computer Science that is now going into its third year. It is to be held at Tatum Park on November 14th 2019. For those of you who ...
  • Tauranga STEM Festival
    Saturday 12 October 2019 https://www.taurangastemfestival.co.nz/
  • NZ Statistical Association Conference 2019
    We are delighted to announce the upcoming New Zealand Statistical Association Conference (NZSA2019), hosted by the University of Otago at our Dunedin campus and taking place during Otago’s 150th anniversary year. The main conference activities will take place from Tuesday, 26th November to Thursday 28th November, with an evening welcome session on Monday, 25th November for ...
  • Wellington Statistics Group
    Professor Estate Khmaladze, Victoria University of Wellington What can we say about linear regression? Extension to general parametric regression. 28 February 2019 Room 350, Cotton Building, Victoria University of Wellington  
  • Women in Data Science Conference
    The Global WiDS Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. WiDS Wellington is an independent event organised by Victoria University of Wellington to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. All ...
  • CensusAtSchool
    What is CensusAtSchool? The only national survey to comprehensively chart children’s views of their own lives is taking place across New Zealand and the Cook Islands from March 4. This year, we ask kids about issues as wide-ranging as climate change, the amount of time they spend on digital devices, and how they handle interpersonal issues.   CensusAtSchool New ...
  • Australian Statistical Society and New Zealand Statistical Association Conference 2021
    5 – 9 July 2021 ANZSC 2021 will be held virtually. The theme for the 2021 conference is Modelling Data for a Brighter Future https://anzsc2021.com.au/ Name: ANZSC 2021 Venue: Virtual conference Expected attendance: 400-500pax    
  • MINZ 2019
    Mathematics in Industry NZ 24-28 June 2019, University of Auckland Science Centre Mathematics-in-Industry NZ (MINZ) events offer a collaborative approach to industry problem solving, where mathematical scientists tackle real life problems shared by companies. This week-long intensive period of collaborative brain-storming is a great way of solving problems arising in industry and the environment. Come join us at University ...
  • 2019 Ihaka Lecture Series
    Rise of the machine learners: Statistical learning in the compuational era Whether labelled as machine learning, predictive algorithms, statistical learning, or AI, the ability of computers to make real-world decisions is rising every year. The 2019 Ihaka Lecture Series brings together four experts at the interface of statistics and computer science to discuss how computers do it, ...
  • R-Ladies Auckland Meet-Up
    SQL Workshop presented by Steph Locke Tuesday 19 February 2019 6pm  
  • NZ Analytics Forum
    New Zealand Analytics Forum The New Zealand Analytics Forum is a community of over 2,000 professionals who apply analytics to solve business problems. The Forum explores analytics and data science across different industries, and seeks to have a positive influence in New Zealand. The Forum was formed in 2013 and gathers together on a regular basis in. Our regular ...
  • 2018 Joint NZSA and ORSNZ Conference
    Tuesday 27th November – Friday 30th November 2018 Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand   The New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA) and the Operations Research Society of New Zealand (ORSNZ) are holding a joint conference hosted by Massey University at their Manawatu campus in 2018. This conference incorporates both the 69th Annual NZSA Conference and the 52nd annual ORSNZ Conference. The conference ...
  • WIMSIG Conference 2017: Celebration of Women in Australian Mathematical Sciences
    The Women in Mathematics group of the Australian Mathematical Society is organizing Australia’s first research conference showcasing the research of women in the mathematical sciences.