The NZSA is delighted to be a sponsor of the 2022 Ihaka Lectures on the theme of  Building Building Blocks for Data Science.

The lectures are free and can be attended in-person or via livestream.

Bookings are required for in-person attendance and can be made at Eventbrite:

Registration is not required for livestreaming but if you do register, Eventbrite will send you a reminder email.


The lectures in the 2022 series are:


Lecture 1: Thursday 28 July 2022, 6:30pm

The genesis of experimentation

Dr Emi Tanaka, Senior Lecturer in Statistics, Monash University

Livestream link


Lecture 2: Thursday 4 August 2022, 6:30pm

New plumbing: Adding a pipe operator to base R

Professor Luke Tierney, Ralph E. Wareham Professor of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Iowa

Livestream link


Lecture 3: Thursday 11 August 2022, 6:30pm

Perspectives on the last decade in data science tools

Wes McKinney, CTO and co-founder of Voltron Data

Livestream link


Abstracts for the lectures can be found here.