SECS News & Events

  • Call for abstracts Early Career and Student Statistician Network (ECSSN) Mini-conference 2022: 15 Nov 2022, Online/Perth
    Call for abstracts ECSSN (Early Career and Student Statistician Network) Mini-conference 2022. The “Miniconference” is jointly hosted by the WA Branch, the SSA ECSS Network and the Student and Early Career Statisticians Network (SECS) of the New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA). An “Early Career or Student Statistician” is anyone who is currently studying statistics or data science, or ...
  • SSA & NZSA ECSSNS Joint Seminar Series, first speaker Timothy Bilton, 15 September 20222
    Our Early Career and Student Statisticians Network from Australia and New Zealand proudly present the first speaker of our first ever joint seminar series. Dr Timothy Bilton The Academia-Industry War: Surviving the conflict between two opposing ideals as a graduate student 15 Sep 2022, 3pm NZST /1:00 PM (AEST) @ Online Abstract: The world of industry-based research and academia typically ...
  • Australasian Applied Statistics Conference 2022
    The AASC2022 being held between 28 November– 2 December 2022 at the beautiful RACV Inverloch Resort, Victoria, Australia. Registration is now open via the conference website: https://aasc2022.netlify.app/ This conference is an excellent opportunity to liaise with fellow statisticians within the agricultural, biological and environmental sciences, and to keep abreast of the most recent developments in applied statistics.
  • The New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics postgraduate conference, 17-19 November 2022, in Wānaka
    The New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics postgraduate conference (NZMASP) allows postgraduate students in mathematics and statistics at all New Zealand universities to share their research and build relationships to allow for collaboration. This year, the conference will be held in Wānaka on the 17-19 November. All New Zealand-based postgraduate students whose research involves statistics or ...
  • European Statistics Awards worldwide competition
    Eurostat is organising the European Statistics Awards Programme, with worldwide competitions in the fields of nowcasting and web intelligence. The main goal of the competition is to discover promising methodologies and data sources that could be used to improve the production of European statistics.  The first round is the European Statistics Awards for Nowcasting which ...
  • NZSA Newsletter 87 is out now!
    It can be read here: https://www.stats.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/newsletter87.pdf
  • NZSA UnConference November 2022
    The 2022 UnConference will be held 22-23 November at the University of Auckland. 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—for free. We make this distinction because the UnConference will be unconventional, in that it will not be ...
  • NZSA Awards 2022 Call for Nominations
    The NZSA Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the Association’s awards for 2022.  The list of awards is: Campbell Award: This award recognises an individual’s sustained contribution to the promotion and development of statistics. Jean Thompson Award: This award recognizes excellence in the application of statistics in New Zealand industry. Littlejohn Research Award: This award recognizes excellence in ...
  • Ihaka Lecture Series 2022
    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: https://ihaka_2022.eventbrite.co.nz. Registration is not required for livestreaming but if you do ...
  • NZSA Mentoring Programme Launched
    The NZSA Mentoring Programme was launched in March 2022 with a webinar which was attended by over 60 NZSA members. The first cohort of the mentoring programme is running from May–Oct 2022 and involves 14 mentor/mentee pairs. Participants expressed interest in being involved by completing a short survey with pairings being communicated in April. More information about ...