Wharton Statistics and Data Science Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops

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Fall 2022 Seminars

Date Presenter Title
Wednesday, August 31
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Xiao-Li Meng – Harvard University Personalized Treatments: Sounds Heavenly, but Where on Earth Did They Find My Guinea Pigs?
Wednesday, September 7
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Zhou Fan – Yale University Maximum Likelihood for High-noise Group Orbit Estimation and Cryo-EM
Wednesday, September 14
Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location: F70 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Giles Hooker – University of California, Berkeley There is No Free Variable Importance: Traps in Interpreting Black Box Functions
Wednesday, September 21
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Konrad Kording – University of Pennsylvania Machine Learning for Causality
Wednesday, September 28
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Samuel Kou – Harvard University Catalytic Prior Distributions for Bayesian Inference
Wednesday, October 5
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Zheng Tracy Ke – Harvard University Mixed Membership Estimation for Large Social Networks
Wednesday, October 12
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Annie Qu – University of California, Irvine Query-augmented Active Metric Learning
Wednesday, October 19
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Stephanie Hicks – Johns Hopkins University Scalable Statistical Methods and Software for Single-cell and Spatial Data Science
Wednesday, October 26
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Amy Willis – University of Washington
Wednesday, November 2
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Jonathan Niles-Weed – New York University
Wednesday, November 9
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: TBD
Mengjie Chen – University of Chicago
Wednesday, November 16
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: 355 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Iain Johnstone – Stanford University
Wednesday, November 30
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Tengyuan Liang – University of Chicago
Wednesday, December 7
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: F60 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Rina Foygel Barber – University of Chicago

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Conferences/Workshops

Date Title
Friday, December 10 – Saturday, December 11, 2021 Perspectives in Statistical Modeling and Inference: A Workshop in Honor of Ed George’s 70th Birthday
Wednesday, September 8 – Friday, September 10, 2021 Lawrence D. Brown Distinguished Lecture Series by James Berger
Monday, February 8 – Friday, February 12, 2021 Women in Data Science Philadelphia@Penn 2021 Virtual Conference
Friday, November 30 – Saturday, December 1, 2018 Memorial Service and Workshop in Honor of Lawrence D. Brown
May 20, 2015 Atlantic Causal Inference Conference 2015
December 15, 2010 Borrowing Strength Theory Powering Applications
June 5, 2009 Objective Bayes Meeting 2009
May 20, 2009 Atlantic Causal Modeling Conference 2009