Author Archives: Mark Bachmann

Come to Banff for the ICSA-Canada Chapter 2022 Symposium

> français CANSSI is very happy to be a sponsor of the ICSA-Canada Chapter 2022 Symposium. This event is organized by the International Chinese Statistical Association and will take place July 8–10, 2022, at the Banff Centre for Arts and … Continue reading

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Archive of Webinar Recordings and Resources

CANSSI organizes a variety of webinar series. Access recordings and/or other resources from selected past webinars on this page. CANSSI Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Workshops CANSSI Townhall on Student Evaluations of Teaching | Dr. Philip B. Stark, University of … Continue reading

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Nathan Ngongo is CANSSI’s New Scientific Coordinator

> français The CANSSI team is growing! We recently had the pleasure of welcoming our new Scientific Coordinator, Nathan Ngongo. Nathan is a recent graduate of Business Administration at SFU. He was recently an IT support specialist, assisting French and … Continue reading

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Mark Bachmann is CANSSI’s New Communications Officer

> français The CANSSI team is growing! We recently had the pleasure of welcoming our new Communications Officer, Mark Bachmann.  Mark has an MA in English and more than 10 years of experience as a Communications Officer at Simon Fraser … Continue reading

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2022 CANSSI Annual General Meeting and Town Hall

> français This year’s CANSSI Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Friday, June 17, 2022 | 9:30–10:00 a.m. PST | On Zoom. The AGM is open to representatives of each CANSSI member institution and will include a vote … Continue reading

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CANSSI EDI Training Workshops

> français CANSSI regularly organizes equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) workshops and training sessions for the statistical sciences community. The most recent sessions are listed here; in some cases, the listings include links to video recordings or other resources. Get … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2022 CANSSI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows

> français Each year, CANSSI awards CANSSI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships to a number of individuals. For 2022, three recipients were chosen to participate in projects proposed by two partnering universities. The awards are for a two-year period (2022–2024). Recipient: Ismaila … Continue reading

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Celebrate CANSSI’s Newest Regional Centre at the Inaugural CANSSI Prairies Summit on May 24–25

> français You are invited to a celebration! CANSSI Prairies (covering Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut) is about to become CANSSI’s fourth regional centre, joining CANSSI Ontario, CANSSI Québec, and CANSSI Atlantic. The occasion will be marked by … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar for the CANSSI/SSC Cross-Country Tour

> français Want to know what your colleagues in Canada’s statistical science community are working on these days? As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC), CANSSI and the SSC have partnered to organize … Continue reading

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April 29 | Webinar on Handling Non-probability Samples through Inverse Probability Weighting

On Friday, April 29, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. EDT (Ottawa time), Jean François Beaumont of Statistics Canada will present a Zoom webinar as part of a series organized by the CANSSI-funded Collaborative Research Team on Modern Techniques for Survey Sampling … Continue reading

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Come to the “CANSSI Townhall on Student Evaluations of Teaching” with Philip B. Stark

> français Philip B. Stark, Distinguished Professor of Statistics at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, has had an enormous impact on the way student evaluations of teaching are—and aren’t—used to measure teaching effectiveness. On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from … Continue reading

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Coming up: A summer school on modern methods in survey sampling

Need a reason to visit Ottawa this summer? The Collaborative Research Team (CRT) on Modern Techniques for Survey Sampling and Complex Data is organizing a four-day in-person Summer School on Modern Methods in Survey Sampling for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, … Continue reading

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Plan to attend the BFF7 Conference in May–in person or online

From May 2 to 4, 2022, the University of Toronto Department of Statistical Sciences is hosting the 7th Bayesian, Fiducial & Frequentist (BFF7) Conference, supported by the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) and the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). This … Continue reading

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April 5 | Webinar on Bias in Statistics | CANSSI Saskatchewan HSCC

This online presentation is part of the CANSSI Saskatechewan HSCC Winter 2022 Webinar Series, which runs from January to April 2022. We invite you to join us—register below. Title: Bias in Statistics: What Is It, How Does It Arise, and How … Continue reading

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March 31 | Webinar on Analysis of Large Administrative Health Data | CANSSI Saskatchewan HSCC

This online presentation is part of the CANSSI Saskatchewan HSCC Winter 2022 Webinar Series, which runs from January to April 2022. We invite you to join us—register below. Title: Challenges and Strategies in Analysis of Large Administrative Health Data Speaker:Professor X. … Continue reading

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