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Monday 2 September 2013
Monday 2 September 9.30am - 5pm  Course: Draw your assumptions before your conclusions: An introduction to causal diagrams for causal inference
  Course: Generalized additive models and their extensions: the penalized regression spline approach in R
  Course: Multiple Imputation and its application
  Course: Joint modelling of repeated measurement and event time data in clinical research
Monday 2 September 12.30pm - 2pm  Lunch
Monday 2 September 1pm - 5pm  Workshop: Multivariate Data Analysis
Monday 2 September 3pm  Registration opens for main conference
Monday 2 September 6.30pm - 9pm  Conference Welcome Reception (sponsored by Google)
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
 
Tuesday 3 September 2013
Tuesday 3 September 8.30am  Registration opens
Students' Union
Tuesday 2 September 9.20am - 10.20am  1.1 Contributed (Communicating Statistics)
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  1.2 Contributed (Methods & Theory)
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  1.3 Contributed (Time Series)
Room 306, Northumberland Building
  1.4 Contributed (Healthcare)
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  1.5 Contributed (Heterogeniety)
Room 308, Northumberland Building
  1.6 Professional Development - The Young Statistician's Guide to the Conference
Room 149, Northumberland Building
   
Tuesday 2 September 10.30am - 11.20am  Plenary 1: Campion (President's Invited) Lecture
Main Hall, Sports Central
Tuesday 3 September 11.20am - 11.50am  Tea/Coffee
Exhibition Area
Tuesday 3 September 11.50am - 1.10pm  2.1 Invited - Communicating and interpreting statistical evidence in the administration of criminal justice
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  2.2 Invited - Retrospective Read Paper: Bayesian Measure of Model Complexity and Fit
Main Hall, Sports Central
  2.3 Invited - Data sharing and linking - the methodological, legal and practical issues
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  2.4 Professional Development - Presenting Skills
Room 306, Northumberland Building
1.10pm - 2.30pm  Lunch
Exhibition area, Students' Union
Tuesday 3 September 1.15pm - 2.30pm  Young Statisticians' Section Reception
Corry Room, Sports Central
1.30pm - 2.30pm  Poster viewing
Exhibition area, Students' Union
Tuesday 3 September 2.30pm - 3.50pm  3.1 Invited - Big Data Revolution
Main Hall, Sports Central
  3.2 Invited - George Casella, his life and work
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  3.3. Invited - Statistical challenges in quantitative finance
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  3.4 Contributed - Meta analysis
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  3.5 Invited - Britain: what are we thinking and feeling?
Room 442, Northumberland Building
Tuesday 3 September 2.30pm - 5.20pm  3.6/4.6 Professional Development - Improving graphs & tables
Room 306, Northumberland Building
Tuesday 3 September 3.50pm - 4.20pm  Tea/Coffee
Exhibition area
Tuesday 3 September 4.20pm - 5.20pm  4.1 Technology Forum - Open Data Institute/UK Data Service
Main Hall, Sports Central
  4.2 Contributed - Methods & theory
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  4.3 Contributed - Business & Finance
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  4.4 Contributed - Medical: scanning & surveillance
Room 149, Northumberland Building
Tuesday 3 September 4.20pm - 5.20pm  4.5 Contributed - Communicating Statistics
Room 442, Northumberland Building
Tuesday 3 September 4.20pm - 5.20pm  4.7 Contributed - Sports & Gaming
Room 308, Northumberland Building
Tuesday 3 September 5.45pm - 7.15pm  Royal Statistical Society Awards Ceremony
Main Hall
Tuesday 3 September 7.15pm - 8.30pm  Awards Ceremony Reception
Exhibition area
 
Wednesday 4 September 2013
Wednesday 4 September 8.30am  Registration opens
Wednesday 4 September 9am - 10.20am  5.1 Contributed - Medical/Clinical Trials
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  5.2 Invited - RSS medal/prize winners - & contributed (methods & theory)
Main Hall, Sports Central
  5.3 Invited - RSS Medal winner & Contributed - Design of experiments
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  5.4 Invited - YSM 2013 Prize winners
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  5.5 Contributed - Census & Surveys
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  5.6 Professional Development - RSS PDC: how we can help those providing and sourcing training
Room 306, Northumberland Building
  5.7 Contributed - Data Science
Room 308, Northumberland Building
   
Wednesday 4 September 10.30am - 11.20am  Plenary 2 - Is statistics good for your health? Minding your Ps and Rs
Main Hall, Sports Central
Wednesday 4 September 10.30am - 12.30pm  Visit to the Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation (SASMI) on the Nissan site
Sunderland
Wednesday 4 September 11.20am - 11.50am  Tea/Coffee
Exhibition area
Wednesday 4 September 11.50am - 1.10pm  6.1 Invited - Quantile Regression
Main Hall, Sports Central
  6.2 Invited - Probabilistic Analysis of MCMC
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  6.4 Invited - Evidence-based support for ecosystem management
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  6.5 Invited - Beyond 2011 - future production of population and socio-demographic statistics
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  6.6 Professional Development - Writing for a non-statistical audience
Room 306, Northumberland Building
Wednesday 4 September 1.10pm - 2.30pm  Lunch
Exhibition area
Wednesday 4 September 1.30pm - 2.30pm  Poster viewing
Exhibition area
Wednesday 4 September 1.30pm - 2.20pm  Interactive session for Fellows on the RSS strategy 2014-18
Room 306, Northumberland Building
Wednesday 4 September 2.30pm - 3.50pm  7.1 Invited - Methods for the developing use of electronic medical record databases
Room 449, Northumberland Building
Wednesday 4 September 2.30pm - 3.50pm  7.2 Invited - Modern Applied Bayesian Statistics
Main Hall, Sports Central
  7.3 Invited - Anti-fragility and statistical thinking
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  7.4 Invited - Probability, Uncertainty & Risk in the Environment
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  7.5 Invited - The RPI and the CPI - where statistical and political issues collide
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  7.6 Professional Development - Building an R package
Room 306, Northumberland Building
Wednesday 4 September 3.50pm - 4.15pm  Tea/Coffee
Exhibition area
Wednesday 4 September 4.15pm - 5.15pm  8.1 Invited - RSS Medal winner & Contributed (Medical)
Main Hall, Sports Central
  8.2 Invited - RSC 2012 Prize winners
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  8.3 Contributed - Copula models
Room 308, Northumberland Building
  8.4 Contributed - Industry
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  8.5 Contributed - Environment
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  8.6 Contributed - Population/Migration Statistics
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  8.7 Professional Development - CStat revalidation - just 'business as usual' for professionals
Room 306, Northumberland Building
  8.8 Contributed - Modelling
Room 445, Northumberland Building
   
Wednesday 4 September 5.25pm - 6.15pm  Plenary 3 - Significance Lecture - The Bayesian Revolution
Main Hall, Sports Central
Wednesday 4 September 7.30pm until late  Conference Dinner (sponsored by Winton Capital)
Great North Museum
 
Thursday 5 September 2013
Thursday 5 September 8.45am  Registration opens
Thursday 5 September 9.20am - 10.40am  9.1 Invited - RSC 2013 Prize winners
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  9.2 Invited - Recent advances in functional data analysis
Main Hall, Sports Central
Thursday 5 September 9.20am - 10.40am  9.3 Contributed - Bioinformatics
Room 314, Northumberland Building
Thursday 5 September 9.20am - 10.40am  9.4 Contributed - Data Science
Room 308, Northumberland Building
  9.5 Contributed - Official Statistics
Room 442, Northumberland Building
Thursday 5 September 9.20am - 12.30pm  9.6/10.6 Professional Development - Peer Review Workshop
Room 306, Northumberland Building
Thursday 5 September 9.20am - 10.40am  9.7 Professional Development - Statistical skills: supply, demand and need
Room 449, Northumberland Building
Thursday 5 September 10.40am - 11.10am  Tea/Coffee
Exhibition area
Thursday 5 September 11.10 - 12.30pm  10.1 Invited - Visualising Multivariate data
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  10.2 Invited - Developments in Density Estimation
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  10.3 Invited - The Cancer Research UK ICGC Prostate and Oesophageal Projects
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  10.4 Invited - Statistics of paleoclimate and paleo-environment
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  10.5 Invited - Measuring Child Poverty
Main Hall, Sports Central
  10.7 Professional Development - Mentoring
Room 308, Northumberland Building
  Lunch
Thursday 5 September 12.50pm - 1.40pm  Research funding workshop
Room 308, Northumberland Building
Thursday 5 September 1.40pm - 3.00pm  11.1 Invited - Room 101: Use and abuse of statistics
Main Hall, Sports Central
  11.2 Invited - Papers from the journal of the Royal Statistical Society
Room 149, Northumberland Building
  11.3 Invited - An introduction to the Omics revolution
Room 314, Northumberland Building
  11.4 Invited - Energy Statistics
Room 442, Northumberland Building
  11.5 Invited - Evidence and measures of progress in international development
Room 449, Northumberland Building
  11.6 Professional Development - Leadership in a non-statistical environment - why our statistical background matters
Room 306, Northumberland Building
  Coffee
Thursday 3 September 3.20pm - 4.20pm  Plenary 4 - Changing face of statistics
Main Hall, Sports Central
Thursday 5 September 4.20pm  Close of conference
 
 


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