The Summer School on Survey Statistics 2021 is fully virtual and offers educational sessions in English on Friday 3, 10, 17 and 24 September at 15-18 and sessions in Russian on Saturday 4, 11, 18 and 25 September (exact times TBA). Detailed information can be accessed at: https://wiki.helsinki.fi/display/BNU/Summer+School+on+Survey+Statistics+2021

The summer school is free of participation fee and is open for anyone interested. Registration required. Information on registration and contributed paper submission can be found on the event web site.

The main aim of the summer school is to promote scientific and educational cooperation in survey and official statistics between statisticians interested in new trends in the area.

Educational sessions include keynote lectures, invited lectures and contributed papers. Main topics are Data integration, Machine Learning and Small area estimation. Topics related to survey and official statistics are welcome in contributed papers.

The summer school is organized by the Baltic-Nordic-Ukrainian (BNU) Network on Survey Statistics. Today, the network involves partners from eight countries: Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and Ukraine.

The Summer School on Survey Statistics 2021 is the 24th of the scientific or educational events organized by the network since 1997. The event is sponsored by the International Association of Survey Statisticians (IASS).

More information of the network activities can be found at https://wiki.helsinki.fi/display/BNU/Home

The 2021 Sampling Program for Survey Statisticians will be offered by the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research from May 19 to July 30, 2021 and exclusively in a remote format. Please be advised the Kish Fellowship deadline is April 16, 2021.

This intensive ten-week training program covers the principles and practice of survey sampling, the analysis of complex sample survey data, and application of sampling methods in many settings in three courses:

· Methods of Survey Sampling
· Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data
· Workshop in Survey Sampling Techniques

The online application is available at http://www.si.isr.umich.edu, and includes an optional application for limited scholarship assistance through the Leslie Kish International Fellowship.

For more details about course descriptions, dates, times, and other relevant information, please visit http://www.si.isr.umich.edu/spss.

The Nordic-Baltic Region of the International Biometric Society (IBS) and the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki welcome you to the 8th Nordic-Baltic Biometrics Virtual Conference, June 7-10, 2021. The conference is aimed at novel developments and applications of statistical and mathematical methods in the field of bioscience and offers excellent opportunities for learning about recent advances in biostatistics/biometry, exchanging research experiences and getting to know colleagues from your neighbouring countries.

Please join us on Friday, February 12, at 2:00PM EST, for an informational webinar regarding the Summer Institute for Survey Research Techniques (SISRT). The mission of the Summer Institute is to provide rigorous and high quality graduate training in all phases of survey research. The program teaches state-of-the-art practice and theory in the design, implementation, and analysis of surveys. Our faculty will host a webinar detailing the 2021 Summer Institute program. Included will be information about course offerings, schedules and special programs. Please share this with anyone you feel may benefit from this educational opportunity.

Advance registration is required.

Sampling Program for Survey Statisticians

The 2021 Sampling Program for Survey Statisticians will be offered by the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research from May 19 to July 30, 2021.

This intensive ten-week training program covers the principles and practice of survey sampling, the analysis of complex sample survey data, and application of sampling methods in many settings in three courses:

– Methods of Survey Sampling
– Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data
– Workshop in Survey Sampling Techniques

For more information.

Text Mining: from basics to deep learning tools, ECAS-SFdS course, Fréjus (France)

The next ECAS-SFdS school will take place from October 10 to 15, 2021, on the French Riviera. The theme is “Text Mining: from basics to deep learning tools” and the course will present an introduction, the classical methods as well as the most recent advances in textual data processing. The contributions of new representations and how to process them using deep neural networks will be illustrated through industrial case studies.

17th International conference “Applied Statistics 2020” is organized by Statistical Society of Slovenia and Faculties of University of Ljubljana in September 20 – 23, 2020, Ribno (Bled), Slovenia.

The main goal of Applied Statistics 2020 conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers in statistics, data analysts, and other professionals from various statistical and related fields to come together, present their research, and learn from each other. A four days program consists of invited paper presentations, contributed paper sections from diverse topics, and starts with a workshop. Cross-discipline and applied paper submissions are especially welcome.