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Georgia Statistics Day 2015

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

The Georgia Statistics Day Conference Series

The purpose of this event is to promote interdisciplinary research within the flagship institutions of the state of Georgia. Our conference will enable junior researchers in the Southeast region of the United States, including graduate students, to present their work, to see state of the art developments in research on statistics and related scientific areas, and to interact with some of the key players in the area. Georgia Statistics Day puts emphasis on mentoring of junior researchers and on interaction between senior and junior researchers.


       GA Statistics Day Vision Policy


Abhyuday Mandal, University of Georgia

Nicole Lazar, University of Georgia

Date and Location

Friday 10/30/2015

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

Athens, Georgia


Keynote Speaker


Robert Tibshirani

Departments of Statistics and Health Research and Policy

Stanford University

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This year marks the inaugural Georgia Statistics Day, which will be hosted by the University of Georgia on October 30, 2015. Professor Robert Tibshirani be the first keynote speaker of this annual event.

Featured Speakers


Lynne Billard, University of Georgia (website:


Roshan Joseph Vengazhiyil, Georgia Institute of Technology (website:


Lance Waller, Emory University (website:!LWALLER)


Click here to view the complete program.  

Steering Committee

C. F. Jeff Wu (Georgia Institute of Technology), Nicole Lazar (University of Georgia) and Lance Waller (Emory University)

Local Organizing Committee

Abhyuday Mandal (University of Georgia), Brani Vidakovic (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Suprateek Kundu (Emory University).


To view the abstracts click here.


Keynote Lecture-Robert Tibshirani, Stanford University 

Technical Session - Lance A. Waller, Emory University

Round-table Discussions

Technical Session - FRMI Data Analysis

Consulting Session

Consulting Session - Kim Love-Myers, The University of Georgia

Consulting Session - Jye-Chyi Lu, Georgia Institute of Technology

Industry Session

Industry Session - Ryan Lekivetz, JMP Divison of SAS


Several student posters were presented. Click on each student's name to view their posters: Yang Cao, Shanshan Cao, Shuang Li, Kun Liu, Yiwen Liu, Joshua Lukemire, Subhadip Pal, Li-Yu Wang, Xin Xing, and Yuchen Zheng


To view a list of participants click here.



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