YSS Statistical Showcase 2016 - A special event exploring the wide spectrum of career paths available to young statisticians

 
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Young Statisticians Section

Monday 24 October 2016

 
Location Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London, EC1Y 8LX

 

This years event will open with 2 bitesize training sessions followed by a number of careers sessions covering a diverse range of statistical fields, including medicine, finance, consultancy, government, environment, industry, sports, technology and other applications.

With speakers from Johnson & Johnson, NHS Blood and Transplant, Roche, the Bank of England, McKinsey & Company, GSI, ONS, the Department for Transport, Global Sports Statistics, Sony, Shell, Mango Solutions, ASOS, Sparx, and Sainsburys.

As well as two plenary sessions from our distinguished speakers, Professor Peter Diggle and Professor Denise Lievesley.

The event will include lunch, sponsored by Sparx, and will close with a wine reception for networking and further discussion, sponsored by Atass sports.

The agenda for the day is below:

From To Session Name
 9:30 10:00 Registration
10:00  11:00 Training Session 1: Data Visualisation
11:00 11:15 Tea & coffee break
11:15 12:15 Training Session 2: Communicating Statistics
12:15 13:00 Lunch: Sponsored by Sparx
12:30 13:00 Registration & tea/coffee for afternoon session
13:00 13:45 Welcome & Plenary 1: Peter Diggle - "A Fortunate Life"
13:45 15:00 Parallel 1: MEDICINE & FINANCE / CONSULTANCY
15:00 15:15 Tea & coffee break
15:15 16:15 Parallel 2: GOVERNMENT & ENVIRONMENT / INDUSTRY
16:15 16:30 Tea & coffee break
16:30 17:30 Parallel 3: APPLICATIONS & TECHNOLOGY
17:30 18:00 Plenary 2: Denise Leivesley - "Statisticians can play in anyone's back yard"
18:00 19:00 Wine reception: Sponsored by Atass

 

There are two different charges for the day (attending the full day or just the afternoon session from 1pm):

If you would like to attend the full day workshop: £20 concessionary fellow, £25 fellow, £50 non-members

If you would like to attend the afternoon session only: free to all RSS fellows, £25 for non-members

For further information about this event please contact the YSS (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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Organiser Name Lucy Teece

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