Conference Special Events:


Tuesday, August 3, 2004

  • 19:0022:00 Evening Open Mixer at  Sylvestor’s (near Stong Dining Hall)


Wednesday, August 4, 2004

  • 8:459:00

Opening Remarks: Peter X. Song and Chris Volinsky

      Welcome Notes, Robert Drummond, Dean of Arts, York University

  • 9:0010:00

IMS President Speech, Terry Speed, University of California-Berkeley

“How to Do Statistical Research”

  • 19:0022:00

Evening Pub Event at Founders College Pub


Thursday, August 5, 2004

  • 9:005:00

Poster Session at TEL Building 00xx, next door to the conference room

  • 18:0022:00

Banquet at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Banquet Speaker: Jeff Wu

Title: “ Statistics and Statisticians: An Amateur's Tour Guide”


Friday, August 6, 2004

  • 12:0014:30

Special Lunch at Schulich Building: Private Dining Room

Luncheon Speaker: Xihong Lin

Title: Exploring Roads to a Successful Career: Some Remarks

  • 14:3015:45

Special Session of Research Funding Panel

NIH Representative: Ram Tiwari

NSF Representative: Shula Gross

ONR Representative: Wendy Martinez

NSERC Representative: Jamie Stafford

  • 16:1517:30

Special Session of Journal Editor Panel

JASA Application Section Representative: Mark Kaiser

Annals of Statistics Representative: Morris Eaton

Technometrics Representative: Bill Notz

Canadian Journal of Statistics Representative: Richard Lockhart

  • 18:00-21:00

Special BBQ Dinner at Stong Dining Hall/Courtyard


Saturday, August 7, 2004

  • 10:0011:00

       Invited Speaker: Dick De Veaux

Title: Math is Music; Statistics is Literature -- or Why are there no 6 year old novelists?

  • 12:0019:00

       Niagara Falls Half-Day Event