• DECEMBER 27-30, 2017
  • Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC),
  • Kavuri Hills, Kondapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

IISA 2017 Conference program

  • Schedule at a glanceSchedule
  • Schedule of postersPosters
  • Detailed agendaAgenda
Date Time Programs Rooms
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
09:00 - 12:30 Workshop1, Adaptive designs with EAST
Dr. Vidyadhar Phadke, Software Expert, Cytel India
Sudipta Basu, Software Specialist, Cytel India.
09:00 - 12:30 Workshop2, Multilevel modeling: Methodology and application
Dr Arpita Ghosh, Public Health Foundation of India.
13:30 - 17:00 Workshop3, Application of Discrete Data Methods to Big Data Problems with R.
Prof Srabashi Basu, Great Lakes Institute of Management
Prof Arnab Kumar Laha, IIM Ahmedabad.
Thursday, 28 December 2017
08:00 Registrations
08:30 – 09:00 Inauguration by Sujit Ghosh Hall 1
09:00 - 12:00 Posters On Display: Student Competition Posters
09:00 - 10:00 Inaugural Keynote Lecture Inaugural Keynote Lecture by Donna Spiegelman Hall 1
10:00 - 10:10 Recess
10:10 - 11.40 Session 1
Special Invited Lecturers: Susmita Datta, Debajyoti Sinha  Hall 1
Experimental Designs and Data Analysis G.03
Recent Developments in Statistical Methodology and its Applications G.04
Recent Advances in Optimization Techniques for Statistics G.05
Estimation and Inference in Networks and Graphical Models G.06
11:40 - 12:00 Tea Break
12:00 - 13:00 R.R Bahadur Lecture R.R. Bahadur Lecture by Jeyaram Sethuraman Hall 1
14:00 - 15.30 Session 3
Special Invited Lecturers: Jayant Deshpande, Gauri S. Datta  Hall 1
Climate Science and Statistics Hall 2
Survival Analysis G.01
Large-Scale Inference and Applications G.02
G.02 G.03
Recent Advances in Mediation Modeling, Biomarker Evaluation and Genomic Analysis G.04
New Developments in Statiistics and Machine Learning G.05
Recent advances in High Dimensional Statistics G.06
Advances in Bayesian Nonparametrics 1.06
15:00 - 19:00 Posters Poster session-1
15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 - 17.30 Session 4
Special Invited Lecturers: Mariza de Andrade, Peihua Qiu   Hall 1
Advances in Astrostatistics and Time Series Hall 2
Bayesian Methods for Structured High-Dimensional Objects G.01
Student Paper Competition (Theory & Methods) G.02
Innovative Applications of Statistics to Medical Data G.03
Stochastic Orders in Reliability G.04
Probability, Random Matrices, Big Data G.05
Statistical Theory for Machine Learning Problems G.06
New Developments in High-Dimensional Inference 1.06
17:30 - 17:40 Recess
17:40 - 19:10 Session 5
Statistical Methods for High and Infinite Dimensional Data Hall 1
Recent Developments on the Issue of Measurement Errors Hall 2
Biostatistical Advances in Precision Medicine G.01
Student Paper Competition (Applications) G.02
Bayesian Inference for High-Dimensional Regression G.03
Methods in Statistics and Probability G.04
Statistical Learning for Decision Making in Industry G.05
Contributed Oral Presentations G.06
Panel Discussion on Biostatistics Education 1.06
Friday, 29 December 2017
09:00 – 10:30 Session 1
Special Invited Lecturers: Aurore Delaigle, Moulinath Banerjee  Hall 1
Spatial Statistics for Climate Hall 2
Statistical Modeling and Learning for Contemporary Data Analysis G.01
Economic and Government Data and Statistics G.02
Imaging and Emulation G.03
Random Matrix Theory G.04
Theory and Methods for High-Dimensional Variable Selection G.05
Novel Designs for Clinical Trials G.06
Panel discussion on women in Statistics and Data Science 1.06
10:30 – 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 - 13:00 Plenary Lectures
Irene Gijbels   Hall 1
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay
14:00 - 15.30 Session 3
Special Invited Lecturers: Somnath Datta, Arup Bose    Hall 1
Statistics for NeuroScience and Biomedical Applications Hall 2
Biostatistics G.01
Frequency Domain Analysis for Dependent Data G.02
Statistics for Financial and Econometric Data G.03
Modern Applications of Bayesian Models with (Infinitely) Many Parameters G.04
Climate Statistics , Machine Learning and Time Series G.05
Small Area Estimation G.06
Are Statisticians Prepared for the Data Science Challenge? - A Career Development Panel 1.06
15:30 – 15:40 Tea Break
15:40 - 17.10 Session 4
Special Invited Lecturers: Anil Bera, Sanjib Basu (Memorial Session for Prof. J. K Ghosh)   Hall 1
Non-Euclidean Statistics and Big Data Analysis.  G.01
Stochastic Processes and Applications.    G.02
Recent Advances in the Analysis of Network Data.  G.03
Developments in Genetics and Biostatistics.  G.04
Statistical Neuroimaging: State–of-the-art Methods.  G.05
Recent Advances in Bayesian Inference.  G.06
Survival Analysis and Capacity Building 1.06
17:10 - 17:30 Recess
17:30 - 19:00 Session 5
Advances in Multivariate Data Analysis.    G.01
Recent Developments in Bioinformatics.   G.02
Contributions to Optimality Issues in Real Life Statistical Design.  G.03
New Paradigms in Bayesian Modeling of Biomedical Data.  G.04
Analysis of Lifetime Data.   G.05
Statistics in Business and Industry-1.   G.06
Advances in Statistics. 1.06
19:00 Banquet
Saturday, 30 December 2017
09:00 - 12:00 09:00 - 12:00 Poster session-2
09:00 – 10:30 Session 1
Special Invited Lecturers: Rajeeva Karandikar, Wei-Liem Loh    Hall 1
Bayesian Computation. Hall 2
Modeling Dependence in Large Systems  G.01
Spatial Perspective of Agricultural Field Experiments (Indian Context) G.02
Robust Statistics  G.03
Machine Learning, Optimization, and Statistics   G.04
Time Series: Some Recent Developments   G.05
Modeling and Control of Queueing Networks    G.06
Entropy Measures and Statistical Skill Development 1.06
10:30 – 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 - 13:00 Plenary Lectures
Ian McKeague  Hall 1
Malay Ghosh
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15.30 Session 3
Special session on past IISA award winners (with discussion)  Hall 1
Statistics in Business and Industry-2 Hall 2
Statistical Methods for Clinical Studies  G.01
Statistics in Finance G.02
Reliability Theory and its Applications  G.03
Advances in Designs and Surveys  G.04
Statistics in Oncology Drug Development  G.05
Modeling Dependent Data: Time Series and Networks   G.06
Challenges for Data Scientists - Research Opportunities for Academia 1.06
15:30 – 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 – 17:30 Session 4
Topics in Lifetime Data Analysis Hall 2
Advances in Queuing Theory and Applications G.01
Biostatistics and Clinical Studies G.02
Measures of Information for Conditional Survival and Conditionally Specified Models G.03
Advances in Design of Experiments   G.04
Applied Genomics and Big Data Analytics   G.05
Non-parametric Methods   G.06
Methods in Clinical and Biostatistical Studies 1.06