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Symposium Schedule

Saturday October 12, 2013 - 2nd floor of SAS Hall - Download the Program (PDF)


9:30-10:00am
Registration and Refreshments

10:00-10:15am
Welcoming Remarks (2203 SAS Hall)

10:15-11:15am
Plenary Session I: Prof. Ross Leadbetter (2203 SAS Hall)
Title: The early development of Statistics in N.C.

11:30am-12:30pm
Technical Sessions

Session I (2235 SAS Hall)
  • Classical Testing in Functional Linear Models - Dehan Kong, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Interaction Models for Functional Data - Joseph Usset, North Carolina State University
  • Generalized Functional Concurrent Model - Janet S. Kim, North Carolina State University


Session II (2225 SAS Hall)
  • A Binary Optional Unrelated Question RRT Model - Jeong S. Sihm, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Leveraging Auxiliary Information for SNP Selection in Genetic Association Studies - Adrian Coles, NC State University
  • Iterative Selection using Orthogonal Regression Techniques - Bradley Turnbull, NC State University


Session III (2229 SAS Hall)
  • Likelihood-based estimation of structural nested mean models in randomized clinical trials with non-compliance -
    Roland Matsouaka, Harvard University
  • Human Odor VOC Elimination Analysis by PCA and L-2 Norm - Christopher Vanlangenberg, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

12:30pm-1:30pm
Boxed Lunch (poster sessions by High school students and undergraduates, outside 2203 SAS Hall)

1:30pm-2:00pm
NC Chapter Meeting (optional for attendees)

2:00pm-3:00pm
Plenary Session II: Prof. Marie Davidian (2203 SAS Hall)
Title: The Present and Future of Statistics: Challenges and Opportunities

3:00pm-3:30pm
Awards and Closing Remarks (2203 SAS Hall)