The student committee of the Western North American Region (WNAR) of the International Biometric Society is excited to announce its virtual Statistics Career Series for Students! If you are a graduate student interested in meeting leading statisticians from industry, academia, or government and personally asking them career-related questions, these events are for you! The events are open to all, including those outside the WNAR region.
Distinguished Speaker and Q&A
Speaker: Dr. Michael Jordan, UC Berkeley
Date/Location: Friday, 3 December 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm PST (4:00 – 5:00 pm EST) on Zoom
Information: Join us for a question-and-answer session with the legendary Dr. Michael Jordan! In 2016, Professor Jordan was named the “most influential computer scientist” worldwide in an article in Science, based on rankings from the Semantic Scholar search engine.
Industry Career Panel
Panelists: Dr. Tim Hesterberg (Google), Dr. Layla Parast (RAND), and Dr. Chito Hernandez (BioMarin)
Date/Location: Friday, 21 January 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 pm PST (4:00 – 5:00 pm EST) on Zoom
Information: Join us with industry statisticians from leading tech/biostatistics companies to learn about their experiences. Participants will be able to ask questions and chat with the panelists.
Academia/Government Career Panels
Coming soon in 2022! Register to receive updates.
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