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    21ST FACULTY-STUDENT CONFERENCE ON STATISTICAL SCIENCES

    Last updated: Oct. 28, 2020, 11:17 a.m.

    ABOUT THE PLENARY SPEAKERS

    Part of our conference activities are 7 interesting plenary sessions that talk about various topics in the statistical sciences. These are to be delivered by different esteemed guest speakers from their respected fields of specializations. We are proud to present our Plenary Speakers and their respective topics for discussion. Let's get to know them more!

    PLENARY SESSION I (October 30, Friday, 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM)

    A. Dr. Roberto S. Mariano
    Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
    Topic: Statistics as a Profession in the Philippines: Diverse Applications, Boundless Opportunities

    B. Dr. Grace Montepiedra
    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Topic: A Biostatistician’s Life in the World of Clinical Trials

    C. Dr. Edsel Pena
    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina
    Topic: Searching for Truth and Decision-Making under Randomness, Uncertainty, and Incomplete Information

    PLENARY SESSION II (October 31, Saturday, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM)

    A. Dr. Arturo M. Martinez Jr. & Mr. Joseph Albert Nino M. Bulan
    Affiliation: Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Development, Asian Development Bank
    Topic: Mapping Poverty through Data Integration and Machine Learning

    B. Ms. Jessamyn Encarnacion
    Affiliation: UN Women
    Topic: Statistics in the Digital Age: We all Juana be Counted and Connected!

    PLENARY SESSION III (October 31, Saturday, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

    A. Dr. Hernando Ombao
    Affiliation: Professor, Statistics Program, Principal Investigator, Biostatistics Group, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
    Topic: Exploring Dependence in Multivariate Time Series

    B. Dr. Josefina V. Almeda
    Affiliation: Executive Director III, Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute
    Topic: Research and Training for the Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals

    Indeed, we have a lot of interesting things to learn and talk about this 21st FSCon. So what are you waiting for? PREREGISTER NOW in the 21ST FACULTY-STUDENT CONFERENCE ON STATISTICAL SCIENCES. Registration is FREE! Kindly visit tinyurl.com/FSCON21Prereg.
    For any other queries, contact us at statresearch.upd@up.edu.ph.

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