Among the highlights in the IMS program at the Joint Statistical Meetings:

IMS Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony (Monday, July 29, 8:00 pm): Xiao-Li Meng: 011, 010111, and 011111100100

Wald Lectures (Mon, July 29, 10:30 am; Tues, July 30, 2:00 pm; Weds, July 31, 10:30 am): Trevor J. Hastie: Statistical Learning with Sparsity

Rietz Lecture (Tuesday, July 30, 10:30 am): Yoav Benjamini: Selective Inference: The Silent Killer of Replicability

Medallion Lecture I (Sunday, July 28, 4:00 pm): Yee Whye Teh: On Statistical Thinking in Deep Learning

Medallion Lecture II (Mon, July 29, 8:30 am): David Dunson: Learning and Exploiting Low-Dimensional Structure in High-Dimensional Data

Medallion Lecture III (Mon, July 29, 2:00 pm): Helen Zhang: Breaking Curse of Dimensionality in Nonparametrics

Medallion Lecture IV (Weds, July 31, 8:30 am): Elizaveta (Liza) Levina: Hierarchical Communities in Networks: Theory and Practice

More IMS members giving keynote lectures:

Deming Lecture (Tuesday, July 30, 4:00 pm): Nicholas Fisher: Walking with Giants: A Research Odyssey

ASA President’s Address and Awards (Tuesday, July 30, 8:00 pm): Karen Kafadar

Free Public Lecture (Sunday, July 28, 6–7 pm): Mark Glickman: Data Tripper: Distinguishing Authorship of Beatles Songs through Data Science