Lectures and Addresses
David Donoho, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Statistics at Stanford University, was selected by the Statistical Society of Canada to deliver the Presidential Address, given online June 1 2020 as part of the SSC2020 virtual meeting. The lecture was called…

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The Schramm Lecture, named in honor of Oded Schramm (1961–2008), is an annual IMS–Bernoulli Society joint lecture. Omer Angel (University of British Columbia) is going to give the Schramm Lecture at the Bernoulli–IMS 10th World Congress in Probability and Statistics, in Seoul, July 19–23, 2021. The following year, Louigi Addario-Berry…

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The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) is retiring the R.A. Fisher Award and Lecture, effective immediately. Dr. Kathryn Roeder, the announced recipient of this award for 2020, will receive the COPSS Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship, to be presented during the COPSS Awards and Address Session…

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Purdue University’s College of Science has named Dennis K.J. Lin to lead its department of statistics. Lin, who is currently a University Distinguished Professor of supply chain and statistics at Penn State University, will begin his new role at Purdue University in July. Lin received his Bachelor of Science degree…

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EDITED JULY 16, 2020: This award has been retired by COPSS, and is now called the COPSS Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship. See the announcement here.  — Sharon-Lise Normand (Chair of the 2020 Fisher Lecture Committee) and Joel Greenhouse (Carnegie Mellon University), write: The Committee of Presidents of…

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