The Department of Statistics at the University of Pretoria will host the first International Symposium in Computational and Methodological Statistics and Biostatistics during 19 and 20 July 2019. Main objective: • To unify fundamental methodological research in statistics and biostatistics together with computational aspects of the modern era • This symposium is preceded by a Graduate Learning Camp where aspiring young academics and postgraduate students in statistics will be mentored by international experts (17 & 18 July 2019, Pretoria) Topics of interest: Biostatistics, Flexible parametric distributions: Theory and Applications, Spatial statistics, Bayesian modelling, High dimensional supervised learning Venue: Future Africa, Hillcrest Campus, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa For more information: Contact or visit