The Department of Mathematics and Statistics with the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst are proud to co-host the 32nd annual New England Statistics Symposium on Saturday, April 13-14, 2018. Data – Science – Society The theme of NESS 2018 is “Data – Science – Society”, reflecting the growing role that data and statistical sciences are playing in shaping and improving society.