January 3 - 5, 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop on January 2, 2019 Organized by the Department of Statistics, Savitribai Phule Pune University and Indian Statistical Association Co-sponsored by the SERB-DST, Govt. of India, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, International Indian Statistical Association, and SAS Research & Development India Pvt Ltd Endorsed by ISBIS: The International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics: an Association of the International Statistical Institute
Researchers are invited to submit abstracts (200 words) on recent developments in Statistics by November 15, 2018. Methodological as well as applied submissions are equally welcome. Topics include but are not limited to:
Foreign Participants (International Travel): IMS Travel Awards
1) For New Researcher (within 5 years of Ph.D)
2) For Masters and Ph.D. Students
Indian Participants: ISA Student and New Researcher Travel Award (below 35 Yrs of age)
Students and new researchers from within India are encouraged to apply for Indian Statistical Association (ISA) Student and New Researcher Award. ISA is offering up to TEN travel grant awards to students and new researchers within India for attending and presenting their research work in this conference. Each award is worth Rs. 5000. Interested students and new researchers are requested to send their latest CV (the CV must include applicant's date of birth, details about the masters degree including GPA/Percentage, details of the awards/fellowships received till date, details about PhD and complete details about the publications, if any) and a short version of their paper (not more than 6 pages) to the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "ISA Student and New Researcher Travel Award - Your Name" by 25th November 2018. The ISA travel grant awards will be declared by 5th December 2018.
Recently the area of optimal transport has received much attention in the mathematical community. Some of these ideas can and have been used in statistics and machine learning. The workshop intends to provide participants with a glimpse of this fascinating area.
The workshop will provide participants an opportunity to get hands-on experience of applying machine learning techniques to data-sets using SAS.
The details about the registration for the workshop can be found at the registration page.
Registration with payment is compulsory for all the delegates including invited speakers and contributory speakers. Registration in the first two categories entitles attendance to all the scientific sessions, registration kit, abstract book, attendance certificate, coffee/tea, lunches and a banquet. Registration as an accompanying person entitles attendance to all the scientific sessions (however, no attendance certificate will be issued), coffee/tea, lunches and a banquet.
Registration Fee for Conference
Type of Delegates
Full Time Research Students
Registration Fee for Pre-conference Workshop
Type of Delegates
Registration will be open from 21st October 2018 to 10 December 2018*.
*Note that this link is only for registration. For abstract submission, please visit the Call for Papers.
Prof. Bovas Abraham (Univ. of Waterloo, Canada) Prof. N. Balakrishna (CUSAT) Prof. Ayanendranath Basu (ISI, Kolkata) Prof. Sushma Bendre (ISI, Chennai) Prof. Rohit Deo (NYU Stern School of Business, USA) Prof. J. V. Deshpande (SPPU) Prof. Isha Dewan (ISI, Delhi) Prof. Sujit Ghosh (NCSU, USA) Prof. R. L. Karandikar (CMI) Prof. H. L. Koul (MSU, USA) Prof. U. V. Naik-Nimbalkar (IISER, Pune) Prof. M. B. Rajarshi (SPPU) Prof. George Sebastian (St. Thomas College, Pala) Prof. Ashis SenGupta (ISI, Kolkata) Prof. D. T. Shirke (Shivaji University, Kolhapur)
Prof. N. R. Karmalkar, Vice-Chanellor, SPPU Prof. N. S. Umarani, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, SPPU Prof. M. B. Rajarshi, President, Indian Statistical Association
Prof. T. V. Ramanathan (Convener) Dr. Akanksha Kashikar (Organizing Secretary) Dr. Manik Awale (Organizing Secretary) Prof. M. P. Gadre (Member) Dr. V. K. Gedam (Member) Dr. M. M. Kale (Member) Dr. M. G. Kulkarni (Member) Dr. R. V. Latpate (Member) Dr. Anindya Goswami, IISER, Pune ( Member)
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Pune is the main educational center of Maharashtra. Numerous students from every corner of India and the world come to Pune. It is quite safe and peaceful city as compared to other educational centers in India. The climate of Pune is pleasant and good for health. The city of Pune houses many well-known, established institutes and colleges. Savitribai Phule Pune University is one of the finest and most popular educational centers in the city. It offers excellent programs in various areas including Science, Commerce, Arts, Languages and Management Studies.About Savitribai Phule Pune University
Savitribai Phule Pune University, one of the premier universities in India, is positioned in the North-western part of Pune city. It occupies an area of about 411 acres. It was established on 10th February, 1949 under the Poona University Act. The university houses 46 academic departments. It is popularly known as the 'Oxford of the East'. It has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and under-graduate courses.
The university attracts many foreign students due to its excellent facilities. It offers good accommodation facility. There is a provision of hostel for the students. There is a well-stocked library containing plenty of books regarding various subjects. The university offers different scholarships to the students. The university conducts seminars and conferences for the students.
More details can be found at the University homepage.
Pune is well connected by air, road and rail network.
Pune has direct flights to and from many domestic as well as some international destinations. Pune airport is located at Lohegaon at a distance of 18 kms from the Pune University Campus. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Mumbai is about 175 kms (~110 miles) away and it takes about 3.5 hrs to reach Pune from Mumbai through express way. Registered AC cabs also run between Mumbai airport and Pune.
There are daily and weekly trains connecting Pune to all major cities in India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and many more.
Pune is well connected by a good road network connecting it to various cities and towns across India. Various government as well as private agencies offer daily bus services to various destinations in the state of Maharashtra and the neighbouring states. Ola cabs (Registered taxis) run between Pune and Mumbai.
The delegates will have to bear the expenses and remit the same at the respective place of accommodation. Limited accommodation is available on the University premises on payment, which is an ordinary type of shared accommodation with two persons in one room. Accommodation will be provided on request.
Climate in Pune during early January would be pleasant. Days would be warm with maximum temperature of about 29 degrees Celsius and nights would be cooler with a minimum temperature of about 11 degrees Celsius. Cottons during the day and light woolens during evening/night are recommended.