A lunch roundtable discussion is an opportunity to enjoy food, fellowship and a conversation with colleagues about a statistical concept or related topic in practice while eating lunch. These lunches also provide a great chance to interact and to network with your colleagues.
Logistical details for the lunch roundtable:
1) Roundtable discussions will take place in room 206, organized by general theme/topic on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the WSC.
2) Each table will accommodate 7 to 10 participants.
3) Lunches will be available for all attendees at a cost of 15 Euro. Tickets for these events can be purchased during registration for the WSC. Regular and vegetarian meals are available.
4) During the registration process, participants will be prompted to select specific discussion tables of interest.
The following is a list of the lunch roundtable discussion (LRTD) topics and their leaders (click on the code for more information about each roundtable - those in red are already fully booked):
|LRTD01||Monday, 27||Statistical Sciences in the Era of Big Data||Paulo Rodrigues; David Banks|
|LRTD02||Monday, 27||What Statistics says about how the peoples in rural areas in the middle of Amazonia's heart live (Pará and Amazonas States)||Wellington Pereira|
|LRTD03||Monday, 27||Urban/rural classifications - can we do better?||Peter Wingfield-Digby|
|LRTD04||Monday, 27||How young statisticians associations help in raising statistical awareness, empowering and qualifying young statisticians to lead the statistical work in the future||Mahmoud ElSarawy|
|LRTD05||Monday, 27||Assessment Methodology for Rare and Endangered Plant/Animal Species and its Improvement||Paul Smith|
|LRTD06||Tuesday, 28||Statistics, Machine Learning & Big Data||Genevera Allen; Daniela Cocchi|
|LRTD07||Tuesday, 28||IAOS2016 conference entitled "The Spirit of Official Statistics: Partnership and Continuous Innovation"||Wesley Young|
|LRTD08||Tuesday, 28||Statistics from gender perspective for overall development and wellbeing||Andrea Diniz da Silva|
|LRTD09||Tuesday, 28||What do we do about the 'literacy' in statistical literacy, at the college level?||Iddo Gal|
|LRTD10||Wednesday, 29||Bayes and Big Data||Steven Scott|
|LRTD11||Wednesday, 29||Communication strategies for statistical information: A common interest of national and international producers of statistics||Matthias Rumpf, Per Nymand-Andersen|
|LRTD12||Wednesday, 29||Statistical National System, public programs management and statistical production based on administrative registers. Yucatán study case.||Federico Segui|
|LRTD13||Wednesday, 29||Good practices in teaching statistics||Pavlina Jordanova|
|LRTD14||Thursday, 30||The Role of Statistics in the Big Data Era of Genomic and Epigenomic Research||Shili Lin|
|LRTD15||Thursday, 30||Agriculture Data Collection and Use: How to benefit farmers?||Chanchal Pramanik|
|LRTD16||Thursday, 30||National Statistical Offices' productivity||Alicia Bercovich|
|LRTD17||Thursday, 30||Building Partnership between Statistical Consultants and Industries||Petteri Baer|
|LRTD18||Friday, 31||Judiciary intrusions in the production of official statistics||Jean-Louis Bodin|
|LRTD19||Friday, 31||Preparing students for the workforce: constructing and implementing meaningful data practicum capstone experiences for students||John Bailer|