Programs and Activities:

  • Conference workshops: A conference workshop will be organized on recent topics such as statistical computing, data visualization, etc., for local researchers and graduate students.
  • Sessions: The three-day programme will consist of keynote sessions as well as several plenary and invited speaker sessions featuring eminent statisticians from around the world. There will be three keynote sessions, one on each day of the conference, in which papers will be presented related to the theme of the conference. In addition, the conference will have a Professor Dr. Qazi Motahar Husain session, special sessions related to the conference theme and contributed paper sessions. The special sessions will be organized on the following topics: linear regression and generalized linear models in data science applications; classification; resampling methods; sub-set selection; shrinkage; dimension reduction; non-linear models; tree-based methods; support vector machines; unsupervised learning.
  • Enhancing professional development: There will be sessions related to professional development targeting young statisticians.
  • Roundtable discussion: Roundtable discussions will be organized on topics such as Increasing the Efficiency of Government Statistical Organizations in Bangladesh, in which representatives from Government organizations, senior statisticians and prominent academicians will discuss ways to promote sound statistical practice within government organizations and increase the efficiency of the compilation, management and dissemination of official statistics.

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