About Statistics at its Best
This workshop will celebrate the outstanding contributions of Professor Nancy Reid to Statistical Sciences and honour her extraordinary leadership and dedication to the profession in the past 45 years. Professor Reid is an international leading figure in Statistical Sciences. Her influential contributions to research and exceptional services to the profession define her as an inspiring role model for young statisticians and scientific researchers. Throughout her entire career in Canada, Professor Reid has made seminal contributions to our discipline and has been instrumental to the flourishing of the Canadian statistical community through her leadership and dedication. This workshop also aligns with a series of celebration activities for the 50th anniversary of the statistical community in Canada, organized by the Statistical Society of Canada.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Ontario Power Building & Online
Ontario Power Building | Maple and Cherry Rooms
Guest of Honour
Nancy Reid studied at the University of Waterloo (B.Math. 1974), the University of British Columbia (M.Sc. 1976), Stanford University (PhD 1979) and Imperial College, London (PDF 1980). She joined the University of Toronto in 1986 from the University of British Columbia. She has held several leadership roles in statistical science including Chair of the Department (1997--2002) and Scientific Director of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (2015--2019). Nancy is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Royal Society of Canada, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2015 she was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada.
Fields of Study
• Theoretical Statistics
Areas of Interest
• Likelihood Inference
• Design of studies
• Statistical Theory
• Statistics and Policy
• Foundations of Inference
One King West Hotel - Austin Gallery
1 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1A1X3
Please join us for an in-person banquet at One King West Hotel in the heart of Toronto to celebrate Professor Nancy Reid's birthday. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited so please register early.
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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