Past Events

International Symposium on Big Data Visual Analytics, November 7-10, Adelaide, South Australia

Date: 2017-11-07

In the last decade, Big Data Analytics has become a major decision support factor in industry and government organisations. Visual Analytics is the enabling science for effective exploration of big data through meaningful visualisations and interactive user interfaces. Understanding the multidisciplinary nature, including user querying, powerful analytics, machine learning, visualisation, human-computer interaction, perception and cognition, is critical for Visual Analytics ...

AMSI Winter School 2017

Date: 2017-06-26

AMSI Winter School on Computational Foundations of Data Science When: 26 June - 7 July Where: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) ACEMS is proud to be one of the sponsors for the 2017 AMSI Winter School on Computational Foundations of Data Science. Hosted by the Queensland University of Technology,  the school is a two-week residential program for graduate students, postdoctoral ...

Workshop on Multi-variable Polynomials and Stochastic Systems

Date: 2017-06-02 09:00

This one-day workshop on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST) will concentrate on multi-variable polynomials and high dimensional stochastic systems, as well as the connection between these areas. This, the third such ACEMS meeting, will be held at Emmanuel College, The University of Queensland, and will feature keynote talks by Ole Warnaar and Mark Holmes. ...

ACEMS Workshop on Approximate Bayesian Computation and its Applications

Date: 2017-05-31

When: 31 May - 1 June 2017 Where: Monash University, Clayton Campus Room 340, 9 Rainforest Walk Organising Committee: Tim Garoni, Jon Keith, Scott Sisson & Robert Kohn CLICK HERE to register

Applied Probability @ The Rock

Date: 2017-04-17

An International Workshop Celebrating Phil Pollett's 60th Birthday When: 17-21 April 2017 Where: Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory Applied Probability @ The Rock (AP@R) is an international workshop on Applied Probability, bringing together leading researchers from around the world to share recent discoveries and begin new collaborations. It also provides an opportunity to celebrate the 60th birthday of one of ...

ACEMS Postdoc Workshop

Date: 2017-03-20 12:00

As discussed at the ACEMS Retreat last year, a workshop for ACEMS Postdoctoral Researchers and Research Associates in ACEMS will be held at the University of Queensland on 20-22 March 2017. The aims of the workshop are as follows: To provide a forum for exchange of research To encourage networking and potential research collaboration between ACEMS members To inform about, ...

Introduction to the Tidyverse

Date: 2017-03-13 10:00

When: 13 March, 10 am to 4 pm Where: Microsoft Innovation Centre, Level 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000 Presenter: Miles McBain, ACEMS at QUT This is the first of a 2 part R workshop series that teaches data wrangling and visualisation from the perspective of tidy data and and the Tidyverse. You will learn how the tools of ...

Multilevel Bayesian Modelling of Time-to-Serve in Professional Tennis

Date: 2017-03-01 14:00

ACEMS & QUT Institute for Future Environments Guest Lecture WHEN: Wednesday, 1 March, 2 pm - 3 pm WHERE: QUT Gardens Point Campus, Room P419, Level 4, P Block OVERVIEW: This presentation will provide an overview of the state of tennis analysis, and a summary of the major results and the opportunities for future work given the availability of point-by-point ...

ACEMS Conference to Honour Peter Hall

Date: 2016-12-10

On 9 January 2016, in Melbourne, ACEMS lost its inaugural Director, Professor Peter Hall. It is not overstating things to say that Peter was one of the greatest statisticians in the world. Peter spent the last 10 years of his career at The University of Melbourne, most recently as an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow. To acknowledge the massive contribution ...

"Doing Maths Like a Research Mathematician" Teacher Training Sessions

Date: 2016-11-23

We are looking for teachers to attend a training workshop to become 'Doing Maths like a Research Mathematician' (DMLARM) session leaders, with a view to them offering DMLARM sessions in their local area. DMLARM is an event aimed at secondary students and their teachers. Students and their teachers are given problems to work on, with the aim being to create ...