PRESENTATIONS

  • Modelling and Simulation using Dirichlet Process with Applications, Machine Learning Special Interest Group Seminar Series, University of Manitoba, April 2020. (Invited – Online).

  • Bayesian Networks for Assessing Mobile App User Behavior, St. Anne’s College – University of Oxford UK, January 2020. (Invited).

  • Bayesian Methods with Applications, IEEE RobConIM Seminar Series, Winnipeg Section, December 2019. (Invited).

  • Model Based Estimation of Baseball Batting Metrics, International Conference on Statistical Distributions and
    Applications (ICOSDA), Eberhard Conference Center, Grand Rapids USA, October 2019. (Invited).

  • Bayesian Methods for User Behaviour Analysis of Customers, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok Thailand, July 2019. (Invited).

  • Modeling and Simulation of UEFA Champions League, International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining, New York, July 2019.

  • Sports Analytics: Models & Predictions, University School of Business, Chandigarh University India, July 2019. (Invited).

  • Bayesian Methods & Computation with Applications, Department of Mathematics, Chandigarh University India, July 2019. (Invited).

  • Bayesian Models for Assessing Lake Winnipeg Fish Movement Patterns, Meeting on Integrated Modelling, Western University, June 2019. (Invited).

  • Meta analytic approaches and multiple treatments assessment in clinical trials, IISA Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, May 2018. (Invited).

  • Modeling and Simulation of UEFA Champions League, Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, August 2017.

  • Assessing Personality Traits in Ordinal Survey Data, 75th ICP Conference, Pace University, New York, July 2017. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Methods with Biological Applications, Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, University of Manitoba, April 2017. (Invited)

  • Meta-analytic Methods using Dirichlet Process, Department of Statistics Seminar Series, University of Manitoba, April 2017.

  • Bayesian Approach for Analyzing Data Arising from Two-Arm Trials, ODRS Conference 2016, McMaster University Hamilton Ontario, August 7-10 2016. (Invited)

  • Non-inferiority Hypothesis Testing in Two-arm Trials using Relative Belief Ratios, International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications (ICOSDA), Niagara Falls Ontario, October 14-16 2016. (Invited)

  • Panelist on Speed Networking Session, Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics National Student Conference, Brodie Centre(Bannatyne Campus) Winnipeg, June 8-10 2016. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Inference in Two-arm Trials, IISA Conference, Riverside California, July 11-13 2014. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Hypothesis Assessment in Two-arm Trials Using Relative Belief Ratios, Statistical Society of Canada annual Meeting, University of Toronto, May 25-28 2014.

  • Statistical Methods for Noninferiority Trials, Joint Statistical Meetings, Montreal, August 2013. (Topic contributed)

  • Statistical Heterogeneity in Multi-arm Clinical trials: A Meta Analysis Approach, ICSA/ISBS Joint Statistical Conference, Washington D.C, June 2013. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Analysis and Model Assessment of Binary Item Response Data, Statistical Society of Canada annual Meeting, University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta, May 2013.

  • Panel Session on Methodological Innovations for Patient-Oriented Research, The George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI), University of Manitoba / Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, December 2012 (12/12/12/12 Noon). (Invited)

  • Random-Effects Meta-Analysis Using Dirichlet Process, Joint Statistical Meetings, San Diego California, August 2012. (Topic contributed)

  • Modelling Heterogeneity in Mark-recapture Data Using the Dirichlet Process, ISBA 2012 World Meeting, Kyoto Japan, June 2012. (Special Topic Session)

  • Assessing Noninferiority in Multi Arm Clinical Trials, Statistical Society of Canada annual Meeting, University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario, June 2012. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Modelling and Computation for One-day Cricket, ASASL Conference on Statistical Concepts and Methods for the Modern World, Colombo Sri Lanka, December 2011. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Latent Variable Methods with Applications, Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami Florida, August 2011. (Topic contributed)

  • Introduction to Bayesian Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Regression, Statistics Seminar, University of Manitoba, April 2011.

  • Bayesian Modelling and Computation for One-day Cricket, IISA Conference on Probability, Statistics and Data Analysis, North Carolina State University, April 2011. (Invited)

  • A Semiparametric Bayesian Approach for Modelling Ordinal Survey Data, Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, August 2010.

  • Bayesian Modelling and Computation using WinBUGS (Job Talk), Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba, April 2010.

  • A Semi-parametric Bayesian Approach for Modelling Ordinal Survey Data, Statistical Modelling and Inference Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, February 2010. (Poster)

    • This poster was also presented at Frontiers of Statistical Decision Making and Bayesian Analysis Conference, University of Texas at San Antonio, March 2010 and also received the travel award.

  • A Bayesian Social Relations Model using Dirichlet Process Priors, Joint UBC/SFU Graduate Student Workshop in Statistics, Simon Fraser University, November 2009. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Analysis of Ordinal Response Survey Data using Dirichlet Process Priors, Statistical Society of Canada annual Meeting, University of British Columbia, June 2009.

  • Simulating ODI cricket Matches, 5th annual Canadian Young Researchers Conference (CYRC) in Mathematics and Statistics, University of Alberta, May 2008. (Invited)

  • A Bayesian Model for One-day International Cricket Matches, PIMS Collaborative Research Group Meeting on Bayesian Modelling and Computation for Networks, Seattle Washington, May 2008. (Invited)

  • Bayesian Analysis of Mark-Recapture Data, Joint UBC/SFU Graduate Student Workshop in Statistics, University of British Columbia, May 2007. (Invited)

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