Conference Program Plenary, invited, and contributed presentations

We invite researchers from academia, industry, and government to participate in the conference, exchange ideas, organize sessions, and present their research related to the spirit of QPRC and its theme. QPRC welcomes contributed papers and posters that align with its mission and theme — please submit abstracts after registering:

  • Last day to register a contributed talk: April 15, 2019.
  • Last day to register a contributed poster: May 15, 2019.

Plenary Speakers

Barry Nussbaum Conference Guest of Honor

The 112th President of the American Statistical Association, Dr. Nussbaum was former Chief Statistician at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

James Rosenberger

Director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, Dr. Rosenberger is Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Statistics at the Pennsylvania State University

William F. Guthrie

William Guthrie is a Mathematical Statistician at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

  1. Machine Learning and its Applications
    Organized by: Xiao Wang (Purdue University)
  2. Applied Data Mining
    Organized by: Nathalie Japkowicz (American University)
  3. Time Series and Forecasting in Business and Industry
    Organized by: Stefa Etchegaray (IBM)
  4. Functional Data Analysis
    Organized by: Diane Michelson (SAS Institute Inc.)
  5. Text Analytics
    Organized by: Diane Michelson (SAS Institute Inc.)
  6. Data Science and its Applications I
    Organized by: Latifur Khan (University of Texas at Dallas)
  7. Data Science and its Applications II
    Organized by: Latifur Khan (University of Texas at Dallas)
  8. Cybersecurity
    Organized by: Emmanuel Yashchin (IBM), Michael Baron (American University)
  9. Data Science in Finance
    Organized by: Yada Zhu (IBM)
  10. Data Visualization
    Organized by: Blan Godfrey (North Carolina State University)
  11. Parallel Computing
    Organized by: Choudur Lakshminarayan (Teradata)
  12. Recent Advances in Statistical Process Control Monitoring
    Organized by: Daniel Jeske (University of California, Riverside)
  13. Innovative Statistical Inference Methodologies with Interesting Applications - I
    Organized by: Nitis Mukhopadhyay (University of Connecticut)
  14. Innovative Statistical Inference Methodologies with Interesting Applications - II
    Organized by: Nitis Mukhopadhyay (University of Connecticut)
  15. TBD
    Organized by: Will Guthrie (NIST)
  16. Advances in Spatial Data Science
    Organized by: Jeff Gill (American University)
  17. Recent Advances in Statistical Machine Learning
    Organized by: Lingzhou Xue (Pennsylvania State University and National Institute of Statistical Science)
  18. New Results in Sequential Analysis
    Organized by: Shelemyahu Zacks (Binghamton University)
  19. New Models for Time-Varying Processes with Applications
    Organized by: Ta-Hsin Li (IBM), Donald Martin (North Carolina State University), and James Troendle (NIH)
  20. New Frontiers of Time Series and Data Analysis
    Organized by: Ta-Hsin Li (IBM), Donald Martin (North Carolina State University), and James Troendle (NIH)
  21. Software demonstrations (SAS, Minitab, Trilobyte)
    Organized by: Michael Baron (American University)

The Quality and Productivity Research Conference welcomes contributed papers and posters that align with its mission and theme. Please submit your abstracts using the abstract submission form.

Last day to register a contributed talk: April 15, 2019

Last day to register a contributed poster: May 15, 2019