Pre-conference workshops

The Organisers of the Australian and New Zealand Statistical Conference 2021 and the Statistical Society are pleased to announce the following pre-conference workshops to be held on Sunday, 4 July 2021 at the Mantra Legends Hotel at Surfers Paradise, QLD:

Visualisation for Data Science with Ian Westbrooke and Jennifer Brown
This workshop will help participants to understand the principles of data visualisation and how to implement those principles using the package ggplot in R. 

Register here: https://statsoc.org.au/event-3696350

Simplify your statistical life: Git for collaborating with yourself and others with Peter Baker
Git is currently the most popular Version Control System employed by software developers and statisticians alike.This hands-on one day tutorial will step participants through the basics of version control using Git and specific Github features.

Register here: https://statsoc.org.au/event-3694813

From machine learning to statistical modelling (Frequentist & Bayesian), via logistic regression in Autostat with Samantha Low-Choy and Clair Alston-Knox 
This workshop will step you through the interpretation, advantages and shortcomings of three common paradigms: machine learning, classical statistical modelling (relying on p-values and Wald’s confidence intervals for inference); and Bayesian statistical modelling (relying on Markov chain Monte Carlo to simulate from the posterior).

Register here: https://statsoc.org.au/event-3696320

Business Skills for Business Analytics with Mark Griffin and River Paul
This workshop will step through each of the stages involved in a business analytics project.

Register here: https://statsoc.org.au/event-3704589

Gaining Skills in Biostatistical Consultancy
Details to follow.