The Berkeley Statistics Annual Research Symposium (BSTARS) surveys the latest research developments in the department, with an emphasis on possible applications to statistical problems encountered in industry. The conference consists of keynote lectures, talks by PhD students about their thesis work, and presentations of industrial research by alliance members. Jasjeet S. Sekhon, the Robson Professor of Political Science and Statistics and Senior Fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, will deliver the keynote on Casual Inference in the Age of Big Data. There will also be poster presentations by PhD students and “Thunder Talks” by industry leaders from Microsoft, State Street, StubHub, Citadel, Clindata Insight, Deloitte, Voleon, and TGS Management!
More information here: http://statistics.berkeley.edu/bstars-2017