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Call for student papers: 2019 CPS meeting

The Canadian Population Society (CPS) invites students to submit papers to its regular annual meeting or its Graduate Development Conference which will be held next June as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Vancouver. Papers accepted to either are eligible to be considered for the CPS Student Paper Competition, which rewards the best paper with a $500 prize. The deadline to submit an abstract is January 31. Read the call for papers for all details. 

20 December 2018 - 5:40pm |

Business Data Science Challenge

Statistics Canada invites graduate students and senior undergraduate students in economics, data science, computer science, mathematics and statistics to apply to its Business Data Science Challenge. The challenge is to apply data analytics or analysis techniques to increase our understanding of the state of entry and exit in the Canadian economy. Of particular interest are methods for producing more timely estimates for exits, methods for identifying and accounting for aberrant observations such as leverage points or outliers, and methods for incorporating unclassified firms into analysis. The deadline for submission is March 31st, 2019. Read all details and conditions here. 

7 December 2018 - 2:26pm |

Call for proposals: North American Data Documentation Initiative Conference 2019

Aimed at individuals working in and around data and metadata, NADDI 2019 seeks submissions that highlight the use of DDI and other metadata standards within research projects, official statistics, survey operations, academic libraries, and data archives. The theme this year is on the benefits of using metadata to drive efficiencies in a research data lifecycle, as well as promotes subsequent re-use of end data products, especially those generated by federal and national statistical agencies. The conference will be held next April, in Ottawa. The deadline to submit a proposal is January 7, 2019. 

27 November 2018 - 6:02pm |

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