19th Meeting of New Researchers in
Statistics and Probability

The 19th Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability will be happening in Baltimore this year during its usual time right before JSM. The purpose of the conference is to promote interaction and networking among new researchers in statistics and probability.

Host Johns Hopkins University
Location Baltimore, MD
Dates July 27-29, 2017
  • Elizabeth Ogburn
    • Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Vince Lyzinski
    • Department of Applied Math and Statistics, Whiting School of Engineering

Funding The meeting is graciously supported by the National Science Foundation (DMS-1623541).


  • Peter Bickel
  • Jennifer Hill
  • Rina Foygel Barber
  • John Storey
  • Alison Etheridge
  • Jon Wellner
  • …and more

Apply to Participate

Application deadline: March 24th, 2017


Applications are accepted from anyone who:

  1. received a Ph.D. on or after 2012; or
  2. expects to receive a Ph.D. by the end of 2017.

The number of participants is limited. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 24, 2017. By March 31st, applicants will be notified of whether they have been selected to attend. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


The selected applicants will be asked to pay a small ($100) registration fee to confirm their participation (this price is subject to small changes). However, contingent on the availability of funds, support to defray travel and housing costs will be offered, though we invite participants to get partial funding of their own.

Application Details

To apply either fill out the form linked above or alternatively, submit a Letter of Interest (PDF only) and a Curriculum Vitae (PDF only) via email. In your letter of interest briefly explain your motivation for participating in this meeting, as well as clearly stating:

  • Your full name
  • Your institution
  • Your email address
  • The title of your position
  • The year you earned/will earn a PhD
  • Your main research areas (be specific)
  • Whether you wish to give a talk or a poster
  • Title of your presentation
  • Abstract for your presentation
    • 250 words maximum

Email both files together please to ims.nrc2017@gmail.com with subject line “NRC 2017 application”. Thank you.

Past Meetings

Past meetings have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Office of Naval Research, and Google.

18th Meeting (2016) University of Wisconsin, Madison
17th Meeting (2015) University of Washington, Seattle
16th Meeting (2014) Harvard University, Cambridge
15th Meeting (2013) Centre de recherches mathématiques, Montréal
14th Meeting (2012) University of California, San Diego
13th Meeting (2010) University of British Columbia, Vancouver
12th Meeting (2009) Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
11th Meeting (2008) University of Colorado, Boulder
10th Meeting (2007) University of Utah, Salt Lake City
9th Meeting (2006) University of Washington, Seattle
8th Meeting (2005) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
7th Meeting (2004) York University, Toronto
6th Meeting (2003) University of California, Davis
5th Meeting (2001) Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
4th Meeting (2000) Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
3rd Meeting (1997) University of Wyoming, Laramie
2nd Meeting (1995) Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
1st Meeting (1993) University of California, Berkeley