Conference programme


The draft programme for the online conference is now available.


We have a fantastic line up of keynote speakers:


Melinda Mills MBE, FBA is director of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science at the University of Oxford. 


Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen is the Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor and Professor of Statistics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


Hadley Wickham is chief scientist at RStudio, winner of the 2019 COPSS award, a member of the R Foundation, and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and the University of Auckland.


Bin Yu is the chancellor's distinguished professor in the Departments of Statistics and of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences at the University of California at Berkeley. She delivers this year’s Campion (President’s Invited) Lecture


Jonty Rougier, who won this year's Barnett Award, will deliver the Barnett lecture focusing around his award-winning work in environmental sciences. 

Tom Chivers is the science editor at UnHerd and David Chivers is professor of economics at Durham University. Together, they will deliver this year's Significance lecture on their recent book, How To Read Numbers.