## Plenary Speakers

**Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan**

Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

http://www.math.mcmaster.ca/bala/

** Talk:** Cure Rate and Destructive Cure Rate Models and Applications

**Jim Chromy**

Senior Fellow Emeritus

RTI International,
Research Triangle Park, NC

http://www.rti.org/

** Talk:** Target Population Definitions: Real and Hypothetical

**Merlise A. Clyde**

Department of Statistic Science, Duke University, Durham, NC

http://www.isds.duke.edu/~clyde/

** Talk:** Bayesian Model Choice: Past, Present, Future

**Frank Coolen**

Department of mathematical Sciences,
Durham University, Durham, UK

http://maths.dur.ac.uk/stats/people/fc/fc.html

** Talk:** Nonparametric Predictive Inference for Reproducibility of Tests

**Ramesh Gupta**

Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
University of Maine

http://www.math.umaine.edu/~rgupta/

** Talk:** General Frailty Model in Survival Analysis

**Vishesh Karwa**

Department of Statistics and Department of Computer Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

http://www.personal.psu.edu/vkk106/

** Talk:** Sharing Social Network Data: Differentially Private Estimation of Exponential-Family Random Graph Models

**Michael Larsen **

Department of Statistics, George Washington University,
Washington, DC

http://statistics.columbian.gwu.edu/michael-d-larsen

** Talk:** Statistical Challenges in Probabilistic Record Linkage

**Tapan Nayak**

Department of Statistics, George Washington University,
Washington, DC

https://statistics.columbian.gwu.edu/tapan-nayak

** Talk:** A Novel Approach to Setting a Strict Identity Disclosure Control Goal and achieving It Efficiently

**Peter Qian**

Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

https://uq.wisc.edu/

** Talk:** Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

**Jerry Reiter**

Mrs. Alexander Hehmeyer Professor of Statistical Science

Department of Statistic Science, Duke University, Durham, NC

http://www.stat.duke.edu/~jerry/

** Talk:** Data Dissemination: A Survey of Recent Approaches and Challenges

**Bob Rodriguez**

ASA President - 2012

SAS, Cary, NC

http://support.sas.com/statistics

** Talk:** Moving to the Middle: Meeting Rising Expectations for Statisticians as Leaders

**Dewey Taylor**

Department of Mathematics & Applied Mathematics,
Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA

https://math.vcu.edu/bios/taylor-dewey/

** Talk:** Reconstructing Networks from Adjacency Data