Welcome to the home page of the conference on Current and Future Trends in Nonparametrics,
hosted by University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.
The official picture of (most) conference attendees!
Conference Timetable (See conference program below for more specific details.)
Slides from the Plenary and
If your slides are not on this page, then we do not have the slides.
Please email your talk to Edsel Peña so that it may be archived on the web page.
Copies of Posters
If your poster is not on this page and you have an electronic version of it,
please email the file to Edsel Peña and we will archive it on the web page.
Some Photos from the Conference (on Arne Bathke's web site)
Final Conference Program (pdf file)
Final Book of Abstracts (pdf file)
List of Invited Speakers and Abstracts
List of Poster Presentations and Abstracts
List of Session Organizers
Please take a short survey on
Conference participants are encouraged to take Paul Kvam's poll about selecting topics for a nonparametric statistics course.
This is related to the talk Dr. Kvam will give at the conference.
NSF-sponsored Travel Support:
The conference has obtained funds from the National Science Foundation to provide travel support to selected junior researchers (graduate students, and researchers within 5 years of receiving their Ph.D. degree). Preference for travel support will be given to investigators who agree to present a poster related to nonparametric statistics at the conference. Selection of awardees will be based on the the recommendations of the investigator's research advisor, the proposed research to be presented, and the investigator's vita.
Specific details about applying for travel support can be found here: Applying for Travel Support.
Support for Attendees from NISS-affiliated
Since this conference is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), institutions that are NISS Affiliates may use funds from their Affiliates Reimbursement Account (part of the annual affiliate fee) to reimburse personnel who attend this conference. The reimbursement may include transportation, lodging, and (on a per diem basis) meals. Please see the NISS Reimbursement Account guidelines for more details. A list of NISS Affiliates is maintained on the NISS Affiliated Organizations page.
Registration for the Conference (online or mail-in registration available)
Information about Ground
Abstract Submission Information for
Invited Speakers and Poster Presenters
NOTE: There is a deadline of September 14 to submit abstracts for a Poster Presentation.
Information for Poster Presenters
Email and Wireless Access: The
entire floor where the conference talks will be held is set up for
wireless internet access,
and there is a room on that floor set up with 3 computers that can be used by participants to check e-mail at no charge.
The Inn at USC, the main hotel for the conference.
UPDATE (9/14/2007): The Inn
at USC and the Clarion Townhouse have no vacancies for Friday night,
The Marriott Courtyard and the Hilton still have plenty of rooms for all three nights.
Miscellaneous South Carolina Information:
Contact Information for the University of South Carolina
Department of Statistics
216 LeConte College
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone (Main Office): (803) 777-7800
Fax: (803) 777-4048
USC Statistics Department Home Page