Morris Hansen Lecture

Save the Date! – 25th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture

The 25th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture will be held on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015, with the lecture commencing at 3:30 p.m. in the USDA’s Jefferson Auditorium. A small reception on USDA’s Whitten Patio will follow the lecture.

We are honored to have Dr. Steve Thompson, Shrum Chair in Science, Professor of Statistics, Simon Fraser University as our keynote speaker. The title of the lecture is “Adaptive and Network Sampling in Changing Populations”. To discuss Dr. Thompson’s lecture, we have two discussants. Dr. Mark S. Handcock, Professor and Chair of Statistics, University California Los Angeles, and Dr. Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics and Political Science and Director, Applied Statistics Center, Columbia University.

Registration for the Morris Hansen Lecture is requested. Due to security issues, the USDA Security Office has requested a listing of all the participants of the Lecture. Everyone will be cleared through building security at Wing 5. Photo ID is required to enter the building, please allow 20 – 30 minutes to go through the security check point. Individuals not on the registration list will also enter Wing 5.

Note: Pre-registration for the Morris Hansen Lecture is closed.

Individuals attending the lecture will need to sign in at the security desk at Wing 3 (South Building) of the USDA. A photo ID is required to enter the building.

Past Morris Hansen Lectures Series

Last Modified: 11/16/2015