StatCon Workshops 2022


StatCon Workshops 2022

19 – 23 August, 2022


StatCon2022 is proud to present to you, in association with the North-West University (NWU) and The University Capacity Development Programme National Collaborative Project (UCDP), workshops on various topics in statistics. The workshops will be presented face-to-face at the Kruger National Park.


Workshop Programme, topics, and presenters:

20 August 2022

  • Order-of-addition Experiments: Design and Analysis by Prof Dennis K. J. Lin (Purdue University, IN, USA)
  • Introduction to Spatial Statistics by Prof Inger Fabris-Rotelli, Ms Renate Thiede & Mrs Rene Stander (University of Pretoria, RSA)
  • Data Science and Statistics, identifying the research overlap and research gaps, chaired by Prof. Renette Blignaut (UWC) with panel members Prof Dennis Lin, Prof Roelof Coetzer, Prof Temesgen Zewotir, and Dr Julia Keddie.

21 August 2022

  • Interactive Online Class for Statistical Thinking - Teaching Consulting Skills to Statistics students as a Credit Bearing Module by Prof Ayse Bilgin (Macquarie University, Australia) & Prof Delia North (University of KwaZulu-Natal, RSA)
  • Statistical Problem Solving: The Art and Science of Learning and Teaching from Data by Prof Christine Franklin (University of Georgia, GA, USA) & Prof Delia North (University of KwaZulu-Natal, RSA)
  • Academic Ambition, with reference to the field of Statistics, in South Africa by Prof Robert Schall (University of the Free State, RSA)

22 August 2022

  • Recent advances in survival analysis: cure models and dependent censoring by Prof Ingrid van Keilegom (KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • An introduction to the theoretical basics of point forecast evaluation by Steffen Betsch (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)


Registration deadline:

29th of July, 2022


StatCon 2022