Mário Figueiredo, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Peter Rousseeuw, University of Leuven, Belgium

Myra Spiliopoulou, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany

André Martins, Senior Researcher, Unbabel, Portugal

Stephanie Sapp, Google Inc., USA

Invited topic sessions

In collaboration with the Bernoulli Society (BS)

(session organized by Po-Ling Loh, UW-Madison, USA)

Title: Visualization and analysis of modern data

Po-Ling Loh, UW-Madison, USA

James Long, Texas A&M University, USA

Yuval Benjamini, Hebrew University, Israel

Tyler McCormick, University of Washington, USA

In collaboration with the Portuguese Statistical Society (SPE)

(session organized by P. Brito, University of Porto, Portugal)

Title: Statistical Learning in Data Science

Paula Brito, University of Porto, Portugal

Margarida Cardoso, ISCTE, IUL, Portugal

Luís Torgo, Fac. Ciências & LIAAD INESC-TEC, Univ. Porto, Portugal

Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Fac. Medicina & CINTESIS, Univ. Porto, Portugal

In collaboration with the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS)

(session organized by D. Banks, Duke University, USA)

Title: ISBIS Session

Discussant: Roger Hoerl, Union College, Schenectady, USA.

David Banks, Duke University, USA

Teresa Oliveira, Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Paulo Canas, University of Tampere, Finland and Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

Roger Hoerl, Union College, Schenectady, USA

In collaboration with the European Association for Data Science (EuADS)

(session organized by Berthold Lausen, University of Essex, UK)

Title: Classification and Network modelling

Berthold Lausen, University of Essex, UK

Isabella Gollini, Birkbeck College, London, UK

Alberto Caimo, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland