Hogg and Craig Lectures - The 50th Festival




Join us as we celebrate our

Hogg and Craig Lectures - The 50th Festival

April 28 and 29, 2023

Two days of activities with this year's Hogg and Craig Lecturer:

Dr. Dan Nettleton

Laurence H. Baker Endowed Chair
Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University

MS and PhD in Statistics, University of Iowa ('93, '96)


Program, briefly

Friday, April 28 - 2520D University Capitol Centre
11:15 am     Hogg and Craig Cake; Poster Session featuring current graduate students
12:15 pm     Opening Remarks and Awards Ceremony
1:00 pm     Hogg and Craig Lecture #1 by Dan Nettleton
2:15 pm     Panel Discussions on "Hot Topics in Actuarial Science" featuring Barbara Hogg (Aon), David Dillon (Lewis & Ellis), Andy Ferris (Deloitte Consulting), Marty Klein (Athene), and Larry Lickteig (Transamerica)

Saturday, April 29 - Big Ten Theatre, 348 Iowa Memorial Union
8:30 am     Refreshments
8:45 am     Opening Remarks and Departmental Faculty Research Showcase featuring Lan Luo, Sanvesh Srivastava, Luke Tierney, Zhiwei Tong, Boxiang Wang, and Xinyu Zhang
10:15 am     Hogg and Craig Lecture #2 by Dan Nettleton
1:30 pm     Research Talks on "Emerging Topics and Practice in Data Science" featuring Subhashish Chakravarty (Collins Aerospace), Aaron Christ (United States Fish and Wildlife Service), Kun Chen (University of Connecticut), Dai Feng (Abbvie), and Congrui Yi (Amazon)
3:30 pm     Panel Discussions on "Paths to Becoming a Successful Data Scientist" featuring Levent Bayman (Labcorp Drug Development), Yeh-Fong Chen (FDA), Rui Jin (Novartis), Zhijiang Van Liu (Google), Javier Porras (Zurich North America), and Bo Wang (Meta)

Saturday, April 29 - Iowa Memorial Union
6:00 pm     Banquet Dinner and Closing Remarks (reservation required)


Hotel recommendations:

Iowa House at the Iowa Memorial Union (A block of rooms at the Iowa House is being held for us for the nights of April 27, 28, and 29. Reserve your room now through April 5 for the group rate of $95/night with the group name "Hogg and Craig Lectures" and group code "042723.")

Hilton Garden Inn in dowtown Iowa City

 Hotel Vetro in downtown Iowa City

Hyatt Place in downtown Iowa City

Downtown Marriott- The Element

Hampton Inn in Coralville

Graduate in downtown Iowa City

Google listing of other hotels in the area