Webcast – Analytically Speaking
featuring John Pullinger
We can't imagine a more esteemed thought leader to talk about statistics than John Pullinger, the President of the Royal Statistical Society. Listen to his webcast on Nov 13.
We can't imagine a more esteemed thought leader to expound the virtues of statistics.
John Pullinger is the President of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), one of the world's most distinguished professional bodies of statisticians. Pullinger himself has had an illustrious career applying his statistical knowledge to civil service, during which he helped develop the United Kingdom's Office of National Statistics and its Government Statistical Service. He has represented the UK at the UN Statistical Commission and many other international forums. Pullinger is currently Librarian and Director General of Information Services in Parliament.
On the table for discussion:
- The importance of the International Year of Statistics.
- Promoting awareness of statistics through the getstats campaign.
- The top contributions and changes to the field of statistics.
- Favorite statisticians and analytical stories.
- The value of statistics in everyday life.
- What it's like to be the president of the RSS.
On-demand webcasts featuring additional thought leaders are also available.