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Submit a Late-Breaking Proposal for JSM 2019

Late-breaking sessions focus on the hot statistical issues of the day and/or pressing contemporary issues in statistics. They must cover one or more technical, scientific, or policy-related topics that have arisen during the one-year period prior to JSM.

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Additional Features »

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Congress endorsed a suite of major bipartisan data reforms that will likely shape statistical policy for decades and the president enacted the provisions into law in January 2019.

Additional Features, The American Statistician Highlights »

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The February 2019 issue of The American Statistician features 13 articles.

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Submit a Late-Breaking Proposal for JSM 2019

Late-breaking sessions focus on the hot statistical issues of the day and/or pressing contemporary issues in statistics. They must cover one or more technical, scientific, or policy-related topics that have arisen during the one-year period prior to JSM.

Additional Features »

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Experts from pharma, biotech, government, academia, and technology providers discuss the opportunity to use big data to find the right drug at the right time using the right target.

Departments, Education »

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MWM and BAPS offer enriching experiences for K-12 statistics teachers at JSM 2019 in Denver, Colorado.

Member News, People News »

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Awards, honors, and other news about ASA members for February 2019.

Departments, Education »

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Christine Franklin, the ASA’s K–12 statistical ambassador, presented the 2018 Teaching Statistics Trust Lecture, titled “Statistical Problem Solving: The Art and Science of Learning and Teaching from Data,” in three locations in the United Kingdom in September of 2018.

Member News, People News »

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Four students will receive registration and travel support to attend the 2019 Conference on Statistical Practice.

Columns, Pastimes »

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Over the years, music gradually became much more of Ken Kolodner’s focus, though he also enjoyed the challenges of doing research and worked as a part-time consultant.

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s appointment of three new members to the board of directors for the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics in November has again raised concerns about the agency’s independence.

Member News, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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The SPES Marquardt Memorial Speakers Program facilitates visits of experienced applied statisticians to colleges and universities to give a seminar and meet with students and professors.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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The ASA is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award, which recognizes members of the communications media who have best displayed an informed interest in the science of statistics and its role in public life.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) awarded two Ellis R. Ott Scholarships for Applied Statistics and Quality Management for the 2018–2019 academic year.

Additional Features »

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ASA has big plans to celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month in April, a full month of programs and initiatives dedicated to promoting better public understanding of mathematics and statistics.

Departments, Education »

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CAUSEweb.org’s A-µ-sing contest has a deadline of April 1, and the winners’ work will be highlighted at the US Conference on Teaching Statistics May 16–18. Entries can be as simple as a statistical haiku or joke or as involved as a music video.

Member News, Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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The 36th ASA Q&P Section’s Quality and Productivity Research Conference will be hosted by American University in Washington, DC, June 11–13.

President's Corner »

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The statistics profession’s reaction to data science prompted my colleague to ask this question: “Why does our profession often find itself in reactive mode—reacting to others’ direction—rather than being proactive and setting the direction ourselves?”

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The success of the annual X-STEM symposium in Washington, DC—an event featuring interactive presentations from STEM visionaries—has led the USA Science & Engineering Festival team to branch out.

Additional Features »

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The Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 12th Annual UPENN Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials will be held April 17.

Additional Features, Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, Privacy and Confidentiality Committee »

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A privacy policy should focus on ensuring the process and procedural actions to protect information are followed, regardless of whether personally identifiable information exists in a file. Members of the ASA Privacy and Confidentiality Committee provide guidance for developing such a policy here.

Chapter News, Member News, North Carolina Chapter »

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Nearly 100 statisticians from the North Carolina ASA community gathered for the 2018 Fall Dinner November 30. The theme was “Stories of Significance.”

Departments, Meetings »

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Drawing together a diverse crowd of data experts, SDSS 2019 will allow its participants to discover interesting and cutting-edge techniques for extracting knowledge from data.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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Nominations for the Don Owen Award are due February 15, 2019

Award Deadlines and Information, Featured, Member News »

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Deadlines and Contact Information for ASA National Awards, Special Lectureships, and COPSS Awards

The ASA’s extensive awards program recognizes statisticians who have made outstanding contributions through research, teaching, consulting, and service to the association and statistical profession. The annual awards listing contains important 2018-2019 award deadline and contact information.

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Editors of Online Journal <em>Statistics and Public Policy</em> Seek Papers

The ASA journal Statistics and Public Policy publishes peer-reviewed articles describing research on outstanding, complex public policy issues.