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Considering JSM Sessions and Roundtables

13 May 2010 1,005 views No Comment
Theresa Utlaut, Intel Corp.

Do you think Vancouver, British Columbia, will be as exciting this summer as it was for the 2010 Winter Olympics? If you watched some of the Olympic events, such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, speedskating, or figure skating, you may doubt it. However, after you think about it for just a bit and indulge the passion of your profession, you shouldn’t be surprised to find that your answer has become “very likely.”

The theme of the 2010 JSM is “Statistics: A Key to Innovation in a Data-Centric World.” In support of this theme, the Quality and Productivity Section is proud to sponsor two invited sessions and four roundtables. In addition, Q&P is sponsoring or cosponsoring numerous invited and contributed sessions that cover a wide range of topics and represent the interests of our members.

Q&P Invited Sessions

Tuesday, August 3, 2:00 p.m.
“Future Developments in Experimental Design”
Organizers: Dana C. Krueger, Kansas State University
Douglas C. Montgomery, Arizona State University
Peter Goos, University of Antwerp
Rachel T. Johnson, Naval Postgraduate School

Wednesday, August 4, 8:30 a.m.
“Statistical Engineering: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?” A Discussion in Honor of Gerald Hahn’s 80th Birthday
Organizers:Martha M. Gardner, GE Global Research
Roger Hoerl, GE Global Research
Ronald Snee, Snee Associates, LLC
Bill Parr, China Europe International Business School
Geoffrey Vining, Virginia Tech

Q&P Roundtables

A.M. Roundtables
August 2, 7–8:15 a.m.
“Designing Experiments for Biopharmaceutical Process Development,” Julia O’Neill, Merck & Co. Inc.
P.M. Roundtables
(All 12:30–1:50 p.m.)
August 2
“What You Always Wanted to Know About Computer Experiments but Were Afraid to Ask,” William Notz, The Ohio State University
August 3
“Communicating with Nonstatisticians,” Diane K. Michelson, ISMI
August 4
“Visualizing Data,” Hadley Wickham, Rice University

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