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Government Statistics Section Highlights Recommended Sessions at JSM 2016

1 July 2016 70 views No Comment

The JSM Program Committee has been working hard for the past year, putting together an outstanding set of sessions. Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to attend the GSS General Membership Business Meeting that will take place August 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We will be meeting at the Hilton in the Astoria room. Please join us! Session highlights we want to point out include the following:

Sunday, July 31
2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Invited Session on Survey Costs and Survey Designs:
Trade-Offs and Advances

Monday, August 1
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Roundtable on Developments in the Analysis of Cognitive Interview Data with Gordon Willis from the National Cancer Institute
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Speed Session with Five GSS Data Challenge Candidates
12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Roundtable on Writing for Scientific Publication with Ingegerd Jansson from Statistics Sweden
2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Invited Session on Advances in Statistical Methods for Dissemination and Analysis of Official Statistics

Tuesday, August 2
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Topic-Contributed Session with Nine GSS Data Challenge Candidates
10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Invited Session on Quality of Alternative Sources for Social, Economic, and Health Data

Wednesday, August 3
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
GSS/SSS/SRMS Student Paper Award Presentations (5 winners)
12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Roundtable on Prospects for Using Commercial Data for Federal Statistics with Zachary Seeskin from NORC at the University of Chicago
2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Invited Session on Computing for Nonlinear Methods with Large Data Sets

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