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ASA Gears up for Conference on Statistical Practice

The fourth annual ASA Conference on Statistical Practice will take place February 19 – 21 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Attendees will have opportunities to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming. Early registration for the conference closes on January 5.

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The University of Auckland’s Chris Wild writes that the universe of data, big and otherwise, is growing explosively, and argues we have to find ways to get much further, much faster—to open our students’ eyes to an enormously wider world of possibility, opportunity, and excitement.

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Norman Matloff, professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, argues that the field of statistics is being eclipsed by other disciplines, notably computer science.

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Six $400 scholarships from ASA’s Quality and Productivity Section were awarded to students to attend this past JSM in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Tyson Lee summarizes the high points of his JSM 2014 experience en route UA flight 1699 from Boston to San Francisco on August 7, 2014.

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Pictures from the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, Massachusetts

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James Cochran recaps the JSM roundtable breakfast “Past Presidents and Executive Directors Reminisce.”

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Many Honored at Presidential Address, Awards Ceremony

This year’s Joint Statistical Meetings was particularly special because the ASA celebrated its 175th anniversary. There were special events, a slew of activities, and a few firsts. To top it off, it was the largest meeting in JSM history, with 6,809 in attendance. Read on to learn about some of the highlights.

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Time to Embrace a New Identity?

Thomas Speidel discusses the ever-changing statistics profession.

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As the 2014 ASA Educational Ambassador, Juan Carlos Salazar Uribe of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, Massachusetts, to participate in Continuing Education courses.