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CSP 2017 Brings Statisticians Face to Face

The 2017 Conference on Statistical Practice was held February 23–25. Four hundred fifty participants gathered at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida. 

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Sara Burns, winner of the John J. Bartko Scholarship; Jami Jackson Mulgrave, winner of the Lester R. Curtin Award; and Jinyuan Liu, winner of the Lingzi Lu Memorial Award, will receive registration and travel support to attend the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice.

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Call for JSM Late-Breaking Session Proposals

Two invited slots have been set aside for sessions that cover technical, scientific, or policy-related topics that have arisen during the one-year period prior to JSM 2017.

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Fritz Scheuren to Give Deming Lecture

The ASA has chosen Fritz Scheuren, senior fellow and vice president in the Center for Excellence in Survey Research at NORC, as the recipient of its 2017 Deming Lecture Award.

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Data Challenge on Tap for JSM2017

The ASA Statistical Computing, Government Statistics, and Statistical Graphics sections will sponsor Data Challenge 2017 at JSM in Baltimore, Maryland. The contest is open to anyone interested in participating, including college students and professionals from the private or public sector.

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[1 Dec 2016 | One Comment | 258 views]
Get on the JSM Program: Submit an Abstract or Volunteer

The JSM 2017 Program Committee has put together 204 invited sessions. The topics are interesting and diverse, ranging from machine learning and analysis of complex data to reproducible research, climate science, precision medicine, sports policy, and survey methodology. Now it’s time to submit your contributed abstract before February 1, 2017.

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Celebrating Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference

The second Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference was held October 20–22 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference targeted women in all career stages from all sectors of the workforce.

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CSP provides opportunities for attendees to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming.

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At the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings, Mary Batcher, Nathaniel Schenker, and Jim Rosenberger presented the panel discussion “My Life as a Statistical Consultant.” They shared stories and wisdom from their careers and responded to questions about being a statistical consultant in different environments. Read the highlights here.

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This year at JSM, 27 teachers from Illinois and other parts of the country came to Chicago for a full-day BAPS workshop designed to strengthen and expand teachers’ statistics backgrounds.