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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 | 204 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.

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Adedayo Adepoju of the department of statistics at the University of Ibadan attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago as the 2016 Educational Ambassador to participate in continuing education courses.

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The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. For 2016, three awards were presented during the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

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[1 Oct 2016 | 3 Comments | 513 views]
JSM 2016: The Extraordinary Power of Statistics

This year’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois, set an all-time record with more than 7,200 attendees, far above the previous record of 6,851 set last year. Here are the highlights.

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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 315 views]
The Makings of a Survey Methodologist—and a Survey Methodology Conference

QDET2 conference chair Amanda Wilmot discusses her experience in survey research and shares what she hopes participants will learn from attending the conference in November.