The Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology is planning a research conference—to be held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, from January 10–12, 2012—and abstracts are being accepted.
Five members of the ASA’s Advisory Committee on Climate Change Policy joined 30 scientists from other disciplines to participate in the first Climate Science Day on February 17. The scientists formed multidisciplinary teams to meet with members of Congress or their staffs about climate science and offer their help in answering questions relating to climate science.
Marie Davidian, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Statistics and director of the Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine at North Carolina State University, will deliver the keynote address at the North Carolina Symposium for Women in Mathematics and Statistics, to be held at NC State on April 16. Her talk will focus on a variety of applications that require combining mathematical and statistical modeling.
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