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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Applied Probability Workshop on Tap for June | 608 views]

The International Workshop in Applied Probability will be held in Jerusalem, Israel, from June 11–14.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Highlights from the COPAFS December 2011 Meeting | 653 views]

COPAFS is the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics and acts as an advocate for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in federal statistics. Through COPAFS, members have an opportunity to review and affect issues such as timeliness, quality, confidentiality, and the relevance of data. COPAFS holds quarterly meetings, the last one being on December 2, 2011.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on International Year of Statistics Strives to Increase Visibility of Profession | 2,770 views]

The ASA has joined other leading statistical societies to declare 2013 the International Year of Statistics in order to promote the importance of statistics to the broader scientific community, business and government data users, media, policymakers, employers, students, and the general public. Here, ASA Executive Director Ron Wasserstein describes the focus of the event.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Biopharmaceutical Symposium to Offer Tutorials, Short Courses | 643 views]

A biopharmaceutical symposium, BASS XIX, will be held November 5–9 at the Mulberry Inn Suites in historic Savannah, Georgia.

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Annual Fund Drive Reaches Still Higher

The generous support of about 570 ASA members led to a record total of contributions to the ASA’s Annual Fund Drive during 2011. The 2012 Annual Fund Drive will kick off in late spring, though members have the opportunity to contribute throughout the year when they renew their memberships. On behalf of the ASA and the development committee, thank you for your support.