There will be a one-day symposium on October 22 in honor of Stephen Lagakos, who died in an accident in October of 2009. Discussion will reflect Lagakos’s interests, including HIV prevention, biostatistical education in the 21st century, and clinical trials.
The ASA recently launched LearnSTAT OnDemand, a program that offers access to recorded webinars on an on-demand, pay-per-view basis. The recorded webinars are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.
Statistics Canada’s 2010 International Methodology Symposium, titled “Social Statistics: The Interplay Among Censuses, Surveys, and Administrative Data,” will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, from October 26–29.
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