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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.
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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.
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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.
The 2010 ASA Fellow awards were presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia, earlier this month. This article presents a brief update to previous Amstat News articles on this subject. A few corrections have been made to previous counts of Fellow nominees and awardees.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.