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The Southern Regional Council on Statistics Summer Research Conference was created to fulfill the need for a small gathering of statisticians and biostatisticians in the US’s southern region. The 60th conference will take place in June 2025 at Villas by the Sea resort on Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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On Friday, August 4, ASA President Dionne Price gaveled to order the second 2023 meeting of the ASA Board of Directors. Board members met in the Delta Hotel in Toronto for two days immediately prior to JSM.

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The ASA Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee has sponsored the annual Statistical Significance competition since 2009. This year, there were 32 participants who submitted a one-page piece explaining how their research connects to society.

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This interview with Ginger Holt, senior staff data scientist at DataBricks, and Amarjot Kaur, executive director at Merck, was conducted by Practical Significance co-hosts Donna LaLonde and Ron Wasserstein during a recent podcast. If you missed the show, this is your opportunity to learn about the recently formed ASA Caucus of Industry Representatives, which will help promote statistics and data science in the private and public sectors and provide resources to successfully advocate for the discipline.

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The Columbia University Department of Statistics, New York City Metro Area Chapter of the ASA, and ASA Section on Text Analysis sponsored a workshop on large language models during which participants had an in-depth conversation about the roles of statistics in an era of LLMs—not only the opportunities for statistical innovations, but also the potential risks.

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The Caucus for Women in Statistics will host the International Day of Women in Statistics and Data Science October 10 to celebrate female statisticians and data scientists around the world.

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The fifth annual celebration of Florence Nightingale Day spanned six months and was started in 2018 to promote future career opportunities.

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The Greek government withdrew its challenge of the European Court of Human Rights ruling in favor of Andreas Georgiou—statistician and former president of the Hellenic Statistical Authority—finding Greece violated his right to a fair trial on violation-of-duty charges.

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The Office of Biostatistics Research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will host a two-day workshop September 18–19 at the Natcher Conference Center on the main campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and virtually via Zoom.

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Staff Spotlight: Sabina Schlichtmann

Meet Sabina Schlichtmann, the ASA’s new meetings coordinator.