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[2 Oct 2023 | 3 Comments | ]
Building a Stronger Community at JSM 2023

The 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings—held in Toronto, Ontario, August 5–10—attracted more than 6,000 participants from academia, industry, and government and served as a platform for intellectual exchange, business discussion, friendship building, and networking.

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[1 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on Up to Two JSM Late-Breaking Proposals to Be Accepted | ]

Two invited session slots have been set aside for late-breaking topics, and any member of one of the Joint Statistical Meetings sponsoring organizations or partnering societies can propose such a session. Submissions are due April 17.

A Statistician's View, Departments »

[1 Jul 2022 | 2 Comments | ]

Anil Arora says the data ecosystem has expanded enormously in recent years and the responsible use of new data sources is allowing statisticians to see sooner and act faster.

Government Statistics, Member News, Section News »

[1 Feb 2020 | Comments Off on Government Statistics Section–Sponsored Workshop Attracts International Audience | ]

From around the world came 150 people to participate in the Seasonal Adjustment Practitioners Workshop at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in November of 2019.

Statisticians in History »

[27 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Leslie Kish (1910 – 2000) | ]

Ivan Fellegi reflects on the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Leslie Kish, “a force of nature,” philosopher of all things statistical, and so much more.

Statisticians in History »

[14 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Isobel Loutit (1909–2009) | ]

Isobel Loutit was a highly successful career statistician in an environment that was then almost exclusively a man’s world. David Bellhouse recounts her story.

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[1 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Pictures from the 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings in Montréal, Québec, Canada

Additional Features, Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Meet Ivan Fellegi—A Man Who Beat the Odds and the System Many Times | ]

Ivan Fellegi, who held the office of Canada’s chief statistician for 23 years, is a man who respects cleanly collected data with all underlying biases in the data well controlled.

Departments, International »

[1 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Statistical Society of Canada: What Is It and What Does It Do? | ]

As part of the International Year of Statistics, Christian Léger, president of the Statistical Society Canada shares information about statistics in Canada and some of the exciting projects being developed by the society.

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[1 Jan 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Montréal: A Bit of History

Planning on attending this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Montréal, Quebec, Canada? Here is a brief history of the city as written by Marc Bourdeau, president of the ASA’s Montréal Chapter.