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BCASA Event Schedule

Tom Lane is the Program Chair for the 2004-2005 year. Contact him with suggestions for the chapter's program.

The events listed below are already scheduled. See the latest copy of your chapter newsletter for more information.

The ASA Dateline page lists other meetings and events, and may also include chapter events and other events in New England.

September 13, 2004 - Evening Lecture Series
Visit from ASA President-Elect Fritz Scheuren
At Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols, Cambridge
6:30 - 7:00 light dinner, 7:00 - 8:00 presentation

October 19, 2004 - Evening Lecture Series
Genes and Networks
Paola Sebastiani, Boston Univeristy
At the B.U. Medical Campus
6:15 - 7:00 light dinner, 7:00 - 8:00 presentation

November 22, 2004 - Evening Lecture Series
Natural Hazards Risk Assessment: Modeling Hurricanes and Other Natural Hazards
Greta M. Ljung, AIR Worldwide Corporation
At Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols, Upper School, Pratt Room
6:30 - 7:00 light dinner, 7:00 - 8:00 presentation

December 1, 2004 - Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurship, Statistics, and Forming Your Own Company
Marvin Zelen (moderator), Harvard University and Frontier Science Foundation
Panel to include Phil Lavin (Averion), Sonja McKinlay (New England Research Institutes), Cyrus Mehta (Cytel Software)
At Averion, Framingham
6:15 social and light dinner, 7:00 panel discussion

December 10, 2004 - Short Course
Bayesian Modeling, Inference and Prediction
David Draper, University of California at Santa Cruz
More information available on course content and registration.

January 22, 2005 - Party
Annual winter potluck dinner and party
Hosts Linda and Tom Marx, Cambridge
See newsletter for details

February 12, 2005 - Career Day
2005 Statistics Career Day
At Simmons College
10:30 - 3:00 including social period, panelist presentations, lunch, and discussion
See flier for details

February 16, 2005 - Mosteller Statistician of the Year Banquet
Applications of Threshold Regression in AIDS Research, Environmental Research, and Proteomic Studies
Mei-Ling Ting Lee, Harvard
At the Inn at Longwood
6:15 - 6:45 PM social, 6:45 - 7:30 PM dinner, 7:30 - 8:45 PM presentation

March 28, 2005 - Evening Lecture Series
Mixed Models: Future Directions and Applications
Eugene Demidenko, Dartmouth
Simmons College
6:30 - 7:00 PM dinner, 7:00 - 8:00 presentation

April 12, 2005 - Evening Lecture Series
The Resampling Revolution in Portfolio Management: History, Recent Developments, Long-Term Implications
Richard O. Michaud and Robert O. Michaud, New Frontier Advisors, LLC
Boston College
6:00 - 6:30 PM dinner, 6:30 - 7:30 presentation

May 20, 2005 - Short Course
Individual Growth Modeling: Modern Methods for Studying Change
Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Harvard University
8:30 - 9:00 registration, 9:00 - 5:00 course
Most events require advance reservations through Sue Perry at 617-965-8000 x 21, or

Previous schedules for 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, and 2003-2004.


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