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BCASA Event Schedule

Chapter events are arranged by Program Chair Matt Tom. 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 29, 2007 - Symposium
New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports
Mark Glickman (Boston University) and Scott Evans (Harvard University), organizers
At Harvard University
8:45 - 5:30

October 20, 2007 - Short Course
A practical introduction to computational Bayesian Statistics
Jean-Michel Marin (INRIA, Université Paris Sud) and Christian Robert (Université Paris Dauphine)
Live web course
9:30 - 4:30

November 19, 2007 - Panel Discussion
The FDA Advisory Panel Calling Statisticians
Janet Andersen, Victor DeGruttola, Rich Gelber, David Schoenfeld, Sharon Lise-Normand
Scott Evans, Harvard University, Moderator
At Emmanuel College
5:45 - 6:45

December 11, 2007 - Evening Lecture
Fraud in Medical Research
Ted Colton, Boston University
At UMass Lowell
6:30 light dinner, 7:00 lecture

January 26, 2008 - Short Course
An Introduction to R
Kate Tranbarger, Amherst College
Web-based course
10:00 - 4:00

January 26, 2008 - Annual Winter Potluck Dinner and Party
At the home of Katherine Monti
6:00 pm
See the newsletter for details

February 12, 2008 - Evening Lecture
Life in Statistical Software Development
Tom Lane and Peter Perkins, The MathWorks
At The MathWorks, Natick
6:30 light dinner, 7:00 lecture

March 11, 2008 - Mosteller Statistician of the Year Banquet
Lessons from the trenches: what Data Mining teaches me about teaching Statistics
Richard De Veaux, Williams College
At Frontier Science, Brookline
6:00 social, 6:30 dinner, 7:00 talk

March 24, 2008 - Evening Lecture
A Semi-Theoretician's Mid-Day Confession: The True Meaning of i.i.d. in (Applied) Statistics
Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University
At the Harvard Science Center, Cambridge
6:15 dinner, 7:00 talk
Most events require advance reservations through Sue Perry at 617-965-8000 x 21, or

Previous schedules for 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, and 2006-2007.


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