Featured Events

If you are interested in organizing a meeting, reception, or other event during JSM 2018, we will begin accepting requests for event space on January 23, 2018. In the meantime, please contact the Meetings Department with any questions.

To make your conference experience more enjoyable, you can unwind and mingle informally during the social events noted below. Meet with old and new friends. These events are included with your registration fee.

JSM First-Time Attendee Orientation and Reception
Sunday, July 29, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join fellow first-timers at this orientation reception and learn how to get involved in JSM. Hear about the benefits of membership and learn about the conference.

JSM Opening Mixer and Invited Poster Sessions
Sunday, July 29, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

All conference attendees are encouraged to come together for the kick-off social event of JSM.

ASA Awards Celebration and Editor Appreciation
Sunday, July 29, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The Sunday night awards ceremony recognizes honorees of annual ASA awards, section awards, scholarships, and retiring editors.

JSM Student Mixer
Monday, July 30, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Student Mixer provides an opportunity for students to join their contemporaries for a fun-filled time.

ASA Longtime Member Reception (by invitation only)
Monday, July 30, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This annual reception is held to honor ASA members who have shown dedication to the association for 35 years or more. We expect more than 150 of our most faithful and distinguished members to attend.

JSM Dance Party
Tuesday, July 31, 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

A fun highlight of JSM, the dance party is held right after the ASA Presidential Address and Founders & Fellows Recognition. There are snacks, a cash bar, and a DJ!

Key Dates

    Attend
  • May 1, 2018 11:00 AM
    Registration and housing open
  • May 31, 2018
    Early registration deadline
  • June 1, 2018 12:01 AM - June 29, 2018 11:59 PM
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • June 21, 2018
    Housing deadline
  • June 30, 2018 12:01 AM - August 2, 2018 11:59 PM
    Late Registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 28, 2018 - August 2, 2018
    2018 Joint Statistical Meetings
  • Program Participants
  • July 18, 2017 - September 7, 2017 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session proposals open
  • September 30, 2017
    Online submission of Continuing Education course proposals deadline
  • October 10, 2017 - October 30, 2017 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session abstracts open
  • November 30, 2017 12:01 AM - February 1, 2018 11:59 PM
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 11, 2018
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals deadline
  • January 15, 2018
    Online submission of Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposals deadline
  • January 23, 2018 - April 3, 2018 11:59 PM
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 25, 2018
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • March 29, 2018 - April 18, 2018 11:59 PM
    Online abstract editing open
  • May 17, 2018
    Draft manuscript deadline