This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Abstract Details

Activity Number: 10
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Sunday, August 1, 2010 : 2:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Sponsor: Social Statistics Section
Abstract - #306173
Title: Global Statistical Capacity and the Role of Statistical Societies
Author(s): Denise Lievesley*+ and Bovas Abraham*+ and Sally Morton*+ and James J. Cochran*+
Companies: King's College London and University of Waterloo and RTI International and Louisiana Tech University
Address: Strand Building, London WC2R 2LS, International, , United Kingdom Institute for Quantitative Finance and Insurance, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709, 117A Railroad and College Avenue, Ruston, LA, 71272,
Keywords: capacity building ; statistical societies ; leadership ; education ; pro bono statistics

This panel will discuss the role statistical societies can play in building statistical capacity, both within their geographical region and also globally. The panelists are current leaders in the American Statistical Association (ASA), Statistical Society of Canada (SSC), International Statistical Institute (ISI), Royal Statistical Society (RSS), and Statistics Without Borders (SWB), and each will discuss current and planned capacity building efforts within their society. As a group, the panel will discuss global needs and how capacity building efforts can be more effective and better coordinated.

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