Program Committee

Jeffrey S. Morris JSM Program Chair
Jeffrey S. Morris
MD Anderson Cancer Center
(713) 563-4284
  Zhehui Luo Mental Health Statistics Section, ASA
Zhehui Luo
Michigan State University
(517) 353-8623
Veera Baladandayuthapani Associate Chair, ASA
Veera Baladandayuthapani
MD Anderson Cancer Center
(713) 563-4268
  Chad Schafer Section on Nonparametric Statistics, ASA
Chad Schafer
Carnegie Mellon University
(412) 268-3967
Scott Holan Associate Chair, ASA
Scott Holan
University of Missouri
(573) 882-4491
  Ananda Sen Section on Physical & Engineering Sciences, ASA
Ananda Sen
University of Michigan
(734) 647-2440
Bin Nan International Biometric Society (ENAR)
Bin Nan
University of Michigan
(734) 763-5538
  John Louis Szarka Quality & Productivity Section, ASA
John Louis Szarka
W.L. Gore
(443) 206-0983
Ken Rice International Biometric Society (WNAR)
Ken Rice
University of Washington
(206) 616-6174
  No photo available Section on Risk Analysis, ASA
Michael Pennell
The Ohio State University
(614) 247-7936
Jan Hannig Institute of Mathematical Statistics (Invited)
Jan Hannig
The University of North Carolina
(970) 962-7511
  Craig Hill Social Statistics Section, ASA
Craig Hill
RTI International
(909) 541-6327
Alexander Aue Institute of Mathematical Statistics (Contributed)
Alexander Aue
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-2361
  Wendy Martinez Section on Statistical Computing, ASA
Wendy Martinez
Bureau of Labor Statistics
(202) 691-7400
Wendy Lou Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)
Wendy Lou
University of Toronto
(416) 946-7804
  Isabella Ghement Section on Statistical Consulting, ASA
Isabella Ghement
Ghement Statistical Consulting Company Ltd.
(604) 767-1250
Ying Zhang International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA)
Ying Zhang
Indiana University
(317) 278-5482
  Patricia Humphrey Section on Statistical Education, ASA
Patricia Humphrey
Georgia Southern University
(912) 478-5706
Moulinath Banerjee International Indian Statistical Association (IISA)
Moulinath Banerjee
University of Michigan
(734) 764-2388
  Yihui Xie Section on Statistical Graphics, ASA
Yihui Xie
Iowa State University
(859) 230-4326
Yoonkyung Lee Korean International Statistical Society (KISS)
Yoonkyung Lee
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9495
  Jian Kang Section on Statistics in Imaging, ASA
Jian Kang
University of Michigan
(404) 712-5081
Robert B. Gramacy International Society of Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
Robert B. Gramacy
The University of Chicago
(773) 702 -0739
  Howard Bondell Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science, ASA
Howard Bondell
North Carolina State University
(919) 515-1914

The sessions are designed so you only have to attend the parts of a session you are interested in hearing.

– Stephanie Shipp, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
Peter Craigmile Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
Peter Craigmile
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-2866
  No photo available Section for Statistical Programmers and Analysts, ASA
Taylor Baillie Arnold
(508) 479-5975
No photo available International Statistical Institute (ISI)
Pedro Silva
National School of Statistical Sciences (ENCE)
(614) 292-2866
  Brian James Reich Section on Statistics and the Environment, ASA
Brian James Reich
North Carolina State University
Kristofer Jennings Council of Chapters, ASA
Kristofer Jennings
University of Texas Medical Branch
(409) 772-2336
  Katherine B. Ensor Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security, ASA
Katherine B. Ensor
Rice University
(713) 348-4687
Katherine Halvorsen Leadership Support Council, ASA
Katherine Halvorsen
(413) 585-3874
  Daniel Gillen Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, ASA
Daniel Gillen
University of California, Irvine
(949) 824-9862
Genevera Allen Invited and Contributed Posters
Genevera Allen
Rice University
(832) 378-8032
  William Rand Section on Statistics in Marketing, ASA
William Rand
University of Maryland, College Park
(301) 405-7229
David B. Dahl Section on Bayesian Statistical Science, ASA
David B. Dahl
Brigham Young University
(801) 422-9222
  Kendra Schmid Section on Statistics in Sports, ASA
Kendra Schmid
University of Nebraska Medical Center
(402) 559-8117
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay Biometrics Section, ASA
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay
Virginia Commonwealth University
(612) 625-9142
  Yan Li Survey Research Methods Section, ASA
Yan Li
(301) 314-6570
Olga Marchenko Biopharmaceutical Section, ASA
Olga Marchenko
(614) 378-6433
  Amy Nowacki Section on Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences, ASA
Amy Nowacki
Cleveland Clinic
(216) 444-3773
Robert A. Cage Business & Economic Statistics Section, ASA
Robert A. Cage
Bureau of Labor Statistics
(202) 691-6959
    ASA Meetings Department Contacts:

Kathleen Wert
Director of Meetings
(703) 684-1221, Ext. 1874

Naomi Friedman
Meetings Planner
(703) 684-1221, Ext. 1879

Christina Link
Meetings Planner
(703) 684-1221, Ext. 1873

Amanda Conageski
Meetings Planner
(703) 684-1221, Ext. 1844
Hongzhe Li Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics, ASA
Hongzhe Li
University of Pennsylvania
(215) 573-5038
Morgan Earp Government Statistics Section, ASA
Morgan Earp
Bureau of Labor Statistics
(202) 691-7387
Frank B. Yoon Health Policy Statistics Section, ASA
Frank Yoon
Truven Health Analytics
(617) 492-9315
Scott R. Evans Section on Medical Devices & Diagnostics, ASA
Scott R. Evans
Harvard School of Public Health
(617) 432-2998

Key Dates


  • May 2, 2016 11:00 AM
    Registration and housing open
  • June 1, 2016
    Early registration deadline
  • June 2, 2016 12:01 AM - June 30, 2016 11:59 PM
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • June 29, 2016
    Housing deadline
  • July 1, 2016 12:01 AM - July 21, 2016 11:59 PM
    Late Registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 30, 2016 - August 4, 2016
    2016 Joint Statistical Meetings
  • Program Participants

  • July 15, 2015 - September 3, 2015 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session proposals open
  • September 30, 2015
    Online submission of Continuing Education course proposals deadline
  • October 8, 2015 - October 29, 2015 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session abstracts open
  • December 1, 2015 12:01 AM - February 1, 2016 11:59 PM
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 14, 2016
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals deadline
  • January 15, 2016
    Online submission of Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposals deadline
  • January 19, 2016 - April 5, 2016
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 25, 2016
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • March 31, 2016 - April 18, 2016 11:59 PM
    Online abstract editing open
  • May 17, 2016
    Draft manuscript deadline
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