Submit CE Proposal

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017

JSM continuing education (CE) courses fulfill the following class descriptions:

An in-depth presentation of a specific area of statistical theory, methodology, or application. The material covered may focus on “cutting-edge” methods or other more established topics.
A broad overview of an established area of statistical theory or methodology suitable either as a refresher “course” or as an introduction to the field.
A description of a statistical method and its application using one or more software tools, as long as there is significant content material described in the proposal.

Who Should Propose a CE Course?

  • The author of a new book about novel and widely interesting material
  • An industrial statistician who wants to discuss new methods of dealing with applied problemsl
  • An expert in a specific, but well-populated, fieldl

Why Make a CE Presentation?

  • To share your expertise in reviewing and summarizing fundamental topics in statistics
  • To present state-of-the-art techniques used by data analysts and practicing statisticians
  • To encourage innovative ideas in data analysis and new theoretical developments
  • To promote growth in specialized areas of statistics and related fields
  • To serve as a vehicle for informing the statistical profession about related tools that enhance productivity and efficiency

During the CE course submission process, you will be asked to supply the following:

  • Title of course
  • Name and contact information for each instructor in order of presentation
  • If more than one presenter, who will serve as contact person
  • Course length
  • Course co-sponsorship information, if any
  • Course abstract (200 words maximum)
  • Course outline
  • Course learning objectives
  • Paragraph on presenter(s) background
  • Audio visual equipment requirements (Also indicate if you will require attendees to bring their laptop to the course. This requires installation of additional power outlets in the room)

Please review the Course Proposal Guide before beginning the online submission process. For course abstract, outline, learning objectives, and presenter(s) background, it is recommended that this information be cut and pasted into the online submission form. Begin Here

Key Dates

  • 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