“Mid-talk rounds of applause for @xieyihui using voice recognition to adjust a scatterplot: “blue” “bigger” “title”. Wow. #JSM2016
— Joyce Robbins
JSM Is ... One of the Largest Statistical Events in the World
More than 6,500 attendees from 52 countries
600+ sessions, including invited, topic-contributed, contributed, and poster
More than 1,000 student attendees
75+ employers hiring for more than 200 positions
More than 40 Professional Development short courses and workshops
Topics range from statistical applications to methodology and theory to the expanding boundaries of statistics, such as analytics and data science.
JSM also offers a unique opportunity for statisticians in academia, industry, and government to exchange ideas and explore opportunities for collaboration. Beginning statisticians (including current students) are able to learn from and interact with senior members of the profession.