Spotlight Philadelphia

Want to explore Philadelphia, but don’t want to miss any exciting JSM sessions? Luckily, JSM attendees don’t have to! Get a taste of the city in the Spotlight. Check out the schedule below and join us for featured events throughout the week.

Spotlight Philadelphia

Sunday, August 2

 
Food!
1:00 p.m. Spotlight Kick-Off
Swing by and kick off JSM with Philadelphia’s signature dish: cheesesteak. Try tasty cheesesteak spring rolls or enjoy vegetable spring rolls, if you prefer.
 
Food!
3:30 p.m.Famous Philly Pretzels  Sponsored by Westat
Enjoy a taste of Philadelphia with the city’s own fresh mini-pretzels with spicy mustard.
 

Monday, August 3

 
Information Coffee
10:00 a.m.Philadelphia Insider Tips and JSM Coffee House  Sponsored by Eli Lilly
Grab a cup of coffee and get the inside scoop on Philadelphia attractions. Whether you have been to Philadelphia before or need a rundown for your first time in the city, the wonderful staff of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau will be around to guide you.
 
Popcorn Break
1:30 p.m. Popcorn Break  Sponsored by XLSTAT
Enjoy an afternoon pick me up with a traditional popcorn break.
 
Microbrew Tasting
3:30 p.m. Microbrew Tasting  Sponsored by RTI
Come taste a variety of local microbrews and cider (while supplies last).
 

Tuesday, August 4

 
Get Your JSM Energy Fix
10:00 a.m.Get Your JSM Energy Fix
Power up with fresh herb- and fruit-infused water and energy bars.
 
Popcorn Break
1:30 p.m.Popcorn Break
Enjoy an afternoon pick me up with a traditional popcorn break
 
Popcorn Break
3:30 p.m.Sample Pennsylvania Wines
Wineries are popping up just about everywhere, and Pennsylvania is no exception. Don’t miss this chance to taste local wines (while supplies last).
 

Wednesday, August 5

 
Coffee
10:00 a.m.JSM Coffee House  Sponsored by Eli Lilly
Refresh with a cup of freshly brewed coffee or a selection of teas.
 

Key Dates

    Attend
  • April 30, 2020 11:00 AM
    Registration and housing open
  • June 2, 2020
    Early registration deadline
  • June 3, 2020 12:01 AM - June 30, 2020 11:59 PM
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • June 30, 2020
    Housing deadline
  • July 1, 2020 12:01 AM - August 6, 2020 11:59 PM
    Late Registration (increased fees apply)
  • August 1, 2020 - August 6, 2020
    2020 Joint Statistical Meetings
  • Program Participants
  • July 18, 2019 - September 5, 2019 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session proposals open
  • September 30, 2019
    Online submission of Continuing Education course proposals deadline
  • October 9, 2019 - October 29, 2019 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session abstracts open
  • November 12, 2019 12:01 AM - December 10, 2019 11:59 PM
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals
  • December 3, 2019 12:01 AM - February 4, 2020 11:59 PM
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 15, 2020
    Online submission of Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposals deadline
  • January 22, 2020 - April 2, 2020 11:59 PM
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 28, 2020
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • April 7, 2020 12:01 AM - April 21, 2020 11:59 PM
    Online abstract editing open
  • May 15, 2020
    Draft manuscript deadline