Submissions


Invited Session Proposals – Deadline September 8, 2022

Opens: July 14, 2022
Closes: September 8, 2022
Decision Due: October 11, 2022

Participation Limitations

To submit an invited session proposal, you will need the following:

  1. Session Type (Invited Paper or Invited Panel)
  2. Sponsor (Outside Organization, ASA Committee, ASA Section, Sponsoring Society, ASA Journal). A pre-approved list is provided; select no more than three.
  3. Session Title
  4. Session Description (4,000-character maximum). Please provide a short description of the session, including focus, content, timeliness, appeal, and format.
  5. Session organizer, including affiliation and email address
  6. Session chair, including affiliation and email address
  7. Session speakers and any discussants, including affiliation and email address

Submitted proposals will be available for editing July 14 – September 8, 2022 (11:59 p.m. ET).


Topic-Contributed Session Proposals – Deadline December 8, 2022

Opens: November 15, 2022
Closes: December 8, 2022
Decision Due: January 6, 2023

Participation Limitations

To submit a topic-contributed session proposal, you will need the following:

  1. Session Type (Topic-Contributed Paper or Topic-Contributed Panel)
  2. Sponsor (ASA Committee, ASA Section, Sponsoring Society). A pre-approved list is provided; select no more than three.
  3. Session Title
  4. Session Description (4,000-character maximum). Please provide a short description of the session, including the following:
    • Short description of session, including focus, content, timeliness, and appeal
    • List of invited speakers/panelists, including affiliations and email addresses for each and tentative title for each presentation
    • Format of session (e.g., chair, four speakers, and discussant)
  5. Session organizer, including affiliation and email address
  6. Session chair, including affiliation and email address
  7. Session speakers and any discussants, including affiliation and email address. Paper sessions must have five speakers, including a minimum of three paper presenters and a maximum of two discussants. Panel sessions should have 3–6 panelists.

Submitted proposals will be available for editing November 15 – December 8, 2022 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Abstract Submissions – Deadline February 1, 2023

Presentations may be given on any topic of statistical interest; however, authors are encouraged to submit papers on the theme set by 2023 ASA President Dionne Price, “One Community: Informing Decisions and Driving Discovery.” Additionally, abstracts with a primary focus on statistical applications are encouraged.

Opens: December 1, 2022
Closes: February 1, 2023
Decision Due: March 31, 2023

Participation Limitations

To submit an abstract, you will need/need to do the following:

  1. Log in and pay* the JSM 2023 abstract submission fee/registration deposit.
  2. Go to the link provided in the deposit email confirmation and log in to begin your submission.
  3. Session Type (Contributed, Roundtable)
  4. Session Subtype (Paper, Speed, Poster, A.M. or P.M. Roundtable)
  5. Primary Sponsor (ASA Committee, ASA Section, JSM Sponsoring Society). A pull-down screen with a pre-approved list is provided.
  6. Abstract Title
  7. Abstract Text (1,200-character limit)
  8. Abstract Keywords
  9. Presenting author and co-author contact information. Please note, there can only be one presenting author. Accurate and unique email addresses are required for all authors or records may be merged.
  10. Note whether the abstract can be considered for alternate session subtypes. The program committee will not have space for all paper abstracts received. Acceptance is more likely if the presentation can be made in different session formats.

*Government Funding
We are aware that some federal government agencies are unable to release funds by the February 1, 2023, abstract submission deadline. Please send an email to meetings@amstat.org no later than January 25, 2023, to discuss your needs.

Presenters may elect to use one of the following formats:

      Contributed Paper
      Contributed Poster
      Speed Presentation
      Roundtable Discussion (A.M. or P.M.)

After You Submit

The presenting author listed on each abstract will be notified via email by March 31, 2023, of the following:

  • Session number
  • Date and time of session in which abstract has been programmed
  • Contact information for session chair
  • A web link to the preliminary online program
  • A web link to where you can edit your abstract
  • A web link to detailed information about your responsibilities as a JSM organizer, chair, discussant, speaker, panelist, or poster presenter
  • Draft manuscript deadlines
  • Speaker Ready Room information (with additional details to follow as JSM approaches)

Revisions

You may revise your abstract text, title, and keywords or add coauthors from December 1, 2022, through February 1, 2023, and March 31, 2023, through April 14, 2023.

Proof of Progress

All presenters must send proof of a paper in progress to the appropriate JSM session chair by May 31, 2023. Proof of a paper in progress can be a draft manuscript, detailed outline, PowerPoint slides, etc. If you do not send the required proof, your paper may be deleted from the program and become ineligible for publication in the JSM Proceedings. This requirement applies to all contributed and topic-contributed speakers and invited sessions with discussants.

Proceedings – Deadline October 6, 2023

The 2023 JSM Proceedings will be published digitally. Authors will submit their papers electronically to a web collection site between 12 p.m. EDT August 31 and 11:59 p.m. EDT October 6. Submit early. The deadline is firm, and you can expect delays due to heavy volume around that time.

You may publish in the JSM Proceedings if you orally presented during a paper, poster, or roundtable session at JSM 2023 or one of the following ASA-sponsored conferences*:

2023 Conference on Statistical Practice (ASA)
February 2–4, 2023
San Francisco, California

2022 ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Regulatory-Industry Statistics Workshop (BIOP)
September 20–22, 2022
Rockville, Maryland

2023 ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Regulatory-Industry Statistics Workshop (BIOP)
September 27–29, 2023
Rockville, Maryland

2023 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics (ASA)
May 23–26, 2023
St. Louis, Missouri

2023 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics
January 9–11, 2023
Scottsdale, Arizona

2022 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference (ASA)
October 6–8, 2022
St. Louis, Missouri

AAPOR 78th Annual Conference (SRMS)
May 11–14, 2023
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ENAR 2023 Spring Meeting (BIOM)
March 19–22, 2023
Nashville, Tennessee

2023 Quality and Productivity Research Conference (Q&P)
TBD

*Authors wishing to submit a paper orally presented at a conference other than JSM are required to pay a $100 publication fee.

Copyright notice: Authors retain copyright of individual papers published in the JSM Proceedings. Eligible presenters are not prohibited from publishing in the JSM Proceedings as well as other publications; authors are advised to consult journal exclusivity agreements for restrictions.

Paper Format and Page Limits

JSM Proceedings will be published in electronic format only. To maintain a uniform and professional look, all papers must conform to the formatting requirements. To help in this endeavor, the ASA has created a Word template and LaTeX template (asaproc.cls, template.tex) for you to download and use.

Following are basic formatting guidelines:

  • 8.5 x 11
  • Margins: 1 in. top and bottom; 1.5 in. left and right
  • Single-spaced
  • Fully justified (figures and tables centered)
  • 10-point Times New Roman for body copy
  • 11-point Times New Roman for headings
  • Color graphics are acceptable
  • Single column
  • One space between sentences
  • No page numbers (they will be determined later)
  • Tables and figures may come within your text or at the end of your paper
  • No page limits

You must upload a nonsecured PDF file to the submission site; no other formats will be accepted.

Referencing Your Proceedings Paper

Following is a sample of the standard format for referencing your paper:

Freund, R. J., A. Baker, and J. Hunter. 2022. An example of prediction with regression. In JSM Proceedings, Statistical Computing Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association. 1121–1131.

Key Dates

  • November 15, 2022 - December 8, 2022
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals
  • December 1, 2022 - February 1, 2023
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 15, 2023
    Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposal deadline
  • January 25, 2023 - April 5, 2023
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 25, 2023
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • May 1, 2023
    Registration and housing open
  • May 31, 2023
    Early registration deadline
  • May 31, 2023
    Speaker registration deadline
  • May 31, 2023
    Draft manuscript deadline
  • June 1, 2023 - June 29, 2023
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • June 30, 2023
    Late registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 6, 2023
    Housing deadline
  • August 5, 2023 - August 10, 2023
    2022 Joint Statistical Meetings