Invited Session Proposals – Deadline September 7, 2023

Opens: July 13, 2023
Closes: September 7, 2023
Decision Due: October 10, 2023

Participation Limitations

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

  1. Session Type (invited paper or invited panel)
  2. Sponsor (select no more than three: outside organization; ASA committee; ASA section; sponsoring society; ASA journal)
  3. Session Title
  4. Session Description (include focus, content, timeliness, appeal, and session format)
  5. Session Organizer (include affiliation and email address)
  6. Session Chair (include affiliation and email address)
  7. Session Speakers and Discussants (include affiliation and email address)

Submitted proposals will be available for editing July 13 – September 7, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

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Topic-Contributed Session Proposals – Deadline December 7, 2023

Opens: November 15, 2023
Closes: December 7, 2023
Decision Due: January 4, 2024

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:
    • Focus, content, timeliness, and appeal
    • List of invited speakers/panelists, including affiliations and email addresses for each, and a 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 affiliations and email addresses. Paper sessions must have 5 speakers, which includes a minimum of 3 paper presenters and a maximum of 2 discussants. Panel sessions should have 3–6 panelists.

Submitted proposals will be available for editing November 15–December 7, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Abstract Submissions – Deadline February 1, 2024

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

  1. Log in and pay* the JSM 2024 abstract submission fee/registration deposit.
  2. Go to the link provided in the emailed deposit 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 pre-approved list is provided.
  6. Abstract Title
  7. Abstract Text (1,200-character limit)
  8. Abstract Keywords
  9. Presenting author’s and co-authors’ 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, 2024, abstract submission deadline. Please send an email to no later than January 25, 2024, to discuss your needs.

Proceedings – Deadline October 14, 2024

The 2024 JSM Proceedings will be published digitally in a Zenodo community (details to be provided in August). Authors will submit their papers between August 12, 2024, and October 14, 2024.

View a brief tutorial about how to submit to Zenodo.

You may publish in the JSM Proceedings if you orally presented your paper or poster at JSM 2024 or one of the following ASA-sponsored conferences*:

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

2023 Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference (ASA)
October 25–27, 2023
Bellevue, Washington

2024 Conference on Statistical Practice
February 27–29, 2024
New Orleans, Louisiana

ENAR 2024 Spring Meeting (BIOM)
March 10–13, 2024
Baltimore, Maryland

AAPOR 79th Annual Conference
May 15–17, 2024
Atlanta, Georgia

2024 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics
June 4–7, 2024
Richmond, Virginia

2024 Joint Research Conference on Statistics in Quality, Industry, and Technology
June 17–20, 2024
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

2024 ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Regulatory-Industry Statistics Workshop

2024 Quality and Productivity Research Conference

*Because the cost of producing the proceedings was not included in the registration fee for conferences other than JSM, there is a $100 publication fee for submitting a paper presented at a conference in the list above.

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 template 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)
  • 11-point Times New Roman
  • 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 Zenodo.

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.

Key Dates

  • November 15, 2023 - December 7, 2023
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals
  • December 1, 2023 - February 1, 2024
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 15, 2024
    Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposal deadline
  • January 25, 2024 - April 4, 2024
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 25, 2024
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • May 1, 2024
    Registration and housing open
  • May 31, 2024
    Draft manuscript deadline
  • June 3, 2024
    Early registration deadline
  • June 3, 2024
    Speaker registration deadline
  • June 4, 2024 - July 1, 2024
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 2, 2024
    Late registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 5, 2024
    Housing deadline
  • August 3, 2024 - August 8, 2024
    2024 Joint Statistical Meetings