ASA Member News Archive
ASA Member News August 2006
Welcome to the August edition of ASA Member News, the ASA's monthly e-newsletter.
Did you know the locations for the Joint Statistical Meetings are already planned through 2014? JSM 2007 will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from July29-August 2, 2007. See upcoming locations.
In Amstat News
This month, President Sallie Keller-McNulty discusses the role JSM has played in her career. Read the president's column.
ASA SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Deadline: September 12, 2006
The ASA is seeking an executive director to begin in 2007. The ideal candidate will have an innovative vision of the goals of the Association and the statistics profession. The executive director acts as the secretary of the Association, serves as a nonvoting member of the Board of Directors, and is a national spokesperson for the ASA. Executive Director Information.
JSM 2007 CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE PROPOSALS - Deadline: September 30, 2006
Continuing Education course proposals for JSM 2007 are due no later than September 30, 2006. For submission information, please access the Proposal Guidelines (aka Blue Book). Questions may be directed to Rick Peterson or Madge Haven.
CALL FOR 2006 L.J. SAVAGE AWARDS - Deadline: September 30, 2006
PUBLISH JSM PROCEEDINGS - Deadline: October 20, 2006
If you orally presented your paper or poster at JSM 2006 or another pre-approved conference, you are authorized to publish in the JSM Proceedings. The submission site will be open to new papers until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, October 20, 2006. If you meet this deadline, you may revise your paper until 11:59 p.m. EST on November 15, 2006. When submitting, it is important that you follow the formatting rules. Templates in both Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available online. For more information, contact Val Snider.
RAO PRIZE NOMINATIONS - Deadline: December 1, 2006
Nominations for the 2007 Rao Prize are being accepted now until December 1, 2006. The prize recognizes innovations in the theory and practice of mathematical statistics, international leadership in statistical research, and pioneering contributions by a leader in the statistics field.
2006 FDA/INDUSTRY STATISTICS WORKSHOP - Washington, DC - September 27-29, 2006
The 10th annual FDA workshop will be held September 27-29 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. This year's workshop boasts five plenary sessions and numerous parallel sessions co-chaired by statisticians from industry, academia, and the FDA. In addition, short courses on related topics will be offered the first day of the workshop for an additional fee.
LEARNSTAT COURSES FOR FALL 2006
Selection Bias and Covariate Imbalance in Randomized Clinical Trials, presented by Vance W. Bergen in Bethesda, Maryland, October 20, 2006.
Applied Longitudinal Analysis, presented by Garrett Fitzmaurice and Nan Laird in Alexandria, Virginia, October 27, 2006.
Statistical events are happening around the country and the globe. View our Upcoming Events Calendar.
THE JSM 2007 WEB SITE IS NOW AVAILABLE
Check out the JSM 2007 site for information about the conference and important dates. Visit often for important information and deadlines.
SPECIAL LIMITED TIME OFFER
Take advantage of 0% APR on all purchases for 1 Year on the American Statistical Association Visar Card. The card offers no annual fee, no interest payments for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers, and you earn up to 1% Cash Back on every purchase. Support the ASA with each purchase. This offer ends October 15, 2006.
"WHAT IS A SURVEY" NOW AVAILABLE
The second edition of What Is a Survey is available online. The American Statistical Association published the first edition about 25 years ago. Written by Fritz Scheuren primarily for non-specialists.
CALL FOR PAPERS: STATISTICS IN BIOPHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH
The ASA's new journal, Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research, is accepting manuscripts. Articles in the journal are expected to focus on the needs of researchers and applied statisticians in biopharmaceutical industries. The journal accepts papers discussing appropriate statistical methodology and information regarding the use of statistics in all phases of research, development, and practice in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, device, and diagnostics industries. Submit a manuscript. Inquiries about manuscript content may be directed to the editor, Joseph Heyse. Inquiries about using Allentrack, the online manuscript submission system, may be directed to email@example.com.
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