Welcome to the September edition of ASA Member News, the ASA's monthly e-newsletter.
JSM 2006 now holds the record for the largest Joint Statistical Meeting to date. This year's attendance of more than 5,500 now leads San Francisco's previously held attendance record by nearly 1,000 registrants. Check our our upcoming meetings.
In Amstat News
September's special edition Amstat News focuses on careers in statistics, featuring articles about career preparation and looking at the careers of past and present members of the ASA.
Continuing Education course proposals for JSM 2007 are due no later than September 30, 2006. For submission information, please access the Proposal Guidelines. Questions may be directed to Rick Peterson or Madge Haven.
CALL FOR 2006 L.J. SAVAGE AWARDS - Deadline: September 30, 2006
PUBLISH ON THE JSM PROCEEDINGS CD - 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. New papers can be submitted 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. For more information, contact Val Snider.
NCVHS DATA LINKAGES WORKSHOP - Washington, DC - September 18-19, 2006
A NCVHS Data Linkages Workshop Using Data Linkages to Improve Statistics on Health Outcomes will be held at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. The goal of this workshop is to stimulate interest and identify best practices in using linkages among administrative and survey data to improve our knowledge of health outcomes for the population and various subpopulations.
APPLIED STATISTICS IN A 21st CENTURY ENVIRONMENT 2006-2007 WORKSHOP SERIES - September 28, 2006
USCOTS 2007 ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Columbus, Oh - May 17-19, 2007
The second biennial United States Conference on Teaching Statistics will be held May 17-19, 2007, at Ohio State University. Hosted by the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE), the target audience for USCOTS is teachers of undergraduate and AP statistics students, from any discipline or type of institution. For more information, contact Deb Rumsey, USCOTS 07 program chair.
You depend on the ASA, and we count on you to recruit new members. For each new member you recruit, you will receive a $10 gift certificate good for any ASA product or service. You also will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize of your choice of either one free JSM registration or a free year of ASA membership! Refer a member now.
EXECUTIVE SEARCH - ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR AND DIRECTOR FOR THE BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS
The U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, has an opening for the position of associate administrator and director. The associate administrator and director is responsible for directing a program to enhance data collection, analysis, and reporting. Full Announcement (RITA-06-003-NG).
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