ASA Member News Archive
ASA Member News April 2007
Welcome to the April edition of ASA Member News, the ASA's monthly e-newsletter.
Did you know April is Mathematics Awareness Month? Join the American Statistical Association, the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics as they celebrate mathematics. The theme for 2007 is "Mathematics and the Brain."
In Amstat News
In this month's President's Corner, Mary Ellen Bock examines how the ASA communicates with government agencies and gives examples of how members can increase this communication.
ASA & NCHS RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM - Deadline: May 15, 2007
The ASA, in cooperation with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), created the ASA & NCHS Research Fellowship Program to bridge the gap between academic scholars and government health research programs. Fellows work to solve methodological problems and study analytic issues relevant to NCHS programs, data, and facilities. Applicants should have a recognized research record and considerable expertise in the area of proposed research. The application deadline is May 15, 2007.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 2007 NEW ENGLAND SYMPOSIUM ON STATISTICS IN SPORTS - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Deadline: May 31, 2007
The 2007 New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports will bring together statisticians and quantitative analysts connected with sports teams, sports media, and universities to discuss common problems of interest in statistical modeling and analysis of sports data. The meeting is sponsored jointly by the Harvard University Department of Statistics, the ASA Section on Statistics in Sports, the Boston Chapter of the ASA, and the Section on Operations Research in Sports of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. The symposium format will be a mixture of talks and posters, as well as a panel discussion.
SPRING RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON STATISTICS IN INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY - Ames, Iowa - May 21-23, 2007
The 14th Annual Spring Research Conference (SRC) on Statistics in Industry and Technology will be held May 21-23, 2007. The conference will take place on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. It is hosted by the Statistical Laboratory and Department of Statistics at Iowa State University and is jointly sponsored by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the ASA Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences.
39TH SYMPOSIUM ON THE INTERFACE - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - May 23-26, 2007
The Interface Foundation of North America invites you to participate in the 39th Interface Symposium, the premier annual conference on the interface of computing and statistics. The 2007 symposium will be held May 23-26, 2007, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The theme for this year's symposium is "Systems Biology."
THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ESTABLISHMENT SURVEYS REGISTRATION OPENS - Montréal, Québec - June 18-21, 2007
The Third International Conference on Establishment Surveys (ICES-III) will be held in Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 18-21, 2007. ICES-III will explore the current state of the art in survey methodology for businesses, farms, and institutions.
MEETING WITHIN A MEETING (MWM): ASA PROGRAM FOR MATH/SCIENCE TEACHERS - Salt Lake City, Utah - July 30, 2007
The first MWM will take place during JSM this summer in Salt Lake City. MWM is for middle school/junior high math and science teachers who want to enhance their understanding and teaching of statistics within the math/science curriculum. Do you know any middle school/junior high teachers who might be interested in attending MWM?
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JSM 2007 REGISTRATION OPENS ON MAY 1, 2007
Registration for the 2007 JSM opens on May 1, 2007.
NEW DISTANCE TRAINING PROGRAM
The ASA's Biopharmaceutical Section recently launched a web-based distance training program. Web-based training is becoming increasingly popular as a cost-effective alternative to live training courses, and the Section is excited about offering the program as a service to our membership.
JUDGES SOUGHT FOR ASA PROJECT COMPETITION
2007 FDA/INDUSTRY STATISTICS WORKSHOP DATE AND LOCATION
The 2007 organizing committee is pleased to announce that the next FDA/Industry Statistics Workshop will be held September 18-19 at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, Virginia. Short courses are being organized and will be held September 17. Updated information about the 2007 workshop will be available in early June.
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