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All About Toronto
Learn all you could possibly want to know about traveling to Toronto for JSM in this month's Amstat News.
ASA Conference on Radiation & Health Registration Deadlines: Friday, May 21, 2004.
The ASA Conference on Radiation & Health is a biannual meeting designed to promote interactions and collaborations between scientists in the fields of radiation epidemiology and radiation biology. This year's meeting, June 27-30, 2004 in Beaver Creek, Colorado, will focus on interactions between radiation and other agents. Housing reservations close on May 21. Registration prices increase after May 21. Registration closes on June 7.
Chapter and Section Awards Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2004.
Chapter and Section award nominations are due this Friday, May 21, 2004. Any Chapter or Section who wishes to submit an award announcement should email Monica Clark or call (703) 684-1221 ext.132.
JSM Registration Open! EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: July 2, 2004.
Register online or download a registration form now for JSM 2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
JSM Placement Registration also Open! EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: July 2, 2004.
The JSM Career Placement Service offers a full-service recruiting facility, including online registration, private interview booths, and an onsite computerized message center. Whether you are seeking a position in statistics or have an opening in your organization, the JSM Placement Service can help you.
Statistical events are happening around the country and the globe. View our Upcoming Events Calendar.
Two New LearnSTAT Courses Added for 2004
Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis for Spatial Data presented by Brad Carlin, October 21-22, 2004, and Introduction to Regression Modeling of Time to Event Data, presented by David Hosmer, November 5, 2004. For more information on these courses and to register, visit the LearnSTAT section of the ASA web site.
JSM 2004 Late-breaking Sessions
Two late-breaking sessions have been selected for the JSM 2004 program. Session 250, Statistical Issues in Forensic Bullet-Lead Evidence, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. Session 315, The Latest Report to NSF on Funding Statistical Research and Education: Challenges and Opportunities, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 11, 2004, 10:30 a.m. More details can be found in the online program.
ASA Unveils New Web Site at www.amstat.org
We've redesigned our web site with a fresh look and feel. Our redesigned web site contains familiar online tools with a new look. While most of the content remains the same, we will be adding, removing, and reorganizing content in the near future. Details.
ASA Announces Assistant Director K-16 Education Position Opening
The American Statistical Association is seeking an Assistant Director of K-16 Education Programs to help lead ASA in promoting and supporting K-16 statistical education.
Beyond Statistics Expertise: Tips on Building a Successful Statistical Consulting Business
Statistical expertise is necessary but not sufficient to guarantee a successful consulting practice. Join us on Monday, May 24, 2004 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET from the comfort of your own desk to gain advice and share tips on the management side of consulting. In this kick-off of the Statistical Consulting Section's new discussion group series, we will review key components for building a statistical consulting business. Details and registration.
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