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Most JSM Attendees are ASA Members
Do you know that over 75% of this year's JSM attendees are ASA members? Join your colleagues in Toronto this year! Find out more about JSM.
In Amstat News
Winners of the 2004 ASA Poster Competition Announced
The American Statistical Association is proud to announce the winners of the 15th annual American Statistics Poster Competition. Poster entries came from four grade level categories: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. Judges based their decisions on overall impact, clarity of poster message, appropriateness of graphics, originality and creativity, and technical details.
Save Money on JSM 2004 Registration! Deadline:July 22, 2004
JSM 2005 Abstract SubmissionDeadline: Friday, July 22, 2004
The online submission process for invited session proposals for JSM 2005 will close July 22, 2004. Details about submission.
Special Lectures at JSM 2004
David Donoho, Stanford University, will present "The Romance of Hidden Components" as the 2004 ASA Presidential Invited Address, on Monday, August 9. The Deming Lecture, "Deming and Bell Labs," will be delivered by Colin Mallows of Avaya Labs on Tuesday, August 10. Donald B. Rubin, John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, will deliver the 2004 Fisher Lecture, "Causal Inference Using Potential Outcomes: Design, Modeling, Decisions," on Wednesday, August 11. For complete program information, visit the online program.
ASA Marketplace Goes on the Road to Toronto
Stop by the ASA Marketplace at JSM in the main Registration Area of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and check out our new t-shirts and many old favorites. There will also be specials on textbooks, the new Caucus for Women in Statistics Calendar, and many other items.
"Science, Statistics and Decisions - The Right Questions and the Best Answers," September 21-23
This three-day workshop is the eighth in a series of annual meetings that have been sponsored by the ASA Biopharmaceutical Section in cooperation with the FDA Statistical Association. It will be held at the newly renovated Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Tutorials, including classes on Bayesian statistics, multivariate survival, missing data/imputation methodologies, and analysis datasets, are scheduled for September 21. Two days of sessions on the science and statistics associated with the development of new medical products (pharmaceuticals, biologics, and devices) will follow.
Free JSM Career Development Seminar: Thinking Like the CEO of Your Career
Goal Setting, Advancing, and All Necessary Skills In-Between, sponsored by the Committee on Career Development, will be held at JSM on Sunday, August 8, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Ontario Room of the Intercontinental Toronto Centre. Janet Bickel, a nationally recognized Career Development and Executive Coach, will be the speaker.
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