This is the home page of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA). Its purpose is to act as a clearinghouse of information of interest to statisticians in the Bay Area. In it you will find announcements of local meetings and seminars, Bay Area job listings, and information on local jobseekers and consultants.
San Francisco Chapter of the American Statistical Association Seminar
Date: April 16th 4:30-6:00PM
Speaker: Weng Kee Wong, PhD
Department of Biostatistics
Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Title: Using Animal Instincts to Find Efficient Experimental Designs
Location: South Science Building Room 149 (in short SC-S 149), Cal State University at East Bay (Hayward Hills Campus)
Here is the campus map/parking information:
San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association
Student Travel Awards for the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, MA
Are you (or do you know) a graduate student who is planning to give a presentation at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Boston? (http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2014/)
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) is soliciting applications for Student Travel Awards to JSM 2014.
Up to three Student Travel Awards for current graduate students (receiving degrees May 2014 or later) will be issued to cover up to $1000 in travel expenses to the 2014 meeting. The 2014 JSM is being held from Aug. 2nd to Aug. 7th, 2014. In the last 8 years, more than 20 awards have been given to the qualified students!
On Monday 15 April 2013, the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), will host a short course at the UCSC campus on INLA (Integrated Nested Laplace Approximations) for Bayesian Statistical Inference and Prediction. The instructors for the course are Havard Rue and Daniel Simpson (of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, in Trondheim)). For more details click here.
California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships places professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments.
This committee serves to strengthen statistics education in the Bay Area through the "Career to Classroom" Initiative and teacher professional development.
New job listings posted as of 4/5/14. See Bay Area Employment Opportunities
A link to an article by SFASA Pres. Chris Barker titled “Chapter Hosts Inaugural Workshop for AP Statistics Teachers” was published on page 27 in the Nov. 1, 2011 issue of AMSTATNEWS.
Chapter Officers, please refer to Bay Area ASA Chapter Information
Link to San Francisco Bay Area Chapter in linkedin.com.
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