San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

of the

American Statistical Association


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.


BIOP Student Paper Awards 2018

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 Biopharmaceutical Student Paper Awards. These awards are presented annually during the Biopharmaceutical Section open business meeting to be held at the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, Canada. Winners will present their paper during in one of the contributed paper sessions at JSM and are encouraged to attend the section’s business meeting to receive their award in person. In 2017, the awards were $1000 for 1st place, $600 for 2nd place, and $400 for 3rd place. Honorable mention awards ($200 in 2017) may also be given at the discretion of the Student Paper committee.

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2018 ASA Traveling Short Course

Co-sponsored by UCSF Cancer Center Biostatistics Core


“Randomized Clinical Trials – Replacing Traditional Analyses with Better Alternatives”

Instructor: Dr. Devan V. Mehrotra, Merck Research Laboratories



Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

at 8:45am



Mission Hall Room 1401 & 1402

UCSF Mission Bay Campus

550 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158


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Bay Area Employment Opportunities

Bay Area Statistical Consultants

Links to Bay Area Statistical Resources

Bay Area ASA Chapter Information and How to Join the Chapter

Training Seminars and User Groups 

Notes for Meetings of The San Francisco Chapter of the American Statistical Association

Announcements of Some Meetings of Other Statistical Organizations

New job listings posted as of  March 15, 2018. See Bay Area Employment Opportunities

Documents giving some of SFASA’s history

Past Presidents

Chapter Officers, please refer to Bay Area ASA Chapter Information

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Some old SFASA meeting Announcements

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