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. 


San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association Monthly Seminar Series

Title     Enable Precision Data for Precision Medicine

Presenter           Dr. Jun Ye, President and CEO of Sentieon

Time                   Oct. 10th, 2016, 4:30 - 6pm (4:30-5pm networking, 5-6pm presentation)

Location             3200 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (Free Parking)


Note: Abbott (meeting venue) does require a list of attendees’ name and affiliation in order to use its conference room—so please complete the registration before Oct. 6th.Registration and Event Fee

Pre-registration is required for this event. Please send an email to by Oct. 6th 12 pm PST with the following information:

Š      Name, current affiliation and contact information

Š      Are you a current member or plan to renew the membership/join the chapter on site


Free to all current SFASA members. You are welcome to join the chapter on site. Regular membership fee is $9 and student membership is $3 per year. Please have a check of the amount due paid to SFASA and a photo ID ready for this purpose. If paying by cash, please have the exact amount. We do not accept credit card payment at this moment

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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 6/7/2016. See Bay Area Employment Opportunities


Opportunities and Challenges of 
Complex Biomedical Data: 
Introduction to the Science of "Big Data"
BIOSTAT 202 Summer 2016 (3 unit)

Course Director: John Kornak, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

For more details:  click here, for more course information click here , and for detailed syllabus & cost information click here.


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.

Documents giving some of SFASA’s history

Past Presidents

Chapter Officers, please refer to Bay Area ASA Chapter Information

Link to San Francisco Bay Area Chapter in

Some old SFASA meeting Announcements


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