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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. 

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SFASA is proud to host a short course Applied Logistic Regression sponsored by ASA.

Applied Logistic Regression (Instructor: Prof. Stanley Lemeshow)  

Nov. 8th  2014 (Saturday) 9AM- 4PM (Lecture Time: 9AM-12PM & 1-4 PM)  Lunch Break: 12-1pm (Morning and afternoon refreshment will be provided. Lunch not provided.) 

Stanford University, Alway Building, Room M106 

Registration Deadline Nov. 7th 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Click here for details

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Chin Long Chiang Memorial Celebration Workshop

 

Location:

University Club at the California Memorial Stadium, 2227 Piedmont Ave, 
Berkeley

Date/Time:

Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 10:00am-6:00pm

Organized by:

The Graduate Group in Biostatistics at UC Berkeley, the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) and the ASA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (SFASA).

Event website:     http://www.sfasa.org/DrChiangWorkshop/index.html

Registration

Click here for details

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Departments

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 

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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Volunteers Visit AP Statistics Classes in 2011 and 2012

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships places professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments.

To apply click here: fellows.ccst.us.  To see the announcement click here:  CalSciFel.pdf   Steve Pierson, Ph.D. Director of Science Policy

 

 

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K12 Statistics Education Committee

This committee serves to strengthen statistics education in the Bay Area through the "Career to Classroom" Initiative and teacher professional development.

 

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The SFSA Chapter is proud to announce it is participating in the International Year of Statistics a worldwide celebration of the contributions of statistical science to the advancement of our global society.  More than 700 organizations—universities, research institutes, high schools, professional societies, government agencies and businesses—in nearly 100 countries are joining to celebrate and promote the importance of statistical science to the science community, businesses, governments, the news media, policymakers, employers, students and the public.

 

During this yearlong celebration, the SFASA Chapter and the hundreds of other participating organizations around the world will be:

* Increasing public awareness of the power and impact of statistics on all aspects of our society

* Nurturing statistics as a profession, especially among high-school and college students

* Promoting creativity and development in the sciences of probability and statistics

 

Be sure to visit the International Year of Statistics 2013 website in the months ahead to learn more about how Statistics helps shape your everyday life.

 

 

                                   

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Evaluation of Short Course: Bayesian Inference, Prediction and Decision-Making II Nov 6, 2011

 

Bay Area Chapter Member Survey Statistical Summary            Bay Area Chapter Member Survey Questions

 

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

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Announcements of Some Meetings of Other Statistical Organizations

 

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New job listings posted as of  7/16/14. 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.

 

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 linkedin.com.

 

Some old SFASA meeting Announcements

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Site last updated October 31, 2014.  Comments or questions? Want to submit an item to be included at this site? Please contact the web master at dean.fearn@csueastbay.edu