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   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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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.

Click here for details

 

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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association

Student Travel Awards for the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, BC

 

Are you (or do you know) a graduate student who is planning to give a presentation at the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Vancouver, BC, Canada? This year JSM will be held from July 28th to August 2nd, 2018.  (http://ww2.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2018/)

 

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) is soliciting applications for Student Travel Awards to JSM 2018.

 

Up to three Student Travel Awards for current graduate students (receiving degrees May 2018 or later) will be issued to cover up to $1000 in travel expenses to the 2018 JSM.  In the last 10 years, more than 30 awards have been given to the qualified students!

Click here for details

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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of American Staistical Association

Monthly Seminar 

 

Title:

Facebook Experimentation Framework Overview

Abstract:

The talk will go over the basic A/B test experimentation framework and discuss real challenges we face at Facebook.

Time:

4:30 – 6:00 pm, Friday, 4/27/2018 (4:30-5:00 social networking, 5:00-6:00 seminar)

Location:

MSOB X303 Medical School Office Building (MSOB), 1265 Welch Road, 3rd Floor, Stanford University

Registration and details:

click here

Speaker:

Rui Zhang, PhD Senior Data Scientist at Facebook

Click here for the meeting announcement

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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 

 

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

Announcements of Some Meetings of Other Statistical Organizations

 

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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

Link to San Francisco Bay Area Chapter in linkedin.com.

Some old SFASA meeting Announcements

Link to SFASA page on community.amstat.org/sf-asa/home

 

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Site last updated April 9, 2018.  Comments or questions? Want to submit an item to be included at this site? Please contact the web master at dean.fearn@csueastbay.edu 

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