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BCASA 2001-2002 Event Schedule

Scott Evans, the Program Chair for 2001 - 2002, is putting together an interesting and diverse schedule of events for this year. The events listed below are already scheduled. See the latest copy of your chapter newsletter for more information.

The ASA Dateline page lists other meetings and events, and may also include chapter events and other events in New England.

September 20, 2001 - Evening Lecture Series
Applications of Statistics in Functional Genomics
Wing Wong, Biostatistics Department, Harvard School of Public Health
At New England Research Institutes

October 17, 2001 - Panel Discussion
The Future of Statistics
Ted Colton (Carestat), Don Rubin (Harvard), Roy Welsch (MIT Sloan), Marvin Zelen (Harvard SPH), Arlene Ash (BU, moderator)
At Harvard School of Public Health

November 14, 2001 - Evening Lecture Series
The Analysis of Skewness and Evolutionary Trends
Steve Wang, Statistics Department, Harvard University
At Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols

December 6, 2001 - Evening Lecture Series
Multilevel Models for Categorical Outcomes
Don Hedeker, University of Illinois at Chicago
At Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, Harvard University
6:15 - 7:00 light dinner, 7:00 - 8:00 talk

January 12, 2002 - Annual Winter Pot Luck Dinner and Party
In Chestnut Hill (see the newsletter for address)
6:00 p.m.

February 26, 2002 - Mosteller Statistician of the Year Banquet
Using Hierarchical Models to Attributes Sources of Variation in Consumer Ratings of Health Plans
Alan Zaslavsky, Harvard Medical School
In the Minot and Ware Rooms, Countway Medical Library, Harvard Medical School
6:00 p.m.

March 20, 2002 - Evening Lecture Series
Global Atmospheric Changes: Statistical Trend Analyses of Ozone and Temperature Data
George C. Tiao, University of Chicago
In Evans Seminar Room, Boston University Medical Center
6:15 p.m. light dinner, 7:00 presentation

April 13, 2002 - One-Day Course
Causal Inference from Observational and Experimental Studies
James M. Robins, Miguel Hernan, and Andrea Rotnitzky, Harvard School of Public Health
At the Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, Cambridge.
9:30 - 4:00

May 10, 2002 - Chapter Talk
Spatial Modeling with Spatial Varying Coefficient Processes
Alan Gelfand, University of Connecticut
at UMass Amherst
3:30 coffee, 4:00 talk, 5:15 light dinner

May 18, 2002 - One-Day Course
Hierarchical Models in Health Services and Outcomes Research
Constantine Gatsonis, Brown University
At the Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, Cambridge.
9:30 - 3:30

June 2, 2002 (rain date June 9) - Summer Potluck Barbecue
Dunstable (see newsletter for directions and R.S.V.P. information)
Most events require advance reservations through Sue Perry at 617-965-8000 x 21, or

Schedule for the 2000-2001 year.


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