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BCASA 2002-2003 Event Schedule

September 25, 2002 - Evening Lecture Series
Markov Modeling and Professional Baseball
Carl Morris, Harvard University
At Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols, Upper School, Gymnasium
6:30 - 7:00 snacks, 7:00 - 8:00 talk

October 30, 2002 - Panel Discussion
The Future of Education and Teaching in Biostatistics
Panelists: Ralph D'Agostino, Cyrus Mehta, Louise Ryan; Moderator: Herman Chernoff
At Harvard School of Public Health, Snyder Auditorium
6:30 - 7:00 snacks, 7:00 - 8:30 discussion

November 6, 2002 - Evening Lecture Series
Making Statistical Models Useful For Practicing Physicians: Experience From The Framingham Heart Study
Lisa Sullivan, Boston University
At Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols, Upper School, Pratt Room
6:30 - 7:00 snacks, 7:00 - 8:00 talk

December 3, 2002 - Special Daytime Lecture
Adaptive Clinical Trial Designs and Sample Size Re-estimation
Janet Wittes, Statistics Collaborative
At CareStat Inc., 180 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459.
9:00 - 11:00

December 12, 2002 - Evening Lecture Series
Understanding AP Statistics: A Contemporary College Credit Statistics Course Taught in 2700 Secondary Schools
Albert Coons, Buckingham Browne and Nichols School
At Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols, Upper School, Pratt Room
6:30 - 7:00 snacks, 7:00 - 8:00 talk

January 25, 2003 - Winter Potluck Dinner and Party
In Newtonville; see newsletter for details

February 20, 2003 - Mosteller Statistician of the Year Banquet
Reflections on the Use of Technology in Statistical Education
John D. McKenzie, Babson College
At Simmons College, main building, special functions room
6:15 - 6:45 social, 6:45 - 7:30 dinner, 7:30 - 8:45 talk

February 27, 2003 - Statistics Career Night
At Boston University, 111 Cummington Street, Room 135
6:00

March 17, 2003 - Evening Lecture Series
Enhancing the Validity and Cross-cultural Comparability of Survey Research
Gary King, Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences
At Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, Harvard University
6:15 - 7:00 light dinner, 7:00 - 8:00 talk
Video available

April 17, 2003 - Daytime Lecture
Refining Microarray Data Analysis for Designed Experiments
Russ Wolfinger, SAS Institute
At SAS Boston office
12:00 - 1:00 lunch, 1:00 - 3:00 lecture
Presentation slides are available here.

May 4, 2003 - Sunday Short Course
Statistical Inference for Causal Effects in Experiments and Observational Studies Through Potential Outcomes
Donald B. Rubin, Samantha Cook, and Elizabeth Stuart, Harvard University
At the Harvard Science Center
9:30 - 10:00 registration, 10:00 - 12:00 morning session,
12:00 - 12:45 lunch, 12:45 - 5:00 afternoon session

May 10, 2003 - Saturday Short Course
Introduction to Latent Class Discrete Choice Modeling
Jay Magidson, Statistical Innovations
At The MathWorks, Natick
9:30 - 10:00 registration, 10:00 - 12:00 morning session,
12:00 - 1:00 lunch, 1:00 - 3:00 afternoon session

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