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2015 Fall Symposium and Annual Meeting   K-12 Statistics Poster Competition
  Saturday, October 17, 2015

Click here to download the 2016 K-12 Statistics Poster Competition Rules - updated!

Click here to download the 2016 K-12 Statistics Poster Competition Entry Form - updated!

We are pleased to announce that Joanna Yi took third place in the 4-6 Grade Category at the ASA National Statistics Poster Competition!

    University of Nevada, Reno, AB108, 10am - 4pm    
  To register, please email: nvasa.emailmgr@gmail.com Please include your first and last name, title, affiliation, email, registration type (member, student, non-member), and preferred method of payment (cash, check, credit card.)
    Keynote Address: Dr. Jessica Utts, President-Elect of ASA, Professor & Chair, Department of Statistics, UC Irvine -
"ASA's Activities and Successes in Influencing Public Policy"

Click here to view the results of the 2015 K-12 Statistics Poster Competition

Click here to view the winning 2015 posters

        This year, a total of 189 posters were judged and 339 students from 22 schools across Nevada participated in the competition. Congratulations to all our winners! Thank you to everyone who supported this year's event!
    Symposium: "Statistical Analysis in Public Policy Formation in Nevada”    
    Dr. Kim Rollins: "The Effect of Weather on Water Demand in Nevada: An Empirical Model Using Monthly Water Billing Data"    
      Dr. Shawn Stoddard: "Strategic Planning for Moving from Short Term Experiments to Policy Analysis a History Lesson from the Truckee Meadows Water Authority"     SPECIAL THANKS to our K-12 Statistics Poster Competition Sponsors!!! The generous donations of the Southern Nevada Mathematics Council and others provided funds for student prizes.
      Dr. Frederick Steinmann: "The Use of Statistical Analysis in Urban Planning and Economic Development"    
    Dr. M. Tabor Griswold: "Public Health Policy in Nevada"    

Monthly Executive Committee Meetings    



  For more information, please contact Deb Stiver, Chapter President  
 Presentations from Fall Symposium 2013
    Dr. Nathaniel Schenker, PhD
      Initiatives  in  the  ASA  as  We  Approach  Its  175th Anniversary
      Combining  Information  from  Multiple  Data Sources  to  Enhance  Estimation:   Some Experiences  Involving  Surveys  and  Some Lessons  Learned
Dr. Anna Panorska, PhD
      What  To  Expect  From  a  Graduate  Program in  Statistics  –  Possibilities,   Opportunities,  and Scholarships    
    David Thiel      
  Statistics  Education:  Past,  Present,  and Future
Jeff Hardcastle, MS
  Data, Statistics, Information, and Public Policy
  The New York Times - The Age of Big Data
  Science - Why Statistics