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Fall Technical Conference Early Career Grants

Event Dates: Thursday  October 04 - Friday  October 05
City: St. Louis   State: Missouri   Country: USA
Event Type: Meeting ASA Sponsored: Yes
The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality is offering several grants for early career industrial statisticians to attend the 56th Fall Technical Conference (FTC), including the cost of registration, meals (up to $50) and lodging. The FTC is sponsored jointly by the ASQ's Chemical and Process Industries Division (CPID) and Statistics Division (STAT) along with two sections of the American Statistical Association: Section on Quality and Productivity (Q&P) and Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences (SPES). This year's FTC will be held October 4-5, 2012 at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The target audience for these grants includes individuals who meet the following criteria: - Graduated with an undergraduate or graduate degree in statistics within the last 3 years - Work in quality or statistics positions in industry - Would be unable to attend the conference without financial assistance - Preference will be given to candidates who are presenting work at the FTC - Candidates are asked to write one to two paragraphs detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation Travel costs to and from the conference are not covered by the grant. Conference details can be found at Applicants should send a letter of interest, together with a letter of recommendation from an immediate supervisor by July 1, 2012 to: FTC Early Career Grant Awards Chair Dr. Timothy Robinson University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Laramie, WY 82071-3332 Notifications will be sent by August 15, 2012.
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