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49th SRCoS Summer Research Conference

Event Dates: Sunday  June 02 - Wednesday  June 05
City: Burns   State: Tennessee   Country: USA
Event Type: Meeting ASA Sponsored: Yes
The 49th Summer Research Conference of the Southern Regional Council on Statistics will take place June 2-5, 2013 at family-friendly Montgomery Bell State Park near Nashville, Tennessee. The host program is the Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics at the University of Louisville, local arrangements chair K.B. Kulasakera. The meeting is co-sponsored by SRCoS, ASA and NISS, with NSF support pending. Funds are available to support graduate students participating in the R.L. Anderson student poster session and (new this year) young faculty and isolated statisticians in the ASA/NISS poster session. Program co-chairs are Jane Harvill (Baylor) and Ciprian Crainiceanu (Johns Hopkins). Featured topics are (1) Massive Data Sets and (2) Statistics for New Technologies, with plenary speakers Grace Wahba (Wisconsin) and Brad Carlin (Minnesota). Other senior speakers include (alphabetically) Kathy Ensor (Rice); Frank Harrell (Vanderbilt); Stacy Lindborg (Biogen Idec); Martin Lindquist (Johns Hopkins); Yufeng Liu (North Carolina); Monnie McGee (Southern Methodist); Todd Ogden (Columbia); Donald Richards (Penn State); Lori Thombs (Missouri); Webster West (NC State); and Chris Wikle (Missouri). The conference is designed to bring together statistical researchers at all levels. The format consists of morning, early afternoon, and evening sessions, leaving late afternoons open for informal professional discussions and social activities. Affordably priced Montgomery Bell State Park ( features swimming, boating, camping, hiking, biking, fishing and golf.
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