American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter

Chapter News

ASA NYC Chapter Seminar: The Chapter is hosting a seminar on FROM DATA TO EVIDENCE: EMPLOYING BIG, REAL-WORLD DATA FOR DECISION-MAKING ABOUT MEDICAL TREATMENTS, by Jeremy A. Rassen, M.S., Sc.D. (Aetion, Inc.), on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Advanced online registration is required and there is no fee. The registration deadline is Monday, November 27, 2017.

ASA NYC Chapter Colloquium: In collaboration with The Educational Psychology Ph.D. Program of the City University of New York, the Chapter hosted a colloquium on the BLOCKCHAIN AS THE EXPONENTIAL AGENT TO AI AND IoT, by Richie Etwaru (QuintilesIMS), on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

ASA NYC Chapter Seminar: The Chapter hosted a seminar on the PHILOSOPHY OF STATISTICS AND DEEP LEARNING, by Melanie Swan (New School of Social Research), on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The presentation slides are available at

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Call for Volunteers and Ideas: The NYC Metro Area Chapter of the ASA is looking for volunteers to help organize Chapter activities. These may include being a member of an event committee, helping to promote statistics within the NYC school system by working with math teachers and K-12 students, registering attendees at events, or writing a summary of an event. Additionally, we are seeking ideas for Chapter events, such as seminar and workshop topics, poster competitions, and science fairs. Get involved and take the first step by completing and submitting an online Volunteer & Activity Suggestion Form. Volunteering is a great way to network and be an active part of the community.

Chapter Announcements and Meeting Notices: ASA NYC Metro Area Chapter announcements and meeting notices are sent via email. If you have not previously sent us your email address, have had a change in your email address, or have multiple email addresses where you would like to receive Chapter related information, please complete the online NYC Metro Area Chapter Email Address Form.

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