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New York City
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** NEW ** Chapter Chatter Newsletter: The Fall 2021 Issue is available at https://community.amstat.org/coc/chapterchatternewsletter/fall2021. The Chapter Chatter Newsletter is published by the ASA Council of Chapters and is a great way to find out what other chapters are doing. All chapters are encouraged to share what is going on with their chapter.

** NEW ** ASA Virtual Symposium: The Chapter, in collaboration with The Educational Psychology Ph.D. Program of the City University of New York, is hosting a virtual SYMPOSIUM ON TEACHING STATISTICS on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 2:00 P.M. (ET). The speakers are David Draper (UC Santa Cruz), Andrew Gelman (Columbia) and Gwynn Sturdevant (Harvard), David Spiegelhalter (Cambridge), and David Rindskopf (CUNY). The discussant is Javier Cabrera (Rutgers). There is no fee for this event but advanced registration is required. The online registration form can be accessed at https://www.123signup.com/register?id=kjphm. The registration deadline is Friday, October 29, 2021. If you have any questions, please send an email to nycasa@nycasa.org.

ASA Virtual Traveling Course: Registration is closed. The Chapter is hosting an American Statistical Association Virtual Traveling Course on an INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND DEEP LEARNING (IN R AND PYTHON), by Hui Lin (Google) and Ming Li (Amazon), on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM and Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM. For questions, please send an email to nycasa@nycasa.org.

Chapter Chatter Newsletter: The Summer 2021 Issue is available at https://community.amstat.org/coc/chapterchatternewsletter/summer2021?_zs=uNQOe1&_zl=B6Xi7. The Chapter Chatter Newsletter is published by the ASA Council of Chapters and is a great way to find out what other chapters are doing. All chapters are encouraged to share what is going on with their chapter.

The City University of New York Shines: The City University of New York ranks 21 out of 100 as one of the best universities in the world today. To view the other schools and the ranking methodology visit "The 100 Best Universities in the World Today" (Best Schools, June 16, 2021). Baruch College, City University of New York, ranks second for Financial Engineering. To view the other schools and the 2020 rankings methodology visit https://www.tradersinsight.news/ibkr-quant-news/2020-quantnet-ranking-best-financial-engineering-programs/ (QuantNet, January 3, 2020).

Chapter Constitution and By-Laws: The Chapter's Constitution (NYC ASA Chapter Constitution) and By-Laws (NYC ASA Chapter By-Laws) have been revised, effective July 1, 2021.

ASA Virtual Colloquium: The Chapter hosted an American Statistical Association Virtual Colloquium on SURVIVAL DATA EXTRAPOLATION FOR COST-EFFECTIVENESS MODELING, by Ben Li, PhD (Statistical Research and Data Science Center at Pfizer), on Friday, June 11, 2021. The presentation slides can be found at https://www.nycasa.org/Survival Data Extrapolation for Cost-effectiveness Modeling.pdf. Event Flyers are located at https://www.nycasa.org/Ben Li - NYC ASA Jun-11-2021 Event.pdf or https://www.nycasa.org/Ben Li - NYC ASA Jun-11-2021 Event.jpg. If you have any questions, please send an email to nycasa@nycasa.org.

ASA NYC Chapter Webinar: The Chapter hosted a virtual lecture and demo on MAPPING COVID-19 IN QGIS, by Mai Uchida, MPH, MS, from The Knowledge Center, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, on Friday, March 19, 2021. Event Flyers are located at https://www.nycasa.org/mar-19-2021-mai uchida-flyer.pdf or https://www.nycasa.org/mar-19-2021-mai uchida-flyer.jpg.

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.

Chapter Website: The goal of this website is to share information. If you have noteworthy news or are aware of any upcoming events, please send us a message. Your comments and suggestions about this site are welcome.

Chapter Membership: You can submit an online membership application at https://www.123signup.com/register?id=kzzns if you are not currently a member and would like to become one. For additional information about joining the Chapter, visit Join the New York City Metropolitan Area Chapter.


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