ASA’s Got Talent
We are recruiting talented ASA Members.
short (<5 min) videos of statistically
Jan 1, 2014
(submission opens December 1, 2013
Celebrity statistician judges will pick a subset to
perform LIVE at JSM 2014’s Anniversary Party!
Audience will select the winning performers;
online prize for those who cannot attend JSM.
n 2014, help us commemorate the
of the American Statistical Association!
Celebrate Our Past
Energize Our Future
A virtual summer camp for secondary school teachers to build
capabilities to meet
Common Core State Standards
ASA members Chris Franklin and Tim Jacobbe are leading a group
creating the “The Statistical Education of Teachers” (SET) document.
The SET corresponds to a document called “The Mathematical
Education of Teachers” published by the Conference Board for the
Let’s Party Like
Attend the Party in 2014!
Join us next year at JSM 2014 as we come
together to celebrate our past and energize our
On Tuesday evening , August 5, 2014,
immediately following the President’s Address:
Champagne, birthday cake, and heavy
ASA’s Got Talent!
Entertainment by outstanding
This milestone is a chance to celebrate past achievements, and to energize members to grow
the association, promote statistics to youth, and magnify our impact on society.
Aimed at secondary school students, this initiative will strengthen
education and raise
about statistics as an attractive career.
With a focus on membership growth, this initiative will expand the size of our
association to increase opportunities and influence for members.
Partner with the Committee on Member Retention and Recruitment
to find mission
appropriate ways to increase membership.
Work with the Council of Chapters Governing Board to support
chapters in their local outreach endeavors to quantitative
professionals who have yet to engage with chapters or the ASA.
We believe a goal of 20,000 members is achievable!
With a goal of raising visibility for our profession, this initiative will encourage
and assist statisticians to tackle the world’s biggest challenges
Theme for JSM 2014: “Statistics: Global Impact
Past, Present, and
Future.” There will be StatImpact
themed sessions at the meeting.
There will be a special section/issue dedicated to StatImpact in the
Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research
A major public relations campaign will soon be
impact in many areas of society and science.
Founded in 1839 in Boston, MA
“Firsts” for the ASA
William Cogswell, John Dix Fisher,
Richard Fletcher, Oliver Peabody,
4 Interest Groups
7 Books & numerous
JASA Article (1888)
Atlantic City (1908)
4 Interest Groups
We Need Your Help
Sections, Chapters and Committees: please
share your anniversary activities at
Individuals: Contact us to participate and
help ASA make the 175