2014 Traveling Courses
The Council of Chapters Traveling Courses provide low cost, local
courses for ASA Chapters. The Council of Chapters sponsors this
activity by covering speaker travel expenses and honoraria. The Chapter in turns covers advertising, local arrangements
(including hotel and local travel), course materials, and registration (the greater of $25 for each
attendee or $500 to go back to the Council of Chapters).
The Traveling Course committee, made up of at least one member of
each of the six Chapter Districts and ASA staff liaison, chooses the
local Chapters and works with the speakers and Chapters to select dates
for each course. Each course is typically given more than once in one
trip by the speaker. The courses are often awarded according to
geographical proximity to keep travel cost low, with special
consideration given to smaller Chapters and Chapters that have not had a
traveling course recently.
The 2014 course offerings cover the entire year. To allow as much
flexibility in planning, the best use of the presenter's travel time and
Chapter funds the deadline for application is January 15, 2014. Applications may be submitted throughout 2014 but courses will be subject to speaker availability and Travel Course funding.
2014 Traveling Course Offering:
Applied Logistic Regression
The aim of this course is to provide theoretical and practical training
for biostatisticians and professionals of related disciplines in
statistical modeling using logistic regression. The increasingly popular
logistic regression model has become the standard method for regression
analysis of binary data in the health sciences. The course is based on
the text Applied Logistic Regression, 3rd Ed, Hosmer D, Lemeshow S and Sturdivant R. A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 2013.
Traveling Course Application Form - DEADLINE: January 15, 2014
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