A Statistical Tribute to Robert Newcomb
November 15, 2014
Cooper Auditorium, City of Hope, Duarte
Renowned statistician, ASA fellow, and founding president of Orange County/Long Beach chapter Professor Robert (Bob) Newcomb of the University of California at Irvine passed away on July 10, 2014 due to complications of a sudden illness. Three chapters of the American Statistical Association in the southern California region (San Diego, Southern California, and OCLB) are organizing a memorial service to celebrate Bob's successful life, which profoundly influenced the statistical community and the lives of many statisticians. This statistical tribute will be held on November 15, 2014 at Cooper Auditorium at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California.
All statisticians who are interested in learning about or sharing Bob's legend are encouraged to join us between 10:00 am and 4:30 pm at the Cooper Auditorium at City of Hope.
Registration and Coffee 10:00 am – 10:30 am.
Memorial Session 10:30 am – 12:00 Noon.
Buffet Lunch 12 Noon – 1:00 pm.
Lunch will be provided, however, please pre-register before November 10. Lunch can't be guaranteed if you do not pre-register or if you register after November 10.
Statistical Presentations 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Speakers are listed in this file while their abstracts are in this link
Memorial Wrap-up 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
To pre-register and for directions to the Cooper Auditorium, please see Eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-statistical-tribute-to-bob-newcomb-tickets-13397098081#
You can find his obituary here.