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Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) 2016 Awards
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Alice Whittemore

Elizabeth Scott Award:

Announced at JSM COPSS
Award Ceremony
Wednesday, August 3, 2016,
4:00 p.m.

Presidents' Award:

Announced at the JSM COPSS
Award Ceremony
Wednesday, August 3, 2016: 
4:00 p.m.

R.A. Fisher Award:

Alice Whittemore

Stanford University

(More About Past Winners...)


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Upcoming Events

July 30-Aug. 4, 2016:  Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago, IL, McCormick Place

December 15, 2016: Nomination Deadline for Fisher Award and Lectureship

January 15, 2017: Nomination Deadline for Presidents' Award, F. N. David Award, and the Snedecor Award.


Call for Nominations for 2017 COPSS Awards

The COPSS Awards are multi-society awards and as such, are presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings each year.  In 2017, four awards will be presented:  The Fisher Award and Lectureship, the Presidents' Award, the F. N. David Award, and the Snedecor Award.

The nomination deadline for the 2017 Fisher Award is December 15, 2016;  the deadline for the other awards is January 15, 2017.

Only the winner of the Fisher award is announced before the JSM award ceremony. 

Detailed instructions on award criteria and nomination instructions can be found under the tab "Our Awards and Winners"  above for the particular award. 


Latest Update...

COPSS Welcomes New Officers!

Congratulations to Nick Horton (Amherst College) and Wendy Lou (University of Toronto)!   Nick is the new Chair of COPSS and Wendy is the new Secretary / Treasurer.  Both will serve in these positions through December of 2018.

On behalf of all COPSS members, we thank them for agreeing to take on these roles, and look forward to their active engagement and leadership.