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  • 1.  JSM 2023 SPAIG Events

    Posted 05-30-2023 10:15

    The Statistical Partnerships among Academe, Industry, and Government (SPAIG) Committee is pleased to sponsor two events at JSM 2023 in Toronto. Join our Friends of SPAIG email list to stay up to date about our activities!

    1.      SPAIG Committee Lunchtime Speaker

    Topic: SL01: Partnerships Promoting Cross-sector Collaborations: Why, How and What?

    Speaker: Dr. Wendy Lou, University of Toronto

    When: Sunday Aug 6: 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM

    Where: Toronto Convention Centre, CC-201AC

    2.      SPAIG Committee Invited Session

    Topic: Strengthening our Community through Impactful Multi-Sector Data-Driven Collaborations.


    ·        Muhammed Semekula, Rwanda Biomedical Centre/Ministry of Health

    o   "Informing health programs in Rwanda: the role of statisticians and partnerships"

    ·        Renee Ellis, US Census Bureau

    o   "Collaborations Need Good data: An Overview of the Federal Effort to Improve Collection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Data"

    ·        Madhumita (Bonnie) Ghosh Dastidar, RAND Corporation

    o   "Evidence-Based Decision Making: Examples of Partnership between Think Tank, Community and Government to Inform Public Policy"

    ·        Isabel Fulcher

    o   "Routine health systems data for data-driven COVID-19 response: learnings from cross-sector collaborations"

    ·        Discussant: Stephen Ruberg, Analytix Thinking, LLC

    When: Thursday Aug 10: 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM

    Where: Toronto Convention Centre, CC-201F

    Michelle Shardell
    Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine