JSM 2021

HoS Interest Group Social Meeting

August 12 from 6:00-7:00 pm ET.
The link to register is: https://amstat.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpc-mhrzwtGtHOluHBWwjeNQtvPY1VAb6C

You can join us even if you are NOT registered to attend JSM.  We hope to see you there!

Invited Paper Session

R.A. Fisher and Eugenics
History of Statistics Interest Group
, Committee on Minorities in Statistics, Section on Statistics and Data Science Education
Thursday 8/12/2021, 10:00-11:50 am ET

Organizer(s): Jana Lynn Asher, Slippery Rock University
Chair(s): Ronald Wasserstein, American Statistical Association
10:05 AM Delivering on Our Stated Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Goals
Adrian Coles, Bristol Myers Squibb
10:30 AM R.A. Fisher and Eugenics: A Historical Overview
Jana Lynn Asher, Slippery Rock University
10:55 AM Teaching About Fisher: Elucidating the Difficult Past of Statistics to Improve the Future
Lee Kennedy-Shaffer, Vassar College
11:20 AM Discussant: Theodore Porter, UCLA
11:40 AM Floor Discussion

Other Sessions Sponsored by HoS IG

Sunday, August 8, 1:30 -3:20 pm ET
14 - Remembering Lars Lyberg and His Widespread Impacts on the Survey Research Community (Invited Papers Memorial)

Sunday, August 8, 1:30-3:20 pm ET
71 - Celebrating the 50-Year History of the Caucus for Women in Statistics: Origins, Accomplishments, and Challenges (Invited Papers)

Monday, August 9, 1:30 - 3:20 pm ET
117- Xiangrong Yin Memorial Session (Invited Papers Memorial)

Monday, August 9, 1:30 - 3:20 pm ET
122 - Using Story to Lead Change (Topic-Contributed Papers)

Wednesday, August 11, 1:30-3:20 pm ET
271 - NISS at 30: Highlights from the Early Years and Emerging Trends (Invited Panel)

Wednesday, August 11, 3:30-5:20 pm ET
316 - 40 Years of the Biopharmaceutical Section: Celebrating Our Past, Planning for Our Future (Topic-Contributed Panel)

Thursday, August 12, 12:00-1:50 pm ET
358 - 50 Years of Ridge Regression (Invited Papers)

Thursday, August 12, 12:00-1:50 pm ET
365 - Memorial Session for George W. Cobb (Invited Papers Memorial)