Past Events

Past Events

  UNLV Meet-and-Greet           FREE PIZZA!             Flyer  
  Hosted by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and NV-ASA  
  Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 5:30 to 6:30pm, UNLV CBC C128  
  Please RSVP to Kaushik Ghosh or Hokwon Cho by September 18, noon.  
  Spring Dinner Meeting  
  Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 7pm    
  Topic: Statistics Education in the Clark County School District    
  Speaker: David W. Thiel, Coordinator, K-12 Mathematics, Clark County School District   
  Marie Callender's Restaurant, Las Vegas NV    
  Spring Pizza Social    
  Tuesday, March 1, 2011    
  Speakers and Topics:            
    Jeff Hardcastle, Nevada State Demographer
The Future of Population in Nevada 

    Bill Anderson, Chief Economist, Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation 
Nevada's Economy: A Labor Market Perspective
    Alejandra Livingston, Economist, Nevada Department of Corrections 
Statistical Activities at the DOC
  Nevada Department of Corrections, Stewart Facility, Carson City NV    
  Dinner With Speaker in Northern Nevada    
  Thursday, November 18, 2010, 6pm          
  Topic: Statistical Modeling of Climate Extremes
  Speaker: Dr. Anna Panorska, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nevada, Reno
  Marie Callender's Restaurant, Reno NV          
  Fall Statistics Symposium and Annual Meeting    
  Saturday, October 16, 2010, 10am        
  Topics and Speakers:        
    An Overview of Selected Statistical Design Issues In Phase I, II, and III Oncology Clinical Trials
Dr. Jim Symanowski, Nevada Cancer Institute
    Non-Inferiority Clinical Trials
Dr. Gary Aras, Amgen
    So You Want to DO Statistics! What’s it Like Out There?
Dr. Charles B. Davis, EnviroStat
  University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Student Union, Las Vegas NV  
  Spring Welcome Dinner  
  Thursday, May 13, 2010, 7pm  
  Topic: Biostatistics and Epidemiology in UNLV’s School of Community Health Sciences
    Dr. Chad Cross, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Dr. Sheniz Moonie, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Dr. Paulo Pinheiro, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  Marie Callender's Restaurant, Las Vegas NV  
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Annual Meeting and Statistics Symposium - Las Vegas 
  Saturday, October 21, 2006    8:30 am - 2:30 pm      
  New Student Union Building, UNLV      
Dinner Meeting - Las Vegas
  Wednesday, May 3, 2006  7 pm      
  Topic: Genes, Environments, Evolution, and Grasshoppers  
  Speaker: Dr. Daniel B. Thompson, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, UNLV
Career Day - Reno 
  Friday, April 28, 2006  10am - 1pm      
Dinner Meeting - Las Vegas      
  Monday, April 3, 2006   7 pm      

Topic: Estimating % Defects After Some Defects Have Been Identified

  Speaker: Dr. Thomas Carroll, Professor of Economics, UNLV & President, Thomas Carroll and Associates, Consulting Economists
Spring Welcome Dinner - Las Vegas  
Monday, February 13, 2006  7pm
  Marie Callender's Restaurant, Las Vegas  
  Topic: How Facial Attractiveness Stereotypes Develop  
  Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Ramsey, Department of Psychology, UNLV  
Mentorship Program Logo Competition  
  Submission Deadline: January 31, 2006          
Fall Symposium – A Statistics Sampler - Las Vegas
Saturday, November 19, 2005 Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Program and Lunch: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Moyer Student Union, Room 204, UNLV
Speakers: Dr. Kenneth E. Fernandez, Dept of Political Science, UNLV
The Allocations of Justice: State Crime Policy, Public Opinion, and Democratic Institutions
Ms. Sheniz Moonie, (PhD Candidate 2005)
Chronic Disease Epidemiologist, Clark County Health District, NV
Controlling Asthma in St. Louis
Dr. Chih-Hsiang Ho, Dept of Mathematical Sciences, UNLV
Hazard Area and Probability of Volcanic Disruption of the Proposed High-level Radioactive Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain
Dr. Timothy Max, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR and 
ASA District 6 Vice-chair
Sampling Rare Plants and Animals in Large Landscapes
4th Annual Meeting - Northern Nevada     Pictures
  Saturday, October 22, 2005   12:30 - 3pm        
  Little Waldorf Restaurant, Reno          
Mentorship Program Kick-Off - Northern Nevada
  Saturday, October 22, 2005   9am - 12pm      
  University of Nevada, Reno      
Statistics - Gateway to the Real World - Northern Nevada 3rd Annual Career Day
Friday, April 22, 2005   11am - 3pm
Ansari Business Building, Room 101, University of Nevada Reno
Got Statistics? - Southern Nevada 3rd Annual Career Day
Saturday, April 16, 2005   10:30am - 2:30pm
Clark County Library, Large Conference Room
3rd Annual Meeting - Southern Nevada
Saturday, October 23, 2004
Keynote:  The Phantom Candidate
Speaker: Dr. Fritz Scheuren, VP of Statistics, NORC
Mixer - Southern Nevada
Friday, October 22
Topic: Human Rights Research
Speaker: Dr. Fritz Scheuren, VP of Statistics, NORC
Mixer - Northern Nevada
Friday, April 30, 2004
Dinner Speaker - Southern Nevada
Tuesday, May 4, 2004
Speaker: Eric Renshaw, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
2nd Annual Meeting & Career Day - Northern Nevada
Saturday, October 18, 2003   9:30am - 4pm
University of Nevada, Reno Pennington Building Ground Floor
Keynote:  Information Integration Technology Challenges in Defense Applications
Keynote Speaker: Sallie Keller-McNulty
Statistical Careers Panel: Wei Yang, Ph.D -- Chief Biostatistician & Director, Center for Health Data & Research, Nevada State Health Division
Anna Panorska, Ph.D -- Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Nevada, Reno
Bayard Webb, MS -- Game Development Supervisor, International Game Technology
Other Activites: Student Poster Session, Exhibitor Booths, Networking Luncheon, Door Prizes   
Sponsors: The Center for Research Design and Statistical Methods, University of Nevada, Reno
Department of Economics, University of Nevada, Reno Cost: FREE for student Nevada ASA members
American Statistical Association $5 for regular Nevada ASA members
$5 for student non-members (includes membership)
  $15 for general non-members (includes membership)
          Register online or contact  Suzanne Perumean-Chaney at (775) 327-5126
Dinner Speaker - Northern Nevada
Friday, October 17, 2003   5:30 - 8pm 5:30 - 6:00  No-host Bar / 6:00 - 7:00  Dinner / 7:00 - 8:00  Speaker
Famous Murphy's Restaurant - Reno, NV
Keynote: From Policy to ANOVA: Scientific Excellence Will Prevail
Speaker: Sallie Keller-McNulty
Cost: FREE for regular and student Nevada ASA members
$10 for general non-members (includes membership)
$5 for student non-members (includes membership)
Seating is limited Please RSVP by Friday, October 10, 2003  Contact Suzanne Perumean-Chaney, Chapter Vice-President, at (775) 327-5126
Council of Chapters Traveling Course
Friday, April 11, 2003   12-5pm
SCS 3rd floor conference room, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and  Sierra 100, Truckee Meadows Community College (video conference site)
Speaker: Luis A. Escobar, Louisiana State University Cost: $25/$35 for NVASA Chapter members/non-members
      Contact Paul Nakayu or register online
1st Annual Meeting & Career Day   Write-up & Pictures
Saturday, October 5th, 2002    9:30am-5:00pm Registration and the continental breakfast begin at 8:30am
Rooms 201-202, Moyer Student Union, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Keynotes: STATISTICS FOR A NEW CENTURY: MEETING THE NEEDS OF A WORLD OF DATA Speakers: Richard Scheaffer, University of Florida
    THE JOY OF BEING A STATISTICIAN June Morita, University of Washington
  Statistical Careers Panel: John Lyon-- Director, Environmental Sciences Division, US EPA, Las Vegas
  Clare Hupp-- Risk Analyst, Household Services, Las Vegas

Gary Cutter-- Director, Center for Research Design and Statistical Methods, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno

  Other Activites: Student Poster Session, Exhibitor Booths, Roundtable Luncheon, Door Prizes
  Sponsors: Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  American Statistical Association Event Cost (includes lunch):
  American Statistical Association NVASA Chapter Members $15  (Students $9)
  Einstein's Bagels Non-members $19  (Students $11)
  Insightful Corporation Registration Form  (return by Friday, September 27th)
  Conference Program
Teaching Symposium: Active Learning of Basic Statistics Concepts Write-up & Pictures
Friday, October 4th, 2002   3:00-5:00pm
CBC-B117, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Facilitators:  June Morita and Richard Scheaffer  
Kick-Off Celebration
  May 3rd, 2002   5:00-7:00PM
  The Bamboo Room at Hamburger Mary's (the old St. Tropez Hotel) on the SW corner of Harmon and Paradise in Las Vegas