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Events

2022 Fall Symposium and Annual Meeting: Then and Now: A Celebration of 20 Years of NV-ASA
Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9am – 4pm PT

In-person or virtually on Zoom!

UNLV Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC), Meeting Room 1020
Zoom info will be provided to registrants selecting the virtual option.

Registration deadline: October 13, 2022.

Pricing:
⦁ Students and Postdocs, any institution: $5
⦁ NV-ASA Chapter Members: $10
⦁ All others: $20
Lunch is included for in-person attendees

Click here to register


The Symposium will feature:

➢ Keynote Speaker Dr. Dionne Price, President Elect of the American Statistical Association

➢ History panel on the founding and history of the Nevada-ASA to mark the organization’s 20th anniversary

➢ Student speakers from UNLV and UNR
➢ Annual Chapter Business Meeting, including results from the election and proposed changes to the Constitution

Co-sponsored by the UNLV Department of Mathematical Sciences

Monthly Executive Committee Meetings
Contact Glenn Waddell, Chapter President at gwaddell <at> unr <dot> edu for more information


News

2022 Nevada K-12 Statistics Poster Competition Results

We are proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Nevada K-12 Statistics Poster Competition! After pausing the Competition in 2021, we are excited to once again congratulate our winners!

View the list of winners!

View the winning posters!


NV-ASA wishes to thank all teachers and students who entered posters in the competition this year and the judges for their hard work in determining the winners. Shout-out to Elizabeth Harris for taking over the Poster Competition Coordinator reins from Tia Price.  Thank you for all your work Elizabeth!

All recognized posters were sent to the American Statistical Association National Competition. 


2020
View the 2020 winning posters!

We did have one Nevada winner at the national level! In the 10 -12 category, Coronado High School students Sarah Crockett, Sheldon Skoboloff and RaeAnne Zobel received an Honorable Mention with their poster, Music Consumption. The advisor at Coronado is Amy Leonard. 

At the national level, first-place winners received $300, a plaque, a plaque for their school, and grade-appropriate graphing calculators for the students and advisers provided by Texas Instruments. Second-place winners received $200 and a plaque; third-place winners received $100 and a plaque; and honorable mentions received plaques.

To see all the winners, check out the August 2020 Amstat News Article

Congratulations to all the winners!

Thank you to the judges, sponsors, and organizers! A special shout-out to Tia Price for her continued efforts to make the Competition a success and the Southern Nevada Mathematics Council for once again providing a generous donation to support the monetary prizes for winners!  

For more information, please visit our K-12 Poster Competition Info page.

Information

Download the updated Education Opportunities in Nevada featuring the presentations given about many of the statistics and data science programs in Nevada.

A recording of the second “Careers in Data Science & Statistics” Virtual Symposium is now available!  Click here to access the presentation via YouTube featuring Lissa Callahan and her colleagues at ADM Associates discussing Data Analytics in Energy.

A recording of the first “Careers in Data Science & Statistics” Virtual Symposium is now available!  Click here to access the presentation via YouTube featuring Dr. Julia Anderson of Cigna discussing Data Analytics in Health Insurance.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the
NV-ASA Spring 2021 Virtual Symposium - Perspectives on Polling Methodology - on Saturday 1/30/2021!  The presenters have kindly agreed to share their presentations.  Select the presenter's name below to download their slides.

The 2020 State of Data Science and Chapter Annual Meeting was a great success!  Thanks to everyone who participated!

Download Education Opportunities in Nevada featuring the presentations given about many of the statistics and data science programs in Nevada.