NORC will be in attendance at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM). This year’s meeting will be held in Seattle, Washington on August 8 to 13, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center. A number of NORC Experts and staff will be in attendance, participating in a variety of events, chairing sessions, and sharing new publications.
Norman Bradburn Will Give Sirken Award Lecture
NORC senior fellow and former director Norman Bradburn will be giving the JSM’s Sirken Award lecture on Wednesday August 12, 10:30 AM Pacific. His lecture, “Surveys as Social Interactions,” will discuss understanding the cognitive processes that respondents go through in understanding and responding to surveys, and there will be a floor discussion right after.
JSM is the largest gathering of statisticians held in North America. It is held jointly with the American Statistical Association, International Biometric Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Statistical Society of Canada, International Chinese Statistical Association, International Indian Statistical Association, Korean International Statistical Society, International Society for Bayesian Analysis, Royal Statistical Society, and the International Statistical Institute. Attended by more than 6,000 people, meeting activities include oral presentations, panel sessions, poster presentations, professional development courses, an exhibit hall, the Career Placement Service, society and section business meetings, committee meetings, social activities, and networking opportunities.
To learn more about JSM, register, and see the online program, click here.