Media Alert: JSM 2007 Early Bird Registration Opens May 1

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The 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), the world's largest annual gathering of statisticians, will be held July 29 to August 2, 2007 in Salt Lake City. Early bird registration period is May 1 through June 21. Advance press registration also is available.

WHAT: The 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), the world's largest annual gathering of statisticians, opens early bird registration May 1st.

Early bird registration is available May 1 to June 21 for the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), the world's largest annual gathering of statisticians. JSM is held jointly with the American Statistical Association, the International Biometric Society (ENAR and WNAR), the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the Statistical Society of Canada. Attended by more than 5,000 people, activities of the meeting include more than 2,500 paper, panel, and poster presentations, continuing education courses, exhibit hall (with state-of-the-art statistical products and opportunities), career placement service, society and section business meetings, committee meetings, social activities, and networking opportunities.

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WHEN: The 2007 JSM will open Sunday, July 29, and close on Thursday, August 2, 2007.

  •     An exhibit hall with state-of-the-art statistical and related products will be open July 29 to August 1.
  •     JSM Career Placement Service will open July 29 and run through August 1.
  •     Continuing education courses will be held July 28 through August 1.

WHERE: The 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings will take place at the Salt Palace Convention Center located at 100 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101.

WHO: More than 5,000 statisticians from the public, private and academic sectors are expected to attend the 2007 JSM.

HOW: Early bird registration for the 2007 JSM opens today, and online registration will be available May first at Complete registration information is available now at the same location.

  •     May 1 - June 21, 2007: Early-Bird prices apply until 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 21, 2007.
  •     June 22 - July 12, 2007: Advance registration prices. Advance registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 12, 2007.
  •     July 28 - August 2, 2007: Onsite registration is open in Salt Lake City. Price increases apply.

FOR PRESS: For interview opportunities with speakers, exhibitors, statistical experts in various fields, or for more information on trends, topics, etc., please contact Rosanne Desmone (contact info above) who will be pleased to connect you with these individuals. Media registration information is available at

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About the American Statistical Association
The American Statistical Association (ASA), a scientific and educational society founded in Boston in 1839, is the second oldest continuously operating professional society in the United States. For more than 160 years, ASA has been providing its 18,000 members serving in academia, government, and industry and the public with up-to-date, useful information about statistics. The ASA has a proud tradition of service to statisticians, quantitative scientists, and users of statistics across a wealth of academic areas and applications. For additional information about the American Statistical Association, please visit the association's web site at or call 703.684.1221.


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