Washington Statistical Society on Meetup

If you work with statistics in the metropolitan Washington DC area, we encourage you to join the Washington Statistical Society (WSS).

The WSS is the largest, most active chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) with over 900 members. Our members work in the government, academic, and private sectors, spanning many disciplines. Members' interests and expertise cover an extensive range of areas in applied and theoretical statistics, data collection, survey methods, and allied subjects.

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Upcoming Events

Please visit the WSS Seminars page and the Short Courses page, and join us at MeetUp@WashStat.

31 May 2016
28 Jun 2016
14 July 2016


Call for Presentation and Poster Session Abstracts

Summer Conference Preview / Review

Due by 10 June 2016!

We know you can’t travel to every conference, so DC-AAPOR and WSS are teaming up to bring you a sample of exemplary presentations taking place at this year’s national and international conferences. At the 2016 Summer Conference Preview/Review, you will get the opportunity to share your work, hear what others are doing, and connect with colleagues.

If you would like to submit a presentation or poster for consideration, please fill out the linked form. Submissions close June 10th. Individuals will be notified of acceptance decisions by June 17th. Please click here for details.


Newsletter Deadline is the 20th of the Month!

The deadline to get articles into the next newsletter is the 20th of each month. Please send your input in MS Word or plain text to the WSS Newsletter Editor, Colleen Choi. Please do not submit your items in pdf or in the body of an email.

The Current edition of the WSS Newsletter is available. Click here to read it. WSS members receive our monthly newsletter, which includes announcements and descriptions of forthcoming technical programs, short courses, and social events. It also provides an employment column, publicizing job openings and describing credentials of members seeking employment.


April 18, 2016 Mini-Conference on Paradata Group Photo

Don Jang (WSS Methodology Section Chair), Mike Fleming (Event Moderator), Alyssa Maccarone (Event Coordinator), Stephanie Coffey, Shawn Marsh, Emilia Peytcheva, Brady West (Presenters)




WSS Video: Doug Tyson on Statistics Education as Part of the Common Core