Washington Statistical Society on Meetup

If you work with data and statistics in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. 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 almost 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.

28 June 2017
24 July 2017


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.


Call for Abstracts for the July 24th Summer Conference

We know you can’t travel to every conference, so DC-AAPOR and WSS are teaming up once again to bring you a sample of exemplary presentations (both talks and posters) taking place at this year’s national and international conferences. We are currently seeking presenters (for talks and posters) who presented or will be presenting at various 2017 statistical conferences. Please submit abstracts that have already been prepared, submitted, and accepted to a 2017 conference. Refer to the announcement for more information.

If you would like to submit a presentation or poster for consideration, please fill out the following form. The deadline to submit abstracts is June 16th. Individuals will be notified of acceptance decisions by June 23rd.


April 25, 2017 President's Invited Lecture Photo

Nancy Clusen, John Thompson, and Mike Larsen




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