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WSS Annual Dinners

The WSS Annual Dinner combines a talk by the current Gertrude Cox Award recipient with the annual awards dinner, beginning in 2003. Starting in 2012, the two events occur on the same day, with the Cox Award presentation at a separate venue prior to the dinner.

Previous Annual Dinners

2016: June 28

Bhramar Mukherjee, University of Michigan
Recipient of the 2016 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
How Small Data can Leverage Large Data (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2015: June 23

Jae Kwang Kim, Iowa State University
Recipient of the 2015 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Best prediction using area level models combining information from survey samples and big data (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2014: June 24

Jerome Reiter, Duke University
Recipient of the 2014 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Sharing Confidential Data in an Era with No Privacy (slides pdf)
Event Photos
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2013: June 25

Frauke Kreuter, Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland
Recipient of the 2013 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Big Data in Survey Research: Analyzing Process Information (Paradata) (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2012: June 12

Amy Herring, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Recipient of the 2012 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Beyond Age at First Sex: Modeling Patterns of Emerging Sexual Behavior in Adolescents and Young Adults (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2011: June 16

Nilanjan Chatterjee, National Cancer Institute
Recipient of the 2011 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Estimating the "Known-Unknowns" from "Known-Knowns" in the Search of Missing Heritability of Complex Traits (slides pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2010: June 10

Michael R. Elliott, University of Michigan
Recipient of the 2010 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Probability Sampling in the 21st Century: Obsolescent or Cutting-Edge? (slides pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2009: June 18

Jean Opsomer, Colorado State University
Recipient of the 2009 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Aspects of Sampling Design: a Tale of Two Natural Resource Surveys (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2008: June 25

Thomas Lumley, University of Washington
Recipient of the 2008 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Statistical software: where, how, and why? (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2007: June 27

Francesca Dominici, Johns Hopkins University
Recipient of the 2007 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
How Risky is Breathing? Statistical Methods in Air Pollution Risk Estimation (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2006: June 22

Vance Berger, National Cancer Institute
Recipient of the 2006 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Implicit Controversies in Statistical Inference (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2005: June 14

Thomas R. Belin, UCLA
Recipient of the 2005 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Assessing Potential Gains from Combining Administrative Data with Sampled Outcomes in Two-Group Comparisons (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2004: June 15

Alan Zaslavsky, Harvard University Medical School
Recipient of the 2004 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Using Hierarchical Models to Attribute Sources of Variation in Consumer Assessments of Health Plans (slides pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)

2003: June 10

Sharon Lohr, Arizona State University
Recipient of the 2003 Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award
Sampling Frontiers (pdf)
Program (pdf)
Flyer (pdf)