The Montana ActiveStatistics Conference
June 28 and 29, 2018
Carroll College, Helena, Montana
Keynote Address by Prof. Robert Gould, Director of the UCLA Center for Teaching Statistics
Please join us for a conference and workshop on statistics, data science, and innovations in the teaching of these subjects. In addition to contributed papers and roundtable discussions, we will hold a special session where we will share a freely available set of statistics teaching materials developed at Carroll College including labs based on large data sets from AirBnB, Montana FWP, and more! No registration fee will be charged, breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Confirmed Invited Speakers include:
Robert delMas, University of Minnesota
Jennifer Green, Montana State University
Stacey Hancock, Montana State University
Brian Steele, University of Montana
Matt Roscoe, University of Montana
Roger Johnson, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Kyle Caudle, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Call for Papers: We are seeking papers on topics in statistics, data science, and the teaching of these subjects. Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes in length with a question and answer session to follow. Proposals from undergraduate students will receive special consideration. Please submit an abstract, no more than 200 words to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paper Submission Deadline: May 15, 2018.
Conference Registration Deadline: June 10, 2018
Robert L. Gould has been with the UCLA Statistics Department since its founding in 1998 where he has served as Director of the Center for Teaching Statistics. He has served on the ASA Undergraduate Statistics Education Initiative, the Advisory Committee on Teacher Enhancement, and the GAISE writing committee.