Conference Overview

June 24, 2014 – June 28, 2014

This international conference was organized by Kettering University to celebrate the IYS 2013 and the 175th anniversary of the American Statistical Association (ASA). Our intention was to bring together statisticians with expertise in statistical modeling, education, and applications. The conference focused on multi-disciplinary use of historical data for urban communities.  Data about the City of Flint, MI, consisting of up to 100 years of demographic, health, labor, census, and crime records were summarized in advance of the conference and made available to the participants. The Flint history spans the early years of the automotive industry, the force behind Flint’s growth, as well as its decline, both of which have had an impact on the Flint community. Each Session of the conference started with an extended presentation of the statistical achievements and perspectives in the discussed area, followed by several talks on current research and results.

 

Local Organizing Committee and Contact Information

Leszek Gawarecki                              lgawarec@kettering.edu
Boyan Dimitrov                                  bdimitro@kettering.edu
Srinivas Chakravarthy                      schakrav@kettering.edu
Daniela Szatmari-Voicu                  dszatmar@kettering.edu
Thomas Creach                                  tcreech@kettering.edu
Cheryl Cochran                                  ccochran@kettering.edu
Gergana Kodjebasheva                     gergana@umflint.edu

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