Announcement

American Society for Quality Statistics Division

Fall Technical Conference

Student Grants

The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) offers grants to cover the cost of registration, meals (up to $49), and lodging for students who wish to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC). Travel expenses are not covered by the grant. The FTC is sponsored jointly by the ASQ’s Chemical and Process Industries Division (CPID) and Statistics Division (STAT) along with two sections of the American Statistical Association: Section on Quality and Productivity (Q&P) and Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences (SPES). This year’s FTC will be held October 5-6, 2017 at Philadelphia, PA.

Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in programs related to Statistics or Quality Management are eligible to apply for the grant. Recipients may be asked to serve as room monitors for a session at the conference and may be required to write a brief article about their conference experience for the Statistics Division Newsletter along with a brief personal biography and photograph for presentation at the conference and publications. Conference details can be found at www.falltechnicalconference.org.

Applicants should send a letter of interest detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation, together with a letter of recommendation from a major professor to:


FTC Student Grant Awards Chair
Jennifer Williams

FTCgrants@outlook.com

Applications must be received by September 1, 2017.
Successful awardees will be notified by September 10, 2017.

61st Annual Fall Technical Conference
Statistics: Powering a Revolution in Quality Improvement

 

Announcement

American Society for Quality Statistics Division

Fall Technical Conference

Early Career Grants

The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality is offering grants for early career industrial statisticians to attend the Fall Technical Conference (FTC), including the cost of registration, meals (up to $49), and lodging. Travel expenses are not covered by the grant. The FTC is sponsored jointly by the ASQ’s Chemical and Process Industries Division (CPID) and Statistics Division (STAT) along with two sections of the American Statistical Association: Section on Quality and Productivity (Q&P) and Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences (SPES). This year’s FTC will be held October 5-6, 2017 at Philadelphia, PA.

The target audience for these grants includes individuals who meet the following criteria:

– Graduated with an undergraduate or graduate degree in statistics within the last 3 years
– Work in quality or statistics positions in industry, government, or academia
– Would be unable to attend the conference without financial assistance
– Preference will be given to candidates who are presenting work at the FTC
– Candidates are asked to write one to two paragraphs detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation

Recipients may be asked to serve as room monitors for a session at the conference and may be required to write a brief article about their conference experience for the Statistics Division Newsletter along with a brief personal biography and photograph for presentation at the conference and publications. Conference details can be found at www.falltechnicalconference.org.

Applicants should send a letter of interest detailing their motivation for attending the conference and the anticipated benefits of participation, together with a letter of recommendation from a major professor to:


FTC Early Career Grant Awards Chair
Jennifer Williams

FTCgrants@outlook.com

Applications must be received by September 1, 2017.
Successful awardees will be notified by September 10, 2017.

61st Annual Fall Technical Conference
Statistics: Powering a Revolution in Quality Improvement