Delaware Chapter, ASA
Dinner Meeting: April 1999

Title: The Twains Meet: American Statisticians in China
Speaker: Dr. Jane Buck
Recently retired Professor of Psychology
Delaware State University
Summary: In May 1998 Dr. Buck was one of eighteen members of the American Statistical Association who visited China for a series of professional exchanges as part of the People to People International Citizen Ambassador Program. the American delegates, representing academia, business, and the government, met with representatives from several universities and statistical bureaus in five Chinese cities over a twelve-day period.

In her talk, Dr. Buck will recount some of the meetings the group had with Chinese statisticians and administrators, highlighting similarities and differences between the application of statistics in our country and China.

The delegation's journal may be viewed on-line.

Date: Thursday, April 8, 1999
Time: Social hour -- 5:30 p.m.
Dinner -- 6:15 p.m.
Speaker -- 7:00 p.m.
Place: Newark Holiday Inn
Oliver's Restaurant
Menu: Appetizer: Soup du Jour
Salad: Garden Salad
Entree: Baked Flounder Stuffed with Crabmeat
Dessert: Strawberry Parfait
Cost: $20 for members, $5 for students

Reservations to Marry Ann Gorko by Tuesday, April 6, 1999:

Retrun to Delaware Chapter ASA home page.