the Young Statisticians Section of the Royal Statistical Society would like to bring the following workshop to your attention
25th February 2011,
‘The Data Generation’, a statistical literacy workshop
at the RSS headquarters, London.
Organised by the Young Statisticians Section of the RSS, this event is designed to present ongoing efforts to promote statistical thinking and to increase the comfort level in talking and using statistics. A range of speakers, keen to relay the importance of statistical literacy in the current era, will provide insight into the Voice of Young Science, Sense About Statistics and the getstats campaigns. David Spiegelhalter will share his life-long experience in interacting with the public, the media and politicians and the event will round off with a workshop on engaging with the media by Andrew Garratt from the Royal Statistical Society.
The event is scheduled as follows:
10.30am-11am Registration and coffee
11am-12.45pm Session One: getstats and Sense About Science
1.30-2.45pm Session Two: David Spiegelhalter
2.45-3.15pm Coffee break
3.15-5.15pm Session Three: Andrew Garratt
Engaging with the Media workshop
5.15pm Wine/drinks reception
The costs for the event are as follows:
Student fellows £25; GradStats £32; Fellows £35; RSS Members £40; Other £50
To register, please visit www.rss.org.uk/events
With best wishes,
On behalf on the Young Statisticians Section, Royal Statistical Society
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