Annual General Meeting Announcement of the South Australian Branch of the Statistical Society of Australia

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Annual General Meeting Announcement of the South Australian Branch of the Statistical Society of Australia

Dear Members of the South Australian Branch of the Statistical Society.

 

Date:           WEDNESDAY 23 MARCH 2016

 

Time:           5.30 for 6.05 pm

 

Venue:        University of Adelaide, North Terrace

 

Room:        Level 7 Conference Room (715), Ingkarni Wardli Building

 

Campus map is available at http://www.adelaide.edu.au/campuses/northtce/ .

 

Election of Returning Officer, Branch officers, Council and Public Officer

 

Please note only financial members of the society will be eligible to vote in person, or by proxy.

 

While a number of council members are willing to stand for office again, this is a first call for nominations for the positions of:

 

President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer and, Councillor positions assist in the following tasks related to local activities and the relationship with the central SSAI:

 

Newsletter correspondent, Young Stats organiser(s), Website coordinator, Speaker program manager

 

Nominations are called for all positions and may be communicated to the Secretary Paul Sutcliffe ([email protected] or 0438446064) before the meeting or may be made from the floor at the meeting.

 

AGENDA – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the 2015 Annual General Meeting
  3. Annual Report
  4. Election of Returning Officer, Branch officers, Council and Public Officer
  5. Treasurers Report
  6. Election of Auditor
  7. Any other business
  8. Speaker: Dr Steve Quinn (Flinders University) “Goodness of fit statistics for binary regression models”

Speaker:  Steve Quinn – Flinders University.

Title:  Goodness of fit statistics for binary regression models

Abstract:    The most widely used statistic to assess model adequacy in logistic regression is the Hosmer-Lemeshow statistic.  This talk compares assesses the performance of the Hosmer-Lemeshow and several other statistics in assessing the goodness of fit of binary regression models using the other non-canonical links.

Biography: Dr Quinn received his PhD in algebra in 2002 and commenced work as an applied biostatistician at the Menzies Research Institute, Hobart in 2004. He moved to his present position at Flinders University in 2010.  Although most of his work is in the medical context he maintains an interest in the goodness-of-fit of binary regression models, that he will speak on tonight.

Dinner: After the AGM, all are welcome to adjourn with the speaker to Lemongrass, Thai restaurant, 289 Rundle Street, Adelaide.

Please rsvp for dinner to [email protected] by 21st March 2016.

 

When: 23/03/2016
Time: 5:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: University of Adelaide, North Terrace,
Level 7 Conference Room (715), Ingkarni Wardli Building,
Adelaide,
SA
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