Our regional meeting on Thursday, May 19 at Reed College provided opportunities for statistical educators in the Pacific Northwest to meet and discuss pedagogical ideas and to virtually attend poster sessions, keynote presentations, and breakout sessions of eCOTS together.

The meeting took place in Vollum Lounge in Vollum College Center on Reed Campus and in neighboring classrooms in Vollum College Center. A map is below and more details are available here. We recommend you park in East Parking near SE 36th Ave and SE Woodstock Blvd. On the map below, Vollum College Center is Building 39. The Google Map below allows you to further zoom in if you wish.

Reed Campus Map


12:00 - 12:30 PM: Free registration and introductions

12:30 - 12:50 PM: Welcome and discussion of schedule

1:00 - 1:30 PM: eCOTS Recorded Breakout Session - GAISEing into the NEW Guidelines (Robert Carver, Megan Mocko, Jeff Witmer and Beverly Wood)

1:40 - 2:50 PM: Using RStudio Server and GitHub for collaborative reproducible research and statistical analyses (Andrew Bray and Chester Ismay) - Live demonstration

3:00 - 3:30 PM: Networking / Break

3:30 - 4:20 PM: eCOTS Poster Sessions

4:20 - 5:00 PM: Group Discussion

5:00 - 6:00 PM: Dinner provided

6:00 - 7:00 PM: eCOTS Recorded Keynote Presentation - Changing everything at once: Student-centered Learning, computerized practice exercises, evaluation of student progress, and a modern syllabus to create a completely new introductory statistics course (Andrew Gelman)

7:00 - 9:00 PM: Socializing at a pub (Gigantic Brewing)