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The 2018 SASA Conference will be hosted by the University of South Africa from 26 - 29 November 2018 at the Florida Campus, Johannesburg. Please see conference website for further details,

SAS Thought Leader Award

SASA will once again award a Thought Leader Award in 2018 to one of its members due to the generous sponsorship from SAS South Africa. A Though Leader is a person who has made an impact within the South African statistical community across a wide range of activities and has made significant contributions in academia, industry, government and elsewhere. The criteria include contributions and impacts made in Leadership, Knowledge Generation, Human Capital Development, Impact of the Work and Research and Attracting Funding.

We invite SASA members to submit nominations for the Thought Leader for 2018. Please also submit all supporting documents, including full CV, of the nominated person with your nomination to the SASA Past President.

Past Winners

2013: F Lombard

2014: R de Jongh

2015: NJ le Roux

2016: LM Haines

2017: DJ de Waal

2018: T de Wet