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Re: Statistics & Actuarial Seminar - Fareeza Khurshed - Oct. 11th

Friendly Reminder

From: "Stat Chair Secretary" <stchsec@sfu.ca>
To: "stat-sem" <stat-sem@sfu.ca>
Sent: Friday, October 4, 2013 2:45:30 PM
Subject: Statistics & Actuarial Seminar - Fareeza Khurshed - Oct. 11th

Fareeza Khurshed

Government of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta


All are Welcome to the Seminar and “Meet-the-Speaker”


Date:      October 11, 2013

Time:     1:30 p.m.

“Meet-the-Speaker” session directly after the talk

Room: ASB 10900

Light refreshments at 1:15 p.m. – IRMACS Lunch Room

No registration required



Job(s) of a Statistician - Sample size of one


Fareeza Khurshed is a graduate from the University of Alberta, with a MSc in Statistics. She has worked in a variety of industries from Insurance, Children Services to Forestry, and most recently health care, including the BC Cancer Agency. Currently employed with the Government of Alberta, as a methodologist, she reviews statistical methods used in government.   A certified SAS programmer, she has spoken at a variety of SAS forums, and is highly involved in the SAS community.  Her personal statistical interests include: fraud detection and recommender systems.  

Kelly Jay
Chair Secretary
Statistics & Actuarial Science
Simon Fraser University