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ISI President's Message July 2015

Vijay Nair looks back at his involvement with the ISI as a long term member and President. He urges members to get involved in the society and contribute to its mission. More>>

Published 15 July 2015

60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Published 17 July 2015


Report on the ISI Workshop on Leadership and Management "Building a Strong Community of Innovative and Forward Looking Leaders in Official Statistics”

The workshop was held on 27-29 April 2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and was organized by the International Statistical Institute in collaboration with the African Development Bank, the Tanzanian National Bureau of Statistics and the Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre. The workshop report is now available and can be found here

Published 30 June 2015 


Report on the ISI Statistical Capacity Building Workshop on “Statistics and Society”

A workshop for the purpose of Capacity Building in Statistics in South Asia was conducted in April at the Department of Statistics at the Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India. The workshop was organized by the ISI Outreach Committee for South Asia and was funded by the World Bank Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building. More>>

Published 14 July 2015


In Memoriam

  • Prof. Jacques Méraud
  • Dr. De Graft-Johnson
  • Prof. Ramanathan Gnanadesikan
  • Prof. Gunnar Kulldorff

Published 13 July 2015


News from The World of Statistics

  • Read about the latest news from The World of Statistics in the 30th June newsletter.
  • Past newsletters can be viewed here.

Published 2 July 2015


IAOS News July 2015

  • The 2016 Young Statistician Prize (YSP) Competition is now open. More>>
  • The 2015 General Assembly will be held on 28 July 2015.  For more information see the IAOS website.

Published 13 July 2015


IASC News July 2015

  • The elections for the 2015-2017 IASC Executive Committee took place. Wing Kam Fung, University of Hong Kong, is elected as President-Elect for 2015-2017. More>>
  • The IASC sponsored workshop in Composition Data CoDaWork 2015 took place in Girona, Spain. More>>

Published 9 July 2015


IASE News July 2015

  • The full program for the IASE Satellite Conference, to be held from 22 to 24 July at UNIRIO in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is now available on the conference website.
  • The Ninth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking and Literacy (SRTL-9) will be held from 26 July to 1 August at the Waldhotel Nachtigall in Paderborn, Germany. With emphasis on the SRTL-9 conference theme, "Reasoning about models and modelling in the context of informal statistical inference", an interesting range of diverse research presentations and discussions has been planned. More>>

Published 9 July 2015


ISBIS News July 2015

  • ISBIS Satellite Meeting in conjunction with the 60th ISI WSC: This satellite meeting on Quality Control and Improvement will take place on 22-24 July 2015 at the Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Scientific Computation (IMECC) of the University of Campinas and will be run in memoriam of Emanuel Pimentel Barbosa (1951-2014). The meeting includes a short course on Multivariate Process Control offered by Emmanuel Yashchin from IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY, who is a leading expert in this area. More>>
  • Following the recent election, ISBIS is pleased to announce its officers and council for 2015-2017. More>>
  • ISBIS biennial international symposia are becoming the hallmark meeting place for the international academic and professional communities, made of both developers and users, interested in Business and Industrial Statistics. The coming symposium, ISBIS 2016, will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 3-6 July 2016, hosted by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).
  • ISBIS News, the newsletter of the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics, published recently its latest issue, available at the Society's website.  

Published 9 July 2015


ISLP News July 2015

ISLP will be holding two open meetings this coming July. The first one will take place in conjunction with the 2015 IASE Satellite Conference; see the agenda for the meeting here. The second meeting will be held in conjunction with the ISI WSC; see the agenda here.

Published 9 July 2015


Meta-Analysis Workshop hosted by the University of Southern Queensland, Australia

The School of Agricultural, Computational, and Environmental Sciences; and Division of Research and Innovation of the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) hosted a Workshop on ‘Statistical Meta-Analysis with Applications’ in collaboration with the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. The Workshop was held at the Ipswich Campus of USQ from 16-17 June 2015. More>>

Published 7 July 2015