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60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bulletin 1 is now available. More>>

Published 12 November 2014

In Memoriam

Professor Kathryn M. Chaloner More>>

Published 12 November

News from The World of Statistics

  • October 30th Newsletter: Read about the latest news from The World of Statistics. More>>
  • Past newsletters can be viewed here. More>>

Published 1 November 2014

Bernoulli Society News November 2014

A new editor for Bernoulli News, Francisco Aranda Ordaz Prize awarded and Upcoming Events. More>>

Published 10 November 2014

IAOS News November 2014

  • Young Statisticians Prize 2015 closes December 15, 2014: The International Association for Official Statistics annual competition for the best paper in the field of official statistics written by a young statistician. To help encourage participation, the organisers have prepared a poster. More>>
  • IASE Satellite in July 2015 in Rio. Planning for the IASE Satellite meeting, jointly sponsored by the IAOS is underway. The conference is also sponsored by the IAOS. Details are forthcoming.

Published 10 November 2014

IASC News November 2014

Approved the protocol for cooperation between IASC and IFCS. More>>

Published 10 November 2014

IASE News November 2014

  • Second Virtual Conference on Teaching Statistics, Probability, and Combinatorics: Call for papers in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. More>>
  • Radical Change to Teaching Introductory Statistics - a new online MOOC course. Hurry - a limited time option. More>>
  • Proceedings from the 9th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (Aug 2014) are available online. More>>

Published 10 November 2014

TIES News November 2014

GRASPA 2015 is the 2015 European Regional Conference of TIES and will take place from 15-16 June 2015. More>>

Published 12 November 2014

European Statistical Governance Advisory Board's Statement on the European Statistics Code of Practice

ESGAB supports the "V6 joint statement calling authorities responsible for recruiting or dismissing practices to act in line with the principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice" of 10 October 2014. V6 is the association of six statistical societies from Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. More>>

Published 10 November 2014


60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

First Latin American ISI Satellite Meeting on Small Area Estimation, August 3-5, 2015, in Santiago, Chile. More>>

Published 17 October 2014

 

The Jan Tinbergen Awards for Young Statisticians from Developing Countries

Call for Papers for 2015 Awards to be presented at the ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The deadline for submissions is 10th December 2014. More>>

Published 2 October 2014

Member News October 2014

The Polish Statistical Association awarded the Splawa-Neyman Medal to Professor C.R. Rao ‘in appreciation and admiration of your extraordinary scientific work and your invaluable commitment to statistical education all over the world'. More>>

Published 2 October 2014

ISI Membership Elections 2014

Third Round Results: Names and Nationalities of 34 Newly Elected Members. More>>

Published 22 October 2014

In Memoriam

  • Professor Dr. Karol Józef Krótki More>>
  • Professor M.J. (Susie) Bayarri More>>
  • Professor James B. Douglas More>>

Published 14 October 2014

News from The World of Statistics

October 8th Newsletter: Read about the latest news from The World of Statistics. More>>

Published 10 October 2014

Bernoulli Society News October 2014

Call for Nominations for the Newbold Prize: The deadline is November 30, 2014. More>>

Published 14 October 2014

IASC News October 2014

  • There will be 11 IASC invited sessions in a wide range of topics at the ISI WSC in 2015. More>>
  • The IASC Satellite Conference of ISI WSC 2015 will be held in Búzios, Brazil. More>>
  • IASC promotes the 6th International Workshop on Compositional Data Analysis (CoDaWork 2015) that will take place in L’Escala (Girona, Spain) from June 1-5, 2015. More>>
  • Jung Jin Lee will be the IASC representative on the ISI Awards Committee. More>>

Published 13 October 2014

IASE News October 2014

  • Second Virtual Conference on Teaching Statistics, Probability, and Combinatorics: Call for English, Spanish, and Portuguese Papers. More>>
  • IASE Satellite Conference, 23-25 July 2015: Preliminary Announcement. More>>

Published 14 October 2014

IAOS News October 2014

  • SJIAOS: The latest issue of the Statistical Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics is now available. This quarter's interview is with Cynthia Clark - who has had leadership roles in both the US and UK statistical systems. There are also papers from the Hong Kong WSC (covering Crime, Health, Quality) as well as series of papers related to record linking. More>>
  • YSP 2015 Competition Now Open: The International Association for Official Statistics annual competition for the best paper in the field of official statistics written by a young statistician. In addition to the monetary prizes, the first place winner will receive travel funds to present the paper at one of the sessions at the 60th WSC in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26-31, 2015. Entries close on December 15, 2014. More>>
  • IAOS 2014 Conference - The very successful 2014 IAOS Conference was held in Da Nang, Vietnam in early October. See the conference website.

Published 13 October 2014

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences' Seminar on Dominant Role of Statistics in Contemporary Science and Technology

The Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) organised a statistics seminar at the Bangladesh Science Museum in Dhaka on 1 October 2014. More>>

Published 27 October 2014


The 2015 Karl Pearson Prize for Contemporary Research Contribution

Nominations are invited for the 2015 Karl Pearson Prize, which will be presented at the ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) in Rio de Janeiro in July 2015. The Prize, established by the ISI, recognises a research contribution that has had profound influence on statistical theory, methodology, practice, or applications. Nominations are due by November 15, 2014. More>>

Published 9 September 2014

ISI Officers' Elections

The elections of ISI officers for the period 2015-2017/2019 will be held from 4 September to 27 October 2014. More>>

Published 4 September 2014

Member News September 2014

Byeong U. Park, Professor of Statistics, Seoul National University, has received the 59th National Academy of Sciences Award, Republic of Korea, which is recognized as the most prestigious award in the nation. More>>

Published 11 September 2014

In Memoriam

  • Professor Em. Wiktor Oktaba More>>
  • Dr. Stefania Tüü More>>

Published 11 September 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • September 16th Newsletter: Read about the latest news from The World of Statistics. More>>
  • August 26, 2014 Newsletter: Read about the 6th International Statistical Forum at Renmin University, China; the Commemorative Book ‘A Story of Statistics in 2014’ from the Czech Statistical Office and much more from around the globe. More>>

Published 17 September 2014

IAOS News September 2014

  • YSP 2015 Competition Now Open: The International Association for Official Statistics annual competition for the best paper in the field of official statistics written by a young statistician. In addition to the monetary prizes, the first place winner will receive travel funds to present the paper at one of the sessions at the 60th WSC in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26-31, 2015. Entries close on December 15, 2014. More>>
  • SJIAOS: The latest issue of the Statistical Journal of the International Association of Official Statistics is now available. This quarter's interview is with Cynthia Clark - who has had leadership roles in both the US and UK statistical systems. There are also papers from the Hong Kong WSC (covering Crime, Health, Quality) as well as series of papers related to record linking. More>>
  • IAOS 2014 Conference: There is still time to come to the Conference, which will be held in Da Nang, Vietnam, in October. More>>

Published 11 September 2014

IASC News September 2014

  • COMPSTAT 2014 and the 5th IASC World Conference took place in Geneva from August 19-22. More>>
  • The Young Statisticians Group of IASC organized a session in COMPSTAT 2014. More>>
  • COMPSTAT 2016 will take place in Oviedo, Spain, from August 23-26, 2016. More>>
  • Kepplinger, Todorov and Upadhyaya win the IASC Data Analysis Competition 2014. More>>
  • Bhattacharya and Rajan win the ERS IASC Young Researchers Award 2014. More>>

Published 11 September 2014

IASE News September 2014

The Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) publishes SSC Liaison, a quarterly bilingual newsletter that advertises conferences, job postings etc., in addition to news, committee reports and announcements for its 1,100 members. With this link, access to every issue of the SSC newsletter since 1986 is provided.
In the August 2014 edition, you will find conference reports (among which ICOTS9), announcements and an interesting article on the New Identity of Stats.

Published 11 September 2014

TIES News September 2014

Read the latest news from The International Environmetrics Society. More>>

Published 17 September 2014


ISI President’s Message August 2014

This month's message includes an update on the ISI Executive Committee and Council meetings held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. More>>

Published 19 August 2014

The 2014 ISI General Assembly

The 2014 ISI General Assembly was held on 2 August 2014 at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. More>>

Published 19 August 2014

ISI Declaration on Professional Ethics now available in Chinese

The ISI Declaration on Professional Ethics, adopted by the ISI Council on 22 and 23 July 2010, is translated into Chinese. We thank Mr Du Weiqun, former Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of the NBS, for his kind assistance. Check the ISI website for this and other language versions. More>>

Published 19 August 2014

Member News August 2014

C.R. Rao was awarded Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) degree at the convocation of Indian Institute of Technology, Khanpur, held on 26 July 2014 with the citation: "for his contribution to the foundations of Modern Statistics through the introduction of concepts such as Cramer-Rao inequality, Rao-Blackwellization, Rao Distance, Rao Measure and for introducing the idea of Orthogonal Arrays for the industry to design high quality products". This is Rao's 38th of the Hon. Doctorate Degrees received from universities in 19 countries spanning six continents.

Published 19 August 2014

Bernoulli Society News August 2014

Bernoulli Society awards Doeblin Prize to Grégory Miermont More>>

Published 19 August 2014

IAOS News August 2014

  • 2015 IAOS Young Statisticians Prize - Competition now open. The International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) is pleased to announce that the competition for the 2015 Young Statisticians Prize is now open. The annual competition is for the best paper in the field of official statistics written by a young statistician. In addition to the monetary prizes, the first place winner will receive travel funds to present the paper at one of the sessions at the 60th World Statistics Congress of the ISI in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26-31, 2015. Entries close on 15 December 2014. More>>
  • Call for papers to New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS) 2015. The NTTS 2015 conference will take place from 10 to 12 March 2015 in Brussels. New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS) is an international biennial scientific conference series on new techniques and methods for official statistics, and the impact of new technologies on statistical collection, production and dissemination systems. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 27 October 2014. More>>
  • Still time to register for IAOS 14 - Da Nang, Vietnam, 10 - 12 October.For more information see IAOS Registration.

Published 19 August 2014

IASC News August 2014

  • The IASC-ERS summer school on Compositional Data took place at the University of Girona. 23 Participants from different countries attended this successful event that also hosted two invited talks. More>>
  • Seven IASC members were granted ISI Elected member status in the in the June 2014 election round. More>>

Published 19 August 2014

IASE News August 2014

  • The International Statistical Literacy Competition 2014-2015. ISLP is pleased to announce the International Poster Competition for 2014-2015. The competition invites school students from around the world to conduct a small scale research and to design a statistical poster about it. More>>
  • Brief Report on ICOTS 9 and announcement of ICOTS 10 More>>
  • Call for Webinar Ideas More>>
  • Expression of Interest Deadline for SRTL-9 More>>

Published 19 August 2014

ISBIS News August 2014

  • ISBIS Conference Held at Durham More>>
  • ISBIS sponsored/related conferences around the world More>>
  • ISBIS Member News More>>
  • 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 19 August 2014

TIES News August 2014

  • Call for Nominations: Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Researcher Award 2014 More>>
  • TIES2014, the annual conference of the International Environmetrics Society, will be held in Guangzhou, China, from 15-18 December 2014, joint with the annual conference of the Chinese Society of Environment and Resources Statistics. More>>

Published 19 August 2014


ISI President and Director's Message July 2014

This month's message includes the Executive Committee and Scientific Programme Committee's meetings in Rio de Janeiro; information about the first ISI Regional Statistics Conference that will take place in Kuala Lumpur; and the upcoming EC and Council meetings in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More>>

Published 17 July 2014

ISI Membership Elections 2014

Second Round Results: Names and Nationalities of 20 Newly Elected Members. More>>

Published 24 July 2014

In Memoriam

Published 16 July 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • Special Announcement: Statistics and Science: A Report of the London Workshop on the Future of the Statistical Sciences is the product of a high-level meeting in London last November attended by 100 prominent statisticians from around the world. This invitation-only summit was the capstone event of the International Year of Statistics, a year-long celebration during 2013 that drew as participants more than 2,300 organizations from 128 countries. More>>
  • July 14th Newsletter: Read about the latest news from The World of Statistics. More>>
  • June 23rd Newsletter: The Latin American Congress of Statistical Societies 2014 Coming Up in October, the SAS on-demand webcast video series called “Analytically Speaking” with eminent speakers and much more.
  • Portuguese stamps designed for the 2013 International Year of Statistics win an award. More>>
  • Past newsletters can be viewed here. More>>

Published 16 July 2014

Bernoulli Society News July 2014

  • New Publications Committee Chair: The present Bernoulli Society Publications Committee (PubCom) Chair Professor Eulalia Vares has to step down early, because she is to become Chief Editor of Annals of Probability at the start of 2015 - a very high honour. Her successor from (1st October 2014) will be Professor Thomas Mikosch. The business of Bernoulli PubCom is extensive, and key to the operations of Bernoulli Society; we are very grateful to both for their willing and able service.
  • Two new sponsored meetings: Bernoulli Society has agreed to sponsor two scientific meetings, namely the UK Probability Meeting 2014, Imperial College, London, UK, September 15-19, 2014, and the International conference on extreme value analysis (EVA) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, June 15-19, 2015.

Published 8 July 2014

IAOS News July 2014

  • IAOS 14 - Da Nang, Vietnam 10-12 October. The conference programme is available here. A total of 8 plenary sessions and 20 parallel sessions, all rich in contents, will take place over three days. For more information on registration see IAOS Registration.
  • Statistical Journal of the IAOS (SJIAOS) - June 2014: The latest issue is now available and open to all. The issue includes an interview with Lars Thygesen from Denmark on the early days of the still growing modern Census movement. Other articles this quarter focus on data access.

Published 15 July 2014

IASC News July 2014

Published 15 July 2014

Caribbean Association of Caribbean Statisticians (CAPS)

Professional statisticians’ body establishes a Board of Directors. More>>

Published 15 July 2014

International Women in Maths

The new WiM site will be launched at the International Congress of Women Mathematicians on August 12th just prior to the International Congress of Mathematicians. More>>

Published 30 July 2014


ISI Regional Statistics Conference: Statistical Science for a Better Tomorrow

The ISI Regional Statistics Conference with the theme “Statistical Science for a Better Tomorrow” will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 16-19 November 2014. In view of the strong interest and continuous enquiries being received by the Organising Committee from potential contributors and participants, deadlines for Call for Proposals and Papers for the conference have been extended. Invited Session Proposals are now due 30 June 2014; Contributed Papers should be submitted by 15 July 2014. More>>

Published 16 June 2014

60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Invited Paper Session (IPS) proposals for the Congress are announced! More>>
  • Call for Special Topic Session Proposals: Submit your proposals by 30th June 2014! More>>

Published 18 June 2014

ISI Journal STAT

Call for Nominations for Editor-in-Chief: The International Statistical Institute invites nominations for Editor-in-Chief of the journal STAT. More>>

Published 5 June 2014

In Memoriam

Published 19 June 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • June 3rd Newsletter: Read about the latest news from The World of Statistics. More>>

Published 3 June 2014

Bernoulli Society appoints Doob and Schramm Lecturers for 2016

The Doob and Schramm lecturers for 2016, who will present their lectures at the IMS/Bernoulli World Congress of Probability and Statistics (Toronto, July 11-15, 2016), have now been appointed jointly by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the Bernoulli Society. They are: Schramm Lecturer: Ofer Zeitouni, Doob Lecturer: Scott Sheffield. For further details about these lectures, see our website.

Published 12 June 2014

IAOS News June 2014

  • IAOS 2014 - Da Nang, Vietnam 10-12 October. Early Bird Registration closes on 30 June. For more information on registration see IAOS Registration.
  • The 2014 Young Statistician Prizes have been announced. The winner of the 2014 Prize is Laura O’Sullivan (New Zealand). More>>
  • The latest issue of the Statistical Journal of the IAOS (SJIAOS) is now available and is open to all. This issue includes an interview with Lars Thygesen - who started the modern census movement in the 1970's. Other articles this quarter focus on data access.
  • ISI World Statistics Congress - Special Topic Sessions - deadline for proposals has been extended to 30 June 2014. Please see the detailed call for proposals here.

Published 17 June 2014

IASC News June 2014

  • The Asian Regional Section of IASC co-organizes the International Conference for Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Mathematics to be held in Malaysia in November 2014. More>>
  • Remember that you can join IASC on LinkedIn. More>>
  • If you are a young statistician, you can also join our Young Statisticians Group. More>>

Published 12 June 2014

IASE News June 2014

The Ninth International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy (SRTL-9) will be held from 26 July to 1 August 2015. More>>

Published 12 June 2014

ISBIS News June 2014

  • ISBIS Official Journal ASMBI Special Issue for Remembering George Box, ISBIS Sponsored Conferences around the World and Members News. More>>
  • ISBIS News, the newsletter of the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics, recently published its latest issue, available in the Society's website. More>>

Published 12 June 2014

ISLP News June 2014

  • International Statistical Literacy Project Newsletter: ISLP Poster Competition and Facebook; ISLP Open Meeting on 17th July at the ICOTS9 Conference. More>>
  • International Statistical Literacy Project Poster Competition: Registration for the International Poster Competition 2014-2015 has started. The competition invites school students from around the world to design a statistical poster. More>>

Published 3 June 2014

33rd IARIW General Conference

We have the pleasure to invite you to the 33rd General Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW). This conference will take place at conference venue ‘De Doelen’ in Rotterdam from 24 to 30 August 2014. Statistics Netherlands is proud to host this conference together with IARIW. More>>

Published 16 June 2014


International Statistical Review

The April 2014 issue is now available. More>>

Published 8 May 2014

Significance

  • Read the April 2014 issue. More>>
  • ISI members can subscribe to Significance magazine at special reduced rates. More>>

Published 8 May 2014

News from The World of Statistics

May 5th Newsletter: Read about the growth of statistics capacity-building in Africa; The Women in Statistics Conference happening in Raleigh, North Carolina, in May; COPSS commissions a new statistics book; Participate in the Young Statisticians Writing Competition and get published in Significance; and more news.

Published 12 May 2014

Russian Statistical Association Established

The RSA was established in Moscow on 2nd April 2014. The ISI Director, as well as a few ISI elected members, attended the event. More>>

Published 13 May 2014

TIES News May 2014

  • TIES2014: Call for Proposals for the 24th Annual TIES Conference, to be held in Guangzhou, China, from December 15-18, 2014, is now open. More>>
  • TIES President Dr. Bronwyn Harch has joined the Queensland University of Technology. More>>

Published 13 May 2014

Bernoulli Society News May 2014

The Bernoulli Society’s Publications Committee welcomes new members. More>>

Published 13 May 2014

IASC News May 2014

Published 12 May 2014

IAOS News May 2014

  • IAOS 2014 Conference: Early Bird Registration is till end June. More>>
  • Statistical Journal of IAOS (SJIAOS): Now Includes One Open Access Article per Issue. More>>
  • International Co-operation in Official Statistics: A Video Update from Statistics Canada. More>>
  • Young Statistician's Prize 2014 More>>
  • IAOS 2016 Conference Update More>>

Published 8 May 2014

ISBIS News May 2014

  • ISBIS 2014 and Statistical Learning and Data Mining on Data Mining in Business and Industry will be held af Duke University from June 9-11, 2014. More>>
  • Bovas Abraham receives the Shewhart Medal. More>>
  • William Q. Meeker will give the ISBIS Gosset Lecture at the ISI WSC in 2015. More>>

Published 8 May 2014


ISI Regional Statistics Conference: Statistical Science for a Better Tomorrow

The ISI Regional Statistics Conference with the theme “Statistical Science for a Better Tomorrow” will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 16-19 November 2014. Invited Session Proposals are due 31st May 2014; Contributed Papers should be submitted by 15th June 2014. More>>

Published 1 April 2014

60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Call for Short Course Proposals: Submit your proposals by 15 May 2014! More>>

Published 1 April 2014

ISI Officers' Elections: Election of Executive Committee and Council Members for 2015-2017/2019

The election of the ISI Officers for the positions of President-Elect, Vice-Presidents, and Council members will be conducted in August 2014. The ISI Nominations Committee, chaired by Jef Teugels, has submitted its report and slate of candidates. More>>

Published 7 April 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • April 11th Newsletter: Watch Statistics Canada’s Official Statistics Awareness video; Read about the many events happening around the world and how to submit your event. More>>
  • March 24th Newsletter: Focus on Statistics Research – Read the article Pull and Push Factors of Migration: A Case Study in the Urban Area of Monywa Township, Myanmar; The World of Statistics events from various countries and organisations, as well as the logo to add to your website! More>>

Published 14 April 2014

Member News April 2014

  • Professor Jayanta Kumar Ghosh, former President of ISI, was recently awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. More>>
  • C.R. Rao Gallery opened in India in December. More>>

Published 14 April 2014

Deceased Members and Obituaries

  • Professor Rupert Jackson Harewood More>>
  • Obituary for Professor Vic D. Barnett More>>

Published 14 April 2014

IASE News April 2014

  • Online eCOTS Conference, 19-23 May 2014 More>>
  • ICME-13 Topic Study Groups Announced More>>

Published 14 April 2014

IASC News April 2014

  • The IASC family sends condolences to the family of Professor Alfredo Rizzi, who passed away in March. More>>
  • The new Board of Directors of the European Regional Section for 2014-2018 is announced. More>>
  • New job positions are posted online. More>>
  • Reminder: Deadline for submissions for COMPSTAT 2014 ends May 1. More>>
  • Reminder: The 2014 IASC Data Analysis Competition is open. Deadline for submissions is May 15. More>>

Published 14 April 2014

Bernoulli Society News April 2014

  • StatProb to Join Encyclopeadia of Mathematics More>>
  • ISI World Bank Grants for CLAPEM XIII: Application Deadline May 15, 2014. More>>

Published 14 April 2014

IAOS News April 2014

Statistical Journal of IAOS (SJIAOS) now includes one open access article per issue. More>>

Published 9 April 2014

Second International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts

Call for Invited Papers for the Conference that will take place in July 2016 in Chicago, USA. More>>

Published 24 April 2014


ISI Activities during the UNSC in New York

Report of the ISI event Developing a partnership between the Statistical Agencies and the ISI: A discussion and more ISI activities at the occasion of the 45th session of the UN Statistical Commission. More>>

Published 18 March 2014

Watch the Videos of University of Tampere’s 1987 and 1990 Conferences in Statistics

The University of Tampere, Finland, hosted two conferences in Statistics (and related matrix theory) in 1987 and 1990. The videos of these conferences are now available on the University's YouTube channel. More>>

Published 24 March 2014

Wiley launches Anywhere Article for International Statistical Review

Wiley, publisher of International Statistical Review, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Enhanced HTML Article, the Anywhere Article. More>>

Published 19 March 2014

News from The World of Statistics

March 5th Newsletter: Science Careers Spotlights Statistics Jobs; Women in Statistics Conference Coming in May; Young Statisticians Writing Competition; Publish Soon, Publish Often with Help from the Library of Alexandria; The World of Statistics Needs Your Help; and more news>>

Published 6 March 2014

ISI Membership Elections 2014

First Round Results: Names and Nationalities of 13 Newly Elected Members. More>>

Published 13 March 2014

Member News March 2014

Prof. Peter Hall becomes Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Cantabria, Spain. More>>

Published 27 February 2014

50 Years after the 1963 World Statistics Congress in Ottawa

Éric Rancourt highlights the 34th ISI Session (now known as World Statistics Congress) in Ottawa, an international event that greatly impacted the field of statistics in Canada. 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ottawa WSC and the relationship between Statistics Canada and the ISI continues to this day. More>>

Published 4 March 2014

IAOS News March 2014

  • IAOS 2014 Conference on Official Statistics - Meeting the demands of a changing world, 8-10 October 2014 Da Nang, Viet Nam. The response from ISI and IAOS members for contributed papers has been excellent, indicating another great conference. The provisional program will be published on the conference website in April. Conference registration opens in April. More>>
  • There has also been strong interest in the 2014 Young Statisticians Competition. The winner of the 2014 Competition will attend the IAOS 2014 Conference in Viet Nam. More>>

Published 11 March 2014

IASC News March 2014

Published 11 March 2014

Bernoulli Society News March 2014

Bernoulli Society Representative joins The World of Statistics Steering Committee. More>>

Published 11 March 2014

IASE News March 2014

Early Bird Registration for ICOTS9 is open until 31 March 2014. More>>

Published 11 March 2014

7th International Conference of the ERCIM Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics

The 7th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics (ERCIM 2014) will take place at the University of Pisa, Italy, 6-8 December 2014, and is co-sponsored by the ISI. More >>

Published 13 March 2014


ISI President's Message February 2014

Read about the history of the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics and its path to endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly on January 29, 2014. More>>

Published 18 February 2014

ISI Event at the UN Statistical Commission in New York

The ISI is organising the side event ‘Developing a partnership between the Statistical Agencies and the ISI: A discussion’ on Monday 3 March at the occasion of the 45th session of the UN Statistical Commission. More>>

Published 5 February 2014

The United Nations General Assembly Endorses the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics

On 29th January 2014, the UN General Assembly endorsed the draft resolution A/68/L.36 entitled Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics as they had been originally adopted by the Statistical Commission 20 years ago in April 1994. Endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly marks the first time the Fundamental Principles have received such high recognition at the global political level.
ISI congratulates all who have contributed to this result.

Published 3 February 2014

Proceedings of the 59th ISI WSC in Hong Kong

The Proceedings are now available. More>>

Published 17 February 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • Feb. 10th Newsletter: Visit the new website and download the logo/banner for your website; follow us on twitter @astatworld; write a blog or submit events/announcements for the website; learn more about the International Prize in Statistics, an annual “Nobel-like” prize in statistical science being developed by the International Prize in Statistics Foundation; and much more!
  • Visit the new website of the The World of Statistics! The first newsletter is also available and includes more detailed information as well as the new logos and banners that you can download. More>>

Published 17 February 2014

Member News February 2014

Mrs. Ola Awad, ISI elected member and IAOS President-Elect, received an honorary doctorate from Al-Hayat Al-Jadidah Open Electronic University. Mrs. Awad also received the VIP status certificate of 2013 for her distinctive role in leadership and creativity in Palestine.

Published 30 January 2014

ISI Membership Elections 2014

For those who wish to apply or nominate a colleague for ISI Elected membership, the 2nd round application period runs until April 10th. Check out the criteria and application procedure here

Published 10 February 2014

Deceased Members and Obituaries

  • Professor Donald A. Preece More>>
  • Professor David Sprott’s Obituary More>>

Published 10 February 2014

IAOS News February 2014

Short update from the IAOS on the UN General Assembly’s endorsement of the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics; IAOS President-Elect Mrs. Ola Awad received an honorary doctorate; and the closing date for submitting your abstracts for the 2014 IAOS Conference is 28th February! More>>

Published 13 February 2014

IASC News February 2014

Published 11 February 2014

ISBIS News February 2014

  • ISBIS 2014 Conference on Data Mining in Business and Industry will take place from 9-11 June at Duke University. Registration is now open! Read about the keynote speakers and invited sessions on the conference website. Poster submission deadline is March 1. More>>
  • National Conference on Excellence in Quality, Statistical Quality Control and Customer Satisfaction at Turin University, Italy, 18-19 September 2014: Call for Contributed Papers, Main Topics and Deadlines More>>

Published 11 February 2014

IASE News February 2014

  • Developing Country Presenter Support for ICOTS9: IASE and ISI are providing limited funds to support people from developing countries who are presenting a paper or a poster at the upcoming ICOTS9 conference, to be held July 13-18, 2014, in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. Apply by 28 February. More>>
  • The registration and booking website for ICOTS9 (9th International Conference on Teaching Statistics) is now open. More>>

Published 11 February 2014

ISLP News February 2014

International Statistical Literacy Project publishes its first newsletter of the year: Meet the new ISLP Executive team and read about the various statistical literacy competitions happening around the world. More>>

Published 30 January 2014


ISI President's Message January 2014

The President writes about the ISI’s financial status and efforts to increase individual, corporate and institutional memberships. More>>

Published 21 January 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • “Statistics in Action: A Canadian Outlook”: A book of expository articles commissioned by the Statistical Society of Canada in celebration of the 2013 International Year of Statistics. More>>
  • Past newsletters can be viewed here. More>>

Published 10 January 2014

ISI Regional Statistics Conference: Statistical Science for a Better Tomorrow

The ISI and its South East Asia Regional Network invite you to participate in this conference planned for 16-19 November 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. More>>

Published 16 January 2014

Significance

  • Read the December 2013 issue. More>>
  • ISI members can subscribe to Significance magazine at special reduced rates. More>>
  • Give the Gift of Significance to friends and family More>>

Published 9 January 2014

ISI Membership Elections 2013

Fourth Round Results: Names and Nationalities of 23 Newly Elected Members. More>>

Published 20 January 2014

Sad News from the ISI Permanent Office

Our loyal colleague Hans Lucas passed away on January 17. More>>

Published 21 January 2014

Deceased Members and Obituaries

Professor Emeritus Dennis Victor Lindley More>>

Published 20 January 2014

IASC News January 2014

  • 1st Call for Papers for COMPSTAT 2014. The conference will be held at the International Conference Center Geneva (Switzerland), 19-22 August 2014. More>>
  • IASC is pleased to announce the formation of The Young Statisticians Group devoted to provide a networking forum for students, post-docs, young researchers and professionals dealing with all fields of statistical computing. More>>
  • The 2014 data analysis competition launched. This year the competition will be chaired by Professor Chul Eung Kim from Yonsei University. More>>
  • IASC will sponsor the Summer School on Compositional Data Analysis (CoDA) in Girona (Spain)7-11 July 2014. More>>
  • IASC sponsors the 2nd European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA 2014) that will take place from July 2nd to July 4th 2014 in Bremen (Germany). More>>
  • Call for papers for CSDA special issues. The journal Computational Statistics and Data Analysis invites submissions for five special issues on the following topics: Survival Analysis, Mixture Models, Bayesian Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, and Data Mining and Robust Statistics. More>>

Published 16 January 2014

Bernoulli Society News January 2014

Find out more about the second International Conference of the International Society for NonParametric Statistics, to take place in Cádiz, Spain, June 12-16, 2014. More>>
Published 13 January 2014

IAOS News January 2014

  • IAOS 2014 Conference – Reminder of key dates. Abstracts for contributed papers, which fall within the conference themes, are invited by 28 February 2014. More>>
  • The 2014 Young Statisticians Prize of IAOS is open for applications. The deadline for submission of the papers is February 3, 2014. More>>

Published 9 January 2013

C.R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize for 2013 and 2015

The 2013 Rao Prize was awarded to Professor Emeritus Herman Chernoff. Read about the prize winner and conference held in October. Nominations for the 2015 edition of the prize are welcome before July 1, 2014. More>>

Published 16 January 2014

IISA Young Researcher Award and Student Paper Competition

The International Indian Statistical Association (IISA) is seeking nominations for two young researcher awards for 2014. The awards will honor one outstanding researcher in theory and one in applications. More>>

Published 6 January 2014


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