2013 IASE/IAOS Satellite Meeting

 

Registration Update

The IASE joint Satellite Meeting with IAOS in Macao, "Statistics Education for Progress", to be held from 21-24 August before the World Statistics Congress in Hong Kong, has updated information on registration and accommodation on the conference website: http://www.conkerstatistics.co.uk/iase2013/

 

The Statistics and Census Service of Macao, China, is providing incredible sponsorship by funding the Conference venue at Macao Tower; funding equipment rental and manpower support; coffee break catering; lunches; welcome dinner on 21 August; conference dinner on 23 August; closing dinner on 24 August; a half-day local tour; printing of delegate name badges and backdrop/banners; production of conference bags and souvenirs for delegates; photography and video recording. Hopefully, the excellent generosity of Statistics Macao will make it easier for people to attend.

Additionally, there are limited funds available to support presenters from developing countries. Please contact John Harraway, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you believe you qualify.

 

Though the posted deadline for paper abstracts has passed, there are still a few gaps for presentations. See the conference website for more information on topics. Expressions of interest in presenting a paper should be directed to Brian Philipps at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by end of February. If you wish to present a paper on Official Statistics, please contact Sharleen Forbes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

First Announcement: IASE/IAOS Satellite Meeting to 2013 World Statistics Congress

The International Association for Statistical Education (IASE) is pleased to announce that the 8th Satellite Meeting to the World Statistics Congress will be a joint meeting with the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS). It will be held in Macao, from Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August, 2013. Details of the meeting venue will soon be available on the meeting website (http://www.conkerstatistics.co.uk/iase2013/index.php).

A successful IASE satellite meeting has been held before every recent biennial World Statistics Congress. Next year we have the exciting prospect of meeting with IAOS, an Association with which we share many activities. The umbrella theme of the meeting is "Statistics Education for Progress". All submissions addressing the theme are welcome. The meeting will be conducted in English. General questions about the Satellite Meeting should be directed to Tae Rim Lee ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), meeting and programme chair.

 

On August 23rd, the meeting will bring together IASE and IAOS participants under a special theme "Statistics for education: Youth and official statistics". Below are the topics that will be discussed under the theme.

1. Official statistics resources for schools and tertiary education

2. Disseminating official statistics into the real world of youth

3. Training young statisticians

4. Educational uses of youth statistics

Participants who would like to present their research in the joint IASE/IAOS Satellite Meeting are requested, in the case of a presentation related to Official Statistics, to submit their abstract to Sharleen Forbes ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) and, in the case of a presentation in the area of Statistics Education, to Brian Phillips ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

The abstract should have the subject line "IASE/IAOS 2013 abstract <your surname>". It should be between 250-350 words. It must include the names and affiliations of all authors, and the contact information (including e-mail and fax) of the proposed presenter. Please indicate whether you want to be considered for an oral talk, poster presentation, or if either would be acceptable. An optional refereeing process for papers is offered. Abstracts will be accepted on the condition that at least one of the authors will give an oral or poster presentation at the meeting. The maximum length of a paper is 6 A4 pages, which includes the title, abstract, author's information, text, references, figures, and appendices. Detailed guidelines for the paper preparation and an author's checklist will be uploaded on the IASE, IAOS, and IASE Satellite Meeting websites shortly. Satellite Meeting proceedings will be published on the IASE website.

 

Important deadlines are as follows:

Abstract submission: 19th January 2013

Acceptance notification: 16th February 2013

Submission of papers to be refereed: 25th March 2013

Referee reports: 10th May 2013

Satellite Early Bird Registration closes: 31st May 2013

Late registration: 1st June to 29th July 2013

Final refereed papers: 14th June 2013

Last minute registration: 30th July to 22nd August 2013

Conference: 22nd to 24th August, 2013

Other papers, posters, presentations for the proceedings: 30th September 2013

 

2013 IASE/IAOS Satellite Meeting Program Committee

Tae Rim Lee (Chair, Korea National Open University) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sharleen Forbes (Victoria University of Wellington and Statistics New Zealand) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Brian Phillips (Swinburn University, Australia) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shigeru Kawasaki (Director-General, Statistics Bureau of Japan) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Michiko Watanabe (Keio University, Japan) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Will Probert (Australia and France) Representing Youth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hyun Sik Whang (Statistical Training Unit, Korean National Statistics Office)

Penny Bidgood (Royal Statistical Society) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Local Organizing Committee: Vanessa Kong (Director DSEC, Macao)

Professor Shing On Leung (University of Macao)

Webmaster Brad Payne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.