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Election of ISI Executive Committee and Council Members

The election of ISI Officers for the positions of President-Elect, Vice-Presidents, and Council members will be conducted in August –September 2018. The ISI Nominations Committee chaired by Vijay Nair has submitted its report and slate of candidates. More>>


ISI 2019 - 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress, Malaysia, 18-23 August 2019

Special Topic Sessions: Submission of proposals for Special Topic Sessions (STS) is open from 15 April to 15 August 2018. Proposals can be submitted by individual members of the ISI and Associations, ISI committees and special interest groups, or external institutions and organisations. More>>


Andreas Georgiou’s Acquittal Annulled for the Second Time!

On 16 May 2018, the Greek Supreme Court annulled Andreas Georgiou’s acquittal by the Appeals Court Council for the alleged felony crime of inflating the 2009 fiscal deficit figures. This is the second time the Supreme Court has annulled an acquittal decision of the Appeals Court Council, which is unprecedented in the view of many legal experts. The International Statistical Institute calls upon the Greek State to stop this injustice. More>>


ISI’s Updated Privacy Policy

In order to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018, the ISI and Associations Privacy Policy has been reviewed and updated. The new version of the Privacy Policy, including the Policy for the protection of data of the ISI and Associations members, can be found here.


Campaign in Support of the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics (PRIS)

The American Statistical Association has initiated a sign-on campaign in support of the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics (PRIS) facing the threat of government reorganization that would weaken PRIS independence. The ISI and many other scientific organizations and professional societies signed the letter addressed to to Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello. See the press release


ISI Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)

The Memorandum of Understanding for collaboration between ISBA and ISI is effective as of 1 May 2018. More>>


Crowdfunding Campaign for Andreas Georgiou Extended

A crowdfunding platform on behalf of Andreas Georgiou’s extensive legal fees in fighting unjust charges has been initiated by Patrick Armstrong and Maximilian Reisch of the Friends of Greece. The ISI is promoting this campaign and calls on your support. The campaign has been extended until 1 June 2018. More>>


2018 Joint Statistical Meetings and ISI Participation

The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) are one of the largest statistical events in the world. Held each year, JSM attracts more than 6,000 attendees from 52 countries. This year’s JSM will be held in Vancouver, Canada, from 29 July through 2 August. More>>



The most recent headlines for Associations 


GUS-SCORUS Conference - registration open until 23 May 2018

The 2018 SCORUS-GUS Conference, jointly organized by Statistics Poland (GUS), the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) Standing Committee of Regional and Urban Statistics (SCORUS) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has identified the following three themes for the Conference: “New Scale – New Needs – New Statistics”. Conference registration will stay open until 23 May 2018. More>>


ISI–World Bank Fund Support for Attending the IAOS-OECD 2018 Conference

Aiming to expand statistical capacity building in developing countries, the ISI and the World Bank have granted funds to the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) to support participants from developing countries to attend the IAOS-OECD 2018 Conference “Better Statistics for Better Lives”.  More>>


IAOS - OECD 2018 Conference – 19 - 21 September 2018, Paris

Early Bird registration still possible until 29 June 2018. Participants are advised to book their accommodation as soon as possible. More>>


International Statistical Poster Competition

The International Statistical Poster Competition is on-going, and will continue until March 2019. Students around the world are invited to tell a story with statistical methods, and present their research process and results in a poster. For more information see the ISLP website.


10th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS10)

Registration for ICOTS10, to be held from 8 to 13 July in Kyoto, Japan, will stay open until 31 May 2018. More>>


The 28th Annual Conference of the International Environmetrics Society (TIES 2018)

TIES 2018 will take place on 16-21 July 2018 in Guanajuato, Mexico. More>>  


The Conference of Data Science, Statistics & Visualisation (DSSV 2018)

DSSV 2018 will take place on 9-11 July 2018 in TU Wien, Austria. More>>


SAE 2018

Small Area Estimation and Other Topics of Current Interest in Surveys, Official Statistics, and General Statistics: A Celebration of Professor Danny Pfeffermann's 75th Birthday, 16-18 June 2018, Shanghai. More>>

Events & Meetings

Upcoming significant meetings and events


62nd ISI 2019 World Statistics Congress Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ISNPS2018 Where: Salerno, Italy

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