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ISI Nominations Committee


The objective of this Committee is to select a slate of candidates for the ISI Executive Committee and elected members of the ISI Council in accordance with Art. 4.1 of ISI By-laws. The Executive Committee appoints the chair and the members of the Nominations Committee. This Committee reports to the ISI President. 

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Operating Manual 

Current Composition (2019-2020)

Pedro Silva (Chair) Brazil IASS 
Belkacem Abdous Morocco IAOS
Reinaldo Arellano Valle  Chile  
Ayse Bilgin Australia  IASE
Sara van de Geer Switzerland BS
Asis Kumar Chattopadyay    India  TIES 
Mario Palma Rojo Mexico  
Roxy Peck USA IASE 
Eric Rancourt Canada IASS
Martina Vandebroek Belgium ISBIS
Yasuto Yoshizoe Japan  IASC 
Vijay Nair (Ex-officio, previous Chair)       USA     ISBIS
Ada van Krimpen (Ex-officio, ISI Director)      Netherlands   
Liliana Happel, ISI Permanent Office liaison      Netherlands  


Stat - An ISI Journal with a Difference

Stat, a joint venture between the ISI and Wiley-Blackwell, is an online only, rapid communication research journal, publishing articles in all facets of statistics and related interdisciplinary areas. Stat is a journal with a difference.

What makes Stat  different?

  • Speed: a high quality review process that aims to reach a decision within 20 days of submission.
  • Concision: a maximum article length of 10 pages of text, excluding Abstract, Key words, figures and tables.
  • Support: inclusion of electronic support materials including data, graphs, images, video and code
  • Scope: addresses all areas of statistics and interdisciplinary areas
  • Electronic Delivery: delivery of articles and innovative forms of supplementary materials, using technology to allow readers to access and connect with content in novel ways.

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You can sign up for Free E-Content Alerting, to see the papers as soon as they are published online (click on 'Get New Content Alerts' on the journal homepage).


Stat is available through a paid subscription. Elected members get a complimentary personal subscription to Stat as one of their membership benefits. 

Stat Journal

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You may join an ISI Association by just registering as a member and paying an annual fee. For more details about available types of membership, annual fees and membership forms please visit this page or the website of the relevant Association.

Elected members of the ISI may join one of the Associations for free.

ISI Membership Elections Committee


This Committee is charged with the duty of examining all nominations for elected ISI membership duly prepared in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1.3 of the ISI By-Laws. The Membership Elections Committee is appointed before the end of March every second year by the Executive Committee and shall be composed of at least seven elected members, two of whom shall be elected Council members.


Terms of Reference 


Current Composition



Association Affiliation

Ola Awad Palestine                   IAOS


Silvia Lopes Brazil BS, IASC
Rasheed Kola Ojikutu Nigeria IASE, ISBIS
Martina Vandebroeck Belgium ISBIS
Cathy Chen Taiwan IASC
Christine Bycroft New Zealand IAOS, IASS
Risto Lehtonen Finland IASS
Sylvia Richardson United Kingdom BS
Shyamal Peddada  US  BS 
Liaison with EC/PO: The chair liaises with the ISI President

ISI General Assembly


The ISI General Assembly is made up of the ISI members and meets during the ISI World Statistics Congresses. Proposals from the ISI Executive Committee and Council are presented to the membership during the ISI General Assembly and subsequently the members may vote. The Report of the ISI Executive Committee to the General Assembly presents the activities and financial summaries of the previous two years and is provided at the meeting. The Executive Committees of the ISI Sections also have an opportunity to present to the ISI General Assembly. ISI members can present questions during the meeting.

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ISI 2017 App Available to Download!


Please download the ISI 2017 App from the App Store for iPhones and the Play Store for Android mobile phones.

The first-ever WSC app includes:

·         scientific programme including abstracts

·         side and special events schedule

·         biographies of the delegates

·         conference information

·         venue information and venue floor plans

·         messages & chats

·         sponsors & exhibitors

·         my agenda & notes for your personal use!


If you have any questions or comments about the app, please stop by the ISI office (room A004) or booth (number 1 in platinum area 1) during the Congress.  

To be announced.


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