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President’s Message – September 2018

The breadth of statistical interests involved with ISI and its Associations often takes people by surprise – both inside and outside the ISI family. Interests within the ISI, its Associations and its Special Interest Groups range from the most theoretical to the most applied, and over a wide diversity of disciplines and workplaces. More>>

Published 17 September 2018


Commendation of Andreas Georgiou

On 18 September 2018, during a Special Meeting on National Statistical Offices’ Professional Independence: Threats and Responses immediately prior to the XVI  IAOS Conference in Paris, a special Commendation was awarded to Andreas Georgiou, former and inaugural President of ELSTAT (the Greek Statistical Authority). More>>

Published 18 September 2018


ISI 2019 - 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress, Malaysia

  • Invited Papers Sessions (IPS): Submit your IPS abstract before 1 November 2018
  • List of approved Invited Paper Sessions now available
  • Contributed Papers Sessions (CPS): Submit your CPS paper before 31 January 2019

Published 17 September 2018


2019 ISI Jan Tinbergen Awards for Young Statisticians

ISI invites submission of papers for the 2019 Jan Tinbergen competition. The awards will be presented at the 62nd ISI WSC in Kuala Lumpur, and the winners will present their papers in the special Tinbergen session at the WSC. The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2018. More>>

Published 16 August 2018


Announcing New ISI/Esri Student Competition

We are pleased to announce the ISI-Esri Student Poster Competition 2018/19, with final judging to take place during the ISI WSC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. More>>

Published 10 September 2018


Election of ISI Executive Committee and Council Members for 2019-2021/2023

The election of ISI Officers for the positions of President-Elect, Vice-Presidents, and Council members will be held from 3 September to 30 October 2018. Check out the profiles of the candidates standing for election to learn about their background and achievement goals if elected. More>>

Published 14 August 2018


ISI and ICSA Cooperation

ISI members are invited to contribute to the conferences of the International Chinese Statistical Association, ICSA. More>>

Published 14 September 2018


Global Data Crunch Looms: Not Enough People to Handle It

Big data is exploding so rapidly around the world, there are not enough skilled operators to handle and interpret it. The demand for expert data professionals is outstripping supply many times over, an international group of scholars and educators warned today. More>>

Published 27 August 2018


New! International Statistical Review Volume 86, Issue 2

The latest issue of the International Statistical Review is now available on Wiley Online Library.

Published 13 September 2018


Member News

ISI Elected member Richard A. Lockhart, Simon Fraser University, was elected to the Royal Society of Canada on 12 September 2018.

Published 14 September 2018


In Memoriam

  • Professor Dr. Stevan Hadzivukovic
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Published 27 August 2018



The newest episode of Stats+Stories, "Explaining Bayes Better", is now available and features a conversation with Kerrie Mengersen, Distinguished Professor at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and past-President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). Her research spans Bayesian statistics, computational statistics, environmental, genetic and health statistics. To listen now, please visit Stats and Stories.

Published 17 September 2018


Bernoulli Society News September 2018

Bernoulli Society invites nominations for the 2019 edition of the Ethel Newbold Prize. More>>

Published 16 September 2018


IAOS News September 2018

  • SJIAOS – September 2018 issue now available
  • NTTS19 – Abstract submission closes 15 October 2018

Published 17 September 2018


IASC News September 2018

  • 23rd International Conference on Computational Statistics (COMPSTAT 2018), 28-31 August 2018, Iasi, Romania
  • IASC-ARS 25th Anniversary Conference & CASC 2nd Annual Conference, 9-11 November 2018, Beijing, China
  • LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science, 15-17 November 2018, Salvador, Brazil
  • IASC-ARS 2019, 2-5 December 2019, Hong Kong

Published 17 September 2018


IASE News September 2018

  • 2019 Mathematics Education for the Future Conference: Call for Papers
  • Electronic Undergraduate Statistics Research Conference: Call for Papers
  • Enrollment open for FREE Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations MOOC

Published 17 September 2018


IASS News September 2018

  • ISI WSC 2019: Paper submission for contributed paper sessions open
  • The Cochran-Hansen Prize 2019: Paper submission now open
  • The July 2018 issue of the IASS journal The Survey Statistician
  • Upcoming IASS supported conferences in 2018
  • Upcoming conferences on survey statistics and related areas
  • IASS Twitter Account

Published 17 September 2018


ISBIS News September 2018

  • Post-Conference Report on ISBIS 2018
  • William Sealy Gosset Lecture
  • Sponsoring a workshop for the first time in Africa
  • Educational videos on business and industrial statistics
  • Blog corner
  • ISBIS Newsletter

Published 17 September 2018


TIES News September 2018

The International Environmetrics Society (TIES) calls for nominations for the 2019 edition of the Abdel El-Shaarawi Early Investigator (AEEI) Award. More>>

Published 17 September 2018


ISLP News September 2018

  • International Statistical Poster Competition
  • The Best Cooperative Project Award

Published 6 September 2018


9th Biennial IFC Conference "Are post-crisis statistical initiatives completed?": Post-conference report

On 30-31 August the Irving Fisher Committee for Central Bank Statistics held its 9th biennial conference titled “Are post-crisis statistical initiatives completed?” The event was attended by about 150 participants and almost 50 papers were presented on various topics. More>>

Published 17 September 2018


News from the Inter-American Statistical Institute (IASI)

Read about the latest news from the IASI in the September 2018 newsletter

Published 13 September 2018


Hawassa Math & Stat Conference

After more than a decade of international cooperation between the University of Hawassa in Ethiopia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of Oslo, and at the occasion of the conclusion of the NORAD (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) funded joint programme in training and education in mathematical and statistical modelling, Hawassa Math & Stat Conference will take place on 11-15 February 2019. More>>

Published 10 September 2018


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