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European Statistics Day

On 20 October 2017, the statistical community is celebrating the European Statistics Day for the second time. This year’s celebration is themed around the Value of Official Statistics as a Public Good. Watch ISI President’s video address on this special occasion.

Published 19 October 2017

Malaysian National Statistics Day

The Government of Malaysia, the host country of the ISI WSC 2019, has declared 20 October as the National Statistics Day (MyStats Day). The celebration is an initiative to create awareness of importance of statistics among Malaysians. ISI President extends her greetings to Malaysia on this important initiative.

Published 19 October 2017

President’s Message October 2017

Statistics + Data Science: some comments on collaboration, skills combinations and communication in context. More>>

Published 10 October 2017

ISI 2019: 62nd ISI WSC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Unlike in the previous years, the official call for proposals for the Invited papers Session (IPS) will start in December 2017. We hope that this will help reduce the number of later changes in setting up the programme. More information about ISI 2019 will follow later. Y.L. Grize, Chairman of the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC).

Published 10 October 2017

The UN World Data Forum 2018: Call for Sessions

The UN World Data Forum 2018 will bring together data leaders from diverse stakeholder groups, including national and international statistical systems, academia, business community and civil society, to exchange ideas, showcase innovations, identify solutions, discuss future strategies, and provide mutual learning opportunities on a wide variety of topics organized across six thematic areas of the Forum. More>>

Published 7 November 2017

Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2018 International Biometrics Conference

The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Biometric Society (IBS) are jointly sponsoring an initiative to fund two young statisticians to participate in the 2018 International Biometrics Conference (IBC) being held in Barcelona on 8-13 July 2018. More>>

Published 11 October 2017

Prof. Jayanta Gosh, former President of ISI, passed away

We are sad to learn about the decease of Professor Jayanta K. Ghosh, former President of the International Statistical Institute, emeritus professor of statistics at Purdue University and former Director of the Indian Statistical Institute. Professor Ghosh passed away on September 30 at the age of eighty.
More about Prof. Ghosh  in the biography of Professor Ghosh written by one of his colleagues, Professor Dasgupta. More>>

Published 2 October 2017


Episode 41 of Stats+Stories, "Stats of Cool Cats: Emotions, Mood Management and Cat Videos" is now available. The episode features a conversation with Dr Jessica G. Myrick, whose research focuses on the role of emotions in shaping our responses to various types of media messages. To listen now, please visit www.statsandstories.net orApple Podcasts.

Published 23 October 2017

The Statistics Education Research Journal: Call for Papers

The Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ), a journal of the International Association for Statistical Education (IASE), announces a special issue on the topic of building connections and future generations of statisticians, currently planned for May 2019. More>>

Published 10 October 2017

IAOS News October 2017

  • IAOS - OECD 2018 Conference – 19-21 September, 2018
  • Young Scholars for Better Statistics Award – closes 30 March 2018
  • 2018 Young Statistician Competition – closes 31 December 2017
  • Volunteers sought to help our colleagues in the Caribbean
  • SJIAOS September 2017 issue is now available
  • Other upcoming conferences
  • European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics

Published 11 October 2017

IASC News October 2017

  • 2017 IASC-ARS Conference
  • 3rd Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing (LACSC)
  • COMPSTAT 2018
  • Young Statisticians Group (YSG) IASC Session
  • Joint Summer School on Clustering, Data Analysis and Visualization of Complex Data

Published 10 October 2017

IASE News October 2017

  • Data to Insight MOOC
  • Online Feature: What's Going on in this Graph?

Published 10 October 2017

IASS News October 2017

  • IASS on Twitter @iass_isi
  • IASS Executive Committee 2017-2019
  • Information on IASS sponsored conferences in 2017
  • Upcoming conferences on survey statistics and related areas
  • Upcoming courses on survey statistics

Published 11 October 2017

ISBIS News October 2017

  • ASMBI Call for Papers: Special Issue on Games and Decisions in Risk and Reliability
  • Upcoming ISBIS Co-Sponsored Conferences and Workshops

Published 11 October 2017

Report on the 2017 Rao Prize Conference

The 2017 Rao Prize Conference was held in May 2017 and honoured three outstanding prize recipients: Donald B. Rubin, Paul R. Rosenbaum and Satish Iyenga. More>>

Published 5 October 2017