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President’s Message - January 2020

Happy 2020! We closed 2019 with a celebration of the world of statistics at the WSC in Kuala Lumpur, and we launch 2020 with a view towards an exciting WSC 2021 in The Hague. More>>

Published 14 January 2020

Director’s Message - January 2020

2020 will be rich a year in terms of celebrating historic events. The year will be marked by ISI’s celebration of its 135th anniversary… More>>

Published 17 January 2020

Funding Opportunity: Joint ISI and IBS Initiative for the 2020 International Biometrics Conference

Young ISI members are invited to submit applications for the opportunity to participate as ISI Young Ambassadors in the 30th International Biometrics Conference (IBC 2020) to be held in Seoul, Korea from 5 - 10 July 2020. More>>

Published 14 January 2020

ISI turns 135 on 24 June 2020

Read the first of a series of articles dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the ISI, kindly written by Jean-Luis Bodin, former President of the ISI (1999-2001).

Published 17 January 2020

International Prize in Statistics Nominations to Open Soon

The International Prize in Statistics—one of the highest honors in statistics—is awarded every two years to an individual or team “for major achievements using statistics to advance science, technology, and human welfare.” More>>

Published 17 January 2020

ISI Statement about Persisting Legal Action against Andreas Georgiou, Former ELSTAT President

Why is he being prosecuted after eight years for following statistical principles? More>>

Published 17 January 2020

ISI/IFC High Level Meeting on Data Governance: Final Report

The ISI/IFC High Level Meeting on Data Governance was organized by the ISI in collaboration with the Irvin Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics (IFC), the African Union (AU), and the National Statistical Institute of Tunisia (INS). It was held in Tunis on 22 November 2019. The final report of the meeting is now available and can be accessed here.

Published 17 January 2020

The UN World Data Forum 2020: Submit your session proposal by 31 January 2020

The UN World Data Forum 2020 (UNWDF 2020) 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… More>>

Published 17 January 2020


Published 17 January 2020

BS News January 2020

  • Bernoulli Prize for an Outstanding Survey Article
  • New Bernoulli Society Treasurer
  • 23rd Conference of the Romanian Society of Probability and Statistics
  • Rényi 100 Conference

Published 16 January 2020

IAOS News January 2020

  • Zambia 2020 IAOS-ISI Conference “Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world”
  • IAOS Young Statistician Prize
  • Statistical Journal of the IAOS (SJIAOS)
  • 2020 UN World Data Forum – Call for Proposals
  • 63rd ISI WSC 2021

Published 16 January 2020

IASC News January 2020

  • Call for Papers: Journal of Data Science, Statistics, and Visualisation
  • IASC Supports the 2nd Conference on Statistics and Data Science
  • Final Reminder: Free Access to Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (CSDA) in print & online
  • Data Science, Statistics, and Visualization Conference, 29-31July 2020, North Carolina
  • News from the IASC Executive Committee

Published 16 January 2020

IASS News January 2020

  • Conferences on survey statistics and related areas in 2020
  • The Survey Research Methods Section (SRMS) of the ASA
  • IASS Twitter account

Published 17 January 2020

IFC 2020 Biennial Conference

On 27-28 August 2020 the Irving Fisher Committee for Central Bank Statistics will hold its Tenth Biennial Conference, titled “The future of finance: implications for central bank statistics” at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel, Switzerland. The programme will cover issues such as the impact of innovation and fintech on the measurement and classification of new types of financial intermediation, financial inclusion and literacy issues. In addition, the conference will look at various data management issues faced by central banks, taking note of their dual role as compilers of financial statistics as well as users of this information. More>>

Published 17 January 2020