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The 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing LACSC 2021 will be held fully online from 19 to 21 April 2021.

 

VLACSC Mexico City 2020 

IASC isi itam

The 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing LACSC 2021 will be held fully online via Whova from 19 to 21 April 2021. This international conference is jointly organized by the Department of Statistics and the Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering of the Instituto Autónomo de México (ITAM), the Latin American Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing (LARS-IASC) and the International Statistical Institute (ISI). The theme of this year is “Statistical Computing for Intelligent Decision Making” and the Keynote Speakers are as follows:

  • Wendy L. Martínez
    Wendy L. Martínez, Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA
  • Daniel Russo
    Daniel Russo, Columbia University, USA
  • Enrique Sucar
    Enrique Sucar, Inst. de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, México
  • Renato Assunção
    Renato Assunção, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Antonietta Mira
    Antonietta Mira, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland

LACSC 2021 invites to submit papers, contributed paper sessions, and invited paper sessions before 10 February 2021. The call of papers and all the information is available here.

The aim of LACSC is to foster the progress of the theory, methods and practice of statistical computing in Latin America, and to become the main meeting point of the statistical computing scientific community in LA. This year, the call of papers of the conference gives an account of the interest of academics, scientists and professionals in methodological aspects of statistical computing and relevant applications for the Latin American community.

For IASC-LARS students, the IASC will provide (a) 10 (or more) scholarships – 100% waiver in registration fee for people living in developing countries, (b) 5 (or more) scholarship – 50% waiver in registration fee for people living in developing countries. Please find the list of low income countries here and the list of lower middle income countries here. To apply for these scholarships, the candidates must:

  • Be a member of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC). More information on how to become a member can be found here.
  • At the time of the application and of the events be living and working/studying in a developing country.

All participants are expected to adhere to the ISI Community Principles and Conduct Policy.

Before attending the conference, please visit the webpage. For more information, you can also visit the YouTube channel.