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

The 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing

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

The reception of abstracts closed on February 10th. The conference program will be ready by the end of March! Meanwhile, notable keynote speakers have confirmed their attendance.

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

Detailed 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

  • 10 (or more) scholarships – 100% waiver in registration fee for people living in developing countries,
  • 5 (or more) scholarship – 50% waiver in registration fee for people living in developing countries. Please find the list of low income countries and the list of lower middle income countries). 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 to attend the conference, please visit the webpage. For more information, you can also visit the YouTube channel.