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Read about the latest news from the IASC EC including updates on upcoming EC elections, events, use of donations and more.

The IASC Executive Committee (EC) has undertaken the following activities in the past three months:

  • The IASC EC gathered input for the short Annual Report for ISI.
  • The IASC EC formed its Nomination Committee for the upcoming elections of the next IASC Executive Committee, with Christophe Croux (President-Elect, France) as chair and Juergen Symanzik (IASC President, United States), Paulo Canas Rodrigues (Brazil), Junji Nakano (Japan), and Han-Ming (Hank) Wu (Taiwan) as committee members. Thanks for serving on this committee!
  • The IASC EC discussed rules for the endorsement of non-IASC events and conferences, resulting in these guidelines.
  • The IASC EC discussed and provided support for the 2nd Physical Symposium of the IASC-African Members Group on “Applied Statistics with R Syntax”, held in Nigeria on 7-8 April 2021. Particular thanks to Monday Adenomon and Timothy Ogunleye, the main organizers and facilitators of this event. See here for more details.
  • The IASC EC started the discussion of suggestions made by the ISI Data Science Working Group (DS WG) related to Data Science. More on this in a future news item.
  • The IASC EC discussed the use of donations made to IASC from our donors in 2020 and decided to use them in support of scholarships for the virtual DSSV 2021 conference. See here for details.
  • Several of the IASC EC members helped with the setup and scheduling of the first virtual IASC-ERS webinar course. See here for details.