onsdag 18 juli 2018

[ISI] News - July 2018

From ISINews07-2018.pdf


July 2018

You are invited to visit the ISI website to read news on the following:

World Statistics Congress (WSC)

ISI 2019 - 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress, Malaysia: Submission of STS Proposals open until 15 August 2018
The Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC) Yves-Laurent Grize and the Chair of the Local Programme Committee (LPC) Rozita Talha are welcoming the statistical community to present proposals for the Special Topic Sessions (STS). Information on the submission process is available on the conference website under the Scientific Programme tab.

Calls and Announcements

Connect with ISI colleagues at JSM in Vancouver
Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with your ISI colleagues at the JSM in Vancouver on 29 July - 3 August! ISI will have a gathering during the lunch time block on 31 July. Please stop by and meet your ISI colleagues including members of the ISI Executive Committee and the ISI Director. More>>

UN World Data Forum 2018 Launched
The United Nations World Data Forum has launched the programme and registration for its 2018 Forum, taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 22-24 October. ISI is one of the partners collaborating to organize the Forum and is represented in the UN WDF Programme Committee. More>>

Prizes and Awards

Nominations for the International Prize in Statistics Close 15 August
The International Prize in Statistics is the most prestigious award in statistics profession. The prize recognizes individuals whose powerful and original ideas led to breakthroughs in other disciplines or have had important practical effects on the world. Please help advance and promote our profession by taking the time to nominate excellent colleagues. More>>

Member News

ISI Membership Elections 2018 Second Round
Sincere congratulations to our newly elected members! More>>

In Memoriam
·          Professor Bernard M. Van Cutsem
·          Mr Ian MacLean

Association News

IAOS News July 2018
·          IAOS-OECD 2018 Conference, 19-21 September 2018, Paris
·          IAOS Special Meeting – NSOs’ Professional Independence: Threats and Responses – 18 September 2018
·          2018 IAOS - OECD Young Scholars for Better Statistics Award
·          SJIAOS June 2018 issue
·          NTTS19 - Abstracts close 15 October 2018
·          UN World Data ForumMore>>

IASC News July 2018
·          23rd International Conference on Computational Statistics (COMPSTAT 2018)
·          IASC-ARS 25th Anniversary Conference & CASC 2nd Annual Conference
·          LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science
·          IASC-ARS 2019 ConferenceMore>>

IASE News July 2018
·          Proceedings from IASE 2017 Satellite conference available
·          Submissions for III International Virtual Congress on Statistics Education
·          Special Topic Sessions for the ISI World Statistics Congress 2019More>>

IASS News July 2018
·          ISI WSC 2019: Submission of proposals for Special Topic Sessions (STS) closes 15 August
·          IASS Cochran-Hansen Prize 2019: Submissions open
·          July 2018 issue of the IASS Journal The Survey Statistician now available
·          Upcoming IASS supported conferences in 2018
·          Upcoming conferences on survey statistics and related areas in 2018
·          The Survey Research Methods Section (SRMS) of the ASA
·          IASS Twitter Account

ISBIS News July 2018
ISBIS, in collaboration with Anchor University, Nigeria, is organizing a workshop on Basic and Advanced Time Series Analysis: Theory, Practice, and Programming to be held in September 2018. The main aim of this workshop is to train participants to reach a higher level of scientific activity in teaching, research and publications. More>>

Other News

Episode 61 of Stats+Stories, "Feeling the Earth Move” is now available and features a conversation with Kathyrn Miles, a journalist, Writer-in-residence at Green Mountain Collegeand author of Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake andSuperstorm. To listen now, please visit www.statsandstories.net.

9th Biennial IFC Conference on "Are Post-Crisis Statistical Initiatives Completed?"
The 9th biennial Conference of the Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics (IFC) will take place at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel on 30-31 August 2018. The conference sessions will cover themes relating to globalisation, evolving patterns in financial intermediation, granular micro data, big data, policy applications, machine learning, and data governance and dissemination. For more information please see the draft programme and visit the IFC website > Events.

The UN Young Professionals Programme 2018 Exams: Application Period is Now Open
The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN. Applications for the 2018 exams are possible until 9 August 2018. More>>

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With my best regards,

Ada van Krimpen – ISI Director

Statistical Science for a Better World