ISI - International Statistical Institute August 2021

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Messages & Reports
President’s Column
ISI President Steve Penneck reflects on the success of the ISI WSC 2021 and the start of his term as President.

ISI and IAOS Letter of Support for Andreas Georgiou
ISI and IAOS have issued a statement to express their continued concern over the legal action being taken against the former head of the Greek Statistics Office (ELSTAT).

Competitions & Awards
2021 YSP Award ceremony
The winners of the 2021 Young Statisticians Prize (YSP) awards were officially recognized during the ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) 2021 in July.

IAOS 2022 YSP Competition: Save the date
The closing date for the 2022 Young Statisticians Prize (YSP) competition will be 11 February 2022.

Marloes Maathuis receives the 2021 Ethel Newbold Prize
The Bernoulli Society Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics is awarded every two years. The name of the prize recognizes the historically important role of women in statistics.

2021 Esri-ISI Spatial Thinking Student Competition Winners
Congratulations to Andre Olivera, Bahar Pahlevani and Mallory Warhurst on winning the 2021 Spatial Thinking Competition.

IASE-ISLP Statistical Poster Competition
ISLP is happy to announce the 2021 winners of the Poster Competition Awards for lower secondary school, upper secondary school and undergraduate students.

ISI Florence Nightingale Prize for Data Visualization
We are happy to announce the 2021 winners of the ISI Florence Nightingale Prize named in honor of Florence Nightingale’s exemplary use of data visualization to convey statistical information.

IASE-ISLP Best Cooperative Project Award in Statistical Literacy
ISLP is happy to announce the winner of its 2021 award given in recognition of outstanding, innovative, and influential statistical literacy projects.

Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ) News
Read about the latest news from SERJ including an update on the journal’s new online platform and more.

Committees' News
ISI Young Statisticians’ Symposium-webinar on Education in Statistics
The symposium was held on 19 June 2021 and attracted 200 participants. The report of the symposium is now available.

Members' News
New ISI Elected Members from IASC
The IASC-ISI Nomination Committee congratulates four new ISI elected members from the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC).

ISI Elected Member Renato Assunção receives the 2020 ABE Award
The Award honors a renowned Brazilian statistician who has contributed significantly to the development of teaching and research in Statistics in Brazil. Prof. Assunção will give an online lecture on 17 September at 5pm São Paulo time. The broadcast wi...

ISI Membership Elections 2021 — second round results
We would like to congratulate the new ISI Elected Members, who were elected in the second round of the 2021 ISI membership elections.

Associations' News
IAOS 2020 Conference Update
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was necessary to postpone the 17th Conference of the IAOS and 3rd Regional Statistics Conference of the ISI, planned to be held in Livingstone, Zambia, in May 2020.

IAOS 2022 Conference
The deadline for proposals for Invited Papers extended and call for Contributed Papers.

IASC-LARS Webinars on Computational Statistics and Data Science
The Latin American Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC-LARS) will be offering two webinars this fall, the first on Machine Learning for Data Science (27–30 September) and the second on Data Visualization 22...

LACSC 2022
The 6th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing (LACSC) will be held from 16–18 March 2022 in virtual format.

ICOTS 11 — Bridging the Gap: Empowering and Educating Today’s Learners in Statistics
The 11th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS 11) will be held from 11–16 September 2022 and be hosted by the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina.

Herenga Delta 2021
The 13th Southern Hemisphere Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics will be held from 22–25 November 2021.

IASE Satellite Conference 2021
The theme of the International Association for Statistical Education (IASE) satellite conference, to be held from 30 August to 4 September 2021, is “Statistics Education in the Era of Data Science”.

IASS Webinar — Building a Sample Frame of SMEs Using Patent, Search Engine, and Website Data
The International Association of Survey Statisticians (IASS) invites all those who are interested in the topic to participate in its free webinar, to be held on 2 September 2021 at 1pm – 2.30pm CET.

42nd SPA Conference
The Bernoulli Society Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA), will take place from 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Wuhan, China.

22nd European Young Statisticians Meeting (EYSM 2021)
The European Young Statisticians Meetings is a series of conferences that is organized by and for young European statisticians, under the auspices of the Bernoulli Society. The meeting will take place online from 6–10 September 2021.

Concentration Inequalities in Machine Learning
The webinar “Concentration inequalities in Machine Learning”, organized by the Young Researchers Committee of the Bernoulli Society, will take place on 15 September at 5pm CEST.

Other News
IFC Bulletin:  Issues in Data Governance
The 54th edition of the IFC Bulletin including the proceedings of the ISI-IFC High Level Meeting on Data Governance “Building a Strong Community of Innovative and Forward Looking Leaders in Official Statistics” is now available to read online.

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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director

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