ISI - International Statistical Institute September 2021

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Messages & Reports
President’s Column
What have you been doing in the holidays?

Calls & Announcements
IASC-ARS 2022: Call for Contributed Talks and E-posters
The 11th conference of the Asian Regional Section of IASC will take place in Doshisha University, Kyoto, from 21-24 February 2022. Abstract submission for contributed talks and e-posters is open until 31 October.

SERJ: Call for nominations for a new Editor
The Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ) calls for nominations for a new Editor to start a three-year term on 1 January 2023.

ISLP Call for proposals for projects promoting statistical literacy
The ISLP offers grants for projects seeking to improve national levels of statistics engagement and/or statistical literacy. The first round of applications is open until 30 September 2021.

International Statistical Review - Call for nominations for co-Editor-In-Chief
The International Statistical Institute invites nominations for Co-Editor-in-Chief of its flagship journal International Statistical Review.

Get involved with the ISI
Looking for a non-traditional way to get involved with the ISI? The “Statisticians React to the News” blog is looking for volunteers to serve on the editorial committee!

Competitions & Awards
2022 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians (YSP)
The Prize is awarded for the best paper in the field of Official Statistics written by a young statistician. The deadline for YSP 2022 entries is 11 February 2022.

Statistical Journal of the IAOS - Volume 37, issue 3
The latest issue of the journal focuses on recent trends in training in Official Statistics. It aims to develop the specific knowledge, skills and competencies and to increase the ‘statistical thinking’ of those producing and/or using official statisti...

Highlights from Stat
Read about an upcoming special issue and Stat topic-contributed session at JSM 2021.

Members' News
ISI Membership Elections 2021: 3 rd round results
Congratulations to our new Elected Members!

Associations' News
LACSC 2022
Get to know the keynote speakers of the 6th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing (LACSC 2022).

New ISI Elected members from IASC
The IASC-ISI Nomination Committee congratulates two new ISI Elected members from IASC as a result of the third ISI election round in 2021: Verónica Andrea González-López (Brazil) and Alba Martinez-Ruiz (Chile).

ICOTS 11 Topics
Get to know the topics of the 2022 IASE-affiliated conference, the 11th International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS).

IAOS 2022 - Worthy Information for Challenging Times
The IAOS 2022 conference will be held in Krakow, Poland from 26-28 April 2022.

SJIAOS Official Statistics Platform
The latest discussions on the Statistical Journal of the IAOS discussion platform build on themes of recent SJIAOS issues. Readers are invited to submit comments.

Other News
Data for Better Lives: A New Social Contract

The World Bank Group’s new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), "Data for Better Lives: A New Social Contract” will take place from 6 October – 16 November 2021 and explore the potential of data for development. 


Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics

Listen to the latest episodes with Iddo Gal, Kevin McConway, Michelle Cardel & Leslie McClure, and Natalie E. Dean.


New! Esri Official Statistics Site
Visit Esri’s new site for Official Statistics. Learn how Esri is bringing GIS to Official Statistics organizations and view upcoming events, case studies, and more.

Nominations sought for 2022 COPSS Awards
The COPSS awards represent a discipline-wide acknowledgment of the outstanding contributions of statisticians, regardless of their affiliations with any professional society. The 2022 awards will be presented at the JSM in Washington D.C. in August 2022.

The Importance of GIS in Dissemination of Statistical Data and National Portals

In this webinar session Esri provides an overview of how a National Portal can be created, and share templates and scripts that you can leverage to share your data.


Watch: GIS, Spatial Analysis and Statistics

In this webinar, Esri explores how you can use GIS to easily integrate location and spatial analysis in your workflows.


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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director

Statistical Science for a Better World

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