International Statistical Institute April 2020
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Messages & Reports
President’s Message April 2020: New Normal Now / Connected Community Always
One month ago I was visiting with statistical colleagues from around the world the vibrant city that never sleeps, New York City. Today, our world has changed dramatically and we connect remotely. ISI can be a voice to promote our discipline to the next generation of statisticians and can be an advocate for the legitimate practice of statistics around the world. More>>
COVID-19 Resources
ISI has assembled some current resources for statisticians interested in the COVID-19 pandemic. More>>
Calls & Announcements
International Prize in Statistics - Call for Nominations
Nominations are open for the third edition of the International Prize in Statistics, to be presented at the ISI World Statistics Congress 2021 in The Hague. The closing date for nominations is 15 August 2020. More>>
ISI Committees’ News
News from the ISI Statistical Capacity Building Committee – April 2020
Read the Committee’s update on the events that had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak and the activities planned for the future. More>>
Member News
Membership Elections 2020
Sincere congratulations to our newly elected members. Welcome to the ISI! More>>
In Memoriam
Dr Jorge Todesca, at the service of statistics and of democracy
ISI Associations' News
BS News
  • Statement from the Bernoulli Society President
  • Bernoulli-IMS 10th World Congress in Probability and Statistics (BS-IMS-WC)
  • International Conference on Robust Statistics (ICORS)
  • XXIV Brazilian School of Probability
  • Postponed: LACSC 2020 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing and 3rd LARS School on Computational Statistics and Data Science
  • Postponed: COMPSTAT 2020
  • Postponed: The III International School on Classification and Data Analysis
  • News from the IASC Executive Committee April 2020
  • Registration open for Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics, 18 - 22 May
  • IASE Roundtable converts to online discussion forum
  • OZCOTS and ICME14 Conference Postponements

In this issue we welcome appointments to The Survey Statistician’s team, provide an update about IASS representation, foreshadow the honoring of two well-respected statisticians, and provide links to United Nations resources to support statistical organizations in the face of the corona virus pandemic. Finally, this issue reports on the significant impact the pandemic has had on conferences that were planned for 2020. More>>

  • ISBIS 2020 conference postponed
  • Capacity building activities
  • ISBIS Journal Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry
Other News

The International Statistical Literacy Project (ISLP) is happy to announce the International Poster Competition 2020-2021. The competition invites school and university students from around the world to design a statistical poster. For details please visit the competition page.

Esri makes its software available to public and private sector organizations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 outbreak has escalated rapidly across the globe, and with municipalities struggling to respond, Esri has built out resources to help organizations understand the potential impact of the disease on public health, as well as potential community risk areas and their capacity to respond. More>>
Special Issue of Teaching Statistics: New deadline for submissions
Because of the effects of COVID-19 and the alteration of the timeline, the new deadline for submissions for the special issue of Teaching Statistics, “Teaching Data Science and Statistics: senior school or introductory tertiary” is 25 July 2020. More>>
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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director
Statistical Science for a Better World