International Statistical Institute June 2020
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Messages & Reports
President’s Message – June 2020: Acting for a Better World
In his June message, ISI President A. John Bailer talks about the role of statistics in coping with the challenges of the world today: “Problems associated with understanding, treating disease and developing vaccines seem very simple when compared to problems associated with racism and prejudice. How can statistics contribute to responses to racism and prejudice in our world?” More>>
Join ISI in celebrating the International Year of Women in Statistics and Data Science (#IYWSDS)
The ISI launched the celebration of the International Year of Women in Statistics and Data Science on 12 May with commemorating the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. As first activity, five presentations specially written and recorded for the ISI were made available on the WSC 2021 website. More>>
COVID-19 Resources
ISI has assembled a number of current resources for statisticians interested in the COVID-19 pandemic, including links to data sources, talks and preprints. More>>
Calls and 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. The closing date for nominations is 15 August 2020. More>>
New! Significance Magazine Volume 17, Issue 3 – June 2020
The latest issue of Significance including free access to articles on Covid-19 is now available to read online.
ISI Associations’ News
Bernoulli Society News
  • One World Probability Project
  • Schramm Lectures at BS-IMS-WC 2021 and SPA 2022
  • Leif Döring as new Virtual Event Coordinator
  • 2020 Carver Medal awarded to Lynne Billard
  • SJIAOS June 2020 issue is now available and includes articles on the impact of COVID-19 and more
  • SJIAOS Call for papers on the impact of COVID-19 on official statistics
  • Official Statistics platform
  • Data Science, Statistics & Visualisation Conference (DSSV 2020) Online
  • Renewed: IASC and Taylor & Francis Affiliate Program continues to provide discounts on book purchases
  • News from the IASC Executive Committee
  • COVID-19 Surveillance Surveys
  • Webinar: COVID-19 Surveillance Surveys
  • ISI WSC 2021 Short Courses
  • Conferences
  • The latest ISLP Newsletter is now available!
  • The ISLP Poster Competition 2020-2021 and the Best Cooperative Award have begun. There is still to sign up.
Other News
News from the Inter-American Statistical Institute (IASI)
Read the latest news from the IASI in the June 2020 newsletter.
News from the International Science Council (ISC)
Read the latest news from the ISC.
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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director
Statistical Science for a Better World