ISI - International Statistical Institute December 2021

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Messages & Reports
President’s Column
December – time for celebration, friends and family.

President’s Message
Many thanks Ada!

Director’s Message
Time to say goodbye … But not yet.

World Statistics Congress (WSC)
Save the Date: ISI WSC 2023 – 64th ISI World Statistics Congress
Meet us in Ottawa, Canada, from 16-20 July 2023! The Call for Invited Paper Session proposals will be published in January.

New! Significance - volume 18, issue 6
Significance is a bimonthly magazine for anyone interested in statistics and the analysis and interpretation of data. The December 2021 issue is now available to read online.

JDSSV publishes its first issues
The new open access Journal of Data Science, Statistics, and Visualisation (JDSSV) creates a forum for presenting progress and ideas in the areas of data science, statistics, and visualisation.

Committees' News
New Chair for the ISI East Asia Outreach Committee (EAOC)
Mike K.P. So from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has been appointed as the new Chair of the East Asia Outreach Committee.

Oliver Chinganya and Matthew Shearing appointed as new co-chairs of ISI SCB Committee
The ISI’s Statistical Capacity Building (SCB) activities aim to develop the capacity of individuals and organizations to increase the impact of Statistics and Data Science.

Members' News
In Memoriam: Kjell A. Doksum
We regret to announce the death of Kjell Doksum, Elected Member of the ISI, Professor Emeritus of Statistics at the University of California and Senior Scientist at the Statistics Department, University of Wisconsin, on 20 November 2021.

ISI Membership Elections 2021: Fourth round results
Congratulations to the new ISI Elected members who joined ISI in the fourth round of 2021 membership elections!

In Memoriam: Derek Bond
We regret to announce the death of Professor Derek Bond, ISI Elected Member and an active contributor to the work of the Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics (SCORUS), on 26 November 2021.

Associations' News
Small Area Estimation Conference, 23-27 May 2022
This international conference will serve as a bridge among statisticians, survey methodologists, engineers, mathematicians, computer scientists, and others interested in combining information from multiple databases in developing reliable inferences at...

Upcoming Webinars on Writing for Statistical Journals – Save the dates!
Want to publish your work in international statistical journals, but don’t know how, or want to improve your chances of a manuscript being accepted? Then you should attend these webinars on 8, 10 and 15 February 2022.

IASC-LARS Webinar: Time Series Robust Methods - In the Time and Frequency Domains
The webinar will take place on 1 and 3 February 2022 from 14:00-16:00 CET and will be conducted by Prof. Valdério Anselmo Reisen.

eCOTS2022: Call for Proposals
The 2022 Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics (eCOTS2022) will be held online on 23-26 May 2022 under the theme “Preparing the Modern Student”.

42nd Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA)
Previously scheduled for July 2021, the conference will now take place on 27 June – 1 July 2022.

40th Finnish Summer School in Probability and Statistics
The school will take place from 23-27 May 2022 and offer intensive courses on active research topics in probability and statistics, lectured by leading scholars in the field.

TIES establishes collaborative working groups
The International Environmetrics Society (TIES) has established three working groups with the aim to advance statistical and computational methods motivated by real-world driven applications in environmental research.

33rd European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS 2022)
EMS 2022, sponsored by the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society, will take place in Moscow, Russia, on 18-22 July.

ISLP International Poster Competition 2022-2023
The ISLP is pleased to announce that the 2022-2023 edition of the International Poster Competition will start on 5 January 2022.

Other News
States and Statistics in the Nineteenth Century: Europe by numbers – by Nico Randeraad
The book discusses statistics as the field of tension between the scientific claims of neutrality and universality on the one hand and the political and economic reality of the conflicting interests of nation-states on the other.

Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics
Listen to the latest episodes with Hilary Parker & Roger D. Peng, Jana Asher and Dr. Anthony Masters & Sir David Spiegelhalter.

Young statisticians participate in the Expert Group meeting on CRVS on 23-26 November in Kigali, Rwanda
Building capacity of Africa’s youth in statistics is a critical priority and a strategic area of intervention of the African Centre for Statistics (ACS) at UN ECA and a critical need of the African statistical system.

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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director

Statistical Science for a Better World

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