ISI - International Statistical Institute February 2022

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Important Notices
ISI and IAOS statement on the dismissal of the head of the Turkish Statistical Office
The ISI and IAOS are deeply concerned about the recent dismissal of Sait Erdal Dinçer as head of the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), at a time when the country is experiencing ...
Messages & Reports
President’s Column
‘The depths of winter – the warmth of summer’.

World Statistics Congress (WSC)
64th ISI WSC: Pre-announcement for the Invited Paper Session Proposals
The Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC), Mark Podolskij, invites the statistical community to prepare proposals for the Invited Paper Sessions (IPS) programme.
Calls & Announcements
ISI seeks new Director
The ISI is seeking a new Director to replace the current Director who will retire on 1 July 2022.
SJIAOS seeks new Editor-in-Chief
The Statistical Journal of the IAOS is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief to replace the current Editor-in-Chief, Pieter Everaers, starting July 2023. Expressions of interest close on 28 February ...
Competitions & Awards
Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2023: Call for applications
Eligible candidates are active researchers in Mathematical Statistics who obtained their PhD degree on or after 15 March 2017, and are regular members of the Bernoulli Society.
Publications
February 2022 issue of Significance now available online
The issue includes free access articles on medical research and COVID-19, and an interview with Steve MacFeely, Director of Data and Analytics at the World Health Organization.
New book: “GIS and the 2020 Census – Modernizing Official Statistics”
This reference book by Amor Laaribi and Linda Peters provides statistical organizations with the most recent GIS methodologies and technological tools to support census workers’ needs at all the stages of ...
SJIAOS and Official Statistics Platform
The theme of the upcoming March 2022 issue of SJIAOS is ‘The 50 x 2030 Initiative on Agriculture Statistics’. The issue features an interview with the IAOS President Misha Belkindas on the 20...
Marianthi Markatou appointed as Co-Editor-in-Chief of International Statistical Review
The ISI is pleased to announce that Marianthi Markatou, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics, University of Buffalo (USA), will serve as Co-Editor-in-Chief of International Statistical Rev...
Committees' News
Alexey Ponomarenko appointed Chair of the ISI Central Eurasia Outreach Committee
Alexey Ponomarenko, Director of International Institute of Statistical Education of the Higher School of Economics, Russia, is succeeding Elena Zarova, who has chaired the committee since November 2012.
Members' News
ISI Elected Member Prof. Marc Hallin wins the Pierre-Simon de Laplace Prize 2022
The Pierre-Simon de Laplace Prize is the highest scientific distinction awarded by the French Statistical Society. It is awarded every three years.
Elected membership application dates
Applications for the second round of ISI membership elections are now open. Apply or nominate a colleague for Elected membership by 15 April 2022.
Associations' News
Bernoulli Prize for an Outstanding Survey Article in Statistics given to Ulrike von Luxburg
The 2022 edition of the prize is given to Professor Ulrike von Luxburg (University of Tübingen, Department of Computer Science) for the article “A tutorial on spectral clustering”, published in Statistics and Comp...
24th International Conference on Computational Statistics (COMPSTAT 2022)
The conference will take place at the University of Bologna, Italy, from 23-26 August 2022. It is sponsored by the European Regional Section of the IASC, and hosted and organized by the Department of ...
III International School on Classification and Data Analysis
The III International School on Classification and Data Analysis, organized by the Classification and Data Analysis Group of the Italian Statistical Society and the University of Milano-Bicocca on ‘Rob...
ICOTS 11 – Deadline for submitting CPS abstracts approaching
The deadline for submitting contributed refereed paper abstracts and contributed non-refereed paper abstracts is 28 February and 31 March, respectively.
Next IASE webinar on statistics education to be held on 14 March 2022
The webinar will focus on answering the question of ‘what every (numeracy) educator working with (young) adults should know about Civic Statistics, and why’.
ISLP Poster Competition 2022-2023 launched
The ISLP invites school and university students from around the world to design statistical posters, which should reflect or illustrate usage analysis, interpretation and communication of stat...
Upcoming webinars organized by the IASS
The International Association for Survey Statisticians (IASS) has a rich programme of webinars taking place on a regular basis. The next webinars are scheduled on 23 February, 22 March and 27 April. Registration...
DSSV 2022: A Conference on Data Science, Statistics and Visualisation
The conference will be held at the National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, on 27-29 June 2022. Submission of contributed presentations and e-posters is now open.
January 2022 issue of The Survey Statistician (TSS) now available to read online
The issue contains a discussion on the context of the use of data sources in business statistics, a review of data integration techniques, and much more.
IAOS training course on Small Area Estimation (SAE)
The training course will be conducted by Prof. Partha Lahiri on 25 April 2022, in conjunction with the IAOS 2022 Conference in Krakow, Poland.
IAOS 2022 Conference: ‘Worthy Information for Challenging Times’
The conference will be held from 26-28 April 2022 in Krakow, Poland. See the conference website for details about registration and up-to-date information on COVID-19 protocols for entering Poland.
Other News
Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics
Listen to the latest episodes with Jana Asher, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Slippery Rock University, Dennis Pearl, Professor of Statistics at Pennsylvania State University, and M...
ASA History of Statistics Interest group: Online talk on ‘Inverse Probability and the 200 Year Journey to Team Bayesian’ on 23 February 2022
The talk will be presented by Dr. Jana Asher who will explore the history of Bayes Theorem, from 19th century controversies, through the growth of Bayesian methods after World War II, to the ex...
ONS launches the International Data Science Accelerator mentoring programme
Organized by the ONS Data Science Campus in collaboration with the UN Big Data Task Team on Training, Competencies and Capacity Development, the programme is aimed at analysts from National Statis...

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