ISI - International Statistical Institute March 2022

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Important Notices
ISI Statement on Ukraine
The ISI strongly condemns all military aggression, and in particular that currently taking place in Ukraine. It is of global concern. We express our support for the Ukrainian people and all who are victims of these events.
IAOS Statement on Ukraine
International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) notes with horror the situation in Ukraine amid the Russian military invasion. We express our deepest sympathy and support to the Ukrainian people and to all those in Russia and Belarus, who along with the international community, ask for an immediate end to the war.
EMS 2022 Moscow cancelled
In reaction to the military aggression by the Russian Federation, the Executive Committee of the Bernoulli Society, in consultation with the European Regional Committee, has decided to cancel the European Meeting of Statisticians 2022 in Moscow.
Messages & Reports
President’s Column
The question as to whether to issue a statement on the invasion of Ukraine, and if so what it should say, has been the most challenging issue to face me in my Presidency to date.

Director’s Column
The ISI is deeply concerned about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Calls & Announcements
ISI Online Courses 2022
Follow one of our courses covering various subjects of statistics and data science, and obtain a certificate! We offer discounts to students and participants from developing countries.
IBC2022 - Deadline for applications for ISI Young Ambassadors extended
The deadline for applications for ISI Young Ambassadors to the 31st International Biometric Conference (IBC2022) has been extended until Monday, 14 March 2022.
Competitions & Awards
2022 Hukum Chandra Memorial Prize: Call for applications
The prize will be awarded to a mid-career researcher who has made an important contribution in research areas of Hukum Chandra’s work - including survey sampling, small area estimation, official statistics, spatial analysis applied to official and survey statistics and agricultural statistics.
Committees’ News
ISI Special Interest Group (SIG) on Data Science: Message from the Chair
In his message, Chair Paulo Canas Rodrigues provides an update on the work of the SIG over the recent period.
Members' News
ISI Membership Elections 2022: First round results
Congratulations to the new ISI Elected members who joined ISI in the first round of 2022 membership elections!
In Memoriam: André Vanoli
We regret to announce the death of ISI Elected member André Vanoli on 20 February 2022.
In Memoriam: Niels Keiding
We are sad to announce the death of Niels Keiding, ISI President in 2005-2007, who passed away on 3 March 2022. Professor Keiding was an influential biostatistician both in his home country Denmark and worldwide.
Associations' News
IASC online talk on “Drastic under-representation of African researchers in Africa-related research”
The African Members Group of IASC organizes the talk on 31 March 2022, 2.30 pm CEST.
IASS Webinar Series proven successful
The IASS Webinar Series continues to be a very successful initiative: the last webinar by Marcelo Trindade Pitta and Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva on “Rescuing non-probability samples: an experience with model-based inference from a web-panel survey” had almost 200 registered participants from all over the world!
Other News
Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics
Listen to the latest episodes with Roger D. Peng, Professor of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Data Science Lab, Hilary Parker, Data Scientist, previously of Stitch Fix, Etsy, and the 2020 Biden for President Campaign, and Mathias Basner, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Contact
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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director www.isi-web.org

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