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ISI - International Statistical Institute May 2022

You are invited to visit the ISI website to read news on the following:

World Statistics Congress (WSC)
ISI WSC 2023: We are open for Invited Paper Session Proposals!
The ISI invites the statistical community to submit proposals for sessions for the Invited Paper Sessions (IPS) programme. The 64th WSC 2023, to be held 16-20 July in Ottawa, Canada, will highlight the developments and contributions of statistics, statistical science, and data science in all aspects of life, particularly the well-being and welfare of people.
Calls & Announcements
IAOS-ISI 2023 Zambia Conference: Save the date
The IAOS, ISI and Zambia Statistics Agency are pleased to announce that the 17th IAOS Conference will be held in Zambia on 4-6 April 2023. This replaces the IAOS-ISI 2020 conference which had to be postponed due to the pandemic.
ISI WSC 2021 Proceedings available
We are pleased to announce that the Proceedings of the 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress 2021 are now accessible online.
ISI announces the appointment of Conchita Kleijweg as new Director
The ISI is pleased to announce the appointment of Conchita Kleijweg as the new Director to succeed Ada van Krimpen when she retires on 1 July.
Competitions & Awards
2023 Willem van Zwet Medal: Call for nominations
This biennial Bernoulli Society Medal in honour of Willem van Zwet aims to recognize special service to the Bernoulli Society. Nominees should have records of sustained and distinguished service to the Society. The deadline for nominations is 27 June 2022.
Members' News
International Symposium on Recent Advances in Statistics in Honour of Ingrid Van Keilegom
On 16 June 2022, ISI member Professor Ingrid Van Keilegom (KU Leuven, Belgium) will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of A Coruña (UDC), Galicia, Spain.
Associations' News
Krakow Special Interest Group
The IAOS has established a Special Working Group to contribute to the challenges facing Official Statistics in today’s ‘datafied’ societies. The working group will be facilitated by Martine Durand and Jan Robert Suesser.
SJIAOS and Official Statistics Platform
Read about the latest and upcoming issues of the Statistical Journal of the IAOS and the related discussions on the Official Statistics Discussion Platform.
In Memoriam: Bill McLennan (1942-2022)
IAOS extends its sympathy to the family and friends of the late Bill McLennan, former head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and former head of the the UK Government Statistical Service (GSS), who died recently.
IAOS - WB Webinar “Building strong Integrated National Data Systems to transform people’s lives”: Registration now open
The IAOS and the World Bank’s Development Data Group are organizing a webinar on 15 June 2022 to focus on building an INDS and the critical role NSOs can play in this process. Registration is free of charge.
Online Conference – eCOTS 2022, 23 -26 May
CAUSE, the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education, will be holding its Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics from 23 - 26 May 2022. The conference theme is “Preparing the Modern Student”.
Save the date: 43rd Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA)
The 43rd SPA Conference will be held from 24-28 July 2023 at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Other News
Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics
Listen to the latest episodes with Andrew Trueblood (“The Statistics That Go Into City Planning”), Conner Jackson (“Becoming a Biostatistician”) and Michael Pearce (“The Age of the Supercentenarian”).
CWS 2022 Societal Impact Award given to Jana Asher
The Caucus for Women in Statistics (CWS) is pleased to announce the 2022 Societal Impact Award recipient, Dr. Jana Asher, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Slippery Rock University, for her efforts on combating societal injustice through accurate and ethical quantitative measurement.

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