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ISI - International Statistical Institute June 2022

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Messages & Reports
Director’s column
In her last message as ISI Director Ada van Krimpen looks back at the special couple of weeks leading to her retirement and tells us what she will miss most about the ISI.
President’s column
Read the latest message from the President Steve Penneck in which he welcomes the new ISI Director Conchita Kleijweg and tells about his participation in the IAOS conference in Krakow.
World Statistics Congress (WSC)
ISI WSC 2023: Submit your Invited Paper Session Proposal by 15 July!
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
Marcelo Bourguignon Pereira and Suryo Adi Rakhmawan selected as ISI Young Ambassadors for IBC2022
The ISI Young Ambassadors for IBC2022 is a joint initiative of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Biometric Society (IBS). This initiative aims to promote collaboration between the young statisticians of ISI and IBS.
Competitions & Awards
2023 Willem van Zwet Medal: Submit nominations by 27 June
The Medal is in honour of Willem van Zwet, who served Bernoulli Society and its aims in many special ways. Nominees should have records of sustained and distinguished service to the Society.
New! JDSSV Issue 3 now available online
The 3rd issue of the Journal of Data Science, Statistics, and Visualisation (JDSSV) is now available to read online. The journal is completely open access.
Members' News
ISI Membership Elections 2022: Second round results
Congratulations to the new ISI Elected members who joined ISI in the second round of 2022 membership elections!
In Memoriam: Georges Morlat
We regret to announce the death of former ISI Elected member Georges Morlat on 8 May 2022.
Associations' News
Bernoulli Young Researcher Event 2022
Young members of the Bernoulli Society active in the areas of mathematical statistics, high dimensional statistics, probability and machine learning will present their recent contributions in this online event on 20 and 21 July 2022. The event is organized by the Young Researchers Committee of the Bernoulli Society.
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.
Krakow Special Interest Group established by IAOS
The creation of the group was endorsed at the 2022 IAOS General Assembly held in Krakow, Poland. In establishing this working group, the IAOS community aims to contribute to the burning challenges Official Statistics meet in today’s ‘datafied’ societies.
Bernoulli Society European Regional Committee announces its new member nominees
According to the statutes of the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society, seven of its sixteen members will step down by the end of 2022. As a result, seven new members need to be elected for a four-year term starting on 1 January 2023.
IASE International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS11) will be held in Rosario, Argentina, from 11-16 September 2022
Information about registration fees is now available on the conference website. IASE aims to support participants from developing countries by subsidizing their registration fees. More information about the different fees for developing countries can be found on the ICOTS registration page.
IASC African Members Group webinar on ENA for SMART
The IASC African Members Group will be holding a free webinar on statistical computing using emergency nutrition assessment (ENA for SMART) software on 24 June 2022.
IASE Webinar: Statistical Learning Projects in Basic and Higher Education
The webinar is free of charge and will be held on 21 June 2022 at 21.00 UTC.
June and July virtual seminars – Data Science Year at the UDP 2022
As part of the Data Science Year at the UDP, two new seminars will be held in June and July. The focus will be on data science applications in astronomy, and the role of data science in detecting anomalies (visual, aural, and olfactory).
Other News
Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics
Listen to the latest episodes with Erik van Zwet (“Becoming a Medical Statistician”), Andrew Gelman (“Big, If True”) and Takashi‌ ‌Yamashita‌ & Phyllis A. Cummins (“The Aging American Workforce”).
One World YoungStatS Webinar – 29 June 2022
The next One World webinar organized by YoungStatS will be dedicated to recent advancements in applied instrumental variable methods. Selected young researchers active in this area will present their recent contributions.
Climate Change Prompts Grenada to Create the First National Digital Twin – LIDAR Magazine
Grenada is the first country to make a digital copy of itself. Read how Lidar data is the key component of a modern approach to sustainable growth.
National Government Executive Forum @ Esri UC – 12 July 2022
The National Government Executive Forum @ Esri UC is an invitation-only event that brings together executives and senior managers of national geospatial authorities, including national mapping, charting, land administration, cadastre, and statistical organizations. Join your peers around this year’s theme: Evolving in a Changing World.
2022 Esri User Conference
Registration is open for the 2022 Esri User Conference, taking place on 11–15 July 2022 in San Diego, California. Learn, reconnect, and discover the latest advances in geographic information system (GIS) technology around this year’s theme: GIS—Mapping Common Ground.

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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director

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