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ISI - International Statistical Institute August 2022

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Calls & Announcements
Holger Dette appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Stat
The ISI is pleased to announce that Professor Dr. Holger Dette from Institute of Statistics at Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany, will serve as Editor-in-Chief of Stat from 1 January 2023.
IAOS-ISI 2023 Conference in Livingstone, Zambia: Call for Papers now open!
The 17th IAOS Conference and 3rd ISI Regional Statistics Conference will be held in Livingstone, Zambia from 4 -6 April 2023. It is jointly organized by the IAOS, ISI and the Zambia Statistics Agency – ZamStats.
Celebrate the International Day for Women in Statistics and Data Science (IDWSDS) on the second Tuesday of October
The Caucus for Women in Statistics (CWS) and the Portuguese Statistical Association (SPE) are proud to announce the launching of the International Day for Women in Statistics and Data Science (IDWSDS) with its first annual celebration event on 11 October 2022.
Competitions & Awards
Call for Nominations: 2023 Ethel Newbold Prize
The Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics is awarded every two years. The deadline for nominations is 30 November 2022.
2022 IAOS Young Statisticians Prize winners announced
Congratulations to Erin Lundy, Juan Carlos Galvez Sainz de Cueto, Jorge Fernandez Calatrava & Lasai Barrenada Taleb, and Andreea Luisa Erciulescu on winning the prize!
2023 ISI Jan Tinbergen Awards
The ISI is pleased to invite submissions of papers for the 2023 Jan Tinbergen Awards for young statisticians. The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2022.
New! JDSSV Issue 4 now available online
The 4th issue of the Journal of Data Science, Statistics, and Visualisation (JDSSV) is now available to read online. The journal is completely open access.
SJIAOS and Official Statistics Platform
Read about the September 2022 issue of the Statistical Journal of the IAOS and the related discussions on the Official Statistics Discussion Platform.
New! The August 2022 issue of Significance now available online
The issue contains lots of interesting stories including a free access article on the scale of domestic violence during Covid-19 by Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer and Fabian Siuda.
News from Stat: New Impact Factor, new journal ranking and more!
We’re delighted to report that the 2021 Stat Impact Factor increased to 2.451, up from 0.917. Stat’s 5 Year Impact Factor has increased from 1.086 to 2.349.
New! Stat special issue: ‘Symposium on Data Science and Statistics 2021’
Stat has published a new special issue, ‘Symposium on Data Science and Statistics 2021’, co-edited by Brennan Bean, Donna LaLonde, Wendy Martinez, and Helen Hao Zhang.
Members' News
In Memoriam: Nozer Darabsha Singpurwalla
ISI Elected member Professor Nozer Darabsha Singpurwalla passed away on 22 July 2022 at the age of 83.
In Memoriam: Ole Eiler Barndorff-Nielsen
ISI Elected member and Professor Emeritus at Aarhus University passed away on 26 June 2022 at the age of 87.
Associations' News
VII Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing – LACSC 2023
LACSC 2023 will be held from 3- 5 April 2023 in Lima, Peru. LACSC is the annual conference of the Latin American Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing. The main purpose of this conference is to foster the progress of the theory, methods, and practice of statistical computing in Latin America.
IASC Webinar on Response Surface Methodology with Application in R
This free of charge webinar is organized by the IASC African Members Group and will be held on 25 November 2022, 2:30 pm CET.
IASC Webinar on Multivariate Analysis and Techniques using STATA
This free of charge webinar is organized by the IASC African Members Group and will be held on 26 August 2022, 4:00 pm CEST.
ICOTS 11 News
Save 11-16 September 2022 in your calendar so you can attend the conference, be it in person or virtually.
Upcoming IAOS Webinar on Big Data and Official Statistics in Africa
The webinar will be held on 6 October 2022, 15:00 CEST. Registration is now open.
Upcoming IASE Webinar: Critical Theory in Statistics Education
The webinar will be held on 6 October 2022, 18:00 UTC. The presenters are Lucia Zapata and Travis Weiland.
Latest news from ISLP
Find out about the 2022-2023 International Poster Competition and the Best Cooperative Project Award in Statistical Literacy.
The ISBIS 2022 conference was a success!
ISBIS held its biennial conference this year as an in-person event in Naples, Italy, on 20-21 June. The conference drew 86 participants, including many members of the European Network of Industrial and Business Statistics and the Italian Statistical Society.
Other News
Stats+Stories: A podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics
Listen to the latest episodes with David McCune (“Benford’s Law and Election Fraud”) and Adrian Coles & David Marker (“Anti-Racist Advocacy”).
Data Science Year at the UDP 2022: Detecting changes in extreme rainfall with attribution to anthropogenic emissions
This webinar will take place on 28 September 2022 and will focus on a new method for deriving probabilistic high-resolution data sets specifically designed to characterize the climatological properties of extreme precipitation.
ENBES webinar series, Autumn 2022: Advances in Business Production Networks Analysis
This series of 5 webinars by European experts on business production networks analysis will be held from 21 September through 24 November. The webinars are free of charge and are aimed to provide guidance to NSIs, academics and institutes working in this area.
15th International Congress on Mathematics Education – dates and location announced
ICME15 will be held on 7-14 July 2024 in Sydney, Australia. Visit the conference website to stay up to date with the latest news.
11th biennial IFC Conference on “Post-pandemic landscape for central bank statistics”
The 11th biennial Conference of the Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics (IFC) will take place in Basel on 25-26 August 2022. The programme covers a large variety of topical issues, such as the impact of Covid-19, globalisation, environmental statistics, financial microdata, microdata disclosure control, new (big data) analytics, fintech, and the quality of official statistics.
Banco de Portugal – IFC conference “Communication on central bank statistics: unlocking the next level”: Register by 26 August!
The Banco de Portugal and the IFC invite the statistical community to attend the conference from 19-20 September to be held in Lisboa, Portugal, but allowing online attendance for non-presenting participants.
7th International French-speaking Conference on Teaching Statistics (CFIES 2022): Registration is now open!
The conference will be held in Rennes, France, from 23 to 25 November 2022. The main themes this year are “statistical and digital education” and “competency-based education”.
2022 Rousseeuw Prize awarded to Causal Inference
The King Baudouin Foundation has awarded the 2022 Rousseeuw Prize for Statistics to James Robins, Miguel Hernán, Thomas Richardson, Andrea Rotnitzky, and Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen for their pioneering work on Causal Inference with applications in Medicine and Public Health.

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