International Statistical Institute November 2019
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Messages & Reports
President’s Message
In his November message, ISI President John Bailer focuses on the new ISI Working Group on Data Science and involving others in the ISI. More>>
Director’s Message
The end of 2019 is in sight and that means a busy agenda for the ISI and its Associations. In her November message, ISI Director Ada van Krimpen informs the ISI community about a number of upcoming activities following from the ISI Strategy 2017-2021. More>>
World Statistics Congress (WSC)
ISI WSC 2021 – 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress
Calls and Announcements
IAOS/ ISI/ Zambia CSO 2020 Conference “Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world” – Call for Papers
The IAOS, ISI and Republic of Zambia Central Statistical Office are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2020 Conference “Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world; bringing together statisticians and all those in government, universities and education who care about the value of statistics to society”. More>>
ISI-IFC High Level Meeting on Data Governance for Director Generals of National Statistical Offices in Africa and for Directors of National Central Banks
The High Level Meeting will take place on 22 November 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. Its main objective is to share innovative solutions in data collection, discuss open issues in data management, address data dissemination challenges and raise the importance of data to support evidence-based economic policy. More>>
Succes of the ISI & Esri Student Poster Competition 2018/19
The ISI & Esri Student Poster Competition 2018/19 was a big success: Esri and ISI will run the competition again in conjunction with the ISI WSC 2021. More>>
Member News
In Memoriam
ISI Committees' News
ISI Committee on the Public Voice of Statistics
One of the strategic goals of the ISI is to strengthen and extend the public voice of statistics and statisticians. The ISI Council has therefore approved a new committee to implement this goal. Detailed information about the work of the Committee on the Public Voice of Statistics and its composition can be found here.
News from ISI Special Interest Group on Sports Statistics
  • Scientific activities
  • Teaching activities
  • Dissemination activities
ISI Associations' News
Bernoulli Society News
  • Donations welcome for the Young Researcher Outreach Award
  • LARC-SLAPEM General Assembly at XV CLAPEM
  • Bernoulli-EMS Lecture at the 8th ECM
  • Workshop on Probabilistic Coupling and Geometry (Kendall’s 65th Birthday)
  • Young Statisticians Prize 2020
  • Zambia 2020 IAOS-ISI Conference “Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world”
  • Statistical Journal of the IAOS
  • Cancelled: 2019 IASC-ARS Conference – 2-5 December 2019, Hong Kong
  • LACSC 2020: 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing
  • 3rd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science
  • News from the IASC Executive Committee
  • New IASS Officers 2019-2021 elected
  • The Survey Statistician
  • Upcoming conferences on survey statistics and related areas
ISI members are welcome to read and comment on the post by Ron Kenett on "A pragmatic view on the role of Statistics and statisticians in modern Data Analytics" available in the ISBIS blog.
  • TIES Board of Directors election results
  • 29th Conference of The International Environmetrics Society (TIES’20)
  • Abdel El-Shaarawi Early Investigator Award 2020: Call for Nominations
Other News
IUSSP Expert Group Meeting on Population Data for the 21st century: Advances in data collection methodologies
The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) Expert Group Meeting will take place at the UNFPA headquarters in New York from 4 to 6 December 2019. It will bring together key researchers, practitioners and institutions innovating in data collection methodologies... More>>
Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF)
The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) is aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists. More>>
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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director
Statistical Science for a Better World