International Statistical Institute December 2019
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Messages & Reports
President’s Message: Statistics and Success
Nick Kristof, New York Times columnist, recently wrote an essay “The Four Secrets of Success”. I was delighted to see that his first secret was to take economics and statistics classes. More>>
Director’s Message
Another year has come to an end and looking back, it was a year filled with exciting events for the ISI community. More>>
ISI/IFC High Level Meeting on Data Governance held in Tunisia
One of ISI’s strategic objectives is to grow the statistical community in developing countries and one way we do this is by promoting and delivering capacity building workshops. A recent example is the High Level Meeting on data governance for heads of statistics offices in Africa and directors of Central Banks Statistics Divisions, held in Tunisia on 22 November. More>>
World Statistics Congress (WSC)
ISI WSC 2021 – 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress
ISI WSC 2019 in Kuala Lumpur: Abstracts, papers and presentations now available
The ISI WSC 2019 abstracts, papers and presentations can now be viewed and downloaded online.
Calls and Announcements
ISI becomes an affiliate member of the International Science Council (ISC)
The ISI recently became an affiliate member of the ISC. The Council is the foremost global voice for science, working at the intersection of science and policy, to ensure that science is integrated into international policy development… More>>
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>>
The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP): Call for applications opening 16 January 2020
The RSMFP provides support to developing country citizens who are current PhD candidates studying in developing countries, funding up to $25,000 to conduct PhD research in a World Bank member country. The applications will be possible from 16 January – 13 February 2020. More>>
International Workshop on 'Sampling Methodologies for Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal Indicators'
The Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT), University of Dhaka, is organizing an international workshop on 'Sampling Methodologies for Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal Indicators' on 17-19 December 2019. The Workshop is sponsored by the ISI to promote statistical capacity building in South Asia. More>>
New! International Statistical Review  December 2019 issue
The latest issue of the International Statistical Review is now available on Wiley Online Library.
Stat  News December 2019
Read the latest news from Stat  including call for papers for a special issue on 'Deep Learning from Statistical Perspectives'. More >>
ISI Committees' News
News from the ISI Statistical Capacity Building (SCB) Committee
  • ISI/IFC High Level Meeting on Data Governance held in Tunis
  • Proposal for Satellite Short Courses at the ISI-IAOS Regional Conference in Zambia in May 2020
  • Women’s Statistical Literacy Project
ISI Associations' News
Bernoulli Society News
  • Friends of COPSS
  • Call for Nominations for the 2020 Doeblin Prize
  • Frontier Probability Days (FPD’20)
  • International Symposium on Nonparametric Statistics (ISNPS2020)
  • Zambia 2020 IAOS-ISI Conference “Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world”
  • Join the Official Statistics debat
  • Extra issue of the SJIAOS on ‘Official Statistics for Africa’
  • Q2020 Conference on Quality in Official Statistics
  • ERS-IASC BoD Elections for 2020-2024
  • COMSTAT 2020 Conference in Bologna
  • IASC ISI Nominations Committee for the period 2019-2021
  • Forthcoming event: LACSC 2020 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing
  • Forthcoming event: 3rd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science
  • Reminder: Free access to Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (CSDA) in print & online
  • Presentation slides from 2019 IASE Satellite now online
  • New issue of Statistics Education Research Journal
  • ICME abstracts and registration
  • Upcoming conferences related to Statistics Education
  • Call for Papers for Special Issues of ASMBI, the ISBIS Journal
  • ISBIS 2020: International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics
  • ISBIS Invited Session at CARMA 2020
  • International Conference on Advanced Statistical Techniques in Business and Industry
  • ISBIS Newsletter
Other News
News from the Inter-American Statistical Institute (IASI)
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Ada van Krimpen - ISI Director
Statistical Science for a Better World