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ISI Joins the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data

The ISI Executive Committee agreed unanimously with the proposal for the ISI to join the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD). More>>

Published 8 September 2015

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host a Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data

In response to an unprecedented opportunity to accelerate development progress, governments, development agencies, civil society organizations, private firms and foundations are forming a Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. More>>

Published 8 September 2015

Historic Launch - Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data

Join the historic high-level political launch of the multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to harnessing the data revolution to achieve and measure the Global Goals on Sustainable Development – 28 September 2015, New York. More>>

Published 16 September 2015

Member News September 2015

Vijay Nair, past President of the ISI, will be honoured at the conference “From Industrial Statistics to Data Science” organized by the University of Michigan in his name. The conference will be held from 1 - 3 October 2015 and will be dedicated to the changing role and nature of statistics in industry and in academic collaborative research. It will also be a celebration of the outstanding contributions of Vijay Nair on the occasion of his 65th birthday. More>>

Published 8 September 2015

Big Data Receive Major Attention at the ISI Congress in Rio

How do we produce statistics based on Big Data, and how do we make them internationally comparable? An article dedicated to the topic, the ISI and its recent WSC in Rio de Janeiro was published recently in the CBS Corporate News of Statistics Netherlands. Based on an interview with ISI Director Ada van Krimpen it describes the uniqueness of the WSCs as a platform for information exchange. More>>

Published 10 September 2015

Join the Celebrations of the World Statistics Day 2015!

  • Statisticians and statistical organisations are invited to participate in the World Statistics Day 2015. More>>
  • Do you have news about World Statistics Day? Share it with The World of Statistics!More>>

Published 24 September 2015

Report of the Lunchtime Event ‘Are NSO and ISO top managers ready to lead the change process requested by the data revolution? ‘

Read the report of the lunchtime event held during the 60th ISI WSC with introductions by Walter Radermacher and Joao Loureiro. More>>

Published 15 September 2015

In Memoriam

  • Professor Em. Peter Gänssler

Published 8 September 2015

News from The World of Statistics

Published 23 September 2015

Bernoulli Society News September 2015

  • Call for nominations for Doeblin Prize
  • Call for bids for the European Meeting of Statisticians in 2019
  • 9th World Congress of Probability and Statistics, Toronto, 11-15 July 2016
  • Pre-meeting to the WCPS for Young Researchers, Toronto, 7-8 July 2016
  • Junior Female Researchers in Probability, Berlin, 22-23 October 2015

Published 16 September 2015

IASE News September 2015

  • Free Online MOOC: Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations
  • Report from the 9th International Research Forum of Statistical Research, Thinking, and Learning (SRTL-9)
  • IASE 2015 Satellite conference proceedings
  • New email address for news submissions

Published 15 September 2015

IASS News September 2015

  • New 2015-2017 IASS Executive and Council members started their term after the 2015 WSC in Rio de Janeiro
  • The most recent issue of The Survey Statistician is now available
  • Strategic plan for the IASS
  • 2015 IASS Sponsored Conferences and Meetings
  • Future IASS related events
  • Future events on Survey Statistics and Survey Methods

Published 10 September 2015

TIES News September 2015

  • TIES 2015: Registration is now open with travel grants available for US junior researchers and under-represented minorities. Abstract submissions are due by 15 October 2015.
  • Save the dates: TIES 2016 will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from 18 to 22 July 2016.

Published 15 September 2015

2015 Rao Prize Conference

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2015 Rao Prize Conference on May 14, 2015 to honour this year’s prize recipients. More>>

Published 15 September 2015

The Seventh International Conference on Agriculture Statistics (ICAS VII)

Economists, statisticians, researchers and analysts working on agricultural, forestry, fishery, and rural statistics are invited to participate in the upcoming Seventh International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VII) in Rome, Italy on 26-28 October 2016. The theme of the Conference is “Modernization of Agricultural Statistics in support of the Sustainable Development Agenda”. More>>

Published 10 September 2015

Argentine Statistician Cleared on Charges of Publishing Alternative Price Indexes

The long ordeal of Graciela Bevacqua and her colleagues with the Argentine government—which included being fired from its National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC) division in 2007 and then facing criminal and civil charges in 2011—is nearing an end. She learned recently that a judge ruled in her favour in the criminal trial. One fine remains to be settled. To read more on this story, see this 2012 Significance article.

Published 8 September 2015

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