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April 17, 2015

60th ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC)

The 60th ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) in Rio de Janeiro is just a little more than three months away. The deadline for early bird registration is April 24, so please make sure to register this week to get the discounted rates.

The Organizing Committees have put together outstanding scientific and social programs. Here is some early information:

       1. There will be 140+ Invited Paper Sessions with about 440 speakers, 90 Special Topics
           Sessions with approximately 400 speakers, and more than 600 contributed papers (oral
           and poster presentations). The presentations and panel discussions will cover wide

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March 26, 2015

Sustainable goals: From the MDGs to the SDGs

The Philippines should join the UK and Japan in calling for a more focused development agenda. Otherwise, we may not able to prioritize actions to ensure that 'no one is left behind.'

This September, leaders from across the world will gather at the United Nations (UN) to put forward a new development agenda called the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The SDGs put forward a shared vision of where we want to see the world to be in 2030, in terms of economic, social, environmental, and governance conditions, with statistics to be produced by member states in 2015 to serve as baselines for monitoring progress.

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February 18, 2015


60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 Registration is now open! More>>
 Short courses programme announced More>>
 Funding opportunities for participants in the short courses programme More>>
 Lunch round table discussions More>>
 CPS submission deadline extended to 23 February 2015. More>>

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February 02, 2015


1. Pattaya, Thailand, July
The ICAS 2015: International Conference on Applied Statistics in Thailand will be held from 15-17 July, 2015. Selected papers will be published in Thailand Statistician (ISSN: 1985-9057), indexed in Zentralblatt fur Mathematik and TCI.

2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July
The 3rd Asian Population Conference will be held from 27-30 July, 2015. For further information, see

3. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August
The ICMSC 2015: 2nd International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics will be held from 28-29 August, 2016 . All accepted ICMSc 2015 papers will be published in Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Science (ISI/THOMSON REUTERS). For further information, see

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January 26, 2015


1. Conference in Kuala Lumpur, 27-30 July 2015

The 3rd Asian Population Conference will be held from 27-30 July, 2015. For further information, see

2. Conference in Singapore, December 17-19, 2015

The 9th Conference of the Asian Regional Section of the IASC (IASC-ARS 2015) hosted by the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore is being held from December 17th to 19th, 2015. This is the main conference organized by the Asian Regional Section of the IASC every two to four years for attendees to exchange and learn about the latest information in Statistical Computing with applications. The conference topic for 2015 is “Statistical Computing: Challenges and Opportunities in Big Data Era”. For further information, visit

3. World Statistics Congress, Rio de Janeiro

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