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January 26, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS


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 http://www.asianpa.org/

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 https://iasc-ars2015.stat.nus.edu.sg/

3. World Statistics Congress, Rio de Janeiro

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January 20, 2015

60th WSC 2015: Submission of Contributed Papers/Posters (CPS)


60th ISI World Statistics Congress
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
26-31 July 2015

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS 13 FEBRUARY 2015.

The ISI invites the world’s statistical community (broadly defined) to submit abstracts and papers for proposed presentation at the Contributed Paper/Poster Sessions (CPS) as part of the Scientific Programme of the 60th World Statistics Congress (WSC). The WSC aims to reach out to researchers and practitioners in all areas of Statistics for sharing and exchanging latest insights in their work. The Scientific Programme of the 60th WSC is being developed with the diverse interests of the ISI members and the international community in mind.

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December 16, 2014

ISI South East Asia Regional Network News


It has been a busy 2014 for the ISI South East Asia Regional Network! First, we finally got everyone’s consent and have an Outreach Committee on South East Asia (SEA). I am happy to introduce the members to you. Secondly, I am pleased to share with you the success of the BIG event for the year, the ISI-RSC 2014 Conference, 16-19 November, 2014. With this success, I am now even more convinced of the viability and value of the ISISEA Regional Network. The Conference also provided an occasion for the members of the Outreach Committee to get together. Other than two members who had other prior commitments, the rest of the committee members were there. I report briefly on our discussion. Finally, I have some information of interest for those looking for another conference or for scholarships to do a Phd. feel free to pass along to a friend who may be interested.

I take this opportunity to wish you all very happy holidays and a very happy and fruitful 2015!

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November 13, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS from the INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL INSTITUTE (ISI)


60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The ISI and the World Bank Group are pleased to announce funding opportunities for developing country participants to next ISI World Statistics Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Deadline is 16th January 2015. More>>

Bulletin 1 is now available. More>>

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August 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News: Group wants DepEd to review proposed Statistics curriculum


ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted at 08/23/2014 4:57 PM | Updated as of 08/23/2014 4:57 PM
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/23/14/group-wants-deped-review-prop...

MANILA -- A group of statisticians called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to review its proposed statistics curriculum under the K-12 program, citing problems in its planned implementation.

In a statement posted by its current president, Jose Ramon Albert, the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI) listed down several issues that they asked the education department to consider prior the implementation of its new statistics curriculum.

Under the new curriculum, concepts in statistics are being proposed to be taught from grades 1 to 8, and grade 10. The subject would be culminated in the second semester Grade 11 Math course in statistics.

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