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World Continues Promoting Statistics

1 May 2014 No Comment
Jeffrey A. Myers, ASA Public Relations Coordinator

Following is the latest news and information from statistical organizations participating in The World of Statistics:

Turkey—Ankara’s Yildirim Beyazit University has created the Statistical Consulting Practice and Research Center. Part of the department of biostatistics, the center will provide statistical consulting services to doctors for their research projects—planning research, selecting the appropriate sample, collecting data, analyzing data, and interpreting results. It also aims to join other projects to improve the research’s statistical component.

International—The International Chinese Statistical Association and Korean International Statistical Society Joint Applied Statistics Symposium will be held June 15–18 in Portland, Oregon. Event details, including registration, are available at the symposium website.

Share Your News
Let others know how your organization is promoting statistics by sharing your organization’s news and events through The World of Statistics. Submit upcoming events on the World of Statistics website. You also can submit a story about an upcoming or recently completed meeting or event for the News from The World of Statistics e-newsletter.

International—Statistics and Its Interface (SII) invites submissions for a special issue focused on statistical and computational theory and methodology for Big Data. Big Data are bringing a revolution in science and technology while presenting challenges to current statistical and computational theory and methodology. SII encourages papers about substantive applications and computational developments for analyzing Big Data in all areas of sciences. All submissions must be made at the SII website.

Latin America—The XIII Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (CLAPEM) will be held September 22–26 in Cartagena, Colombia. CLAPEM is the main probability and statistics event in the Latin-American region, having been held every two to three years for 30 years. It is organized under the auspices of the Bernoulli generic ativan lorazepam Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability and the Latin-American Society on Probability and Mathematical Statistics. For more information, visit the website.

United Arab Emirates—Statistics Centre-Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has signed a declaration of intent with the Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Destatis) to manage and enhance all forms of mutual support and cooperation between the national statistical organizations. The declaration was signed by Butti Ahmed Mohammed Bin Butti Al Qubaisi, director-general of SCAD, and Roderich Egeler, president of Destatis.

We Need Your Help

Now that the website for The World of Statistics is up, we need your help to improve its Internet search results by linking to the new web address on your organization’s website. Following are some other steps your organization can take:

  • Update existing links to www.statistics2013.org on your website so they point to www.worldofstatistics.org.
  • Change all references to Statistics2013 on your website to The World of Statistics and link to the new website.
  • Change your Facebook page information, links, and logos so these reference The World of Statistics. Also, share information about and publicize The World of Statistics on your organization’s social media accounts.
  • Post a version of The World of Statistics logo in your language on your organization’s website. We have nine language versions available. To request a language-customized logo, email the following information in a PDF document to jeffrey@amstat.org:
    • The interpretation in your language of “The World of Statistics”
    • The interpretation in your language of “Participating Organization”

If your website has content about Statistics2013, please delete it and replace it with copy about The World of Statistics. New banners are available at www.worldofstatistics.org.

Reference The World of Statistics in all your organization’s online communications.

Follow @astatworld on Twitter for the latest news and, if you have questions, email Jeff Myers at jeffrey@amstat.org.

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