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61st World Statistics Congress – ISI2017


Call for Proposals for Lunch Roundtable Discussions

Submission of proposals for lunch roundtable discussions will open on November 15, 2016 and it will close on January 24, 2017. Read more... more

Application for funding from World Bank Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building

Application for funding from WBTFSCB is now open and will close on 1st December 2016. Candidates must be permanent residents of a developing country, and must be ISI members (regular or elected).The complete announcement can be found here... more

The ISI2017 Information Bulletin 1 is now available

Information Bulletin 1, which will be distributed to all ISI members, is also available here. It includes  information on sicientific, social and organizational aspects of the ISI2017.... more

Opening of the 61st World Statistics Congress in :



We are immensely pleased to invite you to attend the 61st ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) to be held in Marrakech, Morocco from 16 to 21 July 2017.

The biennial WSC is the flagship conference of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and its seven associations. It brings together eminent statisticians and members of the statistical community from the five continents to present, discuss, promote and disseminate research and best practices in every field of Statistics and its applications.

ISI2017 will feature a rich scientific programme focusing on the latest knowledge and innovation in Statistics. It will also be an excellent opportunity to benefit from additional scientific activities such as satellite meetings and short courses.

The High Commission for Planning (HCP), the main producer of official statistics in Morocco, is pleased to host and organize ISI2017 in Marrakech. Also called the Red City, Marrakech, offers a wide variety of attractions, from historical palaces, tombs, mosques, gardens, and beautiful nature, to endless shopping, dining and entertainment places. Marrakech, the realm of well-being, art, culture and gastronomy, has been elected as the travelers' top destination in the world for the year 2015.

To ensure an enjoyable and fruitful ambiance for sharing and networking, an attractive and diversified social programme is being designed. It shall give the participants an opportunity to experience the rich culture of Marrakech and its magical smells and colors.

The venue of the ISI2017 is the Mansour Eddahbi Hotel & Palais des Congrès, a great palace located at the heart of the empirical city of Marrakech, within walking distance from the city’s major attractions. Find out more about the venue at

We have no doubt that taking part in ISI2017 will be a great and enjoyable opportunity for sharing experiences and networking in the magical and warm ambiance of the Red City – Marrakech. Come and join us there for ISI2017!

M. Ahmed Lahlimi Alami

M. Ahmed Lahlimi Alami
High Commissioner for Planning

Dr. Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva

Dr. Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva
International Statistical Institute (ISI)


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