61st World Statistics Congress – ISI2017
The Short Course Committee for the 2017 World Statistics Congress (SCC-2017) in Marrakech, Morocco has been appointed. The Committee is chaired by Byeong U. Park, and the full list of members is given below. The SCC-2017 has been asked to develop a short course program to serve t... more
The Scientific Programme Committee (SPC) held its second meeting in Marrakech on May 12, 2016. The purpose of the meeting was to finalize the list of accepted IPSs to be included in the 61st WSC and to identify non-accepted proposals that would be candidates for STSs. The member... more
The Local Programme Committee (LPC) held its first meeting in Marrakech on May 13, 2016. Chaired by Mr. Belkacem Abdous, the Director of Statistics at the High Commission for Planning (HCP), and Mr. Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva, the President of ISI, the meeting was attended by... more
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 www.mansoureddahbi.com.
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
Dr. Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva