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61st World Statistics Congress – ISI2017


Lunch Roundtable Discussion Sessions for the ISI WSC 2017 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Lunch Roundtable Discussion Sessions for the ISI WSC 2017 CALL FOR PROPOSALS After the successful introduction at the 2015 ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) in Rio de Janeiro, the 2017 ISI WSC in Marrakech will offer again Lunch Roundtable Discussion (LRTD) sessions. A lun... more

Approved Special Topic Sessions

The Local Programme Committee (LPC) for the 61st world statistics congress (WSC), completed the assessment of proposals submitted for Special Topic Sessions (STS). The list is available here. Submission of titles,abstracts and papers for STS will close on 13 April 2017.... more

Cochran-Hansen Prize

Participation in competition for the Cochran-Hansen Prize is restricted to young statisticians from developing and transition countries who are living in such countries and were born in 1987 or later. The deadline for submission of papers for the 2017 prize is 15 February 20... 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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