The 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress (ISI WSC 2019) will be held on 18-23 August 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Following the tradition of the previous WSCs, ISI, in cooperation with its Associations and with support of the host organization, is organizing a pre-WSC programme of short courses to take place on 16-17 August 2019 at Sasana Kijang of Bank Negara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

ISI WSC 2019 Short Course Programme, 16-17 August 2019

Bayesian Biopharmaceutical Applications Using SAS® 
Instructors: Fang Chen and G. Frank Liu

Deep Learning in the Environmental Sciences
Instructors: Nathaniel Newlands and Etienne Lord

Mining electronic health record (EHR) data: the past, presence, and future
Instructor: Shuangge (Steve) Ma

Statistical Methods for Fraud Assessment
Instructor: Tahir Ekin

High-dimensional time series analysis
Instructors: Rob J Hyndman and Earo Wang

Imputation methods for the treatment of item nonresponse in surveys
Instructor: David Haziza

Diagnostics and Robust Parameter Estimation of Nonlinear Regression with Application Using R
Instructors: Hossein Riazoshams and Habshah Midi

Data Analytics – Providing Solutions to Real Problems with Industry Evidence
Instructors: Peter Ho Chiung and Choo-Yee Ting

Analyzing text for content and sentiment
Instructors: Peter Ho Chiung and Choo-Yee Ting

Integrity of official statistics. Independence of official statisticians
Instructor: Jean-Louis Bodin

Developing statistical literacy in civic statistics contexts
Instructors: Joachim Engel, Pedro Campos, Jim Ridgway

What does it mean to deal with Sustainable Development Goal indicators?
Instructor: Manuel Cuéllar-Río


The registration for the short courses programme is now open. If you are planning to attend the ISI WSC 2019, please do not postpone and register for the course of your choice now! Registration information and further details can be found at .

Please note: Participants of the short courses do not necessarily need to register for the congress, although we would recommend it of course.

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