IASC News August 2021
Upcoming IASC General Assembly (GA)
Title: Upcoming IASC General Assembly (GA)
Summary: The IASC Gernal Assembly will take place on September 8, 2021. All IASC members are invited to participate. A draft agenda is available now.
IASC General Assembly
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
15:00 – 17:00 CEST (e.g., Berlin, Germany)
[6:00-8:00 Pacific Time (e.g., Los Angeles), 9:00-11:00 Eastern Time (e.g., New York), and 22:00-0:00 JST (e.g., Tokyo)]
Virtual Meeting using GoToMeeting
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Further details will be provided via e-mail in early September.
Draft Agenda (as of August 9, 2021)
- Approval of the Agenda
- IASC Activity Report
- Treasurer’s Report
- Membership Report
- African Members Group
- Data Analysis Competition 2021 & Outlook on 2022/2023
- WSC 2021
- DSSV 2021 Conference & Outlook on DSSV 2022 Conference
- Vote on the approval of the annual report (including finances)
Additional agenda items or questions can be e-mailed to the IASC President, Juergen Symanzik (email@example.com), or the IASC Scientific Secretary, Abbass Sharif (firstname.lastname@example.org), until 72 hours before the GA, i.e., until Sunday, September 5, 2021, 15:00 CEST. Further questions can be asked directly during the GA. All IASC members are invited to attend the GA.
The (closed) IASC Executive Committee (EC) meeting will take place on Monday, September 6, 2021, 15:00-17:00 CEST. This meeting is only open for current and newly elected IASC EC members.
New ISI-Elected Members from IASC
Title: New ISI-Elected Members from IASC
Summary: The IASC-ISI Nomination Committee congratulates four new ISI elected members from IASC.
The IASC-ISI Nomination Committee congratulates four new ISI elected members from IASC as a result of the second ISI election round in 2021: Kengo Kamatani (Japan), Luis Firinguetti (Chile), Angelos Markos (Greece), Christian Martin Hennig (Italy).
The 6th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing
Title: The 6th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing
Summary: The 6th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing (LACSC 2022) will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from March 16 to March 18, 2022. Only virtual format.
LACSC 2022 is jointly organized by the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, and the Latin American Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC-LARS). In this edition, LACSC will be held jointly with the16th Brazilian Meeting of Bayesian Statistics (EBEB 2022) which is organized by the Brazilian Chapter of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).
IASC-LARS Webinars on Computational Statistics and Data Science
Title: IASC-LARS Webinars on Computational Statistics and Data Science
Summary: The IASC-LARS will be offering two webinars this fall. The first on Machine Learning for Data Science (Sep 27-30, 2021) and the second is on Data Visualization (Nov 22-24, 2021).
The IASC-LARS will be offering two webinars this fall. The first on Machine Learning for Data Science and the second is on Data Visualization:
Webinar 1: September 27-30, 2021. Machine Learning for Data Science. Instructors Rodrigo Salas, Javier López, Marvin Querales, Ayleen Bertini. Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile.
Registration at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8858121286906434319
Webinar 2: November 22-24, 2021. Data Visualization: Theory and Applications. Instructor Natalia da Silva. Universidad de la República, Uruguay.
Registration at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1393724862580276494