2018-12-18, antradienis, 15:37

To encourage more young statisticians to take an active interest in official statistics, the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) is announcing its 2014 annual competition for the best paper in the field of official statistics written by a statistician under the age of 35. The Technical Guidelines for Papers are available here.
October 2013

A survey of MPs conducted for the Royal Statistical Society’s getstats campaign shows that more than half were unable to correctly answer a basic probability question.
October 2012

The Estonian Statistical Society on September 27-28 celebrates 20th anniversary. 
The Lithuanian Statististical Association congratulates the Estonian Statistical Association celebrating their 20-year anniversary (greetings).
September 2012

On 25-30 August 2013 the 59th World Statistics Congress will be held in Hong Kong, China.

The Special Topic Session (STS601) was organizes and chaired by Rimantas Juozas Vaicenavicius and held during World Statistics Congress in Dublin, 2011. The session summary is available on the Lithuanian Statistical Asociation website and the papers presented are published on the dedicated WSC website.

More details on the STS are available at .
April 2012

The Royal Statistical Society’s annual international conference took place from 3-6 September, 2012, at the Telford International Centre in the UK.
Plenary speakers at the conference included Hal Varian (Google) on Statistics in the New Information Society, Martine Durand (OECD) on measuring well-being and David Hand (Imperial College) on risk in business.  A full programme of invited sessions was planned by the organising committee – topics include bioinformatics, census outputs, experimental design challenges in industry, Fisher’s statistical legacy, genomics, networks, statistical computing, sports statistics and the Olympics, and understanding ageing in the 21st century.

Some further information about RSS

The Royal Statistical Society is both a learned society for statistics and a professional body for statisticians and is committed to advancing the science and application of statistics, and promoting use and awareness for public benefit.

Benefits of joining the Society include six issues per year of Significance and also a series of the world renowned RSS Journal, as well as discounts on events such as the annual conference and also professional development courses .

The RSS also offers professional accreditation.  Chartered Statistician (CStat) is the Society's highest professional award. It provides formal recognition of an individual's statistical qualifications and professional training and experience.  The Society also offers professional examinations in statistics at three sequential levels.

March 2012

On May 24-26, 2012, 13th international conference on econometrics, operations research, and statistics, was held in Famagusta, North Cyprus.
More information:
March 2012 

We would like to present the LSS member Liudas Giraitis and his colleague’s new book Large sample inference for long memory processes, which was published in 2012:
The book authors:
Liudas Giraitis (Queen Mary, University of London, UK)
Hira L Koul (Michigan State University, USA)
Donatas Surgailis (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
March 2012