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Peter Hall passed away on January 9, 2016 at the age of 64. We are all very saddened by the loss of Peter, who was a great scholar, a mentor, and a friend to many of the ICSA members. With over 600 journal papers, Peter's scholarly achievements and tremendous productivity are well known.  His exceptional intelligence was matched by his extensive service to the community and great personal warmth and generosity.  Peter was a strong supporter of the ICSA and Chinese statisticians, especially new researchers.  He served as the co-editor for Statistica Sinica from 2008 to 2011.

A. Announcements

1. ICSA establishes Peter Hall Lecture and Calls for Donation

The 2018 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium will be held from Thursday June 14 to Sunday June 17, 2018 at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. This will be the 27th annual symposium for ICSA. The theme of this conference is The New Era of Data Science and Inference, in recognition of a new era for statisticians with different challenges and opportunities. Keynote speakers include:

2018 ICSA China Conference will be held on July 2-5, 2018 at Shangri-La Hotel,9 Xiang Gang Zhong Lu, Qingdao, Shandong, China. This conference is co-sponsored by the Ocean University of China. For more information, please contact Professor Gang Li of UCLA at vli@ucla.edu.

ICSA 2019 Applied Statistics Symposium will be held on June 9-12, 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC.

Professor Wenbin Lu at North Carolina State University (lu@stat.ncsu.edu) will be the Chair of the organization committee.

The 2019 ICSA International Conference will be held on December 17 - 20 (Tue - Fri), 2019 at the Activity Center and Humanities and Social Sciences Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. For more information, please contact Co-Chairs of this conference:

Dr. Hsin-Cheng Huang (hchuang@stat.sinica.edu.tw),

Dr. Mei-Ling Ting Lee (mltlee@umd.edu)

and the Local Organization Committee Chair,

The results of the 2018 ICSA elections are in! Congratulations to the following members for being elected as new ICSA officers for 2018:

2018 President-elect: Heping Zhang, Yale University

2018 Biometrics section Chair: Lei Liu, Northwestern University School of Medicine

2018 Board of directors (the following 5 were elected for 2018- 2020):

Chung-Chou H(Joyce) Chang, University of Pittsburgh

Haitao Chu, University of Minnesota

Daniel Li, Juno Therapeutics

06/14/2018

ICSA 2018 Applied Statistics Symposium will be held on June 14-17, 2018 at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, NJ.

Dr. Min-ge Xie at Rutgers University (mxie@stat.rutgers.edu) chairs the Organization Committee.

07/02/2018

2018 ICSA China Conference will be held on July 2-5, 2018 at Shangri-La Hotel,9 Xiang Gang Zhong Lu, Qingdao, Shandong, China. This conference is co-sponsored by Ocean University of China. For more information, please contact Professor Gang Li of UCLA at vli@ucla.edu

06/09/2019

ICSA 2019 Applied Statistics Symposium will be held on June 9-12, 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC.

Professor Wenbin Lu at North Carolina State University (lu@stat.ncsu.edu) will be the Chair of the organization committee.

12/17/2019

The 2019 ICSA International Conference will be held on December 17 - 20 (Tue - Fri), 2019 at the Activity Center and Humanities and Social Sciences Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. For more information, please contact Co-Chairs of this conference: