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ICSA Member News June 2016


1. 2017 ICSA Election

ICSA Student Award

      •   Fei Gao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

      •   Yi Lu, Ohio State University

      •   Ziyi Li, Emory University

      •   So Young Park, North Carolina State University

      •   Kevin Lee, The Pennsylvania State University

ASA Biopharmaceutical Award

      •   Lijia Wang, Emory University

      •   Xiaolu Zhu, UIUC

Jiann-Ping Hsu Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Sciences Student Paper Award

      •   Xinrui Zhang, University of Florida

The 2016 ICSA Applied Statistical Symposium was held from June 12 to 15, 2016 at Atlanta, GA. It had more than 700 attendees and set a new record. We would like to thank Dr. Yichuan Zhao, all the organizers and members of the program committee, local arrangement committee, the volunteers, and sponsors for your time, efforts and contributions. The Atlanta Symposium in June was a great success with many interesting presentations, informative sessions, followed by a wonderful banquet with beautiful performance and delicious food. Everyone enjoyed the Symposium very much.

The 2016 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium will be held from Sunday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. . We welcome submission of contributed abstracts on the symposium website (  The program book of 2016 ICSA Symposium can be found at the conference website: You need to register before your abstract submission.

Special issue on "Data Missing Not At Random"

The deadline for submission is extended to June 30, 2016. All articles will be peer-reviewed based on the high standard of Statistica Sinica, and we will ensure a fair and speedy review process.

Up to eight student award winners (five Student Travel Awards, one Jiann-Ping Hsu Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Sciences Student Paper, and possible two ASA biopharmaceutical Awards) will be selected. Each winner will receive a plaque or certificate, an award for travel and registration reimbursement up to $1000 or a cash award of $550, whichever is bigger, as well as free registration for a short course. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2016.

Registration/Abstract/Hotel reservation OPEN now!! June 12-15, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Georgia, USA The ICSA Applied Statistical Symposium will be held from June 12 (Sunday) to June 15 (Wednesday) at the beautiful city of Atlanta. We are pleased to announce that registration, abstract submission, and hotel reservation is available on the symposium website ( We also welcome submission of contributed abstracts at this time.


The 10th ICSA International Conference on Global Growth of Modern Statistics in the 21st Century

Date: December 19-22, 2016
Location:Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, P. R. China

For more information, please click here.