2019 ICSA Election Results

The results of the 2019 ICSA elections are in! Congratulations to the following members for being elected as new ICSA officers for 2019:

2019 President-elect: Jianguo (Tony) Sun, Ph.D. University of Missouri

2019 Biometrics section Chair: Mengling Liu, Ph.D. New York University

2019 Board of directors (2019- 2021):

Yinglei Lai, Ph.D. The George Washington University

Lei Shen, Ph.D. Eli Lilly and Company

Yifei, Sun, Ph.D. Columbia University

Xin Tian, Ph.D. NIH

Kelly H. Zou, Ph.D. Pfizer Inc

2019 ICSA Election

ICSA election on 2019 ICSA Officers has started, please vote by July 27th, 2018. Candidates' information can be found at Please update your contact information and password so that you can cast vote for the election of new ICSA officers. If you have not done so, please update your information so that you could cast your vote for officer elections.  The election email has been sent on July 7, 2018.

A great success of 2018 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium

The 2018 ICSA Applied Statistical Symposium was held from June 14 to 17, 2018 at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, NJ. It had more than 600 attendees, 115 sessions (including keynote, invited and contributed sessions). We would like to thank Dr. Min-ge Xie, all the organizers and members of the program committee, local arrangement committee, the volunteers, and sponsors for their time, efforts and contributions. Everyone enjoyed the Symposium very much. The next ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium will be held June 9-12, 2019 in Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC.

Winners of 2018 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium Student Award

Congratulations to the following 2018 ICSA Awards Recipients!

Jiann-Ping Hsu Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Sciences Student Paper Award

Rui Duan, University of Pennsylvania


ICSA Applied Statistical Symposium Student Paper Awards


Tonghui Yu, Nanyang Technological University

Suzanne Thornton, Rutgers University 

Huichen Zhu, Columbia University

Xinlian Zhang, University of Georgia 

Xiaowu Dai, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rui Xie, University of Georgia

Statistics Association Presidents Establish the Elizabeth L. Scott and F.N. David Lectureships

On April 26, 2018,  the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Sciences (COPSS) announced the establishment of two lectureships named after women: The Elizabeth L. Scott Lecture, and the F.N. David Lecture. The lectures will be given in alternate years at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) beginning in 2019. For more information, please click here.

Vancouver Harbour Dinner Cruise

ICSA sponsors a Vancouver Harbour Dinner Cruise at JSM on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. This awe-inspiring sunset over the Pacific Ocean awaits you on the popular Sunset Dinner Cruise. Enjoy delicious cuisine and live music as you pass by the magnificent Vancouver skyline on this 2.5-hour cruise. Experience panoramic views of Stanley Park, the North Shore Mountains, the million-dollar ocean-side homes of West Vancouver and more.

Current Newsletter

ICSA Member News June 2018

A. Announcements


1. ICSA member general meeting at JSM 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the ICSA member general meeting, which will be held from 5:30 pm to 7 pm on August 1, 2018 at room CC-West 109 in Vancouver Convention Center.


2. Vancouver Harbour Dinner Cruise