Statistica Sinica: Call for submissions for a special issue on "Big Data in Environmental Studies"

The environment has become increasingly important in recent years as pressures from human impacts and interactions are starting to be realized. This is not an isolated or a local issue. Most indicators suggest that global warming is already showing impacts throughout the world and extreme weather events have become commonplace. Furthermore, the impact of air pollution, such as smog and high PM2.5 measurements, on health and economy is once again a serious problem in developed and developing countries worldwide.

Deadline Extension for The 10th International Multiple Comparison Procedures

Dear ICSA members,

We would like to draw your attention about the deadline extension (Feb. 16, 2017) for the abstract submission for The 10th International Multiple Comparison Procedures. The MCP2017 organizing committee encourage you to submit abstract through the conference web site  ( 

Best regards


Online Registration is open for 2017 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium

The 2017 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium will be held from Sunday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Hilton Chicago Downtown in Chicago, Illinois. Details are on the symposium website:

Online registration is open now, please click following link:

Current Newsletter

ICSA Member News January 2017

The International Chinese Statistical Association wishes our members, colleagues and friends a Happy Chinese Lunar New Year of the Rooster!


1. Joint Membership between ICSA and IMS

Joint membership fee between ICSA and IMS

We are glad to report the good news that ICSA’s Board of Directors approved a joint membership fee between ICSA and IMS. It will be effective from January 1, 2017. Details of the agreement with IMS are: (1)    ICSA members (regular or permanent) will receive a 25% discount on IMS (annual) regular membership fee. The rate that ICSA members to join IMS will be $79 for 2017 (regular rate is $105); (2)     IMS members (regular or lifetime) will receive a 25% discount on ICSA (annual) regular membership fee.

Winners of 2016 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium Student Award

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

A great success of 2016 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium

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.