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

Call for ICSA Award Nominations

Pao-Lu Hsu Award

The Pao-Lu Hsu Prize is presented every three years by the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA), usually at an ICSA conference, to an individual under age 50, who makes influential and fundamental contributions to any field of statistics and probability, and exemplifies Hsu's deep involvement in developing statistics and probability research with significant impact on education.

Call for Nominations of Candidates for 2018 ICSA Officers

The ICSA 2018 Nomination Committee is seeking nominations of candidates for the 2019 officers. The positions include ICSA President-Elect, ICSA Biometrics Section Chair and ICSA Board of Directors. We need to nominate two candidates from either academia or non-academia to run for the President-Elect position, two candidates to run for the Biometrics Section Chair position, and at least 5 candidates to run for the Board positions.