Key Dates


Min-ge Xie, Ph.D.

Department of Statistics and Biostatistics,
Rutgers University

574 Hill Center, Piscataway NJ 08854

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. You are cordially invited to the symposium!

Presentation Slides

The hotel will provide laptops onsite for speakers to upload their presentation slides. Speaker are advised to bring a usb-drive to transfer the slides to hotel laptops.

Official ICSA 2018 Mobile App

The Official ICSA 2018 Mobile App is now available. You may go to App Store and search "crowdcompass Attendeehub". Once downloaded and installed, please search "ICSA" for the event. Alternatively, You may click here and follow the instruction to download the app to your cell phone. Both iOS and Android phones are supported.

Keynote Speakers
  • Xuming He Ph.D., Chair and H.C. Carver Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan
  • Lisa LaVange Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Dionne Price Ph.D., Deputy Director (Acting), Office of Biostatistics, Office of Translational Sciences, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), FDA
  • Cun-Hui Zhang Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, Rutgers University
Banquet Speakers
  • Glenn Shafer Ph.D., University Professor and Board of Governors Professor, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University

The 2018 Applied Statistics Symposium by the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) will be held at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. We have negotiated a special rate of hotel rooms for symposium attendees. Number of hotel rooms with special rate is limited and is on first come firt serve basis. Please check the Travel & Accommodation page for more details on hotel reservations

Call for Sponsorship

Corporate support has always been and will continue to be a critical factor to the success of the Symposium and ICSA. The 2018 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium is seeking for sponsorship to support student awards, reimburse the keynote speakers and other symposium costs. Sponsors at both Gold and General levels will be recognized through our publications and onsite signage and will reach a broad domestic and international audience through the symposium. At the Gold level, sponsors will also be given the opportunities to set up an exhibition booth and a placement service at the symposium. Your corporate sponsorship will not only demonstrate your leadership in the industry but also the corporation's recognition of statisticians' significant contribution in the business. Any level of contributions will be appreciated.

About New Jersey and New Brunswick

New Jersey is known as Garden State where you can enjoy numerous parks for views and hikes, especially in a summer month of June. Boyd Park in New Brunswick is a 20-acre award winning park that offers an alluring view of the Raritan River and New Brunswick's skyline. The oldest campus of Rutgers University in the city features botanic Rutgers Garden, Zimmerli Art Museum, and Kirkpatrick Chapel. If you want to have relaxing activities during your stay, the State Theatre in downtown area offers many films and shows. Finally, the Hyatt Hotel is only two blocks away from the train station, where you can easily travel to NYC or Princeton.