ISBIS 2019 Conference Details

The ISBIS 2019 Satellite Conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday August 15 and Friday August 16 2019, just before the start of the 62nd World Statistics Congress. It will be hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia and will take place at Lanai Kijang. The event is co-organized with the Department of Applied Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya and the Malaysia Economic Association.

The ISBIS Satellite Conference brings together researchers and practitioners from across the world that use statistics in a business or industrial context. The aim of the conference is to review recent advancements in methodology and to present best practices and innovative applications. ISBIS conferences encourage the communication among researchers and practitioners to enable and ensure the development and widespread use of novel insights and methodology.

The satellite conference

The conference starts on Thursday morning and will consist of a keynote presentation as well as several invited and contributed sessions. We are honored that Galit Shmueli has accepted our invitation and will give the keynote lecture at the conference. For more information on the invited sessions and keynote talk, please see the conference program.

Conference venue

The conference will be held at Lanai Kijang. The address is 2, Jalan Berjasa, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Short Course

The afternoon of Friday, August 16th is devoted to an optional short course on Bayesian Analysis of Time Series Data using R taught by Balaji Raman (Cogitaas, India) and Nalini Ravishanker (University of Connecticut). In this short course, models suitable for univariate and multivariate time series will be described. The presenters will discuss computational Bayesian approaches for these models, and show how to implement them using R.


Questions about the program and submissions should be sent to the chair of the Scientific Program Committee: Martina Vandebroek.

Questions about the local organization should be sent to the chair of the Local Organizing Committee: Wee-Yeap Lau.