Past Conferences

Modern Methods in Insurance Pricing and Industrial Statistics

The Conference on Modern Methods in Insurance Pricing and Industrial Statistics was held from 3rd to 5th of September, 2017 in Hamedan, Iran. With 117 oral and poster presentations, eight keynote talks from distinguished researchers, as well as three short-courses, the conference was a great success. See the conference report and the Book of Abstracts for more details.

ISI-WSC 2017

The 61st ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) was held in Marrakech, Morocco from July 16-21, 2017. Many thanks to the organizers, chairs, speakers, discussants, and participants of all ISBIS (co)sponsored sessions, as well as to ISBIS members who participated in all events at the ISI-WSC. We look forward to an even stronger participation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2019. See News for highlights from Marrakech.

ISBIS 2017 Meeting on Statistics in Business and Industry:

ISBIS 2017 Meeting was held June 7-9, 2017 at the IBM Watson Research Center in White Plains, New York, USA.

ISBIS 2016 Meeting on Statistics in Business and Industry:

ISBIS 2016 Meeting was held June 8-10, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.
ISBIS 2016 Book of Abstracts

Designed Experiments: Recent Advances in Methods and Applications

University of Technology Sydney, Australia 
14 - 17 December 2015

ISBIS 2015 — Business and Industrial Statistics Satellite Meeting

(with a Focus on Quality Control and Improvement)
22-24 July 2015, University of Campinas
Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil

"DAE 2015: Design and Analysis of Experiments Conference", Cary, NC, March 2015

National Conference on
“Excellence in quality, statistical quality control and customer satisfaction", Turin, Italy, September 2014

The European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics Annual Conference, Linz, Austria, September 2014

ISBIS 2014 and SLDM Conference, Durham, NC, USA, June 2014

ISBIS and the ASA Section on Statistical Learning and Data Mining (SLDM) jointly sponsored a conference on Data Mining in Business and Industry. The conference took place in Durham, North Carolina, USA during June 9-11, 2014, and will be hosted by the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University.   The conference website is at and it includes instructions on how to propose an invited session or a poster. Highlights of the conference include a reception at SAS and keynote addresses by COPSS Award winners David Dunson (Duke University) and Xihong Lin (Harvard University), and by ARF Grand Innovation Award winner Claudia Perlich (Dstillery, formerly Media6Degrees).

8th International Conference on Partial Least Squares, Paris, France, May 2014

2014 ESSEC/Centrale-Supélec Conference: Bridging Worlds
in Big Data, Paris, France, 16th May 2014

ISBA-George Box Research Workshop on Frontiers of Statistics. George Washington University, Washington DC, May 20th-22nd, 2014. Co-organized by the ISBA Section on Economics, Finance and Business, the Section on Industrial Statistics, and the Section on Objective Bayes. The workshop featured invited and contributed talks as well as contributed poster presentations.

y-BIS conference, Istanbul, September 2013

ISBIS Satellite Meeting, Hong Kong, August 2013

ISBIS-2012: The biennial international conference of ISBIS was held in Bangkok, Thailand during 17-21, June 2012.

y-BIS/jSPE Joint Meeting: The first meeting of y-BIS, jointly with the first meeting of jSPE (Section of Young Statisticians of the Portuguese Statistical Society), was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from July 23 to 26, 2012.

ISI World Statistics Congress 2011, Dublin

ENBIS 2011 annual meeting

2011 Taipei Symposium & 7th IASC-ARS.
Additional ISBIS information can be viewed here.

52nd Annual Conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA 2010), Nov.10-12 2010, Potchefstroom, South Africa. ISBIS and SASA jointly organized the business stream and ISBIS sponsored young statistician activities.

ISBIS 2010 Conference, Portoroz, Slovenia, July 2010

6th Meeting Colombia Venezuela on Statistics, University of Carabobo in Valencia, Venezuela, 25-29 October 2009
The Conference Report can be viewed here.

6th International Conference on Partial Least Squares, Beijing, China, 4-7 September, 2009
The Conference Report can be viewed here.

Stellenbosch Statistical Symposium, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa, 24-26 August, 2009. This was an ISBIS Satellite meeting to the ISI 57th Session in Durban, South Africa, 2009. The Conference Report can be viewed here.

International Conference in Applied Probability and Statistics, Hanoi, Vietnam, 1-3 December, 2008.
The Conference Report can be viewed here.

ISBIS-2008 Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 1-4 July 2008
The Conference Report can be viewed here.

EURISBIS'09, Cagliari, Italy, May 30 - June 3, 2009 (Francesco Mola, Nick Fisher and Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi)

Cosponsored the Annual Colombian Statistics Conference-Business and Industry Theme (Jose Alberto Vargas, Geoff Vining and Bovas Abraham), Categena, Colombia, August 2008

ISBIS 2007, Azores, Portugal (Bovas Abraham, Franciso Samaniego and Helena Nicolu)

Cosponsored the Annual Colombian Statistics Conference- Business and Industry Theme (Martha Patricia Bohorquez and Bovas Abraham), Bucaramanga, Colombia, July 2006

ISBIS 2006, Lima, Peru, January 2006 (Geoff Vining and Bovas Abraham)

International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS 2004), Palm Cove, Australia, April, 2005 (Nick Fisher and Vijay Nair)

The Third International Symposium on Industrial Statistics (ISIS 3), Barcelona, Spain, August, 2003, joint with ENBIS (David Steinberg)

Statistics in Industry, Cochin, India, December 2002- January 2003 (Bovas Abraham and P. G. Sankaran)

The Second International Symposium on Industrial Statistics (ISIS 2), Yokohama, Japan, August, 2001 (Chihiro Hirotsu)

Cosponsored the Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability MMR2002 in Trondheim, Norway, June, 2002 (Bo Lindqvist)

Cosponsored VIII Seminar on Applied Statistics of the Inter-American Statistical Institute (IASI), Panama City, July 2001 (Vijay Nair)

Workshops in Design of Experiments, Buenos Aires and Tucuman, Argentina, March 2001, (Bovas Abraham and Vijay Nair)

Cosponsored Second International Symposium on PLS methods, Capri, Italy, October, 2000 (Carlo Lauro)

Cosponsored the Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability - MMR 2000 in Bordeaux, France, July, 2000 (Misha Nikouline)

The First International Symposium on Industrial Statistics (ISIS 1), Linkoping, Stockholm, Sweden, August, 1999 (Bo Bergman and Vijay Nair)

Cosponsored Satellite Meeting to the ISI Biennial Session in Istanbul session on "Industrial Statistics: Aims and Computational Aspects", Athens, August 1997 (C. Kitsos and Vijay Nair)

Conference on Quality Improvement through Statistical Methods, Cochin, India, December, 1996 (Bovas Abraham and Unnikrishnan Nair)

Co-sponsored the Quality part of the scientific program of the Sydney International Statistics Congress, Sydney, Australia, July 1996 (Nick Fisher and Ron Sandland)

Co-sponsored Conference on Statistical Methods and Statistical Computing on Quality and Productivity Improvement, Seoul, S. Korea, August, 1995 (Sung H. Park)

Conference on Statistics in Industry, Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, July 1994 (Chihiro Hirotsu, Vijay Nair, and Jeff Wu)

Cosponsored Satellite Meeting to the ISI Biennial Session in Florence, September 1993 (Daniela Cocchi and Nick Fisher)

Special issue of the International Statistical Review on Industrial Statistics, 1993 (edited by Vijay Nair and Jeff Wu)

Workshop in SPC, ISI Biennial Session in Cairo, September1991 (Bovas Abraham)

International Symposium in Industrial Statistics, Tel-Aviv, August1991 (Vijay Nair and David Steinberg)