The Joint Conference by the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) and
the International Society for Biopharmaceutical Statistics (ISBS)
The International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) and the International Society for
Biopharmaceutical Statistics (ISBS) are pleased to announce the 2013 Joint Statistics Conference
to be held from Sunday, June 9 to Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center,
5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, in the outskirts of the US Capital, Washington DC. This will be the 22nd
annual symposium for ICSA, and the 3rd international symposium for ISBS. The theme of this joint conference is Globalization
of Statistical Applications, in recognition of the celebration of the International Year of Statistics 2013. We envision that
this joint meeting will allow us to attract industrial statisticians and many international statisticians as well as statisticians
working in government and academia.
Keynote speakers include Prof. Marie Davidian, North Carolina State University and the 2013 President of the American Statistical
Association (ASA); Dr. Nancy Geller, Director of Office of Biostatistics Research, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute,
and past President of the American Statistical Association (ASA); Dr. Rob Hemmings, Statistics Unit Head at the UK Medicines and
Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and Chair of the Scientific Advice Working Party (SAWP); Dr. Lisa LaVange, Director of Office
of Biostatistics, CDER, Food and Drug Administration. We are also delighted to confirm Prof. Xiao-Li Meng, Dean of the Graduate School
of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University as the conference banquet speaker.
There will be short courses, invited sessions, contributed sessions, and poster presentations.
Details will be posted later.
We at ISBS and ICSA join the strengths and efforts to make this conference a unique and memorable learning experience.
We sincerely welcome all ICSA and ISBS members, and all people interested in application of statistics to participate,
organize invited sessions, submit papers to the contributed sessions, and provide suggestions.
The executive committee welcomes suggestions and help from all interested members.
Questions and suggestions can be addressed to Aiyi Liu at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Mark Chang at email@example.com.
Click here to download the Call for Invited Session Proposals
The Executive Committee for 2013 ICSA-ISBS Joint Statistical Symposium