The Asian Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC-ARS) is pleased to announce that the 11th IASC-ARS Conference will be held at the University of Hong Kong, China, on 2-5 December 2019. The tentative theme of the conference is “Statistical Computing for AI and Big Data”. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for the discussion and exchange of ideas, new concepts and recent methods in statistics. Philip Leung-ho Yu (plhyu@hku.hk) from the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science of the University of Hong Kong will be the General Chair of the conference.

The Local Organizing Committee of the IASC-ARS 2019 invites submissions of Invited Session Proposals. An invited session proposal includes a session title, general description of the session, list of speakers, and tentative talk titles. Submissions may be made by email to iasc-ars2019@hku.hk. The submission deadline is 28 February 2019. The organizers will be notified of the review committee’s decision by 31 March 2019. Click here for the poster of Call for Invited Session Proposals for the details.

We look forward to seeing you in Hong Kong to attend the IASC-ARS 2019 conference and to experience the fusion of Chinese and Western cultures and beauty of Hong Kong!


Important Dates

28 February 2019Deadline for submission of invited session proposals
31 March 2019Notification of acceptance of invited session proposals
31 March 2019Call for contributed talks/posters
30 April 2019Deadline for submission of abstracts of invited talks/contributed talks/posters
30 April 2019Registration starts
31 May 2019Notification of acceptance of contributed talks/posters
31 July 2019Early bird registration closes
2-5 December 2019Conference