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 Sasana Kijang, a center of knowledge and learning excellence established by Bank Negara Malaysia. The event is co-organized with the Applied Statistics unit of the 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 and short course

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. The call for invited sessions and contributed papers is open now, see below for more information. Friday afternoon is then devoted to an optional short course on Bayesian Data Analysis.

Call for invited sessions

The conference will have several invited sessions organized around important themes in Business and Industrial Statistics. The call for invited sessions is open. If you are interested in arranging an invited session, please contact the chair of the Scientific Program Committee by email: Martina Vandebroek and mention "invited session proposal for ISBIS 2019" in the subject. An invited session has 3 presentations of 30 minutes, including discussions. Proposals, including the topic, the name of the organizer and the name of the 3 speakers, must be sent on or before January 15. The Scientific Program Committee will evaluate the proposals and inform the organizers of its decision by email before February 15. If accepted, the titles of the 3 presentations have to be submitted with abstract before March 15, 2019.

Call for contributed papers

The conference will also have several contributed sessions. The call for contributed papers is open. Please send your abstract by email to the chair of the Scientific Program Committee: Martina Vandebroek and mention "submission for ISBIS 2019" in the subject. All submissions will be evaluated by the Scientific Program Committee and the accepted abstracts can be presented at the conference. Presentations on topics relevant to Business and Industrial Statistics are welcome. Abstracts must be submitted on or before February 15, 2019. Authors will be notified of paper acceptance or non-acceptance by email before March 15, 2019.


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.