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Croatian Statistical Association has been organizing:

ISCCRO’18
The 2nd International Statistical Conference in CROatia, 10-11 May, 2018, Opatija, Croatia

CONFERENCE TOPIC: „New Advances in Statistical Methods Applications for a Better World“.
Find: ISCCRO’18 Call for Papers  and  INVITATION for the ISCCRO’18 Special Sessions proposals
European Statistics Day, October 20, 2017 has been celebrated in Croatia and Europewide:
  • On October 20, 2017, Croatian Statistical Association promotes the STATISTICAL OLYMPICS in Croatia, the EU project led by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics. Photo
  •  YSM22-2017: The 22nd Young Statisticians Meeting, 13 – 15 October 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia, was successfully held at the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, School of Public Health „Andrija Stampar“, who co-organized this eventtogether with CSA. Photo
  •  At the The Federation of European National Statistical Societies  (FENStats) website it is announced:
    • The Letter supporting Andreas Georgiou, October 2017
      FENStatS in occasion of the ESD wishes also to underline the importance of the independence of Official Statistics, expressing deep concern over the legal proceedings against Andreas Georgiou, the former president of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), and other senior ELSTAT officials.
      A letter of concern signed by the Presidents of 23 European Statistical Societies has been sent to the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Alexis Tsipras.
    • European Statistics Day, Lisbon, Portugal, 20 October 2017
      On 20 October 2017, the European Statistics Day is celebrated for the second time. The celebration of the European Statistics Day aims at raising awareness among European citizens as regards the importance and value of official statistics for society. Following up on the 2015 World Statistics Day and 2016 First European Statistics Day, the event will continue to focus on the global theme “The value of official statistics as a public good.”
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World of Statistics – posts announced for Croatia: 

**2017- Croatia to Host International Multi-Discipline Statistics Conference Next May …
** 2016:  World of Statistics announced: In May 2016 Croatia Hosted in Zagreb the First International Statistical ConferenceISCCRO’16: It is announced that “Croatia Hosts First International Statistical Conference In May, the Croatian Statistical Association organized the first International Statistical Conference (ISCCRO’16) around the theme of “New Challenges of Official and Applied Statistics in the European Union.” Conference organizers included Marko Krištof, Director General of the Croatian Bureau of Statistics; Ksenija Dumičić, President of the Croatian Statistical Association; and Nataša Erjavec and Mirjana Pejić Bach of the University of Zagreb. In all, 55 papers with 120 authors from 11 countries were represented. The conference included 12 parallel sessions ranging on topics from official statistics, mentorship and professional growth, advances in statistical methods/methodology, biometrics, econometrics and social statistics applications.” (WOS_newsletter_05252016)
** 2015: Celebrating 140 years of Croatian official statistics for the occasion of the World Statistics Day in 2015
** 2015: Croatia celebrates a long history of statistics in Croatia with a Croatian Statistics Day

20 October 2016: First European Statistics Day

20 October 2015 -World Statistic Day

**  General theme “Better data, better lives,” Invitation from the Secretary-General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon (https://unstats.un.org/unsd/wsd/) (https://worldstatisticsday.org/resources.html)
**  Message of the Director of the United Nations Statistics Division World Statistics Day 2015
**  World Statistics Day Resolution (2015-06-03): On 3 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution officially designating 20 October 2015 as the second World Statistics Day, under the general theme “Better data. Better lives”. In addition, the General Assembly decided to celebrate World Statistics Day on 20 October every five years.
This resolution, which was co-sponsored by Hungary and 96 other Member States, follows the recommendation by the United Nations Statistical Commission at its 46th session to celebrate 20 October 2015 as World Statistics Day. H.E. Ambassador Bogyay of Hungary delivered a statement introducing the draft resolution to the General Assembly before its adoption.
In the resolution, the General Assembly invites all Member States, members of specialized agencies, organizations of the United Nations system and other international and regional organizations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental organizations, such as research institutions, media and all producers and users of official statistics, to observe World Statistics Day. (Provided by United Nations)
** The special World Statistics Day edition of News from the World of Statistics is available at:http://www.worldofstatistics.org/files/2015/10/World-Statistics-Day-October-20-2015.pdf
** The Royal Statistical Society (RSS), with both the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the American Statistical Association (ASA), is marking World Statistics Day on the 20th of October 2015 with a statement urging that “global development must no longer be hampered by a lack of the most basic data about the social and economic circumstances in which people live”. Almost 50 organisations worldwide, and Croatian Statistical Association, too, have signed up to the statement calling for ‘a true data revolution’ to measure progress toward the new UN Sustainable Development goals. Now we have the page with the statement which you can link to: World_Statistics_Day_Statement

Calendar of  Forthcoming Statistical Events:

Source: Calendar of Events – isi-web.org & RSS Events Calendar by Royal Statistical Society, UK

2017

YSM22-201722nd Young Statisticians Meeting, 13-15 October 2017, Zagreb, Croatia
Website: YSM22-2017

The Use of R in Official Statistics, 6-7 November 2017, Bucharest, Romania
Website: http://r-project.ro/conference2017/

2018

ISCCRO’18 – 2nd  International Statistical Conference in Croatia, May 10-11 2018, Opatija, Croatia.
CONFERENCE TOPIC: „New Advances in Statistical Methods Applications for a Better World“
Website:  http://www.hsd-stat.hr/en/international-statistical-conference-in-croatia-isccro18/

Q2018 – European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics, 27th – 29th June, 2018 Kraków, Poland.
Website: http://www.q2018.pl/

ICOTS10 – International Conference on Teaching Statistics (IASE): Looking back, looking forward, Kyoto, Japan, 8-13 July 2018
Website:  www.icots.info/10

KOI’18 – 17th International Conference on Operational Research, Croatia, 
Website:  TBA

 2019

WSC – ISI2019 – International Statistical Institute (ISI): 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress,  18 – 23 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: http://www.isi2019.org/

World Statistics Day

World Statistics Day: 20 October 2015

  • The special World Statistics Day edition of News from the World of Statistics is available at:http://www.worldofstatistics.org/files/2015/10/World-Statistics-Day-October-20-2015.pdf
  • The Royal Statistical Society (RSS), with both the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the American Statistical Association (ASA), is marking World Statistics Day on the 20th of October 2015 with a statement urging that “global development must no longer be hampered by a lack of the most basic data about the social and economic circumstances in which people live”. Almost 50 organisations worldwide, and Croatian Statistical Association, too, have signed up to the statement calling for ‘a true data revolution’ to measure progress toward the new UN Sustainable Development goals.Now we have a page with the statement which you can link to: World_Statistics_Day_Statement