We are proud to announce that Croatian Statistical Association has become the member of FENStatS – The Federation of European National Statistical Societies
Statistical Olympics in Croatia:
Project Presentation- VIDEO & Press Corner & StatOlymp Photo Gallery & National Awards Ceremony- VIDEO
May 28, 2018 – FINLAND’S TEAMS AWARDED IN EUROPE’S STATISTICAL COMPETITION Pakila9D in the B category (14-16 years) and the team in category A (16-18 years) with their creativity are delighted by the European Jury and have taken the lead in the only European competition.
April 06, 2018 – The European Statistical Competition is organized by Eurostat and many European national statistical offices to promote statistical literacy, and this year the national stage of the competition was held for the first time in Croatia. The possibility of participation at the European level was winners and two finalists from two categories (B category (14-16 years) and the team in category A (16-18 years) of national stage, and from Croatia “slew the sleeves” of 16 students divided into six teams, who in two-minute video tried to give their views on the place that statistics occupy in modern society. In the national stage of the competition in both categories, the teams from the Varaždin County, namely the AdAstra from the Varaždin First Gymnasium and TRICKYone from Elektro-engineering School Varaždin, took the lead. Particularly good results were achieved by the pupils of the Zagreb High School Luciana Vranjanina (Team Lucijanka1) and XV. the Grammar School (Madionicar Team) and the Rijeka School of My Mirković School of Economics (NUMBERONE1) and the Economics School of Velika Gorica (MiG), which took second and third place at the Statistics Olympics.
January 27, 2018 – The Croatian Bureau of Statistics informs that until 25 January 2018 there are 517 teams from 108 high schools applied for the Statistical Olympics in Croatia with a total of 1429 registered high school students. However, this is not the only good news – at the EU level Croatia is convincingly the best on the number of registered teams per 100,000 inhabitants and has 10 times more than EU-average admissions (only Spain has a larger number of registered teams than Croatia).
Croatian Statistical Association successfully organized:
ISCCRO’18- The 2nd International Statistical Conference in CROatia, 10-11 May, 2018, Opatija, Croatia
ISCCRO’18 Photo Gallery
American Statistical Association: More Good News: Statistician Among Top Jobs in 2018
European Statistics Day, October 20, 2017 has been celebrated in Croatia and Europe wide:
**On October 20, 2017, Croatian Statistical Association helps promoting the STATISTICAL OLYMPICS in Croatia, the EU project led by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics. Members of the CSA welcome STATISTICAL OLYMPICS project promotion in Zagreb, Osijek, Split, Rijeka, Varaždin. Photos.
**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 event together with CSA and Croatian Biometeric Society. 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.
***2018- ISCCRO’18 to be held in May 2018 is announced at World of Statistics Activities Calendar
***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 Conference – ISCCRO’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
** 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:
Q2018 – European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics, 27th – 29th June, 2018 Kraków, Poland.
15th Applied Statistics 2018 International Conference, September 23 – 26, 2018, Ribno (Bled), Slovenia
K-BioS2018 – Spec. Session on Kinesiology in Sport and Medicine: from Biomechanics to Sociodynamics (at the icSPORTS 2018), 20 – 21 Sept., 2018, Seville, Spain
Contact: Igor Gruic, PhD – Chair; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
BigSurv 2018 , Big Data Meets Survey Science, October 25-27, 2018, Barcelona, Spain
YSM23-2018 – 23rd Young Statisticians Meeting, 12-14 October, 2018, Balaton, Balatonfüred, Hungary
CESS 2018 / Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Bambergu, Germany
OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge, and Policy; Incheon, Korea; November 27-29, 2018
ESRA – 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, 15 – 19 July 2019, Zagreb, Croatia
Conference: Extreme Value Analysis 2019, July 1-5, 2019, Zagreb, Croatia (Organizer: Croatian Mathematical Society)
WSC – ISI2019 – International Statistical Institute (ISI): 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress, 18 – 23 August 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ISCCRO’20 – The 3rd International Statistical Conference in Croatia (ISCCRO’20), 7-8 May, 2020, Dubrovnik, Croatia