Monday, 19 August 2019

Organizer & Chair: Helen MacGillivray
Discussant: Susan Ellenberg
Prediction, estimation, and attribution
Bradley Efron, Stanford University
TBA
Susan Ellenberg, University of Pensylvania
Organizer: Eric Chin
Chair: Dennis Martin
CCRIS and its role in promoting financial stability
Rosnizam Saari, Bank Negara Malaysia
Developing a world-class credit reporting industy in Malaysia: Challenges and the way forward
Eric Chin, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd
Credit assessment: From a credit provider's perspective
Vincent Mok, CIMB Bank Berhad
Organizer & Chair: Peter Guttorp
A view on 50 years of life of the ISI: (With a focus on ISI relations with official statistics)
Jean-Louis Bodin, Former ISI President
Steve O. Rice (1907 – 1986) – Inspired by random noise, inspiring statistics research
Georg Lindgren, Lund University
Elizabeth L. Scott: A portrait of the statistician as a young woman
Amanda L Golbeck, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Panel Discussion
• Thordis Thorarinsdottir, Norwegian Computing Center
• Wendy Martinez, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington
Organizer: Tamanna Howlader
Chair: Jane L Hutton
Discussant: Vijay Nair'
The critical role of statistics in forensic Science
Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia
Error rate estimation for bio authentication in forensics
Micheal E. Schuckers, St. Lawrence University
Estimating damages in the largest EU cartel case
Svetlana Borovkova, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Probability & Partners
Organizer: Ahmad Mohamad Hussein
Chair: Saleh Al Nabit
Discussant: Mohd Uzir Mahidin
Prioritisation of Sustainable Development Goals and efforts of SESRIC to support statistical modernisation in OIC member countries
Nebil Dabur, SESRIC
Modernisation of statistical systems - experiences of GCC-Stat
Sabir Al Harbi, GCC Statistical Center (GCC-Stat)
Modernization and monitoring SDGs in area of conflicts or in fragile conditions
Ola Awad, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
Morocco’s experience in South/South Cooperation and statistical capacity building
Belkacem Abdous, High Commission for Planning
Modernization of the Tunisian statistical system and its impact on statistical production for SDGs
Hedi Saidi, National Institute Statistics of Tunisia
Organizer: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Naruki Mori
Stakeholder engagement throughout the statistical value chain – views from South Africa
Barend Christoffel de Beer, South African Reserve Bank
The importance of communication between compilers and users in improving the quality of statistics: The Bank of Japan’s experience
Kuniko Moriya, Bank of Japan
Communicating on Lebanese inflation: Deciphering the impact of imported inflation
Sana Antoine Souaid Jad, Central Bank of Lebanon
Internal communication with users at The Deutsche Bundesbank: Improving statistics and analytics
Stephan Müller, Deutsche Bundesbank
Bringing users and compilers together – effective building on datadriven supervision
Tim Danner, Netherlands Bank
Let’s talk! – Communicating statistics across Europe through the Digicom programme
Sybille Luhmann, Eurostat
Organizer & Chair: Shahjahan Khan
Discussants: Louise M Ryan | Suhail A R Doi
Selecting the best meta-analytic estimator for epidemiology: A simulation study
Suhail A R Doi, Qatar University
The Doi plot and the LFK index for detecting bias in meta-analysis
Luis Furuya-Kanamori, Australian National University
Perioperative outcomes of Laparoscopic Assisted Rectal Resection (LARR) vs Open Rectal Resection (ORR) for carcinoma: A meta-analysis and systematic review
Muhammed Ashraf Memon, University of Queensland
Meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials comparing Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) versus Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) for weight loss outcomes
Rossita M Yunus, University of Malaya
Organizer: Bovas Abraham
Chair: Kanchan Jain
Infinite regime autoregressive conditional duration models
Thehkkedam Ramanathan, University of Pune
Improved estimation of wealth indices from asset counts
Giovanni Merola, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Risk forecasting using generalized autoregressive estimating function driven models
Aera Thavaneswaran, University of Manitoba
Organizer: Thaddeus Tarpeynyior
Chair: TBA
Sequential assessment strategies for making individual treatment decisions
Eva Petkova, New York University
Statistical modelling for psychiatric nosology
Thaddeus Tarpey, New York Universtiy
Distance-Based approaches to precisionmedicine
Todd Ogden, Columbia University
Handling missing scalar and functional data in integrative analysis with applications to mental health research
Adam Ciarlegio, George Washington University
Organizer: Ann Blake
Chair: TBA
Population estimation from administrative sources; discussion of some of the methodological challenges with potential solutions
James Brown, University of Technology Sydney
International approaches to admin-based population estimates (Office for National Statistics, UK)
Becky Tinsley, Office of National Statistics, UK
Progress in New Zealand using linked administrative sources for the census and population statistics
Christine Bycroft, Statistics New Zealand
Estimation of gross population flows when Statistical Population Datasets (SPDS) are incomplete
John Dunne, Central Statistics Office, Ireland
UK progress on putting administrative data at the core of migration statistics
Jay Lindop, Office for National Statistics
Organizer: Helen MacGillivray
Chair: John Harraway
Discussant: Gail Burrill
Getting the foundations right
Helen MacGillivray, ISI
ISLP challenges alternative truths
Reija Helenius, Statistics Finland
Turning data users into data scientists
Matthew Parry, University of Otago
Creating data-rich tools for decision makers: The case of the constituency explorer
James Robert Nicholson, University of Durham
Organizer: Balgobin Nandram
Chair: Ray Chambers
A Bayesian approach to providing official statistics for wards in the Nepal census
Balgobin Nandram, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Small area prediction of counts under nonparametric generalized linear mixed model
Hukum Chandra, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute
Estimation of median household income for small areas: A Bayesian semiparametric approach
Dhiman Bhadra, Production and Quantitative Methods Area, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Organizer: Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin
Chair: Caterina Primi
Discussants: Manfred Borovnick | Maria Del Carmen Fabrizio
Statistics: Your ticket to anywhere!
Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin, Macquarie University
Epidemiological concepts as a foundation for inductive reasoning in harnessing the potential of big data for evidence-based healthcare
Rossi Hassad, Mercy College
TBA
Peter Howley, Newcastle University
Reinventing a design game to teach real world data skills through simulated data
David Stern, University of Reading
Organizer: Eric Vance
Chair: Atinuke Olusola Adebanji
Discussant: Eric Vance
University - Industry partnerships: Experiences from India
Bhaswati Ganguli, University of Calcutta
The impact of statistical collaboration center on non – statistician, Wolkite University, Ethiopia
Kassahun Trueha, Wolkite University
Enhancing food security in Pakistan with advanced statistical knowledge and tools through effective statistical collaboration
Muhammad Amin, Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture
Building manpower in the field of statistical sciences for business and industry in North Central Nigeria
Monday Osagie Adenomon, Nasawara State University
Organizer: Seng Huat Ong
Chair: TBA
Bivariate generalized inverse trinomial and related distributions
Seng Huat Ong, UCSI University
Log-concavity of discrete distributions
Ramesh C. Gupta, University of Maine Orono
Relative dispersion indexes for multivariate count distributions
Celestin Kokonendji, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UFR Sciences Et Techniques UFC
The Conway-Maxwell-Poisson stochastic process for dispersed count data
Kimberly F Sellers, Georgetown University
Statistical inference for a family of count distributions for modelling dispersion
Shin Zhu Sim, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Curate rate models under different activation schemes: Role of discrete distributions
Subrata Chakraborty, Dibrugarh University
Organizer: Tjeerd Jellema
Chair: Caroline Willeke
Discussants: Carlos Sanchez-Munoz | Peter van de Ven
Irish Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVS): Concepts and challenges of the implementation of the new definition of the IMF task-force
Giovanna Bua, Central Bank Ireland
IMF task force final report on Special Purpose Entities (SPES): Compilation issues and implementation in Luxembourg
Paul Feuvrier, Banque Central de Luxembourg Bua, Central Bank Ireland
Special purpose entities: Relevance and impact of harmonised concepts and measurement challenges – UK contribution
Sami Hamroush, Office of National Statistics, UK
Pass-through equity in non-resident special purpose entity affiliates of U.S. multinational enterprises
Ryan Noonan, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Organizer & Chair: Kevin Carl Pena Santos
Sampling design proposal for household survey in Cambodia with provincial domain
Thy Veun, National Institute of Statistics Cambodia
Model-assisted estimation using panel data and data from independent samples for the family income and expenditure survey
Mae Abigail Miralles, Philippine Statistics Authority
Survey design for quarterly labor force survey in Lao P.D.R.
Somsamay Norasane, Lao Statistics Bureau
Research report on the redesigning of the backyard livestock and poultry survey
Jay Manlapaz, Philippine Statistics Authority
Redesigning of Palay production survey
Divina Gracia L. Del Prado, Philippine Statistics Authority
Organizer: Giovanna Jona Lasinio
Chair: Chun-Houh Chen
Discussant: Hsin-Cheng Huang
Analysis of high-frequency spatio-temporal data
Ruey Tsay, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Dimension-reduced inference for spatio-temporal changes of arctic sea ice
Noel Cressie, University of Wollongong
Assessment of Beijing's air pollution with adjustment to meteorological confoundin
Song-Xi Chen, Peking University & Iowa State University
High-dimensional matrix autoregressive models with applications to spatial lattice data
Nan-Jung Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University
Organizer: Christian Hirsch
Chair: Maurice Brandt
Introduction to Inexda’s metadata schema
Christian Hirsch, Deutsche Bundesbank
Inexda - The granular data network
Renaud Lacroix, Banque de France
How Banca D'Italia disseminates granular statistics to external researchers: The case of firms’ and households’ survey data
Laura Bartiloro, Banca D'Italia
Sharing and using financial microdata
Manuel Sánchez Valadez, Banco de México
Data sharing under confidentiality: The CBRT case
Berkay Akişoğlu, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Organizer: Rahmatullah Imon
Chair: Ali S. Hadi
Discussant: Abdelhameed Elshaarawi
Identification of multiple unusual observations in spatial regression
Rahmatullah Imon, Ball State University
Identification of high leverage points in linear functional relationship model for big data
Abu Sayed Md. Al Mamun, Uni. of Rajshahi
Classification of British rainfall regions based on spatial distances
Noora Nidhal Saleh, University of Al Qadisiyah
Outlier detection method in circular data
Yong Zulina Zubairi, University of Malaya
Robust VIF-Regression screening for big data Hassan S Uraibi, University of Al-Qadisiyah
Organizer & Chair: Sotiris Bersimis
Discussant: Kwok L. Tsui
An approach to monitoring multivariate time between events
Ross Stewart Sparks, CSIRO
Monitoring pharmaceutical expenditures using SPM techniques
Elisavet Nika, Athens University of Economics and Business
Controlling data quality in the presence of missing data using multivariate control charts
Inez Maria Zwetsloot, City University of Hong Kong
Statistical control of Shewhart control charts
Rob Goedhart, University of Amsterdam
Methods for monitoring health care services quality
Vassilis Plagianakos, University of Thessaly
Organizer & Chair: Josefina Venegas Almeda
Discussants: Arturo Martinez | Wilma Guillen
The indicator system for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) monitoring in the Philippines: Its current status
Bernadette Balamban, Philippine Statistics Authority
Expanding the Philippine indicator system for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) monitoring through research
Jessa Sarita Lopez, University of Philippines
Operationalization and institutionalization of the newly developed indicators for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The next step
Sabrina Ocampo Romasoc, Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute
Collaborative arrangements in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the local level
Maria Praxedes Reyes Peña, Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute
Organizer: Wan Siti Zaleha Wan Zakaria
Chair: TBA
Development in merchandise trade indicators
Valdone Kasperiuniene, European Commission
Mirror analysis
Mila Hertinmalyana, Badan Pusat Statistik, Indonesia
Trade imbalances and trade asymmetries: two sides of a complex relation
Ronald Jansen, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
The rise of China and the Malaysian electronics and electrical sector (A bilateral trade view)
Kok Onn Ting, Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
Quantifying China’s involvement and participation in global value chains
Donald Jay Mari Bertulfo, Asian Development Bank
Organizer: Paulo Canas Rodrigues
Chair: Patrick Groenen
Discussant: Ivor Cribben
Recent advances in singular spectrum analysis
Paulo Canas Rodrigues, Federal University of Bahia
Pattern recognition of interval time series
Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Monash University
Online monitoring of durations in high frequency time series
Nalini Ravishanker, University of Connecticut
Organizer: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Gülbin Sahinbeyoglu
Commercial real estate indicators: Prices and beyond
Jens Mehrhoff, Eurostat
Closing data gaps in the monitoring of commercial real estate bank lending
Massimiliano Affinito, Bank of Italy
Constructing a commercial property price index for Turkey
Ezgi Deryol, Central Bank of Turkey
Progress in measurement of prices and activity in German commercial property market
Thomas Knetsch, Deutsche Bundesbank
Compilation of the Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) and its use in Japan
Chihiro Shimizu, National University of Singapore
Organizer: Scott H Holan
Chair: Harrison Quick
Interpolating distributions for populations in nested geographies using public-use data with application to the American community survey
Scott H Holan, University of Missouri
Hierarchical model for spatial temporal modeling of extremes
Katherine B Ensor, Rice University
Dynamic mixed frequency pooled copula
Hedibert Lopes, INSPER
What is the best predictor that you can compute in five minutes?
Jonathan R Bradley, Florida State University
Organizer: Adrian Roellin
Chair: TBA
Wasserstein-2 bounds in normal approximation under local dependence
Xiao Fang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Approximations to heavy tailed distributions
Lihu Xu, University of Macau
TBA
Zhuosong Zhang, University of Melbourne
Organizer: Nozer Darabsha Singpurwalla
Chair: Inez Maria Zwetsloot
Discussant: Tom Mazzuchi
Entropies, guessing, searching and information theory
Serdar Boztas, RMIT University
Information theory in reliability
Refik Soyer, The George Washington University
Measuring the complexity of the multi-state networks based on Jensen-Shannon information
Majid Asadi, University of Isfahan
Organizer: Ivo Dinov D
Chair: Tahir Ekin
Predictive analytics of big neuroscience data
Ivo Dinov D, University of Michigan
Implicit bias in big data analytics
Ejaz Ahmed S, Brock University
A generative deep machine modeling framework for hypothesis testing and comparing neuroimaging data
Eric Ho Tatt Wei, UniversitiTeknologi Petronas
The default mode network after 20 years: Statistical perspectives
Michelle Liou, Institute of Statistical Science Academia Sinica
Phenotypes, genotypes & voxels: A playground next to a nuclear power plant
Anqi Qiu, National University of Singapore
Organizer: Weng Kee Wong
Chair: Han-Ming (Hank) Wu
On use of metaheuristic algorithms for finding optimal designs
Weng Kee Wong, University of California
Response driven study designs for multivariate longitudinal data
Jonathan Schildcrout, Vanderbilt University
D-Optimal design for the Berman's model on an arc
Rong-Xian Yue, Shanghai Normal University
An exact algorithm for the optimal experimental design problem
Selin Dalma Ahipasaoglu, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Organizer & Chair: Kue Peng Chuah
Short-term forecasts of GDP by means of monthly data
Gerhard Rünstler, European Central Bank
Effects of external assumptions on forecast errors
Christoph Schult, Leibniz-Institut Für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)
Unemployment forecasting using support vector regression
Bas Scheer, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB)
Forecasting inflation with survey data: The case of Singapore
Chow Hwee Kwan, Singapore Management University
Organizer: John Maron Abowd
Chair: Lars Vilhuber
The United States Census Bureau adopts differential privacy
John Maron Abowd, United States Census Bureau
Differential privacy from a statistical perspective – obtaining valid inferences from differentially private microdata
Jörg Drechsler, German Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
ABS Tablebuilder: Leading edge advancements in automated tabular confidentialisation from a differential privacy perspective
Daniel Elazar, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Confidentiality and privacy in the dissemination of frequency tables
Natalie Shlomo, University of Manchester
Organizer: Gail Burrill
Chair: Bruno De Sousa
Discussant: Joachim Engel
A discussion about the teaching of statistics at all levels in an Argentine province
Teresita Evelina Terán, National University of Rosario
The evolving role of statistics as a domain of study in the United States
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Statistics education in Slovenia: Where we are and where we go
Andrej Blejec , University of Ljubljan
Organizer & Chair: Yingying Li
Deep neural networks for estimation and inference: Application to causal effects and other semiparametric estimands
Tengyuan Liang, University of Chicago
High dimensional minimum variance portfolio estimation under factor models
Xinghua Zheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Change points detection and identification for high dimensional data
Ping-Shou Zhong, Michigan State University
Organizer: Dipankar Bandyopadhyay
Chair: Hernando Ombao
A Bayesian semiparametric mixture modeling of spatially-dependent positive definite matrices in diffusion tensor imaging
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bayesian nonparametric estimation for dynamic treatment regimes
Yanxun Xu, Johns Hopkins University
Semiparametric Bayesian regression for skewed multivariate and tensor data
Debajyoti Sinha, Florida State University
Bayesian sparse multivariate regression with asymmetric nonlocal priors for microbiome data analysis
Juhee Lee, University of California
Organizer: Shahriman bin Haron
Chair: Kamarudin Mohamad
TBA
Sabina Alkire, University of Oxford
TBA
Yusof Saari, University Putra Malaysia
TBA
Abdul Halim Abdul Aziz, Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
The multidimensionality of poverty: Meaning and measurement
Wei San Loh, World Bank
Organizer & Chair: Jean Michel Durr
Egypt Census 2017
Shaker El-Naggar, CAPMAS
Information technologies in next population and housing census in Mexico
Edgar Vielma Orozco, INEGI
Conducting 2020 smart census using GIS and artificial intelligence
Donghun Suh, Statistics Korea
Computer-assisted personal interviewing as a census data processing solution in Africa: Observed opportunities and challenges
Oliver P. Fischer, United States Census Bureau
Organizer: Andreas Vasilios Georgiou
Chair: Hallgrimur Snorrason
Discussant: Dennis Trewin
Pre-release and embargo – No, they don’t exist
Marjo-Riitta Sylvia Bruun, Statistics Finland
Prelease access to official statistics is not consistent with professional ethics
Andreas Vasilios Georgiou, Amherst College
Pre-release access to official statistics: The difference between privileged access to government and the media
Giorgio Alleva, Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Tyranny hurts measurement
Pali Jobo Lehohla, Statistics South Africa
Organizer: Donald Roy Mcneil
Chair: Khairil Anwar Notodiputro
Discussants: Kamarulzaman Ibrahim
TBA
Alfredo Huete, UTS Sydney
TBA
Potjamas ("Tan") Chuangchang, PSU Pattani
TBA
Noppachai ("Nong") Wongsai, PSU Phuket
Organizer: Xinwei Deng
Chair: Ying Lu
Discussant: Pei Lee Teh
A simple approach for complex data using spline-based multilevel model
Youngdeok Hwang, Sungkyunkwan University
Adaptive convex clustering of generalized linear models with application in purchase likelihood
prediction Huijing Jiang, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Clustering-based data filtering for manufacturing big data system
Ran Jin, Virginia Tech
Organizer: Marcel Van Kints
Chair: Barbara R Rater
Discussant: Brian A Harris-Kojetin
Integrating all data to produce official statistics: Progress report from the USDA'snational agricultural statistics service
Linda J Young, US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service
Data integration - The way to better, and cheaper, statistics
Peter Vig Jensen, Statistics Denmark
TBA
Gemma Van Halderen, Australian Bureau of Statistics
TBA
Marcel Van Kints, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organizer: Karen Lee
Discussant: Jean-Marc Israel
Chair: TBA
Effectiveness of policies to address household indebtedness: Evidence from credit registry data in Malaysia
Muhammad Khairul Muizz Abd Aziz, Bank Negara Malaysia
The new Portuguese central credit register: A powerful tool for a central bank
Luis Teles Dias, Bank of Portugal
Have domestic Prudential policies been efficient: Preliminary insights from bank level property loan data in the Philippines
Veronica Batallones Bayangos, Central Bank of the Philippines
Organizer: Stephan Krische
Chair: Tomas Africa
Discussants: Jaap Van der Straaten | Haishan Fu
The importance of CRVS to Agenda 2030 and the challenges of forming effective partnerships for their development
Matthew Shearing, GOPA
TBA
Lisa Grace Bersales, Phippines Statistics Authority
Organizer: Frederick Kin Hing Phoa
Chair: Junji Nakano
A two-step modern approach for quantifying the relationship among different subjects in the web of science database
Frederick Kin Hing Phoa, Academia Sinica
Clustering of research subject based on stochastic block model
Keisuke Honda, Institute of Statistical Mathematics
An empirical and a data-driven analyses on the scientific article citation network
Livia Lin-Hsuan Chang, Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Quantitatively analyze the capability of the organization: Estimating the capability to induce innovation based on co-author information of articles
Yuji Mizukami, Nihon University
Organizer: Zarina Abd Rahman
Discussant: Luis Trevino
Chair: TBA
State of financial inclusion in Malaysia
Zarina Abd Rahman, Bank Negara Malaysia
Innovative approaches in measuring financial inclusion - Linking survey and administrative data
Damola Owolade, Insight 2 Impact
Using big data to advance women's financial inclusion: Examining customer journeys at financial institutions in Cambodia
Robin Gravesteijin, UNCDF
Organizer: Edsel Aldea Pena
Chair: Piaomu Liu
Personalized treatment selection for joint optimization of survival and other outcomes
Somnath Datta, University of Florida
A Bayesian joint model under competing risks
Ananda Sen, University of Michigan
Joint modeling of correlated longitudinal measures and a time-to-event outcome with limited failure
Sanjib Basu, University of Illinois at Chicago
Joint modeling of competing recurrent events, longitudinal marker, and a terminal event
Edsel Aldea Pena, University of South Carolina
Organizer: Tamanna Howlader
Chair: Jane L Hutton
The art of communication - Know thine audience!
Louise M Ryan, University of Technology Sydney
Working with journalists to discuss and report statistical work
John Bailer, Miami University
What can social media do for academic and professional statisticians?
Emi Tanaka, The University of Sydney
Organizer: Johan Selenius
Chair: Eduardo Barredo-Capelot
New tools for data collection in Swedish surveys on use of fertilisers and animal manure and cultivation measures in agriculture
Ylva Andrist Rangel, Statistics Sweden
The role of Eurostat in modernizing agricultural statistics
Christine Wirtz, Eurostat
Remote sensing and geospatial technology in measuring and monitoring of agro-environmental indicators for sustainable agriculture
Francesco Tubiello, FAO
Geospatial tools for acreage estimation and disaster assessment
Hubert Hamer, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USA
Organizer: Jukka Hoffrén
Chair: Heli Leena Marjatta Mikkelä
The development of national reporting platform for global SDG indicators in Finland
Jukka Hoffrén, Statistics Finland
Collaboration on SDG-Data between national stakeholder groups
Maciej Truszczynski, Statistics Denmark
Coordinated communication for better follow-up of the 2030 agenda in Sweden
Karin Alicia Olovsdotter Hansson, Statistic Sweden
Organizer: Markandey Rai
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Gora, MBUP
Youth employment and empowerment
Guenter Otto Karl, UN-Habitat
Statistics for helping the youth in big cities in Pakistan with gender dimention
Noor Md. Larik, Statistical Office Islamabad
Youth empowerment and sustainable urban development
Arun Kumar Sinha, Central University Bihar
Organizer & Chair : Anang Kurnia
Active effects selection with considering heredity principle in multifactor experiment data analysis
Bagus Sartono, Bogor Agricultural University
Sparse-smoothed method for variable selection in high dimensional data analysis
Arief Gusnanto, University of Leeds
Powerful differential expression analysis incorporating network topology for next generation sequencing data
Agus Salim, La Trobe University & Baker Institute for Heart and Diabetes
Organizer: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Fernando Alberto Rocha
TBA
Boris Hofmann, Bank for International Settlements
Measuring the data universe: The challenges of data integration in a time of exploding data worlds, successful approaches using statistical standards, Bundesbank’s experience
Patricia M Staab, Deutsche Bundesbank
Creating integrated data world within the Bank of Russia
Ekaterina Prokunina, Central Bank of the Russian Federation
Building a standardized taxonomy between financial reporting and macroeconomic statistics – A South African perspective
Alida Maria De Beer, South African Reserve Bank
Heading for harmonization of data collection
Arie Jan Bos, Netherlands Bank
Organizer: Nor Aishah Hamzah
Chair: TBA
Improved robust rank-based test statistic in high-dimensional regression model
Mahdi Roozbeh, Semnan University
Joint modelling of longitudinal 3MS scores and survival for cognitively impaired individual
Noor Akma Ibrahim, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Perfection of volatility prediction with time scale information using wavelet transformation
Md. Sabiruzzaman, University of Rajshahi
A role of statistical models in the era of artificial intelligence
K.M Sakthivel, Bharathiar University
Organizer: Mohd Azmi Haron Chair: TBA
Insolvency risk models and capital adequacy rules for banking system
Mohd Azmi Haron, University of Malaya
Measurement and modeling of moral hazard on equity contracts in investment financing
Aishanuddin AJ, Universiti Teknologi MARA
On the growth and competitive effects of constant market share analysis
Micheal Yap Heck Wei, Maybank Malaysia
Organizer: Mazlina Muhamad
Chair: Mohamad Faeez Mohamad Ali
Discussant: Rense Lange
Cross-validation of a potential model and development of a people analytics assessment solution
Rainer Hermann Kurz, Cubiks Group Limited (UK)
Exploratory study of key traits for the fourth industrial revolution among employees of financial institutions in Malaysia
Kok Mun Yee, Global Psytech Sdn. Bhd.
Using covert response biases in psychometric assessments for improved job candidate interviews: An example with hospitality roles
James Houran, Aethos Consulting Group (USA)
Organizer & Chair : Steve Macfeely
Statistical literacy in the digital age in Argentina
Teresita Evelina Terán, Universidad Nacional De Rosario-Argentina
The elephant in the cloud
Pali Jobo Lehohla, University of Johannesburg
TBA
Haishan Fu, World Bank
Organizer: Victor Perez Abreu
Chair: TBA
Functional approximation of infinitely divisible processes with applications
Andreas Basse-O`Connor, Aarhus University
Extrema of long range dependent infinitely divisible random fields
Genndady Samorodnitsky, Cornell University
Infinitely divisible processes their random translations
Jan Rosinski, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Organizer: Jayson Poon Chair: TBA
Age of person credit score
Klyment Wong, WeChat Pay Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Klyment Wong, WeChat Pay Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Adrian Burton, Ada (Analytics, Data, Advertising), Axiata Digital Services
Organizer: Bruno Dupire Chair: Daniel Eve Discussant: Alexandre Alesi
Machine learning for finance
Bruno Dupire, Bloomberg L.P.
Quantamental models for investing
Arun Verma, Bloomberg L.P.
Correlations in asynchronous markets
Aakriti Mittal, Bloomberg L.P.
Organizer: Sophie Dabo-Niang
Chair: Anne-Françoise Yao
Generalized partially linear spatial probit models and applications
Sophie Dabo-Niang, University of Lille
On nonparametric estimation of relative risk function
Noureddine Rhomari, University Mohamed 1ER
Robust estimators for some Piecewisedeterministic Markov processes
Patrice Bertail, University of Nanterre
How hard is it to detect abrupt changes in the statistics of time series?
Ronald Van Nooyen, Delft University of Technology
Chair: Dahlan Abdul Ghani
CPS1346: Exactly distribution-free procedures for phase-II monitoring of high-dimensional processes
Amitava Mukherjee, XLRI - Xavier School of Management
CPS1406: Clustering planar shapes combined with multidimensional scaling
Mousa Golalizadeh, Tarbiat Modares University
CPS1954: Multiclass classification of growth curves using random change point model with heterogeneity in the random effects
Vincent Chin, The University of New South Wales
CPS2080: Effective sample-specific feature selection
Heewon Park, Yamaguchi University
CPS2092: Forecasting foreign tourist arrivals in India using combination approach based on rough set theory
Shalini Chandra, Banasthali Vidyapith
CPS2149: A method to estimate the boundaries of urban agglomerations at the global level
Ana Moreno Monroy, OECD
Chair: TBA
CPS1254: The measurement of inequality of opportunity in China
Yu Jin, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS1284: Refugees in labor market: Do they act as a marginalisation tool? A decomposition of the wage gap in Palestine
Rabeh Mahmoud Morrar, An-Najah National University
CPS1322: Proportion of population with access to electricity (Developing countries example: Cameroon)
Ze Tolo Mark Antony, Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (Cameroon)
CPS1373: Evidence based indicators for local educational monitoring - detective work for the district Berlin-Mitte
Ulrike Christa Dr. Rockmann, Institute for School Quality Berlin-Brandenburg E.V.
CPS1452: Youth status in Egyptian labor market
Said Ahmed Said Soliman, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2152: Dead or alive: measuring the economic contribution of volunteer work in the Philippines
Christopher Reyes, Jesuit Volunteers Philippines Foundation
Chair: TBA
CPS1381: Comparing record linkage methods for data integration on Brazilian agriculture
Andrea Diniz da Silva, National School of Statistical Science Brazil
CPS1445: Innovation and use of data sources statistics on international migration in Morocco
Jamal Ait Mouha, High Commission for Planning
CPS1931: Every Policy is Connected (EPIC): A generic tool for policy-data integration
Arman Bidarbakhtnia, UNESCAP
CPS2198: Modernizing official statistics in Egypt: The approach to apply open data
Ayman Hathoot Hathoot, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2249: Microdata dissemination at DOSM: Challenges, potential and implementation
Azrin Ahmad, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Chair: Suraya Ismail
CPS1290: Probit model of decent living house ownership determinants in DKI Jakarta province 2017
Sahda Ratnasari Sutikno, Badan Pusat Statistik, Indonesia
CPS1304: Modeling seasonal epidemic data using Integer Autoregressive Model
Manik Shankar Awale, Savitribai Phule Pune University
CPS1889: Time series forecasting model by singular spectrum analysis and neural network
Subanar Senosaleh, Gadjah Mada University
CPS2025: Mean-Parametrized Conway-Maxwell Poisson (Com-Poisson) regression
Thomas Fung, Macquarie University Sydney
CPS2164: Analytical likelihood derivatives for state space forecasting models
Jonathan Hosking, Amazon.com
CPS2166: Robust wavelength selection using input scaling of Filter-Wrapper methods on near infrared spectral data of oil palm fruit mesocarp
Divo Dharma Silalahi, SMART Research Institute, PT. SMART TBK, Riau
Chair: TBA
CPS1185: Flexible models for stock returns based on student's t distribution
Emmanuel Osita Afuecheta, Nnamdi Azikiwe University
CPS1822: On robust index tracking
Spiridon Ivanov Penev, the University of New South Wales
CPS1947: Semi-parametric single-index predictive regression
Hsein Kew, Monash University
CPS1968: Forecasting Naira-USD exchange rate using Bayesian regularized neural network
Ridwan Oyebayo Olaniran, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
CPS2061: An investigation into parametric and non-parametric modelling of LGD to estimate extreme percentiles of the loss distribution with respect to defaulted loans
Janette Larney, North-West University
CPS2444: How resilient is Indian banking system? – IBS perspective
Avijit Joarder, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Chair: TBA
CPS1427: International trade database as a tool to improve the quality of statistics between trading partners
Mostafa Mahmoud Abdelnaby Esmail, (CAPMAS)
CPS1978: Ensuring the quality of data: no accessibility to raw data
Sri Astuti Thamrin, Hasanuddin University
CPS1982: Traditional and newly emerging data quality problems in countries with functioning Vital Statistics: Experience of the Human Mortality Database
Dmitri Jdanov, MPIDR
CPS1983: Data analytics for better statistics
Ning Chong, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore
CPS1984: Integrating clustering and classification into statistical data-quality-management
Stefan Mario Thum, Deutsche Bundesbank
CPS1985: Trusted official smart statistics - challenges for official statistics in using data sources coming from private data producers
Markus Zwick, Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Chair: TBA
CPS658: The impact of mis-specification of the deterministic components in the co-integration model: An application to the bivariate case on South African employment costs and gross earnings
Sagaren Pillay, Statistics South Africa
CPS1438: The construction of sharing economy indicator system and the empirical analysis of sharing economy’s impact on total factor productivity in China
Meihui Zhang, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS2134: A multi-factor modelling for retail demand forecasting: An empirical analysis of restaurant visitors prediction
Yutaka Kuroki, Tokyo University of Science
CPS2145: Asymmetry of International Trade Statistics: A focus on Sarawak’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trade with Japan
Hui Siang Brenda Jee, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2160: Economic determinants of import demand for rubber latex products: An econometric analysis for top 4 rubber consuming countries
Aye Aye Khin, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
CPS2258: Health tourism in Malaysia: Does this industry provide a catalyst for economic growth?
Siti Norfadillah Md Saat, Department of Statistics Malaysia

 

Monday, 19 August 2019

Organizer & Chair: Helen MacGillivray
Discussant: Susan Ellenberg
Prediction, estimation, and attribution
Bradley Efron, Stanford University
TBA
Susan Ellenberg, University of Pensylvania
Organizer & Chair: Peter Guttorp
A view on 50 years of life of the ISI: (With a focus on ISI relations with official statistics)
Jean-Louis Bodin, Former ISI President
Steve O. Rice (1907 – 1986) – Inspired by random noise, inspiring statistics research
Georg Lindgren, Lund University
Elizabeth L. Scott: A portrait of the statistician as a young woman
Amanda L Golbeck, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Panel Discussion
• Thordis Thorarinsdottir, Norwegian Computing Center
• Wendy Martinez, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington
Organizer: Tamanna Howlader
Chair: Jane L Hutton
Discussant: Vijay Nair'
The critical role of statistics in forensic Science
Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia
Error rate estimation for bio authentication in forensics
Micheal E. Schuckers, St. Lawrence University
Estimating damages in the largest EU cartel case
Svetlana Borovkova, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Probability & Partners
Organizer: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Naruki Mori
Stakeholder engagement throughout the statistical value chain – views from South Africa
Barend Christoffel de Beer, South African Reserve Bank
The importance of communication between compilers and users in improving the quality of statistics: The Bank of Japan’s experience
Kuniko Moriya, Bank of Japan
Communicating on Lebanese inflation: Deciphering the impact of imported inflation
Sana Antoine Souaid Jad, Central Bank of Lebanon
Internal communication with users at The Deutsche Bundesbank: Improving statistics and analytics
Stephan Müller, Deutsche Bundesbank
Bringing users and compilers together – effective building on datadriven supervision
Tim Danner, Netherlands Bank
Let’s talk! – Communicating statistics across Europe through the Digicom programme
Sybille Luhmann, Eurostat
Organizer & Chair: Shahjahan Khan
Discussants: Louise M Ryan | Suhail A R Doi
Selecting the best meta-analytic estimator for epidemiology: A simulation study
Suhail A R Doi, Qatar University
The Doi plot and the LFK index for detecting bias in meta-analysis
Luis Furuya-Kanamori, Australian National University
Perioperative outcomes of Laparoscopic Assisted Rectal Resection (LARR) vs Open Rectal Resection (ORR) for carcinoma: A meta-analysis and systematic review
Muhammed Ashraf Memon, University of Queensland
Meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials comparing Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) versus Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) for weight loss outcomes
Rossita M Yunus, University of Malaya
Organizer: Bovas Abraham
Chair: Kanchan Jain
Infinite regime autoregressive conditional duration models
Thehkkedam Ramanathan, University of Pune
Improved estimation of wealth indices from asset counts
Giovanni Merola, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Risk forecasting using generalized autoregressive estimating function driven models
Aera Thavaneswaran, University of Manitoba
Organizer: Thaddeus Tarpeynyior
Chair: TBA
Sequential assessment strategies for making individual treatment decisions
Eva Petkova, New York University
Statistical modelling for psychiatric nosology
Thaddeus Tarpey, New York Universtiy
Distance-Based approaches to precisionmedicine
Todd Ogden, Columbia University
Handling missing scalar and functional data in integrative analysis with applications to mental health research
Adam Ciarlegio, George Washington University
Organizer: Ann Blake
Chair: TBA
Population estimation from administrative sources; discussion of some of the methodological challenges with potential solutions
James Brown, University of Technology Sydney
International approaches to admin-based population estimates (Office for National Statistics, UK)
Becky Tinsley, Office of National Statistics, UK
Progress in New Zealand using linked administrative sources for the census and population statistics
Christine Bycroft, Statistics New Zealand
Estimation of gross population flows when Statistical Population Datasets (SPDS) are incomplete
John Dunne, Central Statistics Office, Ireland
UK progress on putting administrative data at the core of migration statistics
Jay Lindop, Office for National Statistics
Organizer: Helen MacGillivray
Chair: John Harraway
Discussant: Gail Burrill
Getting the foundations right
Helen MacGillivray, ISI
ISLP challenges alternative truths
Reija Helenius, Statistics Finland
Turning data users into data scientists
Matthew Parry, University of Otago
Creating data-rich tools for decision makers: The case of the constituency explorer
James Robert Nicholson, University of Durham
Organizer: Balgobin Nandram
Chair: Ray Chambers
A Bayesian approach to providing official statistics for wards in the Nepal census
Balgobin Nandram, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Small area prediction of counts under nonparametric generalized linear mixed model
Hukum Chandra, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute
Estimation of median household income for small areas: A Bayesian semiparametric approach
Dhiman Bhadra, Production and Quantitative Methods Area, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Organizer: Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin
Chair: Caterina Primi
Discussants: Manfred Borovnick | Maria Del Carmen Fabrizio
Statistics: Your ticket to anywhere!
Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin, Macquarie University
Epidemiological concepts as a foundation for inductive reasoning in harnessing the potential of big data for evidence-based healthcare
Rossi Hassad, Mercy College
TBA
Peter Howley, Newcastle University
Reinventing a design game to teach real world data skills through simulated data
David Stern, University of Reading
Organizer: Eric Vance
Chair: Atinuke Olusola Adebanji
Discussant: Eric Vance
University - Industry partnerships: Experiences from India
Bhaswati Ganguli, University of Calcutta
The impact of statistical collaboration center on non – statistician, Wolkite University, Ethiopia
Kassahun Trueha, Wolkite University
Enhancing food security in Pakistan with advanced statistical knowledge and tools through effective statistical collaboration
Muhammad Amin, Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture
Building manpower in the field of statistical sciences for business and industry in North Central Nigeria
Monday Osagie Adenomon, Nasawara State University
Organizer: Seng Huat Ong
Chair: TBA
Bivariate generalized inverse trinomial and related distributions
Seng Huat Ong, UCSI University
Log-concavity of discrete distributions
Ramesh C. Gupta, University of Maine Orono
Relative dispersion indexes for multivariate count distributions
Celestin Kokonendji, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UFR Sciences Et Techniques UFC
The Conway-Maxwell-Poisson stochastic process for dispersed count data
Kimberly F Sellers, Georgetown University
Statistical inference for a family of count distributions for modelling dispersion
Shin Zhu Sim, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Curate rate models under different activation schemes: Role of discrete distributions
Subrata Chakraborty, Dibrugarh University
Organizer: Tjeerd Jellema
Chair: Caroline Willeke
Discussants: Carlos Sanchez-Munoz | Peter van de Ven
Irish Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVS): Concepts and challenges of the implementation of the new definition of the IMF task-force
Giovanna Bua, Central Bank Ireland
IMF task force final report on Special Purpose Entities (SPES): Compilation issues and implementation in Luxembourg
Paul Feuvrier, Banque Central de Luxembourg Bua, Central Bank Ireland
Special purpose entities: Relevance and impact of harmonised concepts and measurement challenges – UK contribution
Sami Hamroush, Office of National Statistics, UK
Pass-through equity in non-resident special purpose entity affiliates of U.S. multinational enterprises
Ryan Noonan, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Organizer & Chair: Kevin Carl Pena Santos
Sampling design proposal for household survey in Cambodia with provincial domain
Thy Veun, National Institute of Statistics Cambodia
Model-assisted estimation using panel data and data from independent samples for the family income and expenditure survey
Mae Abigail Miralles, Philippine Statistics Authority
Survey design for quarterly labor force survey in Lao P.D.R.
Somsamay Norasane, Lao Statistics Bureau
Research report on the redesigning of the backyard livestock and poultry survey
Jay Manlapaz, Philippine Statistics Authority
Redesigning of Palay production survey
Divina Gracia L. Del Prado, Philippine Statistics Authority
Organizer: Giovanna Jona Lasinio
Chair: Chun-Houh Chen
Discussant: Hsin-Cheng Huang
Analysis of high-frequency spatio-temporal data
Ruey Tsay, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Dimension-reduced inference for spatio-temporal changes of arctic sea ice
Noel Cressie, University of Wollongong
Assessment of Beijing's air pollution with adjustment to meteorological confoundin
Song-Xi Chen, Peking University & Iowa State University
High-dimensional matrix autoregressive models with applications to spatial lattice data
Nan-Jung Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University
Organizer: Christian Hirsch
Chair: Maurice Brandt
Introduction to Inexda’s metadata schema
Christian Hirsch, Deutsche Bundesbank
Inexda - The granular data network
Renaud Lacroix, Banque de France
How Banca D'Italia disseminates granular statistics to external researchers: The case of firms’ and households’ survey data
Laura Bartiloro, Banca D'Italia
Sharing and using financial microdata
Manuel Sánchez Valadez, Banco de México
Data sharing under confidentiality: The CBRT case
Berkay Akişoğlu, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Organizer: Eric Chin
Chair: Dennis Martin
CCRIS and its role in promoting financial stability
Rosnizam Saari, Bank Negara Malaysia
Developing a world-class credit reporting industy in Malaysia: Challenges and the way forward
Eric Chin, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd
Credit assessment: From a credit provider's perspective
Vincent Mok, CIMB Bank Berhad
Organizer: Ahmad Mohamad Hussein
Chair: Saleh Al Nabit
Discussant: Mohd Uzir Mahidin
Prioritisation of Sustainable Development Goals and efforts of SESRIC to support statistical modernisation in OIC member countries
Nebil Dabur, SESRIC
Modernisation of statistical systems - experiences of GCC-Stat
Sabir Al Harbi, GCC Statistical Center (GCC-Stat)
Modernization and monitoring SDGs in area of conflicts or in fragile conditions
Ola Awad, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
Morocco’s experience in South/South Cooperation and statistical capacity building
Belkacem Abdous, High Commission for Planning
Modernization of the Tunisian statistical system and its impact on statistical production for SDGs
Hedi Saidi, National Institute Statistics of Tunisia
Organizer: Rahmatullah Imon
Chair: Ali S. Hadi
Discussant: Abdelhameed Elshaarawi
Identification of multiple unusual observations in spatial regression
Rahmatullah Imon, Ball State University
Identification of high leverage points in linear functional relationship model for big data
Abu Sayed Md. Al Mamun, Uni. of Rajshahi
Classification of British rainfall regions based on spatial distances
Noora Nidhal Saleh, University of Al Qadisiyah
Outlier detection method in circular data
Yong Zulina Zubairi, University of Malaya
Robust VIF-Regression screening for big data Hassan S Uraibi, University of Al-Qadisiyah
Organizer & Chair: Sotiris Bersimis
Discussant: Kwok L. Tsui
An approach to monitoring multivariate time between events
Ross Stewart Sparks, CSIRO
Monitoring pharmaceutical expenditures using SPM techniques
Elisavet Nika, Athens University of Economics and Business
Controlling data quality in the presence of missing data using multivariate control charts
Inez Maria Zwetsloot, City University of Hong Kong
Statistical control of Shewhart control charts
Rob Goedhart, University of Amsterdam
Methods for monitoring health care services quality
Vassilis Plagianakos, University of Thessaly
Organizer & Chair: Josefina Venegas Almeda
Discussants: Arturo Martinez | Wilma Guillen
The indicator system for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) monitoring in the Philippines: Its current status
Bernadette Balamban, Philippine Statistics Authority
Expanding the Philippine indicator system for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) monitoring through research
Jessa Sarita Lopez, University of Philippines
Operationalization and institutionalization of the newly developed indicators for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The next step
Sabrina Ocampo Romasoc, Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute
Collaborative arrangements in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the local level
Maria Praxedes Reyes Peña, Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute
Organizer: Wan Siti Zaleha Wan Zakaria
Chair: TBA
Development in merchandise trade indicators
Valdone Kasperiuniene, European Commission
Mirror analysis
Mila Hertinmalyana, Badan Pusat Statistik, Indonesia
Trade imbalances and trade asymmetries: two sides of a complex relation
Ronald Jansen, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
The rise of China and the Malaysian electronics and electrical sector (A bilateral trade view)
Kok Onn Ting, Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
Quantifying China’s involvement and participation in global value chains
Donald Jay Mari Bertulfo, Asian Development Bank
Organizer: Paulo Canas Rodrigues
Chair: Patrick Groenen
Discussant: Ivor Cribben
Recent advances in singular spectrum analysis
Paulo Canas Rodrigues, Federal University of Bahia
Pattern recognition of interval time series
Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Monash University
Online monitoring of durations in high frequency time series
Nalini Ravishanker, University of Connecticut
Organizer: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Gülbin Sahinbeyoglu
Commercial real estate indicators: Prices and beyond
Jens Mehrhoff, Eurostat
Closing data gaps in the monitoring of commercial real estate bank lending
Massimiliano Affinito, Bank of Italy
Constructing a commercial property price index for Turkey
Ezgi Deryol, Central Bank of Turkey
Progress in measurement of prices and activity in German commercial property market
Thomas Knetsch, Deutsche Bundesbank
Compilation of the Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) and its use in Japan
Chihiro Shimizu, National University of Singapore
Organizer: Scott H Holan
Chair: Harrison Quick
Interpolating distributions for populations in nested geographies using public-use data with application to the American community survey
Scott H Holan, University of Missouri
Hierarchical model for spatial temporal modeling of extremes
Katherine B Ensor, Rice University
Dynamic mixed frequency pooled copula
Hedibert Lopes, INSPER
What is the best predictor that you can compute in five minutes?
Jonathan R Bradley, Florida State University
Organizer: Adrian Roellin
Chair: TBA
Wasserstein-2 bounds in normal approximation under local dependence
Xiao Fang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Approximations to heavy tailed distributions
Lihu Xu, University of Macau
TBA
Zhuosong Zhang, University of Melbourne
Organizer: Nozer Darabsha Singpurwalla
Chair: Inez Maria Zwetsloot
Discussant: Tom Mazzuchi
Entropies, guessing, searching and information theory
Serdar Boztas, RMIT University
Information theory in reliability
Refik Soyer, The George Washington University
Measuring the complexity of the multi-state networks based on Jensen-Shannon information
Majid Asadi, University of Isfahan
Organizer: Ivo Dinov D
Chair: Tahir Ekin
Predictive analytics of big neuroscience data
Ivo Dinov D, University of Michigan
Implicit bias in big data analytics
Ejaz Ahmed S, Brock University
A generative deep machine modeling framework for hypothesis testing and comparing neuroimaging data
Eric Ho Tatt Wei, UniversitiTeknologi Petronas
The default mode network after 20 years: Statistical perspectives
Michelle Liou, Institute of Statistical Science Academia Sinica
Phenotypes, genotypes & voxels: A playground next to a nuclear power plant
Anqi Qiu, National University of Singapore
Organizer: Weng Kee Wong
Chair: Han-Ming (Hank) Wu
On use of metaheuristic algorithms for finding optimal designs
Weng Kee Wong, University of California
Response driven study designs for multivariate longitudinal data
Jonathan Schildcrout, Vanderbilt University
D-Optimal design for the Berman's model on an arc
Rong-Xian Yue, Shanghai Normal University
An exact algorithm for the optimal experimental design problem
Selin Dalma Ahipasaoglu, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Organizer & Chair: Kue Peng Chuah
Short-term forecasts of GDP by means of monthly data
Gerhard Rünstler, European Central Bank
Effects of external assumptions on forecast errors
Christoph Schult, Leibniz-Institut Für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)
Unemployment forecasting using support vector regression
Bas Scheer, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB)
Forecasting inflation with survey data: The case of Singapore
Chow Hwee Kwan, Singapore Management University
Organizer: John Maron Abowd
Chair: Lars Vilhuber
The United States Census Bureau adopts differential privacy
John Maron Abowd, United States Census Bureau
Differential privacy from a statistical perspective – obtaining valid inferences from differentially private microdata
Jörg Drechsler, German Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
ABS Tablebuilder: Leading edge advancements in automated tabular confidentialisation from a differential privacy perspective
Daniel Elazar, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Confidentiality and privacy in the dissemination of frequency tables
Natalie Shlomo, University of Manchester
Organizer: Gail Burrill
Chair: Bruno De Sousa
Discussant: Joachim Engel
A discussion about the teaching of statistics at all levels in an Argentine province
Teresita Evelina Terán, National University of Rosario
The evolving role of statistics as a domain of study in the United States
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Statistics education in Slovenia: Where we are and where we go
Andrej Blejec , University of Ljubljan
Organizer & Chair: Yingying Li
Deep neural networks for estimation and inference: Application to causal effects and other semiparametric estimands
Tengyuan Liang, University of Chicago
High dimensional minimum variance portfolio estimation under factor models
Xinghua Zheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Change points detection and identification for high dimensional data
Ping-Shou Zhong, Michigan State University
Organizer: Dipankar Bandyopadhyay
Chair: Hernando Ombao
A Bayesian semiparametric mixture modeling of spatially-dependent positive definite matrices in diffusion tensor imaging
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bayesian nonparametric estimation for dynamic treatment regimes
Yanxun Xu, Johns Hopkins University
Semiparametric Bayesian regression for skewed multivariate and tensor data
Debajyoti Sinha, Florida State University
Bayesian sparse multivariate regression with asymmetric nonlocal priors for microbiome data analysis
Juhee Lee, University of California
Organizer: Shahriman bin Haron
Chair: Kamarudin Mohamad
TBA
Sabina Alkire, University of Oxford
TBA
Yusof Saari, University Putra Malaysia
TBA
Abdul Halim Abdul Aziz, Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
The multidimensionality of poverty: Meaning and measurement
Wei San Loh, World Bank
Organizer & Chair: Jean Michel Durr
Egypt Census 2017
Shaker El-Naggar, CAPMAS
Information technologies in next population and housing census in Mexico
Edgar Vielma Orozco, INEGI
Conducting 2020 smart census using GIS and artificial intelligence
Donghun Suh, Statistics Korea
Computer-assisted personal interviewing as a census data processing solution in Africa: Observed opportunities and challenges
Oliver P. Fischer, United States Census Bureau
Organizer: Andreas Vasilios Georgiou
Chair: Hallgrimur Snorrason
Discussant: Dennis Trewin
Pre-release and embargo – No, they don’t exist
Marjo-Riitta Sylvia Bruun, Statistics Finland
Prelease access to official statistics is not consistent with professional ethics
Andreas Vasilios Georgiou, Amherst College
Pre-release access to official statistics: The difference between privileged access to government and the media
Giorgio Alleva, Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Tyranny hurts measurement
Pali Jobo Lehohla, Statistics South Africa
Organizer: Donald Roy Mcneil
Chair: Khairil Anwar Notodiputro
Discussants: Kamarulzaman Ibrahim
TBA
Alfredo Huete, UTS Sydney
TBA
Potjamas ("Tan") Chuangchang, PSU Pattani
TBA
Noppachai ("Nong") Wongsai, PSU Phuket
Organizer: Xinwei Deng
Chair: Ying Lu
Discussant: Pei Lee Teh
A simple approach for complex data using spline-based multilevel model
Youngdeok Hwang, Sungkyunkwan University
Adaptive convex clustering of generalized linear models with application in purchase likelihood
prediction Huijing Jiang, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Clustering-based data filtering for manufacturing big data system
Ran Jin, Virginia Tech
Organizer: Marcel Van Kints
Chair: Barbara R Rater
Discussant: Brian A Harris-Kojetin
Integrating all data to produce official statistics: Progress report from the USDA'snational agricultural statistics service
Linda J Young, US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service
Data integration - The way to better, and cheaper, statistics
Peter Vig Jensen, Statistics Denmark
TBA
Gemma Van Halderen, Australian Bureau of Statistics
TBA
Marcel Van Kints, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organizer: Karen Lee
Discussant: Jean-Marc Israel
Chair: TBA
Effectiveness of policies to address household indebtedness: Evidence from credit registry data in Malaysia
Muhammad Khairul Muizz Abd Aziz, Bank Negara Malaysia
The new Portuguese central credit register: A powerful tool for a central bank
Luis Teles Dias, Bank of Portugal
Have domestic Prudential policies been efficient: Preliminary insights from bank level property loan data in the Philippines
Veronica Batallones Bayangos, Central Bank of the Philippines
Organizer: Stephan Krische
Chair: Tomas Africa
Discussants: Jaap Van der Straaten | Haishan Fu
The importance of CRVS to Agenda 2030 and the challenges of forming effective partnerships for their development
Matthew Shearing, GOPA
TBA
Lisa Grace Bersales, Phippines Statistics Authority
Organizer: Frederick Kin Hing Phoa
Chair: Junji Nakano
A two-step modern approach for quantifying the relationship among different subjects in the web of science database
Frederick Kin Hing Phoa, Academia Sinica
Clustering of research subject based on stochastic block model
Keisuke Honda, Institute of Statistical Mathematics
An empirical and a data-driven analyses on the scientific article citation network
Livia Lin-Hsuan Chang, Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Quantitatively analyze the capability of the organization: Estimating the capability to induce innovation based on co-author information of articles
Yuji Mizukami, Nihon University
Organizer: Zarina Abd Rahman
Discussant: Luis Trevino
Chair: TBA
State of financial inclusion in Malaysia
Zarina Abd Rahman, Bank Negara Malaysia
Innovative approaches in measuring financial inclusion - Linking survey and administrative data
Damola Owolade, Insight 2 Impact
Using big data to advance women's financial inclusion: Examining customer journeys at financial institutions in Cambodia
Robin Gravesteijin, UNCDF
Organizer: Edsel Aldea Pena
Chair: Piaomu Liu
Personalized treatment selection for joint optimization of survival and other outcomes
Somnath Datta, University of Florida
A Bayesian joint model under competing risks
Ananda Sen, University of Michigan
Joint modeling of correlated longitudinal measures and a time-to-event outcome with limited failure
Sanjib Basu, University of Illinois at Chicago
Joint modeling of competing recurrent events, longitudinal marker, and a terminal event
Edsel Aldea Pena, University of South Carolina
Organizer: Tamanna Howlader
Chair: Jane L Hutton
The art of communication - Know thine audience!
Louise M Ryan, University of Technology Sydney
Working with journalists to discuss and report statistical work
John Bailer, Miami University
What can social media do for academic and professional statisticians?
Emi Tanaka, The University of Sydney
Organizer: Johan Selenius
Chair: Eduardo Barredo-Capelot
New tools for data collection in Swedish surveys on use of fertilisers and animal manure and cultivation measures in agriculture
Ylva Andrist Rangel, Statistics Sweden
The role of Eurostat in modernizing agricultural statistics
Christine Wirtz, Eurostat
Remote sensing and geospatial technology in measuring and monitoring of agro-environmental indicators for sustainable agriculture
Francesco Tubiello, FAO
Geospatial tools for acreage estimation and disaster assessment
Hubert Hamer, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USA
Organizer: Jukka Hoffrén
Chair: Heli Leena Marjatta Mikkelä
The development of national reporting platform for global SDG indicators in Finland
Jukka Hoffrén, Statistics Finland
Collaboration on SDG-Data between national stakeholder groups
Maciej Truszczynski, Statistics Denmark
Coordinated communication for better follow-up of the 2030 agenda in Sweden
Karin Alicia Olovsdotter Hansson, Statistic Sweden
Organizer: Markandey Rai
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Gora, MBUP
Youth employment and empowerment
Guenter Otto Karl, UN-Habitat
Statistics for helping the youth in big cities in Pakistan with gender dimention
Noor Md. Larik, Statistical Office Islamabad
Youth empowerment and sustainable urban development
Arun Kumar Sinha, Central University Bihar
Organizer & Chair : Anang Kurnia
Active effects selection with considering heredity principle in multifactor experiment data analysis
Bagus Sartono, Bogor Agricultural University
Sparse-smoothed method for variable selection in high dimensional data analysis
Arief Gusnanto, University of Leeds
Powerful differential expression analysis incorporating network topology for next generation sequencing data
Agus Salim, La Trobe University & Baker Institute for Heart and Diabetes
Organizer: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Fernando Alberto Rocha
TBA
Boris Hofmann, Bank for International Settlements
Measuring the data universe: The challenges of data integration in a time of exploding data worlds, successful approaches using statistical standards, Bundesbank’s experience
Patricia M Staab, Deutsche Bundesbank
Creating integrated data world within the Bank of Russia
Ekaterina Prokunina, Central Bank of the Russian Federation
Building a standardized taxonomy between financial reporting and macroeconomic statistics – A South African perspective
Alida Maria De Beer, South African Reserve Bank
Heading for harmonization of data collection
Arie Jan Bos, Netherlands Bank
Organizer: Nor Aishah Hamzah
Chair: TBA
Improved robust rank-based test statistic in high-dimensional regression model
Mahdi Roozbeh, Semnan University
Joint modelling of longitudinal 3MS scores and survival for cognitively impaired individual
Noor Akma Ibrahim, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Perfection of volatility prediction with time scale information using wavelet transformation
Md. Sabiruzzaman, University of Rajshahi
A role of statistical models in the era of artificial intelligence
K.M Sakthivel, Bharathiar University
Organizer: Mohd Azmi Haron Chair: TBA
Insolvency risk models and capital adequacy rules for banking system
Mohd Azmi Haron, University of Malaya
Measurement and modeling of moral hazard on equity contracts in investment financing
Aishanuddin AJ, Universiti Teknologi MARA
On the growth and competitive effects of constant market share analysis
Micheal Yap Heck Wei, Maybank Malaysia
Organizer: Mazlina Muhamad
Chair: Mohamad Faeez Mohamad Ali
Discussant: Rense Lange
Cross-validation of a potential model and development of a people analytics assessment solution
Rainer Hermann Kurz, Cubiks Group Limited (UK)
Exploratory study of key traits for the fourth industrial revolution among employees of financial institutions in Malaysia
Kok Mun Yee, Global Psytech Sdn. Bhd.
Using covert response biases in psychometric assessments for improved job candidate interviews: An example with hospitality roles
James Houran, Aethos Consulting Group (USA)
Organizer & Chair : Steve Macfeely
Statistical literacy in the digital age in Argentina
Teresita Evelina Terán, Universidad Nacional De Rosario-Argentina
The elephant in the cloud
Pali Jobo Lehohla, University of Johannesburg
TBA
Haishan Fu, World Bank
Organizer: Victor Perez Abreu
Chair: TBA
Functional approximation of infinitely divisible processes with applications
Andreas Basse-O`Connor, Aarhus University
Extrema of long range dependent infinitely divisible random fields
Genndady Samorodnitsky, Cornell University
Infinitely divisible processes their random translations
Jan Rosinski, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Organizer: Jayson Poon Chair: TBA
Age of person credit score
Klyment Wong, WeChat Pay Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Klyment Wong, WeChat Pay Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Adrian Burton, Ada (Analytics, Data, Advertising), Axiata Digital Services
Organizer: Bruno Dupire Chair: Daniel Eve Discussant: Alexandre Alesi
Machine learning for finance
Bruno Dupire, Bloomberg L.P.
Quantamental models for investing
Arun Verma, Bloomberg L.P.
Correlations in asynchronous markets
Aakriti Mittal, Bloomberg L.P.
Organizer: Sophie Dabo-Niang
Chair: Anne-Françoise Yao
Generalized partially linear spatial probit models and applications
Sophie Dabo-Niang, University of Lille
On nonparametric estimation of relative risk function
Noureddine Rhomari, University Mohamed 1ER
Robust estimators for some Piecewisedeterministic Markov processes
Patrice Bertail, University of Nanterre
How hard is it to detect abrupt changes in the statistics of time series?
Ronald Van Nooyen, Delft University of Technology
Chair: Dahlan Abdul Ghani
CPS1346: Exactly distribution-free procedures for phase-II monitoring of high-dimensional processes
Amitava Mukherjee, XLRI - Xavier School of Management
CPS1406: Clustering planar shapes combined with multidimensional scaling
Mousa Golalizadeh, Tarbiat Modares University
CPS1954: Multiclass classification of growth curves using random change point model with heterogeneity in the random effects
Vincent Chin, The University of New South Wales
CPS2080: Effective sample-specific feature selection
Heewon Park, Yamaguchi University
CPS2092: Forecasting foreign tourist arrivals in India using combination approach based on rough set theory
Shalini Chandra, Banasthali Vidyapith
CPS2149: A method to estimate the boundaries of urban agglomerations at the global level
Ana Moreno Monroy, OECD
Chair: TBA
CPS1254: The measurement of inequality of opportunity in China
Yu Jin, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS1284: Refugees in labor market: Do they act as a marginalisation tool? A decomposition of the wage gap in Palestine
Rabeh Mahmoud Morrar, An-Najah National University
CPS1322: Proportion of population with access to electricity (Developing countries example: Cameroon)
Ze Tolo Mark Antony, Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (Cameroon)
CPS1373: Evidence based indicators for local educational monitoring - detective work for the district Berlin-Mitte
Ulrike Christa Dr. Rockmann, Institute for School Quality Berlin-Brandenburg E.V.
CPS1452: Youth status in Egyptian labor market
Said Ahmed Said Soliman, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2152: Dead or alive: measuring the economic contribution of volunteer work in the Philippines
Christopher Reyes, Jesuit Volunteers Philippines Foundation
Chair: TBA
CPS1381: Comparing record linkage methods for data integration on Brazilian agriculture
Andrea Diniz da Silva, National School of Statistical Science Brazil
CPS1445: Innovation and use of data sources statistics on international migration in Morocco
Jamal Ait Mouha, High Commission for Planning
CPS1931: Every Policy is Connected (EPIC): A generic tool for policy-data integration
Arman Bidarbakhtnia, UNESCAP
CPS2198: Modernizing official statistics in Egypt: The approach to apply open data
Ayman Hathoot Hathoot, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2249: Microdata dissemination at DOSM: Challenges, potential and implementation
Azrin Ahmad, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Chair: Suraya Ismail
CPS1290: Probit model of decent living house ownership determinants in DKI Jakarta province 2017
Sahda Ratnasari Sutikno, Badan Pusat Statistik, Indonesia
CPS1304: Modeling seasonal epidemic data using Integer Autoregressive Model
Manik Shankar Awale, Savitribai Phule Pune University
CPS1889: Time series forecasting model by singular spectrum analysis and neural network
Subanar Senosaleh, Gadjah Mada University
CPS2025: Mean-Parametrized Conway-Maxwell Poisson (Com-Poisson) regression
Thomas Fung, Macquarie University Sydney
CPS2164: Analytical likelihood derivatives for state space forecasting models
Jonathan Hosking, Amazon.com
CPS2166: Robust wavelength selection using input scaling of Filter-Wrapper methods on near infrared spectral data of oil palm fruit mesocarp
Divo Dharma Silalahi, SMART Research Institute, PT. SMART TBK, Riau
Chair: TBA
CPS1185: Flexible models for stock returns based on student's t distribution
Emmanuel Osita Afuecheta, Nnamdi Azikiwe University
CPS1822: On robust index tracking
Spiridon Ivanov Penev, the University of New South Wales
CPS1947: Semi-parametric single-index predictive regression
Hsein Kew, Monash University
CPS1968: Forecasting Naira-USD exchange rate using Bayesian regularized neural network
Ridwan Oyebayo Olaniran, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
CPS2061: An investigation into parametric and non-parametric modelling of LGD to estimate extreme percentiles of the loss distribution with respect to defaulted loans
Janette Larney, North-West University
CPS2444: How resilient is Indian banking system? – IBS perspective
Avijit Joarder, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Chair: TBA
CPS1427: International trade database as a tool to improve the quality of statistics between trading partners
Mostafa Mahmoud Abdelnaby Esmail, (CAPMAS)
CPS1978: Ensuring the quality of data: no accessibility to raw data
Sri Astuti Thamrin, Hasanuddin University
CPS1982: Traditional and newly emerging data quality problems in countries with functioning Vital Statistics: Experience of the Human Mortality Database
Dmitri Jdanov, MPIDR
CPS1983: Data analytics for better statistics
Ning Chong, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore
CPS1984: Integrating clustering and classification into statistical data-quality-management
Stefan Mario Thum, Deutsche Bundesbank
CPS1985: Trusted official smart statistics - challenges for official statistics in using data sources coming from private data producers
Markus Zwick, Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Chair: TBA
CPS658: The impact of mis-specification of the deterministic components in the co-integration model: An application to the bivariate case on South African employment costs and gross earnings
Sagaren Pillay, Statistics South Africa
CPS1438: The construction of sharing economy indicator system and the empirical analysis of sharing economy’s impact on total factor productivity in China
Meihui Zhang, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS2134: A multi-factor modelling for retail demand forecasting: An empirical analysis of restaurant visitors prediction
Yutaka Kuroki, Tokyo University of Science
CPS2145: Asymmetry of International Trade Statistics: A focus on Sarawak’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trade with Japan
Hui Siang Brenda Jee, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2160: Economic determinants of import demand for rubber latex products: An econometric analysis for top 4 rubber consuming countries
Aye Aye Khin, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
CPS2258: Health tourism in Malaysia: Does this industry provide a catalyst for economic growth?
Siti Norfadillah Md Saat, Department of Statistics Malaysia