DAY 1 - Monday, 19 August 2019

SIPS A1.00

Organiser & Chair: Helen MacGillivray
Discussants: Susan Ellenberg, Noel Cressie, Anthony Davison
Prediction, estimation, and attribution
Bradley Efron, Stanford University, USA

STS B1.00

Organiser: Ahmad Mohamad Hussein
Chair: Saleh Al Nabit
Discussant: Mohd Uzir Mahidin
Modernization and monitoring SDGs in area of conflicts or in fragile conditions
Ola Awad, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, State of Palestine
Prioritisation of Sustainable Development Goals and efforts of SESRIC to support statistical modernisation in OIC member countries
Nebil Dabur, SESRIC, Turkey
Modernisation of statistical systems - Experiences of GCC-Stat
Sabir Al Harbi, GCC Statistical Center, Saudi Arabia
Morocco's experience in South/South Cooperation and statistical capacity building
Belkacem Abdous, High Commission for Planning, Morocco
Modernization of the Tunisian Statistical System and its impact on statistical production for SDGs
Hedi Saidi, National Institute Statistics of Tunisia

IPS B1.01-B1.02

Organiser & Chair: Peter Guttorp
Elizabeth L. Scott: A portrait of the statistician as a young woman
Amanda L Golbeck, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Steve O. Rice (1907 – 1986) – Inspired by random noise, inspiring statistics research
Georg Lindgren, Lund University, Sweden
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, France
• Thordis Thorarinsdottir, Norwegian Computing Center, Norway
• Wendy Martinez, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, USA
Organiser: Tamanna Howlader
Chair: Paulo Canas Rodrigues
The critical role of statistics in Forensic Science
Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia, USA
Estimating damages in the largest EU cartel case
Svetlana Borovkova, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Probability & Partners, Netherlands
Expert evidence: civil law, epidemiology and data quality
Jane L Hutton, University of Warwick, UK

STS B1.03

Organiser: Eric Chin
Chair: Dennis Martin
Developing a world-class credit reporting industy in Malaysia: Challenges and the way forward
Eric Chin, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Credit assessment: From a credit provider's perspective
Vincent Mok, CIMB Bank Berhad, Malaysia
CCRIS and its role in promoting financial stability
Rosnizam Saari, Bank Negara Malaysia

IPS B1.04-B1.05

Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Naruki Mori
Communicating on Lebanese inflation: Deciphering the impact of imported inflation
Sana Antoine Souaid Jad, Central Bank of Lebanon
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
Bringing users and compilers together – effective building on datadriven supervision
Tim Danner, Netherlands Bank
Stakeholder engagement throughout the statistical value chain – views from South Africa
Barend Christoffel de Beer, South African Reserve Bank
Let’s talk! – Communicating statistics across Europe through the Digicom programme
Sybille Luhmann, Eurostat, Luxembourg
Internal communication with users at the Deutsche Bundesbank: Improving statistics and analytics
Stephan Müller, Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany
Organiser & Chair: Shahjahan Khan
Discussants: Louise M Ryan | Suhail A R Doi
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, Australia
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, Malaysia
The Doi plot and the LFK index for detecting bias in meta-analysis
Luis Furuya-Kanamori, Australian National University
Selecting the best meta-analytic estimator for epidemiology: A simulation study
Suhail A R Doi, Qatar University

STS B1.06

Organiser: Ahmad Razlan Alias
Chair: Siti Haslinda Mohd Din
Big data analytics for 21st Century learning
Badrul Hisam Besri, TM ONE, Malaysia

IPS B1.07-B1.18

Organiser: Thaddeus Tarpeynyior
Chair: Todd Ogden
Handling missing scalar and functional data in integrative analysis with applications to mental health research
Adam Ciarlegio, George Washington University, USA
Statistical modelling for psychiatric nosology
Thaddeus Tarpey, New York Universtiy, USA
Functional data analysis for activity profiles from wearable devices
Ian McKeague, Columbia University
Sequential assessment strategies for making individual treatment decisions
Eva Petkova, New York University, USA
Organiser: Ann Blake
Chair: Robert Bumpstead
Population estimation from administrative sources; discussion of some of the methodological challenges with potential solutions
James J Brown, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
International approaches to admin-based population estimates (Office for National Statistics, UK)
Becky Tinsley & Jay Lindop, 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
Organiser: Helen MacGillivray
Chair: John Harraway
Discussant: Gail Burrill
ISLP challenges alternative truths
Reija Helenius, Statistics Finland
Turning data users into data scientists
Matthew Parry, University of Otago, New Zealand
Creating data-rich tools for decision makers: The case of the constituency explorer
James Robert Nicholson, University of Durham, UK
Getting the foundations right
Helen MacGillivray, ISI President
Organiser: Balgobin Nandram
Chair: Ray Chambers
A Bayesian approach to providing official statistics for wards in the Nepal census
Balgobin Nandram, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
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, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Organiser: Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin
Chair: Caterina Primi
Discussants: Manfred Borovnick
Epidemiological concepts as a foundation for inductive reasoning in harnessing the potential of big data for evidence-based healthcare
Rossi Hassad, Mercy College, USA
Statistics: Your ticket to anywhere!
Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin, Macquarie University, Australia
Systems thinking for statistics education
Peter Howley, Newcastle University, Australia
Reinventing a design game to teach real world data skills through simulated data
David Stern, University of Reading, UK
Organiser: Eric Vance
Chair: Atinuke Olusola Adebanji
Discussant: Eric Vance
University - Industry partnerships: Experiences from India
Bhaswati Ganguli, University of Calcutta, India
The impact of statistical collaboration center on non – statistician, Wolkite University, Ethiopia
Kassahun Trueha, Wolkite University, Ethiopia
Enhancing food security in Pakistan with advanced statistical knowledge and tools through effective statistical collaboration
Eric Vance, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Building manpower in the field of statistical sciences for business and industry in North Central Nigeria
Monday Osagie Adenomon, Nasawara State University, Nigeria
Organiser: Seng Huat Ong
Chair: Ashis SenGupta
Log-concavity of Discrete Distributions, Malaysia
Ramesh C. Gupta, University of Maine Orono, USA
Relative dispersion indexes for multivariate count distributions
Celestin Kokonendji, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté - UFR Sciences Et Techniques UFC, France
The Conway-Maxwell-Poisson stochastic process for dispersed count data
Kimberly F Sellers, Georgetown University, USA
Bivariate Generalized Inverse Trinomial and related distributions
Seng Huat Ong, UCSI University
Statistical inference for a family of count distributions for modelling dispersion
Shin Zhu Sim, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Curate rate models under Different Activation Schemes: Role of discrete distributions
Subrata Chakraborty, Dibrugarh University, India
Organiser: Tjeerd Jellema
Chair: Andrea Silke Stapel-Weber
Discussants: Carlos Sanchez-Munoz, Peter van de Ven
IMF Task Force final report on Special Purpose Entities (SPEs): Compilation issues and implementation in Luxembourg
Paul Feuvrier, Banque Central de Luxembourg
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 nonresident Special Purpose Entity affiliates of U.S. multinational enterprises
Ryan Noonan, Bureau of Economic Analysis, USA
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
Organiser & 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
Organiser: Giovanna Jona Lasinio
Chair: Chun-Houh Chen
Dimension-reduced inference for spatio-temporal changes of Arctic sea ice
Noel Cressie, University of Wollongong, Australia
Assessment of Beijing's air pollution with adjustment to meteorological confounding
Song-Xi Chen, Iowa State University, USA
High-dimensional matrix autoregressive models with applications to spatial lattice data
Nan-Jung Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University, Chinese Taipei
Multi-Resolution spatial methods with an application to PM2.5 data
Hsin-Cheng Huang, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Chinese Taipei
Organiser: Christian Hirsch
Chair: Maurice Brandt
Introduction to INEXDA’s metadata schema
Christian Hirsch, Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany
How Banca D'Italia disseminates granular statistics to external researchers: The case of firms’ and households’ survey data
Laura Bartiloro, Banca D'Italia, Italy
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
INEXDA - The granular data network
Renaud Lacroix, Banque de France
Organiser: Bovas Abraham
Chair: Manoj Chacko
Improved estimation of wealth indices from asset counts
Giovanni Merola, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Coherent Forecasting for Over dispersed Integer Autoregressive Model
Manik Awale, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
Time Series Approach for Modelling the Merger and Acquisition Series: An Application to Indian Banking System
Jitendra Bissessur, Central University of Rajasthan, India

STS B1.19-B1.22

Organiser: Sotiris Bersimis
Chair: Tahir Ekin
An approach to monitoring multivariate time between events
Ross Stewart Sparks, CSIRO, Australia
Healthcare fraud detection using machine learning approaches
Vassilis Plagianakos, University of Thessaly, Greece
Monitoring pharmaceutical expenditures using SPM techniques
Elisavet Nika, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Controlling data quality in the presence of missing data using multivariate control charts
Tahir Mahmood, City University of Hong Kong
Statistical control of Shewhart control charts
Rob Goedhart, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Integrating Process Monitoring Techniques and Scan Statistics for Monitoring Public Health
Sotiris Bersimis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Organiser & Chair: Josefina Venegas Almeda
Discussants: Arturo Martinez, Wilma Guillen
The indicator system for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) monitoring in the Philippines: Its current status
Mechelle Mendoza Viernes, 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
Organiser: Wan Siti Zaleha Wan Zakaria
Chair: Mahinthan J. Mariasingham
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), USA
Development in merchandise trade indicators
Valdone Kasperiuniene, European Commission
The rise of China and the Malaysian electronics and electrical sector (A bilateral trade view)
Kok Onn Ting, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Malaysia
Quantifying China’s involvement and participation in global value chains
Donald Jay Mari Bertulfo, Asian Development Bank
Organiser: Rahmatullah Imon
Chair: Ali S. Hadi
Discussant: Atikur R. Khan
Identification of multiple unusual observations in spatial regression
Rahmatullah Imon, Ball State University, USA
Identification of high leverage points in linear functional relationship model for big data
Abu Sayed Md. Al Mamun, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh
Outlier detection method in circular data
Yong Zulina Zubairi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Robust VIF-Regression screening for big data
Hassan S Uraibi, University of Al-Qadisiyah, Iraq

CPS1966-01: Identifying preferred life insurance products using classification trees, multinomial logistic regression, and random forest
Jessa Luzelle Cuaresma, University of the Philippines
CPS2036-02: Identifying survey location using GIS: A case study on Malaysia Employment Survey in oil palm plantations, 2018
Mahdir Bahar, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2297-03: Food security/ insecurity and policy responses in Sri Lanka: A theoretical review
Pala Mullalage Prasad Anura Kumara, Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka
CPS2213-04: The evolution of foreign direct investment in Malaysia
Syamimi Shahbudin, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2075-05: Relationship of inflation with imports and exports in Malaysia
Wan Siti Zaleha Wan Zakaria, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2216-06: A study on the training effectiveness in school (Cluster) of methodology, research and quality, ILSM
Norbani Yacob, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS795-07: Stochastic modeling of the impact of climate change on the variability of daily rainfall in Benin
Nestor Bokossa, CIPMA-CHAIR UNESCO (UAC-Benin)
CPS2044-08: Parametric Weibull time-varying covariate model for HIV-TB mortality
Siti Afiqah Muhammad Jamil, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
CPS1351-09: Analysis of a vaccination mathematical model on infectious measles disease
Hope Ifeyinwa Mbachu, Imo State University, Nigeria
CPS861-10: Comparative analysis of design-based and synthetic estimates of ownership of farm equipment and facilities for the 2002 Census of Agriculture
Madeline Dumaua Cabauatan, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
CPS886-11: A new regression model for positive random variables
Marcelo Bourguignon Pereira, Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil
CPS1060-12: Using machine learning technique to classify geographic areas with socioeconomic potential for broadband investment
Tan Taik Guan, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
CPS2047-13: Silver tsunami in Kulai 2010-2020
Kamaruzaman Bin Mohamed, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS1053-14: Research on the estimation method of reference rate in FISIM accounting
Zhi Xiu Du, Inner Mongolia University of Finance and Economics, China
CPS2215-15: A theoretical framework for analyzing instructors’ beliefs, attitudes, and practices in the context of quantitative reasoning
Gerald Iacullo, Berkeley College, USA
CPS904-16: How ICT statistics facilitate countries for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with focusing on Iran’s ICT statistics
Saeed Fayyaz, Statistical Center of Iran
CPS1113-24: Instrumental variable analysis in healthcare delivery science: Underutilized yet valuable
Madhu Mazumdar, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
CPS2125-25: Small area estimation for linear parameter under a spatial unit-level lognormal model
Dian Handayani, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
CPS1137-26: Indicators of schooling development
Mamadou Youry Sall, Gaston Berger University, Senegal
CPS2141-27: Factors influencing the economic growth using state Gross Domestic Product (GDP): A case study of Negeri Sembilan
Kok Hwa Lim, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS1188-28: General class of Ratio-cum-Product estimators in Two-Phase sampling using Multi-Auxiliary variables
Peter Ibikunle Ogunyinka, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
CPS2062-29: Household consumption expenditure patterns in Malaysia
Fatihah Ariffin, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS1144-30: Forecast error variance analysis on the impact of foreign exchange rate volatility on Nigeria export growth
Oluwafemi Clement Onifade, University. of Abuja, Nigeria
CPS2531-31: The evolution of Environment Statistics in Department of Statistics Malaysia
Zaitun Mohd Taha Abd. Rahman, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2084-32: Model averaging on household income to examine the poverty in Malaysia
Siti Aisyah Mohd Padzil, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
CPS2237-33: Towards measuring the digital economy: Initiative and challenges
Yusrina Mohd Yusoff, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2097-34: Stock market network analysis: Evidence from the Bursa Malaysia
Hafizah Bahaludin, International Islamic University Malaysia
CPS2543-35: A comparison between annual maximum and partial duration series of high-flow at Langat River
Firdaus Mohamad Hamzah, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
CPS2475-36: Estimation of the prevalence of depression via the latent class model using the National Health Survey Sample, 2013
Rita de Cássia de Lima Idalino, Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Brazil
CPS1145-39: On jumps models, newly asymmetric innovations in volatility models and applications
Oyebimpe Emmanuel Adeniji, Ibadan University, Nigeria


Chair: Natalie Shlomo

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

Can we adapt existing methodology to investigate hard-to-survey populations?

Do we need to develop alternative solutions and if so, what solutions are available and how should they be prioritised?

Can we build joint activities, collaborations and relevant training to develop new methodologies related to hard-to-survey populations?

Chair: Steven Vale

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

How have you developed new partnerships to integrate statistical and geospatial information?

What outcomes have you achieved or planned?

Chair: Amila Poddar

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

What are the best ways to apply models with different distributional assumptions on the data?

CPS1218-03: Evaluating agreement between ratings on the Patient Global Impression of Improvement (PGI-I) scale and the Clinical Global Impressions – Improvement (CGI-I): Random effects linear models for estimating intraclass correlation coefficients for reliability research
Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Deakin University, Australia
CPS1219-04: Bayesian analysis of REER-SAARC Series using C-AR model with spherically symmetric error
Ashok Kumar, Central University of Rajasthan, India
CPS2008-06: Fitting statistical models to daily rainfall data at Penang International Airport using Gamma and Weibull distributions
Syafrina Abdul Halim, Universiti Putra Malaysia
CPS2217-07: Addressing the contribution of foreign investment to Malaysia’s economy
Mohd Harith Faiz Md Saad, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS1234-09: Green development and green development index under the background of ecological civilization pilot zone
Yongping Peng, Statistic Bureau of Jiangxi, China
CPS2280-11: The ultimate comprehensive statistical frame: Busting the myth
Hidzir Hamzah, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS1252-14: Global coral species diversity and its relationship with environmental factors
Hungyen Chen, National Taiwan University
CPS1253-15: Quantification of the effect of the priors in Bayesian statistics via Stein’s Method: An illustration based on the Gamma distribution
Fatemeh Ghaderinezhad, Gent University, Belgium
CPS1332-26: Two sides of the same statistical medal - academic and official statistics, examples for the Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fahir Kanlic, Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina
CPS1302-31: Multiple imputation: An iterative regression imputation
Bintou Traore, University of Lagos, Nigeria
CPS1319-33: Dealing with seasonal commodities on prices received index for farmers in Indonesia: Simulation scenarios of horticultural commodities in Central Java Province
Masarina Flukeria, Badan Pusat Statistik, Indonesia
CPS1320-34: Simultaneous confidence bands for copula density based on linear wavelet estimator
Cheikh Tidiane Seck, Universite Alioune Diop de Bambey, Senegal
CPS2228-38: Correlation between salary and number of employees in manufacturing sector with the presence of outliers
Mohd Zulhairi Omar, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2056-39: Validation of measurement instrument for survey research: A review of rating scales related factors
Nurul Hafizah Azizan, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

IPS D1.00-D1.18

Organiser & Chair: Nazaria Baharudin
Discussant: Norma Mansor
The multidimensionality of poverty: Meaning and measurement
Wei San Loh, World Bank
Statistical robustness of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index
Sabina Alkire, University of Oxford, UK
Malaysia Challenges to Implement MPI
Abdul Halim Abdul Aziz, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Malaysia
Income Inequality and Ethnic Cleavages in Malaysia Evidence from Distributional National Accounts (1984-2014)
Muhammed Abdul Khalid, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Gülbin Sahinbeyoglu
Commercial real estate indicators: Prices and beyond
Jens Mehrhoff, Eurostat, Luxembourg
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, Germany
Compilation of the Commercial Property Price Index (CPPI) and its use in Japan
Chihiro Shimizu, National University of Singapore
Organiser & Chair: Scott H Holan
Interpolating distributions for populations in nested geographies using public-use data with application to the American community survey
Scott H Holan, University of Missouri, USA
Hierarchical model for spatial temporal modeling of extremes
Katherine B Ensor, Rice University, USA
Dynamic mixed frequency pooled copula
Hedibert Lopes, INSPER, Brazil
What is the best predictor that you can compute in five minutes?
Jonathan R Bradley, Florida State University, USA
Organiser & Chair: Adrian Roellin
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, China
Cramer-type moderate deviation of normal approximation for unbounded exchangeable pairs
Zhuosong Zhang, University of Melbourne, Australia
Organiser: Nozer Darabsha Singpurwalla
Chair: Rob Goedhart
Discussant: Tom Mazzuchi
Entropies, guessing, searching and information theory
Serdar Boztas, RMIT University, Australia
Information theory in reliability
Tom Mazzuchi, George Washington University, USA
Entropy and Extropy in the Courtroom
Tahir Mahmood, City University of Hong Kong
Organiser: Ivo Dinov D
Chair: Tahir Ekin
Implicit bias in big data analytics
Ejaz Ahmed S, Brock University, Canada
A generative deep machine modeling framework for hypothesis testing and comparing neuroimaging data
Eric Ho Tatt Wei, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia
The default mode network after 20 years: Statistical perspectives
Michelle Liou, Institute of Statistical Science Academia Sinica, Chinese Taipei
Predictive analytics of big neuroscience data
Ivo Dinov D, University of Michigan, USA
Phenotypes, genotypes & voxels: A playground next to a nuclear power plant
Anqi Qiu, National University of Singapore
Organiser: Weng Kee Wong
Chair: Han-Ming (Hank) Wu
On use of metaheuristic algorithms for finding optimal designs
Weng Kee Wong, University of California, USA
Response driven study designs for multivariate longitudinal data
Jonathan Schildcrout, Vanderbilt University, USA
An exact algorithm for the optimal experimental design problem
Selin Dalma Ahipasaoglu, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Organiser & Chair: Kue Peng Chuah
Effects of external assumptions on forecast errors
Christoph Schult, Leibniz-Institut Für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH), Germany
Unemployment forecasting using support vector regression
Bas Scheer, Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB), Netherlands
Forecasting inflation with survey data: The case of Singapore
Chow Hwee Kwan, Singapore Management University
Organiser: 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, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Germany
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, UK
Organiser: 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, Argentina
The evolving role of statistics as a domain of study in the United States
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University, USA
Statistics education in Slovenia: Where we are and where we go
Andrej Blejec , University of Ljubljan, Slovenia
Organiser: 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, USA
Pre-release access to official statistics: The difference between privileged access to government and the media
Giorgio Alleva, Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), ISTAT, Italy
Organiser: 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, USA
Bayesian nonparametric estimation for dynamic treatment regimes
Yanxun Xu, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Semiparametric Bayesian regression for skewed multivariate and tensor data
Debajyoti Sinha, Florida State University, USA
Bayesian sparse multivariate regression with asymmetric nonlocal priors for microbiome data analysis
Juhee Lee, University of California, USA/span>
Organiser & Chair: Barbara R Rater
Discussant: Michael Steiner, Pieter Everaers
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, USA
A case study of Data Integration in Australia
Marcel Van Kints, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organiser & Chair: Jean Michel Durr
Egypt Census 2017
Shaker El-Naggar, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt
Information technologies in next population and housing census in Mexico
Edgar Vielma Orozco, INEGI, Mexico
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
Organiser: Xinwei Deng
Chair & Discussant: Pei Lee Teh
A simple approach for complex data using spline-based multilevel model
Youngdeok Hwang, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Adaptive convex clustering of generalized linear models with application in purchase likelihood prediction
Huijing Jiang, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Organiser: Paulo Canas Rodrigues
Chair: Patrick Groenen
Discussant: Ivor Cribben
Recent advances in singular spectrum analysis
Paulo Canas Rodrigues, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Pattern recognition of interval time series
Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Monash University, Australia
Online monitoring of durations in high frequency time series
Nalini Ravishanker, University of Connecticut, USA

STS D1.18-D1.22

Organiser: Sophie Dabo-Niang
Chair: Sophie Dabo-Niang
Robust estimators for some Piecewise-Deterministic Markov Processes
Patrice Bertail, University of Nanterre, France
Generalized partially linear spatial probit models and applications
Sophie Dabo-Niang, University of Lille
How hard is it to detect abrupt changes in the statistics of time series?
Ronald van Nooijen, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Organiser & Chair: Karen Lee
Discussant: Jean-Marc Israel
The new Portuguese central credit register: A powerful tool for a central bank
Luis Teles Dias, Banco de Portugal
Have domestic prudential policies been effective: Insights from bank-level property loan data
Veronica Batallones Bayangos, Central Bank of the Philippines
Effectiveness of policies to address household indebtedness: Evidence from credit registry data in Malaysia
Muhammad Khairul Muizz Abd Aziz, Bank Negara Malaysia
Organiser: Frederick Kin Hing Phoa
Chair: Junji Nakano
Clustering of research subject based on stochastic block model
Mio Takei, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan
A two-step modern approach for quantifying the relationship among different subjects in the web of science database
Frederick Kin Hing Phoa, Academia Sinica, Chinese Taipei
Quantitatively analyze the capability of the organization: Estimating the capability to induce innovation based on co-author information of articles
Yuji Mizukami, Nihon University, Japan
An empirical and a data-driven analyses on the scientific article citation network
Junji Nakano, Chuo University, Japan
Organiser: Zarina Abd Rahman
Chair & Discussant: Luis Trevino
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, South Africa
Using big data to advance women's financial inclusion: Examining customer journeys at financial institutions in Cambodia
Robin Gravesteijin, UNCDF, USA
Organiser & Chair: Edsel Aldea Pena
Personalized treatment selection for joint optimization of survival and other outcomes
Somnath Datta, University of Florida, USA
A Bayesian joint model under competing risks
Ananda Sen, University of Michigan, USA
Joint modeling of correlated longitudinal measures and a time-to-event outcome with limited failure
Sanjib Basu, University of Illinois, USA
Joint modeling of competing recurrent events, longitudinal marker, and a terminal event
Edsel Aldea Pena, University of South Carolina, USA

STS E1.00-E1.15

Organiser: Tamanna Howlader
Chair: Jane L Hutton
The art of communication - Know thine audience!
Louise M Ryan, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Working with journalists to discuss and report statistical work
John Bailer, Miami University, USA
What can social media do for academic and professional statisticians?
Emi Tanaka, The University of Sydney, Australia
Organiser: 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, Luxembourg
Geospatial tools for acreage estimation and disaster assessment
Linda J Young, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USA
Organiser: 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
Organiser: Tsung Fei Khang
Chair: Choung Min Ng
Discussant: Seng Huat Ong, Tsung Fei Khang
The guide approach
Wei-Yin Loh, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Influential features PCA for high dimensional clustering problem
Wanjie Wang, National University of Singapore
Organiser & Chair : Anang Kurnia
Active effects selection with considering heredity principle in Multi-Factor experiment data analysis
Bagus Sartono, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
Sparse-smoothed method for variable selection in high dimensional data analysis
Arief Gusnanto, University of Leeds, UK
Powerful differential expression analysis incorporating network topology for next generation sequencing data
Agus Salim, La Trobe University & Baker Institute for Heart and Diabetes, Australia
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Olowofeso Olorunsola Emmanuel
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, Germany
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
Lisa de Beer, South African Reserve Bank
Heading for harmonization of data collection
Arjan Bos, Netherlands Bank
Developing and using historical monetary and financial statistics
Boris Hofmann, Bank for International Settlements, Switzerland
Organiser & Chair: Nor Aishah Hamzah
Improved robust rank-based test statistic in high-dimensional regression model
Mahdi Roozbeh, Semnan University, Iran
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, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh
A role of statistical models in the era of artificial intelligence
K.M Sakthivel, Bharathiar University, India
Organiser: Mohd Azmi Haron
Chair: Koh You Beng
Insolvency risk models and capital adequacy rules for banking system
Mohd Azmi Haron, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Volatility Modelling Using Range-Based Measures and Weighted Exogenous Threshold CARR Model
Ng Kok Haur, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Organiser: 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)
Using covert response biases in psychometric assessments for improved job candidate interviews: An example with hospitality roles
Haniza Yon, Malaysian Psychometrics Association
Exploratory study of key traits for the fourth industrial revolution among employees of financial institutions in Malaysia
Kok Mun Yee, Global Psytech Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia
Organiser & Chair : Steve MacFeely
Statistical literacy in the digital age in Argentina, Argentina
Teresita Evelina Terán, Universidad Nacional De Rosario-Argentina
Organiser & Chair: Victor Perez Abreu
Functional approximation of infinitely divisible processes with applications
Andreas Basse-O`Connor, Aarhus University, Denmark
Extrema of long range dependent infinitely divisible random fields
Genndady Samorodnitsky, Cornell University, USA
Infinitely divisible processes their random translations
Jan Rosinski, University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA
Organiser: Jayson Poon
Chair: Yip Kah Kit
Discussants: Kenneth Lim, Azleena Idris
Age of person credit score
Klyment Wong, WeChat Pay Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Leveraging on Data & Analytics to improve the adoption of e-wallet and financial services
Adrian Burton, Axiata Digital Services, Malaysia
Organiser: Bruno Dupire
Chair: Arun Verma
Discussant: Alexandre Alesi
Machine learning for finance
Bruno Dupire, Bloomberg L.P., USA
Quantamental models for investing
Arun Verma, Bloomberg L.P., USA
Correlations in asynchronous markets
Aakriti Mittal, Bloomberg L.P., USA
Organiser: Ezatul Nisha Abdul Rahman
Chair: Tengku Aizan Tengku Abdul Hamid
DIscussant: Norma Mansor
Demographics changes in Malaysia: Impact on shrinkage of working age population
Ezatul Nisha Abdul Rahman, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Wanchat Suwankitti, National Economic and Social Development Board, Thailand
Socio-economic Satisfaction of Orang Asli in Structured Resettlement Programmes within the Parliamentary Constituency of Cameron Highlands
Devamany S. Krishnasamy, Malaysia

CPS Oral E1.16-D1.22

Chair: Dahlan Abdul Ghani
CPS1406: Clustering planar shapes combined with multidimensional scaling
Mousa Golalizadeh, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
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, Australia
Chair: Siti Asiah Ahmad
CPS1254: The measurement of inequality of opportunity in China
Yu Jin, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China
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, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
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., Germany
CPS1452: Youth status in Egyptian labor market
Said Ahmed Said Soliman, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), Egypt
Chair: Riyanti Saari
CPS1381: Comparing record linkage methods for data integration on Brazilian agriculture
Andrea Diniz da Silva, National School of Statistical Science Brazil
CPS1931: Every Policy is Connected (EPIC): A generic tool for policy-data integration
Arman Bidarbakhtnia, UNESCAP, Thailand
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: Modelling seasonal epidemic data using Integer Autoregressive Model
Manik Shankar Awale, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
CPS1889: Time series forecasting model by singular spectrum analysis and neural network
Subanar Senosaleh, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
CPS2025: MPCMP: Mean-Parametrized Conway-Maxwell Poisson (Com-Poisson) regression
Thomas Fung, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia
CPS2164: Analytical likelihood derivatives for state space forecasting models
Jonathan Hosking,, USA
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, Riau, Indonesia
Chair: Chua Kue Peng
CPS1822: On robust index tracking
Spiridon Ivanov Penev, the University of New South Wales, Australia
CPS1947: Semi-parametric single-index predictive regression
Hsein Kew, Monash University, Australia
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, South Africa
CPS2444: How resilient is Indian banking system? – IBS perspective
Avijit Joarder, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Chair: Zainol Jamil
CPS1982: Traditional and newly emerging data quality problems in countries with functioning Vital Statistics: Experience of the Human Mortality Database
Dmitri Jdanov, MPIDR, Germany
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, Germany
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: Mohamad Hamizan Abdullah
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
CPS2145: Asymmetry of International Trade Statistics: A focus on Sarawak’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trade with Japan
Roslawati Yahya , Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2134: A multi-factor modelling for retail demand forecasting: An empirical analysis of restaurant visitors prediction
Yutaka Kuroki, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
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, Malaysia
CPS2258: Health tourism in Malaysia: Does this industry provide a catalyst for economic growth?
Siti Norfadillah Md Saat, Department of Statistics Malaysia