DAY 1 - Monday, 19 August 2019

Organiser & Chair: Helen MacGillivray
Discussants: Susan Ellenberg, Noel Cressie
Prediction, estimation, and attribution
Bradley Efron, Stanford University
Organiser: 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
Organiser & 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser & 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: Thaddeus Tarpeynyior
Chair: Eva Petkova
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
Functional data and wearable devices
Ian McKeague, Columbia University
Organiser: 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
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
Creating data-rich tools for decision makers: The case of the constituency explorer
James Robert Nicholson, University of Durham
Getting the foundations right
Helen MacGillivray, ISI
Organiser: 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
Covariance based moment equations for improved variance component estimation
Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore
Organiser: 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
Peter Howley, Newcastle University
Reinventing a design game to teach real world data skills through simulated data
David Stern, University of Reading
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: Tjeerd Jellema
Chair: TBA
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
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
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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser & 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
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
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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: Shazura Zainol Abidin
Chair: Nurhisham Hussein
Discussant: Kenneth Simler
Use of administrative data as an alternative source of official statistics: Opportunities and challenges
Siti Haslinda Mohd. Din, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Harnessing the value of administrative data: A central bank’s experience
Shazura Zainol Abidin, Bank Negara Malaysia
Sourcing of administrative record for official compilers
Farid Ahmad, Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia
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: Matthew Ekum

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

Is prior knowledge of probability distributions necessary in machine learning?

What are the best criteria to determine the best distribution model for fitting Big data?

What does the future hold, in the era of Data Science, for statisticians in general and for those in the field of probability theory and applications in particular?

Chair: Amila Poddar

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

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

Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
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
Zhuosong Zhang, University of Melbourne
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser & 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
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, 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
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
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
Organiser & 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
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
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
Organiser: Shahriman bin Haron
Chair: Kamarudin Mohamad
Sabina Alkire, University of Oxford
Yusof Saari, University Putra Malaysia
Abdul Halim Abdul Aziz, Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
The multidimensionality of poverty: Meaning and measurement
Wei San Loh, World Bank
Organiser & 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
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
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
Organiser: Donald Roy Mcneil
Chair: Khairil Anwar Notodiputro
Discussant: Kamarulzaman Ibrahim
Alfredo Huete, UTS Sydney
Potjamas ("Tan") Chuangchang, PSU Pattani
Noppachai ("Nong") Wongsai, PSU Phuket
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Gemma Van Halderen, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Marcel Van Kints, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Lisa Grace Bersales, Philippines Statistics Authority
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
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
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
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: 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
Organiser & Chair: Tsung Fei Khang
Discussant: Foo Hoong Leong, Seng Huat Ong
The guide approach
Wei-Yin Loh, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Organiser & 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
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Fernando Alberto Rocha
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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
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)
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)
Organiser & 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
Haishan Fu, World Bank
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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
Organiser: 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.
Organiser: 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: Siti Asiah Ahmad
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: Riyanti Saari
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,
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: Chua Kue Peng
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: 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
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


DAY 2 - Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Organiser: Risto Lehtonen
Chair: Peter Lynn
A thing of the past? Household surveys in the new global data ecosystem
Gero Carletto, World Bank
Organiser & Chair: Gail Burrill
The seven deadly sins of data science
Richard Deveaux, Williams College, Williamstown
Organiser & Chair: Mario Palma
Discussant: Nancy Mc Beth
Peace, justice and strong institutions. Walking through Asian and pacific territories
Gemma Van Halderen, United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
Angela Me, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
The challenge of preserving direct citizen participation in the definition of the crime problem: The future of victimization surveys
James Lynch, University of Maryland
Organiser: Nalini Ravishanker
Chair: Ray Chambers
Discussant: Scott H Holan, Denise Britz Do Nascimento Silva
Recent developments in dealing with item nonresponse in surveys: A critical review
David Haziza, University of Montreal
Organiser & Chair: Helen MacGillivray
International Biometric Society – A global network of stats nerds who love to solve problems in the biological sciences!
Louise M Ryan, University of Technology Sydney
Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia
Organiser: Edoardo M Airoldi
Social network dependence, the replication crisis, and (in)valid inference
Betsy Ogburn, Johns Hopkins University
Alexander Volfovsky, Duke University
Panos Toulis, University of Chicago Booth
Guillaume Basse, Berkeley / Stanford University
Organiser: Alison Kelly
Chair: Ross Darnell
Discussant: Linda J Young
Advanced methods of statistical analysis for multi-environment trial data enhanced genetic gain in the Ethiopian sorghum research breeding program
Yohannes Fekadu, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research
Spatial sampling and geospatial information for monitoring agriculture and agri-environment
Elisabetta Carfagna, University of Bologna
Harnessing the next generation of agricultural machinery: Beyond the tractor
Petra Kuhnert, CSIRO
Organiser: Cathy Furlong
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Ola Awad
Panel Discussion
• Cathy Furlong, Statistics without Borders
• Denise Britz Do Nascimento Silva, National School of Statistical Sciences
• Mary W. Gray, American University
• Denise Lievesley, University of Oxford
• Janet Van Niekerk, KAUST / University of Pretoria
• Diane Stukel, FHI 360
• Cynthia Z. F. Clark, Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics
Organiser: Misha Belkindas
Chair: Haishan Fu
Discussant: Oliver Chinganya, Gabriella Vukovich
Role of ISI, and statistical societies in measuring SDG’s
Alexey N Ponomarenko, Russian Statistical Association
How statistical agencies can support bridging the data gap
Heli Mikkela, Statistics Finland
Common approaches to capacity development in response to agenda 2030
Hristina Aleksandrova, GOPA Consulting
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Robert Kirchner
Discussant: Peter van de Ven
Enhancing the quality of core foreign direct investment statistics
Fernando Lemos, Central Bank of Brazil
Characteristics of MNES in Canada
Alexandre Fortier-Labonté, Statistics Canada
Complex multinational enterprises in statistics: The cooperative approach between Bundesbank and Banque de France
Jens Walter, Deutsche Bundesbank
Tracking multinationals’ activities in the shipping industry: A new statitistical framework for the estimation of sea transport services in the Greek balance of payments
Athanasios Petralias, Bank of Greece
Recent improvements of the Tankan business survey
Yuki Uchida, Bank of Japan
Organiser: Anders J S Holmberg
Chair: Arnoldo Frigessi
Big Data and macroeconomic nowcasting: From data access to modelling
Eduardo Barredo Capelot, Eurostat
Replacing a survey question by predictive modelling using register data
Joep Burger, Organisation Statistics Netherlands
Big Data, sample surveys and finite population inferences
Siu-Ming Tam, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Disaggregation of expenditure weights based on transaction data
Li-Chun Zhang, Statistics Norway
Data science for public good - Case studies from the United Kingdom
Chaitanya Joshi, Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics
Organiser: Giovanna Jona Lasinio
Chair: Alessio Pollice
Discussant: Kerrie Mengersen
Bayesian modelling and inference for massive spatial-temporal data
Sudipto Banerjee, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
A fused Gaussian process for large spatial and spatio-temporal data and its applications
Emily Lei Kang, University of Cincinnati
Modelling atmospheric phenomena at the global scale: A non-parametric framework
Fedele Pasquale Greco, Università di Bologna
Block nearest neighboor Gaussian processes
Marcos Oliveira Prates, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Organiser & Chair: Naman Keita
Discussant: Flavio Pinto Bolliger
Developing an administrative data system for agricultural statistics in the context of SDGs monitoring
Dramane Bako, FAO
Building and maintaining a farm register based statistics to monitor and assess SDG's progress in Morocco
Redouane Arrach, Morrocco Ministry of Agriculture
Examining the quality of data from the Philippines’ agricultural administrative reporting system
Dalisay Maligalig, ADB Retiree
Use of administrative records to generate structural data as part of integrated system of agriculture census and follow up surveys: A case of India
Dalip Singh, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Organiser & Chair: Eric Schulte Nordholt
Discussant: Paolo Valente
Planned innovations in the United States 2020 Census
Robert Colosi, Census Bureau (United States)
New paradigm for population and housing census of Korea
Youngil Lim, Statistics Korea
Future operational plan summary for census in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Abdulaziz Alateeq, General Authority for Statistics (Saudi Arabia)
Moving towards a register based census in Spain
Jorge Luis Vega Valle, Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)
Organiser & Chair: Walter J. Radermacher
Discussant: Eleni Papadimitriou, Maurizio Vichi
The multiple faces of trust in statistics and composite indicators: A case for healthy mistrust
Markku Lehtonen, Ecole Des Hautes Etudes En Sciences Sociales– Paris
Monitoring sustainable development in an EU context
Nicola Massarelli, Eurostat
Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, The New School New York
Fair and sustainable well-being indicators for European countries: Comparing different synthesizing approaches
Filomena Maggino, Università Degli Studidi Roma La Sapienza
What are the risks and opportunities of SDGs composite indexes?
Francesca Perucci, United Nations Statistics Division
Of numbers and narratives: Data and evidence for policy-making in the 21st century
Gaby Umbach, European University Institute
Organiser: Chee-Ming Ting
Chair: John Aston
Discussant: Hernando Ombao
Non-stationary high dimensional time series networks for brain imaging data
Ivor Cribben, Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis, Alberta School of Business
Identifying State-driven changes in brain networks using regime-switching models
Chee-Ming Ting, Faculty of Biosciences & Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
A geometric approach towards evaluating FMRI preprocessing pipelines
Martin A Lindquist, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University
Topological data analysis for brain networks
Nicole A. Lazar, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia
Organiser & Chair: Eric Vance
The complementary role of UI-LISA in statistical training and capacity building at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Olusanya Elisa Olubusoye, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Effects of participation in a statistical laboratory on statistics students
Carla Vivacqua, UFRN, Natal, Brazil
Recent advances and impacts of statistical consulting and collaboration laboratories in Nigeria
Olawale Awe, Anchor University Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Science and Data Analysis, Nigeria
Educational impact of statistical collaboration laboratory on students
Haftom Temesgen, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Organiser: Manfred Borovnick
Chair: David Stern
Discussant: Ayse Aysin Bombaci Bilgin
The twin character of risk and probability
Manfred Borovnick, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Probabilistic reasoning, superstitious thinking and gambling behavior in children and adolescents
Caterina Primi, Section of Psychology, University of Florence
Intellectual humility as the key to improve the interpretation of statistics
Rink Hoekstra, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, University of Groningen
Organiser: Michael Thye Frosch
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Tite Habiyakare, Françoise Carré
The resolution concerning statistics on work relationship and how it can be measured
Michael Thye Frosch, International Labour Organization
Debates and issues to identify dependent contractors in labor force surveys
Daniel Pérez, Instituto Nacional de Estadísticade Chile (INSE)
Thailand 2017 LFS - Highlights of findings from testing of dependent contractors
Wissanee Poonsab, Statistical Office of Thailand
Entrepreneurs, Multiparty work relationships and work in the internet-based “Gig Economy”: How to advance on statistical measurement?
Monica Dianne Castillo, ILO
Testing dependent contractors in the Danish labour force survey
Tine Cordes, Statistics Denmark, Copenhagen
Organiser: Zamalia Mahmud
Chair: Mohd Bakri Adam
STATLEARN@: An E-learning tool for assisting students’ understanding of hypothesis testing
Zamalia Mahmud, Universiti Teknologi MARA
Data skills in schools: The statistics award
David Young, University of Strathclyde
Differences in perceptions towards stem of male and female students in Australia
Elizabeth Stojanovski, University of Newcastle
Optimal use of statistical softwares for insight and simulation in teaching and learning statistics: Comparison of Indonesia and Saudi Arabia
Maman Fathurrohman, University of Untirta, Serang City
Organiser: Tracey Savage
Chair: James J Brown
Discussant: Li-Chun Zhang
Population coverage survey sampling in the new Italian register based census
Piero Demetrio Falorsi, ISTAT
Developing an integrated survey for admin based population estimates and labour market statistics
Peter Jones, Office for National Statistics
Recent progress on implementing a Bayesian approach to population estimation from an administrative list subject to under and over-coverage
Shaodan (Anna) Lin, Stats New Zealand
Population size estimation from incomplete multisource lists: A Bayesian perspective on latent class modelling
Davide Di Cecco, ISTAT
Organiser: Kyle Hood
Chair: Baoline Chen
Markov-Switching three-pass regression filter
Danilo Leiva-Leon, Bank of Spain
Forecasting household consumption components: A forecast combination approach
Katherine Tuck, Treasury Department
Bayesian Midas penalized regressions: Estimation, selection, and prediction
Matteo Mogliani, Bank of France
Combination nowcasts of advance estimates of private consumption of services in the U.S. national accounts
Kyle Hood, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
Organiser & Chair: Bee Wah Yap
Discussant: Nurulkamal Masseran
Adaptive control chart with run rules for multivariate coefficient of variation integrating advanced data visualization platform for sustainable manufacturing
Xinying Chew, Universiti Sains Malaysia
The effects of macroeconomic variables on future credit ratings
Chew Peng Gan, Sunway University, Malaysia
Statistical model for count data and its extension of panel count
Wan Fairos Wan Yaacob, Universiti Teknologi MARA
Probability Distribution Model for Predicting Ozone (O3) Exceedances at Two Air Quality Monitoring Sites in Malaysia during Dry Season
Norshahida Shaadan, Universiti Teknologi MARA
Organiser: Olalekan Kazeem Obisesan
Chair: TBA
Extreme value modelling with rainfall distribution
Olalekan Kazeem Obisesan, University of Ibadan
Modelling vehicular emission in Nigeria
Johnson Funminiyi Ojo, University of Ibadan
Modelling prevalence of environmental health disease among undergraduate students of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria: A ML approach
Olawale Basheer Akanbi, University of Ibadan
Change point analysis of rainfall amount across climatic zones in Nigeria
Ebun Adegbola Dosumu, University of Ibadan
Multivariate modelling of water quality parameters in Nigeria
Oluwaseun Ayobami Adesina, The Polythecnic, Ibadan
Organiser: Marta Blangiardo
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Gianluca Baio
On the use of surrogate models to speed the ABC inference for epidemic models in networks
Leticia L. Ramirez Ramirez, CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico
Assessing the acute health effects of apportioned pollutant mixtures
Monica Pirani, Imperial College London
Discrete versus continuous domain models for disease mapping and applications on childhood cancers
Garyfallos Konstantinoudis, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern
Air quality, mortality, and the Indian million deaths study
Patrick Brown, University of Toronto
Organiser: Mohsen Farid
Chair: TBA
Data science and the Big Data framework for development and to benefit from disruptive technology advances
Fionn Murtagh, University of Hudders Field
How can Big Data analytics predict psychiatric morbidity of cancer patients?
Mohsen Farid, University of Derby
Analysis of Blockchain for Healthcare Applications
Asma Adnane, University of Loughborough
Diet4you: A personal intelligent assistant for diets integrating data science
Karina Gibert, Bea Sevilla-Villanueva, Miquel Sànchez-Marrè
Prediction of A&E attendance based on real-time social media feeds
Marcello Trovati, Edge Hill University
A survey of machine learning algorithms for efficient biomarkers identification from erythrocytes dynamic antigens store
Passant El-Kafrawy, Faculty of Science, Menofia University
Chair: Alaba Lamidi-Sarumo, Shuichi Shinmura

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

What are some of the best software/algorithms in mining medical data?

How do medical statisticians keep track of new algorithms and software that perform better than existing ones?

For data mining in cancer gene analysis, what is the best approach: discriminant analysis of overlapping data or linear separation of high dimension data?

Chair: Lastari Titi Kanti, Peter Osuolale Popoola

Associations and Special Interest Groups:
IAOS, Statistical Capacity Building

What are the objectives of using big data in national statistical systems? What are the challenges?

What evidence is driving your perceptions of trust, waste, and efficiency in the public and private sectors when considering the most effective and efficient ways to improve capacity in NSOs?

What has been the real obstacles and solutions to initiating a public-private partnership for your statistical organization, if the will to do that has been there?

Chair: Cathy Furlong

Associations and Special Interest Groups:
ISI, ASA, Women in Statistics

Round Table Discussion Examples of topics:

  • Learning to reach new levels of personal and professional confidence by broadening your impact
  • Transforming your ability to effect organisational and social change on an international scale
  • Using emotional intelligence to gain a greater understanding and awareness of your personal strengths, working out who you are, where you are going and how you can make a difference
  • Learning from a rich peer group about how other women across different industries and countries have approached and overcome leadership challenges
  • Valuing networking and professional societies in developing communication and team working skills
  • Promoting the visibility of, and literacy in, statistics among women
  • Gaining leadership skills through volunteer activities
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Luís Teles Dias
BCB’s strategy for communication of statistics
Fernando Alberto Rocha, Central Bank of Brazil
Big Data: Potential, challenges, and statistical implications
Diane C. Kostroch, International Monetary Fund
Modernising statistics: Communicating the wealth of statistics in a digital age
Per Nymand-Andersen, European Central Bank
Electronic funds transfers: A novel big data source for analyzing aggregate labor market trends
Wian Boonzaaier, South African Reserve Bank
Bridge between central bank statistics and users: Electronic data delivery system of Central Bank of Turkey
Burcu Tunc, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Organiser & Chair: Sebastian Engelke
Extremal dependence in a Hüsler–Reiss Markov tree
Johan Segers, Université Catholiquede Louvain
Quantile-based approaches for tail causality
Valérie Chavez-Demoulin, University of Lausanne
Recursive max-linear models: From algebra to statistics
Claudia Klueppelberg, Technical University Munich
Organiser: Alba Martinez-Ruiz
Chair: TBA
Discussant: George Ostrouchov
Joining statistical algorithms and parallel Computing: A case on PLS Mode B
Alba Martinez-Ruiz, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción
Improvements on a parallel/distributed algorithm for bootstrapping
Ruben Carvajal-Schiaffino, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Bayesian estimation of the shrinkage parameter in ridge regression
Luis Firinguetti-Limone, Universidad del Bio Bio
Organiser: Igor Pruenster
Chair: Yanxun Xu
Exploiting conjugacy to build time dependent feature allocation models
Raffaele Argiento, University of Torino
Dynamic and distributed inference of latent geometric structures arising in topic modelling
Xuanlong Nguyen, University of Michigan
A Bayesian nonparametric spiked process prior for dynamic model selection
Michele Guindani, University of California Irvine
Bayesian Nonparametric Autoregressive Models via Latent Variable Representation
Maria De Iorio, Yale-Nus College
Organiser & Chair: Yiyuan She
Adaptive minimax density estimation for Huber's contamination model under $L_P$ losses
Zhao Ren, University of Pittsburgh
Robust regression with compositional covariates
Aditya Mishra, Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation
Privacy-preserving parametric inference: A case for robust statistics
Marco Avella-Medina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Powerful methods for assessing publication bias
Lifeng Lin, Florida State University
Organiser & Chair: Johannes Lederer
Theoretical support of machine learning debugging
Po-Ling Loh, University of Wisconsin
Sparse additive modeling and misspecified smoothness
Luca Frigau, University of Cagliari
Adaptive estimation of functionals under sparsity
Mohamed Ndaoud, ENSAE
Organiser: Tahir Ekin
Chair: Paulo Canas Rodrigues
Topic model based learning for medical prescription fraud and abuse detection
Tahir Ekin, Texas State University
A statistical learning model for AIRBNB's hosts
Luca Frigau, University of Cagliari
Deep learning for energy pricing
Vadim Sokolov, George Mason University
Classification of EEG signals using hybrid artificial intelligence techniques for detection of epileptic seizures
Ozan Kocadagli, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Organiser & Chair: Zima Mazfahani
Discussant: Yeah Kim Leng
Addressing data gaps in the era of new economy and Big Data
Yati Kurniati, Bank of Indonesia
The future of Big Data: New typologies of data, analytics and platforms
Richard Harmon, Cloudera
Organiser: Jairo Castano
Chair: Naman Keita
Linking population and housing census with the census of agriculture for the 2020 round: Overview of issues and options and country examples
Jairo Castano, FAO
Linking the population and housing census with the agricultural census: Technological advances and new opportunities for developing countries
Abaye Tariku, Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA)
Linking the population and housing census with the agricultural census: Technological advances and new opportunities for developing countries
Maia Guntsadze, Tbilisi Open University
Organiser: Byeong Uk Park
Chair: Jane-Ling Wang
Additive regression with Hilbertian responses
Byeong Uk Park, Seoul National University
Functional emulation of high resolution tsunami modelling over Cascadia
Serge Guillas, University College London
Wasserstein covariance for vectors of random densities
Hans-Georg Mueller, University of California
Intrinsic Riemannian functional data analysis
Fang Yao, Peking University, University of Toronto
Organiser: Shili Lin
Chair: TBA
Detecting differentially methylated regions accounting for cell purity using Bayesian credible bands
Shili Lin, Ohio State University
Statistical methods for identifying novel promoters
Mijeong Kim, Ewha Womans University
Mendelian randomization, causal relationship, and statistical approaches
Mariza De Andrade, Mayo Clinic
Proteogenomics: Statistical issues in data integration and prediction
Julia Pavan Soler, University of Sao Paulo
Organiser: Fariza Kambut
Chair: Aznan Hasan
Discussant: Mohammad Salim Al Mamun, Omar Hakouz
Suswandi, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Ragheed Iman Moghrabi, Rafik Hariri University
Organiser: Arifah Bahar
Chair: Fadhilah Yusof
Discussant: Norhaiza Ahmad
Modelling long memory stochastic volatility of crude palm oil price
Arifah Bahar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
On monitoring stock price movements using Markov switching model
Nuririawan, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
Two-stage Stochastic programming approach for oil refinery production planning
Zaitul Marlizawati Zainuddin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Organiser: Titi Kanti Lestari
Chair: Siim Esko
Discussant: Erki Saluveer
Mobile phone and credit card data: Experience from 10 years of public private partnership
Jaanus Kroon, Eesti Pank
Combining mobile phone data and survey data for the best result: Experience from Indonesia
Sarpono Dimuljo, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
The use of mobile phone data
Pasi Piela, Statistics Finland
Organiser: Anthony Fakhoury
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Hany Torky
On the identification and handling of outliers in composite index numbers
Ali S. Hadi, American University of Cairo
Composite indices and traditional data: The global knowledge index
Mohamed Ali Ismail, Cairo University
Future of knowledge – Real time data
Bruno Rodrigues, PWC
Organiser: Nur Layali Mohd Ali Khan
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Tite Habiyakare
The need to develop labour account in Malaysia: An assessment
Siti Asiah Ahmad, Department of Statistics Malaysia
The development of labour accounts in Iran: Comparison with Australia and Denmark
Farhad Mehran, Independent Consultant
Noraliza Mohamad Ali, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Organiser & Chair: Enrique de Alba Guerra
INEGI’s statistical autonomy: Institutional governance and some ever-present risks
Mario Palma, Instituto Nacionalde Estadística y Geografía (INEGI)
The requirements for a well-functioning statistical system in a modern democratic society
Roeland Beerten, Flemish Statistical Authority
Statisticians misbehaving: The ethical dimensions of an essential profession
Alphonse L. Macdonald, General Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Paramaribo. Suriname
Safeguards for the professional independence of statisticians in Europe
Pilar Martin-Guzman, Universidad Autónomade Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Organiser: Yasumasa Matsuuda
Chair: TBA
A Copula approach to spatial econometrics with applications to finance
Hideatsu Tsukahara, Seijo University
On Gaussian semiparametric estimators for two-dimensional intrinsic stationary random fields
Yoshihiro Yajima, Tohoku University
Spatial extension of Garch models for high dimensional financial time series
Takaki Sato, Tohoku University
Analysis of regional economic growth against crisis: US-Japan statistical comparative study before-after Lehman’s Shock
Gigih Fitrianto, Hiroshima University of Economics
Chair: Azami Zaharim
CPS1943: Player selection strategy: A quantitative perspective
Nandish Chattopadhyay, Nanyang Technological University
CPS1988: Unreliable retrial queue with two types customers, two delays and vacations perspective
Saggou Hafida Hafida, Universite des Sciences et e la Technologie Houari Boumedienne Alger
CPS2088: Advances in maintenance of critical plant machinery equipment, frequency optimization and minimization of breakdowns perspective
Rahul Chattopadhyay, Capgemini
Chair: TBA
CPS671: Double perturbation of diffusion processes with reflecting boundary condition
Alioune Coulibaly, University Assane Seck of Ziguinchor
CPS1823: Regression for doubly inflated multivariate Poisson distributions
Pooja Sengupta, International Management Institute, Kolkata
CPS1941: A new model selection criterion for finite mixture models
Jang Schiltz, University of Luxembourg – LSF
CPS2060: Monitoring unit root in sequentially observed autoregressive processes against local-to-unity hypotheses
Keiji Nagai, Yokohama National University
CPS2124: Restricted logistic R-K class estimator
Gargi Tyagi, Banasthali Vidyapith
CPS2463: A goodness of fit test for Rayleigh Distribution
Husam Awni Bayoud, Fahad Bin Sultan University
Chair: TBA
CPS651: Ageing population in Morocco: Reality and challenges
El Mostafa / Togui, High Commission for Planning
CPS2082: Monitoring population strategies in GCC: opportunities and challenges
Ali Sulaiman Al Flaiti, GCC Statistical Center (GCC-STAT)
CPS2157: Malaysia’s Silver Tsunami: Preparing for the impacts of population ageing
Noor Faadlilah Ismail, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2181: Utilization of civil registration and vital statistics in selected African countries: A review of regional baseline CRVS assessment results
Gilbert Habaasa, Population and Development Consult
CPS2253: Weighting longitudinal school surveys with population changes: The Case of Geres
Gabrielle Palermo Alves Palermo Cavalcante, University of Southampton
Chair: Santha Vaithilingam
CPS1308: Undercoverage bias of web survey on smoking and heavy drinking
Jason Hsia, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CPS1873: Experiences with the theme coding method of cognitive questionnaire testing at Hungarian Central Statistical Office
Mónika Földvári, Hungarian Central Statistical Office
CPS1885: Sample allocation scheme for Gamma Populations based on survey cost
Karuna Garan Reddy, Australian National University
CPS2074: Estimating measurement errors in mixed-mode surveys using a Multitrait-Multierror Model
Joseph Sakshaug, University of Mannehim / Institute for Employment Research
CPS2229: Household Income Survey 2019: The sampling methodology
Noor Masayu Mhd Khalili, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2234: Incentive to improve response rate through electronic survey
Rafliza Ramli, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Organiser: Arezoo Bagheri
Chair: Habshah Midi
Which youths married later than their desired time; classification tree approach
Arezoo Bagheri, National Population Studies and Comprehensive Management Institute
Outlier detection in Poisson Regression Model: Evidence from Bangladesh demographic and health survey data
Sohel Rana, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Modelling birth intervals by variance-corrected recurrent models
Mahsa Saadati, National Population Studies and Comprehensive Management Institute
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Gloria Pena
The fire-sale channels of universal banks in the European sovereign debt crisis
Patrick Weber, Deutsche Bundesbank
Linking household survey data and administrative statistics: The Banca D'Italia experience
Andrea Neri, Bank of Italy
Linking micro data sets for firms’ FX risk monitoring database
Gulbin Sahinbeyoglu, Central Bank of Turkey
Completing the securities picture: Integrating official securities statistics with regulatory trading data
Tobias Cagala, Deutsche Bundesbank
The integration of micro-data sets into a macro-prudential regulatory landscape, exemplified by the anacredit regulation
Olivia Hauet, Nordea
Organiser: Maslina Samsudin
Chair: Shuhaida Mohamed Shuhidan
Trip identification process using mobile positioning data
Joko Parmiyanto, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Use of web-scraping for the compilation of Consumer Price Index: Malaysia's experience
Fauzana Hj. Ismail, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Profiling the internet economy in Singapore
Kit Hoong Choo, Department of Statistics, Singapore
Research on deepening the application of Big Data in government statistics
Jiajing Li, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics
Organiser: Syazwani Hamsani
Chair: TBA
Application of machine learning in the prediction of credit defaults
Yoon Tien Yap, RHB Banking Group
Technique and challenges in validation machine learning model
Vishnu Kamalnath, Mckinsey & CO
Overcoming regulatory challenges in using machine learning models
Shafi Ur Rahman, Sr. Principal Scientist, FICO
Organiser: Alessandro Fassò
Chair: TBA
Change detection and harmonisation of atmospheric large spatiotemporal series
Alessandro Fassò, University of Bergamo
Inspecting ecological communities’ structure via functional data analysis
Tonio Di Battista, G. D’annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara
Recent advances in modelling ecological networks: Regularized grouped Dirichlet-multinomial regression
Ayesha Ali, University of Guelph
Flexible sub-asymptotic modelling of threshold exceedances using Hierarchical mixture models
Raphaël Huser, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Organiser: Adriana Graciela D´Amelio
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Reija Helenius
Statistical education or statistical literacy. Effect on the college student
Liliana Adriana Mendoza Saboya, Universidad de Colombia
Statistical literacy as part of statistical education
Ernesto Alonso Sánchez Sánchez, Universidad Autónomade Méjico
The teaching of statistical consulting and professional literacy
Mónica Blazarini, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Organiser: Fernando Cantu
Chair: Steve Macfeely
Discussants: Peter van de Ven, Angela Me
Tracking the international footprints of global firms
Mary Everett, Central Bank, Ireland
Organiser: Yafei Wang
Chair: Dong Qiu
Discussant: Nan Zhang
Measuring the structure of digital economy —The case of China
Shujian Xiang, Zhejiang Gongshang University
The impacts of digitalisation on China’s economic system
Guangwu Chen, The University of New South Wales
The accuracy and relevance of GDP measures in a digital economy
Hui Wei, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organiser: Jose Arturo Blancas
Chair: TBA
Response of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) to natural disasters in Mexico
Jose Arturo Blancas, National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico
The development of disaster statistics in the Philippines: Expenditure accounts on disaster risk reduction
Vivian Ilarina, Philippine Statistics Authority
Responses of the Statistics Bureau of Japan to natural disasters
MasaoTakahashi, Statistics Bureau of Japan
Organiser & Chair: Geoffrey K. Nicholls
Gaussian Variational approximation for high-dimensional state space models
David Nott, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore
New models for symbolic data analysis
Scott A. Sisson, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales
Calibration procedures for approximate Bayesian credible sets
Kate Lee, University of Auckland
Organiser: Luis Gonzalez Morales
Chair: Francesca Perucci
Trust in official statistics in a post-Truth World
Haishan Fu, World Bank Data Group
Role of data reporting platforms in building trust in official statistics for the 2030 agenda
Dominik Rozkrut, Statistics Poland
Outcomes of the UN World Data Forum 2018 – And what’s next?
Shaida Badiee, Open Data Watch
Open data and building trust in the new data ecosystems in Ghana
Omar Seidu, Ghana Statistical Services
Organiser: Anita Sye
Chair: TBA
Organiser: Linda Peters
Chair: TBA
Chair: TBA
CPS1196: Clustering Chinese cities' economic growth paths with dynamic time warping
Song Xue, School of Statistics and Mathematics, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
CPS1820: High-dimensional microarray data analysis - First success of cancer gene analysis and cancer gene diagnosis
Shuichi Shinmura, Seikei Univ. Faculty of Economics
CPS1844: Testing the equality of high dimensional distributions
Reza Modarres, George Washington University
CPS2011: Using SOM-based visualization to analyse the financial performance of consumer discretionary firms
Dominique Haughton, Bentley University, Paris
CPS2018: Optimizing Indonesia's development indicators by utilizing data sources from the internet
Rani Nooraeni, STIS Polytecnic Statistic
CPS2449: What can data science do for economic statistics?
Louisa Nolan, Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics
Chair: TBA
CPS1464: Exchanging experiences between Arab statistical offices to build a national statistical system
Haidy Samy Mohamed Mahmoud, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1951: Comparative analysis of R&D statistical systems between China and major developed countries
Yunjie Sun, Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development
CPS2038: Partnership for compiling official statistics about higher corporation for specialized economic zones (ZONESCORP) in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Sami Nizar Khasawneh, Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi
CPS2111: Measuring the statistical capacity of nations
Hai-Anh Dang, World Bank
CPS2460: Statistical performance index - Assessing country-level statistical capacity on a global scale
Juderica Dias, World Bank
Chair: TBA
CPS1280: Spatial analysis of winter rainfall variability of a selected region in South Africa
Willard Zvarevashe, University of Zululand
CPS1282: Spatial distribution characteristics of lightning disaster risk and analysis of factors based on GIS---The Case of Hohhot
Jia Liu, Inner Mongolia University of Finance and Economics
CPS1333: Spatial Fay-Herriot model for estimating expenditure in Bangka Belitung province, Indonesia
Ahmad Risal, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1414: Spatial heterogeneity in child labour practices and its determinants in Ghana
Bashiru Imoro Ibn Saeed, Kumasi Technical University
CPS1979: Investigating dissimilarity in spatial area data using Bayesian inference: The case of voter participation in the Philippine national and local elections of 2016
Francisco De Los Reyes, University of the Philippines
CPS2230: Using ‘RMAPSHAPER’ to modify boundary files for use in linked MICROMAP plots
Juergen Symanzik, Utah State University
Chair: Wan Mohd. Shahrulnizam Mohd. Najuri
CPS1342: Multidimensional poverty in east Nusa Tenggara: A structural equation modelling approach
Astrid Ayu Bestari, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1398: New Zealand crime and victims survey: Filling the gap
Michael Slyuzberg, New Zealand
CPS1471: Impact of education and work status on women's empowerment in Egypt
Lamiaa Mohsen Elgebaly, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1485: Accessibility statistics to meet the needs of customers of Statistics Finland
Pasi Piela, Statistics Finland
CPS2010: Spatial and temporal trends in non-monetary wealth in Latin America (1990-2010)
Sula Sarkar, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation, IPUMS, University of Minnesota
Chair: Darmesah Gabda
CPS653: Stochastic search variable selection for definitive screening designs in split-plot and block structures
Chang-Yun Lin, National Chung Hsing University
CPS1167: Prediction for censored lifetimes from Weibull distribution in Khamis and Higgins Step-stress model
Indrani Basak, Penn State Altoona
CPS1335: On modelling the frequency of antenatal care visits in Bangladesh
Kakoli Rani Bhowmik, Hasselt University
CPS1874: A causal inference approach for model validation
Yiyao Chen, Technical University of Munich
CPS1987: AMMI and GGE Models for multi-environment agricultural field trials
Waqas Malik, University of Hohenheim
CPS2106: A linear mixed model for segmented regression with smooth transition
Julio M. Singer, University of São Paulo
Chair: TBA
CPS1846: Monthly data set quantifying uncertainties in past global temperatures
Maryam Ilyas, University College London
CPS1911: Modelling wind direction data in Kota Kinabalu coastal station using simultaneous linear functional relationship model
Nurkhairany Amyra Mokhtar, National Defence University of Malaysia
CPS2026: Trends in the extremes of environments associated with severe US thunderstorms, and signals in their spatial dependence
Jonathan Boon Han Koh, EPFL Lausanne
CPS2091: Carbon emissions measurement from the three North eastern Provinces in China and its driving factors – A extended Kaya Identity-LMDI decomposition model study
Biying Dong, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS2219: Stress transfer modelling due to earthquake activity (Case study on Java Island and Bali - Nusa Tenggara Islands)
Hasih Pratiwi, Universitas Sebelas Maret
CPS2277: A study of the factors affecting Hong Kong residents’ willingness to pay for waste disposal by Logit models
Miu Han Iris Yeung, City University of Hong Kong
Chair: TBA
CPS1393: A measure of dispersion linked to the generalized mean
Victor M. Guerrero, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomode Mexico (ITAM)
CPS1428: Burr XII distribution and its application in PERT
Enobong Francis Udoumoh, University of Agriculture, Makurdi
CPS1917: Estimation of parameters of a mixture of two exponential distributions
Trijya Singh, Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, Le Moyne College, Syracuse
CPS1923: Test for exponentiality against renewal increasing mean residual life class
Deemat Chamakalayil Mathew, St. Thomas College Palai
CPS1973: Structural breaks in nonparametric models via atomic pursuit methods
Matúš Maciak, Charles University
CPS2101: Nonnegative matrix factorization: A semi-parametric statistical view and model selection
Melanie Zetlaoui, Paris Nanterre University
Chair: TBA
CPS636: Statistical models for longitudinal zero-inflated count data: Application to seizure attacks
Haile Mekonnen Fenta, Bahir Dar University
CPS1451: Multistate survival modelling: An application to breast cancer patients
Prafulla Kumar Swain, Utkal University
CPS1972: Multi-Aspect permutation methods for cytomorphometric data under multivariate directional alternatives with application to comparative neuroanatomy
Livio Corain, University of Padova
CPS1974: Spatial analysis on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases in the Philippines
Lysette Corporal Aguila, Institute of Statistics, University of the Philippines Los Banos
Chair: TBA
CPS1146: Measuring Sustainable Development Goals indicators (SDGs) in Egypt: Challenges, opportunities, progress and innovations
Waleed Ameen Abdelkhalik Mohammed Abofdan, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1277: Use of GIS and statistics in measuring land consumption rate to population growth rate in Egypt
Amal Mohamed El Sharnoby, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1460: Monitoring sustainable developmental goals: Tracking voluntary tobacco related measures and targets among adults using the global tobacco surveillance system
Krishna M Palipudi, CDC
CPS1830: A demographic overture of future vision beneath SDGs in Egypt
Dalia Galal Elabady, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1996: The relationship between income inequality and disparity education and effect to achieve SDGs in Egypt
Ali Hebishi Kamel Abdelhamid, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2259: Functional areas: Opportunities for 'Leave No One Behind' agenda and statistical challenges
Florabela Carausu, Gopa Luxembourg S.A.R.L


DAY 3 - Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Organiser & Chair: Fabrizio Ruggeri
Discussants: Tahir Ekin, David Banks
Machine learning applications in nonlife insurance
Yves Laurent Grize, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Organiser & Chair: Wing Kam Fung
Inference on the best selected subgroup
Xuming He, University of Michigan
Organiser: Helen MacGillivray & Bruno Tissot
Chair: Gabriella Vukovich & Aurel Schubert
Silke Stapel, ECB
Gloria Peña, CB
Konrad Pesendorfer, Statistics Austria
Commissioner Ning Jizhe
Organiser & Chair: Helen MacGillivray
Susan Murphy, Harvard University
The Royal Statistical Society: How is a society with 19th century roots staying relevant in the 21st century?
Deborah Ashby, Imperial College London
Organiser: Giovanna Jona Lasinio
Chair: Alessandro Fassò
Atmospheric carbon and the statistical science of measuring, mapping and uncertainty quantification
Noel Cressie, University of Wollongong
Modelling 4D climate variables using functional data analysis
Francesco Finazzi, University of Bergamo
Modeling global climate data on a grid
Stefano Castruccio, University of Notre Dame
Organiser: Nor Alkashah Arif Shah
Chair: Nazaria Baharudin
Ahmad Kamal Wasis@Waksis, Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
Big data for SDGs monitoring in Indonesia: Potential implementations and challenges
Setia Pramana, Badan Pusat Statistics Indonesia
How do national targets measure up to global vision of the 2030 agenda?
Mark Courtenay Hereward, UNICEF
Ahmad Jessree Kamaruddin, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Gabriel Quiros
Discussant: Vagner Laerte Ardeo
The KOF-FGV global economic barometer: A composite leading indicator for the world economy
Jan-Egbert Sturm, CIRET, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Can inflation expectations in business or consumer surveys improve inflation forecasts?
Jana Jonckheere, National Bank of Belgium
Inflation expectations in India: Learning from Household Tendency Surveys
Abhiman Das, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Does google search index help track and predict inflation rate? An exploratory analysis for India
Gobinda Prasad Samanta, Reserve Bank of India
Bruno Tissot, Bank for International Settlements
Organiser: Carlos Sanchez-Munoz
Chair: Louis Marc Ducharme
IMF strategy for addressing statistical gaps related to the existence of special purpose entities
Carlos Sanchez-Munoz, International Monetary Fund
Measuring international financial integration: A practitioner's perspective
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, International Monetary Fund
Panel Discussion
• Tjeerd Jellema, European Central Bank
• Melle Bijlsma, de Nederlandsche Bank
• Jitendra Nathsingh Bissessur, Bank of Mauritius
• Maria Borga, OECD
Organiser: Mary W. Gray
Chair: Jane Wall
Ubiquity and risk of algorithms
Mary W. Gray, American University
AI, statistics and the law
Fabro Steibel, ITS, Rio de Janeiro
Biases in predictive analytics models with emphasis on growth scoring and credit scoring models for micro and small enterprises
Faisal Awartani, Insights Consulting, Ramallah
The lack of privacy protection in entity resolution
Rebecca Steorts, Duke University
Organiser & Chair: Han-Ming (Hank) Wu
Regularized partially functional autoregressive model in high dimension with application to natural gas flows in Germany
Xiaofei Xu, National University of Singapore
Statistical estimation for non-smooth functions by deep neural networks
Masaaki Imaizumi, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
On developing general and efficient inference algorithms for complicated hierarchical models
Thordis Thorarinsdottir, Norwegian Computing Center
Gloria Mathenge, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Organiser & Chair: Walter J. Radermacher
Discussants: Konrad Pesendorfer, Helen MacGillivray
Digitisation, globalisation - Statistical associations’ role at national, European and international level
Caroline Willeke, Central Bank Statistics
Data to change: The role of statistical associations
Monica Pratesi, Italian Statistical Society
Influence of the digital era and globalisation on the functioning of national statistical societies
Eva Laczka, Hungarian Statistical Association
Individuals using the internet for ordering goods or services related to selected digital and economic development level indicators: Cluster analysis of European countries
Ksenija Dumicic, Croatian Statistical Association
Organiser: Leonardo Rolla
Chair: Susan Murphy
Optimization challenges from Robust statistics
Po-Ling Loh, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Partial identifiability of restricted latent class models
Gongjun Xu, University of Michigan
Fisher's combined probability tests for complex, high dimensional data
Lingzhou Xue, Pennsylvania State University
Organiser: Anders J S Holmberg
Chair: Eduardo Barredo-Capelot
Discussant: Vince Galvin
Big insights through a partnership model: Statistics Norway’s approach to build capabilities to use unconventional data in official statistics
Anders J S Holmberg, Statistics Norway
Innovation in a National Statistical Institute: The UIK data science campus
Tom Smith, Office of National Statistics
How to create innovative environments to harness Big Data in official statistics
Sofie De Broe, Statistics Netherlands
The SSP lab: The French NSI data science lab experience
Èlise Coudin, INSEE France
Organiser: Vasiliy Simchera
Chair: Jozef Olenski
Discussant: Misha Belkindas
The role of Big Data in the improvement of consistency between Balance of Payments and Tourism Statistics
Marek Ciepial-Wolan, Polish Statistical Association - Branch in Rzeszow
Stochastic search model and elimination of false data
Vladimir Kulikov, International Institute for Social and Economic Studies
Prospects for the development of higher education based on Big Data technology
Ruslan Motoryn, KYIV National University of Trade and Economics
The quality of Big Data is more than a problem today (overview)
Sergey Nesterov, Coutts Communications
Big Data and metrics of solidarity economy
Jan Simchera, International Institute of Engineering and Economical Studies
Organiser: Joachim Engel
Chair: Teresita Evelina Terán
Discussant: Steve Macfeely
Civic statistics: Big ideas, needs and challenges. Why we need a new subdiscipline?
Joachim Engel, Ludwigsburg University of Education
Civicstatsmap: Mapping resources to improve civic statistics
Pedro Campos, University of Porto
Promoting civic statistics - From the perspective of a data science in social responsibility
Daniel Frischemeier, University of Paderborn
Citizen empowerment - Changing the face of statistical literacy
Rosie Ridgway, University of Durham
Organiser: Andrea Diniz da Silva
Chair & Co-Organiser: Ray Chambers
Discussant: Partha Lahiri
Problems when using the F-measure for evaluating record linkage systems
Peter Christen, Australian National University
Small area estimation with linked data under area membership uncertainty
Enrico Fabrizi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milano
Challenges in assessing the accuracy of probabilistic data linkage over large databases
Leila D. Amorim, Federal University of Bahia
Organiser & Chair: Holger Rootzén
How much information is required to well-constrain local estimates of future precipitation extremes?
Francis Zwiers, The University of Victoria
Nonstationary modeling of storm surges
Peter Guttorp, Norwegian Computing Center
An entropy-based test for multivariate threshold exceedances
Sebastian Engelke, University of Geneva
Generalised peaks over threshold inference for complex events
Anthony C. Davison, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne
Climate event attribution using multivariate peaks-over-thresholds modelling
Anna Kiriliouk, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Organiser: Christopher Godwin Udomboso
Chair: Angela Unna Chukwu
Discussants: Isaac Kwame Dontwi, Choja Oduaran
Modelling long range dependence and non-linearity in the infant mortality rates of Africa countries
Olaoluwa Simon Yaya, University of Ibadan
Management of non-communicable diseases - The South African perspective
Caroline Fadeke Ajilogba, North West University
Assessing the impact of health education and management in combating prevalent non communicable diseases among African adults
Ndabyo Katotola, Mafikeng/Bophelong General Hospital
Predictive analysis of non-communicable diseases induced-mortality in the west Africa sub-region with implications for psychosocial support
Pamela Chikodi Achinonu, University of Ibadan
Knowledge of Hepatitis B infection and the uptake of its preventive measures among students in a Nigerian University
Iyanuoluwa Oreofe Ojo, University College Hospital
On the discriminatory and predictive accuracy of RDT against the microscopy smear tests in the diagnosis of malaria among under-five children in Nigeria
Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe, University of Ibadan
Organiser: Sigita Grundiza
Chair: Gallo Gueye
Discussant: Maria-Joao Santos
Inclusive growth: Does economic growth benefit all?
Peter van de Ven, OECD
A complete measure of wealth and wealth inequality
Arjan Bruil, Statistics Netherlands
Income, consumption and wealth data integration - A household perspective
Friderike Oehler, Eurostat
Measurement of wealth inequality with distributional financial accounts indicators
Ilja Kristian Kavonius, ECB
Organiser: Elena Yarovaya
Chair: Stanislav Molchanov
Discussant: Larisa Afanas'eva
Stochastic evolutionary system on multidimensional lattices
Elena Yarovaya, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Bayesian inference for a two-type controlled branching model for an oligodendrocyte cell population
Carmen Minuesa Abril, University of Extremadura
Nonparametric Bayesian inference for Ylinked two sex branching processes with blind choice using MCMC methods
Miguel González, Extremadura University
Simulation of branching random walks with different intensity of branching sources
Daria Balashova, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Survival analysis of particle populations in branching random walks
Anastasiia Rytova, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Computational modelling of cancer evolution by multi–type branching processes
Maroussia Nikiforova Slavtchova-Bojkova, University "ST. Kliment Ohridski"
Organiser: Sujit Kumar Sahu
Chair: Dankmar Boehning
Discussant: Sujit Kumar Sahu
Bayesian modeling for spatially misaligned health and air pollution data through the INLA-SPDE approach
Marta Blangiardo, Imperial College London
A Bivariate spatiotemporal model to estimate the probability of air pollution emergency alerts in Mexico City
Eliane R. Rodrigues, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Bayesian spatio-temporal modelling for precipitation volume with an application to Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study
Khandoker Shuvo Bakar, CSIRO
Spatial-temporal Gaussian State-Space Models
Debashis Mondal, Oregon State University
Organiser & Discussant: Amitava Mukherjee
Chair: Min Xie
A nonparametric GWMA control chart based on the moving sign statistics
Sin Yin Teh, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Process monitoring and decision based on Zero-Inflated Models
Tahir Mahmood, University of Hong Kong
Optimal design of distribution-free Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Schemes with dynamic fast initial response for joint monitoring of location and scale
Zhi Song, Liaoning University and Shenyang Agricultural University
Shewhart X-Bar monitoring schemes with supplementary side-sensitive runs-rules for the burr-type XII distribution
Marien A. Graham, University of Pretoria
A comparative study between the standard deviation of the time to signal (SDTS) performance of the GR and SSGR schemes
Zhi Lin Chong, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Organiser: Tracey Savage
Chair: Christine Bycroft
Discussant: Paul Smith
New population estimation methods: New Zealand and Ireland
John Dunne, CSO Ireland
Dual-system estimation by another name: Population size estimation using weighting classes
Owen Abbott, Office for National Statistics
Multiple system estimation for the size of the Māori population in New Zealand
Peter G.M. Van Der Heijden, Utrecht University and University of Southampton
A General Framework for Multiple - Recapture Estimation that Incorporates Linkage Error Correction
Daan Zult, CBS Netherland
Organiser & Chair: Rossita M Yunus
Recovery signal of heavy-tailed data from noise with outliers and higher volatility
Mohd Bakri Adam, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Parameter estimation and outlier detection method using DFBETAC statistic for multivariate eye data with the Multiple Circular Regression Model
Safwati Ibrahim, Universiti Malaysia Perlis
Estimation using ridge quadratic inference function for longitudinal outcome
Nur Anisah Mohamed, University of Malaya
A novel Bayesian matrix analytic approach for small area estimation
Azizur Rahman, Charles Sturt University
Organiser & Chair: Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala
Discussant: Samuel Manda
Geographic variation, trends and determinants of hypertension in South African adult population, 2008-2017
Glory O Atilola, Northumbria University
Modelling spatio-temporal patterns of disease for spatially misaligned data: An application to disease data in Namibia, 2006-2013
Lawrence Kazembe, University of Namibia
Modelling and mapping prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among 0-14 years old girls in Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal
Christopher Nnanatu, Northumbria University
Spatial heterogeneity of childhood anaemia in four Sub-Saharan African countries
Danielle Jade Roberts, University of Kwazulu-Natal
Organiser & Chair: Mahinthan Joseph Mariasingham
Enhancing small area poverty estimates using satellite imagery
Arturo Martinez, Asian Development Bank
Measuring rice yield from space: The case of Thai Binh province, Vietnam
Nagraj Rao, Asian Development Bank
How much better is better? Quantifying the CAPI advantage using Vietnam’s labor force survey
Jude David Roque, Asian Development Bank
Lessons learned from conducting two online training courses on Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)
Elisabetta Gentile, Asian Development Bank
Chair: Aurel Schubert, Gabriella Vukovich

Associations and Special Interest Groups:
Irving Fisher Com. (IFC), IAOS

Should the Fundamental Principles defined for the perimeter of Official Statistics be refined in view of new priorities, rising costs, and resource shortages?

The interaction with new types of stakeholders is posing new challenges, especially in terms of quality, accuracy, privacy, ownership, and reputation. What are the options for the way forward?

Chair: Arun Menon

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

What are the expectations and concerns of the current generation relating to later life and old age?

What are people globally doing in preparation to later life and how will technology improve old age?

Why is there generally a negative perception towards old people and what are the steps that can be taken to eradicate 'ageism'?

Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Moon So Sang
Integrating data from official and market sources: The case of securities statistics
Renato Baldini Jr, Central Bank of Brazil
Trade repository data - Data access and sharing
Jose Maria Serena, Bank for International Settlements
Progress in DGI-2 on securities statistics and sectoral accounts in Japan
Sayako Konno Mizuno, Bank of Japan
“FSA WG of the ECCBSO: Collaboration between Banco de España and other European NCB to improve the analysis of non-financial corporations’ data by data sharing”
Antonio Eulogio Lorente Salmerón, Bank of Spain
A reflection on privacy and data confidentiality in official statistics
Aleksandra Bujnowska, Eurostat
Organiser & Chair: Jogesh Babu Gutti
Discussant: Fionn Murtagh
Autoregressive modeling of regularly and irregularly spaced astronomical time series
Eric D Feigelson, The Pennsylvania State University
LSST: The greatest color movie of the universe is coming to you!
Vedrana Elizabeth Ivezic, University of Washington
Adventures in astrostatistics: Black holes and beyond
Ilya Mandel, University of Birmingham
Organiser: Alexander Aue
Chair: Po-Ling Loh
Testing for stationarity of functional time series in the frequency domain
Alexander Aue, University of California
The use of shape constraints for modeling time series of counts
Richard A Davis, Columbia University
Granger causality in yield curves of different markets
Rituparna Sen, Indian Statistical Institute
High dimensional and banded vector auto regressions
Qiwei Yao, London School of Economics & Political Science
Organiser & Chair: Stefan Andreas Sperlich
Small area estimation for generalization
Wendy Chan, University of Pennsylvania
Causal inferences in small area estimation
Setareh Ranjbar, University of Geneva
Simultaneous prediction intervals for small area parameter
Katarzyna Reluga, University of Geneva
Organiser & Chair: Arturo Kohatsuhiga
A rough path approach to statistical inference for stochastic processes
Anastasia Papavasiliou, Warwick University
Asymptotic mixed normality of realized covariance in high-dimensions
Yuta Koike, University of Tokyo
Parameters estimation in a threshold diffusion
Paolo Pigato, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Organiser & Chair: Kenneth Simler
Discussant: Richard Record
Developing location information systems in national statistical offices: Progress and challenges
Paul Cheung, National University of Singapore
Blackout or blanked out? Monitoring the quality of electricity service in developing countries
William Seitz, World Bank
News-based forecasts of economic indicators
Samuel Fraiberger, World Bank
Organiser: Nalini Ravishanker
Chair: Ron S. Kennet
Enterprise business metric forecasting
Beatriz E. Etchegaray Garcia, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Diversity in personalised recommendations with uncertainty using the Bayesian Mallows model
Arnoldo Frigessi, University of Oslo
Forecasting is not prophecy: Dealing with high-dimensional probabilistic forecasts in practice
Rob J. Hyndman, Monash University
Extending the customer lifecycle: Optimal resource allocation throughout the customer journey
V. Kumar, Georgia State University
Organiser: Partha Lahiri
Chair: Noor Akma Ibrahim
Discussants: Cinzia Cirillo, Snigdhansu Chatterjee
An approximate Bayesian approach for solving different inferential problems in poverty research for small areas
Jiraphan Suntornchost, Chulalongkorn University
Recent development of methodology and software on data integration at ISTAT
Tiziana Tuoto, ISTAT
Nowcasting of state level poverty using Indian Household Consumer Expenditure Survey data
Shreya Sengupta, Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, Government of India
Organiser: Marloes Maathuis
Chair: TBA
Causal inference with confounders missing not at random
Linbo Wang, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Causal inference and the data fusion problem
Elias Bareinboim, Purdue University
Causal mediation with longitudinal mediator and survival outcome
Vanessa Didelez, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology
Organiser: Flavio Pinto Bolliger
Chair: Chirstophe Duhamel
Agrisurvey around the world
Flavio Pinto Bolliger, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization - FAO
Contribution of remote sensing products in the design of area frames for agricultural statistics: Outputs of a pilot study in Côte d'Ivoire
Nayo Ankouvi, FAO
Strategic planning for agriculture and rural statistics (SPARS) and its impact at country level
Hem Raj Regmi, Nepal Central Bureau of Statistics
Organiser: Christine Mayer
Chair: Christine Wirtz
Discussant: Viveka Palm
Validation of methods and data for SDG indicators
Pietro Gennari, FAO
Methodological developments related to SDG health indicators
Khondkar Rifat Hossain, World Health Organization
Coupling national data with global modelling to monitor the environmental dimension of the SDGs
Jillian Emma Campbell, UN Environment
Organiser: Zaitun Mohd Taha Abd. Rahman
Chair: TBA
Using GIS and official statistics to support assessments of risk to sustainable development from environmental degradation
Daniel Clarke, ESCAP
Building environmental-economic integrated account for Sustainable Development Goals implementation: Indonesia experience
Kecuk Suhariyanto, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Indonesia land account for Sustainable Development Goals implementation
Etjih Tasriah, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
The evolution of Environment Statistics in Department of Statistics Malaysia
Zaitun Mohd Taha Abd. Rahman, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Organiser & Discussant: Wan Mohd Shahrulnizam Wan Mohd Najuri
Chair: TBA
Statistical analysis versus predictive analytics
Fareza Mohamed Sani, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Iskandar Malaysia (IM) smart city initiatives
Ismail Ibrahim, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)
Research on method of population prediction by Big Data from mobile phones
Mingcui Du, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Statistics
Organiser: Jairo Castano
Chair: TBA
Integrating agricultural censuses and surveys for optimal sectoral data collection
Jairo Castano, FAO
The Philippine Census of Agriculture and Fisheries as part of the Integrated Agricultural Statistical System
Minerva Esquivias Eloisa, Philippine Statistics Authority
The integration of the Census of Agriculture with the Business Statistics Program: The keystone for the next generation of Censuses in Canada
Eric Rancourt, Statistics Canada
Organiser: Rosnah Muhamad Ali
Chair: Nazaria Baharudin
Leveraging intelligent data warehouse for a seamless statistics
Rosnah Muhamad Ali, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Managing unstructured data through Big Data analytics towards intelligent insights
Sasongko Yudho, EBDESK
Governed data discovery: Deploying self-service analytics to business teams with certified dossiers
Stace Chow, Microstrategy PTE LTD
Myharmony: Generating statistics from clinical text for monitoring Clinical Quality Indicators
Md. Khadzir Sheikh Ahmad, Ministry of Health Malaysia
Organiser: Sybille McKeown
Chair: TBA
Adding statistical value in a rapidly changing government data “Eco-System”
Vince Galvin, Statistics New Zealand
Methodology leadership and positioning on a modernisation journey
Susie Fortier, Statistics Canada
Challenges in implementing a new imputation method into production in the 2017 Economic Census or what to do when the research approach oversimplifies the problem
Katherine Jenny Thompson, US Census Bureau
The key ingredients for Africa to leap frog and produce next generation statistics
Rafik Mahjoubi, African Development Bank
Organiser: Alex Chin Thiam Khor
Chair: Intan Zarina Zainol Abidin
The integrated data submission/collection platform for regulator and statistical community
Alex Chin Thiam Khor, Ocean Bridge Sdn Bhd
Data Analytics Platform for Both XBRL & Non XBRL Content
Chin Kuan Low, Infoscape Sdn Bhd
Handshakes Corporate Intellegence Platform
Sachvinder Singh, Handshakes Technology (M) Sdn Bhd
Daniel Bromley, CoreFiling Limited
Philip Allen, CoreFiling Limited
Organiser & Chair: Igor Chernyshev
Green economy: A conceptual overview
Margarita Rohr, University of Valencia
Greening with jobs
Catherine Saget, ILO
Statistical definition of employment in the environmental sector and green jobs: Theory and practice
Valentina Stoevska, ILO
Sustainable grassroots tourism through green jobs: Measurement issues
Florabela Carausu, Gopa Luxembourg S.A.R.L
Organiser & Chair: Anirvan Chakraborty
What is the dimension of a stochastic process?
Anirvan Chakraborty, Iiser Kolkata
Distribution’s template estimate with Wasserstein metrics
Jean-Michel Loubes, Institut de Mathematiques de Toulouse
A multiplier bootstrap approach to one-way ANOVA for functional data
Zhenhua Lin, University of California - Davis
Perfect clustering of high dimensional data
Anil K. Ghosh, Indian Statistical Institute
Chair: Rossita Mohamad Yunus
CPS1289: Assessing the intended nationally determined contributions of BASIC’s Emissions under the perspective of historical equity
Yong Wang, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS1834: Rainfall data modeling by SARIMA based on Hijriya calendar
Gumgum Darmawan, Gadjah Mada University
CPS1994: Improving energy access for Africa through regional integration
Xuan Che, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
CPS2016: Spatial Multivariate Outlier Detection in the water quality of Klang river basin, Malaysia
Nur Fatihah Mohd Ali, University of Malaya
CPS2019: Comparing rainfall curves between climatological regions using functional analysis of variance
Shariffah Suhaila Syed Jamaludin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Chair: Daniel Chin Shen Li
CPS1297: High frequency value-at-risk analysis: An empirical study for IPC Mexican Index
Chin Wen Cheong, Xiamen University Malaysia
CPS1863: Portfolio selection using cluster analysis and fast minimum covariance determinant estimation method
La Gubu, Gadjah Mada University
CPS1971: Regional financial inclusion in Sumatera
Wahyu Dewati, Bank Indonesia
CPS2086: Modeling the volatility of Rupiah exchange rate against USD and its determinants
Fauzan Jodie Aldrian, Bureau of Statistics Central Halmahera Regency
CPS2129: Longitudinal analysis of financial ratios and Economic Indicators of Italian firms in the period 2008-2017
Matilde Bini, European University of Rome
CPS2245: The impact of financial sector master plan on cost efficiency of Malaysian bank: An analysis of Stochastic Frontier Analysis
Azrie Tamjis, Bank Negara Malaysia
Chair: TBA
CPS1879: Age-adjustment or direct standardization to compare indicators disaggregated by disability status
Zineb El Ouazzani Touhami, High Commission for Planning
CPS1262: Field interviewer effects on the quality of malaria diagnosis in Malawi
Ngianga Ii Kandala, School of Public Health Kinshasa
CPS1496: Model ensembles with different response variables for base and meta models: Malaria disaggregation regression combining prevalence and incidence data
Tim Christopher David Lucas, University of Oxford
CPS1899: Investigating drug use among Filipino youth
Ira Joy Hernandez Martin, University of the Philippines
CPS2003: Structured additive regression modeling of Pulmonary Tuberculosis infection
Bruno De Sousa, University of Coimbra
CPS689: Examining inequality of opportunity in the use of maternal and reproductive health interventions in Sierra Leone
Appunni Sathiya Susuman, University of the Western Cape
Organiser & Chair: John Harraway
Looking back, looking forward – Statistics and the data science tsunami
Jim Ridgway, Smart Centre Durham University
Data Science Programmes: Is there an ideal design?
Jeremiah Deng, University of Otago
Evolving statistics education for a data science world
Sotirios Damouras, University of Toronto
Teaching data science – A user perspective
Steve MacFeely, United Nation Conference for Trade and Development
Organiser: Bruno Tissot
Chair: Andrea Silke Stapel-Weber
The financial behavior of the non-financial sectors in the Euro area: A historical perspective
Ilja Kristian Kavonius, European Central Bank
Distributional financial accounts
Susan Hume McIntosh, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The French Households’ portfolio: An appraisal using the financial almost ideal demand system
Christian Pfister, Bank of France
International comparison of the BIS International Banking Statistics: Estimates of the positions excluding trustee business
Kimiaki Shinozaki, Bank of Japan
From-Whom-To-Whom matrices: Analysis of the sectoral interlinkages in Chile
Ivette Fernández, Central Bank of Chile
Organiser: Xiang Lee
Chair: Mohd Faizal Abdullah
Data analytics applications from regulator's point of view
Claudio Colasante, Austrac
Graph based predictive analytics for anomaly detection in payment systems
Kimmo Soramäki, Financial Network Analytics (FNA) Ltd
Data analytics by MasterCard to counter ML/TF risk
David Rich, Vocalink
Organiser: David Roseburgh
Chair: Bruce Porteous
Optimal security selection under regulatory constraints
David Roseburgh, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Portfolio optimization for insurers under risk based capital regimes
Ouaile El Fetouhi, Aberdeen Standard Investments
A light stochastic Asset Liability Management (ALM) for Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA)
Paul Manson, Moody's Analytics
Organiser: Mohamed Ismail
Chair: Mostafa Saat Badway
Discussant: Hussein Sayed Abdel Aziz
Statistics Monopoly: No room for nostalgia
Magued Osman, Cairo University
Using Big Data in monitoring indicators of Sustainable Development Goals in Egypt
Reem Mohamed El-Sebaay, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
UN global platform as a data science collaboration environment for official statistics
Ronald Jansen, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
Organiser: Ezatul Nisha Abdul Rahman
Chair: Tengku Aizan Tengku Abdul Hamid
Discussant: Normah 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
Organiser: Baoline Chen
Chair: Kyle Hood
Nowcasting advance estimates of private consumption of services in the US National Accounts: General Bridge Equation and bridging with Factor Framework
Baoline Chen, US Bureau of Economic Analysis
Nowcasting Finnish real economic activity: A machine learning approach
Paolo Fornaro, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
Different approaches to GDP nowcasting in Argentina
Laura Ines D'amato, Central Bank of Argentina
Forecasting quarterly GDP at real-time monthly intervals using Bayesian Linear Least-Squares Methods
A. Zadrozny, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nowcasting and forecasting with Dynamic Factors Models: Some experiences and lessons
Rafael Doménech, BBVA Research & University of Valencia
Organiser: Victor Perez Abreu
Chair: TBA
Free infinitely divisible probability measures – Properties and main examples
Steen Thorbjørnsen, Aarhus University
Infinitely divisible probability measures under generalized convolutions
Barbara Helena Jasiulis-Goldyn, University of Wroclaw
Cumulants in Finite Free Probability
Octavio Arizmendi, Center for Research in Mathematics, Mexico
Chair: Muhamad Safiih Lola
CPS877: The evolution of the OECD countries after the 2008 financial crisis
Paulo Jorge Gomes, Nova University Lisbon
CPS1198: Hedonic modeling and Brownian index: Case of Morocco
Firano Zakaria, University Mohammed 5 Rabat
CPS1353: Inclusive economic growth in JAVA
Valent Gigih Saputri, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1358: Bivariate Archimedean Copula model: An application to Customer Price Index (CPI) and Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in Indonesia
Titi Kanti Lestari, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1849: The monetary value of unpaid family work in Egypt by regions
Shaymaa Wael Rabie, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Chair: TBA
CPS1376: Optimal sample size allocation: An investigation for evaluating the behavior of a dietetic supplement
Gajendra K. Vishwakarma, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad
CPS1871: Bayesian conditional autoregressive model for mapping human immunodeficiency virus incidence in the National Capital Region of the Philippines
Shirlee Ocampo, De La Salle University
CPS1944: Time-lagged variables and incidence of pneumonia in wet-dry tropical North Australia
Oyelola A. Adegboye, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University
CPS2131: Deep learning the MCA dot sign of Acute Ischemic stroke on non-contrast CT images
Philip L.H. Yu, The University of Hong Kong
CPS2174: Logistic model averaging for predicting type of tumor in high dimensional data: A randomize approach
Septian Rahardiantoro, Department of Statistics IPB University
CPS2233: A hierarchical mixed effects model for batch cytometry data
Sharon Lee, University of Adelaide
CPS2173: Determinants of pupils’ success in primary schools in Benin
Felicien Accrombessy, World Bank Group
Chair: Choong Yeun Liong
CPS711: Social media platforms - The future data collection channels in technology - Enabled survey studies
Olugbemi Alabi Olujimi, Factinfo Nigeria Limited
CPS1356: Childhood under nutrition in Bangladesh: A policy - Suggestive empirical analysis
Mohaimen Mansur, University of Dhaka
CPS1915: Neural networks with different activation functions applied in bank telemarketing
Han Gao, Universiti Sains Malaysia
CPS1934: Prediction of daily respiratory tract infection episodes from prescription data
Atikur R. Khan, Gulf University for Science and Technology
CPS1946: Assessment of condominium occupancy rate in Bangkok and its vicinity from electricity meter data analytics
Jittima Dummee, Bank of Thailand
CPS2201: Generalized active learning and design of statistical experiments for manifold - Valued data
Mikhail Langovoy, EPFL Lausanne
Chair: Mohd Ridauddin Masud
CPS694: A critical image of statistical analyses in medicine between 2006 and 2018
Michal Ordak, Medical University of Warsaw
CPS1922: Errors of the fourth kind-- A click away…Key lies in statistical collaboration
Imran Khan, SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir
CPS2079: Improving statistical literacy in Albania, the role of the National Statistical Institute
Klajd Shuka, Institute of Statistics Albania (INSTAT)
CPS2282: Modernization in Statistical Training Management System
Wan Azhar Wan Mokhtar, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Chair: Mohd Bakri Adam
CPS1212: Compas: A Bayesian drug combination platform trial design with adaptive shrinkage
Ying Yuan, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
CPS1379: A Bayesian quantile time series model for asset returns
Gelly Mitrodima, LSE
CPS1488: EP-IS: Combining expectation propagation and importance sampling for Bayesian nonlinear inverse problems
Willem van den Boom, National University of Singapore
CPS1875: Bayesian spatio-temporal model for data integration with application to multiple air pollutants
Chiara Forlani, Imperial College London
CPS1916: Bayesian measurement error models in air pollution and health studies
Erica Ponzi, University of Zurich
Chair: Habshah Midi
CPS1350: Compound criteria and breakdown numbers
Mahbub A.H.M. Latif, University of Dhaka
CPS1857: Land-use change detection using least median of squares regression
Dyah Erny Herwindiati, Tarumanagara University
CPS2071: Robust estimation of treatment effects in a latent-variable framework
Mikhail Zhelonkin, Erasmus University Rotterdam
CPS2207: Application of residual estimators in detecting outliers and potential influential observations in structural equation modelling: QQ plots approach
Abdul-Aziz Abdul-Rahaman, Kumasi Technical University
CPS2222: Nu-support vector regression for the identification of outliers in high dimensional data
Abdullah Mohammed Rashid, UPM-INSPEM
CPS2224: The robustness of two step estimation against heteroskedasticity and outliers in panel data
Nor Mazlina Abu Bakar, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin
Chair: You Huay Woon
CPS1236: Poverty profile for the upper east region of Ghana
Dioggban Jakperik, University for Development Studies
CPS1341: Short-distance and long-distance elderly migration in Indonesia year 2016: Application of Multilevel Logistic Regression Analysis
Kadek Swarniati, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS2072: A new additive index number system with maximum characteristicity for International Price Comparisons
Chang Xie, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
CPS2119: A comparison of ordinal regression in an analysis of factors associated with family well-being
Noor Azlin Muhammad Sapri, National Population and Family Development Board
CPS2190: Assessing life quality in high density environments Cairo (Egypt) case study
Mostafa Mohamed Salah, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2192: Fuzzy individual and global assessments and FANOVA. Application: Fuzzy measure of poverty with Swiss data
Laurent Donzé, Asam, University of Fribourg
Chair: TBA
CPS811: A hybrid log-poisson model for optimal loss reserves in insurance
Woundjiague Apollinaire, National Advanced School of Engineering-UMA
CPS1283: Application of Generalised Linear Models during the phased liberalisation of the Malaysian motor and fire tariffs
Kelvin, Chee Yun Hii, MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd
CPS1423: Random sums and application to the probability ruin problem in actuarial science
Rachel Nancy Njie, Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education
CPS1872: The semi-separating equilibrium of two-stage insurance under Bertrand competition and adverse selection
Cong Li, Qingdao University
CPS2001: Random sums of dependent data and application to the ruin probability in actuarial sciences
Harouna Sanagaré, USTTB
CPS2059: The impact of applying 5%VAT in the UAE
Aysha Ali Al Hosni, Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi
Chair: TBA
CPS1442: Two-way median test
Chinwendu Alice Uzuke, Nnamdi Azikiwe University
CPS1443: Adaptive estimators for noisily observed diffusion processes
Shogo H Nakakita, Osaka University
CPS1461: Changepoints in dependent and heteroscedastic panel data
Matúš Maciak, Charles University
CPS1840: K-optimal designs for parameter estimation of shifted Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes
Sándor Baran, University of Debrecen
CPS1854: Robust estimation and joint selection in Linear Mixed Models
Shonosuke Sugasawa, The University of Tokyo
CPS2085: Competing risk analysis of lifetime data using Inverse Maxwell Distribution
Mahaveer Singh Panwar, Banaras Hindu University
Chair: TBA
CPS1349: A solution to separation in Poisson regression for small or sparse count data
Momenul Haque Mondol, University of Barishal
CPS1419: A multi-state model for analyzing doubly interval-censored semi-competing risks data
Jinheum Kim, University of Suwon
CPS1877: Modelling spatio-temporal extremal dependencies for hourly precipitations in Southern France
Gwladys Toulemonde, Montpellier University
CPS1878: Modelling randomization with misspecification of the correlation structure and distribution of random effects in a Poisson mixed model
Zakir Hossain, University of Dhaka
CPS2203: Model selection for binary variables clustering
Thierry Dumont, Université Paris Nanterre
Chair: TBA
CPS863: Redesigning of the corn production survey in the Philippines
Melanie Castillo Estrada, Philippine Statistics Authority
CPS1268: Analysis of covariance: A case study of oil palm experimental data with repeated measures
Kennedy Irikefe Ekerikevwe, Delta State Polytechnic
CPS1399: Agricultural statistics: Capturing food crop harvested area through interview
Ratna Rizki Amalia, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS2002: The impact of weather risk on the estimation of yield-based agricultural losses and value at risk using Copula models
Atina Ahdika, Gadjah Mada University
CPS2081: Composite indicator of food insufficiency
Lalla Amal Mansouri, High Commission for Planning
CPS2180: Effects of hydro-agricultural dams on agricultural income of farmers: Evidence from Sologo, Solomougou and Tchaloni dams?
Lao Kenao, Ministry of Agriculture
Chair: Jayanthi Arasan
CPS1303: Unbalanced ranked set sampling for mean estimation of response variable of developmental programs
Girish Chandra, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
CPS1416: A study on the parameter estimation of the generalized ratio-type estimator in survey sampling
Jungtaek Oh, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
CPS1437: Formulating sample weight calibration as an optimisation problem solved using linear programming techniques
Thanyani Alpheus Maremba, Statistics South Africa
CPS1447: Developing novice students’ initial conception of sample
Russasmita Sri Padmi, SEAMEQ QITEP in Mathematics
CPS1860: A case study on adaptive Web Sampling Survey of small scale industries
Yi Li, Shanxi Univeristy of Finance & Economics
CPS1990: A new type of principal components calibration in survey sampling
Muhammad Ahmed Shehzad, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan
Chair: TBA
CPS798: Annualization of the labor force survey in the Philippines
Quindale E. Caraos, Philippine Statistics Authority
CPS1431: The determining factors of NEET status in Morocco: From a gender-approach towards a new indicator
Salima Mansouri, High Commission for Planning
CPS1809: Preschool attendance and its effects on the educational success on employment and wages
Naima Labroude, High Commission for Planning
CPS1998: Individual’s probability to enter the Jordanian labor market and its social and demographic variations. Case study: Labor Force Survey data, Jordan; 2017
Eman Saleh Bnymfarej, Department of Statistics of Jordan
CPS2132: Computing employment multipliers in the context of Malaysian economy
Akmalia Hanifah, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2214: Female labour force participation: Where are we
Nur Layali Mohd Ali Khan, Department of Statistics Malaysia


DAY 4 - Thursday, 22 August 2019

Organiser: Walter Piegorsh
Chair: Noel Cressie
Remote effects spatial process models for modelling teleconnections
Joshua Hewitt, Colorado State University, USA
Organiser: Kirsten West
Chair: Sam Notzon
Discussant: Bridget Robson
JIAOS special edition on measuring indigenous identification - next steps
Michele Connolly, International Group on Indigenous Health Measurements
Update on IAOS working group on international indigenous statist
ics Richard Madden, University of Sydney
Organiser: Manfred Borovnick
Chair: David Stern
My experience as editor-in-chief of a journal
Fabrizio Ruggeri, Italian National Research Council Milano
Panel discussion:
• Ayse Aysin Bilgin, Macquarie University Sydney
• Manfred Borovnick, University of Klagenfurt
• Theodosia Prodromou, University of New England
• Eric Sowey, The University of New South Wales
Organiser: Helen Macgillivray
Chair: TBA
Discussants: Márcia D. Branco, Marc G. Genton
Some formulations of flexible statistical models
Reinaldo B. Arellano Valle, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Organiser: Mark Podolskij
Chair: Susan Murphy
On beneficial ways to combine clustering and hypothesis testing
Michael Newton, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Organiser: TBA
Chair: Sophie Dabo-Niang
Jamil Osman, Organization International Islamic University of Malaysia
Shahjahan Khan, Organization University of Southern Queensland
Organiser: Azmizam Abdul Rashid
Chair: Dato' Maimunah Md Shariff
Discussants: Ihsan Mokhtar, Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib
The affordable living in Kuala Lumpur city-region: Accelerating the implementation of the new urban agenda
Norliza Hashim, Urbanice Malaysia
The need for granular data in evidence-based policy: The case of housing affordability in Malaysia
Suraya Ismail, Khazanah Research Institute
Jayaselan K.Navaratnam, Malaysia Ministry of Housing and Local Government
Organiser: Risto Lehtonen
Chair: Peter Lynn
Discussant: Pedro Luis Do Nascimento Silva
Supplementing small probability samples with nonprobability samples: A Bayesian approach
Diego Andres Perez Ruiz, University of Manchester
International program in survey and data science: an environment for training and cooperation
Frauke Kreuter, University of Maryland & University of Mannheim
Organiser: Helen Macgillivray
Chair: Gemma Vanhalderen
IAOS Ys Award
Using predicted response propensity scores with the random forests method to direct a responsive intensive follow up strategy
Summer Wang (ABS Ys Winners)
Parameter estimation for the extended growth curve model under multivariate skew normal distribution
Sayantee Jana (IBS-ISI Young Ambassador), Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur
Fusing multiple existing space-time categorical land cover datasets to model dissolved organic matter in rocky mountain streams
Amanda S. Hering (Ties Abdel El-Sharaawi Early Investigator Award), Baylor University, Waco Texas
Organiser & Chair: Adrian Franco Barrios
The integrated system on VAW in Italy: measuring, communicating and using VAW data
Maria Giuseppina Muratore, Italian National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT)
How to measure shelters and specialized services to support victims of violence
Roberta Crialesi, Italian National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT)
Implications of using a demographic and health survey when measuring violence against older women
Isabel Schmidt, Statistics South Africa
Gender-based and intimate partner violence against women in Spain
Luis F. Rivera-Galicia, University of Alcala
Organiser & Chair: Michael G. Schimek
Research synthesis of rare count outcome data arising from several sources
Dankmar Boehning, University of Southampton
Data integration of unbalanced social media and survey information via calibration
Luciana Dalla Valle, Plymouth University
Nonparametric mean estimation for big-but-biased data
Ricardo José Cao Abad, Universidade da Coruña
Integrative big data models for precision medicine
Veera Baladandayuthapani, University of Michigan
Organiser & Chair: Girish Chandra
Discussants: Raman Nautiyal, Raosaheb Latpate
Unbalanced ranked set sampling in cluster randomized studies
Johan Lim, Seoul National University
Improved nonparametric estimation using partially ordered sets
Xinlei (Sherry) Wang, Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University
Ranked set sampling in survival analysis
Min Chen, University of Texas, Dallas
Two stage adaptive cluster sampling based on ordered statistics
Neeraj Tiwari, Kumaun University
Organiser & Discussant: Jean-Louis Bodin
Chair: John Pullinger
Parliament and official statistics in a multinational context: An EU Perspective
Maria-Joao Santos, Eurostat
Official statistics and parliaments’ role on independence of NSOs: Latin America
Enrique De Alba Guerra, National Institute of Statistics and Geographical Information (INEGI)
US Congress, Statistical System, Fundamental Principles - How Does It Work
Misha Belkindas, World Bank
Organiser & Chair: Olusanya Elisa Olubusoye
Discussant: Adeoye Ademola Sodipo
Measuring the cost of producing a graduate of statistics in African universities – A case study of the University of South Africa
Olutunji John Olaomi, University of South Africa
Estimating the cost of producing a graduate of statistics in a public university in Ethiopia
Asrat Atsedewyn Andargie, University of Gondar
Measuring the cost of producing a graduate of statistics in African Universities: The case of University of Ibadan
Olalekan Joseph Akintande, University of Ibadan
Measuring the unit cost of producing a graduate of statistics degree in African Universities: The case of Ghana
Atinuke Olusola Adebanji, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Estimating the cost of producing a graduate of statistics in a public university in Nigeria
Uchenna Petronilla Ogoke, University of Port Harcout
Organiser: Regina Nuzzo
Chair: Liberty Vittert
Communicating controversial results to the public
Jessica Utts, University of California – Irvine
The view from inside the newsroom
Robert Cuffe, BBC
Rafael Irizarry, Harvard University
Panel discussion:
• Andreas Vasilios Georgiou, Amherst College
Organiser: Eric Vance
Chair: Carla Almeida Vivacqua
Discussant: Bhaswati Ganguli
How the LISA 2020 program is scaling up statistical analysis capacity
Eric Vance, LISA-University of Colorado Boulder
Challenges in statistics in developing countries and the opportunities for statisticians to solve development challenges and achieve the sustainable development goals
Demisew Gebru Degefu, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Scaling up statistical analysis capacity to achieve the sustainable agricultural development goals in Tanzania: Evidence from Sokoine University of Agriculture Laboratory for Interdisplinary Statistical Analysis (SUALISA)
Emanuel Msemo, Sokoine University of Agriculture Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis
University of Zimbabwe Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (UZLISA): A vital tool for sustainable development in Zimbabwe
Lillian Siziba, University of Zimbabwe Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis
Organiser: Andrew Sharpe
Chair: TBA
It's about time for a change: Broadening the SNA framework to account for sustainability and well-being
Peter Vandeven, OECD
Broadening the scope of GDP – A stocktaking on including ecological developments and other basic conceptual amendments
Albert Braakmann, Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Implementing globalization in national accounts: practical steps in Europe
Silke Stapel-Weber, European Central Bank
The System of National Accounts (SNA): Past experiences and future challenges - title: The next generation of international statistical standards: An IMF view
Gabriel Quiros, International Monetary Fund
Organiser & Chair: Seng Huat Ong
Universal and efficient tests for analysis of mean direction vectors
Ashis Sengupta, Indian Statisticai Institute
Statistical methods for differentially methylated regions
Varghese George, Augusta University, USA
Application of Feller’s Lemma for non-parametric density estimation: The case of directional data
Yogendra P. Chaubey, Concordia University, Canada
Möbius transformation and a Cauchy family on the sphere
Shogo Kato, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo
Generating function based estimation for a family of circular distributions
Choung Min Ng, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Malaya
Sine-correlated distribution on the torus
Tomoaki Imoto, University of Shizuoka
Organiser: Eduardo Barredo Capelot
Chair: Mariana Kotzeva
Quality statistics as a trusted source of Information
Nicola Shearman, UK Statistics Authority
Organization of statistical agencies in the United States
Wendy L Martinez, U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics
Governance models and their impact on quality in the statistical system
Delina Ibrahimaj, Director General from INSTAT, Albania
The balance between governance support needed and influence avoided; The case of population censuses in developing countries
Jean Michel Durr, INSEE
Governance models and their impact on quality in statistical systems - The case of Argentina
Jorge Todesca, President INDEC Argentina
Organiser: Ibrahim bin Mohamed
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Azami Zaharim
Forecasting financial market volatility using a dynamic topic model
Yoshinori Kawasaki, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo
Refined modern precise and accurate Monte Carlo simulation procedure and new critical values and performance comparison of statistical tests and parameters
Surendra Pal Verma, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Model selection based on value-at-risk backtests approach for Garch-type models
You Beng Koh, University of Malaya
Outlier detection in 2×2 crossover design using Bayesian framework
Lim Fong Peng, University Putra Malaysia
Organiser: Monica Pratesi
Chair: Luigi Biggeri
Discussants: Fabio Bacchini, Espen Beer Prydz
Alternative spatial data sources for small area estimation in developing countries
Nikos Tzavidis, University of Southampton
Measuring well-being at local level using big data
Ralf Muennich, University of Trier
Small area poverty indicators adjusted using local price indexes
Stefano Marchetti, University of Pisa
State-space dynamic factor model for now casting unemployment
Jan Van Den Brakel, Statistics Netherlands
Organiser: Luigi Biggeri
Chair: Tiziana Laureti
Discussant: Monica Pratesi
Pinpointing poverty in Europe: Using small-area estimation to inform policies
Kenneth Simler, World Bank
The impact of redistribution through taxes and deductions on the income distribution – A decomposition analysis with administrative tax data from Switzerland
Oliver Huembelin, Department of Social Sciences, University of Berne, Switzerland
Poverty lines or well-being: What do we really capture in ICP?
Eileen Ecapilit, Asian Development Bank
Definition, estimation and use of poverty line at Sub-National (Local) Level: Do local thresholds and prices make a difference?
Gaia Bertarelli, Università di Pisa, Italy
Organiser & Chair: Christophe Biernacki
Discussant: Christine Keribin
Some recent developments in the analysis of bipartite networks
Nial Friel, University College Dubin
Multiple co-clustering with heterogenous marginal distributions and its application to identify subtypes of depressive disorder
Tomoki Tokuda, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Regularized spectral co-clustering
Mohamed Nadif, Université Paris Descartes
Co-clustering through rank-one approximation
Charlotte Laclau, Université Grenoble Alpes
Organiser: Adriana Irawati Nur Ibrahim
Chair: Nurulkamal Masseran
Empirical Bayes method for modelling air pollution index
Kamarulzaman Ibrahim, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Estimating the proportion of unreported traffic accidents using bayesian poisson lognormal model with an adjusted mean
Zamira Hasanah Zamzuri, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Engineering applications of hierarchical Bayesian Modelling
Stephen Wu, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo
Bayesian approach to errors-in-variables in poisson multiple regression model
Adriana Irawati Nur Ibrahim, University of Malaya
Organiser & Chair: Amitava Mukherjee
Discussant: Min Xie
Application of the Tukey-ARIMA (Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average) control chart in monitoring the robotics pioneer data
Qurat-Ul-Ain Khaliq, Department of Statistics, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Variable parameter control chart for multivariate coefficient of variation in sustainable manufacturing
Khaw Khai Wah, School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Modeling and optimization of the SPRT control chart for individual observations
Chenglong Li, School of Management, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China
A New nonparametric homogeneously weighted moving average control chart for monitoring the process location
Muhammad Abid, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
An improved monitoring procedure of magnitude and frequency of events
Ridwan Adeyemi Sanusi, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon
Organiser: Norhayati Shuja
Chair: Bee Wah Yap
Input-output analysis of sectoral linkages using hypothetical extraction method - an application to Malaysia input-output tables
Norhayati Shuja, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Economic diversification and sustainable development - A new assessment with input-output data
Joerg Beutel, Konstanz University of Applied Sciences
Extended input-output model for demographic change – Preliminary application to the chinese urbanisation process
Nobuhiro Okamoto, Daito Bunka University
Using input-output tables to study trade and international production sharing arrangements
Mahinthan Joseph Mariasingham, Asian Development Bank
The compilation and application of 2012 China multi-regional model
Yuan Jianqin, State Information Center, China
Value-added and trade-embodied carbon emission of China’s industry with heterogeneity by firm size
Yang Cuihong, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Inter-country input-output database for global demand projection model using demograhic assumptions
Norihiko Yamano, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation
Organiser: Elena Zarova
Chair: Irina Eliseeva
Discussants: Paul Smelov, Elvira Dubravskaya
Suggestions for improving the methodology for estimating informal employment based on a sample survey of the labour force
Sergey Musikhin, Analytical Centre by Government of Moscow
Comparative analysis of methodologies used for collecting data on formal and informal employment and tertiary education efficiency
Maria Frolova, Togliatti Academy of Management
Methodology for assessing informal employment based on information sources with different levels of trust
Konstantin Laykam, Federal State Statistics Service, Russia
Increasing the transparency of data on informal employment
Taisiya Boykova, Analytical Centre by Government of Moscow
Polina Victorovna Kriuchkova, Moscow Government
Organiser & Chair: Hamim Syahrum Ahmad Mokhtar
Discussant: Azrie Tamjis
Use of Big Data analytics in targeting right customers for sustainable and social finance (cash waqf)
Liza Mydin, Maybank Islamic
Investment account (risk sharing product) in Islamic banking: analysis of perceptions and behaviours of corporate & retail consumers using structural equation modelling
Zuraeda Ibrahim, University Technology MARA
Integrated ESG principles and Big Data analytics in selecting sustainable Islamic stocks
Gabriel Karagergiou, Arabesque
Value-based scorecard for Islamic banking institutions as monitoring tools for impact creation
Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Global Alliance on Banking on Values
Chair: Eric Vance

Associations and Special Interest Groups:
Statistical Capacity Building, ISBIS, IASE, IASC

How do you provide your students with real projects and real data to apply their statistical analysis and data science skills?

How do you promote the extraordinary power of statistics at your university or in your community?

How do you transform evidence into action for development for the benefit of society?

Chair: Pieter Everaers

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

To what extent should/can un-official data be used in compiling official indicators for the SDG's?

What kind of mechanism should be in place to guarantee the level quality required for ‘official statistics'?

How can the Statistical Journal of the IAOS via a discussion platform contribute to this (but also other) important discussion?

Chair: Mahmoud Elsarawy

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

How can young statisticians raise their knowledge and experiences?

How young statistician's associations help in raising statistical awareness?

Organiser & Chair: Frederic Ferraty
Estimating a covariance function from fragments of functional data
Aurore Delaigle, University of Melbourne
Super-consistent estimation of points of impact in nonparametric regression with functional predictors
Alois Kneip, University of Bonn
Spatial prediction of multivariate functional data: The case of light and chlorophyll-a profiles in the antarctic ocean
David Nerini, University of Aix-Marseille
Varying-Coefficient Additive Models: Two Birds with One Stone?
Jane-Ling Wang, University of California at Davis
Organiser: Risto Lehtonen
Chair: Denise Britz Do Nascimento Silva
Instrumental calibration for the treatment of nonignorable unit nonresponse in surveys
David Haziza, Université de Montréal
Semiparametric nonresponse model with nonignorable nonresponse
Jae Kwang Kim, Iowa State University
Comparing calibration and mass-imputation methods when nonresponse depends on the variable of interest
Maria Giovanna Ranalli, University of Perugia
Organiser: Peter Filzmoser
Chair: Patrick J.F. Groenen
Outlier detection in compositional data: From row-wise to cell-wise
Peter Filzmoser, TU Wien
Detection and visualization of outliers in establishment surveys
Valentin Todorov, UNIDO
Evaluating outlier detection methods: A critical review of performance measures
Pedro Duarte Silva, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
Organiser: Johanna F. Ziegel
Chair: Thordis Thorarinsdottir
Discussant: Alexander Jordan
Dynamic belief elicitation
Nicolas Lambert, Stanford University, USA
Interpretation of point forecasts with unknown directive
Patrick Schmidt, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies
Probability-weighted elicitability
Abdelaati Daouia, University of Toulouse Capitole
Organiser & Chair: Kue Peng Chuah
Discussant: Adrian Franco Barrios
Determinants and impacts of financial literacy in the Lao PDR
Peter Morgan, Asian Development Bank Institute
The construction of historical GDP estimates of Singapore, 1870-1900: Progress and perspective
Ichiro Sugimoto, Soka University, Japan
Poverty measurement in the era of food away from home: Testing alternative approaches in Vietnam
Julie Perng, World Bank
Organiser: Lars Vilhuber
Chair: John Maron Abowd
Confidentiality protection and physical safeguards: A review
Lars Vilhuber, Cornell University
Statistical data-production in a digitized age: Potentials for statistics, research and society
Stefan Bender, Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany
Experiences of Dane Colombia in the integration of databases and promotion of the use of statistical information in research
Carlos Felipe Prada Lombo, Independent Consultant
ABS Datalab: A new frontier in data access, latest developments and future challenges
Organiser: Haniza Yon
Chair: TBA
An empirical comparison of various machine learning techniques for predicting borrowers’ loan servicing behavior
Rense Lange, Global Psytech Sdn Bhd
Statistical and psychometric properties of GFI
Haniza Yon, Malaysian Psychometrics Association
Structural equation modelling of psychographic variables in financial credit scoring
Nur Ayu Johar, Global Psytech Sdn Bhd
Organiser & Chair: Fedele Pasquale Greco
Bayesian hierarchical modeling of multivariate climate data
Giovanna Jona Lasinio, Sapienza University of Roma
Bayesian measurement error correction in structured additive distributional regression
Alessio Pollice, University of Bari
Analysing a Wolf trajectory data, through the new formalization of the Logistic-Gaussian process
Gianluca Mastrantonio, Polytechnic of Torino
Coupled Gaussian processes for functional data analysis
Sara Fontanella, University of Torino
Organiser: Shaiful Anuar Abu Bakar
Chair: TBA
Fuzzy approach to the occupational risk variable in designing a defined benefit pension funds
Yulia Resti, University of Sriwajaya,
Risk estimation for casualty insurance losses
Shaiful Anuar Abu Bakar, University of Malaya
Coherent mortality forecasting for sub-populations using product-ratio model: An application to Malaysian age-specific mortality rates
Syazreen Niza Shair, Universiti Teknologi MARA
Experience rating using bonus-malus, with applications in R
Noriszura Ismail, The National University of Malaysia
Organiser & Discussant: Wei Jie See
Chair: Chin Ching Lau
Using wearable data to empower healthier lives with biological age model
Antoine Thibault, Scor Global Life
The influence of telematics device on driving behaviour of commercial vehicles across long and short haul drivers
Mohd Azman bin Mohd Ismail, Atilze Digital Sdn. Bhd
Organiser: Norhayati Razi
Chair: Mohd Fraziali Ismail
Sectorisation and information granularities on portfolio investment statistics
Norhayati Razi, Central Bank of Malaysia
Financial integration and globalization: Challenges and opportunities for external financial statistics
Carol Bertaut, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Forecasting the recovery rate of non-financial corporations
Natalia Nehrebecka, National Bank of Poland
Uses of mirror data: Estimation of household assets and liabilities with banks abroad
João Falcao Silva, Central Bank of Portugal
Organiser & Chair: Pietro Gennari
Implementing a geospatial data strategy in the European statistical system
Mariana Kotzeva, Eurostat
Cost-effectiveness of remote sensing for agricultural statistics in developing and transition countries
Yakob Mudesir Seid, FAO
The use of remote sensing and geographic data for estimating the area under opium poppy cultivation in Mexico
Coen Bussink, UNODC
Addressing the issue of missing or non-ideal sampling frames in household surveys in developing countries through remote sensing data
Michael Wild, World Bank
Organiser: Hartono Suhartono
Chair: TBA
Forecasting inflow and outflow in Indonesia using statistical method and machine learning
Hartono Suhartono, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
Time series based clustering of climate zone in Indonesia using TRMM satelite data
Dedi Setiawan, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
Non-transformed dimensionality reduction on monthly agriculture stock market price
Yusrina Andu, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
Organiser: James Edward Scruton
Chair: TBA
The rationale for a new GDP publication model
James Edward Scruton, The Office for National Statistics
The benefits and trade-offs of the new GDP publication model
Sumit Dey-Chowdhury, The Office for National Statistics
Chair: TBA
CPS1239: The servicification of manufacturing in Asia: Redefining the sources of labor productivity using time
Valerie Anne Mercer-Blackman, Asian Development Bank
CPS1243: Evolution in comparative terms of people with and without disabilities in Brazil
Paulo Tadeu Meira Silva De Oliveira, USP
CPS1407: Measuring the social dimensions of poverty and deprivation
Manana Dewage Diana Dilshanie Deepawansa, Department of Census and Statistics
CPS1807: Weight matrix comparison in exploratory spatial data analysis on social capital and poverty
Eko Hadi Nurcahyo, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS2052: An analysis of the contribution of women in Abu Dhabi
Khaddouj Abubaker Abdulla, Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi
CPS2109: Measurement of multidimensional child poverty in Morocco 2001-2014: Methodology and results
Ezzrari Abdeljaouad, Morocco
Chair: Yong Zulina Zubairi
CPS 1343: Propensity score based adjustment for covariate effects on classification accuracy of biomarker using ROC curve
M. Shafiqur Rahman, University of Dhaka
CPS 1821: Time-varying regression coefficients for a semi-Markovian model based on a flexible Weibull distribution
Niass Oumy, Gaston Berger University
CPS 1855: Extended age-environment model for analysing data on breast cancer death rates for Japanese elderly women
Nobutane Hanayama, Shobi University
CPS 2165: Reaction times: A new approach using new advances in distribution theory
Carla Susete Francisco, Catholic University of Portugal
Chair: TBA
CPS 1336: Estimating causal effect of low birth weight on malnutrition for children under five years in Bangladesh
Md. Ariful Islam Sanim, University of Dhaka
CPS 1394: The impact of ageing population, unemployment, obesity, inflation, out-of-pocket expenses, and income per capita on Malaysia's health expenditures: A linear regression analysis
Abd Aziz Arrashid Abd Rajak, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
CPS 1494: Assessment of prevalence and associated risk factors of diabetic retinopathy among known type II Diabetic Mellitus patients in a territory care hospital in Kochi Kerala: A hospital based cross sectional study
Senthilvel Vasudevan, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
CPS 2116: Risks of low birth weight associated with tobacco smoking among women in India
Samarul Islam, International Institute for Population Sciences
CPS 2169: Percentile-based approaches for assessing impacts of school day energy expenditure on 18-month change in BMI among elementary school-aged children
Carmen D. Tekwe, Indiana University – Bloomington
CPS 2292: Instrumental variable approach to estimating the scalar-on-function regression model with measurement error with application to energy expenditure assessment in childhood obesity
Roger S. Zoh, Indiana University – Bloomington
Chair: TBA
CPS 1119: Forecasting agricultural commodity prices in turkey using artificial neural network
Fethi̇ Şaban Özbek, Turkish Statistical Institute
CPS 1121: Leak localization on a pipeline using convolutional neural network for non-revenue water management
Jeeva Sathya Theesar Shanmugam, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
CPS 1440: Spatial cart classification trees
Jean-Michel Poggi, Lmo Université Paris SUD
CPS 2066: Real time prediction of infectious disease outbreaks based on google trend data in Africa
Elvis Karanja Muchene, Kenya Markets Trust
CPS 2156: Bias removal through sampling in machine learning models
Luis Sanguiao Sande, Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)
Chair: Arifah Bahar
CPS 1395: Sequential Monte Carlo methods in high-order Hidden Markov Models
Mouhamad Mounirou Allaya, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences
CPS 1408: Probabilistic hourly load forecasting
Caston Sigauke, University of Venda
CPS 1458: A new mixed INAR(P) model for time series of counts
Wooi Chen Khoo, Sunway University, Malaysia
CPS 2012: Forecasting conditional covariance matrices in high-dimensional data: A general dynamic factor approach
Luiz Koodi Hotta, University of Campinas, Brazil
CPS 2107: Joint asymptotic normality of stopping time and sequential estimators for monitoring autoregressive processes
Tao Junfan, Yokohama National University
CPS 2474: Spatial statistics of extreme with a view towards application weather events in South Africa and other neighbouring countries in the SADC region
Daniel Maposa, University of Limpopo
Chair: TBA
CPS1876: Nearest neighbor classifier based on generalized inter-point distances for HDLSS data
Sarbojit Roy, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
CPS1891: A knot selection algorithm for regression splines
Tzee-Ming Huang, National Chengchi University
CPS1960: On life distributions based on some stress strength interference
Prajamitra Bhuyan, Imperial College London
CPS2045: Let the PDES guide you to new insight into and fast inference for complex models in space and space-time
Haakon Christopher Bakka, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
CPS2220: Regime-switching state-space models with applications to brain imaging
David Degras, University of Massachusetts Boston
Chair: TBA
CPS 1166: Fractal structure of hierarchical cores in an analysis of use of technologies
Francisco Casanova-Del-Angel, Instituto Politecnico Nacional
CPS 1955: Master’s programme in data analytics for government: The UK experience
Solange Correa Onel, Office for National Statistics, UK
CPS 2126: Item analysis in the assessment of knowledge in biostatistics among the postgraduate students of a medical college in Northeast India
Rajkumari Sanatombi Devi, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences
CPS 2173: Determinants of pupils’ success in primary schools in Benin
Felicien Accrombessy, World Bank Group
Organiser & Chair: Helen MacGilliray
President’s Invited Keynote


DAY 5 - Friday, 23 August 2019

Organiser: Wing Kam Fung
Chair: Patrick J.F. Groenen
Multiview graph embedding as a generalization of canonical correlation analysis
Hidetoshi Shimodaira, Kyoto University
Building plots to explore data: Beyond histograms, barcharts and scatterplots to high-dimensions and statistical inference
Di Cook, Monash University
Organiser & Chair: Mark Podolskij
A selective survey of selective inference
Jonathan Taylor, University of Stanford
Organiser: Nalini Ravishanker
Chair: Fabrizio Ruggeri
Machine learning in modern commerce
David Banks, Duke University
Organiser & Chair: Helen Zhang
Functional boxplots for multivariate curves
Marc Genton, KAUST
BRISC: Bootstrap for rapid inference on spatial covariances
Abhirup Datta, Johns Hopkins University
Organiser: Helen MacGillivray
Chair: Ada van Krimpen
Modeling the financial market indicators with semiparametric volatility model with varying frequency
Jetrei Benedick Reyes Benito, University of the Philippines Diliman
Intra Household resource allocation and gender relation in Cote D'ivoire: A way for facing non inclusive growth situation
Edvira Malliedje Fokam, MINEPRD-Cameroon
Organiser: Punithaa Kylasapathy
Chair: Karen Cheah
Panel Discussion:
• Surina Shukri, CEO of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
• Chetan Krishnamurthy, IBM, Asia Pacific Watson Business Lead
• Mr Krishna Atkuru- Grab Pay, Head of Engineering
• David Rajoo- Symantec, Chief Cybersecurity Architect for ASEAN
Organiser: Mohd Dzull Fefry Mohd Bakri
Chair: TBA
Discussants: Fraziali Ismail, Saktiandi Sapaat
Fatimah Mohamed Arshad, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Mohammad Bazli Che Rozenan, PNB
Organiser & Chair: Adrian Franco Barrios
Isabelle Schmidt, Statistics South Africa
Claudia Villante, ISTAT
Luis F. Rivera-Galicia, University of Alcala
Organiser & Discussant: Serge Guillas
Chair: Sophie Dabo
Olivier Le Maitre, CNRS
Hawkes models in social and natural sciences: Estimation, diagnostics and extensions
Jiancang Zhuang, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan
Heat-duration-frequency modeling under non-stationary conditions
Taha Ouarda, INRS
Detecting shape anomalies in functional data with elastic depth
Trevor Harris, University of Illinois
Organiser: Dr Stephan Krische
Chair: Misha V Belkindas
Discussant: Matthew Shearing
Developing effective models of public-private partnerships in National Statistical Ecosystem: Lessons from Asia
Matthew Shearing, Freelance Statistics Capacity Building Expert in Southeast Asia
Panel Discussion
• Andrew J.Flatt, Senior Freelance Advisor (Former Director UNESCAP Statistics Division)
• Phetsamone Sone, Deputy Director General, Lao Bureau of Statistics
• Tomas Africa, Senior Freelance Advisor (Former National Statistician / Civil Registrar General of Philippines NSO)
• Eileen Capilit, Statistical Capacity Development Expert in Asia and the Pacific
• Titi Lestari, Director of Finance, IT and Tourism Statistics, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Organiser & Chair: Guido Ferrari
Discussants: Jose Luis Sanchez-Ollero, Can Huang
Development and application of tourism statistics in China
Yanyun Zhao, Renmin University of China
The comparative evaluation of Beijing’s tourism competitiveness
Guo Qian, Beijing Wuzi University
The effectiveness of tourism public spending in Italy
Fabrizio Antolini, University of Teramo
The development of meetings, incentive, exhibitions, and conventions (MICE) industry in Italy: The case of Campania region
Biagio Simonetti, University of Sannio
Organiser: Steven Vale
Co-organizer: Valker Taube
Chair: Georges-Simon Ulrich
Legislative boundaries of official statistics
Stepan Mnatsakanyan, National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
Boundaries and coordination of the national statistical system
Volker Taube, European Free Trade Association
National statistical system of Georgia
Gogita Todradze, GeoStat
Aurel Schubert, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Organiser: TBA
Chair: Paolo Valente
Discussant: Eric Schulte Nordholt
Changing frames and entities in a transition processtoward an administrative census in Israel
Developing methodology for the register-based census in Estonia
Diana Beltadze, Statistics Estonia
The integration of geographic and territorial data sources into the base register of territorial and geographical entities
Fabio Crescenzi, Italian National Institute of Statistics
The use of registers in the German Censuses 2011, 2021 and beyond
Markus Zwick, Federal Statistical Office Germany
Transition from traditional census to registers based census in Poland
Janusz Dygaszewicz, Central Statistical Office of Poland
Organiser & Chair: Kue Peng Chuah
Gabriel Quiros-Romero, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Fuziah Md. Amin, Department of Statistic Malaysia
Organiser & Chair: Linda J Young
Agricultural Census 2020 – How to reduce costs and burden? The European statistical system approach
Christine Wirtz, Eurostat
The importance of technology to the future of agricultural statistics
Barbara R Rater, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Using digital data collection to increase response rates and quality
Luqmaan Omar, Statistics South Africa
Integration of different sources of information for territory monitoring
Guillermo C Martinez V, ERMEX
Organiser: Tiziana Laureti
Chair: Luigi Biggeri
Discussant: Prasada D.S. Rao
Spatial and temporal multivariate analysis of well-being at local level: An application to the Italian equitable and sustainable well-being
Tiziana Laureti, Tuscia University
Measuring well-being in cities and regions: Policy relevance and link to SDGS
Paolo Veneri, OECD
Elderly welfare measurement links to the internet of things in province level in Indonesia
Ayesha Tantriana, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
The OECD approach: The case of Mexico
Oscar Gasca, INEGI National Institute of Statistics and Geography Statistics Mexico
Organiser & Chair: Alessio Pollice
Discussant: Sudipto Banerjee
Using new forms of data for environmentally related SDGS
Jacinta Holloway, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Combining citizen science and professional monitoring data to conserve and sustainably use marine resources
Erin Peterson, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Using FAO’s methodology for monitoring SDG target 12.3 to estimate the environmental impact of food losses
Environmental metrics – Where to go?
Walter Josef Radermacher, University of Rome Sapienz
Organiser: Reija Helenius
Chair: Marjo-Riitta Sylvia Bruun
Discussant: John Bailer
Real stories with real data for real people: The key to understanding and trust in official statistics
Christine Bycroft, Statistics New Zealand
Improving statistical literacy, educating users and spreading the voice about official statistics in Slovenia
Genovefa Ružić, The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Data governance as a tool for enhanced data literacy and utilization
Betty Gichohi, United States International University
Fake news and Big Data: A case study
Kimmo Vehkalahti, University of Helsinki
Organiser: Martin Karlberg
Chair: Mariana Kotzeva
Discussants: Robert Cuffe, Govindraj Ethiraj
The mood of the twitterers in Mexico
Gerardo Leyva Parra, Instituto Nacional de Estadística Y Geografía (INEGI)
Sound methodology for sound official statistics
Eric Rancourt, Statistics Canada
Building and maintaining social licence in today’s data landscape
Marcel Van Kints, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organiser: John Verrinder
Chair: TBA
Regional inter-country supply use and input output tables giving a clear picture of regional interconnectedness
Jose Manuel Rueda Cantuche, Joint Research Centre - European Commission
The early-warning system
Sophie Limpach, European Commission
Sharing of data and information between countries as a precondition for internationally consistent economic statictics
Timo Koskimaki, Statistics Finland
Large case units as a tool to cover MNES in a consistent way in official statistics
Fred Demollin, CBS - Netherlands
Building the international statistical infrastructure for addressing MNE activities and restructurings
Diana Doyle, OECD
Organiser & Chair: Kengo Kamatani
Central limit theorems for coupled particle filters
Ajay Jasra, National University of Singapore
Sequential Monte Carlo methods for Stochastic Transport Models
Wei Pan, Imperial College London
The bouncy particle sampler in practice
Alexandre Thiery, National University of Singapore
Simulation of conditioned diffusions
Frank Van der Meulen, Delft University of Technology
Organiser: Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay
Chair: TBA
Clustering and classification of astronomical objects: A new paradigm in statistics
Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta
Robust estimation and outlier detection for astronomical data
Ayanendra Nath Basu, Indian Statistical Institute
Study on star formation history of nearby galaxies a Bayesian approach
Tanuka Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta
Unsupervised classification of galaxy spectra and interpretability
Didier Fraix-Burnet, University Grenoble Alpes
A statistically robust approach to the detection of astrophysical transient and periodic phenomena
Guillaume Belanger, European Space Agency (ESAC)
Organiser & Chair: Mohammad Ahsanullah
Discussants: Diam Ba, Mohammad Shakil
Trends on general theory on records and on open questions
Gane Samb Lo, Gaston Berger University
Inference for the two-parameter bathtub-shaped distribution based on record data
Mohammad Z Raqab, University of Jordan
Ismihan Bayramoglu, Ismir University of Economics
Organiser: Ibrahim Mohamed
Chair: Abdul Ghapor Hussin
The study on the relationship between variables in Malaysian crescent moon sighting data
Ibrahim Mohamed, University of Malaya
A general approach to obtaining wrapped circular distributions
Sreenivas Rao Jammalamadaka, University of California Santa Barbara
A continuous bivariate circular distribution and its discretization
Kunio Shimizu, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo
A clustering technique for outliers detection in linear functional relationship model for circular variables
Abdul Ghapor Hussin, National Defence University of Malaysia
A half-circular distribution on a circle
Adzhar Rambli, MARA University of Technology
Organiser: Zuraidy Zainal Abidin
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Wan Mohd Shahrulnizam Wan Mohd Najuri
Database linkage in ensuring quality of Malaysia Statistical Business Register
Muhammad Amri Idris, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Statistical Address Register (SAR)
Sharuddin Shafie, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Quality assurance framework of the Japanese Business Register
Takashi Ioka, Statistics Bureau, Japan
Business registers as the backbone of statistics; challenges and opportunities regarding business register and outcome quality
Johan Lammers, Statistics Netherlands
Organiser: Erli Wijayanti Prastiwi
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Setia Pramana
Using Big Data for accomodation statistics: A new challenge in producing tourism statistics
Amanda Pratama Putra, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Online price data for CPI measurement in Indonesia
Chindy Saktias Pratiwi, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Search engine as Big Data source: An approach for measuring sustainable economic welfare in the digital age
Rendra Achyunda Anugrah Putra, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Nowcasting modelling of volatile and non-volatile food prices using crowdsourcing data (case study of some food commodities prices on Lombok Island in 2015)
Wida Siddhikara Perwitasari, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
Organiser: Kuldeep Kumar
Chair: TBA
Discussant: Nitin Kumar
Trade Credit – An empirical analysis of Indian firms
Arvind Shrivastava, Reserve Bank of India
Industry specific financial distress prediction model
Khaled Halteh, Bond University
SHELL Companies: Identification of an instrument used for illicit purposes
Milind Tiwari, Bond University
Financial soundness prediction: A study of real estate in Australia
Sneha Raut, Bond University
Sukanto Bhattacharya, Deakin University
Organiser: Gemma Vanhalderen
Chair: Siu-Ming Tam
Discussant: Ronald Jansen
Big Data for official statistics in Thailand
Hataichanok Puckcharern, National Statistics Office, Thailand
Measuring the rural access index in the Philippines
Candido Jr Jove Astrologo, Jr., Philippines Statistics Authority
Accommodating Big Data in Nepalese statistical system: Challenges and Opportunities
Suman Raj Aryal, Central Bureau of Statistics, Nepal
China's experience in the application of Big Data in official statistics
Yajing Cong, National Bureau of Statistics of China
Chair: Jacobien Van Der Hoeven

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

What are your experiences with partnerships between academia and official statistics?

In which areas do you see concrete opportunities for collaboration?

Chair: Steven Vale

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

Which recent innovation in your organisation are you most proud of?

Chair: Michael Slyuzberg

Associations and Special Interest Groups:

What are the limitations of administrative data in the area of crime and victimisation?

What are advantages and disadvantages of Victimisation Surveys?

Organiser: Hiroki Masuda
Chair: Kengo Kamatani
Minimal contrast estimation of the linear fractional stable motion
Mark Podolskij, Aarhus University
Asymptotic expansion for vector-valued random variables
Ciprian Tudor, Université de Lille 1
Adaptive estimation of parabolic stochastic partial differential equations
Masayuki Uchida, Osaka University
Asymptotic expansions in non-ergodic stochastic systems
Nakahiro Yoshida, University of Tokyo
Organiser: Thomas William Yee
Chair: TBA
Discussants: Junji Nakano, Peter Filzmoser
My experience of teaching R programming for data science
Han-Ming (Hank) Wu, National Taipei University
Some reflections on software-intensive statistical research
Thomas William Yee, University of Auckland
TBA, University of Europe
Organiser: Flavio Pinto Bolliger
Chair: Pietro Gennari
A globally-consistent definition of the urban/rural continuum
Susan Offutt, International Consultant - Former USDA/ERS
Farm typology - A tool for a policy relevant farm classification
Neli Georgieva, FAO
The new proposal of forest products classification and definitions
Michal Synek, Forest Products Statistics in the Czech Republic
Organiser: Punithaa Kylasapathy
Chair: TBA
Proximity to Urban Rail Transit (URT) and its impact on housing prices
Jiun Shyan Goh, Bank Negara Malaysia
Why Big Data for housing?
Chaly Koh, Property Pricetag
Nikhil Naik, Harvard University and MIT
Organiser: Jin Zhou
Chair: Dandi Qiao
Genetic association analysis for T2D EHR phenotyping with application to Million Veteran Program (MVP)
Hua Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles
Efficient association tests for sparse genetic and genomic data in correlated samples
Han Chen, University of Texas
Multivariate regression based models of 'comics pathways mediating the effect of the RAI1 GENE on sleep disordered breathing
Tamar Sofer, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Organiser & Chair: Marcel van der Steen
Advanced data collection – An outlook to the future
Irene Salemink, CBS - The Netherlands
New data collection methods
Stéphane Dufour, Statistics Canada
Big Data at the heart of innovation in official statistics
Barry Schouten, Center for Big Data Statistcs (CBS)
Organiser: Normasita Sidek
Chair: TBA
Forecasting banknote demand at the Reserve Bank of Australia
Richard Finlay, Reserve Bank of Australia
Forecasting currency demand: The Philippine experience
Iluminada Tapiru Sicat, Regional Operations Sub-sector Email
Bram Bruijnis, Transtrack International
Forecasting demand for currency
Doug Brooks, De La Rue
Organisers: Rameshwar P Srivastava, Ibrahim Sorie Yansaneh
Chair: TBA
Compilation of consumer price indices at the national level, some experiences from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean
Rameshwar P Srivastava, RPS Associates and the Royal Statistical Society
Issues and challenges in the measurement of cost of living for the adjustment of salaries of expatriate officials of international organizations
Ibrahim Sorie Yansaneh, International Civil Service Commission, United Nation
Challenges and opportunities for cost of living measurement in the Big Data era – Perspectives from Brazil
Pedro Luis Do Nascimento Silva, The Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Organiser & Chair: Jaeyong Lee
Discussant: Seongil Jo
Laplace approximated posterior inference for the SEIR differential equation model
Sarat C. Dass, Universiti Teknologi Petronas
Embedded estimation sequential Bayes learning procedures in nonlinear non-Gaussian system
Hanita Daud, Universiti Teknologi Petronas
Inference for the SEIR differential equation models using relaxed differential equation models
Kyoungjae Lee, University of Notre Dame
Organiser & Chair: Delia North
Statistics postgraduate program capacity enhancement through regional partnership
Temesgen Zewotir, UKZN, South Africa
An industry perspective on analytics programs at degree granting institutions
Murray De Villiers, SAS Head of Global Academic Programs, North Carolina
Professional statisticians / data scientists: Who are they and how do we train them?
Pieter Juriaan De Jongh, North-West University
Delivering industry-focused business analytics skills
Goutam Chakraborty, Spear’s Business School, Oklahoma State University
Organiser: Joo Chiet Yong
Chair: TBA
Measuring the digital economy: Malaysia’s experience
Hasnah Mat, Department of Statistics Malaysia
Record linkage for multi-sourced statistical business register data
Maria Denise Medenilla Peña, Asian Development Bank
Chair: Ezatul Nisha Abdul Rahman
CPS1448: Valuation of preference-based measures: could borrowing strength from existing countries’ valuations produce better estimates
Samer Kharroubi, American University of Beirut
CPS1956: Detecting life expectancy anomalies in England using a Bayesian Hierarchical Model
Areti Boulieri, Imperial College, London
CPS1965: The modified Lee-Carter Model with Linearized Cubic Spline Parameter Approximation for Malaysian mortality data
Dharini Pathmanathan, University of Malaya
CPS1970: The Lee-Carter Model: Extensions and applications to Malaysian mortality data
Nurul Aityqah Yaacob, University of Malaya
CPS1976: Premature cancer morbidity and mortality conditions through the epidemiological transitions - The case of Hungary, Austria and Denmark
Andras Weber, Hungarian Central Statistical Office
Chair: Nurulkamal Masseran
CPS1436: Index of measurement of development policies efforts
Ayikoue Honore Agbobly-Atayi, Inseed Togo
CPS1474: Operation and dynamic analysis of Chinese customer’s confidence index: A survey over the past decade
Yanan Liu, Capital University of Economics and Business
CPS1825: Proposing additional indicators for Indonesia Youth Development Index with smaller level analysis: A study case of South Kalimantan 2018
Suryo Adi Rakhmawan, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1952: A statistical modelling framework for mapping malaria seasonality
Michele Nguyen, University of Oxford
Chair: Zuraidy Zainal Abidin
CPS1071: Redesigning of the Semi-Annual Survey of Dairy Enterprises in the Philippines
Ibarra Aaron Poliquit, Philippine Statistics Authority
CPS1900: New ways to increase motivation of respondents in Hungary
Ágnes Patay, Hungarian Central Statistical Office
CPS1914: Study of the role of young entrepreneurs in creative sector era of industrial revolution 4.0 in Indonesia
Ayu Paramudita, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS2064: Experimental statistics: A hub for data innovation in official statistics?
Daniel Kilchmann, Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO)
Chair: Mohd Tahir Ismail
CPS1887: Modeling for seasonal pattern and trend of land surface temperature in Taiwan
Sahidan Abdulmana, Prince of Songkla University
CPS1999: Effect of the ocean heat content on the global sea ice extent using fuzzy logic approach
Pranesh Kumar, University of Northern BC
CPS2083: Robust estimation of multi - input transfer function model with structural change
Angelita Pascua Tobias, University of the Philippines
CPS2128: Subjective and community wellbeing interaction in multilevel spatial modelling framework
Wlodzimierz Okrasa, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw; Statistics Poland
CPS2135: Multilevel time series modeling of mobility trends in the Netherlands for small domains
Sumonkanti Das, Maastricht University
CPS2244: Automatic time series modeling in the presence of outlier
Meri Andani Rosmalawati, Universitas Padjadjaran
Chair: Norshahida Shaadan
CPS1340: Mobility and state dependence in a labour market characterized by informality: The case of Morocco
Mustapha Ziroili, High Commission for Planning, Morocco
CPS1345: The construction of composite index to measure accessibility, quality and people behavior of drinking water in Indonesia
Hanin Rahma Septina, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1469: The impact of January 25th, 2011 revolution on the political participation of women in Egypt
Shaimaa Salah Hussien, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1901: Performance measurement of MGNREGA and its variation
Udaya Shetty, Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Govt. of Karnataka, India
CPS2024: Paid employees earning segmentation by educational attainment
Noor Ismawati Mohd Jaafar, University of Malaya
CPS2067: Disentangling data narratives: The impact of migrants on European Welfare Systems (IPS No. 71-IPS275)
Caterina Francesca Guidi, European University Institute
Chair: Ibrahim Mohamed
CPS1110: Bayesian inversion into soil types with Kernel-Likelihood Models
Selamawit Serka Moja, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
CPS1158: Bayesian Inference of Multiple Structural Breaks in Multiple Regimes Threshold Autoregressive Model
Jitendra Kumar, Central University of Rajasthania
CPS1255: Predicting the number of newly found rare species
Tsung-Jen Shen, National Chung Hsing University
CPS1845: Bayesian network for risk management of earthquake damage using R and Genie
Devni Prima Sari, Gadjah Mada University
CPS1991: Bayesian monitoring of high-yield processes using different loss functions
Amita Baranwal, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
CPS2104: Bayesian Generalized Linear Model for difference of over or under dispersed counts
Andrew W Swift, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Chair: Abd Latib Talib
CPS1266: Improving the quality of official statistics in Iran’s manufacturing establishments statistics
Sayeed Fayaaz, Statistical Center of Iran
CPS1294: Causality model using Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) against growth of Micro, Small, and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMES) in Indonesia period 2014-2018
Ferdinand David Aritonang, Badan Pusat Statistik Indonesia
CPS1409: Physical vs economic distance, the defining spatial autocorrelation of Per Capita GDP among 38 cities/ regencies in East Java
Rahma Fitriani, University of Brawijaya
CPS1888: Transforming Stats NZ’s quarterly financial statistics using administrative data
Chen Chen, Statistics New Zealand
CPS1997: Integration of Economic Establishments Data into a uniquely identified comprehensive frame in Egypt
Rawia Wagih Abd Elmagid Elsayed Ragab, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS2053: Does ASEAN food security sustainable? Further investigation using panel data analysis
Noorasiah Sulaiman, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Chair: Rozita Talha
CPS1278: An application of the Generalized Lavallee-Hidiroglou Algorithm for Stratification in Business Surveys: A sampling methodology for the census of the Philippine Business and Industry
Desiree Ramones Robles, Philippine Statistics Authority
CPS1824: Cross-sectional weighting methodology for the Korean population census longitudinal study
Sanggi Lee, Statistics Korea
CPS2022: Integration of traditional and technological advancement tools in the first national economic census 2018 of Nepal: Problems, challenges and prospects for developing economic statistical infrastructure
Mahesh Chand Pradhan, Central Bureau of Statistics, Nepal
CPS2087: Outlines of SCAD’s pilot test for the 2020 register based census
Aisha Turki Al Ali, Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi
CPS2147: Digital transformation on population and housing census of Malaysia 2020
Hamka Ismail, Department of Statistics Malaysia
CPS2188: The study on the potential impact of mobile technology on data quality that would be achieved in the Egypt Economic Census 2019
Said Kamal Mohammed, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Chair: TBA
CPS1085: Inference on P(X<y ) for bivariate normal distribution based on censored data
Manoj Chacko, University of Kerala
CPS1216: Parameter estimation for misspecified diffusion processes with noisy, nonsynchronous observations
Teppei Ogihara, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
CPS1275: Asymptotic normality for a semi-parametric estimator of the gini coefficient
Tchilabalo Abozou Kpanzou, University of Kara
CPS1307: Latin Square Designs: Causal inference in a potential outcomes framework
Rahul Mukherjee, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
CPS1497: Parameter estimation for the extended growth curve model under multivariate skew normal distribution
Sayantee Jana, University of Calcutta, India
Chair: Zainuddin Ahmad
CPS1385: Evaluating economic performance of Egypt (epi): Before and after revolution 2011
Hagar Emadeldin Ali, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
CPS1964: Export competitiveness of Sumatera palm oil
Wahyu Dewati, Bank Indonesia
CPS2037: Comparing the household final consumption expenditure in national accounts to the household budget survey - or vice versa?
Katri Soinne, Statistics Finland
CPS2041: Contribution and growth of selected economic activities in the non-oil real GDP in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2008-2017
Wadeema Mohamed Alkhoori, Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi
CPS2172: Exploring the economic effects of education: A satellite account approach
Yan Zheng, Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics
CPS2218: Measuring the economic impact of tourism industry in Malaysia: An input-output analysis
Rusnani Hussin, Department of Statistics Malaysia


Block Duration Time
A 70 mins 0850 – 1000
B 120 mins 1030 – 1230
C 90 mins 1230 – 1400
D 100 mins 1400 – 1540
E 100 mins 1600 – 1740

* Scientific Programme is updated as of 10th July 2019 - Programme is subject to change without prior notice