The Federation of European National Statistical Societies

The Federation promotes mutual communication, co-operation and interchange of views among all those interested in statistical sciences, in their scientific principles, in a broad sense and in as wide a range of applications as possible. The Federation serves as an agency for the dissemination of technical and scientific information among the National Statistical Societies forming the federation, promoting their mutual collaboration and those activities that can augment the research scientific impact of the members, including international conferences, journals, books and other publications.

Bayes by the Sea: Conference and Summer School, Ancona, Italy, July 24-25 2020.

The third edition of the Bayes By the Sea conference: “Rationality and Strategic Interaction in the Sciences” aims to bring together philosophers of statistics and of the scientific method, methodologists and metascientists, as well as economists and game-theorists, in order to refresh the debate on the foundations of the sciences from new perspectives, with a special focus on scientific rationality, scientific misconduct, science economics, foundations of statistics and the scientific method, in diverse scientific ecosystems characterized by distinctive practices, structures, and institutions.

100th anniversary of the Finnish Statistical Society, FInland, May 14-15 2020

The Finnish Statistical Society celebrates its 100th anniversary at Statistical Days 2020, held 14th - 15th May at Aalto University campus in Otaniemi, Finland. The meeting consists of 18 invited speakers from different areas of statistics, accompanied with poster sessions. We wish to warmly welcome everyone to join in and listen to great speakers and enjoy good company!

The December issue of the Journal is online

The issue contains an interesting mix of articles divided over four sections. The first section on ’The future role of Official Statistics in the informational ecosystem’ is the leading topic for this issue and the item for the second discussion on the discussion platform. In the second section we proudly present the winning manuscripts of three of the four prize winners of the Young Statistician Prize 2019. A third section, with nine articles, deals with the very current topic of ‘Trusted Smart Statistics’. Finally the issue ends with four rather diverse articles.

United Nations World Data Forum 2020

The first United Nations World Data Forum was hosted from 15 to 18 January 2017 by Statistics South Africa in Cape Town, South Africa. The second UN World Data Forum was hosted by the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority of the United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018 in Dubai. The third UN World Data Forum will be hosted by the Swiss Confederation, with substantive support from the Federal Statistical Office of Switzerland from 18 to 21 October 2020 in Bern.

Applied Statistics 2020, Ribno (Bled), Slovenia, September 20-23 2020

The Statistical Society of Slovenia and University of Ljubljana organize the 17th international conference Applied Statistics 2020 (AS2020). The conference is organized yearly since 2004 and its aim is to bring together statisticians, working in diverse fields of statistics and its applications.

Joint Statistical Meetings 2020

The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) is the largest annual gathering of statisticians and data scientists held in North America. In 2020 it will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 1-6, 2020.
JSM offers a unique opportunity for statisticians in academia, industry, and government to exchange ideas and explore opportunities for collaboration. Beginning statisticians (including students) can learn from and interact with senior members of the profession.

The European Population Conference 2020

EAPS (the European Association for Population Studies) organizes the European Population Conference (EPS), which takes place every two years, as well as many other activities. EPC is the largest European conference for population research. Is a unique, international and interdisciplinary forum for population studies with a special focus on Europe. EPC 2020 will be held in Padova, Italy from 24-27 June 2020.

Q2020 Conference on Quality in Official Statistics

The Hungarian Central Statistical Office and Eurostat are pleased to invite you to the 10th European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics (Q2020), which will be held in Budapest, Hungary on 9-12 June 2020. Following tradition, the Q2020 will include lectures, training courses and debates on the management of quality for official statistics. The event aims to facilitate exchanges between international experts on methods to improve the quality of statistical products, to promote dialogues on quality frameworks, and to discuss the governance of statistical systems in relation to quality issues. The conference will also examine the new challenges that national statistical institutes face in a society increasingly dependent on data.

Better Lives 2030, Livingstone, Zambia, May 19-21 2020

The International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Republic of Zambia Central Statistical Office are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2020 Conference Better Lives 2030: mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world. Bringing together statisticians and all those in government, universities and education who care about the value of statistics to society.

The 3rd International Statistical Conference in Croatia (ISCCRO'20), Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 7-8 2020

ISCCRO conference 2020 will take place in Dubrovnik, the World Heritage UNESCO protected the city, ranked as No.1 touristic destination of the World. The location of the conference is the Centre for Advanced Academic Studies (CAAS), which was founded by the University of Zagreb as a public academic institution for international scientific programmes and postgraduate studies with the aim to facilitate and promote academic activities in various fields of science and advanced education in forms of specialized courses, summer schools, conferences, brainstorming meetings and other similar academic activities.


August 22, 2019:
General Assembly 2019

The General Assembly 2019 will hold during ISI WSC in Kuala Lumpur, 22. August 2019

December 28, 2018:
FENStatS registered in Luxembourg

Finally and only with the continuous support of Nico Weydert, president of the Luxembourg Statistical Society (many thanks again), we succeeded in official registration as an 'asbl'.

November 30 2018:
The new FENStatS statutes

The new Statutes was proposed at the Council Meeting in Bamberg. After a voting procedure, it has been approved by FENStatS members.

October 17, 2018:
FENStatS Council Meeting

Meeting of the FENStatS Council was held in the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories in Bamberg, Germany.