15th IAOS conference comes to an end

After a busy three days where a range of topics , under the theme of The Spirit of Official Statistics: Partnership and Continuous Innovation, were vigorously discussed,  friendships renewed and made, the IAOS 2016 drew to a close in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  The IAOS wants to again thank and acknowledge the great hospitality and friendship extended by the hosts - the Statistical Centre Abu Dhabi, supported by the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, UAE.  The leadership of the Program Committee, Mr Eric Rancourt, HE Butti Al Qubaisi, Chairman of the High- Level Organising Committee, and Ms Raba'a Baniyas, Chair of the Local Organising Committee, and their teams were pivotal to the successful event.


Our special thanks to Mr Eric Rancourt , chair of the Program Committee and the  speakers, chairs, discussants, who provided the rich content; and the sponsors and exhibitors who supported the conference.