IAOS 2015 Annual Report

The IAOS Executive Committee is pleased to announce to all its members & partners the release of the IAOS 2015 Annual Report. This report covers the work of the committee for 2015 through highlighting the major progress and achievements accomplished so far.

The report constitutes of seven chapters that correspond to seven major topics namely: (IAOS Strategic Plan 2015-2017, Delivering Conferences and Workshops, Developing and Supporting IAOS Membership, IAOS Communications, Financial Statement, SCORUS Activities & the Conclusion.) Download Report here .

Call for Contributed Paper proposals for the IAOS 2016 Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 6-8, 2016

All IAOS members are invited to present proposals for Contributed Papers for the next IAOS Conference that will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on December 6-8, 2016. The theme of the IAOS2016 conference is: “The Spirit of Official Statistics: Partnership and continuous innovation”. The Programme will include keynote speakers, invited paper sessions, workshops, panels, special late breaking sessions and contributed paper sessions. 

Submissions for IAOS contributed paper proposals will be accepted as of February 1st, 2016 to March 31st , 2016.

Proposals should contain the following information:

  • Title of the paper
  • Speaker’s information (name, email, affiliation, and indication that the speaker’s agreed to attend IAOS 2016).
  • Preliminary (very!) short abstract (final abstracts will be requested upon information that the paper is accepted, shortly after the deadline). 

If you are interested in submitting a Contributed Paper, please send your proposal to Eric Rancourt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

EXCO Meeting in December 2015

The IAOS EXCO meeting was conducted on Dec 22 2015 via teleconference. The agenda of the teleconference included items related to IAOS strategic plan 2015-2017, the IAOS Statistical Journal, plans for IAOS 2016 conference that is planned in December 2016 in Abu Dhabi, IAOS communication plan as well as other issues pertaining to IAOS mandate.

EXCO Meeting in March 2016

An IAOS EXCO meeting is planned in March 2016 on the margins of the UNSD annual meetings. The agenda of the meeting includes items related to the program of the IAOS2016 conference, IAOS annual report 2015, Progress on IAOS strategic plan. IAOS new web site and other items of interest to IAOS.

IAOS 2015-17 Strategic Plan

IAOS 2015-17 Strategic Plan

The 2015-2017 IAOS Strategic Plan was officially launched on World Statistics Day. This strategy will guide the development of IAOS services and functions. The agenda of the new strategy focuses on relevancy, visibility and partnership as well as institutionalization.
Contact the President, Ms Ola Awad, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on how you can help deliver the strategic plan.