Within the overall theme Teaching Statistics in a Data Rich World we will focus on these sub-topics:
- Topic 1. Big data era, what does it mean for us statistics educators?
- Topic 2: Creating socially responsible societies with statistics,
- Topic 3: Statistics for social scientists, researchers and workers,
- Topic 4: Employability skills for statistics graduates,
- Topic 5: Special Session on Statistics Education in Africa.
Key dates in 2017
|15 December 2016||Abstract submission starts (see Notes below)|
|14 January||Abstract submission closes|
|07 February||Notification of abstract acceptance (see Notes below)|
|16 March||Registration for all participants opens|
|22 March||Final submission of refereed papers|
|30 April||Referee reports circulated to authors|
|30 April||Early (discounted) registration closes (regular fees start)|
|05 May||Final date for registration and payment for presenting authors of papers or posters. At least one author for each paper or poster must be registered by that date. This is necessary to ensure that the IPC can finalize the program in a timely manner.|
|31 May||Final submission of non-refereed papers and poster abstracts|
|15 June||Final submission of revised non-refereed papers and revised poster abstracts for checking by the Editor of Proceedings|
|04 July||Regular (online) registration closes (after that date, only on-site registration is possible, extra fee, credit card only)|
|11 - 14 July||Satellite Conference|
|15 July||Transfer to Marrakesh for WSC61 attendees (optional)|
|16-21 July||61th World Statistics Congress, Marrakesh (Opening ceremony: early evening, 16 July)|
|1 September||Deadline for submission of Papers, Posters, Keynotes, etc for the Satellite Proceedings|
|1 October||Publication of Satellite Proceedings (on the IASE website)|
Call for papers
We invite you to participate at the Satellite and join us to contribute your knowledge, questions, and suggestions that can help to advance statistics education, and to learn from the work and thoughts of esteemed colleagues from around the world. The conference will include a mix of keynote talks, scientific sessions and workshops, including pre-conference workshops in Portuguese and possibly Spanish for local educators. While the conference language is English, a couple of parallel sessions may also enable presentations in Arabic or French, to contribute to capacity-building. Limited number of presentations in Arabic or French will be accepted, preferrably with slides translated to English..
The International Program Committee IPC is calling for contributions of papers and posters that fit with the broad conference theme and submissions are especially welcome that address one or more of the sub-topics above. See also Call for papers.
A submission could report about a recent research project or study, or about the design, rationale and outcomes of a project, innovation or intervention, that can inform and improve the teaching, learning, and understanding of statistics or probability at all educational levels (primary/elementary, secondary/high-school, tertiary/university-level) and in diverse contexts (e.g., workplace, using data from providers of official statistics, using statistics related to health, personal finance planning, etc.).
Submit the abstracts before 14 January 2017 via the submission page (submission starts on 15 December, 2016). Instructions for authors regarding preparation of structured abstracts and submission and review processes can be found in the Preparation of Abstracts and Submission document. Authors will be notified by 7 Feb 2017 about acceptance of their submission, either as an oral or poster presentation.
An optional refereeing process for accepted papers will be offered. All accepted papers and posters will be included in the online Conference Proceedings on the IASE website. However, inclusion of an accepted submission in the actual conference program is conditional on at least one of the authors being registered and giving an oral or poster presentation at the conference.
Abstract submission is closed.
- Abstracts will be 300 words (maximum), to be structured as per instructions in the detailed Preparation of Abstracts and Submission document. Acceptance decision is based on the abstract only, hence please pay attention to the instructions in the Call for Papers.
- Submission of papers for refereeing is optional and is offered for those authors whose abstract was accepted for an Oral presentation as a Paper. Maximum paper length is 6 pages (total, including all body text, references, etc), as explained in the Instructions for Authors on the conference website (see Notices on the top menu for Guidelines for Preparation of Manuscripts as well as other templates and documents).
- All accepted abstracts, and accompanying papers and posters, whether refereed or not, will be listed in the Online Conference Proceedings on the IASE website (see timeline above). For authors who will not submit a full paper, only the abstract will appear in the proceedings. Refereed papers will be designated as Refereed Papers inside the proceedings PDF file.