The fifth meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) meeting series, the IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting (IMS-APRM), will take place in Singapore during June 26–29, 2018.

It will provide an excellent forum for scientific communications and collaborations for the researchers in Asia and the Pacific Rim, and promote communications and collaborations between the researchers in this area and those from other parts of the world. The fifth meeting will continue and extend the accomplishment of the previous meetings, and will add a significant value to our continuous efforts to carry out our common mission in the statistical profession.

The program covers a wide range of topics in statistics and probability, presenting recent developments and the state of the art in a variety of modern research topics and in applications. The program will include:

  • Plenary Lectures presented by world-renowned scientists in statistics and probability
  • Distinguished Lectures delivered by leading specialists
  • Invited Paper sessions
  • Contributed talks and posters

The list of confirmed plenary speakers and distinguished speakers for the fifth meeting is available here.

The call for proposals for Topic Contributed Paper (TCP) sessions is now open. To submit a proposal to organize a TCP session, please click here. This competitive call for proposals will close on 10 January 2018.