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INSTAT holds 18th National Student-Faculty Conference on the Statistical Sciences

LONG WAY TO GO. Faculty and students from various universities offering degree programs in Statistics has come to join for SFCON 2017.

The SEARCA Umali Hall was as crowded as a beehive during the 18th National Student-Faculty Conference on Statistical Sciences (SFCON) held last October 16, 2017 in UP Los Baños. It was indeed an intellectually stimulating event participated by faculty and students from the UP School Statistics (UPSS), Dela Salle University (DLSU) and Central Luzon State University (CLSU). On top of this, the conference featured plenary talks from the pillars of Statistics: Dr. Isidoro P. David and Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales. Also, 24 papers were presented anchored to the theme of the conference “Statistics for Propelling Ambisyon Natin 2040”. Most of them focused on the role of Statistics towards the realization of Ambisyon 2040 –  collective long-term vision and aspirations of the Filipino people for themselves and for the country in the next 25 years.

SFCON2017 Advisory

The 18th National Student-Faculty Conference on the Statistical Sciences will still push through tomorrow (16 October 2017) despite the cancellation of classes and government work nationwide.

Registration starts at 8:00 AM. The Opening Ceremony will begin at 8:30 AM at Umali Auditorium, SEARCA, Los Baños, Laguna. Please be guided and we hope to see you tomorrow!

CALL FOR PAPERS: 18th Student-Faculty Conference on Statistical Sciences

The UPLB Institute of Statistics, in collaboration with the UP School of Statistics and the Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute, invites you to the 18th Student-Faculty Conference on Statistical Sciences to be held at Umali Auditorium, SEARCA, Los Baños, Laguna on 16 October 2017.

This year’s conference theme “Statistics for Propelling AmBisyon Natin 2040” will particularly highlight how statistics can be employed to propel AmBisyon Natin 2040 and how statisticians of different walks of life can support it.

This is open to all students and faculty members nationwide who want to share their researches involving statistical methods.

16th National Student-Faculty Conference on Statistical Sciences

Last November 23 2015, The UP Los Baños Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and the UP Diliman School of Statistics (UPSS) held the 16th Joint Student-Faculty Conference on Statistical Sciences at the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). With the theme “Statistics in the Age of Data and Opportunities,” paper presentations focused on the importance of statistical procedures in extracting valuable information from a mass of data. The conference showcased paper presentations of research activities, special problems and thesis of both faculty and students from different universities. It also served as venue for scholarly exchange of ideas and issues in statistics among students of various schools. Aside from UPSS and UPLB INSTAT constituents, a number of faculty members and students of the Central Luzon State University, De La Salle University,