Conference Policies

Archive Access Policy

The presentations that make up the current and archived conferences on this site have been made open access and are freely available for viewing, for the benefit of authors and interested readers.

 

DEADLINES

NEW!!!! - Abstract/Paper submission: March 10th, 2017
- Authors Notifications: March 31st, 2017
- Final version of accepted contributed papers: April 15th, 2017
- Final version of plenary, specialized and solicited session papers: April 15th, 2017

 

PREPARING AND PRESENTING A POSTER AT SIS2017

Beside plenary, specialized, solicited and contributed sessions, the SIS2017 Conference will include both a session of speed-talks by poster presenters and a conventional poster presentation session.

The plenary poster speed-talk session will be held the first day of the Meeting, on June 28th, to provide a brief overview of all posters. Each presenter will have 2 minutes to show his/her work and persuade the audience to come to have a look at poster during the conventional poster session later that day.

The Conventional poster presentation session will be held during the first  evening of the Meeting, on June 28th,  at Palazzo Nonfinito, and a Welcome Aperitif will be offered to all the participants.

A committee will evaluate all posters, and prizes will be awarded for the best posters.

Authors wishing to present a contributed paper or a poster are invited to submit an abstract and a short paper.

POSTER SPEED-TALK SESSION
The speed-talk session is a popular newcomer to the conference scene, allowing a greater proportion of attendees to personally present their work to a wide audience.

At SIS 2017, each poster presenter will be given a maximum of two minutes on stage to describe his/her poster.
Each presenter must prepare (a maximum of) 2 slides. The first slide should contain only the title of the presentation and the name(s) of the author(s). The slides will be on an automatic timer and will be displayed for 1 minute each, with no break between presenters.
Poster slides must be emailed to sis2017@disia.unifi.it by June the 21st .
Please arrive to the room 15 mins before the poster speed session starts and make yourself known to the Chair.

CONVENTIONAL POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION
The Session will be held on June 28th at Palazzo Nonfinito.  A Welcome Aperitif will be offered to all the participants.

Poster Presenters are required to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the session, to display their posters. Please remove your poster at the end of the session.

PREPARING YOUR POSTER
- Keep your poster clear and brief with as little text as required to get your main messages across.
- Remember that most people are browsing and therefore reading as they walk so you need to get through to them immediately – hook their attention with a short, sharp title and a strong image or two.
- The required size of poster is 1,50m high X 1,10m wide maximum and it should be printed on a single sheet (not multiple sheets of smaller paper). The poster must be in portrait mode; preferably using color to support communication.
- For the convenience of delegates, all presenters are encouraged to make good quality copies of posters and supplementary information available to those attending their session. These may just reprint the poster (if it is readable at A4 size) or may extend upon it and provide further reading.

BEST POSTERS AWARDS
A committee will evaluate all posters and prizes will be awarded for the best posters. One prize will also be awarded to the poster most voted by the conference participants.

 

ACCOMODATION

June is one of the best periods for visiting Florence, and other events will be held in the city in the same period.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE HOTEL'S ROOMS FILL QUICKLY, SO WE SUGGEST YOU TO MAKE YOUR HOTEL AND TRAVEL PLANS EARLY.

You can check in the venue page conference and social events locations. You can take a look on the map here.

 

SATELLITE EVENTS

STATS UNDER THE STARS3 - SuS3

Stats under the Stars3 – SuS3 – is the third edition of the event Stats under the Stars.

The aim of the event is to build a bridge between youth and statistics. The first edition was organized in Padova (September 2015) and the second in Salerno (September 2016): they were both successful.

Stats under the Stars3 will be held in Florence during the night between 27 and 28 June 2017 at the Biblioteca delle Oblate, when the participant teams will challenge in the analysis of a dataset. This event represents a meeting opportunity for young statisticians: in this occasion, the utility of statistics as fundamental instrument from the point of view of decisions will emerge.

SuS3 is a satellite event of the SIS 2017 Intermediate conference “Statistics and Data Science: new challenges, new generations”. Moreover, this event is supported by the section of young statisticians of the Italian Statistical Society (y-SIS).

The participation to SuS3 is free of charge. Nevertheless, for organizational reasons, all people interested in participating have to register (deadline May 31, 2017). For more information please visit SuS3 website.

 

STATISTICS4@FLORENCE

Statistics4@Florence is the 4th Edition of a series of meeting on statistics, which was originally motivated by discussions between the Greek and Italian Statistical community. Our intention is to continue the tradition of these meetings, and extend participation by inviting friends, collaborators and colleagues from the broader statistical community.

Statistics4@Florence which will take place in Florence, Italy, from Monday July 3rd to Wednesday July 5th, 2017.

The meeting will be characterized by informal discussions and exchange of ideas between the participants. The number of participants will be limited to about 40+ people; participation is by invitation.

Some topics of interest are: Categorical Data Analysis, Financial modelling, Forensic statistics, Graphical models, Spatial models, Latent variable models, Longitudinal data, MCMC, Marginal models, Model and variable selection, Nonparametric statistics, Time Series Analysis, Design of Experiments.

For more information, please visit Statistics4@Florence website or contact us.


START UP RESEARCH

Start Up Research is a 2-day meeting where small research groups of young scholars, advised by senior researchers with a well-established experience in different areas of Statistics, will be asked to develop innovative methods and models to analyze a common dataset, with the goal of answering scientific questions arising from an applied problem.

This scientific event aims at playing as a stimulator of research. The meeting represents a great opportunity for interaction, sharing ideas and promoting the discussion. As a result, methodological and applied contributions to the statistical literature will be expected following the workshop.

For more information and submission of application, see the Start Up Research website.

 

CONFERENCE FEES

REGISTRATION FEES                                                                      

Until May 21

After May 21

Regular fees for SIS 2017 Intermediate Scientific Meeting

280€

330€

Fees for SIS members whose annual dues are paid up to 2016

250€

300€

Fees for junior associates and PhD students

120€

120€

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES

- The SIS membership fees for 2017 are not due for all who pay conference fees and whose dues are paid up to 2016.

- Fees for non SIS members have to include VAT and rise to 350 and 400 euros, before and after 21 May, respectively.

- A reduction of 40% will apply for fully paid-up SIS members who are employees of institutions supporting SIS.

- Non SIS member can join SIS by filling the appropriate form.

- Click here to join SIS, register as a member and pay the regular fee.

- Members of European statistical societies are entitled to the same rate as SIS membrers.

 

FEES CAN BE PAYED BY:

- Bank transfer:

SIS, Società Italiana di Statistica
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro,
IBAN: IT 74 X 01005 03215 0000 00012107
SWIFT code: BNLIITRR
Payment reference: SIS2017, First Name and Family Name

Please, ask your bank to make the transfer at no cost for the recipient.

- PayPal (through the Conference registration form)

The registration fees includes participation to all sessions, conference material, coffee breaks, and welcome aperitif.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO THE SIS2017 CONFERENCE

For more information: sis@sis-statistica.it



Contact: sis2017@disia.unifi.it