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Stay up to date with current information about WAYSA, upcoming Events, conferences, training, workshop and seminars


From now, WAYSA will try to send a message each week to keep
updated all members of the mailing list on the relevant news regarding
statistics in the World.

-    World Statistical Congress (WSC) 2019 

The WSC will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,,
from August 23 to 29, 2019.The submission processes of Invited Papers
(IPS) and STS (special Topic Sessions) are now over.

 - 3rd International Conference of  the Professional Statisticians Society of Nigeria (PSSN), formerly the Nigeria Statistical Society (NSS).

This message serves
as the first announcement and call for papers for the conference. You
can send the abstract of your paper to the following e-mail address for

The 2019 Zaria conference is going to be an epoch making conference which shall be loaded with a lot of memorable activities. 

Both the National and Local organizing have carefully chosen the theme "Statistics, Democracy and Nation Building" to capture the mood of the country at the moment. Among the key Note speakers that are expected to speak to this theme are: 

Mr. Godwin Emiefele
(Central Bank Governor) and
Mr. Ibrahim Mustapha Magu (The Anti-Corruption Boss, The EFCC Chairman) among others.

We look forward to meeting with you in Zaria, 2019 at this highly promising conference.

Kindly accept the assurances of our highest regards and commitment always from PSSN.

WB Yahya, Ph.D.
National Secretary &
Secretary, National Organizing Committee (NOC)
 ...we are truly professionals

WB Yahya, Ph.D.
NCE, B.Sc., M.Sc., PGDFM, MBA, Ph.D. (Munich)
Associate Professor of Statistics

Statistical Genomics, Data Mining and Computational Biology Research Group, 
Department of Statistics,
University of Ilorin,
Ilorin, Nigeria.

National Secretary,
Professional Statisticians Society of Nigeria (PSSN)

Editor-In-Chief & Chairman, Editorial Board
Annals of Statistical Theory and Applications (ASTA)Edited Proceedings of Nigeria Statistical
Tel: +234-703-057-8626