Sapienza University of Rome - Faculty of Economics

June 20, 2012 – June 22, 2012


SPRINGER BOOK: Studies in Theoretical and Applied Statistics

A Book in the new International Series Studies in Theoretical and Applied Statistics will be published by Springer under the supervision of the Italian Statistical Society. The book will be edited by Prof. G. Alleva (Sapienza University of Rome), Prof. A. Giommi (University of Florence) and Prof. C.D. Paulino (University of Lisbon).

All those who presented a paper/poster at the SIS2012 meeting are invited to submit an extended version of their presentation for possible publication. The submission deadline is October 31st. Papers are sent to reviewers immediately after submission. Early submissions are encouraged. Submissions will undergo a blind reviewing
process and only the selected papers will be included in the book.

Papers must be written in English according to the same standards used for submission to the conference
and must not exceed 10 pages. Latex standards are strongly encouraged.

Papers can be submitted on-line using the conference web site, selecting the "Springer Book" track. To submit a paper, login by using the same username and password you exploited for submitting your presentation at the conference. Please submit PDF files only. The word or the latex source will be asked to the authors after acceptance of the paper.


General Conference Program
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The Italian Statistical Society (SIS) promotes every two years an international scientific meeting where both methodological and applied statistical research papers are welcomed. Founded in 1939, the Italian Statistical Society is a non-profit scientific society which aims to promote the development of the Statistical Sciences and their applications. It publishes an International Journal (Statistical Methods and Applications).

Today there are about one thousand members including academics and researchers from governmental and private organisations, active in statistical methodology, probability, economic statistics and demography.

The 46th Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society will take place in Rome, in the period june 20, 2012 – june 22, 2012.

The conference will include 4 plenary sessions, 17 specialized sessions, 22 solicited sessions, and a number of contributed sessions. The specialized sessions include 6 sessions, organized by the Royal Statistical Society, the Société Française de Statistique, the Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, the Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística and the Deutsche Statistische Gesellschaft. See the conference overview for a list of session titles.


The social dinner will be on Thursday evening 21st June at the Cloister of S. Pietro in Vincoli, Faculty of Engineering SAPIENZA University of Rome, Via Eudossiana, 18.

Before dinner, there will be a short guided tour of the Basilica of S. Pietro in Vincoli which houses Michelangelo's famous Moses statue. After dinner, the orchestra MUSA-Sapienza will perform a concert of classical music.

The cost of the Social Dinner is 35€ for registered participants and 50€ for non-registered participants and accompanying persons. Visit at the Basilica and concert are free.

For organizing reasons please confirm your participation to the dinner by sending an e-mail to the Local Organizing Committee (paola.disanto@uniroma1.it) at your convenience but preferably not later than 18th June 2012.

SUBMISSION OF POSTERS IS NOW CLOSED: An acceptance notification will be sent before June 15th.

REGISTRATION TO THE CONGRESS IS NOW OPEN: please go to the registration section and register as soon as possible

Details regading fees payment:

Registration types:

1. Regular fee - 300 Euro - Includes access to the congress, congress material, coffee breaks, publication of the proceedings; SIS members who pay the regular fee of this conference are not required to pay the membership fee of year 2012.

2. Reduced fee - 170 Euro - Only for PhD students and SIS junior associates - includes access to the congress, congress material, coffee breaks, publication of the proceedings; those who pay the fee of this conference are not required to pay the membership fee of year 2012.

3. Accompanying person - 50 Euro - Includes access to the congress and coffee breaks.

FOR ALL TYPES OF REGISTRATIONS THE PAYMENT DEADLINE IS MAY 14TH 2012 (after this date an extra 50 euro fee will be charged).

In case of unattendance, fees can be reimbursed by sending an e-mail to sis@caspur.it before June 6th 2012.

Forms of payment:

1. Paypal: go to the registration section and click on the "register" button;  you will be redirected to the paypal site after confimation of your data

2. Bank transfer: make a money order to: Bank: Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, agenzia 15 di Roma; Account holder: Società Italiana di Statistica; IBAN code: IBAN IT 74 X 01005 03215 000000012107; SWIFT code: BNLIITRR; please include your name and type of registration in the money transfer order (e.g. Name Surname - 300 Euro - SIS2012 regular fee)

3. Credit card Cartasì-Visa/Mastercard: fax to +39-06-68806742 a signed authorization, including the name of cardholder, the card number, the CVV2 code (the last three digits of the security code), the expiration date, the amount and the type of registration (e.g., 300 Euro, SIS2012 regular fee)

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