THE 4TH ISM INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL CONFERENCE (ISM-IV)

Statistics for Scientific Advancement and Innovation

1-2 August 2018  |  Sunway University, Malaysia

ABOUT ISM-IV

Statistics involves the collection, analysis, interpretation, organisation and presentation of data. In this era of modern science and technology, statistics plays a significant role in providing useful information to stimulate critical thinking and decision making. With the intention of advancing the knowledge of statistics, the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), Sunway University in collaboration with the Malaysia Institute of Statistics (ISM), is proud to host “The 4th ISM International Statistical Conference (ISM-IV)”.

SUNWAY UNIVERSITY DU 025 (B)    A member of Sunway Education Group
No. 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Participants who wish to present their papers are welcome to submit their abstract for consideration.

Full papers (in English) will be peer-reviewed and published in conference proceedings.

Selected papers will be published in Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences (MJMS, Scopus-indexed), subject to additional cost of USD 100.

Each participant is only allowed to present ONE paper. Every additional paper to be presented will be charged at full rate.

DU 025 (B)

IMPORTANT DATES

First announcement and Call for Papers

Deadline for Submission of Abstract

Notification of Abstract Acceptance

Deadline for Early-bird Registration and Payment

Deadline for Submission of Full Paper

Deadline for Registration and Payment for Presenters

Conference Dates

15 Dec 2017

1 May 2018  1 June 2018

1 June 2018  15 June 2018

15 June 2018 1 July 2018

10 July 2018 10 August 2018

10 July 2018

1-2 Aug 2018

15 Dec 2017


1 May 2018


1 June 2018


15 June 2018


10 July 2018
10 August 2018

10 July 2018


1-2 Aug 2018

1 June 2018


15 June 2018


1 July 2018

EARLY-BIRD
(until 15 June 2018 1 July 2018)

LOCAL

Presenter

RM 900
RM 850
RM 650

RM 550

USD 400
USD 300*
USD 300
USD 250*

USD 200

Professional ISM Member
S
tudent

Participant

FOREIGN

Participant

Presenter

Professional

Student

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SUNWAY UNIVERSITY DU 025 (B)  
A member of Sunway Education Group
No.5, Jalan Universiti, Sunway City, 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. Tel: +603 7491 8622

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Statistics and Mathematics

How to Register?

  • Assembling professionals from both public and private sectors to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing in a conducive environment.

  • Providing a platform for researchers and practitioners in the field of statistics to share their findings which result in new creativity and innovation in mathematical research.

  • Providing opportunities to highlight new and recent discoveries and innovations that can be expanded in line with the theme of the conference.

  • Encouraging interaction and greater collaboration between statistical researchers, public and private agencies, and the industries at the international level.

OBJECTIVES

SCOPE

Applied Statistics

Computational Statistics

Other relevant topics to Statistics and Mathematics

How to Register?

CONFERENCE FEES

* For low to lower middle-income countries. Please refer here for the list of lower to lower middle-income countries.

NORMAL
(after 15 June 2018 1 July 2018)

LOCAL

Participant

Professional ISM Member
S
tudent

Presenter

RM 1100
RM 1050
RM  800

RM  650

FOREIGN

USD  500
USD  350*
USD  400
USD  300*

USD  250

Participant

Presenter

Professional

Student

Prof. Don McNeil is an Emeritus Professor of Statistics in Macquarie University, Australia. He is also a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Science & Technology, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand (since 1994). Prof. Don does research in Statistics, International and Humanitarian Medicine and Internal Medicine (General Medicine). His interests at present are in applying data science and GIS methods to remote sensing data to understand global warming patterns.

Professor Don McNeil

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Ong Seng Huat is an Honorary Professor in Institute of Mathematical Sciences at University of Malaya (UM). He was awarded Lead Instructor in Biomedical Application and Matter Interactions (BAMI) in 2016 which was organised by Centre of Mathematical Modelling and Optimisation, Institute of Mathematical Sciences. He was the referee for international journals such as Communications in Statistics, Theory & Method, Simulation & Computation, Naval Research Logistics, Statistical and Probability Letters. His research interests are in discrete distribution theory and mixture modelling, data mining and statistical data analysis, computational simulation, special functions and the applications.

Professor Ong Seng Huat

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

+ How to get there and where to stay?   
Address for GPS
Sunway University, No. 5, Jalan Universiti, Sunway City, 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

By flight
The nearest airports to Sunway University are Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Subang International Airport (SZB).

By public transport
via KTM Komuter Train:
Take the train to the Setia Jaya Station and board a BRT bus from Sunway-Setia Jaya Station to the SunU-Monash Station.
via Kelana Jaya Line LRT:
Take the train to the USJ 7 Station and board a BRT bus to the SunU-Monash Station.

By bus
via Sunway Pyramid by public bus service: (as provided in https://college.sunway.edu.my/contact-us)

By car
(as provided in https://college.sunway.edu.my/contact-us.)

Accommodation Nearby
1. Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa - Premier Room will be at RM 570.00 RM 445.00 per room per night with two breakfasts.
2. Sunway Pyramid Hotel - Deluxe Room will be at RM 420.00 RM 315.00 per room per night with two breakfasts.
3. Sunway Clio Hotel - Deluxe Plus Room will be at RM 430.00 RM 335.00 per room per night with two breakfasts.

 Remarks:
  • Room is subject to availability upon request
  • Rates inclusive of 6% GST
  • Rates applicable for ALL Markets except for Middle East
  • Effective 1 September 2017, the mandatory RM10 Tourism Tax (TTx) will be imposed on all hotel room rates on a per room per night basis to all non-Malaysian guests and will be collected by hotel upon check-in.
To book rooms from Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Sunway Pyramid Hotel or Sunway Clio Hotel, please download the Sunway Hotel Reservation Form for ISM-IV participants. You must use this form to get the conference rate. Please email or fax the form to:
Sunway Travel Sdn Bhd
Tel  : +6 03 5632 7954
Fax   : +6 03 5631 6781
Email: enquiryinb@sunway.com.my
 
 
 

4. Sunway Monash Residence
Guest Rooms at RM 79.50 RM 75.00 per night per person for single room with shared bathroom. To book rooms from Sunway Monash Residence, please complete the SMR Guest Unit Residence Application Form and email to enquiry_residence@sunway.edu.my. For more information, kindly visit Sunway Monash Residence page at http://residence.sunway.edu.my/monash-residence
   
+ How do you classify local and foreign participants?
If you are attached to Malaysian university/institute/company, then you are entitled for local participants’ fees.   
   
+ Can I refund for my payment if I am unable to attend the conference?   
Once you have paid the conference fees, it is not refundable.   
   
+ I have submitted my full paper and paid the conference fees. Can I withdraw my submission?   
Yes, you may but the conference fee is not refundable.   
   
+ Is there any funding available to attend the conference?    
No.  
   
+ What kind of technical equipment is provided for presentation of papers at the conferences?   
Laptop / Computer, LCD data projector, Flipchart / White Board, Marker pen  
   
+ Do I need a visa if I'm a non-Malaysian?   
Every visitor entering Malaysia must possess a valid national passport or internationally recognised travel document valid for travel to Malaysia. Any visitor not in possession of a passport or travel document that is recognised by the Malaysian Government must obtain a document in lieu of passport. Application for the document in lieu of passport can be made at any Malaysian Representative Office abroad. Holders of travel documents like a Certificate of Identity, Laisser Passer, Titre de Voyage or a Country Certificate of Permanent Residence must ensure that their return to the country that issued the document or the country of residence is guaranteed. The documents should be valid, for more than six (6) months from the date of entry into Malaysia. Foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia must apply and obtain a visa in advance at any Malaysian Representative Office abroad before entering the country. (Source: Immigration Department of Malaysia)

For more information on Malaysian VISA requirements please visit: Immigration Department of Malaysia.

All visa applications have to be done by the participant. The ISM-IV committee will issue an acceptance/invitation letter to facilitate your application. Please contact the ISM-IV secretariat at ism4@sunway.edu.my on the matters of acceptance/invitation letter. 
 
 

+ Who should I contact for more information?   
For more information, please contact The Secretariat of ISM-IV at ism4@sunway.edu.my or +603-7491 8622 ext 7114 / 7224  

Statistics involves the collection, analysis, interpretation, organisation and presentation of data. In this era of modern science and technology, statistics plays a significant role in providing useful information to stimulate critical thinking and decision making. With the intention of advancing the knowledge of statistics, the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), Sunway University in collaboration with the Malaysia Institute of Statistics (ISM), is proud to host “The 4th ISM International Statistical Conference (ISM-IV)”.

Participants who wish to present their papers are welcome to submit their abstract for consideration.

Full papers (in English) will be peer-reviewed and published in conference proceedings.

Selected papers will be published in Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences (MJMS, Scopus-indexed), subject to additional cost of USD 100.

Each participant is only allowed to present ONE paper. Every additional paper to be presented will be charged at full rate.

ABOUT ISM-IV

Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Habshah Midi - Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Rahmatullah Imon - Ball State University, USA
Prof. Subrata Chakraborty - Dibrugarh University, India
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yong Zulina Zulbairi - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Rashid Ab Hamid - Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chooi Wai Leong - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jane Labadin - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lee See Keong - Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Leow Soo Kar - Sunway University, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ong Pauline - Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abu Sayed Md. Al Mamun - University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md. Sabiruzzaman - University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Assoc. Prof. Shelton Peiris - University of Sydney, Australia

Prof. Dr. Habshah Midi
- Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Rahmatullah Imon
- Ball State University, USA

Prof. Subrata Chakraborty
- Dibrugarh University, India

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yong Zulina Zulbairi
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Rashid Ab Hamid
- Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chooi Wai Leong
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jane Labadin
- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lee See Keong
- Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Leow Soo Kar
- Sunway University, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ong Pauline
- Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abu Sayed Md. Al Mamun
- University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md. Sabiruzzaman
- University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Assoc. Prof. Shelton Peiris
- University of Sydney, Australia

Dr. Arezoo Bagheri
- National Population Studies and Comprehensive Management Institute, Iran

Dr. Jane Teh Kimm Lii
- Sunway University, Malaysia

Dr. Koh You Beng
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Mariam Ahmed Al-Mannai
- University of Bahrain, Bahrain

Dr. Ng Choung Min
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Ng Kok Haur
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Raju Maiti
- Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Dr. Rossita Mohamad Yunus
- Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Soo Huei Ching
- Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Malaysia 

Dr. Tomoaki Imoto
- University of Shizuoka, Japan

Dr. Arezoo Bagheri - National Population Studies and Comprehensive Management Institute, Iran
Dr. Jane Teh Kimm Lii - Sunway University, Malaysia
Dr. Koh You Beng - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Mariam Ahmed Al-Mannai - University of Bahrain, Bahrain
Dr. Ng Choung Min - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Ng Kok Haur - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Raju Maiti - Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Dr. Rossita Mohamad Yunus - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Soo Huei Ching - Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Malaysia 

Dr. Tomoaki Imoto - University of Shizuoka, Japan

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