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From the President

11th of March 2014
Check the English version of the President's foreword from the booklet of the Annual Meeting Read more...

Annual General Meeting Documents online

10th of March 2014
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Registration Deadline Annual Meeting, March 13

10th of March 2014
Don't miss the "Celebrating Statistics in Honor of Willem van Zwet's 80th Birthday! Sign up before March 13. Read more...

STAtOR issue 1 2014 online

7th of March 2014
The first issue of STAtOR for 2014 is now online and available at Read more...

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The Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research (VvS+OR) is a learned society and a professional organization of approximately 800 members that unites those engaged in the fields of Statistics and Operations Research, from areas of application to fundamental research.The Society was founded on August 15, 1945. Conform to the goal of the Society, membership is open to everyone who pursues to improve the application and study of sound statistics and operations research, in the service of science and society, both on a national and international level.

To achieve this goal, the VvS+OR has numerous activities, among which:

  • The organization of events, including the Annual Meeting of the Society.
  • The publication of the scientific journal "Statistica Neerlandica" and the Society's magazine STAtOR
  • The Van Dantzig Prize that is awarded every five years to someone up to the age of 40 with an eminent, theoretical or applied, contribution to the Science of Statistics or Operations Research in the previous five years.
  • A yearly award for the best thesis in both a Bachelor and a Master program.
  • In addition, events, conferences, and awards are organized separately by the various divisions of the VvS+OR.
  • The support of initiatives in the areas that are covered by the goal of the Society.

 

Recent plans concern the:

  • Promotion of the rich history of the Society
  • The Initiation of The Young Statisticians Division within the Society
  • Review of the Society's policy regarding Certificates for individuals and Accreditation of university courses

 

Information on the divisions of the Society can be found here.

 

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EAM Conference 2014

22nd of July 2014 - 25th of July 2014 Read more...

9th International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics

Leiden University
19th of August 2014 - 22nd of August 2014 Read more...

50 YEARS MEDICAL STATISTICS IN LEIDEN

11th of September 2014 - 12th of September 2014 Read more...

The International Chemometrics Research Meeting 2014

14th of September 2014 - 18th of September 2014 Read more...


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