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ISM International Statistical Conference. ISM-V

Institut Statistik Malaysia (ISM) is a leading statistical society in Malaysia with a long history of nearly 40 years in tradition since its establishment in 1981.

ISM mission is to promote proper practice, propagation, and dissemination of statistical knowledge for the benefit of society. Our members are diverse , associated with academic institutions,  Department of Statistics Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia, various government agencies and industries.

ISM flagship event is the biennial ISM International Statistical Conference, where participants from Malaysia and across the globe meet to exchange and explore ideas and to network. The first ISM, ISM-1 was conducted in 2012 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Other ISM conferences were hosted previously by Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Universiti Malaya and Sunway University for the second, third and fourth series respectively. This year, the fifth installment of the statistical conference makes its way once more to Johor Bahru where Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) play host to this important event with the theme,

Statistics in the Spotlight: Navigating the New Norm

The 5th ISM International Statistical Conference (ISM-V) is broadcasting to you for the first time on 17-19 August 2021, virtually. See you then!


Event Organiser



ISM-V organisers cordially invite  academicians and practitioners to take part in the first virtual conference of Institut Statistik Malaysia (ISM), focusing on, but not limited to:

Statistical theory, distribution theory, probability models, stochastic process, statistical inference, prediction analysis, survival analysis, biostatistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology, reliability theory, quality control, sampling, statistical computing, Bayesian analysis, time series, econometrics, demography, robust methods, Monte-Carlo methods, statistical education, financial mathematics, forecasting, actuarial science, environmental statistics, economic statistics, official statistics, multivariate analysis, spatial analysis, directional data analysis and related topics.

Presentations and paper submissions that address the ISM-V’s scopes are welcome!



  • To assemble established and new researchers for the dissemination of current research on various statistical topics from all over the world.
  • To facilitate constructive statistical discussions between the researchers and the practitioners of common interest in a stimulating environment.
  • To promote and develop strong professional network between the statistical community in Malaysia and globally.
  • To promote and foster statistical literacy and awareness among individuals and decision makers in facing new norm challenges related to data.


  • SCOPUS Indexed Journals
  • ESCI-WoS Indexed Journals


Department of Mathematical Sciences,

Faculty of Science, UTM,

81310 Johor Bahru,

Johor, Malaysia

+607-553 2715