The International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS) is a new international society and one of the newest Sections of the International Statistical Institute (ISI). It was founded in April 2005 during the 55th session of the ISI held in Sydney, Australia.
ISBIS facilitates the advancement and exchange of knowledge in business, financial and industrial statistics. ISBIS does this by promoting research and applications, and best practice; by enabling technology transfer; and by fostering communication amongst its members. ISBIS seeks to promote the value of statistics to business and industry and to support enabling activities, particularly in lesser-developed countries.
y-BIS is the Young People’s group in the ISBIS. It was created during the International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics held in Prague, Czech Republic, in July 2008.
Its purpose is to bring together young researchers and professionals working on business, financial and industrial statistics, to help support their career development and enjoyment. We do this in a variety of ways, including:
A summary of this information can be found in the y-BIS flyer (See attachment below).