From the Desk Of: Tati Howell
These are the special invited IMS lectures that are due to take place in the coming year.  Seminar on Stochastic Processes (SSP2022) Firstly, at the Seminar on Stochastic Processes (SSP), held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, USA, from March 17–19, 2022, there will be a Medallion lecture from…

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The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest conference on pure and applied mathematics as well as one of the oldest scientific congresses. ICMs are run every four years by the International Mathematical Union in partnership with host country organizers. ICM 2022 will meet July 6–14 in St. Petersburg,…

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The International Association of Survey Statisticians has congratulated Professor Partha Lahiri on his 2020 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Small Area Estimation and Professor Wayne A. Fuller on his 2021 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Small Area Estimation. Lahiri and Fuller were awarded their prizes at the ISI satellite conference…

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IMS Council has approved the appointment of Grace Yi and Gang Li as co-editors of the Electronic Journal of Statistics, as recommended by the joint IMS/Bernoulli Society Committee to Select Editors. Their terms will be January 1, 2022–December 31, 2024. They take over from Domenico Marinucci, who has served as…

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Contributing Editor David J. Hand, Imperial College, London, continues his Hand Writing column:  The phrase Artificial Intelligence, AI for short, is becoming ubiquitous. AI is said to hold the promise of revolutionising the human condition in innumerable ways, from taking over boring and dangerous tasks, through improving medical treatments and…

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