The IMS Handbook contains the bylaws and constitution, the rules and responsibilities of the officers and the council, committees, activities with other societies and meetings. Current version approved by IMS Council June 2019.

Table of Contents

  1. Formal Structure
    1. Constitution
    2. By-laws
  2. Officers
    1. Conflict of Interest Statement for Officers and Council
    2. Executive Committee
    3. President
    4. Executive Secretary
    5. Treasurer
    6. Program Secretary
    7. Editors
    8. Managing Editor(s)
  3. Council
  4. Committees
    1. IMS Resolution on Equal Opportunities
    2. Ensuring fairness and diversity: Guidelines for IMS Awards Committees
    3. Committee Voting
    4. Conflict of Interest Policy for IMS awards, prizes, and lecture committees
    5. Voting Procedures for Committees involved in nominating officers or individuals for honors
    6. Committee Reports
    7. Terms of IMS Committees
    8. Committee on the Asia Pacific Rim Meeting
    9. Commitee on the Brown Award
    10. Committee for the Carver Medal
    11. Committee on Equality and Diversity
    12. Committee on Fellows
    13. Committee on Finance
    14. Committee for the Hall Prize
    15. Committee on IMS China
    16. Committee on Memorials
    17. Committee on New Researchers
    18. Committee on Nominations
    19. Outreach Committee
    20. Committee on Professional Conduct
    21. Committee on Publications
    22. Committee to Select Administrative Officers
    23. Committee to Select Editors
    24. Committee on Special Lectures
    25. Committee on Travel Awards
  5. Special Policies and Procedures
    1. IMS Code of Conduct and Procedures
    2. Policy and Process for Renaming an Award or Lecture
  6. IMS Groups
    1. Set up and details
    2. IMS New Researchers Group Bylaws
  7. Meetings
    1. Special Lectures at IMS Sponsored/Co-sponsored Meetings
    2. Co-sponsored and Sponsored Meetings
    3. Program Chairs
    4. Local Chairs
    5. Contributed Papers Chair
    6. Usual Number of Sessions
    7. Number of Contributed Sessions
    8. IMS Statement on Professional Conduct at Meetings
    9. Resolution on Freedom of Access to Participation in Institute of Mathematical Statistics Meetings
    10. Resolution on Equal Opportunities
  8. Activities with Other Organizations
    1. Terms of Committees with Other Societies
    2. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    3. American Mathematical Society (AMS)
    4. American Statistical Association (ASA)
    5. Bernoulli Society
    6. Cambridge University Press (CUP)
    7. Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS)
    8. Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS)
    9. National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS)
    10. Springer Statistics Encyclopedia