The European Meeting of Statisticians is uniquely the broadest and
most prestigious regular meeting of the profession in Europe, having long history and well established traditions. Two distinguishing feature of the current occasion are worth being emphasized, however. Beyond providing a natural forum for exchange of ideas for European statisticians and probabilists, particular organisational effort has been made to represent both traditional and newly emerging ties of the European professionals with the whole World. Hence, we expect colleagues from India, China, South-East Asia, the Middle-East, North- and Latin-America to participate in greater than usual number. It is also the ambition of the organisers to stimulate the inseminating tie between probability and statistics by a balanced representation of intertwined topics of both disciplines. EMS 2013 is now accepting abstract submissions and also proposals are welcomed for Organised Contributed Paper Sessions (Streams)with a designated organiser, consisting of 4 papers/stream (of 20 minutes each). Prospective authors are invited to submit their abstracts by midnight, 15 March, 2013. The preliminary programme is available here: .  The registartion for the conference is already open. For further information, please visit the website