This international conference is being organized to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to share and discuss recent advancements on statistical distributions and their applications, and to provide opportunities for collaborative work. The scopes of ICOSDA 2016 include, but not limited to statistical distributions and their applications; statistical modeling; high dimensional data analysis; and Bayesian statistics. The conference presenters are invited to submit their articles for consideration of publication in a special issue of the Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications ( The submitted papers will go through the same rigorous peer review process as regular submissions. Accepted papers will receive at least 50% discount of Article Processing Charge (APC). A limited number of accepted articles may receive full APC waiver.