After the international conference “Statistics and Its Interactions with Other Disciplines” (SIOD 2013) taken place at Ton Duc Thang University during June 05-06 of 2013, the International Year of Statistics reported the remarkable success of this conference in its news, http://www.statistics2013.org/files/2013/07/July-1-2013.pdf.
The report emphasized that SIOD 2013 was successfully organized by Ton Duc Thang University. This is one of important events of the International Year of Statistics 2013. According to this organization, to guarantee the quality of the conference there were 26 world-leading experts in Statistics carefully reviewing all of submitted presentations. Only 85 talks were selected.
The report of the International Year of Statistics shows that the scientific prestige of Ton Duc Thang University specifically and of Vietnam in general has internationally been improved. That Ton Duc Thang University successfully organized the above international conference proves our commitment of developing the university with international standards.
SIOD 2013 is one of recent international conferences organized by Ton Duc Thang University. It is to confirm that successfully organizing internationally scientific conferences is among many other exceptional strengths of Ton Duc Thang University about science and technology aspects in Vietnam. With this trend, we do believe that our long-term target, driving Ton Duc Thang University to become a research one, will come true very soon.
About the International Year of Statistics: It was founded by the American Statistical Association, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (USA), International Biometric Society (USA), International Statistical Institute (the Netherlands), and Royal Statistical Society (UK). The objectives are the followings: (1) Increase public awareness of the power and impact of statistics on all aspects of society; (2) Nurture statistics as a profession, especially among young people; (3) Promote creativity and development in the sciences of probability and statistics. The organization’s members are prestigious Statisticians on Europe and USA.