We are pleased to announce that the new UK National Statistician Professor Sir Ian Diamond will be a keynote speaker at the RSS 2020 Conference next September.
Sir Ian became the National Statistician in October having previously served as a non-executive member of the UK Statistics Authority Board.
Sir Ian was principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Aberdeen from 2010 to 2018. He was previously chief executive of the Economic and Social Research (ESRC) Council and, from 2004 to 2009, chair of the Research Councils UK Executive Group (2004-2009). Before joining the ESRC, Sir Ian was deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Southampton, where he spent most of his career.
The 2020 International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society will take place in Bournemouth on 7-10 September. Full details, including registration, are available from the conference website.