The 57th Session of the International Statistical Institute Concludes in Durban to Resounding Acclaim
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The 57th Session of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) 2009 concluded in Durban South Africa on the 22nd August to widespread acclaim from the statistical fraternity. The session lasted from 16th August and was held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time in the institutes 124-year history in Addis Ababa, 26 August 2009 (ECA). The 57th Session of the ISI was attended by more than 3000 delegates including more than 2500 elected members. There were more than 1600 papers presented on more than 300 themes, forcing organisers to hold 60 different sessions on average a day.