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61st World Statistics Congress

16-21 July 2017, Marrakech

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61st World Statistics Congress

We are immensely pleased to invite you to attend the 61st ISI World Statistics Congress (WSC) to be held in Marrakech, Morocco from 16 to 21 July 2017.The biennial WSC is the flagship conference of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and its seven associations. It brings together eminent statisticians and members of the statistical community from the five continents to present, discuss, promote and disseminate research and best practices in every field of Statistics and its applications.

ISI2017 will feature a rich scientific programme focusing on the latest knowledge and innovation in Statistics. It will also be an excellent opportunity to benefit from additional scientific activities such as satellite meetings and short courses.

The High Commission for Planning (HCP), the main producer of official statistics in Morocco, is pleased to host and organize ISI2017 in Marrakech. Also called the Red City, Marrakech, offers a wide variety of attractions, from historical palaces, tombs, mosques, gardens, and beautiful nature, to endless shopping, dining and entertainment places. Marrakech, the realm of well-being, art, culture and gastronomy, has been elected as the travelers’ top destination in the world for the year 2015.

To ensure an enjoyable and fruitful ambiance for sharing and networking, an attractive and diversified social programme is being designed. It shall give the participants an opportunity to experience the rich culture of Marrakech and its magical smells and colors.

The venue of the ISI2017 is the Mansour Eddahbi Hotel & Palais des Congrès, a great palace located at the heart of the empirical city of Marrakech, within walking distance from the city’s major attractions. Find out more about the venue at palaisdescongres.movenpick.com .

We have no doubt that taking part in ISI2017 will be a great and enjoyable opportunity for sharing experiences and networking in the magical and warm ambiance of the Red City – Marrakech. Come and join us there for ISI2017!

M. Ahmed Lahlimi Alami
High Commissioner for Planning

Dr. Pedro Luis do Nascimento Silva
International Statistical Institute



The ISI2017 offers the opportunity to sponsors to enhance their corporate image and increase the visibility of their products or services. More than 2500 participants with various profiles are expected to attend the 61st WSC. There is a variety of flexible sponsorship packages available suiting your marketing objectives, with possibility of tailored proposals.

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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is a major city in the northwest African nation of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country after Casablanca, Rabat and Fes.Marrakech is one of the most important of Morocco's four former imperial cities . The red walls of the city, built by Ali ibn Yusuf in 1122-1123, and various buildings constructed in red sandstone during this period, have given the city the nickname of the Red City or Ochre City.

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The Palais des Congrès - Mansouri Eddahbi that will host the 61st ISI World Statistics Congress is located in the heart of the red city of Marrakech. It is 1.5 km away from the mythical Jemaa El Fna square, intangible cultural heritage of the world, and 10 minutes away from the airport (5 km).

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A list of 40 hotels from differente star categories have been chosen by the LOC as official hotels. Block booking have been made by STOUR'S Events , the disignated travel agency for ISI2017, offering reduced rate for official hotels. Bus shuttels between the ``Palais de congrès`` and the official hotels is free of charges and will be published soon.

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