​2019 IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability

The 2019 IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability, hosted by Dalian University of Technology, will be held at Dalian in Liaoning, China, on July 6-10, 2019. All talks will take place at the Dalian International Conference Center. Past IMS-China conferences were successfully held in Hangzhou (2008), Weihai (2009), Xian (2011), Chengdu (2013), Kunming (2015) and Nanning (2017).

The “IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability” is an international conference held regularly and covers a wide range of topics in statistics, probability and their related areas. The conference will bring together a diverse range of researchers, practitioners, and graduate students whose work is related to those areas and will provide an excellent forum for exchanges of the cutting-edge research at the frontiers of those areas, and for forging new research collaborations. 

The conference will have two keynote talks delivered by Professor Shigeo Kusuoka from the University of Tokyo and Professor Jianqing Fan from Princeton University, respectively. The conference also includes a significant number of organized invited sessions on key topics, contributed sessions and posters that will run in parallel at the Dalian International Conference Center on July 7-9 2019. The reception will be open from Saturday 6th July 2019 to Tuesday 9th July 2019.

General Chairs

Conference Chair: Shige Peng (Shangdong University, China)

IMS-China Chair: Xiangzhong Fang (Peking University, China)

Scientific Committee

Co-chairs: Zhi-Ming Ma (Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, China)

                 Chun-Ming Zhang (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)

Local Organization Committee

Co-chairs: Fuzhou Gong (Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, China)

                 Ximin Liu (Dalian University of Technology, China)

The Registration Fee for International Participants is in the following table:


Registration Fee Before April 30, 2019

Onsite Registration Fee After April 30, 2019

IMS Member

US$ 350

US$ 400

Non-IMS Member

US$ 400

US$ 450


US$ 200

US$ 250


US$ 150

US$ 150

Note: For international attendees, the registration fee should be paid directly to the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

The deadline for online registration is June 10, 2019. Please finish the online registration by the following steps:

1. Go to,

2. Login,

3. Go to ‘Personal Center’,

4. Complete ‘Registration Form’.

If you are interested in giving a contributed talk, please be advised that we have a first come first serve policy due to the limited room capacity. So please complete both the registration (payment) and the abstract submission at your earliest convenient time.

Guidelines for submitting an abstract

1. Please do not use any accents (no accents in names, affiliation, title and abstract).

2. Please do not capitalize letters. Titles and names should be written with lower letters except from the first letter which should be in capitals.

3. The Latex template can be downloaded in

4. The abstract should not list or contain any references. Please, use third person and avoid redundant terms like "this paper", "this work" etc.

Notes to non-citizens of People's Republic of China

You may be required to obtain entry visa to China. If so, please apply for entry visa at your nearest Chinese embassy or consulate well in advance.

The Chinese embassy does not normally require any letter of invitation for tourist visa. However, if you apply for other types of visa, including business visa, please get a letter of invitation by following steps:

1. Registration,

2. Login,

3. Go to ‘Personal Center’,

4. Complete ‘Registration Form’,

5. Click ‘I want an invitation’,

6. Go to ‘Inbox’.

If you need the original invitation letter, please contact the Organizing Committee (Email: at least 2 months in advance.

Upon arrival, you may be asked to produce a valid passport and visa when you check in at your hotel. The conference endorses no activities that are politically motivated or prohibited by the local authorities.

We welcome all scholars and practitioners from the world to take this opportunity to exchange their research work in the 2019 IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability.