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Call for Papers : 7th Malaysia Statistics Conference (MyStats 2020) "Census Shapes Nation's Future"

Release Date: 05 Aug 2020

Call for Papers

Updated Venue: Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Date: 21 October 2020 (Wednesday)

Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM), Malaysia Institute of Statistics (ISM), and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), will jointly organise the 7th Malaysia Statistics Conference (MyStats 2020) on 21 October 2020 at Putra World Trade Center Kuala Lumpur with the theme “Census Shapes Nation’s Future”.

The Programme Committee is now inviting you to contribute papers for the conference. We encourage compilers, statisticians, data scientists, researchers, regulators, academia, and practitioners to share their thoughts and experiences in analysing census data on demographic and population profiling, economy, security, education and health, and to present the findings from their researches/studies at the conference. The sub-themes which must be aligned with the main theme are as follows:

  • Modernisation in statistics
  • Integrated statistics for strengthening statistical system
  • Financial and economic statistics 

For the first time, MyStats introduces "The Best Young Statistician Presenter" to encourage young statistician to contribute papers for the conference. The "Young Statistician" must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Malaysian;
  • Below 35 years old on 1 January 2020; and
  • First author.

To contribute a paper for the conference, please submit an abstract of the paper to by 11 August 2020 for consideration.

For further information on the submission requirements (guidelines and templates), please visit DOSM's MyStats 2020 page. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by the Programme Committee on 18 August 2020.

Participation in the conference is FREE.

If you require any further information/assistance, please feel free to contact via email to, or by phone 03-8885 7331 (Mr. Mohd Saiful Husain) or 03 8885 7167 (Ms. Diyana Amalina Fadzil).

We would also appreciate it if you could share this information with your colleagues and other potential contributors. We look forward to meeting you at the conference.

On behalf of the Organisers: 

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