We are pleased to announce that the y-BIS 2019 Conference: ISBIS Young Business and Industrial Statisticians Workshop on Recent Advances in Data Science and Business Analytics, sponsored by ISBIS (International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics) and Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. This conference will be held by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Findikli Campus, Istanbul, Turkey, from September 25 to 28, 2019. This is the fourth conference arranged by ISBIS/y-BIS where the second one was organized in Istanbul before, 2013 Joint Meeting of Young Business and Industrial Statisticians Meeting.

The y-BIS 2019 aims to introduce the latest developments of Data Science and Business Analytics and bring together graduate students, young researchers, academic staffs and business/industry professionals. The conference will offer opportunities to meet each other and to share scientific and professional experiences as well as short courses, parallel and invited sessions, keynote speakers in academia and business. The keynote and invited speakers will aim to cover the recent advances in data science and business analytics in addition to its some application fields such as artificial intelligence, computer science, finance, human resources industry, marketing, medical science, operational research, etc. Generally, y-BIS 2019 will cover all the research areas of Business and Industrial Statistics.

Kind Regards,

On Behalf of the Organizing Committee

Ozan Kocadagli (Conference Chair)



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  • Undergraduate students (BSc and MSc): The selected keynote speakers, short courses and parallel sessions will help you decide whether you prefer to stay in academia or go into business or industry.
  • Young researchers working in business and industry: You will have the chance to meet other young professionals working in business and industry (and in academia), share scientific and professional experiences, and increase your network of professional contacts.
  • PhD candidates: You will find many other young researchers and professionals with a similar history to yours. After your PhD should you continue at the university or try something else in business or industry? You will learn about the pros and cons from discussions with your colleagues in both groups. You will also find plenty of possibilities for future collaborations.
  • Academicians (Postdocs, Asst./Assoc. Professors and Professors): This is a great opportunity to meet other academicians and start new collaborations.
  • Experts, data analysts, etc.: This meeting will be a great chance for you to meet the researchers and experts in the other fields and even establish lasting professional collaborations.
  • Other participants (Businessman, entrepreneurs, managers):: We welcome everyone to share their experience with us and, perhaps, to learn something from us as well!
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Conference starts on September 25, 2019. -1349 Days 12 Hours 16 Minutes 23 Seconds