Call for papers for the 15th National Convention on Statistics

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The Philippine Statistical System (PSS) through the Philippine Statistics Authority -Regional Statistical Services Office VIII (PSA – RSSO 8) invites interested paper writers/presenters to the 15th National Convention on Statistics (NCS) on 03 to 05 October 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Quezon City.  Submission of the paper title, abstract, and accomplished information sheet (downloadable at the NCS website is on or before 27 June 2022 through fax, e-mail, courier, or hand-carried, addressed to:

Director Wilma A. Perante
Attention: Mae R. Almonte
Chief Statistical Specialist
Leyte SR Bldg., Artemio Mate Ave.,
Brgy. Abucay Tacloban City, 6500
Telefax: (053) 839-1884

Paper abstract must not exceed two hundred (200) words, with Arial font and size of 11 points, double-spaced on standard A4 paper with 1” margin on all sides.

The topics covered by the 15th NCS are the following:

  1. Statistical Applications, Innovations and Improving Business Processes
  2. Economic Statistics
  3. Multi-Sectoral Statistics/Other Concerns
  4. Biostatistics
  5. Statistical Theory and Methodology
  6. Demographic and Social Statistics
  7. Sustainability, Environment, and Energy
  8. Statistical Information Management and Dissemination
  9. International Cooperation and Partnership
  10. Accomplishments of the Philippine Statistical System

Papers for presentation during the convention will be reviewed by the Session Organizers based on the following criteria:  

  1. Relevance of the paper to the overall objectives of the convention;
  2. Timeliness of the topic of the paper vis-à-vis current and emerging concerns of the PSS; and
  3. Impact on the demands and requirements of data users and other stakeholders in the PSS.


Papers which have been presented in other fora, local or international, may be accepted if revisions can be made in the paper to include updates. Authors of accepted papers will be notified on or before 15 July 2022. Final manuscripts should not exceed 5,000 words, single-spaced and using Arial font size of 11 points. The final manuscript must be submitted not later than 15 August 2022 to the designated focal persons of the NCS Secretariat in the PSA Central Office, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. All materials must be written and presented in English.  All papers accepted and received on or before 15 August 2022 will be included in the 15th NCS publication to be disseminated during the first day of the 15th NCS.

Summary of Deadlines

The NCS is conducted every three years and aims to provide a forum for practitioners and theoreticians in the field of statistics to discuss prevailing issues and emerging developments affecting the PSS; and elicit the cooperation and support of statisticians and professionals in related fields from the government, academe and private sector towards a more responsive statistical system.  This year, the 15th NCS will feature plenary sessions, invited/contributed paper sessions, poster sessions, panel discussions, statistical trainings, and the Statistical Information Management Exhibit (SIMEx).  The Opening Ceremony of the NCS will coincide with the 33rd National Statistics Month  (NSM) Opening Ceremony on 03 October 2022.

For inquiries and further information, please contact our office with telephone number (053) 839-1884 and email address


Regional Director