The delegates of the Virtual 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress 2021 enjoyed the Opening Ceremony of the WSC 2021.
The Opening Ceremony of Sunday, 11 July, featured a welcoming speech by ISI President John Bailer followed by a Quote from H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. Queen Máxima is the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development and member of the Netherlands Committee for Enterprise.
Key features of the Ceremony were the awarding of the International Prize in Statistics to Professor Nan Laird, a speech by the Director-General of Statistics Netherlands Angelique Berg and a presentation of the Scientific Programme by Nalini Ravishanker, Scientific Programme Committee Chair. The fascinating performance ‘Flyland in a Room’ by Another Kind of Blue Productions made the show special.