Invitation Letter - 11th International Conference on the Use of R in Official Statistics – uRos2023

Romanian National Institute of Statistics is pleased to announce that it will host the 11th International Conference on the Use of R in Official Statistics – uRos2023 as on-site event, December 12 to 14, 2023. In partnership with the Ecological University of Bucharest, Statistics Netherlands and Statistics Austria, this event will provide a forum for researchers and analysts from across academia and national statistical offices to present their work, exchange ideas and participate in discussions and tutorials on the use of R in official statistics.


Call for abstracts and tutorials

We are cordially inviting you to submit abstracts to the International Conference The Use of R in Official Statistics – uRos2023.

Please note, three types of abstract presentation formats will be offered: a 15 minute option, a 5 minute lightning presentation or a 2-hour tutorial. Tutorial topics must relate to the statistical production process of official statistics. Please indicate your preference, but the scientific committee will finally assign the presentations into the two categories.


The topics covered by the conference are the following:

* Using R in new data sources 

* Sampling and estimation

* R in organization

* Data cleaning

* R in production: data analysis

* Methods for official statistics

* Machine learning and AI

* Time series

* Report and GUI programming

* R in production: automation

* NLP in official statistics

* Disclosure control, dissemination and visualization


Please submit your abstracts and/or tutorial proposal to preferably as plain text or Word or PDF; there is no template for the abstract submission.


In conjunction with the conference, authors with an accepted abstract can submit a full-length paper to one of the following journals: R Journal (special section) or Romanian Statistical Review (special issue).


Important dates

·         Abstracts and tutorials submissions deadline: September 8, 2023

·         Notification of acceptance: October 6, 2023

·         International conference: December 12 – 14, 2023

·         Journal paper submission deadline: January 15, 2024


For more details and updates on the conference visit


Conference venue: Romanian National Institute of Statistics, 16 Libertatii Bvd., Bucharest 5,



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