JUNE 14-18, 2021



As the pandemic situation remains uncertain, the ISNPS Board of Directors Board in collaboration with the Scientific Committee and the Local Organizing Committee have decided to postpone the conference.


We have come to this decision as the main concern is the health of all conference participants and their families/communities and as we consider networking of paramount importance.


Thus the following parameters should be noted:

  1. The new dates regarding the conference are 20-24/06/2022.
  2. The venue will remain the same, “Azia Resort & Spa” in Paphos.
  3. The abstract submission system will be open so that people may amend/update their existing work. It will also be possible to submit new work. The system will remain open until 31/03/2022.
  4. In an effort to minimize hassle and costs, the following actions are being taken regarding registrations:

All the registrations will be automatically transferred. Conference Organizers will accept a substitute at no additional cost, if a registered conference participant is unable to attend the conference. However, if someone would like to cancel and get a refund, this would be possible, (an administration fee of 50 euro and relevant bank/credit card charges may apply).

Please keep checking the conference website,, for further conference developments.

We would like to thank you for your understanding and we look forward to having you with us in Cyprus in June 2022.


On behalf of the ISNPS2021 Organizing Committee

Special Issue of the Journal of Nonparametric Statistics on

“Data Science for COVID-19”

Call for Papers

Submissions will be possible within the time frame: April 19 – December 31, 2020.

Click to download the call as a PDF

Special Issue of the Journal of Nonparametric Statistics on ISNPS2021

Call for Papers

Submissions will be possible within the time frame: May 15th – August 20th 2021.

More details coming soon.

Abstract submissions are open, click for info

Online registration is open

Preferential accommodation rates available through the registration system, click for info

Bus transfers will be offered for participants from / to the venue on specific days and times.

Click here to view the timetable and more info.



Inspired by the success of the previous NonParametric conferences in Chalkidiki (Greece, 2012), Cadiz (Spain, 2014), Avignon (France, 2016) and Salerno (Italy, 2018), we are organising the International Symposium on NonParametric Statistics in Paphos, Cyprus, June 14-18, 2021. The venue is the Azia Hotel & Spa, a 5 star Hotel with its own character, situated in a quiet location, 30 minutes away from Paphos international airport and 15 minutes from the town centre, the shops and nightlife.

The conference will bring forth recent advances and trends in several areas of nonparametric statistics, in order to facilitate the exchange of research ideas, promote collaboration among researchers from all over the world, and contribute to the further development of the field. The program will include plenary talks, special invited talks, invited talks, contributed talks and posters on all areas of nonparametric statistics.

Latest news

27 Oct 2020 – Call for Special Issue on COVID-19 added
19 Mar 2020 – Conference moved: new dates 14-18 Jun 2021
28 Feb 2020 – Scheduled bus transfers info added
06 Feb 2020 – Call for Special Issue added
03 Feb 2020 – Plenary Speaker added
07 Nov 2019 – Abstract submission is open
01 Nov 2019 – Online registration is open
10 Sep 2019 – Important dates updated
03 Sep 2019 – Keynote / Invited speakers added


Keynote & Invited talks – Abstract Submission:

31 March 2021

Contributed talks – Abstract Submission:

31 March 2021

Notification of acceptance: within two weeks

Contributed posters – Abstract Submission:

31 March 2021

Notification of acceptance: within two weeks

Peter Hall’s lecture

James Stephen Marron

Amos Hawley Professor of Statistics and Operations Research

UNC Gillings School OF Global Public Health

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Keynote Speakers

Gerda Claeskens

KU Leuven

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Aurore Delaigle

University of Melbourne

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Martin Wainwright

UC Berkley

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Special Invited Speakers

Victor Chernozhukov


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Gabor Lugosi

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

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Richard Nickl

University of Cambridge

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