The Korean International Statistical Society (KISS) is a non-profit corporation that is organized and operated for educational, charitable, and scientific purposes only. Its observes are:
to promote the theory and applications of statistical disciplines through scholarly activities, including publication of journals in statistics and probability, scientific meetings, and other educational programs
to broaden applications of statistical techniques in all areas of society, including industry and government
to promote better understanding and interest by the general public in statistical methodology and related applications
to promote better communication through the development of standards and common terminology
to foster cooperative efforts among educational, research, industrial, and governmental personnel in statistical activities,
to cooperate with Korean and other international organizations in the advancement of statistics.
The objectives are pursued without regard to race, creed, color, sex or nationality.
Why join KISS?
1. Affiliations with professional statistical societies have many advantages:
b. Staying abreast of current research trends
c. Practical career skills and knowledge, mentoring, and advice from more experienced statistics professionals in the organization
d. Diverse experiences helpful for career development
e. Source of information: job openings, events, etc.
2. Joining KISS has special benefits:
a. Easier to network, share experiences, and learn from others with a smaller organization
b. More opportunities for developing leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
c. Greater impact of individual efforts
3. Many long-term rewards:
a. Gaining research and professional skills and knowledge that are important for starting and building careers
b. Resume building through membership and service to KISS
c. Relationship building: developing friendships; identifying collaborators, mentors, sponsors
d. Exposure to problem-solving in the real world. We are all life-long learners and being engaged with KISS will provide valuable opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth.