Sapienza University of Rome

June 7, 2021 – June 9, 2021





GRASPA-SIS is glad to announce that GRASPA 2021 will be hosted by the Department of Statistics of Sapienza University of Rome on 7-9 June 2021. Due to the current COVID pandemics, the conference will take place online using the zoom platform.

GRASPA 2021 is the biennial conference of the Italian research group for Environmental Statistics GRASPA-SIS and the major event on Environmental Statistics in Italy. GRASPA 2021 is also the 2021 European regional conference of The International Environmetrics Society and a  Satellite Meeting of the 2021 World Statistics Congress.


Submissions are open for contributed posters. An abstract of fewer than 200 words must be submitted by sending an email to the chair of the Program committee (Giovanna Jona Lasinio,

Accepted posters will be presented as pre-recorded video (max. 3 minutes) that will be uploaded to the YouTube channel of The Department of Statistical Sciences (Sapienza University of Rome) and made available during the conference. Digital Break-out-rooms will be available for poster discussion and ideas exchanges. During the conference, your posters will be evaluated and the best posters will be awarded.

Invited speakers may now submit either an abstract or a short paper (max 4 pages) to Francesco Lagona ( by April 30th. Please use the latex template provided by the chair of your session.

The Book of Abstracts is now available here

NEW! Slides presented at the conference are now available here

NEW! Posters videoclips are now available here



April 30th: poster abstract submission

May 3rd: acceptance notification

April 30th: submission of abstract/short paper by invited speakers

May 16th: video submission (preferred format mp4)




Social Dinner


Dear Convener,

we hope you will join us for the social dinner scheduled on the evening of ThursdayJune 20th in via Festa del Perdono 7, Portico di San Nazaro, at 20.30 p.m.

If you are interested in participating, please register to the social dinner as well by directly buying the social dinner through bank transfer before the 14th of June:

SIS, Società Italiana di Statistica 
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, 
IBAN: IT 74 X 01005 03215 0000 00012107
Payment reference: SIS2019, First Name and Family Name, SOCIAL DINNER

Pay attention to the special requests: please indicate vegetarian and/or celiac requests in the payment reference.

It will be possible to pay the dinner also at the registration desk during the conference but in this case we askyou to write an e-mail to indicating the number, the name and the special requests of the partecipants.

Further information on price and menu:

Posted: 2019-06-12

Social Dinner


Dear all,

we are pleased to invite you to participate to the traditional social dinner which will be held on the evening of Thursday June 20th and will be an informal convivial occasion for the conference participants. The social dinner will take place in the historical portico of the University of Milano, easy to reach with a cultural-historical walk from the main conference venue.

With this communication, we would like to give you some information on the social dinner whishing that many of you will attend.

Location: Via Festa del Perdono 7, portico of Università degli Studi di Milano. Once part of the "la Cà Granda” (“the big house”) which was the name used by the Milanese people to describe the huge Ospedale Maggiore (“Major Hospital”), founded in 1456 and projected by the Tuscan architect Filarete [Located about 20 minutes walk away from the conference venue, and easy to reach via public transports from different parts of the city]

Highlights of the cultural-historical route from Università Cattolica to Università degli Studi di Milano: Via Circo, Monumento ai Caduti di Mentana, piazza Missori, Torre Velasca and other nice and narrow italian streets.

Type of dinner: Placeè.


Ricotta cheese pie with toasted pine nuts and tomato confit

Paccheri with fresh basil, cherry tomatoes and ricotta cheese

Low temperature-cooked veal, with potatoes and spring onions cream


Chickpea pie with caponata ratatouille


White chocolate mousse with dark chocolate crumble, raspberry ice cream and rosemary oil




Chardonnay Cantine Paladin

Cabernet Cantine Paladin


Price: 55 euro to be payed when registering to the conference. The receipt will be issued by the Italian Statistical Society as “payment for social activities related to social dinner”, comprehensive of date and place.

Those already registered can buy the social dinner separately and pay through bank transfer:

SIS, Società Italiana di Statistica 
Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, 
IBAN: IT 74 X 01005 03215 0000 00012107
Payment reference: SIS2019, First Name and Family Name, SOCIAL DINNER

Pay attention to the special requests: please indicate vegetarian and/or celiac requests during the registration procedure.


Looking forward to seeing you in Milano!

Organizing Committee SIS2019

Posted: 2019-05-08
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