The 10th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics (CMStatistics 2017) took place at the Senate House and Birkbeck, University of London, UK, 16-18 December 2017. Tutorials were given on Friday 15th of December 2017 and the COST IC1408 CRoNoS Winter Course on Copula-based modelling with R took place the 13-14 December 2017. The conference took place jointly with the 11th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2017).
This annual conference has become a leading joint international meeting at the interface of statistics, econometrics, empirical finance and computing. The conference aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners to discuss recent developments in computational methods for economics, finance, and statistics. The CFE-CMStatistics2017 programme comprised of 375 sessions, 5 plenary talks and over 1550 presentations. There were about 1700 participants. This was the biggest meeting of the conference series in terms of number of participants and presentations. The growth of the conference in terms of size and quality makes it undoubtedly one of the most important international scientific events in the field.