The International Year of Statistics 2013 is an initiative of several associations and supported by hundreds of organizations worldwide. For more information please visit: http://www.statistics2013.org. The Statistics in Applications Forum will showcase applications in high throughput data technologies, health sciences research, and biological sciences where statistical methods play an important role. The purpose is to promote awareness of the breadth of statistical applications and promote interactions between researchers from different fields. Undergraduate and graduate students are particularly invited to participate. There will be awards for best student posters and raffle prizes.