Jointly organized by the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Mathematical Sciences of the National University of Singapore.

   

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

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WC2008 Main Events

BS/IMS Meetings

Time Lecture/Event Venue Time Meeting
         
Sunday 13 July 2008

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1500-1700 BS Ex
         
Monday 14 July 2008
0830-0930 Registration LT 27 Foyer    
0930-1015 Opening Ceremony LT 27    
1015-1045 Break LT 27 Foyer    
1045-1145 Wald I LT 27    
1145-1245 Tukey LT 27    
1230-1800 PS: 01 LT 24/25 Foyer    
1245-1400 Lunch LT 27 Foyer 1245-1445 BS CM
1400-1545 IS 01
IS 07
IS 14
IS 15
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT29
1245-1745 IMS Ex
  CS 1
CS 2
CS 3
CS 4
CS 5
CS 6
CS 7
LT 24
LT 23
M10-LT 26 Annex
S9A-01-01
S9A-01-03
S9A-02-01
S9A-01-02
   
1545-1615 Break LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers 1600-1730 BS 1
1615-1800 IS 24
IS 27
IS 30
IS 34
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
   
  CS 8
CS 9
CS 10
CS 11
CS 12
CS 13
CS 14
M10-LT 26 Annex
LT 23
LT 24
S9A-02-01
S9A-01-02
S9A-01-03
S9A-01-01
   
1900-2000 IMS Presidential Address Mercury, Furama RF    
2000-2200 Welcome Reception Venus, Furama RF    
         
Tuesday 15 July 2008
0900-1000 BS-IMS 1 LT 27    
1000-1100 BS-IMS 2 LT 27    
1100-1130 Break LT 27 Foyer    
1130-1230 Medallion 1 LT 27    
  Panel 1 LT 28    
  CS 15
CS 16
M10-LT26 Annex
S9A-02-01
   
1230-1400 Lunch LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers 1230-1530 IMS CM 1
1230-1800 PS: 02 LT 24/25 Foyer    
1400-1545 IS 05
IS 09
IS 10
IS 12
IS 18
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
LT 24
1400-1530 BS 2
  CS 17
CS 18
CS 19
CS 20
CS 21
CS 22
CS 23
S9A-02-01
M10-LT 26 Annex
LT 23
S9A-01-01
S9A-01-03
S9A-01-02
M14A-LT 28 Annex
   
1545-1615 Break LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers 1600-1800 BS ED
1615-1800 IS 02
IS 11
IS 22
IS 29
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
   
  CS 24
CS 25
CS 26
CS 27
CS 28
CS 29
CS 30
LT 24
LT 23
M10-LT 26 Annex
S9A-01-01
S9A-01-02
S9A-01-03
S9A-02-01
   
1830-2030 Special Reception Atrium, NUS University Hall    
         
Wednesday 16 July 2008
0900-1000 Bernoulli LT 27    
1000-1100 Wald II LT 27    
1100-1130 Break LT 27 Foyer 1100-1230 BS 3
1130-1230 Medallion 2 LT 27    
  Panel 2 LT 28    
  CS: 31 LT 26    
1230-1400 Lunch LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers 1230-1330 IMS ED
1230-1800 PS: 03 LT 24/25 Foyer    
1400-1545 IS 06
IS 13
IS 17
IS 21
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
1400-1530 BS 4
  CS 32
CS 33
CS 34
CS 35
CS 36
CS 37
CS 38
CS 39
LT 23
LT 24
M14A-LT 28 Annex
S9A-01-01
S9A-01-03
S9A-02-01
M10-LT 26 Annex
S9A-01-02
   
1545-1615 Break LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers    
1615-1800 IS 19
IS 23
IS 26
IS 28
IS 32
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
LT 24
1715-1800 IMS BM
  CS 40
CS 41
CS 42
CS 43
CS 44
CS 45
LT 23
S9A-01-01
S9A-02-01
S9A-01-02
S9A-01-03
M10-LT 26 Annex
   
1830-1930 Public Lecture LT 27    
         
Thursday 17 July 2008
0900-1000 Neyman LT 27    
1000-1100 Kolmogorov LT 27 1030-1330 IMS CM 2
1100-1130 Break LT 27 Foyer    
1130-1230 In memoriam LT 28 1130-1300 ERC
  CS 46
CS 47
CS 48
CS 49
CS 50
CS 51
CS 52
CS 53
CS 54
CS 55
CS 56
S9A-01-01
LT 23
LT 24
LT 26
M10-LT 26 Annex
S9A-01-02
S9A-02-01
S9A-01-03
LT 25
M14A-LT 28
LT 29
   
1230-1400 Lunch LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers    
1400-1800 Tour LT 27 Foyer    
1900-2200 Banquet Grand ballroom, The Pines    
         
Friday 18 July 2008
0900-1000 Wald III LT 27    
1000-1100 LÚvy LT 27 1000-1130 BS 5
1100-1130 Break LT 27 Foyer    
1130-1230 CS 57
CS 58
CS 59
CS 60
CS 61
CS 62
CS 63
CS 64
CS 65
CS 66
CS 67
LT 24
S9A-01-01
LT 23
S9A-01-03
S9A-02-01
S9A-01-02
M10-LT 26 Annex
LT 26
M14A-LT 28 Annex
LT 29
LT 28
1130-1300 EAPRC
1230-1400 Lunch LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers 1330-1530 SPA
1400-1545 IS 08
IS 20
IS 25
IS 31
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
1400-1530 BS 6
  CS 68
CS 69
CS 70
CS 71
CS 72
CS 73
CS 74
LT 24
M10-LT 26 Annex
LT 23
S9A-01-01
S9A-01-02
S9A-01-03
S9A-02-01
   
1545-1615 Break LT 24/25 & LT 27 Foyers    
1615-1800 IS 03
IS 04
IS 16
IS 33
LT 25
LT 26
LT 28
LT 29
1615-1715 BS GA
  CS 75
CS 76
CS 77
CS 78
CS 79
CS 80
CS 81
CS 82
LT 23
S9A-01-01
M10-LT 26 Annex
S9A-01-03
M14A-LT 28 Annex
S9A-02-01
LT 24
S9A-01-02
   
         
Saturday 19 July 2008
0900-1000 Medallion 3 LT 27    
1000-1030 Break LT 27 Foyer    
1030-1130 Laplace LT 27    
1130-1200 Closing Ceremony LT 27    
         
Legends
 
LT - Lecture Theatre
Sxx-yy-zzz denotes Building-Level/Floor-Room (S16-07-107 = building S16-level 7-room 107)
 
Plenary Lectures
Bernoulli Bernoulli Lecture (Spiegelhalter) LT 27 16 Jul
BS-IMS 1 BS-IMS Special Lecture (Werner) LT 27 15 Jul
BS-IMS 2 BS-IMS Special Lecture (Schramm) LT 27 15 Jul
Kolmogorov Kolmogorov Lecture (Sznitman) LT 27 17 Jul
Laplace Laplace Lecture (Fan) LT 27 19 Jul
LÚvy LÚvy Lecture (Guionnet) LT 27 18 Jul
Neyman Neyman Lecture (McCullagh) LT 27 17 Jul
Tukey Tukey Lecture (Thompson) LT 27 14 Jul
Wald I-III Wald Lecture I (Durrett)
Wald Lecture II (Durrett)
Wald Lecture III (Durrett)
LT 27
LT 27
LT 27
14 Jul
16 Jul
18 Jul
       
IMS Medallion Lectures
Medallion 1 IMS Medallion Lecture (Low) LT 27 15 Jul
Medallion 2 IMS Medallion Lecture (Ma) LT 27 16 Jul
Medallion 3 IMS Medallion Lecture (Barlow) LT 27 19 Jul
       
Public Lecture
Public Lecture Public Lecture (Nychka) LT 27 16 Jul
       
Meetings of the Bernoulli Society
BS Ex BS Executive Committee Meeting Executive Club, Furama RiverFront Hotel (level 2)  
BS 1-6 BS Committee Meeting S16-07-107  
BS CM BS Council Meeting S14-03-05  
BS ED BS Editorial Board Meeting S14-03-05  
BS GA BS General Assembly LT 23  
ERC European Regional Committee Meeting S14-03-05  
EAPRC East Asian and Pacific Regional Committee Meeting S14-03-05  
SPA SPA Editorial Board Meeting S14-03-05  
       
Meetings of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences
IMS BM IMS Business Meeting S14-03-10  
IMS CM1 IMS Council Meeting 1 S14-03-10  
IMS CM2 IMS Council Meeting 2 S14-03-10  
IMS ED IMS Editors' Luncheon 1 & 2 Dalvey 1 & 2 @ NUS Guild House  
IMS Ex IMS Executive Committee Meeting S16-07-107  
IMS PA IMS Presidential Address Mercury Ballroom, Furama RiverFront Hotel (level 5)  
       
Panel Discussions
Panel 1 Graduate Curriculum in Probability: Challenges and Opportunities 15 Jul
  Organizers: Don Dawson and Eulalia Vares  
  Panelists: Thomas Kurtz, Terry Lyons, Zhi-Ming Ma, Alain-Sol Sznitman
 
 
Panel 2 Statistics: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century 16 Jul
  Organizers: Jim Berger and Peter Hall  
  Panelists: Jim Berger, Nanny Wermuth, Peter Green, Ker-Chau Li, Peter Hall
 
 
     
In Memoriam
In memoriam: David Kendall, Samuel Karlin and Chris Heyde 17 Jul
There will be short presentations by Robert Adler, Martin Barlow, Peter Hall and Tom Kurtz, and some time for audience reminiscences  
       
Invited Sessions
IS01 Advances in Statistical Computing and Graphics   14 Jul
IS02 Algebraic Statistics   15 Jul
IS03 Applications of Probability/Statistics in Imaging   18 Jul
IS04 Astrostatistics   18 Jul
IS05 Gaussian Processes with Applications   15 Jul
IS06 Geophysical Models: Inference, Prediction and Interpretation   16 Jul
IS07 Graphical Modeling   14 Jul
IS08 LÚvy Processes   18 Jul
IS09 Machine Learning and Data Mining   15 Jul
IS10 Markov Chain Monte Carlo   15 Jul
IS11 Model Choice for High Dimensional Data   15 Jul
IS12 Multiple Tests and Selective Inference   15 Jul
IS13 Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms   16 Jul
IS14 Probability Problems from Genetics   14 Jul
IS15 Quantitative Risk Management   14 Jul
IS16 Random Matrices and Applications   18 Jul
IS17 Random Processes with Interactions   16 Jul
IS18 Random Trees and Planar Maps   15 Jul
IS19 Semiparametric Models   16 Jul
IS20 Sparsity in High Dimensional Problems   18 Jul
IS21 Statistical Challenges in the Study of Infectious Diseases   16 Jul
IS22 Statistical Inverse Problems   15 Jul
IS23 Statistical Learning Theory   16 Jul
IS24 Statistics in Genomics   14 Jul
IS25 Statistics in Quantum Information   18 Jul
IS26 Statistics for Understanding Numerical Models of Climate Change   16 Jul
IS27 Stochastic Control in Finance   14 Jul
IS28 Stochastic PDE and Interacting Stochastic Systems   16 Jul
IS29 Stochastic Loewner Evolution   15 Jul
IS30 Stochastic Models with Spatial Effects   14 Jul
IS31 Stochastic Networks   18 Jul
IS32 Stochastic Neuronal Models   16 Jul
IS33 Stochastic Processes in Physics   18 Jul
IS34 Uncertainty in Computer Models   14 Jul
       
Contributed Sessions
CS Contributed Session    
       
Poster Sessions
PS01 Poster Session 1    
PS02 Poster Session 2    
PS03 Poster Session 3    
       

Last updated on 3 July 2008

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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