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17–19—Summer Institute of Applied qssur@fordham.edu as soon as possible, as 18–20—BISP6 - Bayesian Inference
Statistics, Provo, Utah slots are expected to be filled by March 15, in Stochastic Processes, Bressanone/
VENTS
The 34th Annual Brigham Young 2009. Abstracts should include the title of Brixen, Italy
OF E University Summer Institute of Applied the paper, author name(s), affiliation(s), This workshop will bring together experts
AR Statistics will be presented by Di Cook of email(s), and an explanation of the moti- to review, discuss, and explore directions of
Iowa State University. “Exploring Data vation and main idea. For details, visit development of Bayesian inference in sto-
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Visually” teaches the process of extracting www.cis.fordham.edu/QR2009 or contact chastic processes and in the use of stochas-
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knowledge from data, using interactive Hrishikesh Vinod, Economics Dept., 441 tic processes for Bayesian inference. There
graphics as an integral part of the statisti- E. Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458; will be sessions on Markov processes;
cal analysis. For more information, visit (718) 817-4065; qssur@fordham.edu. state-space models; and spatial, empiri-
http://statistics.byu.edu/summer_institute cal, birth-death, and branching processes.
or contact Kathi Carter, 223 TMCB,
18–20—Econometrics, Time Series
Theoretical and applied contributions
Provo, UT 84602; (801) 422-4506;
Analysis, and Systems Theory: A
are welcome. For more information, visit
kathi_carter@byu.edu.
Conference in Honor of Manfred
www.mi.imati.cnr.it/conferences/bisp6.html
Deistler, Vienna, Austria
or contact Fabrizio Ruggeri, via Tremelloni
18–19—Conference on Quantitative The purpose of this conference is to cel-
15, Milano, International 20133, Italy;
Social Science Research Using R, ebrate Manfred Deistler’s scientific achieve-
+39 0223699521; bisp6@mi.imati.cnr.it.
New York, New York ments. It will consist of a series of invited
This conference will focus on applications and contributed presentations. Invited 21–24—ICSA 2009 Applied Statistics
of the R software and graphics system to speakers are Brian D.O. Anderson, Laurent Symposium, San Francisco, California
important policy and research problems. Baratchart, A. Ronald Gallant, Michel Short courses will be offered on June
Papers presented can be both theoretical Gevers, Marco Lippi, Ingmar Prucha, Peter 21, with more than 50 scientific sessions
and applied, but their quantitative results M. Robinson, and Jan Willems. For more taking place from June 22–24. Keynote
must be reproducible by R program information, visit www.ihs.ac.at/etsast or speakers include Wing Hung Wong,
snippet(s). There will be poster and paral- contact Benedikt Pötscher, Department of Nicholas Jewell, and Ronald Wasserstein.
lel sessions, and we expect to produce a Statistics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Contributed paper abstracts may be sub-
CD containing R programs. A proceed- International A-1010, Austria; +431 mitted to Jiming Jiang at jiang@wald.
ings volume is planned, and an economics 427738640; benedikt.poetscher@univie.ac.at. ucdavis.edu by May 1, 2009. The sympo-
journal is interested in publishing selected sium will also sponsor J-P Hsu student
papers. Abstracts should be submitted to awards and travel grants, with the applica-
tion deadline of April 1, 2009. For more
information, visit http://icsa2.org/2009 or
contact Ying Lu, 185 Berry Street, Suite
350, San Francisco, CA 94143-0946;
ying.lu@radiology.ucsf.edu.
21–25—7th Workshop on Bayesian
Nonparametrics, Moncalieri
(Turin), Italy
The aim of this workshop is to highlight
the latest developments in Bayesian non-
parametrics, covering a variety of theoretical
and applied topics. For more information,
visit bnpworkshop.carloalberto.org or contact
Pierpaolo De Blasi, via Real Collegio 30,
Moncalieri, International 10024, Italy;
+39 0116705282; bnp@carloalberto.org.
23–27—18th International Workshop
on Matrices and Statistics, IWMS ’09,
Smolenice Castle, Slovakia
This workshop will stimulate the exchange
of ideas and research at the interfaces of
matrix theory, statistics, and stochastic pro-
cesses. It includes invited and contributed
talks and posters. For further information,
visit www.um.sav.sk/en/iwms2009.html
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