Here you will find details of our forthcoming and past special events and conferences. If you require any further information on this, please feel free to contact Events.
Risk and Stochastics Conference 2014
Thursday 24 and Friday 25 April 2014
High profile speakers from the UK and overseas will present current advances in the areas of insurance, financial mathematics, and their interface. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is essential. Further information can be viewed here.
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Nonlinear time series analysis - thresholding and beyond: a conference in honour of Professor Howell Tong to celebrate his 70th birthday
Friday 19 and Saturday 20 September 2014
On the occasion of Professor Howell Tong's 70th birthday, LSE will host this conference to celebrate the research achievement and the applications in nonlinear time series and related areas by bringing together experts, scholars and young researchers from around the world.
Professor Tong has made pioneering contributions in nonlinear time series analysis. His work on threshold models has had lasting influence, both on theory and application.
Further information can be viewed here.
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This year’s Social Statistics workshop on recent advances in the analysis of categorical and count data took place on Thursday 12 December 2013. You can now access the full presentations here.
The fifth edition of the Greek Stochastics meeting takes place in Kalamata, Greece, on 6 to 8 July 2013. The primary aim of the meeting is to facilitate a broad discussion of current research themes related to jump processes: probability, statistical inference and financial modelling. It will consist of four short courses by Mathieu Rosenberg (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris), Aleksander Mijatovic (Imperial College London), Gareth Roberts (University of Warwick) and Nicholas Polson (Chicago Booth School of Business), as well as contributed talks and poster presentations. Dr Kostas Kalogeropoulos is a member of the organising and scientific committee and the Department of Statistics is pleased to add its support to this event.
Registration is via LSE eShop.
The fourth edition of the Greek Stochastics Meeting takes place in Kalamata, Greece, on 25 to 28 August 2012. The meeting's primary aim is to facilitate a broad discussion of current research themes related to Inference for Dynamical Systems. Dr Kostas Kalogeropoulos is a member of the organising and scientific committee and the Department of Statistics is pleased to add its support to this event.
Professor Albert Nikolayevich Shiryaev from the Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences gave a special programme of six two-hour lectures at LSE on 24, 26, 30 and 31 January and 6 and 7 February 2012 on specific topics of stochastic calculus and its methods.
Professor Shiryaev is a distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Statistics.
The lecture slides are available to view here and here.
Conference Honouring the scientific achievements of Professor emeritus David J Bartholomew
This special two-day conference took place on 12 and 13 December 2011 in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House) at LSE.
Professor C. R. Rao gave a seminar on Learning from numbers to generate new knowledge in room NAB 1.04 in the New Academic Buidling on Tuesday 28 June 2011.
C. R. Rao is emeritus professor at Penn State University and research professor at the University of Buffalo. He has been awarded the Guy Medal in Gold by the Royal Statistical Society in 2011.
An abstract of the talk is available here.
Professor David Spiegelhalter gave an LSE Public Lecture entitled Trying to quantify uncertainty on 17 November 2010.
A podcast of this event is now available to listen to via this link
David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, as well as senior scientist in the MRC Biostatistics Unit.