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2015 Meetings Around the World


IXth International Multiple Comparisons Procedures (MCP) Conference

January 4, 2015 – January 7, 2015

Trident Hyderabad, India

The conference will cover the latest methodological and applied developments in the areas of multiple comparisons and adaptive designs in clinical trials. There will be pre-conference workshops on January 4 and the main conference will be from January 5 to January 7.

International Conference on Robust Statistics 2015

January 12, 2015 – January 16, 2015

Kolkata, India

The International Conference on Robust Statistics (ICORS) has been an annual international conference since 2001. The aim of the conferences is to bring together researchers interested in robust statistics, data analysis and related areas. This includes theoretical and applied statisticians as well as data analysts from other fields, and leading experts as well as junior researchers and graduate students.

NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Lymphoid Cells in Acute Inflammation

January 15, 2015 – January 16, 2015

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

This workshop will inspire new primary research collaborations between those who have not had the opportunity to work closely with researchers developing and using computational methods to investigate biological questions. Likewise, those whose expertise is in modeling and computational methods will be able to establish connections with experimental or theoretical immunologists. The workshop should foster new collaborations by highlighting the benefits of interdisciplinary efforts in answering fundamental questions in immunology.

14th Winter school on Mathematical Finance

January 26, 2015 – January 28, 2015

Lunteren, The Netherlands

The 14th Winter school on Mathematical Finance (January 26-28, 2015; Congrescentrum De Werelt, Lunteren, The Netherlands). Special topics are Nonlinear Pricing and Dependence and Model Risk. There will be two mini courses of 5 hours each by Damiano Brigo (Imperial College) and Ludger Rüschendorf (University of Freiburg). Special invited lectures will be given by Christian Bender (Saarland University), Freddy Delbaen (ETH Zürich) and Matheus Grasselli (McMaster University). Four short lectures complete the programme. Registration and further inf


12th Workshop on Stochastic Models, Statistics and Their Applications

February 16, 2015 – February 20, 2015

Wrocław, Poland

Following the successful previous workshops, the conference will put together recent advances and trends in areas related to stochastic modeling, statistical inference and their applications. Contributions motivated by or addressing issues in engineering, industry and natural sciences are particularly welcomed, as several focused sessions are devoted to such topics. The workshop aims at facilitating the exchange of research ideas, stimulating collaboration and promoting young researchers.


NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Neurobiology of Expertise

March 11, 2015 – March 13, 2015

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

This investigative workshop will bring together top researchers from diverse fields to share insights and methods and address long-standing and emerging conceptual problems.

Conference on Probability Theory and Combinatorial Optimization

March 14, 2015 – March 15, 2015

Durham, North Carolina, USA

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Alessandro Arlotto (Duke)

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

2015 ENAR Spring Meeting/IMS Meeting

March 15, 2015 – March 18, 2015

Miami, Florida

ENAR program chair: Mithat Gönen, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
ENAR associate program chair: Brisa Sánchez, University of Michigan
IMS program chair: Lurdes Y.T. Inoue, University of Washington

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

Limit Theorems in Probability

March 23, 2015 – March 26, 2015

London, UK

The conference is in honour of N.H. Bingham's 70th birthday. It will take place at Imperial College, London, organised by Charles Goldie, Alex Mijatovic and Rüdiger Kiesel. It will seize the opportunity afforded by the occasion to enlist the participation of probabilists in a meeting on a broad topic of central importance in the subject. PhD students are strongly encouraged to attend. For further information, including a list of speakers, see the website above, where registration is now open.


NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Information and Entropy

April 8, 2015 – April 10, 2015

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Information theory and entropy methods are becoming powerful tools in biology, from the level of individual cells, to whole ecosystems, to experimental design, model-building, and the measurement of biodiversity. The aim of this investigative workshop is to synthesize different ways of applying these concepts to help systematize and unify work in biological systems.


Seymour Sherman Lecture and Conference

May 15, 2015 – May 17, 2015

Bloomington, Indiana, United States

This conference will feature 16 young researchers at the forefront of different subfields of probability relating to Sherman's work, mainly, statistical physics and probability. The Sherman Lecturer will be Andrea Montanari (Stanford). Full support is available for graduate students, who should apply by March 15, 2015.

Workshop on New Directions in Stein's method

May 18, 2015 – May 29, 2015

Singapore, Singapore

This is a comprehensive two-week workshop on recent developments of Stein's method and its applications. We plan to bring together not only active researchers directly working in the area, but also those who apply Stein's method in their work in order to stimulate, strengthen and develop existing interactions between theory and practice.

Spring Research Conference (SRC 2015)

May 20, 2015 – May 22, 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Bill Myers, Local Arrangements Chair
William Brenneman, Program Chair

This year's conference theme is Bridging Statistics Research and Application to Foster Innovation. The purpose of SRC is to promote research in statistical methods that address problems in industry and technology and to stimulate interactions among statisticians, researchers in the application areas, and industrial practitioners.

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

The 4th International Conference on Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies in the Economic and Administrative Sciences (ICQQMEAS2015)

May 21, 2015 – May 22, 2015

Athens, International, Greece

The Conference aims to facilitate the interaction between the world of Business and the Academic Community. The organizers of this Conference have the ambition to establish a forum for discussion on the theory and applications of the Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Small and Medium or large Enterprises in a range of business sectors such as Industry, Commerce, Tourism, Health, Public Sector, Shipping Industry and Financial Services.

24th International Workshop on Matrices and Statistics, IWMS-2015

May 26, 2015 – May 28, 2015

Haikou, Hainan, China

The purpose of the Workshop is to stimulate research and, in an informal setting, to foster the interaction of researchers in the interface between statistics and matrix theory. The Workshop will provide a forum through which statisticians may be better informed of the latest developments and newest techniques in linear algebra and matrix theory and may exchange ideas with researchers from a wide variety of countries.

NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Malaria-Leishmania Co-infection

May 26, 2015 – May 28, 2015

Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

The focus of this workshop is to identify challenges for the control of malaria-leishmaniasis co-infections in South Asian and the African continent. The workshop will also model the complexity involved in the propagation of these co-infections in resource limited regions. The types of data needed to analyze co-infection models and associated uncertainty will be assessed. Experts will present field and quantitative challenges with persistence of co-infection cases of malaria and leishmaniasis.

Workshop on Statistical Learning of Biological Systems from Perturbations

May 31, 2015 – June 5, 2015

Ascona, Switzerland

This workshop will (i) explore recent advances and open problems in statistical learning, data integration, and causal inference of biological systems; (ii) present biomedical applications to recent genome-wide perturbation data, such as RNA interference data, obtained, for example, from cancer cells or cells infected by pathogens; and (iii) facilitate meaningful interaction between biomedical and quantitative researchers.


Colloquium of the International Actuarial Association

June 7, 2015 – June 10, 2015

Oslo, Norway

Den norsk Aktuarforening invites you to attend the Colloquium of the International Actuarial Association to be held in Oslo, Norway, from the 7th to the 10th of June 2015. The colloquium is a joint collaboration of the two IAA sections Pension Benefits and Social Security (PBSS) and Life Insurance (LIFE).

2015 WNAR Annual Meeting/IMS Meeting

June 14, 2015 – June 17, 2015

Boise, Idaho, USA

WNAR Program Chair: Layla Parast

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

Aarhus Conference on Probability, Statistics and Their Applications

June 15, 2015 – June 19, 2015

Aarhus, Denmark

The topics covered at the conference include, but are not limited to, limit theory, stochastic analysis, statistical inference for stochastic processes, mathematical finance and turbulence.

9th International Conference on Extreme Value Analysis: EVA 2015

June 15, 2015 – June 19, 2015

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Liang Peng (

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

35th International Symposium on Forecasting

June 21, 2015 – June 24, 2015

Riverside, California, USA

The International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) is the premier forecasting conference, attracting the world’s leading forecasting researchers, practitioners, and students. Through a combination of keynote speaker presentations, academic sessions, workshops, and social programs, the ISF provides many excellent opportunities for networking, learning, and fun.

The Fifth International Workshop in Sequential Methodologies 2015

June 22, 2015 – June 24, 2015

New York, New York, USA

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: A. Tartakovsky

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

10th Conference on Bayesian Nonparametrics

June 22, 2015 – June 26, 2015

Raleigh, NC, USA

BNP10 will feature four special invited lectures, eight invited sessions, contributed talks and poster sessions. A proposal for a contributed talk or poster can be made through the conference website and should consist of a title and an abstract. Deadline for submission of a contributed talk is December 1, 2014, and decisions for contributed talks are expected by January 15, 2015. Deadline for poster submission is May 1, 2015.
IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Ismael Castillo, Jaeyong Lee, Antonio Lijoi, Surya Tokdar, Aad van der Vaart 

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

2015 Workshop on Finance, Insurance, Probability and Statistics (FIPS 2015)

June 25, 2015 – June 27, 2015

New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: T.L. Lai, R. Chen

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

1st Annual International Conference on Formal Sciences

June 29, 2015 – July 2, 2015

Athens, Greece

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of Formal Systems, such as logic, mathematics, statistics, theoretical computer science, information theory, game theory, systems theory, decision theory, and portions of linguistics. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair of a session or observer.

9th Annual International Conference on Mathematics & Statistics: Education & Applications

June 29, 2015 – July 2, 2015

Athens, Greece

Call for Papers and Participation The Natural & Formal Sciences Research Division & Education Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), will hold their 9th Annual International Conference on Mathematics & Statistics: Education & Applications in Athens, Greece, from the 29-30 June & 1-2 July 2015. 

9th Annual International Conference on Statistics

June 29, 2015 – July 2, 2015

Athens, Greece

The conference is soliciting papers (in English only) from all areas of Statistics and other related areas. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair a session or observer.


2015 IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability

July 1, 2015 – July 4, 2015

Kunming, Yunnan, P. R. China

We are pleased to announce that the 5th IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability 2013 will be held in Kunming, China in 1-4 July 2015. Its scientific program will cover a wide range of topics in probability, statistics and their related areas. The conference will also provides an excellent forum for scientific exchanges and for forging new research collaborations.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

INFORMS Applied Probability Society Conference 2015

July 5, 2015 – July 8, 2015

Istanbul, Turkey

Website TBA.

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

International Symposium in Statistics (ISS) 2015: Parametric and Semi-parametric Inferences for Spatial-temporal, and Multi-dimensional Familial-longitudinal Data

July 6, 2015 – July 8, 2015

St. John’s, Canada

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Brajendra Sutradhar

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

European Meeting of Statisticians

July 6, 2015 – July 10, 2015

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Biannual meeting of Bernoulli Society in Europe. Probability, statistics and their applications. Invited and contributed lectures, posters.
IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Marc Hallin 

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

38th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications

July 13, 2015 – July 17, 2015

Oxford, United Kingdom

The conference is hosted by the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, the Mathematical Institute and the Department of Statistics, and organised under the auspices of the Bernouilli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability.

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)


July 20, 2015 – July 24, 2015

Pescara, Italy

ISIPTA is the primary international forum to present and discuss new results related to imprecise probability. *Important Dates* 30 Jan - Paper abstracts & preliminary papers due 13 Feb - Review-ready papers due 31 Mar - Conference hotel pre-reservation deadline 08 Apr - Paper notification 17 Apr - Poster-only abstracts due 06 May - Poster-only notification 29 May - Early-bird registration deadline (€350 full; €200 student)

60th World Statistics Congress - ISI2015

July 26, 2015 – July 31, 2015

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The congress will bring together members of the statistical community to present, discuss, promote and disseminate research and best practice in every field of Statistics and its applications. The Scientific Programme of the ISI2015 will include a wealth of activities that will cover stimulating topics and will offer delegates innovative and well-balanced presentations, as well as plenty of opportunities for discussion and exchange.


Statistics and Exoplanets

August 3, 2015 – August 5, 2015

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: James Berger (Duke)

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

IMS Annual Meeting/Joint Statistical Meetings

August 8, 2015 – August 13, 2015

Seattle, Washington, USA

JSM (the Joint Statistical Meetings) is the largest gathering of statisticians held in North America. Attended by more than 6,000 people, meeting activities include oral presentations, panel sessions, poster presentations, continuing education courses, an exhibit hall (with state-of-the-art statistical products and opportunities), career placement services, society and section business meetings, committee meetings, social activities and networking opportunities.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM)

August 10, 2015 – August 14, 2015

Beijing, China

The International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) is the premier international congress in the field of applied mathematics held every four years under the auspices of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. From August 10 to 14, 2015, mathematicians from around the world will gather in Beijing, China for the 8th ICIAM to be held at China National Convention Center inside the Beijing Olympic Green.


Eighth International Workshop on Simulation

September 21, 2015 – September 25, 2015

Vienna, Austria

This international conference is devoted to statistical techniques in stochastic simulation, data collection and analysis of scientific experiments and studies representing broad areas of interest.