Beginning this year, the IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. Available for nomination this year are the 2016 Wald and Rietz Lecturers, and the 2017 Medallion Lecturers. See https://imstat.org/ims-awards/
Deadline for nominations is October 1.
The submission process is simple: send the nomination materials listed below via email to Elyse Gustafson, with the subject line LECTURE NOMINATION:
Nomination Materials: a nomination letter of half a page, including the nominator’s name, the nominee’s name and the name of the IMS lecture for which the nominee is nominated; together with a list of the nominee’s five most relevant publications, with a URL where these publications are accessible.