These are the special invited IMS lectures that are due to take place in the coming year. 

Seminar on Stochastic Processes (SSP2022)

Firstly, at the Seminar on Stochastic Processes (SSP), held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, USA, from March 17–19, 2022, there will be a Medallion lecture from Alexei Borodin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (This is the SSP rescheduled from 2021).

IMS Annual Meeting

The IMS Annual Meeting in London, June 27–30, 2022, provides a platform for several named lectures. The Wald Lectures will be given by Martin Hairer, Imperial College London; the Neyman lecture by Heping Zhang, Yale School of Public Health; the Rietz Lecture by Hans-Georg Müller, UC Davis, and the inaugural Wahba Lecture by Michael Jordan, UC Berkeley. There will be five Medallion Lectures, from Sylvia Serfaty, New York University (carried over from 2021), Rodrigo Bañuelos, Purdue University, Rina Foygel Barber, University of Chicago, Vlada Limic, University of Strasbourg, and Roman Vershynin, UC Irvine. The Lawrence Brown PhD Student Award session speakers are Rungang Han, Duke University, Rong Ma, Stanford University, and Chan Park, University of Wisconsin–Madison. The IMS/Bernoulli Schramm Lecturer is Russell Lyons, Indiana University (moved from SPA2021). Details:

Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA2022)

Then, at the Stochastic Processes and their Applications conference (rescheduled from 2021), June 27–July 1, 2022, in Wuhan, China, there will be two IMS Medallion Lectures, from Bálint Tóth, University of Bristol & Alfréd Rényi Institute, Budapest, and Hugo Duminil-Copin, UNIGE, Geneva & IHES, Paris (the latter lecture was moved from SPA2021). There will also be the IMS/Bernoulli Schramm Lecture by Louigi Addario-Berry, McGill. See

Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)

Finally, the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), held August 6–11 in Washington DC, will be the venue for the other two special IMS lectures to be delivered in 2022. These Medallion lectures will be given by Dylan Small, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Huixia Judy Wang, George Washington University. 

At the time of writing, these meetings are in-person events, or with hybrid options. We’ll bring you previews of these special lectures over the coming months.