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IMS 2022 Annual Meeting organizers Qiwei Yao and Thomas Mikosch were delighted to welcome more than 520 participants—including over 100 students—to the IMS Annual Meeting in London at the end of June (https://www.imsannualmeeting-london2022.com). For many attendees it was their first in-person conference in three years, and there was…

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It’s time to think about who you would like to represent you on the IMS Council, and vote in the IMS elections. This year, the nominee for President-Elect is Michael Kosorok. There are 10 candidates standing for the five available places on Council: Siva Athreya, Rina Foygel Barber, Gilles Blanchard,…

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Alexander Volfovsky is Assistant Professor of Statistical Science, and Co-Director of The Polarization Lab, at Duke University. He is currently the President of the IMS New Researchers Group. He writes:  The last two years have been long for everyone, and one of the things missing from the annual IMS calendar…

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The three winners of the 2022 IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Awards were previously announced here. Rungang Han, Duke University, Rong Ma, Stanford University, and Chan Park, University of Wisconsin–Madison, will present their papers in a special session at the IMS London meeting (June 27–30, 2022). Rungang Han…

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Nicole Lazar introduces the IMS Committee on Equality and Diversity, which she chairs: Around a year and a half ago, in summer 2020, then-IMS President Regina Liu convened a new Committee on Equality and Diversity. The charge of the Committee, broadly speaking, was to serve as a sounding-board and focal…

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