Lectures and Addresses
If you weren’t at the Joint Statistical Meetings this year, you can still watch four of the plenary sessions. These videos are at https://ww2.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2019/webcasts/ASA President’s Address: Reinforcing the Impact of Statistics on Society, Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia • ASA President’s Invited Address: Coming to Our Census: How…

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Richard Tweedie (1947–2001) played a significant role throughout his career as a mentor. The Tweedie New Researcher Award, created in his memory, provides funds for travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers Conference. Nominate by December 1, 2019: https://www.imstat.org/ims-awards/

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Antonio (Tuca) Auffinger and Greg Lawler report: Northwestern University hosted the 41st Stochastic Processes and their Applications conference July 8 –12, 2019, with 277 registered participants coming from 34 different countries. The most represented were the USA, Canada, Germany, Mexico, and the UK. The conference program consisted of 13 plenary…

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Each year the IMS selects special named and medallion lectures. In 2020, there will be the Wald and Blackwell lectures, and eight medallion lectures, as well as two joint IMS/BS lectures, the Doob and Schramm lectures. At next year’s Joint Statistical Meetings (August 1–6, 2020, in Philadelphia, PA) there will…

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Charles Bordenave gave a Medallion Lecture at the INFORMS-APS 2019 meeting, which took place July 3–5, 2019, in Brisbane, Australia. He is pictured here with Ruth Williams. You can read the preview of his lecture here.…

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