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You can see some photos from this year’s IMS annual meeting, at JSM in Denver, in the September 2019 issue. Download the PDF here.

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Megan Othus reports: The 2019 Annual Meeting of the WNAR/IMS was hosted by Oregon Health Science University from June 23–26, with over 280 participants. In addition to WNAR’s yearly partnership with IMS, this year we also partnered with the Japanese Region (JR) of IBS to promote international collaborations. There were…

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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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This year’s speaker at the 25th Pfizer Distinguished Statistician Series will be Professor Arthur P. Dempster from Harvard University. The colloquium will take place on October 23, 2019, in Storrs, CT. The interview will be conducted by Nan Laird (Harvard University), Ruobin Gong (Rutgers University), and Peng Ding (University of…

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Modern Applied Probability: a workshop in celebration of Sergey Foss’s 65th birthday, was held May 15–17, 2019, at the International Center for Mathematical Sciences, at The Bayes Centre in Edinburgh, UK. Takis Konstantopoulos reports:   This workshop was organized by two former students (Denis Denisov, University of Manchester, and Seva…

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