e-Briefs

Bernoulli Society Bulletin 'E-Briefs' issue 11

CONTENTS

1.- GENERAL NEWS

2 - EVENTS

3 - PRIZES

4 - RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

For information to be considered in the next issue please contact

Dario Spanò (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by April 15, 2012.


2.- GENERAL NEWS

* C(PS)^2 re-assembled. The Committee on Probability and Statistics in the Physical Sciences  (C(PS)^2) has been reassembled since August 2011, under the auspices of the Bernoulli Society. On the new website http://www.aueb.gr/bs-cpsps/ information can be found on C(PS)^2’s mission, membership and activities. Ideas for the organization of workshops or sessions/conferences under the auspices of    C(PS) ^2 in pertinent areas of interest are welcome.


3.- EVENTS

3.1- Events (co)-sponsored by BernSoc.

 

*8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics, Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-14, 2012. <http://www.worldcong2012.org/>

    • - NSF funding for about 20 US-based participants (young, minority and women) to travel to WCPS 2012 (NEW!).

      - TUBITAK travel support for young researchers residing in Turkey

      - World Bank Fund for researchers from developing countries

      - IMU travel grants for researchers from developing countries

      - Elsevier and SPA travel grants

      - IMS/BernSoc childcare initiative.

  • - FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES. There are now a variety of sources of financial support for participation to the World congress, including:

    Details and deadlines at: http://www.worldcong2012.org/?p=financial_support

    -Abstract submission deadline: March 16, 2012. Submit your abstract at http://www.worldcong2012.org/?p=abstract

* The International Summer School in Math Physics III: Probabilistic Aspects of Contemporary Physics 20.06.2012 – 06.07.2012 Feza Gürsey Institute Kandilli, Istanbul – Turkey. This summer school is a satellite meeting of the Istanbul world conference with sponsorship of the Bernoulli Society. http://www.fezagurseysummerschool.com


* Pre-World Congress Meeting of Young Researchers in Probability and Statistics 2012 (PWCYPS 2012). July 6 - 8, 2012, Koç University, Sarıyer, Istanbul, TURKEY.

If you are a student (MS or PhD), post-doc or young researcher in statistics or probability, join 100 other young participants to the pre-World-Congress weekend.

    • - Deadline for abstract submission: April 1.

      - List of speakers and further details: http://pwc2012.ku.edu.tr/

      - For enquiries email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

* “Random Networks & Environments”, Istanbul.  July 16--20, 2012. This is an exciting satellite workshop right after the IMS-Bernoulli World Congress. For the current list of speakers and participants and for updated information, please visit http://www.math.boun.edu.tr/instructors/yilmaz/RNE.html

* 1st Conference of the International Society for Nonparametric Statistics. Chalkidiki, Greece, June 15-19, 2012 and is co-sponsored by the Bernoulli Society. Researchers that are interested in ISNPS and/or would like to participate in its First Conference by giving a contributed talk or poster are encouraged to contact ISNPS at the email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For updated information visit http://www.isnpstat.org .

*  “Long-Range Dependence, Self-Similarity and Heavy Tails”, International Conference in Honor of Professor Murad S. Taqqu. April 19-21, 2012, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.

    • - Deadline for abstract submission: April 1.

      - List of speakers and more details available at        http://lrd2012.web.unc.edu/

* 7th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society, Sydney, Australia, June 19-22, 2012. http://www.bfs2012.com/


* II Asia and Pacific Rim Meetings (APRM).Tsukuba,Japan. July 2-4, 2012.

    - BernSoc with IMS will co-sponsor two special sessions of 105 mins each, with the title: “Research at the Interface of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, I and II”, chaired by S.R.S. Varadhan and Peter Hall.

    - Early registration deadline: April 15, 2012

    - Visit http://ims-aprm2012.org/index.html for more information

* EMS2013. The 29th European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS2013). Budapest, Hungary, 20-25. July 2013.

* SPA 2013. The 2013 congress in Stochastic Processes and their Applications will take place in Boulder, University of Colorado,USA, July 29 - August 2.

- List of plenary speakers available at http://math.colorado.edu/spa2013/


* SPA 2014. The 2014 congress in Stochastic Processes and their Applications will take place in Buenos Aires (Argentina), during the week July 28 - August

1, 2014.


3.2- Other events


* International Summer School onAdvanced Stochastic Methods to Model Risk”, September 9 - 22, 2012, Ulm University, Germany.

- Deadline for applications May31, 2012.

* 16-th Brazilian School of Probability or XVI EBP, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil August 06 to August 11, 2012. Activities will include mini-courses, plenary talks by invited speakers, short communications and posters and more.

* 59th ISI WSC 2013 in Hong Kong http://www.isi2013.hk/

- Call for Short Course Proposals from the ISI Short Course Committee

- IASS Short Courses 201

- Call for Special Topic Sessions Proposals

3. PRIZES

* Bernoulli Society Prize for an outstanding survey article in Probability or Mathematical Statistics. A new committee has been assembled for Statistics articles. Nominations of papers with a focus in Statistics may be submitted to committee chair Peter Hall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. up to January 1st, 2014.  For guidelines see http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/prizes.

5.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES BY THE BERNOULI SOCIETY AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

* Recent issues:

 

- BERNOULLI  18(1)  http://www.bernoulli-society.org/

- SPA 122 (2) and 122 (3) (in progress) http://www.elsevier.com/locate/spa

 

* Co-sponsored open access publications:

* Latest issue of Bernoulli News http://isi.cbs.nl/bnews/index.html

CONTENTS

1.- MEMBERSHIP

2.- GENERAL NEWS

3 - EVENTS

4 - PRIZES

5- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

For information to be considered in the next issue please contact

Dario Spanò (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by January 31, 2012.


1 - MEMBERSHIP

The end of the year is getting closer!  We would like to remind all the E-Brief readers to renew their annual Bernoulli Society membership (simple or joint with ISI and/or IMS). Each membership year runs from January 1 to December 31. You can do it online just by visiting http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/membership. All our best wishes for the new year !

2.- GENERAL NEWS

*Djalil CHAFAÏ ⋅ http://djalil.chafai.net has accepted an appointment by IMS and Bernoulli Society as  managing editor for the Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability. Congratulations on his new appointment !

* IMS and Bernoulli Society have finalized the agreement to co-sponsor a special lecture to honor Oded Schramm, http://imstat.org/Schramm/ .

The Oded Schramm Lecture Endowment Fund has been created. Individual and corporate contributions to support this new IMS/Bernoulli Society jointly sponsored annual lecture in probability are invited at https://secure.imstat.org/secure/orders/schrammcontribution.asp

* IMU-Net 49b: Special issue the Blog on Mathematical Journals.

The IMU and the ICIAM have created a joint working group to discuss the issue of why a rating of  mathematical journals is desirable, and submitted a detailed proposal for journal rating. A blog (http://www.mathunion.org/journals) has been created to involve the mathematical community to contribute to the discussion with inputs and comments on the  proposal. Please visit the blog website for more information.




3.- EVENTS


3.1- Events (co)-sponsored by BernSoc.

 

*8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics. Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-14, 2012. <http://www.worldcong2012.org/>

*. Bernoulli Society is co-sponsoring satellite activities for the 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics in Istanbul:

-(a) Young Statisticians Weekend Workshop

    -(b) Feza Gursey International Summer School in Mathematical Physics III: Probabilistic Aspects of Contemporary Physics, 20 June 2012--06 July 2012.  http://www.fezagurseysummerschool.com/

Also consult the web page http://www.worldcong2012.org/ for regular updates.


* XII CLAPEM  -12th Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics. Viña del Mar, Chile.  March 26-30, 2012.

    -The CLAPEM activities includes thematic sessions, short courses and satellite meetings. Information on the program available at http://clapem2012.mat.puc.cl/

    - Deadline for abstract submission: December 1, 2011


* 7th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society, Sydney, Australia, June 19-22, 2012. <http://www.bfs2012.com/>


* II Asia and Pacific Rim Meetings (APRM).Tsukuba,Japan. July 2-4, 2012.

    - BernSoc with IMS will co-sponsor two special sessions of 105 mins each, with the title: “Research at the Interface of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, I and II”.

    - Elsevier is also providing partial travel support for speakers in this session.

    - Deadline for abstract submission: December 24, 2011

    - Early registration deadline: April 15, 2012

    - Visit http://ims-aprm2012.org/index.html for more information


* EMS2013. The 29th European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS2013). Budapest, Hungary, 20-25. July 2013.


* SPA 2014. The 2014 congress in Stochastic Processes and their Applications will take place in Buenos Aires (Argentina), during the week July 28 - August

1, 2014.


3.2- Other events


* PASI (Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute): Topics in percolative and disordered Systems, Santiago de Chile-Buenos Aires January 2 to 15, 2012.

    - The PASI school will take place with the first week in Santiago, Chile and the second in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    - Consult the website http://pasi2012.mat.puc.cl/ for registration


* ISBA 2012 World Meeting 2 - the premier conference of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). June 25 – 29, 2012, Kyoto, Japan.

4. PRIZES

* Bernoulli Society Prize for an outstanding survey article in Probability or Mathematical Statistics. ,A new committee has been assembled for Statistics focus. Nominations of papers with a focus in Statistics may be submitted to committee chair Peter Hall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. up to January 1st, 2014.

5.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

* Recent issues:

 

- BERNOULLI  17(4)  http://www.bernoulli-society.org/

- SPA 121 (12) and 122 (1)  http://www.elsevier.com/locate/spa


* Co-sponsored open access publications:

* Latest issue of Bernoulli News http://isi.cbs.nl/bnews/index.html

Bernoulli Society Bulletin 'E-Briefs' issue 8

CONTENTS

1.- GENERAL NEWS

2.- EVENTS

3.- CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR DOEBLIN AND OUTSTANDING

SURVEY ARTICLE IN PROBABILITY PRIZES

4.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

For information to be considered in the next issue please contact Carenne Ludena (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Ramses H. Mena (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before September 10, 2011.

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1.- GENERAL NEWS

*Bernoulli Society activities at the Dublin 58th ISI WSC

If you are attending the ISI World Statistics Congress in Dublin (August 21-26), please take note of the following activities organized by the Bernoulli Society and come to the meeting of the General Assembly, on Thursday August 25 from 13:00-15:00pm. Hope to see you there. For information about the GA meeting Agenda see http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/news

- 12 Invited Paper Sessions, including the Panel discussion: New challenges in Mathematical Statistics (IPS009), organized by Peter McCullagh (University of Chicago, USA), on Thursday August 24, from 08.30-10.45, in Wicklow Suite 2B at the Convention Centre.

See http://www.isi2011.ie/content/scientific-programme/ips.htm

- 3 Special Contributed Sessions:

*(STS052) Credit Risk and Levy Processes organized by Wim               Schoutens (University of Leuven, Belgium)

*(ST071) MCMC organized by Gareth Roberts (University of        Warwick, United Kingdom)

*(ST072) Inferential tools based on model selection,            shrinkage and related methods organized by Hannes Leeb  (University of Vienna, Austria)

See http://www.isi2011.ie/content/scientific-programme/sts.html


2.- EVENTS

* 58th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute

(ISI). Dublin, August 21-26, 2011.

Organized or sponsored activities by the BernSoc include:

- Satellite meeting on Dynamic Statistical Models, Copenhagen     Denmark, August 17-19.

More information at http://statistics.ku.dk/isi-satellite/

- ISI Young Statisticians Meeting, Dublin, August 19-21.

- Full scientific program now available at

http://www.scss.tcd.ie/conferences/YSI2011/

 

* 17th European Young Statisticians Meeting. Lisbon, Portugal, September 5-9, 2011.

- Preliminary scientific program available

More information at http://www.fct.unl.pt/17eysm

* 12th Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics. Viña del Mar, Chile.  March 26-30, 2012

- List of invited speakers and invited sessions already available

- Early bird registration: September 30, 2011

- Deadline for abstract submission: November 15, 2011

More information at  http://clapem2012.mat.puc.cl/

* 7th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society, Sydney, Australia, June 19-22, 2012. http://www.bfs2012.com/

* 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics. Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-14, 2012.

- List of main speakers is already available

More information at  http://www.worldcong2012.org/


3.- PRIZES

* ITÔ PRIZE 2011

The Itô Prize 2011 was awarded to Nathalie Eisenbaum and Haya Kaspi for their paper entitled On permanental processes, published in Stochastic Processes and Applications, Volume 119, Issue 5, May 2009, pages 1401-1415. The prize was presented at the2011 SPA Conference, Oaxaca , Mexico (19-24 June, 2011). For more information see

http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/prizes/157

* WOLFGANG DOEBLIN PRIZE 2012

 

The Bernoulli Society welcomes nominations for the first Wolfgang Doeblin Prize to be awarded in the 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics in Istanbul, 2012.

The Prize is to honour the scientific work of Wolfgang Doeblin. It will be awarded for outstanding work in the field of probability, to a single individual who is at the beginning of his or her mathematical career.

Each nomination should offer a brief case in support and should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30th November 2011.

See http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/prizes/158


* BERNOULLI PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING SURVEY ARTICLE IN

PROBABILITY

The Bernoulli Society has initiated a new prize to recognize an

outstanding survey article in probability. The award is biennial, the

first of which  to be presented at the Bernoulli World Congress in the

Summer of 2012.  (Watch for later news about a companion biennial

award in 2014 for mathematical statistics.)

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: According to the award specifications,

nominations exclude self-nominations,  and can otherwise be

submitted to the  committee chair

David Aldous via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nominations should include full name and email address of both the

nominee and nominator, as well as a pdf  file of the published article.

Nominations should be submitted by NOVEMBER 30, 2011.

See http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/prizes/156

4.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

* Recent issues:

- Bernoulli 17(3) http://projecteuclid.org/bj

- SPA 121 (6-9)  http://www.elsevier.com/locate/spa

* Co-sponsored open access publications:

Have a look to the latest articles in ECP, EJP, EJS, Probab. Surveys and Statist Surveys at

http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/publications

* Latest issue of Bernoulli News http://isi.cbs.nl/bnews/index.html

Bernoulli Society Bulletin 'E-Briefs' issue 9

CONTENTS

1.- GENERAL NEWS

2.- EVENTS

3 - PRIZES

4.- OBITUARIES

5.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

For information to be considered in the next issue please contact

Dario Spanò (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  November 10,  2011.

Please join me in welcoming our new editor, Dario Spano, to this edition of Bernoulli EBriefs and, on behalf of the entire membership, to express sincere  thanks to former editors Carenne Ludena and Ramses Mena for an outstanding job these past few years. EBriefs is proving  to be an excellent resource for timely  communication of the many varied activities  and opportunities  available around the world.  Best wishes to all.    Ed Waymire, President

1.- GENERAL NEWS

* Ed Waymire is the new president and Wilfrid Kendall is the new president-elect of the Bernoulli Society. We all wish to congratulate them on their new appointments.

* New lecture series in honor of Oded Schramm.

A new lecture series is being initiated in collaboration with IMS to honor the memory of Oded Schramm. Details will appear in Bernoulli News.


2.- EVENTS

2.1- Events sponsored by BernSoc.

 

*8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics. Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-14, 2012. <http://www.worldcong2012.org/>

* 12th Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics. Viña del Mar, Chile.  March 26-30, 2012

    - List of invited speakers and invited sessions already available

    - Early bird registration: September 30, 2011

    - Deadline for abstract submission: November 15, 2011

    More information at  <http://clapem2012.mat.puc.cl/>

* 7th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society, Sydney, Australia, June 19-22, 2012. <http://www.bfs2012.com/>

- Abstract submission deadline: October 15, 2011



2.2- Other events


* MCQMC 2012, February 13-17, 2012, Sydney, Australia.

    - Biennial meeting devoted to the study of Monte Carlo (MC) and quasi-Monte Carlo (QMC) methods.  Earlybird registration deadline September 30, 2011.

* 2012 PIMS-mprime Summer School in Probability University of British Columbia, Vancouver , Canada, June 4-29, 2012. http://www.math.ubc.ca/Links/ssprob12/

    - The school will include two main courses:  Omer Angel (Interacting Particle Systems) and Gregory Miermont (Random Maps)

    - Preliminary information available on the website. For queries please contact the local organizers: Omer Angel This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Ed Perkins This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Gordon Slade This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

* ISBA 2012 World Meeting 2 - the premier conference of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). June 25 – 29, 2012, Kyoto, Japan.

3. PRIZES

* Bernoulli Prize for an Outstanding Survey article in probability.

    The award is biennial, the first of which  to be presented at the Bernoulli World Congress in the Summer of 2012.

    See http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/prizes/156

    DEADLINE TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS: NOVEMBER 30

    Nominations should be submitted to the committee chaired by David Aldous This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


* Wolfgang Doeblin prize 2012

 

4- OBITUARIES

Paul Meier passed away on August 7,2011 in New York, NY, USA, age 87.  The statistician who promoted the use of randomized trials in medicine is best known for introducing, with Edward L. Kaplan, the Kaplan–Meier estimator, a tool for measuring how many patients survive a medical treatment. Read an obituary at The Lancet website doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61438-4.

5.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

* Recent issues:

 

- SPA 121 (10,11)  http://www.elsevier.com/locate/spa


* Co-sponsored open access publications:

* Latest issue of Bernoulli News http://isi.cbs.nl/bnews/index.html

 

Bernoulli Society Bulletin 'E-Briefs' issue 7

CONTENTS

1.- GENERAL NEWS

2.- EVENTS

3.- SAD NEWS

4.- CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR DOEBLIN AND OUTSTANDING

SURVEY ARTICLE IN PROBABILITY PRIZES

5.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

For information to be considered in the next issue please contact Carenne Ludena (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Ramses H. Mena (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before June 10 2011.

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1.- GENERAL NEWS

* The Council of the Bernoulli Society approved the candidates for President-Elect 2011-2013 and ordinary Council members for 2011-2015 presented by the Nominating Committee.  The Council provided no additional candidates.  Since there is only one candidate for an office, according to the Statutes, the candidates shall be declared elected in the General Assembly during the Dublin ISI World Statistics Congress in August 2011.

-President-Elect:

Wilfrid Kendall, Warwick University http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/staff/academic-research/kendall/

-New Council members from 2011:

Neville Weber http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/neville/

Arturo Kohatsu-Higa http://elis.sigmath.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/~kohatsu/

Mikhail Lifshits http://sites.google.com/site/mlprobability/

Alejandro Ramirez http://www.mat.puc.cl/~aramirez/

Alice Guionnet http://www.umpa.ens-lyon.fr/~aguionne/

Martin Barlow http://www.math.ubc.ca/~barlow/

* The next Ordinary Meeting of the Bernoulli Society General Assembly (GA) will take place at the ISI Dublin WSC on Thursday 25 of August, 2011, from 13.00 to 15.00 hrs. Those members participating in this Congress please write it down in your agenda. All members are welcome  to make suggestions for the Open Floor Discussion part of this GA. Please contact any member of the Bernoulli Society Executive Committee.

*  New international web-based mentor programme for Ph.D students in statistics and probability at universities in developing countries is launched, sponsored by the International Statistical Institute and the Bernoulli Society. Ph.D students enrol the programme by internet and are put in contact with volunteer senior statisticians. The programme is based in Oslo, see http://statmentoring.nr.no to find out more on what the programme does. If you wish to join as mentor, please enrol here: http://statmentoring.nr.no/statmentoring/index.php/Mentor_form. Students can join here: http://statmentoring.nr.no/statmentoring/index.php/Student_forms.


2.- EVENTS

* 7th conference on Stochastic Analysis, Random Fields and Applications Ascona, Switzerland, May 23-27 2011. More information at  http://mathaa.epfl.ch/prob/ascona/2011/index.html

* African Congress of Probability and Statistics (ACPS).  Dakar and Senegal, June 6 - 9, 2011. More information at http://univi.net/spas/ang/spada2.php

* 35th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (35SPA) Oaxaca, Mexico, June 19-24, 2011.

- New information on accommodation and social activities.

- Updated information about Plenary Speakers and Invited Special Sessions is now available.

This and some other info at http://abalontico.matem.unam.mx/SPA/

* 8th Workshop on Bayesian Nonparametrics, Veracruz, Mexico. June 26-30, 2011.

- Early bird registration deadline: May 15, 2011.

- Updated information about the Scientific Program is now available

This and some other info at http://www.bnpworkshop.org/

* 58th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute

(ISI). Dublin, August 21-26, 2011.

Organized or sponsored activities by the BernSoc include:

- 12 invited Paper Sessions and three Special Contributed Sessions

- Satellite meeting on Dynamic Statistical Models, Copenhagen Denmark, August 17-19.

- Early bird registration deadline: June 1, 2011.

More information at http://statistics.ku.dk/isi-satellite/

- ISI Young Statisticians Meeting, Dublin, August 19-21.

- List of invited speakers in now available.

- Early bird registration deadline: July 1, 2011.

See http://www.scss.tcd.ie/conferences/YSI2011/

 

More information on these activities can be found at

http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/news

* 17th European Young Statisticians Meeting. Lisbon, Portugal, September 5-9, 2011.

- Early bird registration deadline:      May 8, 2011.

- Deadline for paper submission: May 31, 2011.

More information at http://www.fct.unl.pt/17eysm

* 7th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society, Sydney, Australia, June 19-22, 2012. http://www.bfs2012.com/

* 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics. Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-14, 2012.

- List of main speakers already available

More information at  http://www.worldcong2012.org/

3.- SAD NEWS

* Patrick Billingsley, Professor of the University of Chicago died April 22, 2011. An obituary will be posted at http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/news

4.- CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR DOEBLIN AND OUTSTANDING

SURVEY ARTICLE IN PROBABILITY PRIZES

* WOLFGANG DOEBLIN PRIZE 2012

 

The Bernoulli Society welcomes nominations for the first Wolfgang Doeblin Prize to be awarded in the 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics in Istanbul, 2012.

The Prize is to honour the scientific work of Wolfgang Doeblin. It will be awarded for outstanding work in the field of probability, to a single individual who is at the beginning of his or her mathematical career.

The Wolfgang Doeblin Prize is generously supported by Springer. The awardee will be invited to submit to the journal Probability Theory and Related Fields a paper for publication as the Wolfgang Doeblin Prize Article, and will also be invited to present a Doeblin Prize Lecture in a later Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications.

Each nomination should offer a brief case in support and should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30th November 2011.


* BERNOULLI PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING SURVEY ARTICLE IN

PROBABILITY

The Bernoulli Society has initiated a new prize to recognize an

outstanding survey article in probability. The award is biennial, the

first of which  to be presented at the Bernoulli World Congress in the

Summer of 2012.  (Watch for later news about a companion biennial

award in 2014 for mathematical statistics.)

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: According to the award specifications,

nominations exclude self-nominations,  and can otherwise be

submitted to the  committee chair

David Aldous via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nominations should include full name and email address of both the

nominee and nominator, as well as a pdf  file of the published article.

Nominations should be submitted by NOVEMBER 30, 2011.

5.- RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BernSoc OFFICIAL AND

SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

* Recent issues:

- Bernoulli 17(2) http://projecteuclid.org/bj

- SPA 121 (5)  http://www.elsevier.com/locate/spa

* Co-sponsored open access publications:

Have a look to the latest articles in ECP, EJP, EJS, Probab. Surveys and Statist Surveys at

http://www.bernoulli-society.org/index.php/publications

* Latest issue of Bernoulli News http://isi.cbs.nl/bnews/index.html
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