e-Briefs

Dear Bernoulli Society members,

This is the first issue of the Bernoulli E-Briefs, an electronic Bulletin of the BS intended as a device to share in brief manner latest news and relevant information with all members of our society, in tight collaboration with the Bernoulli News which is published twice a year and our website http://isi.cbs.nl/BS/bshome.htm. Thus, the character of the three communication channels would be complementary to each other. Bernoulli E-Briefs will arrive directly to the BS members' email inbox five times per year in February, April, June, September and November. It will include up to date brief information and will bring your attention to programmed events and their important deadlines, links to recently released official or co-sponsored publications of the BS, special funding opportunities, job offers, prizes as well as advances and summary notices of forthcoming articles in the Bernoulli News. All members are welcome to send information they would like to have posted promptly in brief manner. We hope you find it useful.

The editors, Carenne Ludena and Ramses H. Mena
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Contents

1. General News

2. Events

3. Sad News

4. Editorial News

5. News from Standing Committees

6. Prizes and funding

7. Recently released issues of BS official and sponsored publications

8. Membership

1. GENERAL NEWS

*20.10.2010 has been declared the first World Statistics Day

by the Statistical Commission of the United Nations.

2. EVENTS

*34th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Application in Osaka,

Japan, September 6-10.

Registration is now open. Important deadlines include

* Early Discount: 31 May, 2010

* Registration to Participate: 15 August, 2010

* Registration of Abstracts: 30 June, 2010

* Application for Contributed Talk: 31 May, 2010

* Application for Poster Session: Around End of July, 2010

Further information http://stokhos.shinshu-u.ac.jp/SPA2010/

(limited funds from the ISI's World Bank Fund to attend this event for

applicants from developing countries: details in Prizes and Funding)

*28th European Meeting of Statisticians, Piraeus, Greece, August 17-22.

Deadline for contributed talks and posters, 20 April 2010.

http://www.unipi.gr/ems2010/

(limited funds to ISI Sections from the ISI's World Bank Fund to attend

this event for applicants from developing countries: details in Prizes

and Funding).

*ICM Satellite Conference on Probability and Stochastic Processes

Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, August 13-17.

Deadline for contributed talks and posters, 15 March 2010.

http://www.isibang.ac.in/~statmath/icmprobsat/

*Fifth International Workshop in Applied Probability

Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, July 5-8, 2010

Deadlines for contributed talks, 5 March 2010.

http://www.fundacion.uc3m.es/IWAP2010/Index.html

*10th International Vilnius Conference on Probability and Mathematical

Statistics in Vilnius, Lithuania, June 28-July 2 2010.

http://www.vilniusconference10.com

3. SAD NEWS

*Miguel Angel Arcones died on December 30, 2009. See obituary at

http://isi.cbs.nl/BS/obituary-miguel-angel-arcones.htm

4. EDITORIAL NEWS

*Richard Davis new Editor of Bernoulli, starting January, 2010.

*David Ruppert new Editor of the Electronic Journal of Statistics (EJS),

starting January 2010.

*Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the International Statistical

Review on Energy Statistics.

http://isi.cbs.nl/ISR/Call_for_Papers_EnergyStatistics.pdf

5. NEWS FROM STANDING COMMITTEES

*The new chair of the Committee for Conferences on Stochastic Processes

(CCSP) is James Norris, Cambridge, UK. See the whole new composition of

the CCSP at http://isi.cbs.nl/BS/bsCCSP.htm

6. PRIZES AND FUNDING

*ISI's World Bank Fund offers limited funding for applicants from

developing countries to attend the 34th Conference on Stochastic

Processes and their Applications and the 28th European Meeting of

Statisticians. See http://isi.cbs.nl/BS/WorldBankFunds-info.htm

7. RECENTLY RELEASED ISSUES OF BS OFFICIAL AND SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS

*Recent issues:

Bernoulli 16(1) http://projecteuclid.org/bj

SPA 120(4) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03044149

*Co-sponsored open access publications http://isi.cbs.nl/BS/bshome.htm

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

*Deadline for next issue of Bernoulli News is March 31, 2010

8. MEMBERSHIP

*Remember to renew your 2010 membership; prices are the same as for 2009

*For 2010 Ph.D. students join Bernoulli Society for free and new members and post-docs obtain 50% reduced membership rate.

*Do you know all the benefits of the membership of the Bernoulli Society?

Visit our website http://isi.cbs.nl/BS/bshome.htm

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