Fan's Conference Program

Tentative Program

TUESDAY, October 16th
Topics Time Duration Speakers Affiliations
Continental Breakfast 8:00     30
Opening Remarks 8:30 30 Peter March Director, NSF-DMS
Debbie Lockhart Executive Officer, NSF-DMS
Iain Johnstone Stanford University
1. Statistics in Biological Sciences
[Chair, Peter Bickel]
9:00 25 Wing Wong Stanford University
25 Xihong Lin Harvard University
15 Sam Kou Harvard University
40 Discussion
Break 10:45 30
2. Sparsity
[Chair, Iain Johnstone]
11:15 25 David Donoho Stanford University
35 Discussion
Lunch Panel 12:15 Mary Ellen Bock Purdue University
Alan Karr NISS
Bruce Lindsay Penn State University
3. Computer Models
[Chair, Jim Berger]
1:45 25 Doug Nychka NCAR
15 Chris Jones UNC-Chapel Hill
30 Discussion
4. Statistics in Particle & Astro-physics
[Chair, Tom Kurtz]
2:55 25 Harrison Prosper Florida State University
15 Larry Wasserman Carnegie Mellon Univ.
30 Discussion [Berger starts]
Break 4:05 30
5. Economics/Finance/Risk Management
[Chair, Jianqing Fan]
4:35 25 Chris Sims Princeton University
25 Paul Embrechts ETH
30 Discussion
5:55 Adjourn
6-7:15
Reception at the MAA
7:30 Dinner at the Dupont Grille
WEDNESDAY, October 17th
Topics Time Duration Speakers Email
6. Machine Learning
[Chair, Bin Yu]
8:30 25 Andrew Nobel UNC-Chapel
25 Mike Jordan UC-Berkeley
40 Discussion
Break 10:00 30
7. Network Modeling 10:30 25 Mark Handcock University of Washington
[Chair:  Steve Fienberg] 25 David Blei Princeton University
40 Discussion
Lunch 12:00
Wrap-up Discussions 1:30 Led by:
Report outlining: introduction and themes Session Chairs
3:00 Adjourn