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2016 Meetings Around the World


15th Winter school on Mathematical Finance

January 25, 2016 – January 27, 2016

Lunteren, The Netherlands

15th winter school on mathematical finance with minicourses by Dirk Becherer and Fred Espen Benth, special invited lectures by Nicole Bäuerle, Sara Biagini and Thorsten Schmidt.


12th German Probability and Statistics Days 2016 – Bochumer Stochastik-Tage

March 1, 2016 – March 4, 2016

Bochum, Germany

The DMV-Fachgruppe Stochastik organizes jointly with the Ruhr-Universität Bochum the 12th German Probability and Statistics Days 2016 – Bochumer Stochastik-Tage. In the tradition of the previous conferences, this meeting provides an international forum for presentation and discussion of new results in the area of probability and statistics. Contributed talks will be given in 12 sections devoted to specific topics; the highlight of each section will be one invited main talk.


UK Easter Probability Meeting 2016: Random Structures Arising in Physics and Analysis

April 4, 2016 – April 8, 2015

Lancaster, United Kingdom

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Amanda Turner

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)


International Conference on Information Complexity and Statistical Modeling in High Dimensions with Applications (IC-SMHD-2016)

May 18, 2016 – May 21, 2016

Cappadocia, Turkey

As part of the conference, IC-SMHD-2016 will feature a Festschrift honoring Prof. Dr. Hamparsum (Ham) Bozdogan, Toby McKenzie Professor at the University of Tennessee, for his outstanding contributions not just to the domain of information complexity and model selection enterprise in high-dimensions, but also to his international outreach contributions in disseminating statistical knowledge to the young future scholars from many different countries, including Turkey.


Second International Congress on Actuarial Science and Quantitative Finance

June 15, 2016 – June 18, 2016

Cartagena, Colombia

The event covers diverse areas of quantitative finance and actuarial science. Also, the Congress would provide space to debate on topics related to these areas. Topics of interest are teaching, research, technical regulation and business practice in Andean and Caribbean regions, and its inter-relation with the rest of the world.

Stochastic Networks Conference

June 20, 2016 – June 24, 2016

La Jolla, California, USA

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Haya Kaspi, Amber Puha, & Ruth Williams

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

Fourth IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting

June 27, 2016 – June 30, 2016

Hong Kong, China

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics Asia Pacific Rim Meeting series promotes interaction and networking among statisticians and probabilitists from Asia, the Pacific Rim, and other parts of the world. The previous three meetings were successfully held in Seoul, Tsukuba, and Taipei. We are pleased to announce that the fourth meeting will take place on the beautiful campus of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, during the period of June 27–30, 2016. The program covers recent developments and the state-of-the-art in a variety of modern research topics in statistics and probability. For more information, you may contact the program chairs: Ming-Yen Cheng ( and Xuming He (

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)

3rd Barcelona Summer School on Stochastic Analysis

June 27, 2016 – July 1, 2016

Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona Summer School on Stochastic Analysis is a one-week scientific activity consisting mainly of courses addressed to PhD students and young researchers on current research topics in Stochastic Analysis. Selected participants are also given the opportunity to deliver short talks or to display posters.


WNAR Annual Meeting​ in conjunction with​ XXVIIIth International​ Biometric Conference

July 10, 2016 – July 15, 2016

​Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

The conference will be held at the Victoria Conference Centre, adjacent to the famous Empress Hotel.

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

World Congress of Probability and Statistics/IMS Annual Meeting

July 11, 2016 – July 15, 2016

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scientific Program Chair, Alison Etheridge

Local Organizing Chair, Tom Salisbury

(IMS Sponsored Meeting)

2016 Joint Statistical Meetings

July 30, 2016 – August 4, 2016

Chicago, Ilinois, USA


(IMS Sponsored Meeting)


The 10th ICSA International Conference

December 19, 2016 – December 22, 2016

Shanghai, China

IMS Representative(s) on Program Committees: Ming Yuan, University of Wisconsin-Madison

(IMS Co-sponsored Meeting)