Bernoulli Society Bulletin e-Briefs

Issue 55, April 2023





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General News



The General Assembly 2023

The Bernoulli Society General Assembly has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, 2023, from 17:50 till 18:30, during the 64th ISI World Statistics Congress in Ottawa.


Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2024 - call for applications

The Bernoulli Society welcomes applications to the New Researcher Award 2024. Eligible candidates are active researchers in Probability Theory who obtained the PhD degree on or after April 30th, 2018, and who are regular members of the Bernoulli Society. An extension may be given to those having had disruptions after receiving the PhD, such as parenthood. Diversity among the awardees is one of the Society's goals, and therefore women and members of under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should apply through the web form https://forms.gle/3S7sHWMigeE5R48k9 and send the required documents to the e-mail address indicated in the form. The deadline is April 30th, 2023.


Bernoulli Society and Royal Statistical Society David G. Kendall Award for Young Researchers – call for nominations

This joint BS and RSS Award is in honor of David G. Kendall, who was the first president of the Bernoulli Society, and was awarded the Guy Medal in Silver (1955) and in Gold (1981) of the RSS. The 2023 edition of the award is organized for young researchers in Mathematical Statistics. Nominees should be researchers with significant achievements and great potential in their research field, who are members of either the Bernoulli Society or the Royal Statistical Society, and who obtained their PhD after January 1st, 2015. The nomination process is open from April 1st and closes on June 30th. The award committee considers nominations and agrees a winner before September 30th. For complete call see: https://www.bernoullisociety.org/news


The winners of Ito Prize 2023

The prize honors the memory and celebrates the legacy of Professor Kiyosi Itô and his seminal contributions to probability theory. It is awarded every two years to the best paper in Stochastic Processes and their Applications published in a period of two years. The winner of Ito Prize 2023 are Alexander Iksanov (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine) and Andrey Pilipenko (Institute of Mathematics of Ukrainian National Academy of Science & Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine) for their paper "On a skew stable Lévy process", published online on 14 November 2022.


COPSS Award Recipients 2023

The COPSS had four awards this year: Presidents' Award (to be announced at JSM 2023 in Toronto), Distinguished Achievement Award and Lectureship (Bin Yu, PhD University of California, Berkeley), F. N. David Award (Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health), G. W. Snedecor Award (Michael Kosorok, PhD UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health), Emerging Leader Awards Awards (Gongiun Xu, PhD University of Michigan; Edgar Dobrihan, PhD University of Pennsylvania, Los Angeles; Jingyi Jessica Li, PhD University of California, Los Angeles; Lorin Crawford, PhD Microsoft Corporation & Brown University; Peng Ding, PhD University of California, Berkeley; Yates Coley, PhD Kaiser Permanente Washington, Health Research Institute; Avi Feller, PhD, University of California, Berkeley; Veronika Rockova, PhD University of Chicago). More details are available at https://community.amstat.org/copss/home.


Highlighted events

34th European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS)

July 3-7, 2023
Warsaw, Poland

The European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS), sponsored by the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society, is the main statistics conference in Europe. Statisticians of all ages and from all regions will meet to exchange ideas and discuss the latest developments in the broad field of statistics and probability theory. The next EMS will be held in Warsaw in July 2023. The deadlines for submission of contributed papers and early bird payment for the European Meeting of Statisticians 2023 to take place July 3-7 in Warsaw, Poland, have been prolonged (till March 31 and May 5, 2023, respectively). See https://ems2023.org/important_dates.

43rd Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA)

July 24-28, 2023
Lisbon, Portugal

SPA Conferences are organised under patronage of the Bernoulli Society and can justifiably be regarded as the most important international scientific meeting on the theory and applications of stochastic processes. They are held annually except for the years when the World Congress in Probability and Statistics takes place. The next conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. The deadline for submission of contributed papers has been prolonged till April 30, 2023. See https://www.spa2023.org/abstractsubmission.



Events sponsored and co-sponsored by Bernoulli Society


Extreme Value Analysis (EVA 2023)

June 26 - July 1, 2023
Milan, Italy

The conference brings together researchers in Extreme Value Theory, Methods and its Applications. The conference will be hosted by Bocconi University. The prolonged deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2023.

XVI Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (CLAPEM)

July 10 – 14, 2023
São Paulo, SP, Brazil

CLAPEM, promoted by the Latin American Society of Probability and Mathematical Statistics (SLAPEM) and the Latin American Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society, is the main event in these fields in the region. A traditional program in a CLAPEM includes a series of short courses to introduce graduate students and young colleagues to major areas of current research and a series of invited plenary talks, invited sessions, and general poster and oral communication sessions. The early bird registration deadline is April 15, 2023. The authors of contributed sessions, talks, and posters have to pay the registration fee before June 10, 2023.


64th World Statistics Congress 2023

July 16-20, 2023
Ottawa, Canada

The congress series is organized by the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Bernoulli Society is participating in the series as an association of ISI. It brings together statisticians and data scientists from academia, health sector and business, junior and senior professionals, in an inviting environment. The early bird registration deadline is April 17, 2023 (see https://www.isi2023.org/conferences/ottawa-2023/registration-fees/).


6th IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting

January 4 – 7, 2024
Melbourne, Australia

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics APRM will provide an excellent forum for scientific communications and collaborations for the researchers in Asia and the Pacific Rim, and promote communications and collaborations between the researchers in this area and those from other parts of the world. The program covers a wide range of topics in statistics and probability, presenting recent developments and the state of the art in a variety of modern research topics and in applications Invited session proposals are now being considered. The proposals for Invited Sessions should be submited before 11:30pm AEST on April 16, 2023.



Bernoulli-IMS 11th World Congress in Probability and Statistics

August 12 – 16, 2024
Bochum, Germany

Held every four years, the Congress is a worldwide event covering all branches of statistics and probability. This includes theoretical, methodological, applied and computational statistics and probability, as well as stochastic processes. The latest scientific developments in all of these fields are showcased. It will be held at The Department of Mathematics at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.



Ongoing Seminars


The meeting of One world probability seminar is scheduled for April 12, 2023 (see https://www.owprobability.org/one-world-probability-seminar) while the next meeting of One World Extremes Seminar is scheduled for April 21, 2023 (see https://sites.google.com/view/ow-extremes/).


Job Offers


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer & Data Science at IE University, Madrid, Spain

IE University's School of Science and Technology (Sci-Tech) invites qualified applicants for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Computer and Data Science beginning September 2023, in Madrid. We are currently offering 6 positions in this area, which will remain open until filled with suitable candidates. Applications can be submitted here: https://apply.interfolio.com/36317/positions. Pre-submission inquiries about the open positions may be addressed to Manuele Leonelli (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Statistics at The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Statistics in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (2 posts) (Ref.: 519748), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to successful Associate Professor applicants.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, or related disciplines and be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and research in Statistics. Enquiries about the post should be sent to the Head of Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/519748/tenuretrack-associate-professorassistant-professor-in-statistics-2-posts ). There, one can find all details about the application process. The review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2024 or until the posts are filled.



Recent Issues of Official and Sponsored Publications


Official publications of the Bernoulli Society

Bernoulli https://projecteuclid.org/journals/bernoulli

Stochastic Processes and their Applications https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/stochastic-processes-and-their-applications

SpringerBriefs in Probability and Mathematical Statistics https://www.springer.com/series/14353

Co-sponsored publications

Have a look at http://www.bernoullisociety.org/index.php/publications for the latest articles in Electronic Communications in Probability, Electronic Journal of Probability, Electronic Journal of Statistics, Probability Surveys, Statistics Surveys, and ALEA.

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