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SSA NSW Branch: June Meeting - Time Series: A Conference Honouring Prof William Dunsmuir

  • 21 May 2019 10:44 PM
    Message # 7353474
    Runze Alexander Xu (Administrator)

    For our June event, we have a special event with a collection of speakers to honour our past president Prof William Dunsmuir, including a talk by Prof Dunsmuir himself. The event will be held at UNSW starting from 5pm. 

    Please register for this event here.

    Date:  Thu, 6th June 2019

    5:00pm - 5:10pm: Welcome: Prof Bruce Henry (UNSW) & Dr Doug Shaw (SSA)
    5:10pm - 5:25pm: Prof Sue Wilson, ANU & UNSW
    5.25pm - 5.40pm: Dr Feng Chen, UNSW
    5.40pm - 5.55pm: A/Prof David Scott, Auckland
    5.55pm - 6.10pm: Dr Kylie-Anne Richards, UTS
    6.10pm - 6.30pm: Refreshments
    6.30pm - 7.00pm: Prof Richard Davis, Columbia
    7.00pm - 7.30pm: Prof William Dunsmuir, UNSW
    7.30pm - 8.00pm: Drinks

    Venue: Red Center RC-4082, University of New South Wales, Kensington

    Time Series: A Conference Honouring Prof William Dunsmuir

    An Irregular 45 Year Time Series
    Prof. Sue Wilson, ANU & UNSW
    Bio:  Sue Wilson is Emeritus Professor in the Mathematical Sciences Institute, ANU, and at UNSW is (part time) Senior Statistical Consultant in Stats Central as well as associated with the School of Mathematics and Statistics. She is an Honorary Life Member of the International Biometric Society and inaugural Senior Fellow of the Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society.

    My work and experiences with Prof William Dunsmuir
    Dr. Feng Chen, UNSW
    Bio:  Dr Feng Chen is a Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW
    Sydney. His research interests include Point Processes, Recurrent Event Data Analysis,
    Nonparametric Methods, Asymptotic Theory, Statistical Computing, and Applied Statistics.

    Significant Effects, Statistical and Personal
    A/Prof David Scott, Auckland
    Bio: David Scott retired from his position as Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Auckland in 2017. He previously worked at La Trobe University, Sheffield University, Bond University and Colorado State University.

    The impact of marks and mentors
    Dr. Kylie-Anne Richards, UTS
    Bio: Kylie-Anne Richards is a lecturer at UTS. Previously, Kylie worked in financial markets for almost 15 years, with a career change inspired during her doctoral studies under Professor William Dunsmuir’s supervision.

    William and me: a 40 year retrospective
    Prof. Richard Davis, Columbia
    Bio:  Richard Davis is Chair and Howard Levene Professor of Statistics at Columbia University.  He was
    president of IMS in 2015-16, Editor-in-Chief of Bernoulli Journal 2010-12 and awarded (together with
    collaborator W.T.M Dunsmuir) the Koopmans Prize for Econometric Theory in 1998.

    Large sample theory for detecting the impact of marks in Hawkes self exciting point processes
    Prof. William Dunsmuir
    Bio: William Dunsmuir is a Professor of Statistics at UNSW. He is a past President of the SSAI and an Honorary Life Member. 

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