May 1

Registration is required--please click here to register!

Early bird rates available through Tuesday, April 18th at 4:00 pm.

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks, Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University

9:00 am - 10:15 am Featured Discussion: What Bayes did, and (more to my point) what Bayes did not do
Speaker: Arthur Dempster, Harvard University
Discussant: Glenn Shafer, Rutgers University

10:15 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 am - 12:00 noon Invited Session
Ryan Martin, North Carolina State University, "Confidence, probability, and plausibility"
Jan Hannig, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, "Generalized Fiducial Inference: Current Challenges"
Nanny Wermuth, Chalmers University, "Characterising model classes by prime graphs and by statistical properties"

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Poster Session with Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Featured Discussion: Using rates of incoherence to refresh some old "foundational" debates
Speaker: Teddy Seidenfeld, Carnegie Mellon University
Discussant: Christian Robert, University of Warwick/Paris-Dauphine

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Invited Session
Alfred Hero, University of Michigan, "Continuum limits of shortest paths"
Daniel Roy, University of Toronto, "On Extended Admissible Procedures and their Nonstandard Bayes Risk"

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Panel: Views from the Rising Stars
Panelists: Ruobin Gong, Harvard University; Jan Hannig, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Keli Liu, Stanford University; Ryan Martin, North Carolina State; Tyler VanderWeele, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Moderator: Pierre Jacob, Harvard University

7:00 pm Evening Banquet*
Speaker: Stephen Stigler, University of Chicago, "Risky Business"
*Registration required to attend