The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) and the Center for Analytical Finance (CAFIN) at UCSC welcome you to the Spring 2016 AMS/CAFIN Workshop and Distinguished Lecture.

Topic: Recent Advances in Modeling and Decision Making Under Uncertainty.

Location: Engineering 2, Room 180 (Simularium). MapParking Information: Visitors and guests may purchase a temporary 1-Day permit from the Main Entrance Kiosk located on Coolidge Drive, between the hours of 7:00am and 1:00pm, Monday through Friday. From 1:00pm to 5:00pm all permits must be purchased at the TAPS Sales Office. Additional information is available here

Date: Monday April 18, 2016

Registration: Please let us know that you will be attending the workshop by Monday April 11 2016. Register here for the workshop. Note that this event is free and no registration fee is requested, however, you are welcome to give a donation to the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics here

Distinguished Talk: Prof. Mike West (Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke University) will be delivering the Spring 2016 CAFIN Distinguished Talk. Title: Bayesian Predictive Synthesis

Confirmed Speakers

Poster Session: The workshop will close with a poster session. We encourage all the participants to present a poster. Register your poster here by Monday April 11.

Schedule (Tentative)

  • 1:15-1:30: Welcome
  • 1:30-2:00: Eric Aldrich
  • 2:00-2:30: Ricardo Lemos
  • 2:30-3:00: Dan Merl
  • 3:00-3:30: Coffee Break
  • 3:30-5:00: AMS/CAFIN Distinguished Talk by Prof. Mike West
  • 5:00-6:30: Poster Session