26th European Meeting of Statisticians, Torun 2006

The Report
on 26th EMS 2006,
Bernoulli News,
Vol. 13, No 2
(Nov. 2006)
EMS 2006
Conference office
Final scientific program
Conference and hotel locations
Contributed talks
and posters
List of accepted talks
and posters
New schedule
Complete Program
and advertising
How to get to Toruń

Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń
Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province, Poland
XXVI European Meeting of Statisticians
will be held in Torun, Poland,
from 24th till 28th of July 2006

The European Meetings of Statisticians are among main events for European and world statistics and probability. The meetings provide a natural forum for exchange of ideas and learning about the latest scientific developments. By principle the program is broad and appeals to researchers at any age and from all regions of Europe.

The town of Toruń, located over the biggest river of Poland, Vistula, is famous for being the place where Nicolaus Copernicus was born in 1473. Toruń's main attraction is "The Medieval Town of Toruń", as inscribed in The World Heritage List. The Old Town of Toruń is an example of a small historic trading city that preserves to a remarkable extent its original street pattern and outstanding early buildings, and which provides an exceptionally complete picture of the medieval way of life. At present The Old Town is a charming and lively place for entertainment and cultural events. Inexpensive!

The Nicolaus Copernicus University is the main organizing institution of the conference. The university serves to more than 40 thousands of students and its campus offers perfect conditions for the conference.

Here you can collect some impressions of Toruń and the university.

The Scientific Program Committee (chaired by Herold Dehling) has appointed the following speakers for main talks.

Opening Lecture: GARETH ROBERTS
Forum Lectures: SØREN JOHANSEN
Closing Lecture: FRIEDRICH GÖTZE

Special Invited Speakers:

Chris Glasbey, Marie Huskova, Thomas Mikosch, Brian Ripley, Tomasz Rolski, Donatas Surgailis

During the conference there will be 24 invited paper sessions and a special invited session in memory of Alexander Nagaev, a member of the SPC for EMS 2006, who died on 10 February, 2005. Ildar A. Ibragimov, Vygantas Paulauskas and Albert N. Shiryayev announced participation in this special invited session.

Contributed paper and poster sessions will be organized depending on the topic, number and quality of submitted papers. People willing to organize a contributed paper session are encouraged to contact local organizers: ems2006@umk.pl

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 1 May, 2006.

The deadline for hotel booking is 15 May, 2006.

The deadline for registration is 15 June, 2006.

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