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NESS 2010 Sponsors:

Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Harvard University

Department of Statistics
Harvard University

Microsoft

Google




Harvard NESS 2010
Planning Committee:


Edo Airoldi (Program Chair)
Department of Statistics
Email: airoldi at stat.harvard.edu

Dale Rinkel (Local Co-Chair)
Department of Statistics
Email: symposia at stat.harvard.edu

Steve Finch (Local Co-Chair)
Department of Statistics
Email: symposia at stat.harvard.edu

   
Program at a Glance

All sessions will be held at the Harvard University Science Center. To view a PDF file of all Symposium talks (abstracts, speakers, times and locations), click here.


Friday, April 16, 2010

  12:00pm Registration & Coffee
  12:30 --
3:30pm
Short Course I:
"Quantitative Financial Modelling in the Post-Lehman Landscape"

Stephen Blyth, Harvard University and Harvard Management Company
  12:30 --
3:30pm
Short Course II:
"Statistical Software for Genomic and Clinical Data Processing"

Curtis Huttenhower, Harvard University; Florian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute
  3:30pm Coffee Break
  3:45 --
6:45pm
Short Course III:
"Statistical Elements of Complex Networks"

Edoardo Airoldi and Joseph Blitzstein, Harvard University
  6:45pm Break
  7:00 --
9:00pm
Short Course IV:
"Research Cultivation and Culmination: How to Get Your Paper Published (Eventually)"

Joseph Blitzstein and Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University
(includes dinner, TBA)


Saturday, April 17, 2010

  9:30am Registration & Coffee
  10:00 --
10:15am
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Lecture Hall D
Xiao-Li Meng, Stat Dept Chair and
Jeremy Bloxham, Harvard FAS Dean of Science
  10:15 --
11:15am
Keynote Presentation 1, Lecture Hall D:
"Largest Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors in Multivariate Analysis"

Iain Johnstone, Stanford University
  11:15am Coffee Break
  11:30 --
1:00pm
Parallel Paper Sessions A
  1:00pm Lunch
  2:15 --
3:15pm
Keynote Presentation 2, Lecture Hall D:
"Interdisciplinarity in the Age of Networks"
Jennifer Tour Chayes, Microsoft Research New England
  3:15pm Coffee Break
  3:30 --
5:00pm
Parallel Paper Sessions B
  5:00 --
6:30pm
Parallel Paper Sessions C
  6:30 --
9:00pm
Closing Reception
(location TBA)