July 19-21, 2012
University of Manitoba
This workshop aims at covering various new developments in the
theory and applications of statistics, probability, and stochastic
processes, with particular emphasis on applications in health,
engineering, social and environmental sciences. These areas reflect
current research interests and achievements by members of the
Department of Statistics as well as those areas identified in the
Department’s Strategic Plan. This meeting will be an excellent
opportunity for the Department’s faculty members and graduate
students, interested professionals from other departments and
industry to learn and assess current and emerging statistical
Our confirmed keynote speaker is Prof. N. Balakrishnan of McMaster
University who is known for his work in many areas of statistics.
There will be a special session in honour of Professor John
Brewster who retired from the University of Manitoba on January 1,
2012. Our special invited speaker for this session is Professor Jim
Zidek from University of British Columbia.
We are now accepting abstracts for poster presentations. An award
of 500 dollars will be presented at the meeting for the best
poster. The deadline for poster abstract submission is May 1 2012.
For abstract submission,
The venue of the meeting is 100 St. Paul's College.
Workshop dinner is complimentary for all registered participants
and will be held on July 20 at
There will be a sunset cruise on the evening of July 19.
Please note that this social event has an additional fee.
The M.S. River Rouge - Sunset Cruise
Date and Time: July 19, 7-10:00pm.
Meals: Available for purchase on board.
Fee: $30 ( includes admission to the cruise and transportation).
Final program as of June 28, 2012.
See the abstracts.
list of speakers.
list of registered participants.
See the poster.