Invited Program – All talks are in McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall 1055

Wednesday May 16

Thursday May 17

Friday May 18

Saturday May 19


Breakfast 7:30 – 8:45





Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall

8:45   9:00

Opening Remarks

Classification, nonparametric regression: high dimensional data

Recent Advances in Non and Semiparametric Modeling

Multiple Testing and

Subgroup analysis


Plenary Speaker

Erich L Lehmann

Wei-Yin Loh

Debashis Paul

Kjell Doksum

Xihong Lin

Peter Mueller

Juliet P Shaffer


Young Investigators

Yaacov Ritov

Naisyin Wang

Susie Bayarri


Brisa N. Snchez




10:30 – 10:50

Jos Enrique Figueroa

Coffee Break  10:30 – 10:50

Coffee Break

Coffee Break


Yolanda Muoz Maldonado

Plenary Speaker 10:50

Plenary Speaker 10:50

Plenary Speaker 10:50


Farinaz Koushanfar

Rodrigo Bauelos

Lawrence D Brown

Peter J Huber


Lunch 12:00 – 1:15

Lunch 11:50 – 1:15

Lunch 11:50 – 1:15

Plenary Speaker 11:50


Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall

Duncan Hall

Willem van Zwet (?)

1:15 – 3:00

Genomics and magnetic resonance


Sunduz Keles

Probability, Lvy Processes and


Victor Perez-Abreu

Inference for Substructures: Clustering, Mixtures,

Bruce G. Lindsay



1:00 – 2:30


Shaw-Hwa Lo

Davar Khoshnevisan

Yuewu Xu

or 12:00 -1:30


Young K. Truong

Christian Houdre

Yongzhao Shao


3:00 – 3:20

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break


3:20   4:20

Plenary Speaker

Peter J Bickel

Plenary Speaker

Stephen M Stigler

Plenary Speaker

James O Berger


4:20 – 6:05

Optimality in Bioinformatics: Theory vs Practice

Multiplicity: Developments and current issues

Kjell Doksum: Chair



Marina Vannucci

Charles Lewis

Jane-Ling Wang



Chad Shaw

Helmut Finner

Kam-Wah Tsui



Rudy Guerra

Ajit C. Tamhane





Banquet Ballroom Rice Allen Ctr





Cash Bar/Music 6:45 – 7:30

Dinner/Music 7:30 - 10:00