College of LAS Events

Back to Listing

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email the contact person for the event.
Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.

Asymptotic Theory, Robust Statistics, and Quantile Regression: A Workshop Celebrating the Contributions of Stephen Portnoy

Event Type
Department of Statistics
wifi event
Oct 16, 2021   All Day
Originating Calendar
Department of Statistics Event Calendar

I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S. 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820

*This will be a hybrid event taking place on Zoom and at the iHotel*

Workshop Chair: Xuming He (University of Michigan)

Workshop Co-Chair: Xiaofeng Shao (University of Illinois)
Event Schedule

Program Abstract Booklet

Morning Session Zoom Link: 8:50 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)
Afternoon Session Zoom Link: 1:20 PM - 5:30 PM (CST)

8.50-9.00 Welcome from Xiaofeng Shao (Committee Co-chair) and Bo Li (Department Chair)

Session 1: Chair (Xiaofeng Shao)

9:00-9.40 Roger Koenker, University College London (in person)

9:40-10:10 Elvezio Ronchetti, University of Geneva (virtual)

10:10-10:40 Break

Session 2: Chair (Sabyasachi Chatterjee)

10:40-11:05 Teresa Neocleous, University of Glasgow (virtual)

11.05-11.30 Jana Jureckova, Charles University, Prague (virtual)

11:30-12:00 Steve Stigler, University of Chicago (in person)

12:00-1:20 Lunch at I-hotel

Session 3: Chair (Daniel Eck)

1:20-1.50 Ying Wei, Columbia University (In person)

1.50-2.20 Quanshui Zhao, Citi (In person)

2.20-2.50 Xiaohui Chen, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (In person)

2.50-3.20 Break

Session 4: Chair (Dave Zhao)

3:20-3:50   Stanislav Volgushev, University of Toronto (virtual)

3.50-4.20 Sandy Zabell, Northwestern University (in person)

4.20-5.00 Peter Bickel, University of California, Berkeley (virtual)

5:00-5.15   Steve Portnoy, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (In person)

6-8  Dinner at I-hotel

Dinner speakers: Douglas Simpson (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Peter Imrey (Cleveland Clinic) and others 

link for robots only