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

Event Type
Department of Statistics
I-Hotel and Conference Center
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


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 ElvezioRonchetti, University of Geneva (in person)

10.10-10.40 Break


Session 2


Chair: Ruoqing Zhu

10.40-11.10 Teresa Neocleous, University of Glasgow (in person)

11.10-11.40 Steve Stigler, University of Chicago (in person)

11.40-12.00 Steve Portnoy, University of Illinois (in person)

12.00-1.20 Lunch at I-Hotel


Session 3


Chair: Bo Li

1.20-1.50 Ying Wei, Columbia University (In person)

1.50-2.20 QuanshuiZhao, Citi (In person)

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

2.50-3.20 Break


Session 4


Chair: Dave Zhao

3.20-3.50 Stanislav Volgushev, University of Toronto (In person)

3.50-4.20 Sandy Zabell, Northwestern University (virtual)

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

5.00 Steve Portnoy, University of Illinois (In person)


6.00-8.00 Dinner at I-Hotel


Dinner Speakers
Douglas Simpson, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Peter Imrey, Cleveland Clinic

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