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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

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 

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