The full line-up of speakers and sessions at this year’s RSS conference have now been confirmed.
The latest additions to the list of keynote speakers are Marloes Maathuis and Peter Guttorp – who will be speaking on the Wednesday and Thursday morning respectively.
Marloes Maathuis is professor of statistics at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. She is currently associate editor of the Annals of Statistics, Biometrika, the Journal of the American Statistical Association and the Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. Professor Maathuis is also a newly elected fellow of the IMS.
Peter Guttorp, professor at the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo and emeritus professor at the University of Washington in Seattle, will present the Barnett Lecture on environmental statistics. A former editor of Environmetrics and President of the International Environmetric Society, Professor Guttorp's research focuses on stochastic models in geosciences and hematology.
They join an already packed programme which will see Adrian Bowman, statistics professor at the University of Glasgow, present a lecture on the Tuesday morning of the conference, Rebecca Goldin of George Mason University and Sense About Science USA present the Campion (president’s invited) lecture on Tuesday afternoon and astrophysicist Roberto Trotta present the Significance lecture on the Thursday evening, prior to the conference dinner and ceilidh.
Delegates arriving on the Monday will also be able to see Professor Stephen Senn of the Luxembourg Institute of Health talk about ‘the strange history of P-values’ at the 36th Fisher Memorial Lecture.
The outline programme now indicates when each keynote speaker will deliver their respective lecture, and a list of all the keynote speakers are now listed on our website with links to their respective biographies.