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Department of Mathematical Sciences: Statistics & Probability Group

Northern Postgraduate Mini-Conference in Statistics

A Stats4grads event

NPMCS 2015

Durham are happy to be hosting the 2nd annual Northern Postgraduate Mini-Conference in Statistics 2015. The Mini-Conference will take place on Tuesday June 23 and Wednesday June 24, 2015.

NPMCS replaces the annual training week that was previously held for Statistics postgraduate students from Newcastle and Durham Universities.

All students attending are invited to give a short presentation on their research. Based on anticipated attendance, it is requested that first-year students give 7-8 minute presentations, with a couple of minutes for questions, and second-year students onwards give 15-20 minute presentations, with 5-10 minutes for questions.

This web page will be updated as more information becomes available.

Registration

Registration is now open for NPMCS 2015.

To register, please email npmcs8@gmail.com.

In the email, please give:

  • Your name
  • Year of study
  • University
  • Presentation title
  • Short abstract of presentation
  • Any dietary requirements

Programme

A provisional programme is below. This is based on anticipated attendance and is subject to change, with a final schedule being announced after registration closes.

Tuesday 23rd June
9:30 Welcome Coffee/Breakfast
10:00 Session 1

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

11:15 Coffee Break
11:45 Session 2

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 3

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

14:30 Coffee Break
15:45 Session 4

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

17:00 Wine Reception
18:30 Conference Dinner
Wednesday 24th June
9:30 Session 5

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Session 6

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

12:30 Lunch
13:30 Session 7

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

14:45 Coffee Break
15:15 Session 8

Speakers and Presentations to be Announced in Due Course

16:30 Close

Venue

NPMCS 2015 will be held in room CM221 in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Durham University.

Information on how to get there can be found at https://www.dur.ac.uk/mathematical.sciences/contact/. The Department is location #15 on the map https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources/map/DurhammapandkeyOctober2014.pdf.

Packed lunches will be provided in the Scarborough Café, located very close to CM221 (directions will be given on the day). Coffee breaks will take place either in the Maths Department or in the Scarborough Café (directions will be given on the day).

There will be a wine reception and a conference dinner (included as part of registration) on Tuesday evening.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding NPMCS 2015, please contact Antony Lawson (a.s.lawson@durham.ac.uk) or Ian Jermyn (i.h.jermyn@durham.ac.uk).