IFAM co-hosting Easter School 18-21 April 2017

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Easter School 18-21 April 2017

The Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics are co-hosting an Easter School alongside the Institute for Risk and Uncertainty from 18th to 21st of April.

The School will cover a range of methodological approaches to risk and uncertainty quantification and communication and hear from speakers who will introduce their areas of expertise: Markov Chains, Point Procecesses, Big data visualisation, Sensitivity Analysis.

  • Professor Jean Lemaire (University of Pennsylvania, USA) - RISK APPLICATIONS OF MARKOV CHAINS
  • Dr James Cheshire (University College London, UK) - BIG DATA AND VISUALISATION
  • Professor Steve Haberman (City University, UK) - MORTALITY RISK: FORECASTING AND IMPLICATIONS
  • Professor Bojan Basrak (University of Zagreb, Croatia) - RISK APPLICATIONS OF POINT PROCESSES
  • Dr Elmar Plischke (TU Clausthal, Germany) and Prof Emanuele Borgonovo TBC (Universita Bocconi) - SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS

Each session will offer a theoretical introduction to the subject, practice time in the afternoon as well as an opportunity for delegates to test themselves within a group challenge. Alongside the academic agenda participants can take part in an exciting programme of social activities, including the Easter School dinner, which will take place on Thursday 20th of April.

The Easter School is aimed at PhD students, researchers, academics and practitioners interested in areas of risk and uncertainty quantification and communication, anyone interested in this area is welcome to attend. To register please visit the Risk Institute Lecture Series webpages.