Colloquium Schedule

Talks will be held in the château (not the hotel) and will be 45 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion and 5 minutes for speaker changeover. See the Talks & Papers page for abstracts and background papers.

  • Sunday, June 29th
    • 18:00 - Welcome reception in the château garden: Conferees and significant others are invited, champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served
  • Monday, June 30th
    • 9:20 - Borchard Foundation Welcome: Janna Beling
    • 9:30 - Talk: Stéphane Boucheron, Entropy methods, order statistics, tail index estimation, infinite urn schemes and missing mass
    • 10:30 - Coffee break
    • 11:00 - Talk: Nathan Ross, Degree distributions in preferential attachment graphs and connections to urns, walks and trees, Part I: Multivariate Approximations
    • 12:00 - Lunch
    • 13:30 - Talk: Gesine Reinert, Comparing distributions via their canonical Stein operators: a new view of Stein's method
    • 14:30 - Coffee break
    • 14:45 - Talk: Louis Chen, On the error bound in the normal approximation for Jack measures
  • Tuesday, July 1st
    • 9:00 - Talk: Michel Ledoux, Stein's method, logarithmic Sobolev and transport inequalities
    • 10:00 - Coffee break
    • 10:30 - Talk: Erol Peköz, Degree distributions in preferential attachment graphs and connections to urns, walks and trees, Part II: Biasing and coupling
    • 11:30 - Talk: Laurent Decreusefond, Functional Poisson convergence
    • 12:30 - Lunch
    • 14:00 - Talk: Larry Goldstein, Concentration and Stein couplings
    • 15:00 - Coffee break
    • 15:15 - Talk: Jay Bartroff, Concentration inequalities for occupancy models with log-concave marginals
    • Evening (time TBD) - Banquet at L'Ocean, Le Croisic
  • Wednesday, July 2nd
    • 8:30 - Talk: Ciprian Tudor, Fourth moment theorem for diffusions
    • 9:30 - Coffee break
    • 10:00 - Talk: Adrian Röllin, Degree distributions in preferential attachment graphs and connections to urns, walks and trees, Part III: Urns, walks and trees
    • 11:00 - Talk: Yvik Swan, Stein representation of information functionals
    • 12:00 - Farewell lunch