Thursday, May 19, 2011

Department of Statistics
Penn State University
University Park, PA

The Department of Statistics will host a one-day conference on statistics and probability on Thursday, May 19, 2011. The centerpoint of the conference is the award of the 2011 Rao Prize to Professor James O. Berger of Duke University. The Rao Prize was established by C. R. and Bhargavi Rao to honor and recognize outstanding and influential innovations in the theory and practice of mathematical statistics, international leadership in directing statistics research, and pioneering contributions by a recognized leader in the field of statistics.


The one-day conference will be held on the University Park campus of Penn State University in 100 Thomas Building; see the University Park campus map for more details.



Local attendees may register for the conference by signing up with Jennifer Parkes in the department's main office. All others who wish to attend may register for the conference on the morning of May 19, 2011.


For further information, please contact a member of the organizing committe: