The 42nd annual Meeting of Dutch Statisticians and Probabilists (Bijeenkomst Stochastici) will take place November 11-13, 2013 in conference centre `De Werelt', Westhofflaan 2, Lunteren, Telephone 31 + (0)318-484641.
The organisers are W.Th.F. den Hollander, M.N.M. van Lieshout and A.W. van der Vaart. The meeting is sponsored by the Dutch research council Gebiedsbestuur Exacte Wetenschappen (NWO) through the Stochastics - Theoretical and Applied Research (STAR) cluster as well as by the Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research through its Sectie Mathematische Statistiek (VVS+OR).
Six invited speakers will give two lectures of one hour each on topics in statistics or probability. The lectures are open to anyone who is interested. Registration starts Monday November 11 at 10.30; the programme ends Wednesday November 13 after lunch.Titles of the talks: to be announced.
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A poster session will be held on Monday evening. If you would like to present a poster, please send us a title by completing the appropriate section on the registration form. Poster boards and attachment materials will be provided by the organisation. Posting your poster will be your own responsibility. Please be present for discussion with the public during the poster session. We strongly recommend the A0 or A1 format.
Dirk Erhard (Leiden)
Brownian paths homogeneously distributed in space: Percolation phase transition and uniqueness of the infinite cluster.
Peter Kovacs (Amsterdam)
Two lane exclusion: A particle system model for road traffic.
Maarten Kruijver (VU Amsterdam)
Optimal strategies for familial searching.
Marcin Lis (VU Amsterdam)
The Kac-Ward method for the Ising model.
Willem van Zuijlen (Leiden)
Gibbs-non-Gibbs dynamical transitions for mean-field interacting diffusions.
A limited number of people may stay at the conference centre
A full stay including registration fee, accomodation and all meals from November 11 before lunch to November 13 after lunch costs EUR 370.
A two day arrangement (registration fee, one overnight stay and all meals during two days) costs EUR 250.
Participation in the scientific programme without an overnight stay costs EUR 100 per day including registration fee, meals and coffee during breaks.
Marie-Colette van Lieshout
Science Park 123
1098 XG Amsterdam
The money should be transferred before October 1 to the appropriate account as indicated below.
ING account number: 6273908
Account owner: Bijeenkomst Stochastici
Address: Valkenburgerstraat 131, 1011 MH Amsterdam.
Residents of countries other than the Netherlands may pay by
credit card. If requested beforehand (see registration form) they may
also pay cash during the conference.
We regret that it is not possible to pay by Eurocheque or traveller cheque nor for residents of the Netherlands to pay by credit card.