17th International Summer Conference on
Probability and Statistics (ISCPS'16)

25 June - 1 July 2016, Pomorie, Bulgaria


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Important Dates (2016)
April 30 Extended deadline for registration and abstract submission
April 30 Notification on acceptance of abstract
June 15 Final registration
June 25 Conference desk opens
Journal Publication

Selected papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica after the conference.

The conference organisers cordially invite their colleagues to participate in the 17th International Summer Conference on Probability and Statistics, to be held in Pomorie, Bulgaria, from 25 June to 1 July 2016.

Co-organizers of the event are:

  • Bulgarian Statistical Society
  • Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of the University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”

  • The Conference will take place jointly with the Seminar on Statistical Data Analysis and Workshop on Branching Processes and Applications.

    All topics within the Aims and Scope of the ISCPS will be considered for oral and poster presentation.

    Topics includes, but not limited to: Probability theory; Statistical Inference; Branching processes; Stochastic processes; Probabilistic and statistical analysis of discrete data; Robust and nonparametric statistics; Extreme value modeling;Time series analysis; Asymptotic methods in stochastics; Econometric modelling and financial mathematics; Stochastic modelling and risk analysis; Reliability; Statistical methods in genetics and systems biology; Monte Carlo methods; Computer data analysis in applications

    Organization and suggestion of possible sessions within the framework of the conference are strongly encouraged.

    Conference co-chairs

    Eugenia Stoimenova (IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

    Maroussia Bojkova (Sofia University and IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

    Programme Committee

    Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan (McMaster University, Canada)
    Ivan Dimov (IICT, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
    Doncho Donchev (FMI, Sofia University, Bulgaria)
    Peter Filzmoser (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
    Miguel Gonzales (University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)
    Peter Jagers (Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
    Yuriy Kharin (Belarusian State University, Belarus)
    Jose Alfredo Lopez Mimbela (CIMAT, Mexico)
    Manuel Molina (University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)
    Ljuben Mutafchiev (American University in Bulgaria and IMI, Bulgaria)
    Elisaveta Pancheva (IMI, Bulgaria)
    Zaneta Popeska (University of Skopje, Macedonia)
    Vladimir Vatutin (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia)
    Nickolay Yanev (IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
    Eugenia Stoimenova (IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
    Maroussia Bojkova (Sofia University and IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

    Secretaries

    Rossen Krachunov (IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

    Carmen Menuesa (University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)

    Elena Dyakonova (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia)

    George Yanev (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA)

    Gleb Haynadski (Department of Biostatistics, Nebraska Medical Center, USA)

    Ines del Puerto (University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)

    Ivan Dimov (IICT, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)

    Jose Alfredo Lopez Mimbela (CIMAT, Mexico)

    Ljuben Mutafchiev (American University in Bulgaria and IMI, Bulgaria)

    Miguel Gonzales (University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)

    Mladen Savov (IMI, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)

    Vladimir Vatutin (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia)

    Conference proceedings

    Short papers up to 4 pages (or up to 8 pages for Invited Speakers) might be submitted for the Conference proceedings. Paper will follow a simple reviewing procedure and will be published before the Conference.

    Please use the LaTeX word processor and the enclosed herewith template to prepare your paper.

    Deadline for abstract submission is extended to April 30, 2016.

    Presentations

    The Program will include invited talks and ordinary research talks. The time for the presentation of invited talks is 30 minutes and the time for the ordinary talks is 20 minutes, including questions.

    Journal Publication

    Selected papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica after the conference.

    Registration fee includes participation  the conference, conference materials, copy of the Proceedings and reprints, welcome party, excursion, coffee breaks conference banquet, yacht or ship trip and some other social activities.

     

    Type

    Price

     

    Comments

    Before May 1, 2016

    300 EUR

      

     

    After May 1, 2016

    350 EUR

      

     

    Reduced

    150 EUR

      

    For students and accompanying persons.

     

    Accommodation

     

    The Organizers offer to the participants accommodation with full board at the conference place - Hotel SOPHARMA

     

    For the accommodation and the transportation, please contact  the Secretary of the Organizing Committee: E-mail statlab@math.bas.bg

     

    Type

    Price

     

    Comments

    Single room

    30 EUR

    including breakfast

    Double room

    20 EUR

    per person including breakfast

    Meal

    20 EUR

    lunch and dinner

     

    Special Packages

    Before May 1, 2016 we offer the following packages (Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal)

     

    Type

    Price

     

    Comments

    For 7 days – Single  room

    600 EUR

    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    For 6 days - Single room

    550 EUR

    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    For 7 days - Double room

    530 EUR

    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    For 6 days - Double room

    490 EUR

    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    Reduced 7 days - Single room

    450 EUR

    For students and accompanying persons
    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    Reduced 6 days - Single room

    400 EUR

    For students and accompanying persons.
    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    Reduced 7 days - Double room

    380 EUR

    For students and accompanying persons.
    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

    Reduced 6 days - Double room

    340 EUR

    For students and accompanying persons.
    Including all: registration fee, accommodation and meal

     

    The payment is preferable by a bank transfer as follows:

     

    Institute of Mathematics and Informatics

    UNICREDIT BULBANK
    Ivan Vazov Corporate Branch,
    1 Ivan Vazov Str., Sofia 1026, Bulgaria
    BIC CODE: UNCRBGSF
    IBAN: BG85 UNCR 7630 3400 0012 91 /EUR/

    IBAN: BG87 UNCR 7630 3400 0003 82 /USD/

    Comment: Your Name, ISCPS2016

    or directly at the Conference Registration Desk in Pomorie, 25. 06. 2016 – 30. 06. 2016 (cash in Euro or USD).

    The conference will take place in Hotel Sopharma, Pomorie.

    Hotel SOPHARMA

    51 Kraybrezhna Str.

    Pomorie 8200
    Hotel Sopharma, Pomorie
    Situated just on the beach: 30 m from the sea (Black Sea). Fine sands, excellent also for swimming.
    Location: 20 km north from the town of Burgas and 8 km from Burgas Airport.
    Five-floor building with 90 rooms (view to the sea).
    In every room: balcony/terrace; bathroom with toilet.
    Garden, Parking (70 places), Open swimming pool.
    Restaurant (200 places), 2 bars.
    Conference hall: 140 places, multimedia.

    Special recreation facilities proposed by the Organizing Committee: windsurfing school, trips with yachts and a ship around the town.

    Transportation

    Bus or taxi from Burgas Airport (8 km). Bus stop in Pomorie is just right to the building of Pomorie Municipality and Hotel Sopharma is about 200 m from there.
    From Sofia to Burgas it possible to go by plane or by train (and after that by bus or taxi to Pomorie).
    There are also direct buses from Sofia to Pomorie (5 hours, air-conditioning, TV).

    Pomorie is a town and seaside resort in Southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula at the Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. It is located in Burgas Province, 20 km from Burgas and 18 km from Sunny Beach. The lagoon Lake Pomorie, the northernmost of the Burgas Lakes, lies in the immediate proximity.

    About Pomorie

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    Arrival date: 25 June 2016 (Saturday)

    Conference work: 26 June – 1 July (Sunday-Friday)

    Welcome party: 26 June (Sunday)

    Excursion: 29 June (Wednesday)

    Farewell party: 30 June (Thursday)

    Departure date: 2-3 July (Saturday-Sunday)

    Scientific Program

    Welcome Party, June 26 (Sunday)

    Bulgarian Folk Dance Performance, 28 June (Tuesday)

    Excursion: Cruise to a Black Sea island, 29 June (Wednesday)

    Farewell Dinner, 30 June (Thursday)

    Institute of Mathematics and Informatics,
    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
    Acad. G.Bontchev str., bl.8, 1113 Sofia, BULGARIA
    Tel./(+359 2) 979 38 55
    E-mail: statlab@math.bas.bg

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