New England Statistics Symposium


The Economics Department and Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University join the Mathematical Sciences Department at Bentley College and the Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association in hosting the 22nd New England Statistics Symposium on Saturday, April 19, 2008. 

Statisticians from all over New England gather together each year to share research, discuss emerging issues in the field, and network with colleagues.

The keynote presentations are:

  • “What Happened to the Quants in August 2007?” by Andrew Lo, the Harris & Harris Group Professor at MIT and director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering
  • “Adventures of a Statistician in the Legal System” by Martin Wells, the Charles A. Alexander Professor of Statistical Sciences at Cornell University

There will be parallel sessions with contributed papers on all aspects of statistics and probability.

The symposium will be held in Sargent Hall at Suffolk University, 120 Tremont St., Boston.


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Frank Conte