Postgraduate Conference 2018


Friday, 8 June 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm


Colombo Theatres

PG Conf speaker

The fifth Annual Postgraduate Conference will be held on Friday 8 June in Colombo Theatres, UNSW.

This one-day event will showcase the innovative and dynamic research our students are working on right now.

The day will feature student presentations, plus there will be a range of research posters on display. 

All staff and students are welcome! Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Following the conference, there will be a gathering at The White House.PG Conf poster viewing

Conference Program

Plenary Speakers

Fadi Antown

“Optimal linear response for Markov chains”

based on his recent paper in the Journal of Statistical Physics

Harry Crimmins

“Stability and approximation of statistical properties of Anosov maps”

to be presented at Dynamic Days Europe in a couple of months

Simon Macourt

“Decomposition of Subsets of Finite Fields”

based on his recent paper in SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics

Ed McDonald

“The conformal trace theorem for Julia sets of quadratic polynomials”

based on his recent paper in Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems

Tom Stindl

“Renewal Hawkes Process with applications to finance”

based on his papers in the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics and Computational Statistics and Data Analysis.

Wai Hong Tan

“Predicting the Popularity of Tweets Using Internal and External Knowledge: An Empirical Bayes Model”

based on his recent paper in the Annals of Applied Statistics