EPSRC & ESRC Centre for Doctoral Training
Spring School 2018

The Spring School is organised in collaboration with the Institute for Actuarial and Financial Mathematics and will take place from 21st to 23rd of March. Over the three and a half days we will cover a range of methodological approaches to risk and uncertainty quantification and communication, ranging from Probability Theory, Imprecise Probability, Machine Learning to Algorithmic Trading and Fractional Calculus.

  • Takis Konstantopoulos, Upsala University, Sweden - Probability Theory
  • S√®bastien Destercke, Heudiasyc, CNRS Compiegne, France - Imprecise Probability
  • Alessandro Antonucci, IDSIA, Switzerland - Intro' to Credal Networks
  • Jose Garrido, Concordia University, Canada - Machine learning and Insurance
  • Paul Eisenberg, University of Liverpool, UK - Trading in Energy Markets
  • Wei Zhu, University of Liverpool, UK - Intro' to Fractional Calculus

Each session will offer a theoretical introduction to the subject, some practice time as well as an opportunity to test yourself within a group challenge. Alongside the academic agenda participants can take part in social activities, including the Spring School dinner, which will take place on the Thursday, 22nd of March and a number of other activities.

Registration fees

The early bird registration, inclusive of a free dinner ticket, will close on the 12th March. The early-bird registration is inclusive of the dinner ticket (£30).

Registration (before 20th March 2017) 1-Day Ticket Full Ticket
Students (PGR, PGT, PhD) £18 £48
Academics and Practitioners £18 £48

Note the event is free for undergraduate students. 

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