EPSRC & ESRC Centre for Doctoral Training
Easter School 2017

This year Risk Institute Easter School is organised in collaboration with the Institute for Actuarial and Financial Mathematics and will take place from 18th to 21st of April. Over the four days we will cover a range of methodological approaches to risk and uncertainty quantification and communication and hear from speakers that will introduce us to their area of expertise: Markov Chains, Point Procecesses, Big data visualisation, Sensitivity Analysis

  • Professor Jean Lemaire (University of Pennsylvania, USA) - RISK APPLICATIONS OF MARKOV CHAINS
  • Dr James Cheshire (University College London, UK) - BIG DATA AND VISUALISATION
  • Professor Steve Haberman (City University, UK) - MORTALITY RISK: FORECASTING AND IMPLICATIONS
  • Professor Bojan Basrak (University of Zagreb, Croatia) - RISK APPLICATIONS OF POINT PROCESSES
  • Dr Elmar Plischke (TU Clausthal, Germany) and Prof Emanuele Borgonovo TBC (Universita Bocconi) - SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS

Each session will offer a theoretical introduction to the subject, practice time in the afternoon as well as an opportunity to test yourself within a group challenge. Alongside the academic agenda participants can take part in an exciting programme of social activities, including the Easter School diner, which will take place on the Thursday, 20th of April and a number of other surprises. We are excited to see you all there!

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).

Early-bird Registration (before 12th March 2017) 1-Day Ticket Full Ticket
Students (PGR, PGT, PhD) £15 £30
Academics and Practitioners £65 £130


Notice the event is free of charge to staff and students affiliated with the Institute for Risk and Uncertainty and the Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics only until the 12th March. We will shortly be in touch with details regarding the full registration.
If you have any question check out our Q&A page alternatively email us here: cdt@riskinstitute.org.uk