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Future challenges in statistical scalability


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25th June 2018 to 29th June 2018
Paul Fearnhead
Robert Nowak

Workshop Theme

Our aim is to conclude the programme with a vision of the future. On the one hand, it will summarise how recent advances in the mathematical sciences can be exploited by practitioners suffering from a data deluge; on the other, participants will present outstanding challenges facing the discipline in the coming years.


  • Francis Bach
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Peter Bickel
  • Flori Bunea
  • Peter Buhlmann
  • Guy Bresler
  • Aurore Delaigle
  • Alex d'Aspremont
  • Maryam Fazel 
  • Chao Gao
  • Edward Ionides
  • Iain Johnstone 
  • Elizaveta Levina
  • Jinchi Lv
  • Andrea Montanari
  • Pradeep Ravikumar
  • Philippe Rigollet
  • Matthew Stephens
  • Ryan Tibshirani
  • Alexandre Tsybakov
  • Vincent Vu
  • Marten Wegkamp
  • Tong Zhang
  • Ming Yuan

Deadline for applications: 26 March 2018

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Please note members of Cambridge University are welcome to turn up and sign in as a non-registered attendee on the day(s) during the workshop and attend the lecture(s). Please note that we cannot provide you with any support including name badge, meals or accommodation.

In addition to visiting the INI, there are multiple ways in which you can participate remotely.



Registration Only    
  • Registration Package: £230
  • Student Registration Package: £180

The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday), wine reception and formal dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.

Registration and Accommodation
  • Accommodation Package: £580

The Accommodation Package includes a registration fee, bed and breakfast accommodation at Churchill College from the evening of Sunday 24th June to breakfast on Saturday 30th June 2018, together with lunches and refreshments during the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday). The formal dinner is also included, but no other evening meals.

Formal Dinner Only
  • Formal Dinner: £50

Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. For all remaining participants who would like to attend, such as programme participants, the above charge will apply.


Accommodation in single study bedrooms with shared facilities, breakfast and lunches are provided at Churchill College



Lunch will be served in house on days that lectures take place.

Evening Meal

Participants are free to make their own arrangements for dinner.

Formal Dinner

The Formal Dinner will take place on Thursday 28th June at St John's College. Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event.

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons