The Department of Statistics at the University of Florida will host its 8th Annual Winter Workshop in Gainesville, Florida, during January 13-14, 2006. The workshop will focus on recent advances made in the field of theoretical statistics. A major purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for the advancement of statistical theory and its potential applications, to discuss and examine areas that are on the cutting edge of statistical research, and to identify areas for future research. In addition to the invited presentations, the workshop will include a contributed poster session.

There will be a welcome reception on Thursday, January 12, 2006 from 7PM-10PM at Keene Faculty Center, in Dauer Hall.

Invited Speaker's Talks

Organizers

The workshop is organized by André Khuri, George Casella, Clyde Schoolfield, Alex Trindade, Malay Ghosh and Ramon Littell

Accommodations
 
 Participants arriving at the Gainesville Regional Airport should be able to locate a taxi or a shuttle
 to the hotel where they are staying.  They can anticipate a 15-30 minute ride depending on the
 location of their hotel.   The Department of Statistics will provide transportation daily from the
 Paramount Hotel to the Reitz Union.

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center 352-371-3600
Holiday Inn 352-376-1661
Paramount Hotel (Block Code STAT06 $71.00/night rate applies until 12/12/05) 352-377-4000