The Third Akaike Memorial Lecture

Date and Time
16:00-18:00, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Toyama International Conference Center
Professor Manabu Iwasaki (President of Japanese Federation of Statistical Science Associations)
Professor Hiroe Tsubaki (Director-General of The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
Professor Manabu Iwasaki
The Institute of Statistical Mathematics and the Japan Statistical Society have named this lecture award after Dr. Hirotugu Akaike, who left a wide-reaching and influential legacy of research in the statistical sciences, and intend for these events to be both opportunities for exchange among statistical researchers from inside and outside Japan and to provide inspiration to young and talented researchers, contributing to further advances in this field. The Third Akaike Memorial Lecture will be held as at the plenary session of the Japanese Joint Statistical Meeting 2020 in Toyama Prefecture.

Welcome speech and Explanation of the Akaike Memorial Lecture Award
Professor Hiroe Tsubaki

Akaike Memorial Lecture
"Some of the Challenges of Statistical Applications"

Professor John Brian Copas
 (Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick, UK)

Discussion by two discussants
Professor Masataka Taguri (Yokohama City University)
Dr. Masayuki Henmi (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)

Professor Copas’s Rejoinder

Floor discussion

*The entire session will be presented in English.

*This event will be held both on-site and through online. Professor Copas will have the lecture through on line from UK.

*The fee should be paid to join the plenary session of the Japanese Joint Statistical Meeting 2020.

[Press Release]
Announcement of the Awardee of the Third Akaike Memorial Lecture Award