Category Archives: meetings

Quantifying uncertainty integrating expert judgement and data – tutorial

Ullrika travelled all the way to Liverpool to give a tutorial at the BayesDays. Nice event. The material for the tutorial in on github: https://github.com/Ullrika/TBDL2017

meetings/risk concept/teaching 0

Trusting expert judgments – seminar Oct 25th 2017

Welcome to a seminar on the book Trusting Judgments   The seminar was led by the participants and gently facilitated by Ullrika. We went go through the book chapter by chapter. It was a very useful and inspiring day. Thank you all for coming. The old Bishop house in Lund is an excellent place for smaller workshops. This is a … Continue reading

meetings/uncertainty 0

Bayes@Lund2017 20th April

The program for Bayes@Lund2017 is now ready Follow us at #bayeslund17 on twitter We have uploaded videos of some of the talks on YouTube. Unfortunately not all talks have been recorded because of technical issues. Richard McElreath — Bayesian Statistics without Frequentist Language: https://youtu.be/yakg94HyWdE Martin Stjernman — Joint species modelling. Beautiful in theory, tricky in practice: https://youtu.be/KL9iKx0UKco Shravan Vasishth — … Continue reading

meetings 0

Applications and future developments of Bayesian Networks in risk and impact assessments and environmental decision making

Open seminar and workshop When: Wednesday March 29th 2017. From 10 to 14, followed by discussions Where: The Blue Hall and the Red Room in the Ecology Building, Lund University, Sölvegatan 37, Lund, Sweden Scroll down to view the list of talks and links to presentations Background Bayesian Networks is a type of probabilistic modelling with wide applications in science and … Continue reading

meetings/risk research 0

Great talks and networking at the 2nd Nordic chapter risk meeting

Last week risk researchers and other interested in the risk field came to Gothenburg to take part in the 2nd annual meeting of the Nordic chapter of the Society for Risk analysis. Last year in Lund was successful so our expectations were high. I must say that this year became even more successful. The keynote speakers were excellent – all … Continue reading

meetings/risk research 0

Graduate course in Risk, Uncertainty and Decision Making

The course is over. Check this post for a summary. Registration is now closed for the PhD course in risk, uncertainty and decision making. We make a number of decisions every day. These decisions are based on conscious or unconscious analysis, as well as assessments of risks and uncertainties. We are often unaware of how we make these decisions, and how … Continue reading

meetings/risk research/students/teaching 2

Is Bayesian inference failing when there is a conflict between your prior and data?

Welcome to a seminar on Bayesian Inference and Prior-Data Conflict On the 15th of December Dr. Gero Walter from Technische Universiteit Eindhoven gave a seminar about the problem of prior-data conflict, that is, when the information from data is in conflict with prior assumptions (abstract is below). His talk was followed by a hands on session where the attendees will learned … Continue reading

meetings/risk research 1

Risk is crisp

All sessions are filled but there is a possibility to submit abstracts for posters until November 8th. A short version of the program can be accessed here Program_nov11 A longer version containing all abstracts is fullprogramriskconf (version Nov 11th) Check out the web page and don’t miss to register before November 8th. flyer

info/meetings/risk research 0

Celebrate the Nobel day by joining us in a workshop on Bayesian methods using Stan

In dark December we are happy to host Aki Vehtari from Aalto University, Finland,  who will show us how to implement Bayesian methods using the Stan software. Stan is a probabilistic programming language implementing full Bayesian statistical inference. Stan is coded in C++ and runs on all major platforms. Stan is open source. We will use practical hands-on session with the … Continue reading

meetings 0

Nordic Risk conference 2015 in Lund

The Nordic Chapter of SRA Europe and Lund University Centre of Risk Assessment and Management (LUCRAM) invites you to participate in the 1st Nordic Chapter Risk Conference on the theme The Future of Risk Analysis in the Nordic Countries The opportunity to submit an abstract for a talk or poster closes at October 4th. Go to the conference Web site for more … Continue reading

info/meetings 0