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Applied Probability @ The Rock

An international workshop celebrating Phil Pollett's 60th birthday

Applied Probability @ The Rock (AP@R) will take place at Ayers Rock Resort between Monday 17th and Friday 21st April, 2017.

AP@R is an international workshop on Applied Probability, bringing together leading researchers from around the world to share recent discoveries and begin new collaborations. It also provides an opportunity to celebrate the 60th birthday of one of Australia's prominent Applied Probabilists, Professor Phil Pollett.

The workshop aims to showcase the full range of topics in Applied Probability, and includes particular themes of "Networks in Queueing and Telecommunications", "Stochastic Models in Biology" and "Limits and Approximation". These themes are reflected in the interests of the Keynote Speakers, who are Prof. Frank Kelly, Prof. Ruth Williams, Prof. Andrew Barbour and Prof. Erik van Doorn.


Please download a poster to advertise the workshop.
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This event is sponsored by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI). Additionally, AMSI allocates a travel allowance annually to each of its member universities (for list of members, see Students or early career researchers from AMSI member universities without access to a suitable research grant or other source of funding may apply to their Head of Mathematical Sciences for subsidy of travel and accommodation out of their departmental travel allowance


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Organizing Committee

A/Prof. Joshua Ross (Chair, University of Adelaide)
Prof. Nigel Bean (University of Adelaide)
Dr Giang Nguyen (University of Adelaide)
Dr Leonardo Rojas-Nandayapa (University of Liverpool)
Dr David Sirl (University of Nottingham)