Thirteenth Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability
                            July 27 -- July 30, 2010, University of British Columbia, Canada
                              The New Researchers' Committee of the IMS is organizing a meeting of recent Ph.D. recipients
                               in Statistics and Probability. The purpose of the conference is to promote interaction among new
                               researchers primarily by introducing them to each other's research in an informal setting. All par-
                               ticipants are expected to give a short, expository talk or contribute a poster on their research. An-
                               yone who has received a Ph.D. on or after 2005 or expects to receive a Ph.D.  by 2010 is eligible
                               to attend. The meeting is to be held prior to the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, BC,
                               Canada. Abstracts for these papers and posters will appear on the conference website.
                               To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and title and abstract to:
                                Samiran Sinha,
                                Department of Statistics,
                                3143 TAMU, 
                                Texas A&M University,
                                College Station, Texas 77843.

                                Electronic mail is preferred for abstract submission. Deadline for receipt of applications is February 1,
                                2010. Please apply promptly since the number of participants is limited. Priority will be given to first time
                                participants. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Also, contingent on the availability of funds,
                                support to defray travel and housing costs will be offered.