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Venue: The Orangery, Goldney Hall, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1BH

(There is no car parking available at Goldney; there is limited on-street parking in the vicinity, and the nearest off-street parking is in Berkeley Place.)

Friday 1 April

Afternoon Memorial gathering for Julian Besag

14.00 Tea and coffee
15.00 Memorial gathering
17.00 Drinks reception
18.30 Dinner at local restaurant (own expense)

Saturday 2 April

All day Stochastic modelling and statistical analysis:
a Symposium in honour of Julian Besag FRS

09.00 Registration, with tea and coffee
09.30 Peter Diggle (Lancaster) A short history of spatial statistics
10.15 Leo Held (Zurich) Bayesian age-period-cohort analysis
11.00 Tea and coffee
11.30 Stephen Duffy (Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine) Radiological density in mammography: statistical issues
12.15 Buffet lunch
13.30 Christian Robert (Paris-Dauphine) MCMC, looking back at 40 years
14.15 Jesper Møller (Aalborg) Inference for spatial point processes: Julian Besag's contributions and related work
15.00 Debashis Mondal (Chicago) Continuum limits of Markov random fields and spatial statistics
15.45 Peter Green (Bristol) Concluding remarks
Tea and coffee