Future meetings and talks:
 Workshop
on Statistical Learning of Biological Systems from
Perturbations. Keynote speaker.
May 31  June 5, 2015, Monte
Verita, Ascona, Switzerland.
 30th European Meeting of
Statisticians. Organizer of invited
session on Causal Inference.
July 610 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 IMS Annual
Meeting / Joint Statistical Meetings. Speaker in
invited session on Causality.
August 813, 2015, Seattle, USA.
 Workshop for gymnasium teachers. Invited speaker.
September 9 2015, Zurich, Switzerland.
 DAGStat 2016:
Fourth Joint Statistical Meeting of the Deutsche
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Statistik.
Invited speaker in session on Graphical Models and Causal Inference.
March 1418 2016, Göttingen, Germany.
Past meetings and talks:
2014

7th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on
Computational and Methodological Statistics.
Invited speaker in organized session on latent variables and feedback
in
graphical Markov models.
December 68 2014, Pisa, Italy.
 Colloquium From
Robust to Highdimensional Statistics:
50 Years of Statistics at ETH Zurich. Coorganizer.
November 24  25 2014, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
 Workshop on highdimensional,
highfrequency and spatial time series
data. Invited speaker.
October 2931 2014, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
 International
Conference of the Royal Statistical
Society.
Invited speaker in session on "Exploiting Large Genetic Data Sets".
September 14 2014, Sheffield, UK.
 IMS Annual Meeting. Organizer
of an invited session on Graphical
Models and Causality.
July 711 2014, Sydney, Australia.
 22nd
meeting of PhD students in Stochastics in the Netherlands.
Short course on graphical models.
Slides: 1a,
1b,
2,
3a,
3b,
4,
5, and some Rcode.
May 1214 2014, Hilversum, the Netherlands.
 Midprogram workshop on
Statistical Inference in Sparse
Highdimensional Models: Theoretical and Computational Challenges in
SAMSI's
201314 Program on Lowdimensional Structure in Highdimensional
Systems. Coorganizer.
February 2426 2014, SAMSI, USA.
2013
 Seminar, Stats Lab,
University of Cambridge.
"Highdimensional causal inference".
November 22 2013, Cambridge, UK.
 Workshop
on Case Studies of Causal Model Search. Invited talk.
"Learning gene regulatory networks:
instability of constraintbased causal
structure learning methods". Video.
October 2527, 2013, Pittsburgh, USA.
 24. Schweizerischer Tag für
Mathematik Unterricht. Invited talk.
"2013  Das Jahr der Statistik".
Slides (in German).
September 11 2013, Chur, Switzerland.
 Scientifica 2013.
Short lecture.
"Risiken einschatzen: die wahren Ursachen feststellen".
Slides (in German).
September 1 2013, Zurich, Switzerland.
 34th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical
Biostatistics (ISCB34). Invited
talk.
"Causal search in highdimensional settings". Video.
August 2529 2013, Munich, Germany.
 Workshop Approaches
to Causal Structure Learning, UAI 2013.
Coorganizer.
July 15 2013, Bellevue, WA, United States.
 Workshop
on Statistical Genomics and Data Integration for
Personalized Medicine. Participant.
May 1217 2013, Ascona, Switzerland.
 Seminar, Johns Hopkins University.
"Estimating causal effects in
highdimensional systems".
March 25 2013, Baltimore, United States.
 Seminar, Department
of Philosophy, Carnegie
Mellon University.
"Estimating causal effects in
highdimensional systems" and "Backdoor criterion for MAGs and PAGs".
March 21 2013, Pittsburgh, United States.
 Workshop Statistics
for Complex Networks: Theory and
Applications at EURANDOM. Invited
talk.
"Highdimensional graphical models and
causal inference".
January 30February 1 2013, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
2012
 Seminar, Bison group, ETH Zurich.
December 4, 2012, Zurich, Switzerland.
 OxfordStanford Conference on Big Data,
University of Oxford. Invited talk.
November 2829, 2012, Oxford, UK.

Causal
Structure Learning Workshop at UAI 2012.
Coorganizer.
August 18, 2012, Catalina Island, United States.

8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics. Invited
talk (delivered by Diego Colombo).
July 914, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
 Seminar, Department
of Econometrics, University of Geneva.
May 11 2012, Geneva, Switzerland.
 Workshop Frontiers
in Nonparametric Statistics. Invited talk.
March 1117, 2012, Oberwolfach,
Germany.
 Seminar at the Department of Mathematics,
VU University
Amsterdam.
February 3, 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2011
2010
 Zurich
Colloquium in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, ETH
Zurich. Invited talk.
"Causal inference in highdimensional systems based on observational
data"
October 26 2010, Zurich, Switzerland.
 Workshop
Learning from Perturbation
Effects at ECCB 2010. Invited
talk.
"Predicting perturbation effects in largescale systems from observational
data"
September 2629 2010, Ghent, Belgium.

EMS 2010. Invited talk.
"Causal inference in highdimensional systems based on observational data"
August 1722 2010, Piraeus, Greece.

Conference
From Probability to Statistics and Back: HighDimensional
Models and Processes. Coorganizer.
Conference in honor of Jon Wellner's 65th birthday.
July 2831 2010, Seattle, Washington.

Seminar at the Institute of Social and
Preventive Medicine,
University of Bern.
"Predicting causal effects in largescale systems from observational
data"
June 28 2010, Bern, Switzerland.
2009

2009 Conference of the Working Group "Statistical Methods in
Bioinformatics". Invited talk.
"Estimating highdimensional intervention effects
from observational data".
September 1718 2009, Munich, Germany.
 JSM
2009. Invited talk.
"Confidence intervals for current status data with competing risks".
August 16 2009, Washington DC.
 TANDEMplusIDEA,
an international
mentoring programme
and personal development scheme for female postdocs in the fields
of natural science and engineering. Invited speaker on the topic of dual
careers.
March 11 2009, Zurich, Switzerland.
2008
 Seminar at the Institute
of Statistics, University of
Neuchatel.
"Variable importance based on intervention calculus".
November 25 2008, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
 Swiss Statistics Seminar. Invited talk.
"Variable importance based on intervention calculus".
October 24 2008, Bern, Switzerland.
 Workshop Understanding
the New Statistics: Expanding Core Statistical Theory. Invited
talk.
"Variable importance based on intervention calculus".
September 1419 2008, Banff International Research Station for
Mathematical Research and Discovery (BIRS), Canada.
 XXIVth
International Biometric Conference. Poster presentation.
"Confidence intervals for current status data with competing
risks".
July 1318, 2008, University College Dublin, Ireland.
 ISBIS2008
International Symposium on Business and Industrial
Statistics. Invited talk.
"Variable importance based on
intervention calculus".
July 14 2008, Prague, Czech Republic.
 Workshop High
Dimensional Statistics in Biology. Invited participant.
March 31  April 4, 2008, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK.
 Inaugural lecture at ETH Zurich (Einfuehrungsvorlesung).
"Statistical estimation with censored data". Slides. Video.
March 7 2008, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
2007
 Seminar at the Institute of
Mathematics, Ecole
Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.
"Computation of the MLE for bivariate interval censored data".
Slides.
December 7 2007, Lausanne, Switzerland.
 Swiss Statistics Seminar. Invited talk.
"Limiting distribution of the MLE for current status data with competing risks".
Slides.
November 16 2007, Luzern, Switzerland.
 Oberwolfach workshop:
Reassessing the Paradigms of Statistical ModelBuilding. Invited participant.
October 2127 2007, Oberwolfach, Germany.
 Workshop on
Algorithms in Complex Systems. Invited talk.
"Computation of the MLE for bivariate interval censored data".
Video,
slides,
Rscript, example data set.
September 2426 2007, EURANDOM, The Netherlands.
 2007 WNAR/IMS Meeting. Invited talk.
"Inconsistency of the MLE for the joint distribution of interval
censored survival times and continuous marks."
Slides.
June 2427 2007, University of California Irvine.
 Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Seminar, University of Washington.
"Estimating the distribution of the incubation period of HIV/AIDS".
Slides.
April 5 2007, Seattle, Washington.
 Seminar at Penn State
University.
February 16 2007, State College, Pennsylvania.
 Seminar at Rutgers
University.
February 14 2007, University Park, Pennsylvania.
 Seminar at the Free
University of Amsterdam.
February 5 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 Seminar at the ETH
Zurich.
January 31 2007, Zurich, Switzerland.
 Seminar at the University
of California Berkeley.
January 22 2007, Berkeley, California.
 Seminar at Iowa
State University.
January 16 2007, Ames, Iowa.
2006
 Oberwolfach workshop:
Qualitative assumptions and regularization in highdimensional statistics. Invited talk.
"Limiting distribution of the MLE for current status data with competing risks".
Slides.
November 511 2006, Oberwolfach, Germany.
 The Eighth Northwest Probability Seminar. Participant.
October 22 2006, Seattle, Washington.
 Seminar, University of Groningen.
"Nonparametric estimation for current status data with competing risks".
Slides.
September 6 2006, Groningen, The Netherlands.
 JSM 2006.
Topic contributed talk.
"Limiting distribution of the MLE for current status data with competing risks".
Slides.
August 510 2006, Seattle, Washington.

Conference on statistical methods in epidemiology and observational studies. Participant.
In honor of Norman E. Breslow.
August 4 2006, Seattle, Washington.
 Asymptotics, particles,
processes and inverse problems. Invited talk.
On the occasion of the 65th birthday of Piet Groeneboom.
"Nonparametric estimation for current status data with competing risks".
Slides.
July 1014 2006, Leiden, The Netherlands.
 2006 ENAR spring meeting. Invited talk.
"Nonparametric estimation for current status data with competing risks: rates of convergence".
Slides.
March 2629 2006, Tampa, Florida.
2005
2004
 JSM 2004. Topic contributed talk.
"Reduction algorithm for the NPMLE for the distribution function of bivariate interval censored data".
Slides
and
paper.
August 812 2004, Toronto, Canada.
 Dutch Statistical Day 2004. Invited talk.
"Nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation for bivariate censored data".
Slides.
April 27 2004, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.