AARMS 2017 Summer School at UPEI, July 3 to 28

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) is holding its 2017 summer school this July at UPEI. For a four-week period every summer, AARMS invites highly regarded faculty from around the world to deliver graduate courses in the mathematical sciences and their applications. The goals are to broaden the education of graduate students and to encourage promising undergraduates to continue their study.

Accommodations and registration is free for students, however travel arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the students.

Theme: Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences.

Time and location: July 3–28, 2017, University of Prince Edward Island

School Directors: Dr. Alexander Alvarez, Dr. Gordon MacDonald, and Dr. Nasser Saad.

The summer school is intended for graduate students and promising undergraduate students from all parts of the world. Each participant is expected to register for at least two of the three courses. Each course consists of three hours lecture sessions per day for two weeks. These are graduate courses approved by the University of Prince Edward Island. AARMS will facilitate transfer credit to the extent possible.

Courses

Equity-Linked Life Insurance (July 3–15)
Instructor: Dr. Alexander Melnikov, University of Alberta.

Statistical Modeling in Finance and Insurance: from data to real-time decision making (July 17–28)
Instructor: Dr. Manuel Morales, University of Montreal.

Stochastic Control with applications to Mathematical Finance (July 17– 28)
Instructor: Dr. Agnès Sulem, Centre de Recherche Inria de Paris

For more information, please visit aarms.math.ca/affiliated/summer2017/

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