The Second Akaike Memorial Lecture Award is awarded to Professor Mike West of Duke University in USA. More detailed information is available at the website of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics ( http://www.ism.ac.jp/ura/press/ISM2018-05_e.html ).
The memorial lecture by the awardee will be held during the plenary session of the 2018 Japanese Joint Statistical Meeting in this September as follows.
[Lecturer] Professor Mike West (Duke University)
[Title] Bayesian Forecasting of Multivariate Time Series: Model Scalability, Structure Uncertainty and Decisions
[Discussants] Dr. Jouchi Nakajima (Bank for International Settlements), Dr. Christopher D. Glynn (University of New Hampshire)
[Date/Time] September 10, 2018 (a.m.)
[Venue] Building No. 5, Room 5534, Korakuen Campus, Chuo University
See also the website of the 2018 Japanese Joint Statistical Meeting ( http://www.jfssa.jp/taikai/2018/english/index.html ).