This meeting is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Bernoulli Society of Mathematical Statistics and Probability, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the University of Utah Department of Mathematics.

Travel and lodging expenses may be partially covered from a grant from the National Science Foundation. Depending on the number of applicants, priority will be given to gradute students and then to postdocs and other young researchers (especially those presenting a short talk). However, all participants are welcome to apply.

If you want to be considered for financial support, fill out a registration form before April 1, 2016 and check the corresponding button. Make sure you fill out the room sharing information. Also, please arrange for a letter of recommendation. It can be submitted by email.

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are especially encouraged to apply.

See the Visitor Information page regarding accomodation, directions, etc.

If you are being reimbursed, then fill out the Visitor Reimbursement Form. You can then email the form to If you are not a US resident, then you need to email a copy of the bio page of your passport, as well as a copy of your visa page. Attach also a copy of your airplane ticket receipt, showing the price and a proof of payment. Plenary speakers should also email copies of their taxi (or other transportation) receipts. Put FPD16 in the subject line. Cc