Meetings in 2018-2019

Coming Soon Meetings:

Meetings organized with the support of the ESSEC research center, the LabEx MME-DII, the French Institute of Actuaries - Institut des Actuaires, and the group BFA (Banque Finance Assurance) of SFdS (Société Française de Statistique)

Calendar of the meetings  in 2018-2019:

Thanks to our assistant Stéphanie Martinez, and also to Marcel Bräutigam (PhD) for his help! Thanks also to the IT teams on both La Défense and Singapore campuses.

Focus on Cyber Risk & Security or/ and Data Analytics/Data Science: seminars co-organized with Jeremy Heng (ESSEC CREAR), Olga Klopp (ESSEC CREAR), and Isabelle Wattiau (ESSEC, Information Systems)
The two topics of the first semester are data science and cyber risk & security, in the continuity of last year. In this series of seminars, various experts from academic or professional institutions will discuss methods/technics of data analytics (or more generally data science) and applications & problems linked to risk analysis & management, with a specific interest on cyber risk & security. Our ESSEC colleague, Prof. Jeremy Heng (Statistician, who just joined Essec Faculty in January 2019 - Essec Asia Pacific Campus), has joined the organizing team of the WG Risk. Prof. Isabelle Wattiau (ESSEC, Expert in Information Systems and who is working on cyber security) is also part of the organizing team for this seminars series.

Call for papers: 'Cyber Risk and Security' special issue in the journal Risks 
Guest Editors:  Michel Dacorogna (Prime Re Solutions, Switzerland) and Marie Kratz (ESSEC CREAR) 
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 3 November 2019 

 Seminars take place simultaneously at: 
- Essec Asia Pacific, 
Level 3, room 7, at 6
:30 - 7:30pm
Essec La Défense (
Cnit), Room 202, at 
12:30 - 1:30 pm
May 2, 2019

Detecting clusters in the data from variance decompositions of its projections 

 Abstract                                                                                               Talk
Prof. Yannis YATRACOS
 Cyprus Univ. of Technology

May 23
, 2019
Room 237

Unraveling clusters: a Markov random field approach,  with an application to Indian Monsoon
 Abstract                                                                                            Talk
 Prof. Sreekar VADLAMANI
TIFR CAM Bangalore 
& Lund Univ., Stat. Dpt.

June 17
, 2019

On the global convergence of gradient descent
for non convex machine learning problems 
 Abstract                                                                                            Talk
        Dr. Francis BACH
July 5, 2019
Essential Concepts of Causal Inference: 
A remarkable history and an intriguing future
  Abstract                                                                                           Talk                                                                                                                   Vidéo
Prof. Donald RUBIN

   January 17, 2019
Graphical Models for Extreme Events

    Abstract                                                                                    Talk

Prof. Justin DAUWELS

 January 30, 2019
 A Bayesian General Linear Modeling Approach 
to Cortical Surface fMRI Data Analysis

    Abstract                                                                                    Talk
      Prof. David BOLIN
Chalmers Univ.
February 8, 2019
Internet Traces and the Analysis of Online Illicit Markets
Cancelled Event
Prof. Quentin ROSSY
Univ. Lausanne 
  February 27, 2019
Pricing of cyber insurance contracts in a network model

   Abstract                                                                                      Talk
     Prof. Stefan WEBER
Leibniz Univ.
March 13, 2019
Double Robust Methods for Missing Data
   Abstract                                                                                        Talk
  Prof. Shaun SEAMAN
        Univ. of Cambridge

October 16 , 2018
    EEE - La Défense 
Room 202
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Cyber Risk as registered at C3N 

Dr Edouard KLEIN
Capitaine Gendarmerie Nationale
Chargé de Projet R&D C3N, SCRC, PJGN
October 23 , 2018
    EEE - La Défense 
Room 202
12:30 - 1:30 pm
                             (Re)Insuring Cyber Risks
  Abstract                                                                                           Talk
Sébastien HEON
Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer
Cyber Solutions  -  SCOR
November 9, 2018
    EEE - La Défense 
Room 202
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Random Forests for Big Data

  Abstract                                                                                           Talk    
Prof. Jean-Michel POGGI

LMO Paris-Sud Univ & 

Paris Descartes Univ.

November 27, 2018
    EEE - La Défense 
Room 202
12:30 - 1:30 pm

 Binary classification in Extreme regions

 Abstract                                                                                           Talk                

LTCI, Télécom ParisTech Paris-Saclay Univ.

 December 11, 2018
    EEE - La Défense 
Room 202
12:30 - 1:30 pm

From Information System Security 
to Data Anonymization
 Abstract                                                                                             Talk
Prof. Isabelle WATTIAU
Information Systems 
ESSEC Business School
 December 20, 2018
   EEE - La Défense 
Room 202
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Cyber Defence - two cases of practical attacks 
               in business communications

 Abstract                                                                                               Talk
Patrick LEGAND
XIRIUS Informatique