The 44th annual Meeting of Dutch Statisticians and Probabilists (Bijeenkomst Stochastici) is now open for registration,
  • What Stochastics English
  • When 13-11-2017 to 15-11-2017 (Europe/Amsterdam / UTC100)
  • Where Westhofflaan 2, 6741 KH Lunteren, The Netherlands
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone +31 (0)20-5924008
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The 46th annual meeting of the Dutch probability and statistics community.

November 13-15, 2017
Conference Centre De Werelt
Westhofflaan 2, 6741 KH Lunteren
Tel: +31 (0)318-484641
W.Th.F. den Hollander (Leiden)
M.N.M. van Lieshout (CWI/Twente)
A.W. van der Vaart (Leiden)
Stochastics - Theoretical and Applied Research (STAR) cluster
Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research through its Section Mathematical Statistics (VVS+OR)


M.N.M. van Lieshout
Marie-Colette DOT van DOT Lieshout AT cwi DOT nl
+31 (0)20-5924008


Six invited speakers give two lectures of one hour each on topics in statistics or probability. The lectures are open to anyone who is interested. Registration starts Monday at 10.30; the programme ends Wednesday after lunch.

Monday November 13
10:30-11:15 Coffee & registration
11:15-11:30 Opening
11:30-12:30 .......
12:45 Lunch
15:30-16:00 Tea
16:00-17:00 .......
17:00-18:00 .......
18:45 Dinner
  Poster session
Tuesday November 14
08:00-09:00 Breakfast
09:00-10:00 .......
10:00-10:30 Coffee
10:30-11:30 .......
11:30-12:30 .......
12:45 Lunch
15:30-16:00 Tea
16:00-17:00 .......
17:00-18:00 .......
18:45 Dinner
Wednesday November 15
07:30-08:30 Breakfast
08:30-09:30 .......
09:30-10:30 .......
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 .......
12:00-13:00 .......
13:15 Lunch



A poster session is held on Monday evening. If you would like to present a poster, please send us a title by completing the appropriate section on the registration form. Poster boards and attachment materials are provided by the organization. Posting your poster is your own responsibility. Please be present for discussion with the public during the poster session. We strongly recommend the A0 or A1 format.

Participation fee and lodging

A limited number of people may stay at the conference centre overnight.

Package     Price    
(in EUR)
Full stay (registration fee, accomodation and all meals from Monday before lunch to Wednesday after lunch) 350
Two day arrangement (registration fee, one overnight stay and all meals during two days) 230
Participation in the scientific programme without an overnight stay (per day) 90


EVERYONE who wishes to participate in the meeting, including those who will not stay overnight nor take meals, is requested to register and pay.

Registrations from October 1 are subject to higher fees. If a reservation is cancelled before October 1, then the participation fee will be refunded. Cancellations are not possible after October 1st. In the case of a cancellation contact the responsible organiser.

Registration is closed. Transfer the fee to the appropriate account as indicated on the registration form. Residents of countries outside the SEPA zone or living in a country not using the Euro may pay by credit card or in cash at the meeting, if requested beforehand.

Travel information

De Werelt is easily reached by train. The train station is Lunteren. See the trein schedule or the public transport schedule.

From the train station it is a 15-20 minute walk to De Werelt. See the path on Open Street Maps or Google maps or look at the map below.

Directions for travel by car can be found on the web site of De Werelt.

The forests surrounding De Werelt show all colours in fall and offer nice hiking opportunities during the afternoon. Bring solid shoes with you, though, and watch out for the weather on the rain radar.