16. TALKS GIVEN SINCE 2000:
Invited speaker: ‘Various actuaries’: Perceptions of the actuarial profession
Invited speaker: Edinburgh RSS group: Data mining and statistics
Invited speaker: Lancashire/East Cumbria RSS group: Data mining and statistics
Invited lecture: Glaxo Wellcome: Data mining in practice
Invited lecture: National Audit Office: Data mining in practice
Invited seminar: Herts and Beds RSS group: Data mining in practice
Invited speaker: German classification society: Modern data analysis: a clash of paradigms
Invited lecture: Office for National Statistics: Data mining in practice
Banquet guest speaker: Interface 2000, New Orleans: Measuring the Earth
Invited speaker: Conference on Statistics, Science and Public Policy V: Society, Science and Education: Education to equip people for change.
Invited seminar: Merseyside RSS local group, Data mining in practice
Invited lecture: Conference on measurement and multivariate statistics, Banff: Quantification and human progress.
Invited speaker: RSS General Applications Section: Statistics in retail banking.
Invited speaker: Pzifer: Data mining for fun and profit
Inaugural lecture: Imperial College: The end of statistics?
Keynote speaker: IFCS 2000, Namur, Belgium: Breaking the mould: some new problems in supervised classification.
Invited speaker: ASA, Indianapolis, Credit scoring
Invited talk: COMPSTAT 2000, Utrecht: Data mining in practice
Invited talk: Conference of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors: Behavioural research in consumer banking
Invited short course: RSS conference, 2000, Statistics in Finance
Invited speaker: RSS conference, 2000, Intelligent tools for data analysis or tools for intelligent data analysis?
Invited seminar: Birmingham RSS local group, Measurement
Invited seminar: Exeter RSS local group, Data mining in practice
Invited talk: IMA/Bank of England: Assessing credit risk in retail financial services
Invited talk: Royal Holloway and Surrey joint meeting: Measurement and statistics
Invited seminar: Manchester RSS group: Data mining in practice
Invited seminar: Manchester Metropolitan Univ: Credit scoring
Invited seminar: Imperial College seminar: Data mining for fun and profit.
Invited seminar: Highlands RSS group: Data mining in practice
Invited seminar: Sussex RSS group: Modelling consumer credit risk
Invited speaker: Conference on Statistics, Science and Public Policy VI: The framing of decisions; Science and scientists – the culture wars; Discussion and conclusions
Keynote address: Data mining for fun and profit. SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, Chicago
Invited speaker: Pzifer: Deconstructing statistical questions.
Invited short course: University of Waterloo, Canada: Classification.
Invited talk: Canadian International Bank of Commerce: The customer quality scale.
Invited speaker: Fair Isaac Interact conference, London: The customer quality scale.
Invited short course: Barcelona: Statistical methods in consumer credit scoring
Keynote address: Paragon. The customer quality scale.
Invited talk: 2nd International Workshop on Multiple Classifier Systems: Cambridge: Multiple classifier systems based on interpretable linear classifiers
Contributed talk: Edinburgh Credit Scoring and Credit Control VII: Measuring Customer Quality
Contributed keynote address to replace scheduled keynote after WTC attack: Patterns in data mining
Invited talk: Glasgow: British Association for the Advancement of Science: Statistical analysis of retail banking data
Invited seminar: Open University: Multiple classifier systems based on interpretable linear classifiers
Keynote speaker: SAS conference M2001: North Carolina: Patterns
Invited talk: Glaxo-SmithKline, UK Statistics Conference: Patterns in data mining.
read paper: Fayers and Hand: Causal
variables, indicator variables and measurement scales:
an example from quality of life
Invited talk: Equifax New Technology Forum Conference
Invited talk: Sheffield RSS seminar Data mining for fun and profit
Invited seminar: Imperial College Department of Computing: Modern data analysis: a clash of paradigms
Invited seminar: Imperial College School of Management: Credit risk in the retail banking sector
Invited speaker: Conference on Statistics, Science and Public Policy VII: Selling mackerel by the pound.
Invited speaker: Conference on Statistics, Science and Public Policy VII: Individual freedom and the choice of umbrella.
Invited talk: RSS Quality Improvement Committee. Data mining and data quality.
Invited talk: IC Innovations Venture Capital evening: Metronomy
Invited talk: Centre for Innovation in Financial Services: The City and Academia: Horses for courses
Contributed talk: Conference on Credit Risk Modeling and Decisioning, Wharton School. Scorecard construction with unbalanced class sizes.
Invited talk: SchlumbergerSema: The statistical revolution in retail banking
Invited talk: Leeds Annual Statistics Research Workshop: Patterns in data mining.
Invited talk: International Federation of OR Societies. Building relevant scorecards.
Invited talk: Portuguese Statistical Society Conference. Supervised classification and tunnel vision
Opening talk: ESF Workshop on Pattern Detection and Discovery: Patterns
Invited talk: Unilever: Intelligent data analysis: paradigms and processes
Invited talk: Paris: Supervised classification and tunnel vision
Invited talk: Eurandom: Eindhoven, Statistical pattern discovery
Invited talk: Statistics, Science, and Public Policy 2003: April, Crime and Morality
Invited seminar: IC Bioinformatics group: Statistical pattern discovery for genomics and proteomics
Keynote talk: Italian Statistical Society, Naples, Statistical pattern discovery
Keynote speaker: Credit Scoring and Credit Control 8, Edinburgh 2003. Assessing scorecards
Contrib talk: Credit Scoring and Credit Control 8, Edinburgh 2003: Scorecards for new customers
Professor in Residence: Leonard N.Stern School of Business, New York University, Sept
- Patterns in data mining
- Marginal classifier improvement
Invited talk: Banff credit conference: October, Academic enthusiasms and commercial constraints the role of modern classification tools in credit scoring.
Invited talk: GlaxoSmithKline, Ware: Missing data
Invited talk: University of Florida, 9-10 Jan 04: Data quality
Invited seminar: Oxford University: 5 Feb 04:Pattern discovery
Invited seminar: Zurich, ETH, 29 Jan 04: Sophisticated simplicity in statistical classification
Invited seminar: Zurich, 30 Jan 04: Pattern discovery
Keynote address: Hamburg, 27 Feb 04: Academic enthusiasms in classification
Invited seminar: Gatsby unit, UCL, 11 Feb 11 04: Pattern discovery
Invited conference talk: RSS, 21 April, 04: Predicting customer behaviour in the financial services sector
Invited conference talk: Statistics, Science, and Public Policy 2004, 21-4 April 04: Grade inflation
RSS vote of thanks for Friedman and Meulman clustering paper: 5 May 04
Invited conference talk: Ghent, 10 May 04: Marginal classifier improvement and reality
Invited conference talk: Virginia, 17 May 04: Credit Rating and Scoring Models Conference. Good practice in retail scorecard assessment
Invited conference talk: RSS, 9 June 04, Statistical challenges in credit scoring
Invited presentation: IC Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, 16 June: Pattern recognition
Invited seminar: QinetiQ: Mining supervised classification performance studies. 9th July
Invited conference talk: IFCS Plenary 15 July 04, Chicago: Academic obsessions and classification realities: ignoring practicalities in supervised classification
Invited conference talk: ECML/PKDD, 22-4 Sept 04, Pisa, Strength in diversity: the advance of data analysis
Invited talk: ENBIS: Bank of Greece, 1 Oct 04, Athens, Predicting customer behaviour in the retail banking sector
Keynote address: IEEE, ICDM, 1-4 Nov 04, Brighton, Deception, distortion and discovery: data quality in data mining
Invited seminar: University of Pennsylvania: Nov 04, Measurement, scaling, statistics!
Wharton credit conference: Nov 04: How do you know if you’ve got it right? Validating credit scoring models
Invited seminar: IC SAS seminar series: Nov 04 Data mining
Invited seminar: IC Measurement, scaling, statistics!
Invited talk: Government Statistical Service conference 2004: The many faces of credit scoring
Invited workshop plenary: BT, Future Directions in Intelligent Systems for Data Analysis
Invited seminar: 4th February, Southampton University: Size matters
Invited presentation: 8th February, Imperial College Maths Institute: Classification
Invited talk: Office for National Statistics: Size matters, 25 Feb
Invited talk: UK KDD Symposium, Liverpool, 6th April: Spotting the difference: detecting anomalies in large data sets
Invited plenary: ISBIS4, Palm Cove, Australia, 14-16 April: Applications of statistics in the personal banking sector
Invited talk: Conference on Statistics, Science, and Public Policy, 10: 20-23 April. Universities: neither manufacturing nor service, but cooperative industry
Invited seminar: Sheffield: Academic obsessions and classification realities. 27 April.
Launch talk: Imperial Mathematical Sciences Institute, 29 April. Mathematical and statistical issues in retail banking
Keynote address: Niort, France, Statistical learning: recent advances and applications, 11-12 May
Opening address: IDA Workshop, Leiden: IDA past, present, and future, 18-19 May
Invited presentation: Herman Ader retirement symposium, Amsterdam: 20 May, Deconstructing statistical questions
Invited talk: RSS Computing and QI Sections. Data quality in data mining. 23 June (Shortened version of 2004 ICDM Keynote.)
Tutorial on data mining: PSI - RSS conference, Cardiff 11-22 July
Invited Panelist: JSM, Minneapolis, 7-11 August: Data mining and privacy, 10th Aug
Invited seminar: GMAC-RFC, Minneapolis, 8 Aug: On choosing the right thing to do, 8th Aug
Invited short course: Bremen, German OR Society: 5-6 September, Business Intelligence
Contributed talks: Edinburgh Credit Conference, 7-9 September: On customer lifetime value
Contributed talk: University of London Open Day 14 Sept. What is statistics?
Invited talk: Drug safety conference, London, 28 Sept. Principles of data mining.
Invited presentation: Hans-Herman Bock retirement, 14 October : Size matters: a paean to quantification.
Invited keynote: SAS DM2005, Las Vegas. 24-28 October. What you get is what you want? Some dangers of black box data mining.
Invited seminar: Cass Business School: 16 November. Marginal classifier improvement and reality
Invited seminar: UCL: 21 November. Size matters
R.C.Bose Memorial Lecture, Conf, Auburn, 2-4 December, Size matters.
Invited talk: Defence Science and Technology Laboratories, Farnborough, 11th Jan, Classification theory and methods.
Programme leader presentation: IMS advisory board 22 Feb: Mathematics in banking and finance
Invited seminar: Cambridge University Stats Lab 24 Feb: Size matters
Invited seminar: Oxford local RSS group, 14 March: Size matters
Aladdin project Research Theme 1 presentation: Individual actors. 21 March.
Invited talk, IC Singapore Alumni Society, Lotteries, luck, and why lightning does strike twice. April.
Invited tutorial, PAKDD Singapore, Anomaly detection methods, April
Keynote, PAKDD. Data mining and personal privacy, April
Invited talk, Statistics, Science and Public Policy, Herstmonceux, The information economy: personal privacy and public protection, April
Invited talk, Dutch Classification Society, Rotterdam, Size matters, April
Invited talk, Joint British Classification Society and RSS Statistical Computing Section, IC, Classifier technology and the illusion of progress, May, London
Invited talk: SMi Fraud conf. 5-6 June, On-line data mining strategies for detecting personal bank transaction fraud, London
Opening plenary: Government Statistical Service conference, 26 June, Size Matters: a paean to quantification, London
Invited talk: ESRC Research methods festival, 17-20 July, Data mining: use and misuse
IMS Open Day talk: Mathematical and Statistical Issues in Retail Banking, 20 July.
Presidential Address, IFCS 2006, 25-28 July, The length and breadth of classification science: the case study of banking fraud. Ljubljana.
Invited talk: COMPSTAT 2006, Detecting banking fraud in a cashless society, 28Aug-1st Sept., Rome.
Keynote opening address, Polish Classification Society, SKAD. Size matters. 20-22nd Sept, Wisła, Poland.
S3RI Special Seminar, Southampton University, Statistical issues in retail banking, Oct 19
Invited seminar, Edinburgh University, Statistics Department, Size Matters, 3 Nov
Invited seminar, Edinburgh University, Business School, Mining personal banking data to detect fraud, 3 Nov
Invited talk, 4th International Symposium on Confidential Reporting Systems, NPSA, London, Errors, faults, and anomalies: the system or the data?, 30 Nov.
Invited talk, Mertens supervised classification methods comparison, Leiden, Clinical mass spectrometry proteomic diagnosis, 1 March
Invited talk, Winton Capital Management, London, Size Matters, 21 March
Invited talk, RSS General Applications Section, Data mining meeting, London, What you get is what you want? Some dangers of black box data mining. 11-12 April,
Invited talk, Statistics, Science and Public Policy, Measurement in public policy: hitting a moving target, Herstmonceux, April 18-21.
Invited Presentation to Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Agency, London, Mining data for anomalies and unusual events, 10 May
Lead discussion at open meeting at the Dana Centre on Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics
Invited talk: French Statistical Society, Angers, France, Statistical tools for fraud detection in personal financial services. June 11-15
Invited talk: Royal Statistical Society Conference, York. Deception and dishonesty with data: fraud in science, July 16-20.
Invited talk: Paris: Workshop on Data Analysis and Classification, in honour of Edwin Diday, Mining personal banking data to detect fraud. September 4.
Keynote speaker: Venice: S.Co.2007, Conference of the Italian Statistical Association. How to select good classification methods, September 6-8.
Invited talk: Villa Cagnola - Gazzada - Italy. NATO ASI: Mining massive data sets for security. Statistical techniques for fraud detection, prevention, and evaluation. September 10-12.
Keynote speaker: Las Vegas. SAS M2007 conference. Fraud! Oct 1-2.
Invited Presentation to Young Statisticians / Graduate Statisticians, RSS, 11 Nov 07
Invited Presentation at RSS Careers day, Birmingham, 21 Nov 07
Presentation at IMS, Imperial, to mark end of ThinkCrime project, 23 Nov 07
Invited Presentation at GSS Young Statisticians Conference, Warwick, Deception and dishonesty with data: fraud in science, 10 Dec 07
Invited presentation to Financial Services Analytics Group, Thinking outside the box: new approaches to market segmentation. 24 Jan 08, London
Keynote address, Swedish Statistical Association, Stockholm, The Royal Statistical Society, Statistics, and the Future, 10-14 Mar 08
Invited presentation at RSS Young Statisticians meeting, Newport, Protection or Privacy: Mining Personal Data. 19th March 08
Invited after dinner talk, Statistics, Science and Public Policy conference, Herstmonceux, Let the facts speak for themselves, 16-19 Apr 08
Response to Sir Michael Scholar at UKSA launch, RSS Official Statistics Section, 10 April 08
Invited presentation at RSS young statisticians meeting, Deception and dishonesty with data, Nottingham, 8 May 08
Invited presentation, Isaac Newton Institute Industry Day, Frontiers in applications of data mining, 19 May 08
Presentation to ‘Friends of Imperial’ at IMS, Mathematics in banking and finance, 10 June 08
Invited Presentation, RBS International Risk Conference. Credit scoring: a future beyond empirical models, 12 June 08
Keynote, International Symposium on Forecasting: International Journal of Forecasting Editor’s Invited Talk, Mining the past to determine the future: problems and possibilities. Nice, 23-26 June 08
Invited talk. Data driven methods and the requirements for high performance computers. High Performance Computing and Statistics meeting, Manchester, 24th July 2008
Invited presentation, British Association Science Festival, Detecting fraud in retail banking, Liverpool, 6-11 September 08
Invited speaker: Privacy and statistics. Statistical Dining Club, London, 24 Sept 2008
Lead discussion at open meeting at the Dana Centre on Mathematical models in banking, 25 Sept 2008
Invited talk: Data mining for credit applications: promise and perils. CCR-interactive Conference, London, 7th Oct 2008
Invited talk: Credit scoring and iconic models. RBS, Edinburgh, 20th Nov 2008
Invited talk: Statistical techniques for fraud detection, prevention, and evaluation. Banque-Finance-Assurance de la SFdS, Paris, Nov 2008.
Invited talk: Evaluating predictive classifiers. Henry Stewart conference on Predictive Analytics. London, 4th Dec, 2008.
Presidential Address to the Royal Statistical Society, Modern statistics: the myth and the magic. London, 10th Dec 2008
Invited talk, Oxford and Cambridge Club: Scientific fraud. London, 13th Jan 09
Contributed talk, QFRMC conference: Evaluating scorecards. London, 23rd Jan 09
Invited talk, joint NISS-OCC meeting, A (personal) view of statistical issues in (mainly retail) credit risk assessment. 5-6 Feb, 09
Invited plenary, New Techniques and Technologies in Statistics, Eurostat, Brussels: Research in statistics: what’s the future of statistics, 18-20 Feb 09
Invited talk, Manchester University Business School and Statistics Group combined, Fraud in retail financial services: a challenge for statisticians, 24th Feb 09
Institute for Security Science and Technology, Data mining - an overview, Imperial College, 12 Mar 09
RSS Founders Day afternoon session: The Royal Statistical Society, Statistics, and the Future, 18 Mar 09
RSS Founders Day Reception talk, 18 Mar 09
Imperial Seminar, On the incoherence of the area under the ROC curve, and what to do about it. 20 Mar 09
Plenary, Research students conference, Size Matters, Lancaster 23 Mar 09
Invited presentation: Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine PR Association, Just one or two things you always wanted to know about statistics but were too embarrassed to ask. 26 Mar 09
Invited talk, Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival, Statistics: A Very Short Introduction. 30 Mar 09
Invited talk: Data Science and Learning, On the incoherence of the area under the ROC curve, and what to do about it. Paris, 2-5 Apr 09
Invited talk: Cass-CAPCO conference, Cass Business School, What does fraud cost the UK? Can we tell? 6th Apr 09
Invited talk: Statistics, Science and Public Policy, Teetering on the Edge, Herstmonceux Castle, 22-26 Apr 09
Invited talk: RSS South West gp, Plymouth, Fraud in retail financial services: a challenge for statisticians, 29th April 09
RSS Presidential Dinner speech, 13 May 09
Invited talk: RSS SW 60th, Newport: Fraud in retail financial services: a challenge for statisticians, 20th May
Invited talk: Foundation for Science and Technology, Royal Society: Mathematics and the banking crash, 10 June 09
Keynote address: KDD, Paris, Mismatched models, wrong results, and dreadful decisions: on choosing appropriate data mining models 28 June
Invited Introductory Overview Lecture on Statistical Learning and Data Mining, Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington DC, 3-8 Aug 09
Invited presentation preceding ASA Presidential Address, Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington DC, 3-8 Aug 09
Invited talk, Model misspecification vs problem misspecification. Joint
Invited talk, International Statistical
Institute Conference, Comparing
classification methods in diagnosing breast cancer from mass spectrometry data,
Contributed talk, Credit Scoring and
Credit Control Conference, How to
evaluate scorecards: and why using the Gini coefficient has cost you money,
Invited after dinner talk: Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference, Edinburgh 26-28 Aug, 09
Invited contribution to session on This house believes that credit scoring methods and applications are stuck in the 1980s, Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference, Edinburgh 26-28 Aug, 09
Various talks, as President, at RSS
Invited talk for Thales visit to Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College, 21 Sept 09
Invited Faculty Lecture, Glasgow University Faculty of Information and Mathematical Sciences, Evaluating ROC curves and the incoherence of the area under the curve, 5th Oct.