28th Conference on Probability and Statistics

Abstract Information

Abstracts are closed! The deadline was 31 August 2023 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Abstract Fee and Author Instructions
All presenters must also register for the meeting.

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The 28th Conference on Probability and Statistics is organized by the Committee on Probability and Statistics and hosted by the American Meteorological Society.

Call for Papers

Papers for the 28th Conference on Probability and Statistics are solicited on the following:

  • Comparison of Machine Learning with Simple Statistical Methods; 
  • Ensemble and Multimodel Forecasting, including Postprocessing and Decision support; 
  • Statistical Estimation Methods; Statistical Significance Testing; Hypothesis Testing;
  • Extreme Value Analysis and Prediction; 
  • Novel Methods in Postprocessing and Verification of Forecasts;
  • Phenomena-based Verification and Validation Methods;
  • Probabilistic Forecasting, Uncertainty Analysis, and Verification of High Impact Weather Events 
  • Use of Probability and Statistics in the Classroom; 
  • Other topics in Probability and Statistics not mentioned above 

Joint Sessions

  • Physical Interpretability in Machine Learning
  • Statistics and Machine Learning for Climate Science 
  • Future of ensemble/probabilistic forecasting, decision support, or forecast verification/evaluation
  • Terrestrial and Space Weather General Model Validation Techniques  
  • Probabilistic Forecasts and Verification for Aviation
  • Role of Verification Synthesis Tools in Decision Making for the Transition from Research to Operations; 

Student Award Opportunities

The Probability and Statistics (ProbStat) Conference is proud to award four Student Presentation prizes at the 28th Conference Probability and Statistics.  This award recognizes outstanding student contributions based on the student's oral or poster presentation.

Contenders for the award must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled at a university (either at undergraduate or graduate level) at the time of the submission
  • Be the lead author and presenter of the work

Students who wish to be considered for this prize should indicate their interest when submitting the short abstract for consideration by the ProbStat conference organizers. Previous winners of this prize are no longer eligible.

Conference Contacts

For more information, please contact the program chairs: Tara Jensen ([email protected]) Yu Zhang ([email protected]) Julia Jeworrek ([email protected]), Ronak Patel ([email protected]), Xuguang Wang ([email protected])