Conferences & Seminars

Invited Talks
  • 9th International Conference on Computational and Methodological Statistics (CMStatistics 2016), Seville December 2016. "Estimating equations, empirical likelihood and complex sampling".
  • Workshop on survey sampling in honour of Jean-Claude Deville, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2009. “Developing a scoring system for prioritising response-chasing”.
  • Office of Federal Statistics, Switzerland, 2002. “Estimation de la variance pour la proportion de ménages en dessous d'un seuil de pauvreté”

Other Talks
  • S3RI Seminar, 2014. "Penalised Empirical likelihood approach for parameters which are solutions of estimating equations"
  • 2nd Meeting S3RIENSAI, Southampton, UK, 2013. “A simple variance estimator of change for rotating repeated surveys: an application to the EU-SILC” with  Melike Oguz Alper
  • 2nd Meeting S3RIENSAI, Southampton, UK, 2013. “Recent advances in empirical likelihood approaches under complex sampling” with Omar De La Riva Torres
  • 59th ISI World Statistics Congress, Hong Kong, 2013. “Estimation of condence intervals for quantiles under unequal probability sampling using a new  empirical likelihood approach” with   Omar de La Riva Torres
  • 59th ISI World Statistics Congress, Hong Kong, 2013. “Empirical Likelihood confidence regions for regression parameters under unequal probability sampling” with  Melike Oguz-Alper
  • New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics, Eurostat, Brussels, Belgium, 2013. “Variance estimation of change of poverty based upon the Turkish EU-SILC survey” with  Melike Oguz Alper
  • The first (E/S)2 workshop, ENSAI, Rennes, France, 2012. “A unified theory of empirical likelihood confidence intervals for survey data” with Omar de la  Riva Torres.
  • Second Italian conference on survey Methodology, Pisa, Italy, 2011. “Estimation of trends with rotating repeated surveys”
  • University of Trier. Trier, Germany, 2010. “Standard Error Estimation for Measures of Population Change over Time from Repeated Surveys”
  • University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 2004. “A Jackknife Variance Estimator for Unequal Probability Sampling”
  • Statistics Canada, Ottawa, 2003. “Variance Estimation for Measures of Change in Probability Sampling”
  • International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society Plymouth, UK, 2002. “Variance Estimation for a Low-Income Proportion”
  • Statistics Canada, Ottawa, 2002. “Toward Optimal Regression Estimation in Sample Surveys”
  • Massey University, New Zealand, 2000. “Multilevel Estimation of Generalised Variance Functions”
  • Séminaire Sondage CREST-Bruz Bruz, France, 1999. “Une approximation de l'estimateur par la régresssion généralisées optimale” with M.H. Tirari
  • Workshop ENSAI, Rennes, France, 1998. “Variance estimation using list sequential scheme for unequal probability sampling”
  • Journée de contact FNRS Groupe analyse Statistique : Les méthodes de sondage Brussels, Belgium, 1998. “Comparaison de deux plans de sondage séquentiels: Le plan systématique et le plan de Chao”
  • Statistics Canada Symposium '97, New Directions In Surveys And Censuses Ottawa, Canada, 1997. “Rate of Convergence of an Asymptotic Variance for a pps Sequential”