BENESFEST : A day of stochastic control in honor of

Thursday, May 4th, 2000

To celebrate Vic's many seminal contributions to Applied Probability, a day-long conference in his honor will be held on May 4, 2000 at Columbia University.  This event will be followed by Applied Probability Day on May 5th.

Invited speakers include:

Alain Bensoussan,
Mark Davis,
Wendell Fleming,
Harold Kushner,
Jin Ma,
Steve Shreve,
Bill Sudderth.

In addition, Sanjoy Mitter and Ray Rishel will comment on Vic's work and on his many contributions.

A dinner in Vic's honor will be held following the conference.

LOCATION:  501 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University
(Enter campus at West 116th Street/Broadway or West 116th
Street/Amsterdam Avenue.)

REGISTRATION IS  FREE, but please register.

For inquiries and registration:

Mrs. Doodmatie Kalicharan,
Department of Statistics,
Columbia University, New York, 10027
Phone : 212-854-3653
Email :