
 Financial Mathematics Kickoff Workshop 
  The Opening Workshop for the SAMSI program on Financial Mathematics, Statistics and Econometrics will be held MondayWednesday, September 1921, 2005, at the Radisson Hotel RTP in Research Triangle Park, NC. 
  The goal of the opening workshop is to initiate discussion focused on identifying avenues of areas of research in financial mathematics, statistics and econometrics, including models of risk and uncertainty, extreme events; equity, credit, and energy markets; computational and practitioners issues, portfolio optimization. 
  The workshop is open to applied mathematicians, statisticians, economists, and related fields, with interest in or research focus on financial mathematics, statistics and econometrics. 
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