Call for Registration

The 5th International Gerber-Shiu Workshop

Monday to Tuesday, July 7-8, 2014, Hong Kong.


  • Workshop description
  • Invited speakers
  • Submission deadline
  • Important dates
  • Registration
  • Accomodation
  • Contacts

    Workshop description

    The theme of the workshop is risk theory, with particular emphasis on ruin theory and related problems.


    Invited speakers

    Professor Elias Shiu University of Iowa


    Submission deadline

    Submission is by extended abstract using the provided template in Microsoft Word format. The abstract should include a title and a text between 150-500 words. Authors are invited to send their submissions electronically to

    All accepted speakers will have a 20 mins. talk in the workshop. Please note that no more than 20 talks will be accepted.


    Important dates

     Abstracts submission deadline:April 30, 2014
     Notification of acceptance:Beginning of the May, 2014
     Registration deadline for accepted speakers:May 15, 2014
     Registration deadline:June 16, 2014
     Workshop:July 7-8, 2014



    The registration fee is HK$2500 which covers 1 banquet, 4 coffee sessions and 2 lunches. Only credit card payment in HK$ will be accepted. Registration for accepted abstracts should be done by May 15, 2014. Registration starts in mid-January, 2014.

    The optional fee is HK$500 per each companion (includes 1 banquet and 2 lunches) and must register in the registration form. Payment of companion should be settled on site at the Registration & Enquiry Desk by cash in Hong Kong dollars.

    Please click here for the registration.



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    Mail:The Secretariat, 5th International Gerber-Shiu Workshop,
    Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science
    The University of Hong Kong
    Pokfulam Road, HONG KONG

    Fax:(852) 2858 9041

    Tel.:(852) 2857 8311