Winter School for young researchers taking place on January 8 – 13, 2017


Give young researchers the opportunity to present their findings in a friendly environment, to meet and speak to researchers in other disciplines working on similar topics and to receive feedback from a few well-known experts in their field about the relevance of their work both in academia and practice.

Targeted audience

Young researchers (PhD students and researchers, academics, practitioners within 5 years after PhD) across disciplines, such as actuarial science, demography, insurance, mathematics, statistics, epidemiology, biology, economics.


The structure of the Winter School will consist in opening experts presentations (45 min), contributed talks (20 to 30 min) by participating young researchers, followed by pannel discussions.

Organized by

Séverine Arnold (-Gaille), Département de sciences actuarielles (DSA), Faculté des HEC, Université de Lausanne

Corina Constantinescu, Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (IFAM), Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool


January 8 – 13, 2017


Congressi Stefano Franscini, Ascona, Switzerland (see Directions for all the information)

Registration fee

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, the registration & hotel fee is set at only CHF 575 per participant. The fee includes:

  1. Accommodation from Sunday January 8th to Friday January 13th, 2017 (5 nights)
  2. Breakfast from Monday to Friday
  3. Lunch from Monday to Friday
  4. Dinner from Sunday to Thursday
  5. Excursion on Wednesday afternoon