International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields (ICON STARF)

The ERA Chair team will organise the International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields (ICON STARF) between 12 and 16 July 2021 at the University of Luxembourg, on Belval campus. It will feature a range of plenary speakers who are experts in the field worldwide, including from the USA, UK, China, Germany and the Netherlands.

The final list of invited speakers can be found here.

The aim of the conference ICON STARF is to bring together young researchers and renowned experts in mathematical statistics, signal processing, statistical learning, probability, approximation theory, and all other areas that contribute to the mathematical development of data science. We shall allow time for discussion and stimulate scientific collaboration and exchange among participants. A low registration fee will enable PhD students, post-docs and young researchers to participate in the conference. ICON STARF is part of the SanDAL programme of the ERA Chair which has been awarded to the University of Luxembourg by the European Horizon 2020 initiative.



The event is organised by the University of Luxembourg. If you have any question, please send your request to


The event is supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) – Funding number RESCOM/2020/14975743.