Invited Talks:

A recursive point process model for infectious diseases. Point Process Workshop, Texas A&M, Sep 2018.
Teaching probability with Texas Holdem examples. JSM, Vancouver, Aug 2018.
-- Does your model account for earthworms?
Workshop on Forest and Wildland Fire Managemen, a risk management perspective, Banff, Nov 2017.
-- Sur l'estimation nonparametrique des processus Hawkes pour les tremblements de terre et pour les cas de Monkeypox en Afrique centrale.
Institut Henri Poincare Seminaire Parisien de Statistique, Paris, June 2016.
-- On nonparametric estimation of Hawkes processes for Loma Prieta earthquakes and DRC Monkeypox.
STAR Outreach Conference, keynote talk, Amsterdam, Apr 2016.
-- Some tricks for estimating space-time point processes.
Fields Workshop on Spatial-temporal Statistics, Toronto, Apr 2015.
-- Review of model evaluation techniques for spatial-temporal point processes.
UNLV Mathematics Seminar, Las Vegas, Mar 2015.
-- Model assessment techniques for spatial-temporal point processes.
Oregon State Statistics Seminar, Corvallis, Feb 2015.
-- Point process model evaluation for forecasts of wildfire activity and earthquakes.
UCLA Statistics Seminar, Los Angeles, Apr 2014.
-- Model evaluation techniques for forecasts of wildfire activity and spread
UC Santa Barbara Statistics and Applied Probability Seminar, Santa Barbara, Nov 2013.
-- Model evaluation for forecasts of wildfire activity and spread
Banff International Research Station, Workshop on Managing Fire on Populated Forest Landscapes, Banff, Oct 2013.
-- Some residual analysis methods for space-time point processes
Collaboratory Study of Earthquake Predictability Meeting, Rancho Mirage, June 2012.
-- Estimating ETAS
Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, April 2012.
-- Goodness of fit testing for point processes with application to ETAS models, spatial clustering, and focal mechanisms.
UCLA Earth and Space Sciences Seminar, Los Angeles, April 2010.
-- Incorporating earthquake orientation into Epidemic-Type Aftershock Sequence (ETAS) models for earthquake occurrences
USC Geophysics Seminar, Los Angeles, September 2009.
-- Separable conditional intensity estimates for space-time point processes with application to Los Angeles County wildfires
TIES Annual meeting, Bologna, July 2009.
-- Goodness-of-fit testing for point process models for earthquake occurrences
UCLA Statistics Seminar, Los Angeles, May 2009.
-- Residual analysis techniques for point process models for earthquake occurrences
Statistical Seismology Meeting, Lake Tahoe, April 2009.
-- Goodness-of-fit tests for point process models for forecasting earthquakes
Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Monterey, April 2009.
-- A survey of goodness-of-fit tests for point process models for earthquake occurrences
University of Washington, Statistics Seminar, Seattle, April 2009.
-- Forecasting earthquakes and wildfires using point processes with directional covariates
University of Aalborg, Mathematics Seminar, Aalborg, Denmark, June 2008.
-- Probability applied to Poker, Earthquakes, and Wildfires
Kenter Canyon Elementary School LEAPSTER forum Los Angeles, June 2008.
-- Forecasting the occurrences of wildfires and earthquakes using point processes with directional covariates
University of Nevada, Reno, Statistics Seminar, Reno, May 2008.
-- Investigating the forecasting of wildfire hazard in Los Angeles County
UCLA Careers in Statistics Seminar, Los Angeles, February 2007.
-- Applications of space-time point processes in wildfire forecasting
IPAM workshop on crime hotspots, Los Angeles, February 2007.
-- Some Current Problems in Point Process Research
Universita di Palermo Statistics Seminar, Palermo, Sicily, December 2006.
-- Applications of point process modeling, separability testing, and estimation to wildfire hazard assessment
Universita di Palermo Statistics Seminar, Palermo, Sicily, December 2006.
-- Estimation and Inference for Point Processes
Universita di Palermo Statistics Seminar, Palermo, Sicily, December 2006.
-- An Introduction to Point Processes
Universita di Palermo Statistics Seminar, Palermo, Sicily, December 2006.
-- Some issues in wildfire hazard assessment, including the estimation of separable point process models.
Neymann Seminar, Berkeley, March 2006.
-- Prototypes, separability, and K-functions, and their use in earthquake and wildfire risk assessment
Institute of Statistical Mathematics Seminar, Tokyo, February 2006.
-- Prototypes and K-functions, with applications to earthquake occurrence data.
UC Riverside Statistics Seminar, Riverside, October 2005.
-- Prototypes, K-functions, and self-similarity, applied to earthquake occurrence data.
UCLA Earth and Space Sciences Seismological Seminar, Los Angeles, October 2005.
-- Separable Point Processes and their use in Wildfire Risk Estimation.
Stanford Statistics Seminar, Palo Alto, May 2005.
-- Separable Point Processes and their use in Wildfire Risk Estimation.
Fields Workshop Presentation, Toronto, May 2005.
-- Separable Point Processes and Applications to Wildfire Risk Estimation.
UC Davis Statistics Seminar, Davis, April 2005.
-- Towards improved prediction of wildfire risk.
ENAR Annual Meeting, Austin, March 2005.
-- Some Statistical Issues in the Estimation of Wildfire Risk in Los Angeles County.
UCLA Biostatistics Seminar, Los Angeles, February 2005.
-- Earthquakes, point processes, and prototypes.
Los Alamos National Laboratory Statistics Seminar, Los Alamos, March 2004.
-- Earthquakes, point processes, and prototypes.
University of British Columbia Statistics Seminar, Vancouver, February 2004.
-- Applications of Point Process Residual Analysis in Seismology.
Joint Statistical Meetings Invited Paper, San Francisco, August 2003.
-- Prototype Point Processes and Applications in Seismology.
Banff Institute Research Station Workshop on Point Processes, Banff, June 2003.
-- Point Process Residual Analysis and Seismological Applications.
Statistics Seminar, UC Riverside, May 2003.
-- Evaluation of statistical models for earthquakes.
IMA Workshop: Point Process Modeling and Seismological Applications of Statistics, Minneapolis, June 2002.
-- Point process transformations and applications to wildfire data.
Statistics Seminar, University of Washington, March 2002.
-- Fire hazard estimation using spatial point processes.
SIAM annual meeting, San Diego, July 2001.
-- Exploratory analysis of wildfire occurrence data.
UCLA Biostatistics Seminar, Los Angeles, October 2000.
-- Short-term exciting, long-term correcting models for earthquake catalogs.
Statistical Seismology Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, April 2000.
-- Short-term exciting, long-term correcting models for earthquake catalogs.
Victoria University Statistics Seminar, Wellington, New Zealand, April 2000.
-- Preliminary analysis of Los Angeles wildfire data.
Massey University Statistics Seminar, Palmerston North, New Zealand, April 2000.
-- Assessment of computer models: models for wildfire behavior.
Los Alamos National Laboratory Workshop, Santa Fe, December 1999.
-- Rescaled Poisson processes and the Brownian bridge.
UCSB Statistics Seminar, Santa Barbara, November 1999.
-- Short-term Exciting, Long-term Correcting behavior in earthquake catalogs.
USC Geophysics Seminar, Los Angeles, September 1999.
-- Applications of point processes in image analysis.
USC Statistics Seminar, Los Angeles, April 1999.
-- There are no Poisson image processes.
Southern California Probability Symposium, Los Angeles, December 1998.
-- A picture worth 32 words.
UCLA Statistics Seminar, Los Angeles, December 1998.
-- Some facts about point processes.
GSO Seminar, UCLA, October 1998.
-- Spatial point processes and Watanabe's theorem.
Basic Notions Seminar, U.C. Berkeley, November 1997.


Contributed Talks:

-- Estimation of ETAS models for earthquake occurrences.
Poster, with co-authors Annie Chu, Ka Wong, Qi Wang, Yan Kagan, David Jackson, Peter Bird, Max Werner.
So. Calif. Earthquake Center Annual Meeting , Palm Springs, September 2008.
-- Bias in the Estimation of Self-Exciting Point Process Models for Earthquake Occurrences.
with Annie Chu, Alejandro Veen.
JSM , Salt Lake City, August 2007.
-- An Application of Voronoi Diagrams to Modeling Earthquake Catalogs.
with Christopher Barr.
JSM , Salt Lake City, August 2007.
-- Statistical Modeling of Seismic Moment Release.
with Suresh Kumar, Ilya Zaliapin, and Yan Kagan.
American Geophysical Union, Annual meeting, San Francisco, December 2006.
-- Describing wildfire patterns using prototype point patterns.
Joint Statistical Meetings, Toronto, August 2004.
-- Assessment of Wildfire Risk Estimates in Los Angeles County, California.
Joint Statistical Meetings, New York, August 2002.
-- Evidence for threshold-type relationships between fire incidence and ecological factors.
Forest Fires 2001: Operational Mechanisms, Firefighting Means and New Technologies, Athens, Greece, March 2001.
-- SELC models for earthquake occurrences.
Seismological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Seattle, May 1999.
-- Point processes in O(root n) image analysis.
ENAR-IMS Annual meeting, Atlanta, March 1999.
-- Evaluation of multidimensional models for earthquakes using random spatial transformations.
Seismological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, April 1997.