-- 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.

-- 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.