The forthcoming Summer School on “Distributed Control: Decentralization and Incentives” that will take place at the CIRM in Luminy, from June 14 to 18, 2021

The summer school is open to all students (Master’s degree or PhD) interested in its topics. It will include:

  • An Introduction to Mean-Field Games (4h30)- by Pr. Pierre Cardaliaguet (Université Paris-Dauphine)
  • A Course on Principal-Agent Problems (4h30) – by Pr. Dylan Possamaï (ETH Zurich)
  • A Course on Reinforcement Learning / Statistical Learning (4h30), by Pr. Romuald Elie (Deepmind & Université Gustave Eiffel)


It will also include some lectures by expert practitioners :


  • A lecture on Communication Networks (1h30) by Pr. Merouane Debbah (Centrale Supelec & Huawei Technologies) 
  • A lecture on Energy Markets (1h30) by Nadia Oudjane (EDF R&D) 
  • A lecture on Quantitative Finance (1h30) (speaker yet to be confirmed)


It will also include some paper sessions and some poster sessions to allow the students to present the advancement of their research. 
The program will also include some spare time to allow the participants to discuss / advance their own research.

The students willing to apply for the Summer School are invited to fill the online application form

The (accepted) students will have all their travel and accommodation expenses covered by the organisation.

An outline of the event, including the themes covered is already available on the Summer School website.  

The Summer school is supported by the Chair “Finance and Sustainable Development”, the “FiME Lab” Research Initiative, the LABEX “Finance & Sustainable Growth”(Institut Louis Bachelier) and the CIRM.

If you have any question regarding this event, you can send an email to:

Do not hesitate to circulate this announcement to your colleagues and students.


  • IdR FiME


CIRM 163 Avenue de Luminy, Marseille, 13009 France