Invited talks in conferences (selected)

  1. Cacoullos, T. and Koutras, M. ''Minimum-distance discrimination for spherical distribution'', Pacific Area Statistical Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 1982.
  2. Koutras, M. V. ''Reliability analysis of consecutive dual failure mode systems'', Second World Congress of Nonlinear Analysis, Athens, Greece, 1996.
  3. Koutras, M. V ''Waiting times and number of appearances of events in a sequence of discrete random variables'', International Conference on Combinatorial Methods and Applications to Probability and Statistics, Hamilton, Canada, 1997.
  4. Koutras, M. V ''On a waiting time distribution in a sequence of Markov dependent trials'', International Conference on Combinatorial Methods and Applications to Probability and Statistics, Hamilton, Canada, 1997.
  5. Koutras, M. V ''A covariance bound for the distribution of the sum of associated random variables'', Taipei International Symposium-Taiwan, August 15-17, 1999.
  6. Koutras, M. V., Antzoulakos, D.L. and Bersimis, S. ''Waiting times associated with the sum of success run lengths'', Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Boreaux, France, 2000.
  7. Koutras, M. V, Tsitmidelis S and Zissimopoulos V. ''Evaluation of reliability bounds by the aid of set-covering problem algorithms'', HERCMA, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, 2001.
  8. Koutras, M. V, Tsitmidelis S and Zissimopoulos V.''Evaluation of reliability bounds by genetic algorithms'', Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Trodjheim, Norway, 2002.
  9. Koutras, M. V, D.L. Antzoulakos and S. Bersimis ''On the distribution of the total number of run lengths '', Third International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Trodjheim, Norway, 2002.
  10. Koutras, M. V, Tsitmidelis S and Zissimopoulos V. ''Improvement of reliability bounds by finding the best arrangement of cut sets or path sets'', Ninth International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, University of Piraeus, Greece, 2003
  11. M.V. Koutras, S. Bersimis and D.L. Antzoulakos ''Improving the Performance of the Chi-Square Control Chart Via Runs Rules'', 2nd International Workshop in Applied Probability, Piraeus, Greece, 2004.
  12. S. Bersimis, D.L. Antzoulakos and M.V. Koutras.''Bivariate Markov Chain Embeddable Variables of Polynomial Type'', 2nd International Workshop in Applied Probability, Piraeus, Greece, 2004
  13. D.L. Antzoulakos, S. Bersimis and M.V. Koutras. ''Markov Chain Embeddable Variables of Polynomial Type with Applications'', 2nd International Workshop in Applied Probability, Piraeus, Greece, 2004
  14. M.V. Koutras, D.L. Antzoulakos and S. Bersimis ''Bivariate Markov chain embeddable variables of polynomial type and applications'', Conference of ASA, Minneapolis, U.S.A., 2005.
  15. S. Bersimis, N. Balakrishnan and M.V. Koutras. ''Waiting until the first occurrence of patterns in a bivariate sequence of trinomial trials'', 5th Conference of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics, Newcastle, England, 2005.
  16. S. Bersimis and M.V. Koutras, ''Almost Perfect Runs with Applications in Statistical Process Control'', 6th Conference of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics, Wroclaw, Poland, 2006.
  17. P.E. Maravelakis, S. Bersimis and M.V. Koutras ''Controlling the Quality of Bivariate Processes with Grouped Observations'', 6th Conference of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics, Wroclaw, Poland, 2006
  18. S. Bersimis, M.V. Koutras, and P.E. Maravelakis, ''A Control Chart for High Quality Processes with a FIR Property Based on the Run Length of Conforming Product'', 7th Conference of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics, Dortmund, Germany, 2007.
  19. Triantafyllou, I.S. & Koutras, M.V. ''On the signature of coherent systems and applications for consecutive k-out-of-n: F systems'', 5th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Glasgow, Scotland, 2007.
  20. Balakrishnan, N., Triantafyllou, I.S. & Koutras, M.V. ''A new control chart based on order statistics'', 3rd International Workshop in Applied Probability, Compiegne, France, 2008.
  21. S. Bersimis, M.V. Koutras and G. Papadopoulos''Waiting Time for an Almost Perfect Run'', 3rd International Workshop in Applied Probability, Compiegne, France, 2008.
  22. Koutras, M.V., Milienos, F. S. and Godbole, A. P. ''Consecutive covering arrays'', International Symposium in honour of James C. Fu, Winnipeg, Canada, 2009.
  23. Koutras, M.V., Balakrishnan, N. and Triantafyllou, I.S. ''Nonparametric control charts based on run statistics'', Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.
  24. Koutras, M.V. and Triantafyllou, I. S. ''On the signature of consecutive systems'', 27th European Meetings of Statisticians, Toulouse, France, 2009.
  25. Milienos, F. S., Boutsikas, M.V. and Koutras, M.V. ''Asymptotic results for the multiple scan statistic'', 28th European Meetings of Statisticians, University of Piraeus, Greece, 2010.
  26. Triantafyllou, I. S., Koutras, M.V. and Eryilmaz, S.''Reliability properties of m - consecutive- k - out- of- n: F systems with exchangeable components'', 28th European Meetings of Statisticians, University of Piraeus, Greece, 2010.
  27. Koutras, M.V. and Milienos, F. S. ''Exact and asymptotic results for pattern waiting times'', International Workshop on New Advances in Statistics: Theory and Applications, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 2012
  28. Koutras, M. V. and Triantafyllou, I. S. ''On the Wilcoxon-type rank sum control charts: extensions and applications'', International Symposium on Statistical Process Control, University of Piraeus, Greece, 2013.
  29. Koutras V., Drakos, K. and Koutras, M. V. ''Generalized Logistic Distributions and their Applications in Finance'', 29th European Meetings of Statisticians, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, 2013.
More than 15 presentations in the Annual Conference of the National Greek Statistical Institute.