Bayes Lectures in Edinburgh 28-29 May

Bayes Lectures in Edinburgh 28-29 May

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 15/04/2014 - 15:14

Bayes Lectures 2014, University of Edinburgh

The Schools of Mathematics and of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh are organizing a series of lectures on Bayesian statistics on Wed 28 and Thurs 29 May 2014. These lectures are named after the Reverend Thomas Bayes, a former student of the University of Edinburgh from 1719 to c. 1722, and are supported by the Principal's Fund of the University.

The invited lecturers are:

Alan Gelfand (Duke University, USA)
Sonia Petrone (Università Bocconi, Italy) Max Welling (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) John Winn (Microsoft Research, UK)

This research workshop will run from 2pm on Wednesday 28 to 3pm on Thursday 29 May. In addition to the lectures there will be open discussion sessions, and there may be a poster session on Wednesday if there is sufficient interest. There are a number of places still open for attendance at the workshop. Participation is by invitation only.
We encourage anyone who is interested to apply for an invitation by sending an email to bayes.lectures.edinburgh@gmail.com with the following information:

Name:
Affiliation:
Position:
Web site:
Dietary requirements for lunch:
Title and abstract of poster (optional):
Please describe briefly your reasons for requesting attendance:

We welcome submissions for short talks and/or posters. If you wish to contribute, please include a proposed title and abstract in your registration email.

For full consideration applications should be received by 2 May 2014.
There is no registration fee. However, we regret that we do not have funds available to cover the travel or accommodation of participants.

Website: http://conferences.inf.ed.ac.uk/bayeslectures/

Colin Aitken (School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh) Natalia Bochkina (School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh) Chris Williams (School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh)