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Programme

  • *Details of programme and talks are currently provisional*
  • All talks will take place in the Mathematics & Statistics building (sign-posted from the lobby). All other activites will take place in the atrium of the Mathematics & Statistics building and in the Statistics common room, unless otherwise marked. In particular, breakfasts and dinners will be held in the Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Social building. The conference dinner will be held in the Panorama Room, Rootes Social Building.
  • Check-in to accommodation can be made between 3pm-11pm on the day of your arrival at the Conference Reception, Students Union building. *Please ensure you organise directly with conference facility if you intend to arrive outwith this period during booking. Details can be found on your booking confirmation*
  • Check-out of accommodation should be made before 9.30am on the day of your departure at the Conference Reception, Students Union building. *Please organise with conference facility if you intend to leave outwith this period during booking / require luggage storage*

Monday 9th July, 2018

  • 12pm - 2pm - Lunch and Registration I (for those attending Foundational Lectures)
  • 2pm - 3pm - Art Owen (Stanford) - "Foundations" (1/5)
  • 3pm - 4pm -Art Owen (Stanford) - "Foundations" (2/5)
  • 4pm - 4.30pm - Coffee
  • 4.30pm - 5.30pm - Art Owen (Stanford) - "Foundations" (3/5)
  • 5.30pm - LATE - Pub Outing and Dinner

Tuesday 10th July, 2018

  • 8am - 9am - Breakfast (Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Social building)
  • 9.30am - 10.30am - Art Owen (Stanford) - "Foundations" (4/5)
  • 10.30am - 11am - Coffee
  • 11am - 12pm - Art Owen (Stanford) - "Foundations" (5/5)
  • 12pm - 2pm - Lunch and Registration II (for those not attending Foundational Lectures)
  • 2pm - 3pm - Jeff Rosenthal (Toronto) - "Optimal proposal scaling of the Metropolis algorithm via diffusion limits" (1/3)
  • 3pm - 4pm - Nicolas Chopin - SMC 1
  • 4pm - 4.30pm - Coffee
  • 4.30pm - 5.30pm - Short Talk Reception 1
  • 5.30pm - 7pm - LMS Wine and Poster Reception 1
  • 7.30pm - Dinner (Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Social building)

Wednesday 11th July, 2018

  • 8am - 9am - Breakfast (Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Social building)
  • 9.30am - 10.30am - Nicolas Chopin - SMC 2
  • 10.30am - 11am - Coffee
  • 11am - 12pm - Jeff Rosenthal (Toronto) - "More general optimisations and complexity bounds" (2/3)
  • 12pm - 1pm - Mark Huber 1
  • 1pm - 2pm - Lunch
  • 2pm - 3pm - Art Owen - QMC 1
  • 3pm - 4pm - Mike Giles (Oxford) - "Multi-Level Monte Carlo"
  • 4pm - 4.30pm - Coffee
  • 4.30pm - 5.30pm - Short Talk Reception 2
  • 5.30pm - 7pm - Wine and Poster Reception 2
  • 7.30pm - Dinner (Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Social building)

Thursday 12th July, 2018

  • 8am - 9am - Breakfast (Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Social building)
  • 9.30am - 10.30am - Jeff Rosenthal (Toronto) - "Convergence of adaptive MCMC algorithms" (3/3)
  • 10.30am - 11am - Coffee
  • 11am - 11.30am - Art Owen - QMC 2
  • 11.30am - 12.30pm - Art Owen - QMC 3
  • 12.30pm - 1.30pm - Lunch
  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm - Nicolas Chopin - SMC 3
  • 2.30pm - 3.30pm - Nicolas Chopin - SMC 4
  • 3.30pm - 4pm - Coffee
  • 4pm - 5pm - Mark Huber - 2
  • 5pm - 6pm - Mark Huber - 3
  • 7.30pm - Conference Dinner (Panorama Room, Rootes Social building)

Friday 13th July, 2018

  • 8am - 9am - Breakfast (Rootes Social building, Rootes Restaurant)
  • 9.30am - 10.30am - Gareth Roberts (Warwick) - "Topics in Adaptive MCMC"
  • 10.30am - 11am - Coffee
  • 11am - 12pm - Art Owen - QMC 4
  • 12pm - 1pm - Mark Huber - "Using perfect simulations for inference"
  • 1pm - Lunch and departure