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Schedule

The conference will take place from 28 June to 2 July, 2019. All talks will be held in MS.02 in the Zeeman Building, University of Warwick. Poster session and lunches will be held in the Atrium.

Friday, 28 June

12:00-17:00 Registration
14:30-15:30 tutorial #1: Marilena Barbieri (U. Roma Tre) Model selection
15:30-16:30 tutorial #2: Gareth Roberts (U. Warwick) Recent advances in MCMC methods
16:30 -17:00 tea break
17:00-18:00 tutorial #3: Edward George (U. Pennsylvania) BART methods

Chair: Christian P. Robert (U. Warwick)
Saturday, 29 June

9:00:10:00 Registration
9:50-10:55 Jim Berger (Duke U.) Encounters with Imprecise Probabilities [discussant: Chris Holmes, Oxford U.)]
10:55-11:20 coffee break
11:20-12:25 Natalia Bochkina (U. Edinburgh) Semiparametric nonregular Bernstein-von Mises theorem for a mixture prior [discussant: Roberto Casarin (U. Venezia)]

Chair: Gael Martin (U. Monash)

12:30-13:55 Lunch
13:55-15:50 Havard Rue [KAUST] Penalized Complexity Priors: 4 years later and Stephen Walker (U. Texas Austin] Classes of Objective priors from minimizing information functions [discussant: TBA]
15:50-16:10 tea break
16:10-17:15 Sara Wade (U. Edinburgh) Bayesian cluster analysis [discussant: Clara Gazian (U. Oxford)]

Chair: Antonio Lijoi (U. Bocconi)
18:00-20:00 Poster session I (with cheese and wine)
Sunday, 30 June

9:00-10:05 Peter Mueller (U. Texas Austin) BNP for semi-competing risks [discussant: Isadora Antoniano-Villalobos (U. Venezia)]
10:05-10:30 coffee break
10:30-12:25 Gonzalo Garcia-Donato (U. Castila-La Mancha) Variable selection priors for survival models with censored data and Stéphanie van der Pas (Leiden U.) Uncertainty quantification for survival analysis [discussant: Leo Held (U. Zürich)]

Chair: Judith Rousseau (U. Oxford)

12:30-13:50 Lunch
13:55-15:50 Ryan Martin (North Carolina State U.) Non-standard posterior distributions and Erlis Ruli (U. Padova) Posterior Distributions with Implicit Priors [discussant: Dongchu Sun (U. Missouri)]
15:50-16:10 tea break
16:15-17:20 Peter Orbanz (Columbia U.) Convergence results (asymptotic normality etc) can be deduced from exchangeability properties [discussant Daniel Roy (U. Toronto)]

Chair: Catherine Forbes (U. Monash)
18:00-19:00 Poster session II (with cheese and wine)
Monday, 1 July

9:00-10:05 Nancy Reid (U. Toronto) Interface between Bayes and frequentism [discussant: Peter Grünwald (CWI Amsterdam)]
10:00-10:30 coffee break
10:30-12:30 Gianluca Baio (University College) Value of information and Peter Hoff (Duke U.) Bayes-optimal frequentist intervals and tests [discussant: Elias Moreno (U. Granada)]

Chair: Prakash Laud (U. Wisconsin)

12:30-13:50 Lunch
13:50-15:50 Pierre Latouche (U. Paris Descartes) Dimension selection on graphs and Jaeyong Lee (Seoul National U.) Post-Processed Posteriors for Band Structured Covariances [discussant: Guido Consonni (U. Cattolica Milano)]
15:50-16:10 tea break
16:15-17:20 Lucia Paci (U. Cattolica Milano) Structural learning of contemporaneous dependencies in graphical VAR models [discussant: Edward George (U. Pennsylvania)]

Chair: Luis Pericchi (U. Puerto Rico)
19:00-22:00 Conference dinner at Scarman House
Tuesday, 2 July

9:00-10:05 Rui Paulo (ISEG Technical U.) Model selection/model uncertainty/uncertainty quantification [discussant: Anabel Forte (U. Valencia)]
10:05-11:10 Michael Evans (U. Toronto) The measurement of statistical evidence as the basis for statistical reasoning [discussant: Martine Barons (U. Warwick)]
11:10-11:35 coffee break
11:35-12:40 Dimitris Fouskakis (National Technical U. Athens) All about PEP [discussant: Mark Steel (U. Warwick)]

Chair: Brunero Liseo (La Sapienza U. Roma)