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15 Jun 2019 10:22 AM | Marie-Louise Rankin (Administrator)

Dr Anthony Lee will be presenting a tutorial on sequential Monte Carlo methods in statistics. His visit has been partially funded by the SSA and the Australian Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS). Details of times and locations are as follows:

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at 4:30pm for refreshments (talk starts at 5)
room S301 (S Block Level 3) at QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, QLD

Thursday, 18 July 2019 at 6pm (with refreshments and pizza dinner afterwards)
Science S4, 16 Rainforest Walk, Monash University, Clayton, VIC

The call for abstracts has now opened for Bayes on the Beach, which will be held on the Gold Coast, QLD, from November 25-27. If you would like to present a talk or poster on any topic related to Bayesian statistics, please submit a 250 word abstract by email to by August 16. Further details are available from the conference website,

Other Upcoming Conferences

The 12th International Conference on Monte Carlo Methods and Applications (MCM 2019) will be held at the University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, from July 8-12.

The 4th conference of the East-Asian Chapter of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (EAC-ISBA) will be held in Kobe, Japan, July 13-14, 2019.

The biennial conference on Bayesian Computation (BayesComp 2020) will be held at the University of Florida, USA, from January 7-10 next year.

The next instalment of the popular “ABC in…” series of workshops on Approximate Bayesian Computation will be held in Grenoble, France, from March 19-20, 2020.

Matt Moores

On behalf of the Bayes Section of SSA

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