The following short courses will be offered on July 13 and July 14 before conference begins:
Software Engineering for Statisticians (Full Day, Sunday July 13).
Instructor: Murray Stokely, Google.
Applied Bayesian Nonparametric Mixture Modeling (Full Day, Sunday July 13).
Instructors: Athanasios Kottas (UCSC) and Abel Rodriguez (UCSC).
Spatial-temporal models in epidemiology (Full Day, Sunday July 13).
Instructors: Gavin Shaddick (University of Bath) and Jim Zidek (University of British Columbia).
ABC, methodology and genetic applications (Half Day, Monday July 14).
Instructors: Jean-Michel Marin (Universite de Montpelliers 2) and Christian Robert (Universite Paris-Dauphine & University of Warwick).
Bayesian Analysis of Stochastic Process Models (Half Day, Monday July 14).
Instructors: David Rios Insua (Royal Academy, Spain), Fabrizio Ruggeri (CNR-IMATI, Italy) and Mike Wiper (U. Carlos III, Spain).