The 4rd Bayesian Young Statisticians Meeting, BAYSM2018, will take place at University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (2-3 July 2018), as a satellite to the ISBA 2018 world meeting. BAYSM is dedicated to Ph.D. Students, M.S. Students, Post-Docs, Young and Junior Reseachers working in the field of Bayesian statistics, providing an opportunity to connect with the Bayesian community at large. Senior discussants will be present at each session, providing participants with advise and comments to their work. Recognized figures of the Bayesian community will also participate as keynote speakers, making an altogether exciting program.

Registration is now open ( and will be available with an early bird discount until April 30. The event will be hosted by the Department of Statistics of the University of Warwick ( It will include social events, providing the opportunity to get to know other junior Bayesians.

Young researchers interested in giving a talk or presenting a poster are invited to submit an abstract. The call for submissions is now open and closes March 26 ( Thanks to generous support of ISBA, a number of travel awards are available to support young researchers.

Keynote speakers:
Kerrie Mengersen (Queensland University of Technology)
Igor Prünster (Bocconi University)
Judith Rousseau (University of Oxford)
Stephen Senn (University of Glasgow)
Yee Whye Teh (University of Oxford)

Deborah Ashby (Imperial College)
Bärbel Finkenstädt Rand (University of Warwick)
Jim Griffin (University of Kent)
Michele Guindani (University of California, Irvine)
Amy Herring (Duke University)
Jim Smith (University of Warwick)
Mark Steel (University of Warwick)
Sebastian Vollmer (University of Warwick)

While the meeting is organized for and by junior Bayesians, attendance is open to anyone who may be interested.

For more information, please visit the conference website:

On behalf of the BAYSM2018 organizing committee
Raffaele Argiento