The Prize Committee of ISBA is pleased to call for submissions for the 2020 Lindley Prize. The 2020 Lindley Prize will be awarded for innovative research in Bayesian statistics that is accepted for publication in Bayesian Analysis for papers that have a high a priori probability to be presented at the 2021 ISBA World Meeting. The accepted papers will be highlighted in the December 2021 issue of Bayesian Analysis. Please indicate that your paper is being submitted for consideration for the 2020 Lindley Prize. Papers from any presenter (invited or contributed, oral or poster) may be submitted. The prize includes a check for $1000 and a plaque with the winner(s) announced at the ISBA World Meeting in 2022.

Submissions should be made electronically by September 30th, 2020 at and should include a pledge that the work will be presented at the 2021 ISBA World Meeting. If possible, the authors should indicate the session (for oral presentations). Authors should prepare their manuscripts using the BA macros (zip file) at Papers presented at the ISBA 2021 World Meeting that were submitted to Bayesian Analysis prior to the meeting and are currently under review, can also be considered for the prize. Please write to the Editor-in-Chief of Bayesian Analysis (Michele Guindani, with the relevant information.

For details on the Lindley Prize, including names of past winners, eligibility, and submission information, please visit Please direct inquiries to the ISBA Prize Committee c/o Maria De Iorio, at