Bayes Comp 2023 is the third edition of the conference series with previous events in Florida 2020 and Barcelona 2018. It is also a reincarnation of the popular MCMSki events. Bayes Comp is the biennial conference of the Bayesian Computation Section of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.
A call for proposed sessions, individual contributed talks & posters will be announced by Early July 2022.
Two satellite events shall be organised prior to the Bayes Comp.
1. Bayesian Inference of Epidemics by Alice Corbella and Gareth Roberts.
2. Approximate Generalized Directions in Computing by Antonietta Mira, Christian Robert and Heikki Haario.
Tentative schedule is
12 March: Opening talk late evening (around 19.00)
13-14 March: Satellite event talks and poster sessions
In Levi, being impressed by the natural surroundings is inescapable – from river valleys and frozen lakes up to the fells with spectacular views over the Lappish landscape, Levi is all about northern nature at its best. During the winter months, from mid-November to mid- May, Levi is Finland’s most popular ski resort with a total of 44 runs serviced by 28 lifts.
The Kittilä airport is a 15-minute drive away from Levi’s mountain village. Kittilä is served daily by Finnair via Helsinki hub. There are several route and charter flights from European destinations. An airport shuttle bus runs from the Kittilä airport to Levi after all scheduled flights. Taxis and car rentals are available at the airport.
Congress & Exhibition Centre Levi Summit offers a unique setting for meetings and conferences. Multipurpose facilities and hi-tech equipment make Levi Summit a first-class venue for diverse events from small, private occasions to conferences for more than 400 attendees, and exhibitions for up to 1000 attendees. Modern, easy to use conference equipment and high-speed communications access ensure that meetings run smoothly.
For lodging, there is a variety of hotels, cabins, apartments, and more from 1 to 5 stars. Levi has over 24,000 beds to choose from. Most of them are equipped with private saunas. Conference hotel has rooms priced 172-194€ per night (standard/superior single/twin). For participants with limited budgets, there is shared rooms at 8 and 12 person villas with pricing starting 30 or 60 euros (shared/single double room) per night. More accommodation possibilities for all price ranges are available via https://www.levi.fi/en/ski
Matt Moores, University of Wollongong, Australia (Chair)
Sara Wade, University of Edinburgh, UK (Co-Chair)
Sally Paganin, Harvard University, USA
Dootika Vats, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Gareth Roberts, University of Warwick, UK
Antonietta Mira, Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
Christophe Andrieu, University of Bristol, UK
Matti Vihola, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Heikki Haario, LUT University, Finland
Lassi Roininen, LUT University (LoC head)
Simo Särkkä, Aalto University
Mari Myllymäki, Natural Resources Institute Finland
Johanna Tamminen, Finnish Meteorological Institute
Aki Vehtari, Aalto University
Jarno Vanhatalo, University of Helsinki
Samuli Siltanen, University of Helsinki
Tapio Helin, LUT University