2023 IRSA Conference - The Fast and the Curious: Modern Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Keller Hall, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Conference Description

The 2023 annual conference for the Institute for Research in Statistics and its Applications (IRSA) will be held on May 18-20 at the University of Minnesota. This year's theme is "The Fast and the Curious: Modern Markov Chain Monte Carlo,” focusing on recent developments in MCMC applications, methods, and theory.

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Public registration is closed. Contact [email protected] for any registration inquiries. 

NISS Affiliates - this event is Affiliate Award Fund Eligible.


$25 Students
$75 Speakers
$100 All others (general registration)

Present a Talk (students only)

We invite students working on MCMC research to participate in this conference by presenting a short (10 minute) talk. Funding is available. Interested students should send a talk title and any questions to the Director of the School of Statistics, Galin Jones, at [email protected] no later than Wednesday, February 15.

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Book Accommodation

We recommend that out-of-town guests book accommodation at The Graduate Hotel, located on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank. Event attendees receive a special discounted rate. Reserve online using code "UOFM".

The Graduate Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

$169 per night, subject to availability. $50 upgrade to suites based on availability

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Please contact [email protected] with any questions you may have.

Scientific Organizing Committee:
Radu Craiu
James Flegal
Galin Jones
Qian Qin


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