Saturday, January 21, 2017
9 am - 5 pm
Early Registration (by 12/20/2016):
This includes light breakfast, coffee, lunch, and some swag.
Late Registration (on or after 12/21/2016):
- Student: $75
- Academic: $150
- Industry: $300
This includes light breakfast, coffee and lunch. Probably won’t get swag.
On-site Registration (on 1/21/2017; cash or through Eventbrite)
If StanCon isn't sold out:
This includes light breakfast, coffee and lunch. No swag.
Registrants will receive a code for 15% off the training courses:
- Intro to Bayesian inference in Stan
- Stan for Finance and Econometrics
- Stan for Pharmacometrics
- Advanced Stan: Programming, Debugging, Optimization
The contributed talks at StanCon are based on interactive, self-contained notebooks, such as knitr or Jupyter, and will take the place of proceedings. These will be made available after StanCon.
(See the StanCon webpage for a friendlier schedule view.)
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration and breakfast
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
"10 Things I Hate About Stan"
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1. Jonathan Auerbach, Rob Trangucci:
"Twelve Cities: Does lowering speed limits save pedestrian lives?"
2. Milad Kharratzadeh:
"Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of the English Premier League"
3. Victor Lei, Nathan Sanders, Abigail Dawson:
"Advertising Attribution Modeling in the Movie Industry"
4. Woo-Young Ahn, Nate Haines, Lei Zhang:
"hBayesDM: Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of decision-making tasks"
5. Charles Margossian, Bill Gillespie:
"Differential Equation Based Models in Stan"
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
"Everything You Should Have Learned About Markov Chain Monte Carlo”
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
1. Teddy Groves:
"How to Test IRT Models Using Simulated Data"
2. Bruno Nicenboim, Shravan Vasishth:
"Models of Retrieval in Sentence Comprehension"
3. Rob Trangucci:
"Hierarchical Gaussian Processes in Stan"
4. Nathan Sanders, Victor Lei:
"Modeling the Rate of Public Mass Shootings with Gaussian Processes"
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Mingling and coffee
4:45 PM - 5:40 PM
5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
"Where is Stan Going Next?"
For anyone interested, we will be heading to a bar / restaurant immediately after StanCon.
Thanks to our wonderful sponsors for making StanCon 2017 happen!
If you'd like to contribute to Stan with financial support, feel free to send a donation through NumFOCUS, a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit. http://mc-stan.org/support/
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email email@example.com.
Where do I get a discount code for the training courses?
It'll come with your registration. If you don't see it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.