IRSA Conference: Causal Inference and Data Science

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, May 3, 2019 - 6:00pm
Minneapolis, MN

Session Description


IRSA Annual Conference - 2019

The annual conference of the Institute for Research In Statistics and its Applications (IRSA) will be held on May 2-3, 2019 at the University of Minnesota. This year, the theme is “Causal Inference and Data Science”.

Causal inference is a broad topic where one aims to combine external knowledge and study design to draw a causal connection between objects. It has gained popularity in fields including statistics, biostatistics, computer science, economics, epidemiology, philosophy, and various social sciences. This workshop will foster interdisciplinary research on causal inference with recent developments in statistics.

$50 for University of Minnesota students
$75 for University of Minnesota faculty and staff
$125 for others

Poster Session

Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and researchers are invited to submit a poster proposal for this event. Applicants who are invited to present their posters at the conference will receive a $25 reimbursement towards their registration fee.

Schedule and hotel booking information - coming soon.

This conference will include the annual Buehler-Martin lectures of the School of Statistics, IRSA Distinguished Plenary lectures, several invited talks, and poster presentations. As with most of the activities of IRSA, this conference focuses on interdisciplinary research and collaboration.  Invited speakers titles and abstracts are being added to the website as we receive them.

IRSA Conference 2019 Poster