Bayesian Nonparametrics: The Next Generation
NIPS 2015 Workshop
Montreal, Canada
Level 5, Room 515 bc
Sat Dec 12, 2015

Congratulations, travel award winners!

All of the ISBA@NIPS and NIPS 2015 BNP Next Generation Travel Award winners have now been decided.

ISBA@NIPS Special Travel Award: 
  • Diana Cai
NIPS 2015 BNP Next Generation Travel Awards:
  • Trevor Campbell
  • Balaji Lakshminarayanan
  • Jeff Miller
  • Victor Veitch
  • Michael Zhang

Authors are encouraged to apply for travel awards of two kinds:
  1. NIPS 2015 BNP Next Generation Travel Award
  2. ISBA@NIPS Special Travel Award
BNP Next Generation Travel Awards will be awarded by the organizers to four authors of outstanding papers. These awards will be in the form of free registration to the workshop.  

The ISBA@NIPS Special Travel Award recipients are nominated by the organizers and are ultimately chosen by ISBA. There is expected to be one winner of the ISBA@NIPS Special Travel Award in the category of invited paper and one winner in the category of contributed paper across the ISBA-endorsed NIPS 2015 Workshops. Each award covers travel expenses up to $700.

Application procedure

To apply for any of the travel awards, please send us the following (in addition to your extended abstract submission) in an email to on or before October 20th 2015:
  • A brief (no more than one paragraph) bio
  • Graduation status: either a statement indicating the number of years since the applicant's graduation or a statement indicating the applicant's student status (include department and university affiliations)
BNP Next Generation Travel awards are open to all researchers, with a preference for junior researchers.

Note that the recipient of the ISBA@NIPS Special Travel Award must be: a current ISBA member at the time the award is conferred and a graduate student or junior researcher (up to five years after graduation). If you would like to be considered for the ISBA@NIPS award, please be sure to include the following in your application email:
  • ISBA membership status (include the ISBA username or email used for membership)