Mathematical Statistics and Learning 

1-4 June, 2021 : Barcelona

The meeting aims to bring together leading experts from diverse areas of mathematical statistics and machine learning who are interested in the mathematical foundations of our fields. The common theme of the meeting is modelling and statistical analysis of data from large complex systems, which leads to high-dimensional and structured problems.

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Ciutadella Campus

Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27


Location and Timing


Gábor Lugosi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & ICREA & Barcelona GSE)

Gergely Neu (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Caroline Uhler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Piotr Zwiernik (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Barcelona GSE)


The updated information will appear here soon.


Registration fee: TBA

Cancellation policy: Registrations may be cancelled upon written notification sent to the local organisers, by email to You will receive a confirmation of cancellation by way of reply. Cancellations received before or on 1 April 2021 will be fully refunded, less a €10 cancellation fee. For cancellations received after 1 April 2021 and before or on 1 May 2021, 50% of the total amount paid will be refunded, less a €10 cancellation fee. Any cancellations received after 1 May 2021 will be non-refundable. All refunds will be processed post conference.​

Call for posters

We invite all poster contributions. Simply let us know when you register that you wanted to present a poster.

The poster session is on Wednesday together with the conference banquet.


The meeting will take place in the Ciutadella Campus of UPF (room 40.154), which is less than 10 minutes walk from Barceloneta beach and from the picturesque El Born neighbourhood. Practical information about getting to the university can be found here.

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Some news


​No news for the 2021 edition.

This is the 2020 list. Stay tune for updates!


Rémi Bardenet    (CNRS)

Peter Bartlett    (U. of California, Berkeley)

Heather Battey    (Imperial College London)

Mikhail Belkin    (Ohio State University)

Anna Ben-Hamou    (Sorbonne Université)

Alexandra Carpentier (Magdeburg)

Venkat Chandrasekaran    (Caltech)

Mathias Drton    (TU Munich)

Frederick Eberhardt    (Caltech)

Jianqing Fan    (Princeton)

Daniel Hsu    (Columbia)

Roberto Imbuzeiro Oliveira    (IMPA)

Michael Jordan    (U. of California, Berkeley)

Samory Kpotufe    (Columbia)

Special morning lectures

Invited speakers

Steffen Lauritzen    (U. of Copenhagen)

Shahar Mendelson   (Australian National University)

Xiao-Li Meng (Harvard)

Nicole Mücke    (U. of Stuttgart)

Sach Mukherjee    (DZNE)

Aaditya Ramdas    (Carnegie Mellon)

Karl Rohe    (U. of Wisconsin, Madison)

Lorenzo Rosasco    (U. of Genoa)

Csaba Szepesvári    (U. of Alberta)

Mandy Wang    (Princeton)

Andre Wibisono    (Georgia Tech)

Fanny Yang    (ETH Zurich)

Ming Yuan    (Columbia)