Atlantic Causal Inference Conference 2019

  • Start Date: 05/22/2019
  • End Date: 05/24/2019

McGill University


Please note that registration for this event  is now closed.*



The 2019 Atlantic Causal Inference Conference (ACIC) will be held in Montreal, Canada from Wed May 22, 2019 to Fri May 24, 2019.ACIC is an interdisciplinary conference designed to bring together researchers, students, and practitioners of causal inference with emphasis on theory, methodology, and application. Montreal is pleased to present the first ACIC outside of the USA. Our organizing committee includes representatives from three Montreal Universities.


This is the Registration page for 2019 Atlantic Causal Inference Conference (ACIC)


Pre- Conference Registration Fees: May 22

There are a number of workshops open to particpants. Please see the selections below, and note the talk options and time for the pre-conference talks.


Half day pre-conference registration: $50Cad.

Workshop 1: 9am-12am- Propensity Score Analysis in the Context of Complex Survey Data

Speaker: Ehsan Karim,UBC 


Workshop 2: 1pm-4pm- An Introduction to Instrumental Variables Methods

Speakers: Luke Keele, University of Pennsylvania & Hyunseung Kang, University of Wisconsin-Madison



Full day pre-conference registration $100Cad. (You can select only one workshop)

Workshop 3: 9am- 4:00pm- Bayesian Causal Inference for Experimental and Observational Studies

Speakers: Fabrizia Mealli, University of Florence, Fan Li, Duke University Peng Ding, Unuversity of California, Berkeley, Laura Forastiere, Yale University, Georgia Papadogeorgou, Duke University


Workshop 4: 9am- 4:00pm- The tlverse software ecosystem for causal inference.

Speakers: Mark van der Laan, Alan Hubbard, Nima Hejazi, Ivana Malenica, and Rachael Phillips, University of California, Berkeley


Workshop 5: 9am- 4:00pm- Graphical Model Identification Theory For Causal Inference and Missing Data Problems

Speakers: Ilya Shpitser, Johns Hopkins University Jamie Robins, Harvard University



Conference Registration Fees: May 23- 24 


Conference Early Registration(Until March 15, 2019 at 9:00pm PST /11:59pm EST)         

Student (Undergraduate, Graduate): $100

Non-Student (Postdoctorate, Faculty, Industry): $250


Conference Regular Registration:(After March 15) 

Student (Undergraduate, Graduate): $125

Non-Student(Postdoctorate, Faculty, Industry): $300

(taxes are already included in the amounts above). 



Registration process

Registration on this site is a 2-step process: Scroll to the bottom of this page and select the Login Button. You will be required to create a PIMS account and then return to the event page, select the Sign Up Button and continue on all the promts: First select your registration type and then selct the "optional additions":


  • If you are attending the pre-conference only, select the drop down "May 22 Pre Conference Workshops only (select from the 5 options) $ 0.00 (CAD)" then choose your workshops from the "Optional Additions". If you signed up for the conference only and now want to add pre-conference sessions, you are still able to do this by signing -up again.
  • If you are attending the pre-conference and conference, select from the drop down menu the Student or Non-Student value and then add you Pre-conference options. 


Payment is made through the University of British Columbia and  you will receive an automatic receipt via email.


Cancellation Policy

In order to cancel, you must notify Ian Shrier. Requests sent before midnight EST Apr 30, 2019 are eligible for a full refund. Requests between May 1 and midnight EST May 20 will be refunded at 50% of the value. Requests made after May 20 will not be eligible for reimbursement. 



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Other Information: 

Inquiries about this event should be directed to the organizers here.