Join us on September 6th in Harrogate, Yorkshire, at 5pm (BST) to hear the presentation of two discussion papers on ‘Probabilistic and statistical aspects of machine learning’ due to be published in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B. This Discussion meeting is taking place at the RSS annual conference in Harrogate and will be chaired by RSS President, Andy Garrett. It is free, open to everyone and there’s no need to register for the conference, just for the meeting itself. Full details of the meeting, papers and authors including their preprints can be found here: We encourage comments on the paper following the presentation by the authors. This can then be written up in 400 words for publication in the journal. Contact for full details and to reserve a speaking slot of up to 5 minutes. Alternatively, you can decide on the day to make a comment. Any contributions sent by 5th September will be read at the meeting if there’s time. All contributions should be received by 30 September – submit in editable format to for publication in the journal along with the paper. We very much hope to see you there.