I'll be in the UK next week doing three talks in three days:

- First, I'll be giving a talk at the London R-Ladies meetup on Monday October 3rd with perhaps the best title yet:
.*Whose Scat Is That? An 'Easily Digestible' Introduction to Predictive Modeling and*`caret`

- On Tuesday, October 4th I'm giving a talk at the Cambridge RUG on tuning hyperparameters using optimization algorithms. This is an extension of this blog post.
- Finally, on Wednesday (the 5th) at the fantastic Nonclinical Statistics Conference, I'll be speaking on
. The banner image above is from this talk. Lots of priors and shiny apps.*Statistical Mediation in Early Discovery by Bayesian Analysis and Visualization*