Fifth International Conference on Computational Models of Argument

September 9th - 12th 2014


COMMA 2014 will take place at Atholl Palace Hotel in the Scottish Highlands.


The closest airports are Edinburgh (EDI) and Glasgow (GLA).

From EDI, catch a shuttle bus, tram or taxi to Edinburgh Waverley or Edinburgh Haymarket stations (10-20 minutes), then catch a direct train to Pitlochry. From GLA, catch a shuttle bus or taxi to Glasgow Queen Street station, then catch a direct train to Pitlochry. Trains from both Glasgow and Edinburgh take just over 90 minutes, and depart roughly every two hours. You can check times and book tickets at the National Rail site.

Atholl Palace is 1 mile from the railway station: taxis will be available.


Accommodation is available at Atholl Palace and can be booked on the registration page. If, however, you would rather stay elsewhere, Pitlochry has a wide range of hotels, B&Bs and hostels to suit any budget. For those on a tight budget, we recommend:

Pitlochry Hydro Hotel

The Pitlochry Hydro Hotel has single rooms at £46 per person per night B&B

Pitlochry Backpackers Hotel

The Pitlochry Backpackers Hotel is a hostel with rooms from £45 and dormitory beds from £18 per night.

The Scottish Highlands

Pitlochry is in the middle of the Scottish Highlands, surrounded by beautiful scenery, historic castles and many attractions.

The day after COMMA, Pitlochry will be hosting the Highland Games and ten days after COMMA, Scotland is playing host to the Ryder Cup