I was not sure what to expect at this meeting. The only thing I was certain about was that I was not about to experience wiener schnitzels, waltz and Austrian high culture (in contrast to last years useR! meeting). Despite these serious shortcomings the meeting has proved to be an inspirational learning experience. The meeting is not even over and my brain is brimming with ideas and grandiose plans for the coming year (i.e. until the next useR! meeting).
I will be writing more posts about some specific, and exciting, topics later, in the meantime here are some pictures from the meeting.