10 Reasons why you can’t miss this years EARL Conference in London

August 23, 2016

(This article was first published on Mango Solutions » R Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)


EARL 2016 -key things


On September 13th-15th Mango Solutions are running the EARL ( Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference for all users, enthusiasts and beginners of the R programming language.

It is an event not to be missed and here are the Top 10 Reasons why…

1.  Amazing Venue

The Tower Hotel In London with it’s amazing view is the venue again for this years EARL Conference.  Nestled between the River Thames and St Katharine’s Dock and alongside two world Heritage Sites – Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, the Tower Hotel is within easy reach of key places in London.

Tower Hotel


2.  Three Streams of Expert Speakers

With speakers from companies like Sygnenta, eBay, FT, Worldpay, Oracle, The British Museum, Microsoft and Capital One to name a few, you can expect an extremely high level of speakers.  With three presentation streams you will be spoilt for choice.

Check out the full agenda here

speakers 2016


3.  Six Keynote Speakers

With so much experience between them the keynote speeches on Wednesday and Thursday are not to be missed.


Kenneth Cukier – The Economist @kncukier

Garrett Grolemund – RStudio @StatGarrett

David Smith – Revolution Analytics @revodavid

Joe Cheng – RStudio @jcheng

Lou Bajuk-Yorgan – TIBCO Spotfire @LouBajuk

Gabor Csardi – Mango Solutions @GaborCsardi


4.  Six Great Workshops

With one day of Workshops and two days devoted to the most innovative R implementations by the world’s leading practitioners.  Due to high demand some of our workshops are now sold out! 

The workshops which are also open to non-conference attendees are as follows:

Workshop 1: Advanced Shiny Workshop – Full day SOLD OUT!
Workshop 2: A Crash Course in R – Full day SOLD OUT!
Workshop 3: Introduction to ggplot2 – Half day
Workshop 4: Using R with Microsoft Office Products – Half day SOLD OUT!
Workshop 5: Getting Started with Shiny – Half day
Workshop 6: Package Development in R – Half day SOLD OUT!

Book onto the workshops here


5.  The Exclusive Conference Reception at The Tower of London

tower of london

The Conference Main Evening Reception will take place on Wednesday 14th September in the historic Tower of London.  An event not to be missed, it includes a private tour of the Tower and Crown Jewels led by the famous Beefeaters,  champagne on arrival and canapes and drinks throughout the evening.

The reception will take place in the White Tower where guests can view Henry VIII’s suits of armour and see where the remains of the Princes in the Tower were discovered.    Please note there is limited availability for this event so reserve your ticket now.

We are grateful to Microsoft for sponsoring this amazing event.


6. Varied Range of Topics on the Agenda

With over 48 presentations, you are sure to find many that suit your needs. See the full agenda here.  Here are some of them:



7.  Two Panel Discussions

For the first time this year at the end slot of Wednesday and Thursday there will be 2 panel discussions in one of the streams.  The discussions are:

  1. Creating a Corporate R Infrastructure
  2. Fostering an R Culture in a Commercial Organization

To find out more about who will be taking part, please see the Agenda.


8.  Networking

The EARL Conference offers you a great chance to network with a diverse range of R people from a wide range of industries with different levels of expertise.  With lots of breaks throughout the days and 2 drinks receptions there is lots of opportunity to meet with like-minded professionals.





9. For your Personal Growth and Development

It goes without saying that you are going to learn so much at the conference.

personal growth and development 2


10. Look at the statistics from last years EARL London Conference

70% of people who took the survey and who attended EARL LONDON 2015 said that they would Probably, Very Probably or Definitely attend this years EARL Conference with 19% of people saying they Possibly will attend next year.  Great figures!

To get your ticket to this great R Conference, then click here



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