Submit your talks for the R user conference

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useR! 2011[*], the annual R user conference supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing, will be held this year in the United Kingdom at the University of Warwick (which is located, oddly enough, in Coventry). Last year's conference featured dozens of presentations on R's use in pretty much every domain of analysis, science and research. There were talks on R for siesmology, gene expression, social networks, business intelligence, medicine, and cloud computing, to name just a few examples. There were also in-depth talks about R itself: performance, interfaces, reproducible research, and much much more.

Now's your chance to add your story about R to the list, by submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation to the conference organizers. Also, for the first time at this conference, five-minute “Lightning” talks will be featured, and you only need to think up a title to enter, no abstract required! Submissions are due by April 1, and the full details on how to submit your entry from the conference organizers are included after the jump and at the link below.

useR!, The R User Conference 2011: Call for Abstracts

[*] Revolution Analytics is proud to once again be a major sponsor of the useR! conference.

Announcement from useR! 2011 conference organizers:

We are happy to inform you that abstract submission and registration for useR! 2011 is now available online, see

This meeting of the R user community will take place at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, August 16-18, 2011.

The conference schedule comprises invited lectures and user-contributed sessions. In addition half-day tutorials presented by R experts will run on August 15, 2011, prior to the conference.

We invite you to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations on innovative and exciting applications of R. The call for papers along with the link for abstract submission is available at

In addition to the regular contributed talks, all participants are invited to present a Lightning Talk, for which no abstract is required. These talks provide a 5-minute platform to speak on any R-related topic
and should particularly appeal to R newbies. Participants wishing to give such a talk must provide an informative title on their registration form.

We hope to see you in Coventry!

The organizing committee: John Aston, Julia Brettschneider, David Firth, Ashley Ford, Ioannis Kosmidis, Tom Nichols, Elke Thönnes and Heather Turner

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