# The first NYC R Conference is being held at Work-Bench April 24-25

The first NYC R Conference is being held at Work-Bench April 24-25. This is a place for R enthusiasts and data scientists to gather and explore, share and inspire ideas. It is two days full of speakers from the R and data communities discussing theoretical and applied topics such as Shiny dashboards, Bayesian methods, high performance computing and data visualization. While focused on R there will also be talks about Python, Julia, Stan and statistics and data in general. Speakers include Andy Gelman and Chris Wiggins from Columbia University, Hilary Parker from Etsy, Rachel Schutt from News Corp, Wes McKinney from Cloudera, Jared Lander, author of

*R for Everyone,*and many more. Come have fun and nerd out over R! Save $100 with discount code rbloggers.