The full schedule of talks for useR!2017, the global R user conference, has now been posted. The conference will feature 16 tutorials, 6 keynotes, 141 full talks, and 86 lightning talks starting on July 5 in Brussels. That's a lot to fir into 4 days, but I'm especially looking forward to the keynote presentations:
- 20 years of CRAN (Uwe Ligges)
- Parallel Computation in R: What We Want, and How We (Might) Get It (Norm Matloff)
- Structural Equation Modeling: models, software and stories (Yves Roseel)
- Teaching data science to new useRs (Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel)
- Dose-response analysis: considering dose both as qualitative factor and quantitative covariate using R (Ludwig Hothorn)
- R tools for the analysis of complex heterogeneous data (Isabella Gollini)
I'm also pleased to be attending with several of my Microsoft colleagues. You can find our talks below.
- Can you keep a secret? (Andrie deVries and Gabor Csardi) [A new package secret allows you to encrypt secrets using public key encryption.]
- Recommendations for coworker collaborators using R and the Office Graph API (David Smith) [Graph theory, R and Power BI]
- Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing in R (Angus Taylor) [Using the mxnet package to apply deep learning to text]
I hope you can attend too! Registration is still open if you'd like to join in. You can find the complete schedule linked below.