The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of R version 1.0.0! To celebrate this, we are inviting the community of R users and developers for a two-day celebRation workshop/mini-conference on February 28-29th 2020 in Copenhagen.
The day of the anniversary – February 29 – presents a line-up of speakers who cover the past, the present, and the future of the R programming language.
Current announced speakers are:
- Peter Dalgaard, Copenhagen Business School
- Julia Silge, StackOverflow
- Roger Bivand, Norwegian School of Economics
- Heather Turner, Freelance, UK
- Therese Graversen, IT University of Copenhagen
- Dirk Eddelbuettel, University of Illinois
- Thomas Lin Pedersen, RStudio
Go to the website celebRation2020.org for registration and more information, and follow us on twitter ( @celebRtion2020) to get updates as we get nearer.
R v1.0.0 turns 20 in 2020! ????Come celebRate your favorite programming language on Feb 28-29 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Talks and workshops by @pdalgd, @juliasilge, @RogerBivand, @HeathrTurnr, @eddelbuettel, @thomasp85 & more: https://t.co/oxIcabvUGl #rstats— CelebRation2020 (@celebRtion2020) November 25, 2019
- January 6th, 2020. Early bird registration deadline.
- February 3rd, 2020. Regular registration deadline.
- February 28th, 2020. Workshop day
- February 29th, 2020. Conference day