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How-to organize a satRday conference (v0.1)

November 20, 2016
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How-to organize a satRday conference (v0.1)

It has been over 2 months since the first satRday conference ended and I shared some quick...

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The start of satRdays

September 8, 2016
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The start of satRdays

This post was originally shared on the R Consortium blog.Almost 200 people from 19 countries registered for the first satRday conference which was held last Saturday, September 3rd, in Budapest. The final count showed that nearly 170 R users spent 12 hours at the conference venue attending workshops, regular and lighting talks, social events and a data visualization challenge....

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satRday conference @ Budapest next week

August 27, 2016
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satRday conference @ Budapest next week

There's only one week left until the very first satRdays event all around the world!This is a very exciting project with great interest from the R and more general data science community -- in the past short 2 months (since we opened registration for the conference):More than 160 persons signed up and paid for attendance from 17 countries so...

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satRday conference in September 2016 at Budapest

June 23, 2016
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satRday conference in September 2016 at Budapest

As you probably already know, satRdays are go -- and the location of the first three events in the series is now also decided: Budapest, Hungary San Juan, Puerto Rico Cape Town, South Africa To help to organize such community-driven, regional R conferences or simply to get more details about these events, please visit the project homepage (hosted on GitHub, pull requests are always...

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satRday conference in September 2016 at Budapest

June 23, 2016
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satRday conference in September 2016 at Budapest

As you probably already know, satRdays are go -- and the location of the first three events in the series is now also decided:Budapest, HungarySan Juan, Puerto RicoCape Town, South AfricaTo help to organize such community-driven, regional R conferences...

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satRdays are go!

April 1, 2016
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satRdays are go!

Steph Locke has already written about this last week, so just a quick follow-up on R-bloggers to share the great news with a wider audience: the R Consortium agreed to the support satRdays! A quick reminder on the project: satRdays are SQLSaturday-inspired, community-driven, one-day, free or very cheap and regional conferences -- acting as a bridge between local R user groups and...

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satRdays are go!

April 1, 2016
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satRdays are go!

Steph Locke has already written about this last week, so just a quick follow-up on R-bloggers to share the great news with a wider audience: the R Consortium agreed to the support satRdays!A quick reminder on the project:satRdays are SQLSaturday-i...

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R projects at Google Summer of Code 2016

March 1, 2016
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R projects at Google Summer of Code 2016

This is the 12th year Google offering grants to students living (almost) anywhere in the world for working on various open-source projects at the summer, and R was again selected as a GSoC mentor organization, just like in eg 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015.In short, Google offers $5,000 to the accepted students to work on open-source and...

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R projects at Google Summer of Code 2016

March 1, 2016
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R projects at Google Summer of Code 2016

This is the 12th year Google offering grants to students living (almost) anywhere in the world for working on various open-source projects at the summer, and R was again selected as a GSoC mentor organization, just like in eg 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,&nb...

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satRdays are coming

January 8, 2016
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satRdays are coming

It's been only around 2 months since the idea of community-driven R conferences was born, when Steph Locke first talked publicly about this cool conception, but I am pretty sure we will be able to attend at least one or two satRdays in 2016 -- as the project received many and very positive feedback on GitHub, Twitter and in-person conversations...

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