LondonR June Meeting

June 22, 2015
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(This article was first published on Mango Solutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

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The Mango Solutions LondonR meeting at UCL on Monday 15th June 2015 was successful as usual with over 200 attendees throughout the day.

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Thanks to everyone who attended to help make the event such a success. It was great to see some new and old (not literally) faces.

The afternoon started with a super workshop from Mango’s Head of Consulting Andy Nicholls on ‘An Introduction to R Package Building’ which was a considerably reduced version of Mango’s 1 day course in R package building.  A more detailed version will be delivered as a 3 hour workshop at the EARL conference this year.

To view Andy’s LondonR workshop slides please click here.

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Andy Nicholls, Mango Solutions presenting the workshop. Mango the Cat learning lots!

Following the workshop, the evening attendees started arriving for our free drinks reception.

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Mango the Cat welcoming everyone.

The evening then began with three presentations from Matt Dowle, Jo-Fai Chow and Markus Gesmann. Many thanks to them.

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You can download these presentations here:

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Matt Dowle (0xdata)- News from data.table and h2o

 

 

londonr domino_logo_620x163Jo-Fai Chow (Domino Data Lab) – Deploying your Predictive Models as a Service via Domino API Endpoint

 

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Markus Gesmann (Lloyds of London) – Experience vs data

 

After an informative few hours, everyone retreated back to the bar for a few hours of more drinks and socialising.

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Free Drinks reception at LondonR

The workshop and meeting are free to attend but please register in advance (stating if you wish to attend the workshop OR meeting OR both) via email to [email protected]

Would you like to be a LondonR presenter?

We would be very happy to hear from anyone who can offer a presentation for future LondonR meetings. If you feel you have something to input or can recommend someone, please let us know. For more information or to offer a presentation for a LondonR meeting please email us.

Can’t get enough of R?

Then register to attend one of our EARL conferences this year:

London 14th-16th September at the Tower Hotel with an evening reception on Tuesday 15th at the Tower Bridge Walkways. Register here

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Boston 2nd-4th November at the Microsoft NERD Exhibtion Center in Cambridge Massachusetts and an evening reception on Tuesday 3rd at the Boston Science Museum. Register here

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