New R User Groups in Canada, India

February 21, 2011

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Three new local R user groups have just been added to the directory:

In Québec, the group Plein-R is affilliated with the department of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics at Laval University. Although the group's website is in French, group organizer Etienne Racine says, "Our group is bilingual. Our meetings are in a mix of French and English: we call it 'Frenglish'."

Staying in Canada, there's alse a new R user group in Vancouver, BC. The Vancouver R Users Group will host their first meeting on March 22, with an Introduction to R.

There's also a new R user group in Bangalore, India: The Bangalore R Users (BRU).  

Finally, while not a new group per se, in Dallas, TX the Dallas R User Group has a brand-new group website at

All four of these groups have received assistance though Revolution Analytics' R User Group Sponsorship Program. If you are a leader of a local R user group and haven't yet filled out the application form, the deadline for established  is March 31, 2011. (Brand new groups can apply for kickstart funding through the end of October.)

Revolutions: Local R User Group Directory

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