RStudio is very excited to announce that rstudio::conf 2018 is open for registration!
rstudio::conf, the conference on all things R and RStudio, will take place February 2 and 3, 2018 in San Diego, California, preceded by Training Days on January 31 and February 1.
This year’s conference will feature keynotes from Di Cook, Monash University Professor and Iowa State University Emeritus Faculty; and J.J. Allaire, RStudio Founder, CEO & Principal Developer, along with talks from Shiny creator Joe Cheng and (no-introduction-necessary) Hadley Wickham.
We are especially happy to announce that the following outstanding R innovators have already accepted invitations to speak:
|Mara Averick||Research Analyst, Web Developer, Data Nerd||TCB Analytics|
|Nick Carchedi||Director of Course Development||Datacamp|
|Tanya Cashorali||Data Entrepreneur||TCB Analytics|
|Eric Colson||Chief Algorithms Officer||Stitch Fix|
|Sandra Griffith||Senior Methodologist||Flatiron Health|
|Aaron Horowitz||Analytics Team Leader||McKinsey|
|JD Long||Economist||Cocktail Party Host|
|Elaine McVey||Data Science Lead||TransLoc|
|Logan Meltabarger||Information Science & Analytics||Slalom Consulting|
|Ian Lyttle||Senior Staff Engineer||Schneider Electric|
|Edzer Pebesma||Institute for Geoinformatics||University of Muenster|
|Thomas Peterson||Analytics Programmer||SKAT|
|Olga Pierce||Deputy Data Editor, Reporter||ProPublica|
|David Robinson||Data Scientist||Stack Overflow|
Attendees will also hear from a rare assembly of popular RStudio data scientists and developers like Yihui Xie, Winston Chang, Garrett Grolemund, Jenny Bryan, Max Kuhn, Kevin Ushey, Gabor Csardi, Amanda Gadrow, Jeff Allen, Jonathan McPherson, Javier Luraschi, Lionel Henry, Jim Hester, Bárbara Borges Ribeiro, Nathan Stephens, Sean Lopp, Edgar Ruiz, Phil Bowsher, Jonathan Regenstein, Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel and Joseph Rickert.
Additional speakers will be added soon.
The conference will feature more than 60 sessions, with three tracks specifically designed for people newer to R, advanced R users, and those looking for solutions to an interesting problem or industry application.
Preceding the conference, on January 31 and February 1, RStudio will offer two days of optional in-person training. This year, workshop choices include:
|3 workshops for those newer to R||Instructor|
|Intro to R and RStudio (2 days)||RStudio Instructor TBD|
|Data Science in the Tidyverse (2 days)||Charlotte Wickham|
|Intro to Shiny and RMarkdown (2 days)||Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel|
|5 workshops for those familiar to R||Instructor|
|Applied machine learning (2 days)||Max Kuhn|
|Intermediate Shiny (2 days)||Joe Cheng|
|Extending the tidyverse (2 days)||Hadley Wickham|
|What they forgot to teach you about R (2 days)||Jenny Bryan|
|Big Data with R (2 days)||Edgar Ruiz|
|2 workshops for RStudio Partners and Administrators||Instructor|
|Tidyverse Trainer Certification (2 days)||Garrett Grolemund|
|RStudio Connect Administrator Certification (1 day)||Sean Lopp|
Who should go?
rstudio::conf is for RStudio users, R administrators, and RStudio partners who want to learn how to write better Shiny applications, explore all the new capabilities of R Markdown, apply R to big data and work effectively with Spark, understand the tidyverse of tools for data science with R, discover best practices and tips for coding with RStudio, and investigate enterprise scale development & deployment practices and tools.
Why do people go to rstudio::conf?
Because there is simply no better way to immerse in all things R & RStudio.
rstudio::conf 2017 | Average Satisfaction Rating 8.7 out of 10
- “Overall, one of the best conferences I’ve attended on any subject.”
- “I had a blast and learned a lot. Glad I came.”
- “There were real takeaways I could immediately apply to my work. It was a very effective way to be exposed to all of the new tools and ideas in the R community. I would have to read hundreds of blog posts and tweets.”
- “It was just a really fun and collegial conference.”
Also, it’s in San Diego.
What should I do now?
Be an early bird! Attendance is limited. All seats are are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Early Bird registration discounts are available (Conference only) and a capped number of Academic discounts are also available for eligible students and faculty. If all tickets available for a particular workshop are sold out before you are able to purchase, we apologize in advance!
Please go to www.rstudio.com/conference to purchase.
We hope to see you in San Diego at rstudio::conf 2018!