useR! 2016 Conference Announcement (with updated dates)

March 4, 2016

We are happy to announce that the R user conference

useR! 2016

is scheduled for June 27-30, 2016, and will take place at the campus
of Stanford University, Stanford California, USA.

Following the formats of previous conferences, the program will
consist of a day of tutorials followed by three days of invited
lectures and user-contributed sessions.

The program will cover topics such as

* History of R and computing with data
* Bayesian Statistics
* Bioinformatics
* Economics, Finance and Insurance
* High Performance Computing
* Industrial Applications
* Statistical Learning with Big Data
* Spatial Statistics
* Teaching
* Visualization & Graphics
* and many more.


The URL for the conference web page is:
(or just

It is minimal at the moment but details of invited speakers, tutorial
sessions, registration and abstract submission process will soon
appear. A follow-up announcement will be posted to announce important
details but please feel free to check the website periodically.


We invite R users to submit proposals for three hour tutorials on
special topics on R. The proposals should give a brief description of
the tutorial, including goals, detailed outline, justification why the
tutorial is important, background knowledge required and potential
attendees. The proposals should be sent before January 3, 2016 to
useR-20[email protected].


Event Date
Open submissions of abstracts January 5, 2016
Open Registration January 5, 2016
Tutorial Submissions Deadline January 10, 2016
Abstract Submissions Deadline March 25, 2016
Diversity Scholarship Application Deadline March 25, 2016
Notification of Acceptance March 29, 2016
Early Registration Deadline April 1, 2016
Regular Registration Deadline May 25, 2016
Late registration Deadline June 20, 2016
Tutorials June 27, 2016
Conference Start June 28, 2016
Conference End June 30, 2016


We hope to meet you in Stanford!

The organizing committee:
John Chambers, Sandrine Dudoit, Trevor Hastie, Susan Holmes,
Simon Jackman, Olivia Lau, Nicholas Lewin-Koh, Norman Matloff,
Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Karthik Ram, Joseph Rickert,
Duncan Temple Lang.

(first published here)


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