Events

R in Healthcare Meetup Q&A

2021-08-03 Chris Bumgardner
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The team at Children’s Wisconsin is using R and RStudio’s suite of tools to enable forecasting, modeling, and data mining among other data science activities. During the meetup, Chris Bumgardner shared a few examples of the applications that have been created to support their vision that the kids of Wisconsin will be the healthiest in the nation. Read more →

Shiny Apps from Concept to Production - An RStudio Community X-Session with Appsilon

2021-07-27 Curtis Kephart
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Ready to take your Shiny development skills to the next level? This RStudio Community X-Session connects you with the Shiny experts at Appsilon. The two-hour workshop covers development workflows, coding best practices, tips for scaling and infrastructure, and improving your apps’ user interface. Read more →

Advice to Aspiring Sports Analytics Professionals

2021-07-20 Mitch Tanney
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How do I get started in sports analytics? Mitch Tanney shares his advice for aspiring data scientists passionate to apply their analytic skills to the field, court, ice or pitch of their choice. Mitch has years of experience in professional sports analytics, and recently joined RStudio’s customer success team. Read more →

R in Supply Chain Management: Meetup Q&A

2021-06-17 Rachael Dempsey
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Supply chain management presents a number of interesting and challenging problems to solve in topics such as demand and supply planning, inventory management, and forecasting. This post dives into questions from the R in Supply Chain Management meetup with Nicolas Nguyen. Read more →

Centralizing your Analytics Infrastructure with eoda and Covestro

2021-05-25 Samantha Toet
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On June 16th, we’ll be teaming up with eoda and Covestro to discuss—in German—how they put their data science into production by developing a unified infrastructure. Read more →

ASA DataFest 2021

2021-05-20 Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
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The American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest is a celebration of data in which teams of undergraduates work around the clock to find and share meaning in a large, rich, and complex data set. The teams that impress the judges win prizes, and the event is a great opportunity for them to gain some data analysis experience. As part of our mission to support open source data science, RStudio was proud to help sponsor this event, and provide RStudio Cloud as a platform to help enable collaboration within the teams Read more →

Impressions from New Zealand’s R Exchange

2021-04-14 Uli Muellner (Epi-Interactive)
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In March of 2021, Epi-Interactive hosted one of the first in-person R events in Wellington, New Zealand. Here are some takeaways from their experience. Read more →

rstudio::global(2021) Diversity Scholarships

2020-11-30 Julia Silge and Jen Hecht
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rstudio::global(2021) will be a very different conference from previous years. We will miss being together physically, but we are enthusiastic about planning this free, virtual event designed to be inclusive of R users in every time zone. Even though the conference itself is free, we are continuing our tradition of diversity scholarships, but with a different focus. This year, we have planned for 70 diversity scholarships available to individuals around the world who are a member of a group that is underrepresented at rstudio::conf(). Read more →

rstudio::global() talk deadline extension

2020-08-13 Hadley Wickham
We’ve received requests from a number of you to submit talks for rstudio::global() after the deadline (tomorrow, August 14). We know things are particuarly tough at the moment, so we’re extending the deadline by two weeks for everyone; the new submission deadline is August 28 at 11:59PM PDT. We’ll aim to get decisions back by late September. APPLY NOW! Read more →

rstudio::global() call for talks

2020-07-17 Hadley Wickham
We’re excited to announce that the call for talks for rstudio::global(2021) is now open! Since we’re rethinking the conference to make the most of the new venue, the talks are going to be a little different to usual. This year we are particularly interested in talks from people who can’t usually make it in person, or are newer to conference speaking. We’re excited to partner with Articulation Inc to offer free speaker coaching: as long as you have an interesting idea and are willing to put in some work, we’ll help you develop a great talk. Read more →