Rstudio::conf 2018 Welcome Letter

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We are looking forward to hosting rstudio::conf 2018 in San Diego, and hope the following information is helpful.

Location:
Manchester Grand Hyatt
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
Website: manchester.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Transportation:
San Diego Int’l Airport- 2.7 miles
Taxi = Roughly $18
Uber = Roughly $8
Metro Transit System: https://sdmts.com/schedules-real-time

Schedule, Training Days (you only need to register once if attending both training days and conference):

Registration:
Tuesday, January 30th: 6pm - 8pm, Grand Ballroom Foyer
Wednesday, January 31st: 7:45am - 9am, Grand Ballroom Foyer & Seaport Foyer
Thursday, February 1st: 7:45am - 9am, Grand Ballroom Foyer & Seaport Foyer

Class and meal schedule:
Breakfast: 8am - 9am, Grand Ballroom
Breaks: 10:30am & 3pm, Seaport Foyer
Lunch: 12pm - 1pm, Grand Ballroom
Class: 9am - 5pm

Schedule, Conference (you only need to register once if attending both training days and conference):

Registration:
Thursday, February 1st: 5:30pm - 7:30pm, Grand Ballroom Foyer
Friday, February 2nd: 7:45am - 9am, Grand Ballroom Foyer & Seaport Foyer

Conference and meal schedule:
Breakfast: 8am - 9am, Grand Ballroom
Breaks: 10:30am & 3:30pm, Seaport Foyer
Lunch: 12:30pm - 1:30pm, Grand Ballroom
Conference: 9am - 5:30pm, Seaport Ballroom

Evening Events:

Training Days Happy Hour
Wednesday, January 31st: 5:30pm - 7:30pm, MGH 4th Floor Pool Deck
Beer, wine & light hors d’oeuvres
Book signing with your favorite RStudio authors
*Outside venue please dress for the weather (average high/low temperature 69/54 degrees)

Opening Reception (sponsored by Google Cloud)
Thursday, February 1st: 5:30pm - 7:30pm, MGH Grand Ballroom
Cocktails & light hors d’oeuvres
E-poster sessions, meet & greet

Hard Rock Rooftop Party (registered parties only - due to space constraints)
Friday, February 2nd: 7pm - 10pm, Hard Rock Hotel Float Bar 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres
Fun, games and music!
Transportation: Transportation to the Hard Rock Cafe at the Kettner entrance of the hotel starting at 6:45PM and running to 10:00PM
*Outside venue please dress for the weather (average high/low temperature 69/54 degrees)

Miscellaneous:

Lactation room available: Contact Anne (anne@rstudio.com) for additional information

Birds of a Feather: See community site or contact the below host via the conference app for additional
information. Announcing Birds of a Feather groups

  • Pharma and Life Sciences hosted by Phil Bowsher
  • Insurance hosted by Hadrien Dykiel
  • Finance hosted by Jonathan Regenstein
  • R Ladies hosted by Supstat and Mara Averick
  • Training/Consulting Partners hosted by Dave Hurst
  • Community hosted by Curtis Kephart

Wifi instructions:

  • Connect to: rstudio_conf
  • Enter password: tidyverse

RStudio Professional’s Lounge:

  • Friday, February 2nd and Saturday, February 3rd, 1pm - 4pm, Gaslamp
  • Demo’s of our professional products, refreshments and relaxation

Professional Headshots:

  • Friday, February 2nd and Saturday, February 3rd, 1pm -4pm, Palm Foyer
  • Professional photographer will be offering conference participants headshots (gratis), first come, first
    served

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P.S. You can also reply here if you want to be added to a BoF group, and I’ll make sure you’re on the list for that group.


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@DaveH I’m interested in Pharma and Life Sciences and Community - can you please add me? Thanks!


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Hi Dave, I am interested in Finance group - could you, please, add me there? Thanks!


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I would like to be added to the life sciences BoF list as well. Thanks!


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Hi Dave - could you add me to R Ladies BoF group? Thank you!


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I’ve added everyone (above this comment) to the lists as requested.

In order to simplify messaging, @Bill has create a BoF Chat section in the conference app. You can monitor announcements and messages for your group there. No signups are necessary.


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Hi Dave, could u add me in the Insurance group? Thx!


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I wonder where to fit Public Health and Epidemiology. I am an epidemiologist and I would like to join such a group.