Upcoming R Community Events (week of 2018-05-28)


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Upcoming R Community Events (week of 2018-05-28)

Week's summary: 23 events in at least 10 countries.

Locations:


  • Don't see your event listed? Contact @rachael to get us synced-up with your group.
  • If you are thinking of starting an R user group, have a look at the R Consortium R User Group Support Program. It provides financial support to run your r-user group and hooks you up with a pro meetup.com account, greatly easing the organizational load required to manage your group.
  • If you are interested in starting an R-Ladies meetup group in your city, or would like to find out more information about starting a meetup group, reach out at info[at]rladies[dot]org and check out rladies.org.

[AI Series] Azure IoT Edge with AI

Date: 2018-05-28 at 19:00
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Description Snippet:

[Agenda]
• 19:15 ~ 19:30 (15 mins) Basic: Tableau with R @Dana Huang
• 19:30 ~ 20:30 (60 mins) 主議程: Azure IoT Edge with AI @魚紙鈔
• 20:30 ~ 20:50 (20 mins) 閃電秀: BI 與 Power BI @胡百敬
• 20:50 ~ 自由交流時間

[Talk Information]
• Tableau with R

• Azure IoT Edge with AI
用空拍機來示範 Azure IoT Edge 與 AI 結合的可能性

• BI 與 Power BI
說明企業所需要的 BI,何謂企業 BI 與 Self-service BI,而 Power BI 在其中扮演的角色

[Speaker Information]
• Dana Huang

• 魚紙鈔
專注於. NET 開發與 Azure 相關服務也接觸感知服務和 Bot Service,同時參與 Study4.TW 與 Azure Taiwan 社群

• 胡百敬
微軟最有價值專家(MVP)

[Host Information]
• Kristen Chan:活動主持人、聯絡講者、活動場地
• Mia Chang:活動工作人員
• Ning Chen:活動工作人員
• Angie:活動工作人員

[Code of Conduct]
基本上這是一個女性學習社群,因此若你不是女性,但出現在我們的實體聚會的話,你很可能被要求以下行為:
• 發言的機會請優先留給女生
• 座位請優先保留給女生
• 必須對 R-Ladies Taipei 有貢獻,例如:提供高品質的 3分鐘技術閃電秀

... read more at the event page.

Sign-up for this event at meetup.com
Venue: Dcard Office at 台北市大安區光復南路102號11樓, Taipei, Taiwan
Organized by R-Ladies Taipei


eRementarz #7: objaśnianie modeli uczenia maszynowego

Date: 2018-05-29 at 18:00
Location: Wroclaw, Poland

Description Snippet:

Na majowym spotkaniu wrocławskich użytkowników R Mateusz Staniak przybliży dostępne w R narzędzia do eksploracji i interpretacji modeli uczenia maszynowego.
Objaśnianie modeli jest coraz ważniejszą częścią pracy analityka danych między innymi ze względu na regulacje prawne takie jak RODO.
Omówione zostanie przechowywanie modeli (istotne dla reprodukowalności wyników) oraz metody pomagające zrozumieć strukturę złożonych modeli uczenia maszynowego takich jak sieci neuronowe czy lasy losowe.

Po warsztatach zapraszamy na STWUR-owe piwo w Cybermachinie.

Skrypt z potrzebnymi pakietami i danymi zostanie udostępniony przed spotkaniem.

Spotkania STWUR-a wspiera firma KRUK.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Sala 1.05. Wydział Biotechnologii UWr at ul. Fryderyka Joliot-Curie 14a, Wroclaw, Poland
Organized by STWUR - Wroclaw R Users Group Meetup


R-Ladies Berlin - Crawling Twitter Data

Date: 2018-05-29 at 18:30
Location: Berlin, Germany

Description Snippet:

Dear Ladies,

we are happy to invite you to another exciting R-Ladies Berlin session, hosted by Babbel in the center of Berlin.

Our guest - Bérengère Pohr - is a specialist in social network analysis and received a Ph.D in Economic Geography. She currently works as a Data Scientist at Babbel.

Bérengère is going to introduce us how to crawl data from Twitter and perform analysis like hashtag analysis or community detection. After an overview about basics (set-up your twitter credentials, how to query) she is going to guide us through an exciting exercise - community detection with our own Twitter account @RLadies Berlin.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Babbel at Max-Beer-Strasse 2, Berlin, Germany
Organized by R-Ladies Berlin


53. Meetup PHPUG Rheinhessen

Date: 2018-05-29 at 19:00
Location: Mainz, Germany

Description Snippet:

Jan hat sich bereiterklärt, uns eine Einführung in Event Storming zu geben, eine immer häufiger verwendete Methode zur Modellierung komplexer Geschäftsprozesse.

Wer möchte, kann zusätzlich gern einen 5-10 minütigen Lightning Talk zu einem beliebigen PHP-Thema halten; Freiwillige vor!
Alternativ/zusätzlich könnten wir uns über PHP im IoT-Einsatz und interessante Tech-Podcasts austauschen.
Wir planen aber gern auch kurzfristig noch einen längeren Talk ein ;-)

Agenda:
• 19:00 Uhr: Ankommen und Hallo sagen
• 19:30 Uhr: "Einführung in Event Storming" von Jan Unger
• 20:15 Uhr: ggf. weitere Talks & Diskussionen

im Anschluss: Socializing, Netzwerken, Plauschen

Du möchtest einen Talk halten? Schreib uns! (http://goo.gl/forms/j1IKd4NMY7) oder hier auf Meetup.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: UDG at Taunusstraße 59-61, Mainz, Germany
Organized by PHP User Group Rheinhessen


Data in London Town

Date: 2018-05-29 at 18:30
Location: London, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

**registration via eventbrite** at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/data-in-london-town-tickets-45261265664

Talks about London data. Details on Eventbrite.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Deliveroo Offices, Cannon Street Station at 1 Cousin Lane, EC4R 3TE, London, United Kingdom
Organized by R-Ladies London


R in Industry

Date: 2018-05-29 at 17:00
Location: London, Canada

Description Snippet:

Vicki Cocco will be presenting a whole new perspective for us - using R in industry! Vicki is the founder of 10in6 Inc, a London, Ontario based company that helps businesses improve their productivity and efficiency through data analysis. Vicki is also a long-time R-Ladies, #LdnOnt member, and we are thrilled to have her share her insights with our group!

Come join us at this R-Ladies session if you...
... want to start or keep learning about R for your own work/research
... are curious about a career in industry/data science
... are interested in meeting like-minded people interested in tech, coding, and learning!

This meet up will be Tuesday, May 29 at 5:00pm in the Wellington Room of the London Public Library (downtown branch). We will finish by 7:00 and head to Milo's as usual.

See you then!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: London Public Library at 251 Dundas St. , London, ON, , Canada
Organized by R-Ladies London, Ontario


ATL Chapter First Meeting

Date: 2018-05-29 at 18:00
Location: Atlanta, United States

Description Snippet:

Introduction to R and RStudio

R-Ladies Atlanta will be running few sessions for Beginners! There will be a short intro to RStudio, R basics and we will have a short workshop on creating a website using blogdown and RStudio. Our co-founder, Melinda Higgins will be leading this workshop!
There will be time for Q&A and/or any R questions you may have.

Please bring a charged laptop and make sure you have R and RStudio downloaded ready to go.

To download R: https://cloud.r-project.org

To download RStudio: http://www.rstudio.com/download

Follow the instructions to download and install.

All R proficiency levels are welcome!

Please check-in via the Guest Registration Tablet at the Front Desk and select my name "Emilie Seena" as your host. Also, please bring a photo ID.

Wework do not offer validation for pa ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: WeWork Tower Place at 3340 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA, 30326, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Atlanta


R for Maps and Other stuff...

Date: 2018-05-29 at 18:00
Location: Richmond , United States

Description Snippet:

I will give a talk on creating maps in R with Choroplethr package. Links to the datasets will also be given so that everyone can download them and follow along.

Bring your laptop!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Henrico County Public Library - Libbie Mill Library at 2100 Libbie Lake East Street , Richmond , VA, , United States
Organized by RVA R User's Group.


R and Python

Date: 2018-05-29 at 19:00
Location: Tampa, United States

Description Snippet:

• What we'll do
Madhi Goudarzi will walk us through integrating R and Python.

• What to bring
If you wish to bring a laptop to follow along, code and slides will be posted ~24 hours in advance at https://github.com/tgerke/TampaUseRs

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Southern Brewing & Winemaking at 4500 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, United States
Organized by Tampa R Users Group


May 2018 Meet-up

Date: 2018-05-29 at 18:30
Location: Irvine, United States

Description Snippet:

For this meet-up, we'll be hosting the college student participants from the recent ASA DataFest competition at Chapman University. Participating teams will present their work. This will be a great opportunity to hear about the great work they did and to support data science activities in our community.

== Schedule ==
6:30 -- 6:55: Networking
6:44 -- 7:00: Welcome & general announcement
7:00 -- 8:00: DataFest team presentations
8:00 -- 8:30: Networking and Clean-up

== DataFest Summary ==
(from the ASA website) "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."
https://ww2.amstat.org/education/datafest/

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: PeopleSpace at 1691 Kettering Street, Irvine, CA, , United States
Organized by Orange County R Users Group (OCRUG)


Bookclub #1 | Data Imports & Tibbles

Date: 2018-05-30 at 18:00
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

• What we'll do
We're starting a new bookclub series where we will work through some chapters from the wonderful "R for Data Science" (http://r4ds.had.co.nz/). In this first session we will cover topics on Importing Data and working with Tibbles (chapters 10 & 11).

If you are completely new to R and would like a hand setting up R on your laptop come chat to us at the beginning of the session and we can help you out.

We hope these sessions will be a great introduction and development sessions for those of you who are new to R.

For those more experienced R users we will look to provide some challenges related to the topics or you can help mentor others.

Many thanks to Rental Cars for offering us a space to use for this event. If you can offer us a space for future events please get in touch.

Hope to see you there.

• What to bring
Laptop

• Important to know

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Rental Cars at 35 Fountain Street, Manchester, United Kingdom
Organized by R-Ladies Manchester


Pre-R/Finance meetup: A series of related talks

Date: 2018-05-30 at 17:00
Location: Chicago , United States

Description Snippet:

We hope you're as excited as we are about the upcoming R/Finance conference! The conference has become the primary meeting for academics and practitioners interested in using R in Finance and so in that vein, this Pre-conference meetup will feature a series of short talks related to practical applications in finance and time series.

IBM will generously sponsor food and drinks at Haymarket Brewery! Talks begin at 6:00 pm with time for networking before and after.

## Ross Bennett: Predictive models and their applications in “high-ish” frequency finance.

Ross will talk about how he approaches the overall process of building models, evaluating their performance, and integrating them into a trading strategy. ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: HayMarket Brewery at 737 W. Randolph, Chicago , IL, 60661, United States
Organized by Chicago R User Group (Chicago RUG, CRUG) Data and Statistics


Ecología de la programación para el análisis de datos biológicos

Date: 2018-05-30 at 17:00
Location: See event signup, orgainized by Heredia R User Group

Description Snippet:

Sobre el expositor Germán Vargas:
Soy un biólogo tico, con interés en entender los mecanismos que determinan la vulnerabilidad a la sequía. Obtuve mi pre-grado en la Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, así como también la licenciatura en Manejo de Recursos Naturales. Actualmente me encuentro en el programa de doctorado en botánica de la Universidad de Minnesota. Mi trabajo se enfoca en estudiar a través de escalas temporales y biológicas diferentes procesos fisiológicos y demográficos que experimentan las especies de plantas durante periodos de sequía. ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: TBD, see event signup link at Meetup
Organized by Heredia R User Group


¡Primer meet-up R-Ladies Guayaquil!

Date: 2018-05-30 at 19:30
Location: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Description Snippet:

¡Comienza la iniciativa en la ciudad! ¡Bienvenid@s!
En esta primera reunión nos conoceremos y te diremos qué trae consigo esta maravillosa iniciativa. ¿Las mujeres participan en ciencias? ¿matemáticas? ¿tecnologías?, no sólo contestaremos estas preguntas; también explicaremos qué es R y cómo su uso es transversal en distintas áreas de aplicación.

Recuerda que todos los eventos son gratuitos.

¡Anímate a estar 15 minutos antes de la hora de inicio para el registro! ¡Arrancamos puntuales!

¡L@s esperamos!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Invernadero Coworking (nueva sede) at Victor E. Estrada y Jiguas, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Organized by R-Ladies Guayaquil


TalkRs

Date: 2018-05-31 at 18:00
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

A laid-back get together to discuss aspects of R and data science, and get help on any current data challenges you're having.

You don't have to come along every fortnight but if you're looking to learn R, commiserate over the latest stumbling block, or help others learn R, we'd love to meet you!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Bar 33 at 33 Windsor Place, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Organized by CaRdiff - the Cardiff R User Group


"How I use R in my work" - Demos & Lightning talks

Date: 2018-05-31 at 17:30
Location: Santa Barbara, United States

Description Snippet:

Our next event will feature 5-6 lightning talks from local R-Ladies about how they use R in their work. We will have time before and after for mingling.

We are looking for volunteers to give talks! Talks should be between 5-8 minutes. If we get more than 6 talks, we will select a diverse group for this meetup and will make sure to host a similar type of event in the future.

Please sign up here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1udhcKddnmEKmGhuVkSw8FCtIiHINVS4zhiAbOiGDiFA/edit?usp=sharing

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) at 735 State St # 300, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Santa Barbara


Reunion Usuarios R

Date: 2018-05-31 at 19:00
Location: See event signup, orgainized by San Carlos R User Group

Description Snippet:

19:00 - 20:00 Reunión de Usuarios R

Organizamos las reuniones del Grupo de Usuarios R en linea, y por lo tanto no hay cupo para mas que 25 participantes. Mas informacion sobre la agenda en nuestro sitio web: http://sancarlos-rug.github.io/

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: TBD, see event signup link at Meetup
Organized by San Carlos R User Group


Putting the FUN in R Functions!

Date: 2018-05-31 at 18:30
Location: Portland, United States

Description Snippet:

How do you write functions in R? Let's share how we approach this! If this is a totally new area to you, that's fine too, bring your questions!

Want to help with planning? https://github.com/rladies-pdx/meetup_event_planning/milestone/6

If you'd like to bring a guest, let us know! We are open to anyone and everyone attending and want to ensure a positive and welcoming environment :)

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Portland State University - Fourth Avenue Building at 1900 SW 4th Ave Suite 2500, Portland, OR, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies PDX


Best practices for recording data in spreadsheets

Date: 2018-06-01 at 12:00
Location: Cork, Ireland

Description Snippet:

Spreadsheets are a remarkably valuable tool that many if not most scientists will use at some point to record their data. This lecture will overview best practices for using spreadsheets for this purpose, with a focus on how to avoid errors while facilitating collaboration and reproducibility. We will also discuss the secure transfer of such data.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: G_05, Western Gateway Building at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Organized by Cork (Ireland) R-Users Group


R and Python study group

Date: 2018-06-02 at 10:00
Location: West des Moines, United States

Description Snippet:

Are you tired of learning and playing with Python and R alone? Would you like to get together with a few friends and learn together? I have been starting to learn R and Python for data science and following the typical route of videos and practice projects. I really want to ramp up my learning and exposure to different ways. Here is my proposal:

- Gather a small group of 2-5 and learn together.
- Meet at a coffee shop, library, or some other space that has Wi-Fi.
- Pick a project, data set or problem, then work to solve it with different tools.
- Keep it fluid and informal.
- Meet on a regular basis, say weekly to start, and adjust as needed.
- ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Panera Bread at 4150 Westown Pkwy, West des Moines, IA, 50265, United States
Organized by Central Iowa R User Group


Carpool to Cascadia R Conference (Portland, OR)

Date: 2018-06-02 at 10:00
Location: Portland, United States

Description Snippet:

Chance to carpool with RUG members to the Cascadia R Con (https://cascadiarconf.com/ )

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: OHSU Collaborative Life Science Building at 2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland, or, 97201, United States
Organized by Eugene R Users


Deep Learning with R

Date: 2018-06-02 at 14:00
Location: Orlando, United States

Description Snippet:

The Orlando Machine Learning and Data Science is hosting a series on Deep Learning using R, June 2,2018. It will be great to see some R-Ladies there!!

Make sure to visit their site and RSVP
https://www.meetup.com/Orlando-MLDS/events/250086544/

Details
In this session we shall cover deep neural networks using R and the Keras package.

The session will be presented by Dr Anton Antonov, a Doctorate in Applied Mathematics, who has extensive experience with machine learning and data science.

Some of his previous presentations can be found at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GddvdXMJV9Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PeSgez5dqM

The Session had to be rescheduled due the availability of the presenter</ ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Melrose Center (inside of Orlando Public Library) at 101 E. Central Blvd, Orlando, FL, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Orlando


South Waterfront Study Group

Date: 2018-06-03 at 12:00
Location: Portland, United States

Description Snippet:

Bi-weekly, informal study group.

Currently working through "R for Data Science" http://r4ds.had.co.nz/

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: OHSU Center for Health & Healing (Bottom of Tram by the River) at 3303 SW Bond Ave, Portland, OR, 97239, United States
Organized by R-Ladies PDX



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