Upcoming R Community Events (week of 2018-06-18)


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Upcoming R Community Events (week of 2018-06-18)

Week's summary: 28 events in at least 12 countries.

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Taller: "Primeros pasos en R"

Date: 2018-06-18 at 18:00
Location: La Plata, Argentina

Description Snippet:

Ya tenemos fecha para el segundo meetup de #rladies en La Plata!

** "Primeros pasos en R" **

Para las personas curiosas que quieran empezar a aprender R o para quienes estén en la búsqueda de formalizar un poco más sus conocimientos, Sol Represa va a estar brindando un taller inicial de R.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Coworking Moebius at Calle 62 y 4, La Plata, Argentina
Organized by R-Ladies La Plata


How to create choropleth maps in R

Date: 2018-06-19 at 18:00
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Description Snippet:

Our next meetup will be on Tuesday 19th June. It would be great if you could join us.

The plan for the evening:
18:00-18:30 Refreshments & networking
18:30-18:45 Intro and shout outs
18:45-20:00 Presentation/workshop ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: ACIA - Aon Ireland at Metropolitan Building, James Joyce Street, Dublin, Ireland
Organized by R-Ladies Dublin


Creating R packages using RStudio and GitHub

Date: 2018-06-19 at 18:00
Location: Grand Rapids, United States

Description Snippet:

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Randall Prium of Calvin College.

Title:
Creating R packages using RStudio and GitHub

Abstract:
If you use R, you should be making R packages, and not just for CRAN-released, publicly available packages that will change the world. Packages are a useful way to organize your own private work as well. ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: 309E DeVos Center at 401 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI, , United States
Organized by West Michigan R Users Group


Basic Machine Learning Techniques!

Date: 2018-06-19 at 19:00
Location: Tampa, United States

Description Snippet:

• What we'll do
Minh Pham will walk us through basic machine learning techniques.

• 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/TampaUseRs/TampaUseRs/tree/master/meetups

... 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


Monthly Meetup - Topic TBD

Date: 2018-06-19 at 19:00
Location: Indianapolis, United States

Description Snippet:
NA ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: St Vincent Hospital at 2001 W 86th St, Indianapolis, United States
Organized by IndyUseR Group


R-Ladies Sydney launch--- Lightning talks

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:30
Location: Sydney, Australia

Description Snippet:

We are super excited to announce that R-Ladies Sydney will launch on June 20th 2018. For our first event, we want everyone to meet someone new and learn something new so we plan to host a series of lightning talks. You are all invited to participate! Lightning talks are only 5-6 min long and can be about anything. You could talk about…

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Tank Stream Labs kitchen at 11 York St (above Wynyard Station), Sydney, Australia
Organized by R-Ladies Sydney


#53 [R for Social Good] For Anti-trust case / Reducing airline operating costs

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:00
Location: Makati City, Philippines

Description Snippet:

Topic 1: Using R in Antitrust
Gabby Domingo presents the case of the Philippine Competition Commission which will be presented at Brisbane in July. RUGgers get the advance screening! :)

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: 8F Mindanao Room, Microsoft Office at 6750 Ayala Ave., Makati City, Philippines
Organized by R Users Group - Philippines


R Ladies Belgrade #3: R&I predavanje + R Markdown radionica

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:00
Location: Belgrade, Serbia

Description Snippet:

Ovog puta meetup počinjemo sa predavanjem profesorke Nadice Miljković, pod nazivom "R & I". Nadica će pričati o tome kako se upoznala sa R-om, o svim prednostima rada u R-u, kao i kako je promenio način njenog rada.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Startit Centar at Savska 5, Beograd 11000, Belgrade, Serbia
Organized by R-Ladies Belgrade


Statistics: comparing groups

Date: 2018-06-20 at 17:00
Location: Loughborough, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

Let's get to together and take our first steps in Data Analysis!

We will work in a frequentist hypothesis testing framework.
Kerry will introduce us to the statistics behind t-tests and tell us how to answer questions like "Is product A more popular than product B?" with data.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Graduate House, Loughborough University at University Road , Loughborough, United Kingdom
Organized by R-Ladies Loughborough


Shiny 101

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:30
Location: E14 5EP, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shiny-101-tickets-46044563529

Have you heard of Shiny?

It’s a handy framework for building applications in R. If you want to share your analysis with others in an interactive way, Shiny is for you!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Thomson Reuters at 30 South Colonnade-Canary Wharf , E14 5EP, United Kingdom
Organized by R-Ladies London


Lightning Talks

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:00
Location: Independence, United States

Description Snippet:

For this month, we're going to do lightning talks. Lightning talks are 5-10 minutes, a few simple slides, and focus on one core concept. No time for live coding or long bios. So far speakers are Jim Hester, Tim Hoolihan. We have room for quite a few more talks.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Crown Centre Building at 5005 Rockside Road, Independence, OH, 44131, United States
Organized by Greater Cleveland R Group


R-Ladies Louisville June Meeting

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:30
Location: Louisville, United States

Description Snippet:

Hi Y'all! For our June meeting we're switching things up and asking for volunteers to give short 15 minute "lightning" talks on real-world examples of using R Statistical Programming Software in your work! For example, Sam will give a talk on using R to download & analyze publicly available gene expression data from breast cancer cell lines and breast tissues on genes her lab studies. Please e-mail [masked] to RSVP a spot! We welcome talks from any and all fields and look forward to hearing about the diverse ways our members use R!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Crescent Hill Branch, Louisville Free Public Library at 2762 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY, 40206, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Louisville


Atlanta R Users June Meetup

Date: 2018-06-20 at 19:00
Location: Atlanta, United States

Description Snippet:

Our monthly meetup this month will be held at the KPMG Ignition Offices in Midtown!

7:00 - 7:20: Food and Networking
7:20 - 7:25: Intro and Welcome by Matt Mills
7:25 - 8:00: Introduction to Reproducible Research using R, RStudio, and R Markdown by Rob Stilson
8:00 - 8:35: The State of Forecasting and Associated Packages by Boris Ntwoku

Speakers:

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: 1 Atlantic Center at 1201 West Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, Ge, 30309, United States
Organized by Atlanta R Users Group


R-Ladies Book Club: Women in Science!

Date: 2018-06-20 at 18:30
Location: Austin, United States

Description Snippet:

We'll be discussing the book 'Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World'. (Past discussions tend to tie what we read about with our experiences in work and life -- thus, it's also a great networking opportunity.)

This is the summer edition of our book club, so we'll also bring art supplies and have some fun making our own illustrated index cards of women in science!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Thunderbird Coffee at 1401 Koenig Ln. , Austin, TX, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Austin


R-Curious?

Date: 2018-06-21 at 13:00
Location: Sydney, Australia

Description Snippet:

Are you R Curious?

Been meaning to quit excel and learn R for ages but not managed to find the time? Or maybe you are just not quite sure what this R thing that everyone is talking about is? This is the workshop for you.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Mathews Building at UNSW, High St, Kensington NSW 2052, Sydney, Australia
Organized by R-Ladies Sydney


Dataviz with Summer of Tech

Date: 2018-06-21 at 18:00
Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Description Snippet:

Hi all,

Join us for a collaborative meetup, where we will be helping Summer of Tech with data visualisation with one their real datasets.

About Summer of Tech
- Summer of Tech is a non-profit programme helping students and graduates enter the New Zealand IT industry. We have been finding, growing and matching New Zealand’s tech talent with opportunities, since 2006.
... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Xero at Level 1, Textile Centre, 125 St Georges Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Organized by R-Ladies Auckland


RxConsulting

Date: 2018-06-21 at 18:00
Location: Warsaw, Poland

Description Snippet:

Przed nami ostatni SER przed wakacjami!
Tym razem będziemy gościć prelegentów, którzy zawodowo związanie są z firmą McKinsey i pokażą jakie ciekawe projekty consultingowe można realizować przy wykorzystaniu R.

Speakers: Michal Siwek - Data Science Expert, Mateusz Jodlowski - Junior Data Analyst, Mateusz Zawisza - Data Science Specialist.

Abstrakty i BIO prelegentów wkrótce!

Agenda:
18-18:05 Welcome
18:05-18:10 Kilka słów od sponsora firmy McKinsey
18:10 - 18:40 Prezentacja 1
18:40-19:10 Pizza break
19:10-19:40 - Prezentacja 2
After party ...

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Sala 329 Wydział MINI PW at Koszykowa 75, Warsaw, Poland
Organized by Spotkania Entuzjastów R-Warsaw RUG Meetup & R-Ladies Warsaw


R-Ladies Madrid: retrospectiva y nuevos objetivos

Date: 2018-06-21 at 19:30
Location: Madrid, Spain

Description Snippet:

¡Hola R-Ladies!

Después de un Call Of Data bastante intenso e interesante vamos a juntarnos para dar la bienvenida al verano tranquilamente.

Vamos a hablar con la comunidad, hacer una retrospectiva sobre este año y el pasado y plantear nuevas cosas que creemos que ayudarán a la comunidad.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Campus Café (Google Campus Madrid) at Calle Moreno Nieto, 2 28005 Madrid, Spain, Madrid, Spain
Organized by R-Ladies Madrid


Data Cleaning with R

Date: 2018-06-21 at 18:00
Location: Philadelphia, United States

Description Snippet:

Data Cleaning… It’s the hard work you do before you can do the “real” work. If you want to make a beautiful visualization or build a useful model, you need to get the data into R correctly and clean it up! Datasets often have inconsistent values or data types, missing values, and other annoyances that can trip you up. Join us to talk data in a relaxing and friendly environment!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: 1601 market street at 19th floor - wework, Philadelphia, PA, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Philly


June Monthly Meetup

Date: 2018-06-21 at 19:00
Location: St Paul, United States

Description Snippet:

Ralph Asher: Speeding Up Traveling Salesman Problem Route Evaluation in R.

Tim Connors: How to create a scaled and distributed function using Microsoft's RevoScaleR package.

Frank Corrigan: Motivating Business Users to Try R

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Macalester College, Olin-Rice Science Center, Room 150 at 168 Macalester Street, St Paul, MN, 55105, United States
Organized by Twin Cities R User Group (TCRUG)


Hackathon - Join us analyze data about water quality in our area

Date: 2018-06-21 at 17:30
Location: Santa Barbara, United States

Description Snippet:

Hi all,

Please join us on Thursday June 21, 2018 @5:30PM to analyze some data and get insights about water quality and availability in the Santa Barbara area. We have being collaborating with SB Channelkeeper (https://www.sbck.org) to get some very interesting data sets and we will try to help them by getting some cool data analysis and visualization during our event.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Workzones at 351 Paseo Nuevo, 2nd Floor, Santa Barbara, CA, , United States
Organized by Santa Barbara R Users Group


OCUG Summer Bash

Date: 2018-06-21 at 18:30
Location: Irvine, United States

Description Snippet:

OC User Group Summer Bash 2018.

EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION:
https://ocugsummerbash2018.eventbrite.com/

Our OC User Groups at PeopleSpace is OC's biggest technology meetup collaboration event. OCRUG is a member of this group.

... 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)


Friday Night Drinks: Philly Women in Data & Tech

Date: 2018-06-22 at 17:00
Location: Philadelphia, United States

Description Snippet:

Philly is home to several groups of successful women who do awesome work in data and tech. Let’s get together and meet each other, learn from each other, and have a few laughs over drinks and snacks at Independence Beer Garden! This event is very informal - R-Ladies Philly organizers will be there from 5-8pm, so come by and say hello whenever you can and stay for as long as you like. The event is FREE and open to everyone, but attendees are responsible for paying for their own food and drinks. ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Independence Beer Garden at 100 S. Indepence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Philly


satRday Cardiff 2018

Date: 2018-06-23 at 10:00
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

Full day R conference with talks, workshops and business case studies.
http://cardiff2018.satrdays.org/

Tickets: http://cardiff2018.satrdays.org/#registration

Call for papers: http://cardiff2018.satrdays.org/#callforpapers

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Cardiff University Main Building at 45 Park Place, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Organized by CaRdiff - the Cardiff R User Group


2018 Calgary PIMS Datathon

Date: 2018-06-23 at 08:30
Location: Calgary, Canada

Description Snippet:

The 2018 Calgary PIMS Datathon is a project led by the data-driven communities of Calgary. This datathon will create an opportunity for Calgarians to evaluate the open data provided by the City of Calgary’s Open Data Portal, and propose solutions to enhance the infrastructure. Such enhancements can include, but are not limited to, improving data connectivity, suggesting the collection of new and relevant data points, and optimizing data usability.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Engineering Complex, Main Campus, University of Calgary at 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, AB, , Canada
Organized by CalgaryR


R and Python study group

Date: 2018-06-23 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:

... 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


"Modeling Ebola Incubation Distributions with R" - Giles Crane (Jun 23, 2018)

Date: 2018-06-23 at 14:00
Location: Princeton Jct, United States

Description Snippet:

Topic: "Modeling Ebola Incubation Distributions with R" - Giles Crane

Detail:
Identified in eastern Africa in the 1970's, Ebola is the most violent and fast-acting virus.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: West Windsor Branch Library at 333 N Post Rd, Princeton Jct, United States
Organized by Trenton R Users (TRU)


Everything shiny! R-Ladies June meetup

Date: 2018-06-23 at 12:00
Location: Los Angeles, United States

Description Snippet:

Hi Los Angeles R-Ladies!

We'll be having our next meetup on June 23rd at 12pm on campus at UCLA.

Local LA R-Lady Lauren Steely will be walking us through the world of shiny! Shiny is great for building web apps that let other people explore your datasets without having to be technical R users. By the end we will have built two simple shiny apps for visualizing some scientific data. Make sure you have RStudio installed with the `shiny` package.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: **Mildred E Mathias Botanical Garden ** at 777 Tiverton Drive , Los Angeles, CA, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Los Angeles



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