Upcoming R Community Events (week of 2018-07-23)


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Upcoming R Community Events (week of 2018-07-23)

Week's summary: 27 events in at least 6 countries.

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July R-Ladies: Blogdown and Networking!

Date: 2018-07-23 at 18:30
Location: Seattle, United States

Description Snippet:

Isabella Velasquez will be giving a talk on how to create a website using blogdown. We'll follow that with a networking / unconference breakout session - come see us on Slack to vote on breakout topics.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Convoy at 1501 4th Ave Floor 20, Seattle, wa, 98101, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Seattle


Social Network Analysis!

Date: 2018-07-24 at 19:00
Location: Tampa, United States

Description Snippet:

• What we'll do
Thomas Keller will walk us through social network analysis of Twitter data using rtweet and tidy principles.

• 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


UO Library Services

Date: 2018-07-24 at 18:00
Location: Eugene, United States

Description Snippet:

Jonathan Cain, head of library services at the UO will join us to discuss the resources available to the community via the UO library services including R and other programming training, data management and archiving support https://library.uoregon.edu/

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Oregon Research Institute at 1776 Millrace Drive, Eugene, OR, 97403, United States
Organized by Eugene R Users


useR 2018 Watch Party

Date: 2018-07-24 at 18:00
Location: Portland, United States

Description Snippet:

useR 2018 just happened in Brisbane, Australia

The website: https://user2018.r-project.org/

We'll get together to watch a talk or two from useR 2018. The leading candidate right now to watch is Jenny Bryan's keynote, but its not currently available online, so we'll pick another if it's still not available the day of. We'll update with the final selection as soon as we know.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Custom House/WeWork at 222 NW 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, , United States
Organized by Portland R User Group


Amelia McNamara - Key Attributes of a Modern Statistical Computing Environment

Date: 2018-07-25 at 12:00
Location: Halifax, Canada

Description Snippet:

Statistical computing tools are often separated into one of either: professional or educational tools. R is clearly a professional tool yet much of the variety of its functionality stems from the education and research industry. ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Goldberg Faculty of Computer Science - Jacob Slonim Room (430 at 6050 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, , Canada
Organized by Bluenose-R - User Group


#29 data bases in pliers

Date: 2018-07-25 at 19:00
Location: 10179 Berlin, Germany

Description Snippet:

Kirill Müller will present about the DBI projects in the R consortium. Mikhail (Misha) Balyasin will continue "touring the tidyverse" with a session on dplyr.

During the last two years, Kirill Müller was part of the "Improving DBI" and “Establishing DBI” projects, funded by the R Consortium.
... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Hypoport at Klosterstr. 71, 10179 Berlin, Germany
Organized by Berlin R Users Group


NottinghamR Quarterly Meetup

Date: 2018-07-25 at 18:00
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

Welcome to the next meeting of the NottinghamR group!

Agenda for this Meetup:

We're aiming to have four talks in this session - hence the earlier start time than normal!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Capital One at Station Street, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Organized by NottinghamR - Nottingham R Users Group


Kick-off meeting

Date: 2018-07-25 at 18:00
Location: East Lansing, United States

Description Snippet:

*Agenda*
– Who we are & what we do
– Meet & Greet
– Pick your topics, activities, roles
– Snapshot: Data Visualization w/ R

* Please fill out the Pre-meeting Survey: https://bit.ly/rlel-gettingstarted
* ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building at 567 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies East Lansing


Workshop Leaders and Organizer Team Interest Meeting

Date: 2018-07-25 at 18:00
Location: Washington, United States

Description Snippet:

This is an interest meeting for R-Ladies who would like to lead an event or join our team of organizers for the[masked] season. R-Ladies is an R users group organized by women and non-binary individuals.

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: WeWork Apollo at 810 7th Street Northeast, Washington, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Washington D.C.


Intro to Machine Learning in R

Date: 2018-07-25 at 18:00
Location: Independence, United States

Description Snippet:

This talk was given in May at Stir Trek 2018 in Columbus OH. A whirlwind tour of supervised learning, unsupervised learning, data exploration and deep learning in R. The idea is to survey the landscape of what is possible, and suggest next steps for aspiring machine learners.

... 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


Coffee and Coding

Date: 2018-07-25 at 18:30
Location: Philadelphia, United States

Description Snippet:

Join R-Ladies Philly for a relaxing Wednesday evening of coffee, conversation, and coding!

We will meet at Chapterhouse Cafe from 6:30-8:30PM on July 25, 2018 for an informal opportunity to share current R projects with one another, debug code, and network (and of course indulge in delicious coffee and pastry).

Please bring your laptop. The cafe has free WiFi, but attendees are responsible for paying for their own food/drink.

Because space is limited, we can only accommodate 20 attendees - please RSVP before space runs out!

See you there!

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Chapterhouse Cafe & Gallery at 620 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Philly


CRUG & ChiPy: The cross-over meetup of the year!

Date: 2018-07-25 at 17:59
Location: Chicago, United States

Description Snippet:

CRUG and ChiPy are holding their first ever joint R and Python meetup! We've got an R talk, we've got a Python talk, we've even got R AND Python talks, and we'll host a Round table discussion about R and Python!

https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/m ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Braintree Payments at 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 800, Chicago, IL, , United States
Organized by Chicago R User Group (Chicago RUG, CRUG) Data and Statistics


Lightning Talks: Joint Meetup with Austin R User Group at Dell Med

Date: 2018-07-25 at 18:30
Location: Austin, United States

Description Snippet:

Come join us for a night of networking and lightning talks with the Austin R User Group. Drinks and food courtesy of Merck's Austin IT Hub.

6:30-7: Networking + Free Food
7-8:30: Lightning Talks

Confirmed speakers:
Laura Ellis (IBM)
"Creating pretty map visualizations with the ggmap package"

Karena Yu (Merck)
“Building a Geospatial Heat Map with Plotly & Shiny”

Daniel Woodie (Merck)
"Reactive Applications with Shiny"

*Interested in speaking? Please reach out!*

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Health Discovery Building at 1701 Trinity Street, Austin, tx, 78705, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Austin


Joint Meetup with R-Ladies Austin at Dell Med

Date: 2018-07-25 at 19:00
Location: Austin, United States

Description Snippet:

Come join us for a night of networking and lightning talks with R-Ladies Austin. Drinks and food courtesy of Merck's Austin IT Hub.

6:30-7: Networking + Free Food
7-8:30: Lightning Talks

Confirmed speakers:
Confirmed speakers:
Laura Ellis (IBM)
"Creating pretty map visualizations with the ggmap package"

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Health Discovery Building at 1701 Trinity Street, Austin, tx, 78705, United States
Organized by Austin R User Group


Lightning Talks!

Date: 2018-07-25 at 19:00
Location: Irvine, United States

Description Snippet:

Hi everyone!

This month's meeting will be a series of lightning talks given by **you!**

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: UC Irvine at Irvine, CA, Irvine, CA, 92618, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Irvine


TalkRs

Date: 2018-07-26 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


Case Study On Predictive Modeling Using R

Date: 2018-07-26 at 18:30
Location: See event signup, orgainized by Cape Fear R Users Group

Description Snippet:

Brad Elliot will highlight some of the packages (dplyr, tidyr, and ggplot2) he used for data cleaning, manipulating and visualization and how he used the data to build logistic regression, decision tree and random forest models for prediction.

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Venue: TBD, see event signup link at Meetup
Organized by Cape Fear R Users Group


Topic TBD

Date: 2018-07-26 at 18:00
Location: Madison, United States

Description Snippet:

The topic is yet to be determined. Please fill out the survey to help determine what the topic(s) will be: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9R9CN7L

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: AT UW STUDENT UNION(South) at 1308 West Dayton STreet, Madison, WI, 53715, United States
Organized by MadR - Madison R Programming UseRs Group


Reunion Usuarios R

Date: 2018-07-26 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


Women's Machine Learning Bootcamp!

Date: 2018-07-27 at 08:00
Location: West Lake Hills, United States

Description Snippet:

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-tech-machine-learning-product-hackathon-tickets-45897966052

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Expero, Inc. at 305 Camp Craft Road, West Lake Hills, United States
Organized by R-Ladies Austin


Shiny Dashboard Workshop

Date: 2018-07-27 at 18:30
Location: London, United Kingdom

Description Snippet:

Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shiny-dashboard-workshop-tickets-46765574091

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: King at The Ampersand Building 178, Wardour Street, WC1B 3AA, London, United Kingdom
Organized by R-Ladies London


Women's Machine Learning Product Hackathon!

Date: 2018-07-28 at 08:00
Location: Austin, United States

Description Snippet:

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-tech-machine-learning-product-hackathon-tickets-45897966052

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Capital Factory at 701 Brazos St Ste 1601, Austin, TX, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Austin


R and Python study group

Date: 2018-07-28 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


Using R to study impact of exclusion policies of schools during a mumps outbreak

Date: 2018-07-28 at 09:30
Location: Spokane, United States

Description Snippet:

Mumps is a contagious viral disease that primarily affects school-aged children. Before the introduction of the MMR vaccine, hundreds of thousands of cases occurred annually in the US. While the vaccine was successful in dramatically reducing the number of cases, growing trends against childhood vaccinations since the 1990s have reduced vaccination coverage, with consequent re-emergence of mumps. Most jurisdictions of the United States allow parents to exempt their children from vaccination requirements that are mandatory for school enrollment. In response to reduced vaccination rates, some jurisdictions (e. g. Spokane county) grant health officers authority to exclude under-vaccinated students from school during mumps outbreaks for the length of the incubation period (up to 25 days) after their last exposure to a mumps case. During the winter of[masked], 333 probable and confirmed cases of mumps were reported in the Spokane area. Under-vaccinated students in 33 schools were exclude ... read more at the event page.

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Venue: Gonzaga University School of Business Administration at Room: Jepson 120, Spokane, WA, , United States
Organized by Inland Northwest R User Group (INRUG)


Data Visualization! R-Ladies July meetup

Date: 2018-07-28 at 12:00
Location: Los Angeles, United States

Description Snippet:

Hi Los Angeles R-Ladies!

We'll be having our next meetup on July 28th at 12pm on campus at UCLA.

... 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


July Slack Coffee Chat

Date: 2018-07-29 at 12:00
Location: San Francisco, United States

Description Snippet:

July 29th at 7pm GMT (UTC 0)

https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20180729T190000&p1=224&p2=136&p3=tz_gmt

We'll all be hanging out in the R Ladies Remote Slack #CoffeeChat channel talking about R and working remote. Very casual, just a way to get to meet some of the other remote R Ladies and build community. Also a great way to share your ideas with the organizers!

To join the slack please sign up for our email list, and you will receive an invite

eepurl.com/dy1bm1

... read more at the event page.

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Venue: San Francisco, CA at San Francisco, CA, San Francisco, Ca, , United States
Organized by R-Ladies Remote


South Waterfront Study Group

Date: 2018-07-29 at 12:00
Location: Portland, United States

Description Snippet:

Bi-weekly, informal study group.

I'm committing to 2 hours per week to improve my data science skills and I'm inviting others to join me!

Currently working through "R for Data Science" http://r4ds.had.co.nz/ and "Deep Learning with R" https://www.manning.com/books/deep-learning-with-r

If you would prefer a different time, topic, or location please reach out to me about hosting your own study group!

... 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