[R] useR! 2016 Conference Announcement
naras at stanford.edu
Wed Sep 9 17:46:36 CEST 2015
We are happy to announce that the R user conference
is scheduled for June 27-30, 2016, and will take place at the campus
of Stanford University, Stanford California, USA.
Following the formats of previous conferences, the program will
consist of a day of tutorials followed by three days of invited
lectures and user-contributed sessions.
The program will cover topics such as
* History of R and computing with data
* Bayesian Statistics
* Economics, Finance and Insurance
* High Performance Computing
* Industrial Applications
* Statistical Learning with Big Data
* Spatial Statistics
* Visualization & Graphics
* and many more.
The URL for the conference web page is:
It is minimal at the moment but details of invited speakers, tutorial
sessions, registration and abstract submission process will soon
appear. A follow-up announcement will be posted to announce important
details but please feel free to check the website periodically.
CALL FOR TUTORIAL SUBMISSIONS
We invite R users to submit proposals for three hour tutorials on
special topics on R. The proposals should give a brief description of
the tutorial, including goals, detailed outline, justification why the
tutorial is important, background knowledge required and potential
attendees. The proposals should be sent before January 3, 2016 to
useR-2016 at R-project.org.
October 26, 2015 open submission of abstracts
December 1, 2015 open registration
January 3, 2016 tutorial submission deadline
March 1, 2016 early registration deadline
March 3, 2016 submission deadline for abstracts
March 28, 2016 notification of abstract acceptance
June 1, 2016 registration deadline
June 20, 2016 late registration deadline (space permitting)
June 27, 2016 tutorials
June 28, 2016 conference start
June 30, 2016 conference end
We hope to meet you in Stanford!
The organizing committee:
John Chambers, Sandrine Dudoit, Trevor Hastie, Susan Holmes,
Simon Jackman, Olivia Lau, Nicholas Lewin-Koh, Norman Matloff,
Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Karthik Ram, Joseph Rickert,
Duncan Temple Lang.
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