useR! 2016 Conference Announcement

Balasubramanian Narasimhan naras at stanford.edu
Wed Sep 9 17:46:36 CEST 2015


We are happy to announce that the R user conference

    useR! 2016

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
     * Bioinformatics
     * Economics, Finance and Insurance
     * High Performance Computing
     * Industrial Applications
     * Statistical Learning with Big Data
     * Spatial Statistics
     * Teaching
     * Visualization & Graphics
     * and many more.


CONFERENCE WEBPAGE

The URL for the conference web page is:

http://www.R-project.org/useR-2016

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.


IMPORTANT DATES

    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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