[R] useR!2009 conference announcement

Francois Husson francois.husson at agrocampus-ouest.fr
Wed Dec 3 18:12:48 CET 2008

We are happy to inform you that the online abstract submission and 
registration for `useR! 2009' is now available online from


This meeting of the R user community will take place at Agrocampus, 
Rennes, France, July 8 to 10, 2000. The conference schedule comprises 
invited lectures and user-contributed sessions as well as half-day 
tutorials presented by R experts on July 7, 2009, prior to the conference.

Invited speakers will include

Adele Cutler, Peter Dalgaard, Jerome H. Friedman,  Michael Greenacre,  
Trevor Hastie, John Storey, Martin Theus.

The spectrum of user-contributed sessions will depend on your 
submissions. Hence, we invite you to submit abstracts for a talk or a 
poster on topics presenting innovations or exciting applications of R. 
The call for papers along with the link to the online abstract 
submission is available at


Before the start of the official program, half-day tutorials will be 
offered on Tuesday, July 7. A list of topics and speakers can be found at


The deadline for early registration and to submit an abstract is 
February 27th 2009, so now is the perfect time to write and submit an 
abstract, register as a participant and plan your trip to Rennes (Rennes 
will be busy at the conference time because the cultural event `Festival 
Les tombées de la nuit' will take place at the same time, so we 
recommend to book as soon as possible). The conference web page

gives a list of hotels and some student rooms (200) are also available 
on the campus.

We hope to meet you in Rennes!

The conference committee,

Julie Josse, François Husson, David Causeur, Maela Kloareg, Sébastien 
Lê, Aline Legrand, Eric Matzner-Lober & Jérôme Pagès

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