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The R User Conference 2016

June 27, 2016 - 9:00am to June 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
useR! 2016 poster

The annual useR! conference is the main meeting of the international R user and developer community. This year the conference will be held at Stanford, organized with support from the Department of Statistics and Stanford LibrariesThe invited keynote lectures cover a broad spectrum of topics ranging from technical and R-related computing issues to general statistical topics of current interest. The 2016 program highlights Richard BeckerDonald KnuthDeborah NolanSimon UrbanekHadley Wickham, and Daniela Witten among the invited speakers.

The user-contributed presentations and posters may be on (virtually) any R-related topic. These presentations are typically organized in sessions of either broad or special interest, which also comprise a "free" discussion format, providing a forum for software demonstrations and expanded community engagement. The duration is between 15 or 20 minutes for the focus and kaleidoscope sessions, and 5 minutes for lightning talks. The conference also incorporates three-hour tutorials on relevant R topics during the first day.