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Why R? 2020 Conference

youtube.com/WhyRFoundation, 24-27.09

COVID-19 Statement

Due to the COVID 2019 outbreak, we rescheduled Why R? 2020 from 27-30.08 to 24-27.09.


Because of the global pandemic, we decided to transform Why R? 2020 into the online event.


We hope to meet you at the conference virtually!. Thank you for your understanding.

About

Why R? 2020 Conference is the project lead by Why R? Foundation.


The fourth official meeting of Central-Eastern-European R enthusiasts.


As the meeting is held remotely and in English we invite R users from all over the globe!


We will stream the conference on youtube.com/WhyRFoundation.


We are on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Slack.

DATES AND REGISTRATION

DateItemPhase
2020-06-01Registration for LecturesStarts
2020-06-01Registration for HackathonStarts
2020-06-01Call for PapersStarts
2020-07-31Call for PapersCloses
2020-08-14Call for PapersDecisions
2020-08-24AgendaAnnounced
2020-09-01Registration for WorkshopsStarts
2020-09-13Registration for WorkshopsCloses
2020-09-24Hackathon
2020-09-25Workshops
2020-09-26Lectures Day 1
2020-09-27Lectures Day 2

2020 KEYNOTES

Frank Harrell Member of R foundation, Professor of Biostatistics, Vanderbit University

Frank Harrell

Member of R foundation, Professor of Biostatistics, Vanderbit University

Roger Bivand Member of R foundation, Professor at Norwegian School of Economics

Roger Bivand

Member of R foundation, Professor at Norwegian School of Economics

Riinu Pius Senior Data Manager, University of Edinburgh

Riinu Pius

Senior Data Manager, University of Edinburgh

Jan Vitek Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University

Jan Vitek

Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University

Małgorzata Bogdan Professor at University of Wrocław

Małgorzata Bogdan

Professor at University of Wrocław

Julia Silge Data Scientist and Software Engineer, RStudio PBC

Julia Silge

Data Scientist and Software Engineer, RStudio PBC

WHY R? 2020 WEBINARS

After the spread of COVID-19 we decided to start remote R Webinars. They are hosted every Thursday, 6:00 pm UTC on youtube.com/WhyRFoundation.


Check scheduled and past talks at whyr.pl/webinars/ alt text

Before the spread of COVID-19 we aimed to support local R groups by suggesting the potential use cases for presentations, sharing ideas for the networking and helping findings speakers.


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WhyR? 2020 Conference

PARTNERS

STWUR logowser logotriger logoeRka logoData science summit logoDane i Analizy Logowimlds logoFurbs logoDS labMI database logoR ladies warsaw logoKolo Naukowe Data Science PW

ORGANIZERS

Marcin Kosiński

Project Leader

Michał Burdukiewicz

Scientific Programme Officer

Klaudia Korniluk

Design Manager

Kevin O'Brien

Community Manager

Ola Petrykiewicz

Marketing Expert

Olgun Aydin

Sponsorship Coordinator

Michał Maj Community Manager

Michał Maj

Community Manager

Emil Buszyło

Web Designer

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Stefan Rödiger

Piotr Wójcik

organizations

organizations

Why R? Foundation and ML in PL Association

PAST EVENTS

WhyR? 2019 Hackathon
WhyR? Organization Photos
WhyR? Organization Photos
WhyR? 2019 Conference
WhyR? 2019 Conference
WhyR? 2018 Conference
WhyR? 2018 Conference

Code of Conduct

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at Why R? events are required to agree to the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout and expect cooperation in ensuring a safe environment for all.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual and or discriminatory images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualized images, activities, or other material. Staff epresenting sponsors should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment.

Participants engaging in harassing behavior may be sanctioned in any way organizers deem appropriate, including expulsion from the conference without refund and providing details to partner institutions and events.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of an organizing team immediately.

The organizing team will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

Source: our code of conduct was adapted from the useR! 2017 code of conduct.