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Why R? 2020 Conference

youtube.com/WhyRFoundation, 24-27.09

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Register to get all relevant notifications for participant.


All talks, besides workshops, will be streamed on youtube.com/WhyRFoundation.


You can check the detailed agenda on 2020.whyr.pl/plan/.


For your convenience we setup a whyr.pl/live/ site with talks divided by days.


Join our whyr.pl/slack/ for the networking.


You can leave comments and questions on YouTube chat or on relevant Slack channels.

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 AGENDA

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

WORKSHOPS

Workshops descriptions. Register under 2020.whyr.pl/register/


workshops


WORKSHOP TUTORS

Colin Gillespie

Colin Fay

Jakob Richter

Urszula Ilnicka-Karaban

Natalia Wojciechowska

Grzegorz Leśniewski

Weronika Puchała

Jadwiga Słowik

Jakub Kwiecień

Mateusza Zawisza

Erin Hodgess

Ewa Grabska

HACKATHON

Hackathons are events where enthusiasts of a specific topic gather in one place to work together on challenges that arose for a particular community. Hackathons tend to be timepressure events, where solutions need to be created quicky and active cooperation between participants is necessary.


Read more about Why R? 2020 Text Mining Hackathon on


Hackathon Website


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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.


Check out our events website to learn more.

sponsors

gold

McKinsey & Company

silver

RStudio

bronze

Pearson IOKI

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

Krzysztof Słomczyński

Community Manager

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Stefan Rödiger

Piotr Wójcik

Leon Eyrich Jessen

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.