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Upcoming Events

Posit:confYesSeptember 17-20Chicago
BioC EuropeYesSeptember 20 – 22Heidelberg
Shiny in ProductionYesOctober 12 -13Newcastle, UK
LatinR 2023YesOctober 18-20, 2023Montevideo
R governmentYesOctober 19-20, 2023Wash DC
BBSWNoOct 24 – 25San Francisco
PHUSE EU Connect 2023NoNov 5-8Birmingham, UK
R/PharmaN/AOct 24 – 26Virtual

Past Events

R Validation Hub Community Meeting

What is next for the R Validation Hub?

June 27, 2023 at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT • Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

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R/Medicine Virtual Conference

The R/Medicine conference provides a forum for sharing R based tools and approaches used to analyze and gain insights from health data. Conference workshops provide a way to learn and develop your R skills. Midweek demos allow you to try out new R packages and tools, and our hackathon provides an opportunity to learn how to develop new R tools. The conference talks share new packages, and successes in analyzing health, laboratory, and clinical data with R and Shiny with a vigorous ongoing discussion with speakers (with pre-recorded talks) in the chat. Learn More

June 5-9, 2023 • Virtual

SatRday – Hosted By Jumping Rivers – April 22, 2023 • Hosted at King’s College London, UK

Hosted at King’s College, UK, this one-day event will feature talks on all things R! SatRdays events are for everyone with an interest in R, whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started. Learn More

R/Adoption Series: Learnings and Reflection from R Validation Case Studies – March 30, 2023 • Virtual

The R Validation Hub will review the implementation of risk-based approaches to assess R package accuracy within a validated infrastructure and present our learnings from applied case studies. The discussion reflects the thinking of the R Validation Hub working group, which is a cross-industry initiative funded by the R Consortium.

Teal: An R-Shiny Framework to Unlock the Power of Interactive Data Exploration – Feb 23, 2023 • Virtual

Teal is an open-source framework for building interactive data exploration applications in R. Developed at Roche, Teal allows users to quickly and easily create dynamic visualizations and tabulations of their data. It provides a range of pre-built, customizable modules and enables users to interact with their data in real time. This allows users to quickly and easily explore their data, thus enabling fast insights generation.

{MMRM} and Software Engineering Working Group – Jan 26, 2023 • Virtual

In this R Adoption Series Webinar, the R Consortium invites the ASA Software Engineering Working Group ASA BIOP SWE to share their experience of how the group formed and the types of problems they are trying to solve in the Open Source for the Pharmaceutical industry.

Using R at Scale on Database Data – December 8, 2022 • Virtual

In this webinar, Mark and Sherry present on how to increase overall solution performance with R tightly integrated with Oracle databases.

A Survey of Changes around the Tidyverse Package in R – October 28, 2022 • Virtual

The Osun RUG, Nigeria hosts “A Survey of Changes around the Tidyverse Package in R” with special guest, Chief Scientist at RStudio, Hadley Wickham. The core tidyverse includes the packages that is likely used in everyday data analyses.

Upskilling on Data Handling and Communication at Swiss Re – October 27, 2022 • Virtual

In this session, Swiss Re team members shared their approach to upskilling for data analytics before diving into an example of how to create automated (and stunning) actuarial reports. More Information

Using Metadata for Speedy Delivery – September 29, 2022 • Virtual

In this R Adoption Series Webinar, the R Consortium invited two Pharmaceutical organizations to share their experience in leveraging metadata for automation pieces of the clinical delivery workflow. More Information

R/Medicine Conference 2022! – August 23 – 26, 2022 • Virtual

Announcing R/Medicine 2022! The conference was fully virtual from August 23 through 26 and featured two days of workshops (included with the low registration fee!) and two days of keynotes featuring JJ Allaire and Frank Harrell. Check out the R Consortium Youtube to view the talks!

Rstudio::conf 2022 – July 25-28, 2022 • Washington DC

A conference to connect, learn and celebrate all things R and RStudio! Sharpen your skills and celebrate the R Community together with an array of workshops and an inspiring lineup of speakers.

userR! 2022  – June 20 – 23, 2022 • Virtual

Now in its 18th year is the official conference of the R Project for Statistical Computing. Keynotes include Sebastian Meyer, Amanda Cox, Julia Silge, Mine Dogucu and will showcase the afrimapr project supports the development of a community of practice in Africa around map-making in R

R Conference – June 8-10, New York

A conference that gathers data scientists and data professionals to explore, share, and inspire ideas, and to promote the growth of open source ideals

IDEA, The R Consortium working group on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility – June 4 

Will be holding francophone satRdays event. More information should be available on the R Consortium Blog shortly

R/ Finance – June 3-4, Chicago

One of the longest-running R conferences is the primary meeting for academics and Quants using R for finance. This single-track event is the place to talk time series, stochastic modeling, and meet some legendary R developers.

R Adoption Series: Reporting Table Creation In R: Meeting Specific Needs With a General Framework – Apr 28, 8-9:30am PDT / 11am-12:30pm EDT / 4-5:30pm BST

Gabriel Becker, Scientist in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology department at Genentech Research.

Gabe will present the rtables package in three contexts. First, he will briefly present the package itself and how it can be used to create reporting tables, including those suitable for regulatory submissions. He will then discuss where rtables fits in the larger process of filing-table creation within Roche. Finally, he will pivot to discussing what contributed to rtables’ success as a general framework intended to meet specific needs and what lessons those in Industry can draw from its development. 

Register here or see the webinar home page for details.

We need you!

In this section, we highlight a few opportunities for getting more involved with the R Consortium. 

Help promote the R Consortium message around the globe

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 R in Business

  • (, where the working group’s goal is to promote and support the R programming environment and the R ecosystem in business practices and business research
  • Development of a community-based collaboration platform
  • Organization and sponsorship of events
  • Research on relevant topics in the intersection of business/accounting and technology
  • Development of openly available courses/tutorials
  • Development and maintenance of R packages