Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

Please note that all times are shown in the time zone of the conference. The current conference time is: 5th Dec 2021, 09:12:41pm UTC

 
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Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 04/July/2021
10:15pm - 11:15pmWelcome and Navigation Guide (PDT)
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
A warm welcome for our first timezone, along with a quick guide on how to navigate the conference
 
11:15pm - 11:59pmMy first UseR! (PDT)
Location: The Lounge #new_to_UseR!
A session for newcomers to useR!
This pre-conference session is aimed at newcomers to useR! as an introduction on how to engage with the wider R community. This session will be interactive with open discussion and a chance for networking.
The Lounge #new_to_UseR! 
Date: Monday, 05/July/2021
7:15am - 8:15amWelcome and Navigation Guide (AWST)
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
A warm welcome for our second timezone, along with a quick guide on how to navigate the conference
 
1:15pm - 2:15pmWelcome and Navigation Guide (CEST)
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
A warm welcome for our third timezone, along with a quick guide on how to navigate the conference
 
2:15pm - 3:15pmMy first UseR! (CEST)
Location: The Lounge #new_to_UseR!
A session for newcomers to useR!
This pre-conference session is aimed at newcomers to useR! as an introduction on how to engage with the wider R community. This session will be interactive with open discussion and a chance for networking.
The Lounge #new_to_UseR! 
3:30pm - 4:30pmKeynote: R Spatial
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_pebesma
 
4:30pm - 4:45pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
4:45pm - 6:15pm1A - Community and Outreach 1
Location: The Lounge #talk_community_outreach_1
Session Sponsor: ixpantia
Session Slide
The Lounge #talk_community_outreach_1 
4:45pm - 6:15pm1B - R packages 1
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_packages_1
Session Sponsor: R Studio
Session Slide
 
6:15pm - 6:30pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
6:30pm - 8:00pm2A - Data Management
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_data_management
Session Sponsor: cynkra
Session Slide
 
6:30pm - 8:00pm2B - Shiny
Location: The Lounge #talk_shiny
Session Sponsor: Open Analytics
Session Slide
The Lounge #talk_shiny 
8:00pm - 8:30pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
8:30pm - 10:00pmKeynote: Tools and technologies for supporting algorithm fairness and inclusion
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_resp_prog
 
10:00pm - 10:30pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
10:30pm - 11:30pmIncubator: Five principles to grow up your R community
Virtual location: The Lounge #incubator_r_community
 
11:30pm - 11:59pmMiR Meeting
Location: The Lounge #MiR_minorities_in_R
The Lounge #MiR_minorities_in_R 
11:30pm - 11:59pmRechaRge 1
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
Yoga Intro + Breathing exercises
Jana will teach us how to breath and will lead a yoga class for all audiences. Come join us! Beginners are welcome.
 
Date: Tuesday, 06/July/2021
12:00am - 12:30amRechaRge 1
Yoga Intro + Breathing exercises
Jana will teach us how to breath and will lead a yoga class for all audiences. Come join us! Beginners are welcome.
 
12:30am - 12:45amBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
12:45am - 2:15amElevator Pitches 1
Virtual location: The Lounge #elevator_pitches
 
2:15am - 3:15ammixR!
Music, networking channel and raffles. To end the day in a relaxing way
 
6:30am - 7:30amCreationLab
Draw cartoons and tell stories
Want to learn how to draw cartoons on your tablet or with pen and pencil? come join us! Analí will teach the basics on how to make cartoons, and tell stories with drawings.
 
7:30am - 8:30amKeynote: Can we do this in R? - Answering questions about air quality one code at a time
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_kushwaha
 
8:30am - 8:45amBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
8:45am - 10:15am3A - Machine Learning and Data Management
Location: The Lounge #talk_ml_dm
Session Sponsor: MemVerge
Session Slides
The Lounge #talk_ml_dm 
8:45am - 10:15am3B - Spatial Analysis
Location: The Lounge #talk_spatial_analysis
The Lounge #talk_spatial_analysis 
8:45am - 10:15am3C - R Packages 2
Location: The Lounge #talk_packages_2
The Lounge #talk_packages_2 
10:15am - 11:15amRechaRge 2
Yoga for Calm + Meditation
Jana will teach us how to relax with yoga and will lead a couple of meditation techniques. Come join us! Beginners are welcome.
 
10:15am - 11:15amRLadies Meeting
Location: The Lounge #R-Ladies
The Lounge #R-Ladies 
11:15am - 12:45pm4A - Trends, Markets and Models
Location: The Lounge #talk_trends_markets_models
The Lounge #talk_trends_markets_models 
11:15am - 12:45pm4B - Data viz and Spatial Applications
Location: The Lounge #talk_dataviz_spatial
The Lounge #talk_dataviz_spatial 
12:45pm - 1:00pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
1:00pm - 2:30pmElevator Pitches 2
Virtual location: The Lounge #elevator_pitches
 
2:30pm - 2:45pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
2:45pm - 3:45pmKeynote: Enseñando a enseñar sin perder a nadie en el camino - Teaching how to teach without leaving anyone behind
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_metadocencia
Session Sponsor: ixpantia Session Slide
 
3:45pm - 4:00pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
4:00pm - 5:00pmIncubator: The role of the R community in the RSE movement
Location: The Lounge #incubator_rse
The Lounge #incubator_rse 
4:00pm - 5:00pmPanel: R User or R Developer? This is the question!
Location: The Lounge #panel_user_developer
The Lounge #panel_user_developer 
5:00pm - 6:00pmmixR!
Music, networking channel and raffles. To end the day in a relaxing way
 
11:15pm - 11:59pmTutorials - Track 2
 
Date: Wednesday, 07/July/2021
12:05amMovie: Coded Bias
The movie: "Coded Bias" will be available to watch during 24 hours, and we'll have a channel open for discussions
 
7:00am - 11:59pmTutorials - Track 1
 
7:00am - 11:59pmTutorials - Track 2
 
7:00am - 11:59pmTutorials - Track 3
 
7:00am - 11:59pmTutorials - Track 4
 
Date: Thursday, 08/July/2021
12:30am - 1:30amKeynote: Expanding the Vocabulary of R Graphics
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_murrell
 
1:30am - 1:45amBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
1:45am - 3:15am5A - Teaching R and R in Teaching
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_teaching
Session Sponsor: Appsilon Session Slides
 
1:45am - 3:15am5B - Mathematical/Statistical Methods
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_math_stats
 
3:15am - 3:30amBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
3:30am - 4:30amIncubator: Strategies to build a strong AsiaR Community
Virtual location: The Lounge #incubator_asiar
 
4:30am - 5:30amaRt Gallery
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
Meet some aRtists!
This is a live session with some of our aRtists: people who have been using R to produce art. We'll have live interviews and a gallery for all of us to enjoy.
 
5:30am - 7:00am6A - Data visualisation
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_dataviz
Session Sponsor: R Studio Session Slides
 
5:30am - 7:00am6B - R in Production 1
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_r_production_1
Session Sponsored by: cynkra Session Slides
 
7:00am - 7:15amBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
7:15am - 8:15amKeynote: Research software engineers and academia
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_seibold
 
8:15am - 9:15amRechaRge 3
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
Yoga for the Spine + Stretching
Jana will teach us how to stretch our spines and offer a bit of help for back pain. Come join us! Beginners are welcome.
 
9:15am - 10:45am7A - Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_ecology_environment
 
9:15am - 10:45am7B: Statistical modeling in R
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_stats
 
9:15am - 10:45am7C - Teaching, Automation and Reproducibility
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_teaching_automation_r
Session Sponsor: Roche
Session Slide
 
10:45am - 11:45ammixR!
Music, networking channel and raffles. To end the day in a relaxing way
 
Date: Friday, 09/July/2021
12:30pm - 1:30pmKeynote: The R-universe project
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_ooms
 
1:30pm - 1:45pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
1:45pm - 3:15pm8A - Statistics and Bioinformatics
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_stats_bioinformatics
Session Sponsor: Roche Session Slides
 
1:45pm - 3:15pm8B - R in Production 2
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_r_production_2
Session Sponsor: Appsilon
Session Slides
 
1:45pm - 3:15pm8C - Statistical modeling & Data Analysis 1
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_stats_data_analysis_1
 
3:15pm - 4:15pmtRivia
Come spend some time meeting R users from around the world while testing your trivia skills about technology and the R language! Participants will be asked to team up to see who scores the most points to win a very special pRize!
 
4:15pm - 5:45pmKeynote: Communication - elevating data analysis to make a real impact
Virtual location: The Lounge #key_communication
 
5:45pm - 6:45pmRechaRge 4
Chair Yoga
Jana will teach us how to stretch our bodies using a chair. Come join us to have a great end of the week workout. Beginners are welcome.
 
6:45pm - 7:45pmIncubator: Expanding the R community in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Virtual location: The Lounge #incubator_mena
 
6:45pm - 7:45pmIncubator: Stop reinventing the wheel: R package(s) for conference and abstract management
Virtual location: The Lounge #incubator_conference_abstract
 
7:45pm - 8:00pmBreak
Virtual location: The Lounge #lobby
 
8:00pm - 9:30pm9A - R in production 3
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_r_production_3
Session Sponsor: Roche
Session Slides
 
8:00pm - 9:30pm9B - Community and Outreach 2
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_community_outreach_2
 
8:00pm - 9:30pm9C - Statistical modeling and data analysis 2
Virtual location: The Lounge #talk_stats_data_analysis_2
Session Sponsor: R Consortium Session Slide
 
9:30pm - 11:30pmClosing and Awards
Virtual location: The Lounge #announcements
We will announce awards for presentations and recognize the work of those who have helped the R community grow. We will also have a short presentation about the next useR!