Virtual Event: noRth 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 1:00pm
Online

Session Description

Are you an intermediate or advanced R user looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge and connect with the diverse R community in the Twin Cities? Join us for this year's virtual conference.

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EVENT REGISTRATION

Regular pricing includes:

Public (non-UMN) Pricing Scale
    $75 - Student/Postdoc/Not Employed
    $125 - Academic Faculty/Staff, Government, or Nonprofit
    $150 - General Admission (not in previous categories)

UMN Internal Pricing Scale
    $50 - Paying with UMN dept. chartstring
    $100 - General UMN Admission

Scholarships
Additionally, noRth will offer 10 full registration scholarships to individuals from underrepresented and historically marginalized groups in the R community. Learn more. 

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

The conference will consist of two morning sessions of seminars, July 14 - 15. Each day will run from approximately 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Presentation topics include:

  • Scraping, iterating, purring
  • Reproducible Machine Learning with tidymodels
  • Being bilingual - coding in both R and python
  • Probabilistic answers to data science questions: using Bayesian hierarchical modeling in analysis of public transit
  • Automatic Machine Learning in R
  • Styling shiny and rmarkdown with Sass and Bootstrap 4
  • Deploying End-to-End Data Science Production Workflows in R
  • Powerful Yet Simple Reactive Concepts in Shiny
  • dplyr + data. table = dtplyr?
  • R statistics: A social scientist’s journey

 

EVENT WEBSITE 

Visit the noRth conference website for full information including schedules, speaker information, materials from last year's conference, and more!

 

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