Schedule


note: This schedule is subject to change as we work out the details

Time Title Speaker Tweet
8:00am-9:15am Registration
9:15am-9:20am URI Coastal Institute Welcome Judith Swith, URI Coastal Institute
9:25am-9:40am Welcome to Nor’eastR Jeff Hollister, US EPA and Nor’eastR Committee
9:45am-10:05am Modularizing Your Shiny App Kaelen Medeiros, DataCamp (introduced by Richie Cotton, DataCamp)
10:10am-10:30am Extending Shiny by Enhancing User Experience with shinyLP Jasmine Dumas, Fastly (introduced by Garrett Dancik, Eastern Connecticut State University)
10:30am-11:00am BREAK
11:00am-11:20am R in Minecraft David Smith, Microsoft (introduced by Marianaa Foos, Biogen)
11:25am-11:45pm Yelp: Analyzing Restaurant Reviews with R Richie Cotton, DataCamp (introduced by Jasmine Dumas, Fastly)
11:45pm-1:15pm LUNCH
1:15pm-1:25pm Welcome Back Jeff Hollister, US EPA and Nor’eastR Committee
1:30pm-1:50pm Increasing adoption of R for SAS Users in the Health Field Monika Wahi, Dethwench Professional Services (introduced by Douglas Friedman, Johnson & Johnson
1:55pm-2:15pm Exposed in Connecticut Mike Kane, Yale University (introduced by Garrett Dancik, Eastern Connecticut State University)
2:20pm-2:40pm Bioconductor for non-biologists Lori Shepherd, Bioconductor Core Team and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (introduced by Richie Cotton, DataCamp)
2:40pm-3:10pm BREAK
3:10pm-3:30pm Building an A/B Testing System Emily Robinson, DataCamp (introduced by Marianna Foos, Biogen)
3:35pm-3:55pm Things I Learned About Corporate Reporting JD Long, RenaissanceRe (introduced by Douglas Friedman, Johnson & Johnson)
4:00pm-4:20pm How I Found your Answer Mara Averick, RStudio (introdcued by Jasmine Dumas, Fastly)
4:25pm-4:45pm Closing Remarks Jeff Hollister, US EPA and Nor’eastR Committee
5:00pm-7:00pm Social (Variety of delicious soft pretzels and a cash bar) The Malted Barley