$5 – $40

Cascadia R Conference

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Portland

2730 SW Moody Ave

Portland, OR 97201

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Cascadia R Conference is an R conference serving the Cascadia-ish region (Oregon/Washington/BC).



Important note: Buy a student or general admission ticket, and optionally sign up for up to 2 workshops.


Event Details

Website: https://cascadiarconf.com/

Talk submissions: https://bit.ly/cascadiarconf18-cfp

Diversity scholarship: http://bit.ly/cascadiarconf18-diversity

Register your interest in childcare: http://bit.ly/cascadiarconf18-childcare

On June 2nd we'll gather for:

  • Workshops for beginners and intermediate R users (see description below and when you select workshop)
  • Two awesome keynote talks
  • 5 minute lightning talks
  • An #rstats data/coding challenge

Ticket prices: Tickets are $5 (student) or $30 (general admission) for Early Bird pricing, then $10 and $40 after 2 May.

We're not charging for workshops. If you go to a workshop you also have to get a ticket for the conference.

Send any questions to cascadiarconf@gmail.com or on Twitter at @cascadiarconf

Tentative agenda: https://cascadiarconf.com/agenda

FAQ: https://cascadiarconf.com/faq


A NOTE ON THE INFO WE'LL ASK FOR: We'll ask for the following required items: payment info (including billing address), first and last name, email, affiliation, and what city you hail from, what industry you work in. We'll ask the following optional items: what workshops you'd like to sign up for, if you have any dietary restrictions, how many years you've been using R, what you hope to get out of this conference, and if you have any birds of a feather suggestions. You'll have 20 minutes to fill out the form once you select your ticket type and quantity.


Code of Conduct

See https://cascadiarconf.com/coc/


Keynotes


  • Alison Hill: Big Magic with R: Creative Learning Beyond Fear
  • Kara Woo: Anyone Can Play Git/R: Tips for First-Time Contributions to R Packages

See https://cascadiarconf.com/agenda/#keynotes for more info on the speakers


Workshops

Beginner track

  • Chester Ismay & Ted Laderas - A gRadual intRoduction to Data Wrangling
  • Chester Ismay & Ted Laderas - A gRadual intRoduction to Data Visualization

Intermediate track

  • Aaron Makubuya - Using R with Databases
  • Paige Bailey - Intermediate Machine Learning

Sign up for 2 of the 4 workshops (one in each track), and no more.

If you go to a workshop you also have to get a ticket for the conference.

Note: Workshop sign up will be after ticket selection with the payment page.


Lightning talks

This year we'll just have lightning talks (5 min talks). Submit a talk here: https://bit.ly/cascadiarconf18-cfp


Visualization show and tell

This year we'll have a daata analysis and visualization show and tell. For details, see https://cascadiarconf.com/agenda/#craggy


Event hashtag

#cascadiarconf


Parking/getting to event/etc.

Parking is available at the Schnitzer Parking Lot (map). Important Note: DO NOT park in the OHSU Collaborative Life Science Building, but the lot next to it. The Schnitzer Lot is free on weekends.

The event location has great access by bike. It is on the West end of Tilikum Crossing (a bridge) with wide bike paths on each side; and right on the route of a dedicated bike path going North-South from downtown Portland south along the river.

Four different rail lines go by the location. Check out the map at https://trimet.org/schedules/index.htm (rail system map). A number of buses go by the location as well.

Food

We will be serving lunch this year. There are also many restaurants nearby the event location, and you can hop on the rail line or a bus to get downtown.


Nursing/pumping parents

We have a private room for breast feeding - let us know if you need access either by emailing us (pdxrlang@gmail.com) or tell us at the event itself.


Childcare

We are offering childcare this year. Please register your interest in childcare at http://bit.ly/cascadiarconf18-childcare


Ticket pricing

Tickets will be cheaper for early bird, and go up in price at some point. You can also buy tickets at the event (but will be at the increased ticket price), up until the event start time: 9:00 am


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