R à Québec 2019

R à Québec


Registration is now open for R à Québec 2019, presented by Intact. Enjoy early-bird rates until March 10, 2019. Various rates are available, with enough flexibility to let you plan for this event according to your schedule and budget.

The rich and varied programme, with 19 training workshops offered by subject matter experts will appeal to all R users, beginners, intermediate or advanced, regardless of their discipline. Choose between two-day, full-day or half-day workshops. Introduction to R, modelling, geomatics, parallel computing, artificial intelligence, website creation, shiny applications, advances statistics, and much more: there is something for every taste!

We are also proud to offer master classes presented by two top personalities of the international R community. These classes will be held on the Thursday afternoon following the conference. Unlike the other activities of R à Québec 2019 (with the exception of the opening address), these master classes, which are organised as hands-on workshops, will be held in English. Choose between a class by Benjamin M. Bolker, Beyond linear-type models: general purpose maximum likelihood estimation in R, or one by Douglas Bates, Mixed-effects models in R using the lme4 package. Registration to these master classes is limited to 30 participants each. Don’t delay!

There is still time to answer the conference call by February 17. The conference programme will be finalised after that date.

R à Québec 2019 is an interdisciplinary symposium that brings together researchers, students, practitioners and professionals from academia, government and industry. Following the example of the international useR conferences, this conference unique to Quebec, specifically dedicated to the use of R in research and professional settings, facilitates a transfer of expertise between disciplines, the advancement of practices and, for some, the leap to the R environment. It offers the perfect setting to network with more than 300 Francophone participants from various disciplines. Tuesday’s cocktail reception is a great opportunity to meet the other participants in a relaxed atmosphere.

R à Québec 2019 would like to thank its many partners: Intact, the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) Statistics Laboratory, RStudio, the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI), Co-operators, the Université Laval Actuarial Chair, Sentinelle Nord, the Université Laval Carmand-Normand and Jean-Turmel trading rooms, the Statistical Society of Canada, Desjardins, Calcul Québec, the Université Laval Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics, the EDS Institute, the Centre for Forestry Research and the Association des statisticiennes et statisticiens du Québec (ASSQ)!

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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