Programme

useR! 2018 will run Tuesday Jul 10 through Friday Jul 13, 2018. There will be half-day tutorials Tuesday morning and afternoon, and Wednesday morning. Lunch, morning and afternoon teas are provided both days. The conference programme will begin after lunch on Wednesday, reception in the evening, and conference dinner Thursday evening. It will close late afternoon on Friday.

Tentative conference programme. Paralle sessions, based on abstract keywords, will be grouped (roughly) into these themes: applications, models, algorithms, visualisation, community/education, bioinformatics.

Time Session Title
Wednesday
1:25 Opening
1:35 Keynote: Steph de Silva Beyond syntax, towards culture: the potentiality of deep open source communities
2:30 Poster lightning talks 30sec speed poster advertising
3:15 Afternoon tea
3:45 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
5:15 Break
5:30 Opening reception Poster session 1
Thursday
8:45 Gather and mingle
9:05 Keynote: Heike Hofmann TBD
10:00 Morning tea
10:30 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
12:00 Lunch Poster session 2
1:00 Keynote: Bill Venables Adventures with R: Two stories of analyses and a new perspective on data
1:55 Break
2:00 Talks and lightning talks Parallel sessions (6)
3:15 Afternoon tea
3:45 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
5:15 Break
6:00 Conference dinner John Mertic: How The Linux Foundation is enabling sustainable open source today
Friday
8:45 Gather and mingle
9:05 Keynote: Roger Peng Teaching R to New Users: From tapply to Tidyverse
10:00 Morning tea
10:30 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Keynote: Thomas Lin Pedersen The Grammar of Animation
1:55 Break
2:00 Talks and lightning talks Parallel sessions (6)
3:15 Afternoon tea
3:45 Keynote: Jenny Bryan TBD
4:40 Closing