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.

Wednesday lunch time will feature a conference buddy matching session, for participants interested, and an R Ladies get together.

Time Session Title
Wednesday
1:25 Opening Welcome to Country
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 Coffee, tea and snack provided
3:45 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
5:15 Break
5:30 Opening reception (Free event: Canapes and drinks provided) Poster session 1
Thursday
8:45 Gather and mingle Coffee, tea provided
9:05 Keynote: Heike Hofmann TBD
10:00 Morning tea Coffee, tea and snack provided
10:30 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
12:00 Lunch (provided) 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)
3:00 Afternoon tea Coffee, tea and snack provided
3:30 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
5:00 Break
6:00 Conference dinner (ticket event) Special surprise presentation, and trivia contest with prizes.
Friday
8:45 Gather and mingle Coffee, tea provided
9:05 Keynote: Roger Peng Teaching R to New Users: From tapply to Tidyverse
10:00 Morning tea Coffee, tea and snack provided
10:30 Talks Parallel sessions (6)
12:00 Lunch (provided) Datathon posters and judging
1:00 Keynote: Thomas Lin Pedersen The Grammar of Animation
1:55 Break
2:00 Talks and lightning talks Parallel sessions (6)
3:00 Afternoon tea Coffee, tea and snack provided
3:30 Keynote: Jenny Bryan TBD
4:30 Closing