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This month it is our pleasure to have Noam Ross and our very own Ludmila Janda present on Reproducibility and Communication in R! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Time: 6:30pm Host: The New York Times Agenda: 6:30-6:45pm - General networking 6:45-6:55pm - R-Ladies New York Announcements 6:55-7:25pm - Reproducibility in an Office World: A Brief History of Failures and the Odd Success by Noam Ross

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We’re excited to host Jared Lander, Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics, the organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup and the New York R Conference, and author of R for Everyone, to talk about parallel computing in R. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Time: 6:30pm Speaker: Jared Lander Host: OppenheimerFunds Agenda: 6:30-7: Food & networking 7-7:10: Kick-off and announcements

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Please join us for our next book club discussion! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Bonus points if you try writing an R package and come to share your experience!

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 2pm

Book: R Packages

Author: Hadley Wickham

Host: Rizzoli Bookstore

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Two of our very own R-Ladies NYC board members will be speaking at our September Meetup! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 6:30pm Speakers: Soumya Kalra and Gabriela Hempfling Host: AT&T NYC Data Science Research Center Details: For this event we will explore how to do OOP in R and learn the various use cases of the Performance Analytics Package in R

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Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018 Time: 6:30pm Speakers: Soumya Kalra and Emily Dodwell Host: The New York Times For this event we will explore how to build tools and infrastructure with R. Agenda: 6:15-6:30pm Introductions and Social 6:30- 6:45 pm NYT announcements (Data, Tech, HR) 6:45-6:55pm R-Ladies New York Announcements 6:55-7:25pm Object Oriented Programming in R 7:25-7:55pm Big Data in R with Small Prototypes: Scaling

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Our first lightning talk event on Thursday June 14, 2018 at OppenheimerFunds was a huge success! We had a great diversity of speakers from different fields and with different backgrounds who gave talks on a wide variety of R-related topics. Below find a roundup of the lightning talks, including links to slides and videos of each talk. Enjoy! Breathing New Life into Old PowerPoint Templates: Kelly Dietz

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The 2018 New York R Conference was my first ever R conference, and it was great. I’ll write here about my experience, with links to resources from the widely varying talks. First and foremost, I want to thank RLadiesNYC for the scholarship which allowed me to attend the conference. As a self-taught R newbie and incoming grad student, I greatly benefitted from attending this conference, and I so appreciate the opportunity from this great group!

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Please join us for our next book club discussion! This book club event will include a very special appearance by the author, Meredith Broussard, so don’t miss out. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018

Time: 11am

Book: Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World

Author: Meredith Broussard

Host: Rizzoli Bookstore

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We have an awesome lineup of speakers giving lightning talks! These talks are 5 minutes in length on a wide variety of R and data science topics. Come learn from your peers! Agenda: 6:30-6:55: Food & Networking 6:55-7:00: Introduction by our host 7:00-8:30: Lightning talks 8:30-9:00: Networking Talks and speakers: Using R to Analyze Recruiting Pipelines: Maryam Jahanshahi Freak Your Factors: Luda Janda Cooking Up Statistics: The Science & The Art: Letisha Smith Digital data extraction using R and other tools: Jaya Satagopan Reticulate: An R Interface to Python: Elizabeth Sweeney Who Reads Whom: Text Mining Literary Interviews: Sarah Rankin Teaching the Tidyverse to Coworkers: Erin Grand InteRactive: how to make your reports more engaging with R & Plotly: Gulya Radjapova Debugging Data in R: Hannah Flaherty Sum of Nothing: R, Python pandas, and the different ways to do math with missing data: Christine Zhang Non-Representative Polls: Jennifer Kanjana Breathing New Life into Old PowerPoint Templates: Kelly Dietz The Stories behind Missing Data: Policy and Practice in Social Services: Rika Gorn Cracking the Data Science Interview: Learning from Both Sides of the Interview Table: Catherine Zhou Visit our Meetup page to RSVP.

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Come out for our May event for a tutorial on Shiny! Julia Wrobel, a PhD candidate in biostatistics at Columbia University, will be teaching us to make and deploy Shiny apps using NBA data. The materials for this talk can be found on Julia’s website. Bring your laptops so that you can code as you go! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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