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R-Ladies NYC Lightning Talks - RSVP and Call for Speakers

Details Fill out this brief form by Thursday, September 1st to submit your application to be a speaker! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vXC-iKiqCycnwD4sjqYMm9BgIOITHEvsPPdZBrVlEjg/edit Lighting talks are five minute talks. You can talk about anything R, Tech, and/or Data Science related. Looking for ideas? How about talking about a cool package you found, how you use R in your company, a favorite learning resource, your journey into Data Science, or a side project you’ve been working on?

Behind the scenes of visual journalism

Details For our March event, we are excited to host Will Chase, who will be discussing data visualization and visual journalism. This event will be hosted over Zoom. The link will be emailed to those who are registered, as well as posted on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event. Agenda (times approximate): 7-7:05 pm: R-Ladies NYC Announcements 7:05-7:50: Behind the scenes of visual journalism 7:50-8:15: Questions and wrap-up

Join our team! R-Ladies NYC Board Information Session

Details If getting more involved with your local R-Ladies New York chapter was on your list of 2022 resolutions, here’s your chance! We are looking for new members to join us as event organizers on the R-Ladies NYC Board. This information session will be a meet and greet with current board members: we’ll introduce ourselves, explain responsibilities and the expected time commitment of a board member, and highlight initiatives we’d like to pursue in 2022.

R-Wars Tidyverse vs. Base R and Writing Reports in R Markdown

Details For our November event, we will have two guest speakers. Dorota Biedzio will discuss the advantages and disadvantages between the tidyverse and base R. Alyssa Goldberg will teach us how to batch-process reports using RMarkdown. This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event. Agenda (times approximate): 7:05pm - 7:10pm: R-Ladies NYC Announcements 7:10pm - 7:40pm: Dorota’s talk on tidyverse vs.

R-Ladies NYC Lightning Talks

Details We are excited to host an online version of one our most popular events - R-Ladies NYC Lightning Talks! We are extending the submission deadline to provide more support for interested speakers, and have added a speaker workshop on 9⁄23 to provide guidance and support. If you are interested in proposing a talk but want to brainstorm ideas, get feedback, or some encouragement, join us for the event on 9⁄23 and RSVP on our meetup page.

Publishing your R or Data Science book with Chapman & Hall/CRC

Details Together with the R-Ladies DC and Chicago chapters, we are thrilled to co-host this lunchtime presentation with editors from Chapman & Hall/CRC Press. This event will be hosted over Zoom; the link will be available on this page the morning of the event, and the passcode will be emailed to you. R-Ladies is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form.

Making Plots to Explore Data Using R

Details For our August event, we are excited to host Professor Di Cook of Monash University who will be presenting strategies for making plots to explore data using R. There is an interactive component to her talk, and she has requested that attendees download packages tidyverse, plotly, forcats, and nullabor from CRAN, as well as yowie from Github using remotes::install_github(“numbats/yowie”). This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event.

Creating model en mass with workflowsets

Details For our second July event, we are excited to host Max Kuhn of RStudio who will be presenting on the workflowsets package. This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event. Agenda (times approximate): 7-7:05 pm: R-Ladies NYC Announcements 7:05-7:50: “Creating model en mass with workflowsets” 7:50-8:15: Questions and wrap-up — Talk Abstract —

The Epidemiologist R Handbook

Details For our July event, we are excited to host authors Neale Batra, Aminata Ndiaye, and Paula Blomquist, who will present the Epidemiologist R Handbook, a free new code reference book targeted to R users working in applied epidemiology and public health, but handy for anyone. This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event.

Data Visualization - Color Palettes, Themes, and Schemes

Details For our June event, R-Ladies Anna Sofia Kircher and Joyce Robbins will share short talks about using color palettes, themes, and schemes to improve data visualization in R. This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event. Agenda (times approximate): 7-7:05 pm: R-Ladies NYC Announcements 7:05-7:30: “ggplot and I” by Anna Sofia Kircher 7:30-7:55: “Does your color palette match your data?