R-Ladies NYC Lightning Talks


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 923 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 923 and RSVP on our meetup page.

Fill out this brief form by Friday, October 1st to submit your application to be a speaker! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfauyyLjj8-S2_XOvk0KHCsy2QC93u5mtXvjRPc0Ohrzi0bzQ/viewform

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?

We would especially love to hear from people who’ve never presented at a meetup or conference before and/or those who still don’t feel confident speaking publicly. A lightning talk can be a great way to start out speaking, as it’s quick, low-prep, and fun!

Interested in proposing a talk but want to brainstorm ideas, get feedback, or some encouragement? We’re here to help! You can join the #lightningtalks channel in our slack channel or email nyc@rladies.org. We would be happy to set up a time to talk with you!

To celebrate the diversity in the R Community, we’re prioritizing presenters who identify as a minority gender (including but not limited to cis/trans women, trans men, non-binary, genderqueer, agender).

Revised Important Dates Submissions due: Friday 101 Notification of acceptance: Sunday 104 Accepted speakers confirm participation: Wednesday 106 Slides due to us: Sunday: 1017 Lightning Talk Event: Tuesday 1019

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. Please take a moment to review the R-Ladies Global code of conduct (particularly if this is your first time attending!): https://rladies.org/code-of-conduct

For questions regarding accessibility, please email us at nyc@rladies.org.

— Presentations and Speakers — Lightning Talks Lineup

Harnessing R Graphic Tools for Effective Data Visualization Using Overlays and Insets Jaya M. Satagopan |

Pie Charts: Friend or Foe? Rachel Tao |

Data Engineering and Analytics for SARS-Cov-2 Research at Weill Cornell Medicine Sophie Rand |

Surviving Covid-19 After Hospital Discharge: Symptom, Functional, and Adverse Outcomes of Home Health Recipients Yolanda Barrón |

Set in Stone Wella Haya |

R Markdown: Mail Merge on Steroids Melissa Hegeman |

How to Do VLOOKUP in R Alejandra Gerosa | 🐦 @alejagerosa

Plotting Movement Data in R Anika Staccone |

R x RStudio for Communications Rebecca HH Rosen | 📷 @rebeccahhrosen

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