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Building Pipelines with Text and Data

We are excited this month to host two very active R-Ladies from our chapter: Amanda Dobbyn and Maryam Jahanshahi! See our Meetup page to RSVP. Details Date Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Time 6:00pm Host WeWork (205 Hudson S) Amanda’s talk will focus on the package ‘drake’. Drake is a package designed to make designing and executing analysis pipelines easier and more reproducible. In this talk Amanda will run through an example of how drake can be used to manage an analysis workflow.

Book club: Algorithms to live by

Git with Joyce

We are kicking off this year with an introduction to Github by Joyce Robbins. Visit our Meetup page to RSVP. Details This is a hands on workshop so please bring your laptop to follow along and please be prompt to make sure the workshop kicks off on time:) Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Time: 6:30pm Host: Columbia University (1255 Amsterdam Ave, Room 903) About Joyce Joyce Robbins, Ph.D., is Lecturer in Discipline in the Statistics Department at Columbia University, where she specializes in data visualization.

2018 End of Year Social

Happy Holidays! For the end of the year we are looking to celebrate how far R-Ladies New York has come and thank all of you for your incredible support. Visit our Meetup page to RSVP. Details We are doing this potluck style so sign up here to bring something to the party! Dress in casual or holiday gear - we welcome it all! Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 Time: 6:30pm

Reproducibility and Communication in R

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

Parallel Computing in R

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

Book club: R Packages by Hadley Wickham

Learn OOP and discover cool finance packages in R

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

Building Infrastructure with R

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

Lightning talks roundup

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!

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