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Monday, June 27 • 4:15pm - 4:40pm
What's up with the R consortium?

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The R Consortium is a business association organized under the Linux Foundation with a mission to support the R Community. Founded just before useR! 2015, it has already become a focus for R Community activities. During its first year, the R Consortium has begun to evaluate and fund projects while dealing with all of the internal start-up issues of developing internal structures, policies and operating procedures. In this talk, I will attempt to provide some insight into the workings of the R Consortium, describe the process behind the recent call for proposals, discuss the projects selected for funding so far, and provide some guidance on writing a proposal for the next round of funding which will close on July 10th.

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Hadley Wickham

Chief Scientist, RStudio

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Joseph Rickert

Program Manager, Microsoft
Joseph is a Program Manager at Microsoft having come to Microsoft with the acquisition of Revolution Analytics. He is a data scientist and R language evangelist passionate about analyzing data and teaching people about R. He is a regular contributor to the Revolutions blog and an organizer of the Bay Area R Users Group. Joseph is a long-time Silicon Valley start-up guy with experience building statistical models in industries as diverse as... Read More →


Monday June 27, 2016 4:15pm - 4:40pm
McCaw Hall 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105

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