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About the Conference
the R user conference,
will take place at Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes,
(65 rue de Saint Brieuc)
from 2009-07-08 to
2009-07-10. Pre-conference tutorials will take place
on July 7.
As for the predecessor conference, the program consists of two parts:
A major goal of the useR! conference is to bring users from various fields together and provide a platform for discussion and exchange of ideas: both in the formal framework of presentations as well as in the informal part of the conference in Rennes.
Prior to the conference, on 2009-07-07, there are tutorials offered at the conference site. Each tutorial has a length of 3 hours and takes place either in the morning or afternoon.
John STOREY, Martin THEUS.
GENOLINI Christophe, HUSSON François, JOSSE Julie, LE sébastien, MATZNER-LOBER Eric, CAUSEUR David, KLOAREG Maela, LEGRAND Aline, PAGES Jérôme, Alain, BOURDEAU Anne, LENAULD Elisabeth.
Call for Papers: Submission is closed !
We invite all R users to submit abstracts (from the 21th october) presenting innovations or exciting applications of R on topics such as:
A poster session will be proposed during the conference with time to discuss about the poster. We encourage participants to submit attractive poster. To do so, send directly the poster you will propose or an abstract of your poster (the poster could be in a pdf or powerpoint file, as a picture of your poster) using the submission interface. The poster format will be A0.
The abstracts will be available in an online collection in a single pdf file.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 2009-02-27.
Timeline of the Conference
of the conference will start Wednesday, July 8,
morning and end Friday, July 10, in the afternoon. The
program of the conference is available!
The week previous to the useR! 2009 conference, the Rmetrics workshop will take place in Switzerland.
The week after the useR! 2009 conference, the DSC 2009 meeting (a meeting on the future of statistical computing) will take place in Copenhagen.
National Science Foundation support may be available to support travel and accommodation for graduate students and junior faculty at U.S. post-secondary institutions to attend the UseR 2009! and/or DSC 2009 meetings. The allocation will be based on merit and need; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. NSF regulations require the use of US carriers when at all possible.
If you wish to apply for this financial support, please send an application to Luke Tierney (firstname.lastname@example.org) by April 15, 2009. Include a brief CV, a copy of your abstract if you have submitted a paper or a poster, and a statement that demonstrates your eligibility, your need for support, and an amount of support required. Students should include a letter of support from their supervisor.
Rennes will be very busy at the conference time because "Les tombées de la nuit" (a cultural event: music, theatre in the street ) will take place at the same time, so we recommend to book as soon as possible. Here a page with a list of hotels and rooms available on the campus.
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More information about Rennes can be found here and more information about the Region can be found
Date & Location
July 08-10, 2009
2008-10-21 open submission of abstracts
2008-10-31 tutorial submission deadline
2008-11-04 open registration