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CPD98- Communicating with R Markdown

  • 30 Sep 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (AEST)
  • Canberra


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SSA is pleased to offer two pre-conference workshops leading up to our Young Statisticians Conference, YSC2019.

This particular workshop will be presented by our international keynote speaker, Alison Hill.

About the workshop
A workshop for R Markdown users who want to get more out of R Markdown (and friends). In this workshop, we will demystify how R Markdown works under the hood. You will learn practical tools and workflows to increase your efficiency and productivity using R Markdown (including RStudio IDE features and templates), while learning how to use some extension packages along the way. We assume that you have knit an R Markdown document before, but you don’t need to be an advanced R Markdown user to take this workshop. 

About the presenter 
Alison Hill is a Data Scientist & Professional Educator at RStudio, developing free and open source tools to make it easier and more fun to do data science with the statistical programming language. Alison studied psychology and quantitative methods, receiving her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 2008. For eight years, she was a professor and scientist at Oregon Health & Science University, where her research was funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, and Autism Speaks. She has written numerous scientific journal articles and book chapters on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has developed and delivered workshops, graduate-level courses, and curricula based on teaching R, the tidyverse, and literate programming.


Early Bird (closing on 16 August 2019)

SSA student member $140

Non-member student: $180

SSA member: $280

Non member: $350

ABS staff (up to 15): $140

From 17 August:

SSA student member $190

Non-member student: $230

SSA member: $330

Non member: $400

ABS staff (up to 15): $190

Other useful information:
Workshop participants will need to bring a laptop loaded with with a current version of R (>3.6.0) and RStudio (>1.2.1335). The required packages are  rmarkdown, tidyverse and flexdashboard . They are also required to register for a free RStudio Cloud account, available here.

Travel Expenses
Occasionally workshops have to be cancelled due to a lack of subscription. Early registration ensures that this will not happen. Please contact the SSA Office before making any travel arrangements to confirm that the workshop will go ahead, because the Society will not be held responsible for any travel or accommodation expenses incurred due to a workshop cancellation.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received prior to Monday, 23 September 2019 will be refunded, minus a $20 administration fee. 
From then onwards no part of the registration fee will be refunded. However, registrations are transferable within the same organisation. Please advise any changes to

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