Program

Call for submission

Call for contributed talks and workshops
Call for speakers closes at 11:59 PM 

29 Jan 2020

Deadlines

The call for contributed talks, workshops and posters and the travel grant application are now open.

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Submissions

Call for contributed talks and workshops: December 11 – January 29
Notification of acceptance: February 26, 2020

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Registration

Early bird registration: January 27 – March 25, 2020
Regular registration: March 26 – May 6, 2020

Travel grants

Application period: December 9, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Notification of decisions: January 20, 2020

Program

Program Announcement: March 18, 2020

Calendar

Wed 27/5 evening

Welcome Event

Thu 28/5 – Fri 29/5

Conference @ UniMiB

Thu 28/5 evening

Social Event

Sat 30/5

Workshops @ Politecnico

Program Tracks

The program of eRum will be structured around 6 tracks:

R World

Covering everything related to the world of R, such as education, community, and the R ecosystem.

Data Visualization & Shiny 

Innovative visualization methods, as well as reporting and web applications built with R. 

R in Production

Anything related to production-ready projects, such as IT and Infrastructure, efficient programming and R at scale. 

Machine Learning & Models 

This track will cover all the developpment in statistical models, Machine Learning, and statistics in general.

R in Life Sciences

Applications and development of tools in biology, genomics, biostatistics, and bioinformatics. 

R Applications

Applications of R in fields such as social goods, finance, marketing, transportations, and many more. 

Keynote Speakers

Sharon Machlis

Sharon Machlis is Director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, a global technology media company that publishes Computerworld, CIO, PCWorld, and Macworld, among other brands. In her current role, she hosts InfoWorld's "Do More With R" video series, writes R how-to articles, helps colleagues with data journalism projects, codes tools for colleagues around the world, and analyzes editorial web metrics. Sharon is the author of "Practical R for Mass Communication & Journalism" and the Computerworld Beginner's Guide to R She has also written a number of R packages, among which SunsetTSA.

Jared Lander

Jared Lander is Chief Data Scientist at Lander Analytics, and Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, where he teaches the Introduction to Programming in R course. He is organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup and Series Editor for Pearson. He is author of the R pacakges coefplot, useful, resumer and RepoGenerator, as well as the book "R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics". His work with the Minnesota Vikings in the 2015 NFL Draft has been featured in in the Wall Street Journal.

Stephanie Hicks

Stephanie Hicks is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also a faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Data Science Lab, co-host of The Corresponding Author podcast discussing data science in academia, and co-founder of R-Ladies Baltimore. Her research interests are at the intersection of statistics, genomics, and data science. She actively contributes software packages to Bioconductor and is involved in teaching courses for data science and the analysis of genomics data.

Francesco Bartolucci

Francesco Bartolucci is a Professor of Statistics in the Department of Economics of the University of Perugia, where he also coordinated the Doctorate program in “Mathematical and Statistical Methods for the Economic and Social Sciences”. His main research interests of Francesco Bartolucci are focused on: Longitudinal and panel data, Latent variable and mixture models, Marginal models for categorical data, Optimization and Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms. He co-authored the R packages LMest, MultiCIRT, MLCIRTwithin, cquad and extRC.

Kelly O'Briant

Kelly O’Briant is a solutions engineer at RStudio interested in configuration and workflow management with a passion for R administration. She has a background in data science, software engineering and cloud computing, with degrees in bioinformatics and computational sciences. In 2016, Kelly founded the Washington DC chapter of R-Ladies, a global organization dedicated to increasing gender diversity in the R community.

Tomas Kalibera

Tomas Kalibera is researcher at the Czech Technical University. As an active R Core developer Tomas has been contributing improvements and bug fixes to multiple parts of the R runtime including the byte-code compiler and interpreter, source reference handling, Windows specific code, package installation, memory management, object dispatch and function invocation. He implemented and maintains rchk, a tool for finding PROTECT bugs, which he uses regularly to check CRAN packages. He has been helping the CRAN team with checking and debugging packages, and is a member of the R Foundation.

Program Committee

aldo_solari

Aldo Solari

Associate Professor @ Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

enrico_deusebio

Enrico Deusebio

Data scientist @ Hearth in Data

CharlotteSoneson

Charlotte Soneson

Research Associate @ Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

branko_kovac

Branko Kovac

Machine Learning et al. @ Logikka

andrie_de_vries

Andrie De Vries

R programmer, data scientist; Solutions engineer @ RStudio

Fulvia_Pennoni

Fulvia Pennoni

Associate Professor @ Univeristy of Milano-Bicocca

GoranSMilovanovic

Goran S. Milovanović

Data Scientist @ Wikidata, Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.

Cittaro_Davide

Davide Cittaro

Bioinformartist @ Ospedale San Raffaele

Hannah_Frick

Hannah Frick

Senior Data Scientist @ Mango Solutions

adolfo_alvarez

Adolfo Alvarez

Data Science Team Leader / Expert Data Scientist @ Analyx

OLGA-CROP-NEW

Olga Mierzwa-Sulima

Senior Data Scientist and Project Leader @ Appsilon

www.vegeldaniel.com

Gergely Daróczi

Passionate R developer @ System1

piercesare_secchi

Piercesare Secchi

Professor @ Politecnico di Milano

DIANE_BELDAME

Diane Beldame

Data Scientist- StorytellR - R Trainer @ ThinkR

xavier_adam

Xavier Adam

Course Developer Data Science @ EPFL Extension School

davide risso

Davide Risso

Assistant Professor @ Università degli Studi di Padova

PIERLUCALANZI

Pier Luca Lanzi

Professor @ Politecnico di Milano

New York, NY,  February 7, 2014: -- Levi Waldron, an assistant professor at Hunter College.  ©Audrey C. Tiernan

Levi Waldron

Associate Professor @ City University of New York

heather_turner

Heather Turner

Freelance Statistical / R Consultant

MMAECHLER_SML

Martin Mächler

Lecturer @ ETH

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Stefano Maria Iacus

Project Officer @ European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Travel Grant

We award travel grants to support participation in our conference