We are very pleased to announce, as you might already be aware, that SatRday is coming back to Newcastle upon Tyne on 4th April 2020. SatRdays are one-day, non-profit, community organised R conferences held across the world.
Where will it be held?
The event will be held at The Catalyst - right next to St James’ Park. There are vast transport facilities available to you, meaning Newcastle is very easy to get to - there are no excuses for you not to come!
- Train: 90 minutes from Edinburgh or 3 hours from London. The train station is in the middle of Newcastle.
- Plane: Direct flights from Schiphol, Paris, Stansted, Heathrow, Dublin, Belfast. The airport is only 15 minutes from the city centre by taxi.
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When will it be held?
The main conference will be held on Saturday April 4th, with a pre-conference tutorial day held in the afternoon of the 3rd. The timings are as follows:
- Tutorials: Friday 3rd April 13:00 - 16:30
- Main conference: Saturday 4th April 9:30 - 16:30
The full schedule can be found on the #SatRdayNCL website.
What are the tutorials on?
- Julia Silge will be running a tutorial on Sentiment Analysis
- Jumping Rivers will be running a tutorial on “How to build an R package”
Tickets to the tutorials are £50 and can be bought online.
Who will be speaking?
We’ve got a fantastic line up of speakers for you this year. You can find out more about our speakers and their talks on the #SatRdayNCL website.
- Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel - Senior Lecturer at University of Edinburgh / Educator at RStudio
- Julia Silge - Data Scientist at RStudio
- Theo Roe - one of our very own Data Scientists at Jumping Rivers
- Stepan Sindelar - Developer at Oracle Labs
- Kenneth McLean - Clinical Research Fellow at University of Edinburgh
- Russ Hyde - Bioinformatician at University of Glasgow
- Emma Vestesson - Senior Data Analyts at the Health Foundation & PhD student at UCL Institute of Child Health
- Pablo De Juan Bernabeu - PhD student at Lancaster University
- Chris Mainey - Senior Statistical Intelligence Analyst at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
How much is the event?
Early bird tickets have unfortunately sold out, however, the next set of tickets for £45 (25% off) are currently for sale. If you aren’t lucky enough to be one of the first 80 to get a ticket, the full price will be £60. Be quick - when they are gone, they really are gone! Buy tickets online.
Submissions to speak have unfortunately closed - but hey, you get to sit back and listen to some of the most talented individuals in the R community.
Cheers and I hope you can make it!