2  Our R Events

2.1 Upcoming Events

2.1.1 Johannesburg R User Group

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2024-03-12 March 2024 NA

2.1.2 Cape Town R User Group

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2.1.3 R-Ladies Johannesburg

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2.1.4 R-Ladies Cape Town

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2.2 Past Events

2.2.1 Johannesburg R User Group

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2016-03-08 First JHB R Users Meetup! Microsoft Bryanston Office
2016-06-14 Second R User Meet-up! Machine Learning Microsoft Bryanston Office
2016-11-08 R Users Last meetup for 2016! Speakers Announced Microsoft Bryanston Office
2017-08-10 In-depth Machine Learning (Natural Language Processing) Microsoft Bryanston Office
2018-06-29 Johannesburg R User Group - June 2018 Microsoft Bryanston Office
2018-08-10 Johannesburg R User Group - August 2018 Discovery Group (Sandton Head Office)
2018-10-15 Johannesburg R User Group - Introduction to R Jemstep by Invesco
2018-11-20 Johannesburg R User Group - November 2018 Standard Bank Multi Function Room A
2018-12-11 Year-end meetup Braamfontein Gate
2020-01-29 rstudio::conf 2020 Watch Party Discovery Group (Sandton Head Office)
2020-03-07 satRday 2020 in Johannesburg Discovery Group (Sandton Head Office)
2020-12-03 Fieldtrip: Brighton R Online Event Online event
2022-10-11 Johannesburg R User Group - October 2022 Microsoft
2022-11-08 Johannesburg R User Group - November 2022 Microsoft
2022-12-13 Creating, deploying and consuming REST APIs in R Microsoft
2023-02-21 Swipe Right on R Data Analysis & Shiny for Python Meets Quarto Microsoft
2023-03-14 Automating workflows using public domain EconData Microsoft
2023-04-11 GitHub Copilot for Data Scientists using R & Databricks for R developers Microsoft
2023-05-09 Databricks for R developers Microsoft
2023-06-13 Key Insights for Data Scientists from Microsoft Build Microsoft
2023-07-11 Ploomber: Elevating Your R-Based Data Science Workflow Microsoft
2023-07-21 Add R support to Ploomber/Soorgeon Hack session Online event
2023-08-08 Plumber API for Business. DAGitty for Causal Diagrams. Microsoft
2023-09-12 R usage in Operation Research Microsoft
2023-09-20 posit::conf(2023) Watch Party Discovery Group (Sandton Head Office)
2023-10-10 posit::conf(2023) Highlights - Round Table Discussion Microsoft
2023-11-14 Stochastic Simulation and ML Microsoft
2023-12-12 End of Year Panel Discussion and Quiz Extravaganza! Microsoft
2024-02-13 Spatial Data Science with Applications in R Microsoft

2.2.2 Cape Town R User Group

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2023-09-30 Cape Town R User Group - Meet and Greet, Sat 30 Sep 2023, 02:00 PM P. D. Hahn Building

2.2.3 R-Ladies Johannesburg

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2018-07-19 July Meetup EMPIRE Road, JOHANNESBURG
2018-08-28 August Meetup EMPIRE Road, JOHANNESBURG
2018-09-25 September Meetup The Campus, Wembley Building
2018-10-23 October Meetup EMPIRE Road, JOHANNESBURG
2018-11-27 November Meetup Wits University
2018-12-11 Year-end meetup Braamfontein Gate
2019-02-21 February Meetup Wits University
2019-03-12 March meetup: Ethics in Data Science Wits University
2019-04-06 satRday lunch meetup Discovery Place
2019-05-28 May meetup: Intro to Spatial Statistics The Main Straight - Campari
2019-06-25 June Meetup: How to talk to business as a data scientist rain
2019-07-30 July meetup: Intro to Shiny Wits University
2019-08-27 August Meetup: Dysfunctional Bot - Generating Humorous Texts using spaCy rain
2019-10-01 September Meetup - Intro to writing your own Package in R The Main Straight - Campari
2019-10-29 Oct meetup: Survival analysis in R Wits University
2019-11-14 Nov meetup: Text Mining Using Tidy Data Principles The Main Straight - Campari
2020-01-29 rstudio::conf(2020) Watch Party Discovery Group (Sandton Head Office)
2020-02-25 Feb meetup: ggWhat to ggplot - a guide to creating powerful visualisations The Main Straight - Campari
2020-03-05 March meetup: Hanging out with SatRday Keynote Speakers The Main Straight - Campari
2020-04-21 April meetup: Cluster Analysis - Understanding data behaviour NA
2020-05-26 May meetup: Databases in R Online event
2020-06-25 June meetup: Web Scraping using R Online event
2020-07-23 useR! 2020: Create and share reproducible code with R Markdown and workflowr Online event
2020-08-25 Create and share reproducible code with R Markdown and workflowr (Repeat) Online event
2020-09-07 First steps in spatial data handling and visualisation Online event
2020-10-26 Sensitivity Analysis of Parameters in Disease Modelling Online event
2020-11-30 Blogging with RMarkdown Online event
2021-01-14 aRt + ggplot: exploring radial visualizations Online event
2021-02-25 Take a Sad Plot & Make It Better Online event
2021-03-30 Shiny using Auth0 Online event
2021-07-02 How to make web-ready maps - A beginner's perspective Online event
2021-09-14 treeheatr and pmlbr: visualizing decision trees on benchmark datasets Online event
2021-10-27 Around the world in a single table Online event
2021-11-02 Spatial network analysis with the sfnetworks package Online event
2021-11-25 Introduction to the {arrow} package Online event
2022-03-29 Introduction to the {learnr} package for Interactive Tutorials Online event
2022-04-04 Become an R Package Developer Online event
2022-05-24 Making Functions for Rtistry Online event
2022-06-14 Why R for legal backgrounds? Online event
2022-09-13 How to Send Email With R Online event

2.2.4 R-Ladies Cape Town

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2017-07-17 Come and meet the R-Ladies community in Cape Town 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2017-08-14 August R-Ladies Energy Research Centre
2017-10-16 October R-Ladies Meetup: Tidyverse 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2017-11-04 Datavis with ggplot2 // What R-Ladies get up to in Tbilisi, Georgia Greenpoint Coworking
2017-12-04 December R-Ladies Meetup: Regular Expressions 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-03-15 Planning 2018 R-Ladies Meetups 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-03-15 R-Ladies satRday event: Blogs with R 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-04-17 Docker for Data Science 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-05-17 Network visualisations in R Praekelt Offices
2018-06-19 R-Ladies CT Double-Whammy Winter Warmer Workshop 17, The Watershed
2018-07-26 Mapping in R 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-08-21 What's in a date? 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-09-18 September meetup 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-10-30 Data Science at the City of Cape Town 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2018-11-15 Spreading the R love! 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2019-02-21 Zindi: Practice your model building to solve Africa's most pressing problems 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2019-03-14 Eagles and predictive modelling in R 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2019-04-25 Applications of R: From detecting marine heatwaves to mapping out school data 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2019-08-13 Hidden Markov Models - An introduction 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2019-09-17 #TidyTuesday Practical Session 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2019-10-17 Introduction to Natural Language Processing 3rd Floor, Bandwidth Barn, Woodstock Exchange
2020-04-16 Introduction to Shiny Online event
2020-05-05 From Models to Medical Care Online event
2020-05-16 Introduction to Machine Learning in R Online event
2020-07-27 GBV Prevalence in Kenya: Caroline Akoth (Women in GIS Kenya) Online event
2020-08-20 Of course I can do the stats for your paper - how to grab opportunities with R Online event
2020-10-07 Web Scraping with Andrew Collier: Session 1 Online event
2020-10-14 Web Scraping with Andrew Collier: Session 2 Online event
2020-10-21 Web Scraping with Andrew Collier: Session 3 Online event
2020-10-28 Web Scraping with Andrew Collier: Session 4 Online event