satRday Amsterdam

September 1st 2018

Attend Amsterdam's first satRday conference. Buy your ticket!

Community!

Great speakers from the community.

Training Day!

Workshops will be hosted on August 31st.

Open Source Day!

Let's contribute together on September 2nd.

Cheap!

Conference tickets are only 40 euros.

Great Location!

Walking distance from Amstel station.

Great Food!

And amazing coffee too.




What, Where, When, How

  • SatRDays are community-led, regional conferences to support collaboration, networking and innovation within the R community.
  • There's a fantastic R community in Amsterdam looking forward to attending inspiring R talks for an entire day.
  • The main event is a conference on Saturday September 1st 2018. We also host a Workshop Day on Friday, August 31st and an Open Source Day on Sunday, September 2nd.
  • Tickets are just 40 euros for the main event, including taxes.
  • The main event is located at the GoDataDriven office: Wibautstraat 202, Amsterdam
  • Please note that this event has a code of conduct


  • Speakers

    The call for speakers is now closed. Submissions will be assessed until August 2nd. On August 3nd the latest speakers will be notified whether their talk is accepted. Program could always change due to unforseen circumstances.

    Keynote Speakers


    Mara Averick

    That’s not [data] science!

    Speakers


    Kirill Müller

    DBI: Recent developments in R's database interface

    Jeroen Groot

    Smart Charging, Sustainability, Pricing and Data

    Youssef El Bouhassani
    Smart Charging, Sustainability, Pricing and Data

    Longhow Lam

    Hobby projects with the text2vec package

    Rita Giordano

    Regular Expressions in R

    Edwin Thoen

    Exploring NSE and tidyeval

    Suzan Baert

    Getting more out of dplyr

    Olga Sholderer

    Using R/ R Markdown to create individual reports

    Thomas Hütter

    50 ways to show your data

    Pieter Marcus

    ROC curves are unfit to assess business value

    Jo-Fai Chow

    Million Dollar Baseball Decisions with R/H2o AutoML/Shiny

    Bob Jansen

    Solving sudoku's with Rcpp

    Rianne Schouten

    Generating missing values with R-function ampute


    Workshops

    The workshops are going to happen on the 31st of August from 14:00 till 17:30. There will be two workshops, one about dplyr and the other about scraping. Afterwards, there's a small social event with beers and pizza's. Note that the workshops require an extra ticket and these workshop take place at the Uber Amsterdam office.


    Gilian Ponte

    Scraping the internet with R

    Nick Jones

    Gentle and Practical Introduction to R using the Tidyverse.

    Program


    Time Program Speaker
    8.15-8.45 Registration
    8.45-9.00 Welcome & opening
    9.00-9.45 Keynote Mara Averick
    That's not [data] science!
    9.45- 10.30 Speaker 2 Kirill Müller
    DBI: Recent developments in R's database interface
    1030-1100 coffee break
    11.00- 11.45 Speaker 3 Suzan Baert
    Getting more out of dplyr
    11.45- 12.30 Speaker 4 Dominik Krzemiński
    Making Shiny shine even brighter
    lunch
    13.30- 14.15 Speaker 5 Edwin Thoen
    An exploration of NSE and tidyeval
    14.15- 15.00 Speaker 6 Thomas Hütter
    50 ways to show your data
    break
    15.30- 16.30 Lightning talks
    1. Rita Giordano
      Regular Expression in R
    2. Longhow Lam
      Two hobby projects with the text2vec package
    3. Olga Sholderer
      Using R/ R Markdown to create individual reports
    4. Youssef El Bouhassani & Jeroen Groot
      How do we avoid electric cars breaking the national grid?
    break
    16.40- 17.40 Lightning talks
    1. Rianne Schouten
      Generating missing values with R-function ampute
    2. Pieter Marcus
      Why ROC curves are unfit to assess the business value of your model
    3. Joe-Fai Chow
      Regular talk: Making multimillion-dollar baseball decisions with R, Shiny and H2O AutoML
    4. Bob Jansen
      Solving sudoku's with Rcpp
    17:40- 19.00 Drinks & NetwoRking

    Open source day

    On sunday, everyone who wants to work on an open source project is welcome in the Godatadriven office. We provide coffee and an introduction to git and github for interested people. Always wanted to build a package? Now is the time!



    Registration


    There are four different types of tickets available. Tickets can be bought online through Eventbrite:
    1. Conference tickets: €39.95. Attend a full day of R talks on Saturday September 1st!
    2. Workshop day tickets: €19.95. Join 3 hours of workshops on Friday August 31st in the afternoon.
    3. Combi tickets: €49.95. Get access to the workshops on Friday August 31st as well as the conference on Saturday September 1st.
    4. Open source day: free. Registering is all you need to do to become an R open source contributor!
    Above mentioned prices include a 21% tax rate.


    Sponsors


    These cool companies wanted to give something back to the community by sponsoring:

    Location Sponsor



    Workshop Sponsor



    Sticker Sponsor

    Sticker Sponsor

    Locke data sponsors us too

    Committee


    Tess

    co-chaiR

    Steven

    co-chaiR

    Ilse

    financieR

    Roel

    administRator

    Janine

    allRoundR

    Vincent

    initiatoR

    Code of Conduct

    satRdays is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and inclusive conference experience for all in attendance regardless of, but not limited to, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, physical attributes, age, ethnicity, social standing, religion or political affiliation.

    We do not tolerate harassment of participants (including organisers and vendors) in any form. Sexual innuendos and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including presentations.

    Anyone violating these rules may be given warning or expelled from the conference (without a refund) at the discretion of the conference organisers.

    Our code of conduct/anti-harassment policy can be found here.

    Workshop Location

    Uber HQ

    Meester Treublaan 7, Amsterdam


    Main Event Location

    GoDataDriven HQ

    Wibautstraat 202, Amsterdam