ViennaR Meetup Announcement March 2019


For the next ViennaR Meetup on March 18 we are excited to announce Laura Vana (R-Ladies) and Hadley Wickham (RStudio). The meetup will take place at Webster Vienna Private University (

Feel free to join the networking session with food and drinks afterwards. See you at the Meetup and happy R coding!

Laura is post-doc researcher at WU Vienna and chapter lead of R-Ladies Vienna. She will present ongoing initiatives and members of R-Ladies Vienna.

About R-Ladies

R-Ladies Vienna welcomes members of all R proficiency levels, whether you’re a new or aspiring R user, or an experienced R programmer interested in mentoring, networking & expert upskilling. Our community is designed to develop our members’ R skills & knowledge through social, collaborative learning & sharing. Supporting minority identity access to STEM skills & careers, the Free Software Movement, and contributing to the global R community! A local chapter of R-Ladies Global, R-Ladies Vienna exists to promote gender diversity in the R community worldwide. Please visit for more information.

Hadley is chief scientist at R-Studio and well known for his contributions to the R community to make the life of data scientists easier. His tidyverse consists of popular packages like ggplot2, dplyr, readr and the software development package devtools. He is the author of numerous (online) books like R for Data Science and Advanced R. Last but not least, he won the John Chambers award in 2006 for his former versions of the reshape and ggplot package1.

Questions for the Q&A Session

If you want to ask Laura or Hadley any questions during the Q&A session or if you have some other question regarding the Meetup please e-mail your topic to .

See you at the Meetup and happy R-coding!

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A great course set-up to get a first insight into the workings of R and to wet your appetite for more – the possibilities seem endless. A very enjoyable experience, thank you!

Liza Glesener, SICONA

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