AGENDA

Monday 15th September - Workshops run from 1.30pm - 5.30pm

1.30 pm – 5.30 pm
WORKSHOP 1:  “Fast and flexible data wrangling with data.table” by Matt Dowle and Arun Srinivasan - Sold out
WORKSHOP 2: “Getting the Best of Both Worlds: Using Python for Data Wrangling and R for Stats” by Dr Chris Musselle - Sold out

7.00 pm - Late Welcome Evening Drinks, Tower Hotel

Please note that where presentations are missing that this is due to restrictions placed on us by the authors.
 
Tuesday 16th September - Conference Agenda

8.30 am - 9.00 am
Registration
9.00 am - 9.10 am
Conference Opening Remarks - Matt Aldridge and Richard Pugh, (Mango Solutions)
9.10 am - 10.10 am
Ben Goldacre - Keynote Address
10.10 am - 10.40 am
Hadley Wickham (Rstudio) - Expressing yourself in R
10.40 am - 11.00 am
Break
SESSION STREAM 1
SESSION STREAM 2
11.00 am - 12.30 pm
Session 2 - Business Applications of R

Abigail Lebrecht, (uSwitch) - From noisy traffic data to business insight, automating reporting and
visualisation functions in R

Markus Gesmann, (Lloyds of London) - Swimming in data and diving for Whales

Neil Rothwell, (C3 Global) - The opportunities for the use of R in real time industrial analytics

Session 3 - R and Other Technologies

Robert Mastrodomenico, (Global Sports Statistics) - From R to Python

John McConnell, (Analytical People) - When R wins and Why

Chris Musselle, (Mango Solutions) - R meets Julia

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm
Lunch
1.30 pm - 3.00 pm
Session 4 - Business Applications of R

Tim Paulden, (Atass Sports) - You can NOT be serious! How to build a tennis model in 30 minutes

Joss Langford, (ActivInsights) - Event based classification of human behaviour

Kevin Savage, (Mendeley) - Toilet Stats

Session 5 - Business Applications of R

Aimee Smith, (Loughborough Uni) - Analysis of Elite Football Players Perception of Playing Surfaces Using R

John Sandall, (YPlan) - Spontaneous Automation

Richard Pugh, (Mango Solutions) - Using R to Optimise a Sales Team

3.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Break
3.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Session 6 - R in Finance

Patrick Burns, (Burnstat) - Effective Risk Management with R

John James, (Tibco) - Use of Monte Carlo Techniques for Asset Selection

Richard Saldanha, (Investec) - Assessing Liquidity
Risk in Asset Management

David Jessop, (UBS) - Calculating High Frequency Betas

Session 7 - Big Data Technologies

Sumit Mund, (Mund Consulting) - Big Data Analysis with R

Oliver Bracht, (EODA) - Predictive Maintenance with R

Matt Dowle, (DataTable) - Fast and flexible data manipulation

7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Conference Reception and Buffet aboard HMS Belfast

Wednesday 17th September - Conference Agenda

8.30 am - 9.00 am
Registration
SESSION STREAM 1
SESSION STREAM 2
9.00 am - 10.30 am
Session 1 - Business Applications of R

Frank Hedler and Ryan Howard, (Simpson Carpenter) - fReedom

Chad Goymer, (Lloyds of London) - Sharing Data Analysis between R and non R Users

Ajitesh Ghosh, (BSkyB) - Using R for consumer psychological research

Session 2 - Managing R in a Commercial Environment

Andrie de Vries, (Revolution Analytics) - Through the firewall; taking a mini CRAN into your organisation

Gagan Singh, (Oracle) - Introducing a flexible valuation and modeling framework across risk and valuation functions

Nick Burgoyne, (Mango Solutions) - Code Migration, What is the Significance?

10.30 am - 11.00 am
Break
11.00 am - 12.30 pm
Session 3 - Pharmaceutical Applications of R

Marc Lavielle, (Inria Saclay) - Simulx, a new tool for simulating complex pharmacometric models

Mike Smith, (Pfizer) & Jonathan Chard, (Mango Solutions) - The Task Execution Language (TEL) for DDMoRe

Chris Campbell, (Mango Solutions) - Non-Compartmental Analysis using R

Session 4 - Managing R in a Commercial Environment

Richard Chandler-Mant, (Mango Solutions) - "This code is a complete hack, may or may not work, etc." - The Challenges of Validating R

Louis Bajuk-Yorgan, (Tibco) - Extending the R language to the enterprise with TERR & Spotfire

Juan Manuel Hernández, (Millward Brown) - The Equity of R: How R Transformed the Analytics Paradigm at Millward Brown

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm
Lunch
1.30 pm - 3.00 pm
Session 5 - R in Industry

Wit Jakuczun, (WLOG Solutions) - Bringing the
power of LocalSolver to R: a real-life case-study

Steven Fitzpatrick, (Firmenich) and Greg Gauriot, (Mango Solutions) - Consumer Insights using R

Alistair Crossling, (EE) - Flows of London,
Visualised


Session 6 - R in a Commercial Environment

Andy Nicholls, (Mango Solutions) - DevelopR - Formalising R Development

Alberto Chierci and Bobby Shang - A Smart (and Cheap) way to connect R and Excel

Rich Pugh, (Mango Solutions) - Mango Report Engine

3.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Break
3.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Session 7 - Big Data and Cloud Computing

Mark Sellors, (Mango Solutions) - Cloud Computing, Grid Computing and Docker

Kate Hanley (Mango Solutions) & Naser Ali, (Hortonworks) - Big Data, beating the Skills Gap

Romain Francois - R and C++

Session 8 - Effective Visualisation using R

Tal Galili, (R Bloggers) - Package dendextend

Matt Sundquist, (Plotly) - Online R and ggplot2 Plotting and Collaboration

John Burn-Murdoch, (Financial Times) - Visual Journalism with R

5.00 pm - 5.15 pm
Conference closing remarks - Rich Pugh & Matt Aldridge, (Mango Solutions)

Please note that where presentations are missing that this is due to restrictions placed on us by the authors.

 

 

 

 

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Please note that where presentations are missing that this is due to restrictions placed on us by the authors.