Keynote Speaker:

Ben Goldacre

We are delighted to announce that the keynote speaker for EARL 2014 will be Ben Goldacre.

Ben Goldacre is a doctor, academic, campaigner and writer whose work focuses on uses and misuses of science and statistics by journalists, politicians, drug companies and alternative therapists. His first book Bad Science reached #1 in the UK non-fiction charts and has sold over half a million copies worldwide. His second book Bad Pharma discusses problems in medicine, focusing on missing trials, badly designed research, and biased dissemination of evidence. He wrote the Bad Science column for a decade in the UK Guardian newspaper, and has written for the Times, the Telegraph, the Mail, the New York Times, the BMJ, and more, alongside presenting documentaries for the BBC.

Hadley Wickham is a well known name in the R community. He has developed over 30 R packages to facilitate data munging, analysis and visualization, including ggplot2, plyr, reshape2, and lubridate among others. He is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Rice University and Chief Scientist at RStudio.
Richard Pugh has many years' experience working with data analysis products and specializes in R, SAS and S-PLUS. As co founder and Commercial Director of Mango Solutions, Richard has been instrumental in the development of R based applications for some of the largest companies in the world.


Other EARL Speakers:

Aimee Smith
Loughborough University

Aji Ghose

Alberto Chierici & Bobby Shang
Deloitte & Chubb Insurance

Andrie de Vries
Revolution Analytics

Chad Goymer
Lloyds of London

Enzo Martoglio
Steria UK

Frank Hedler & Ryan Howard
Simpson Carpenter

Hadley Wickham

Hadley Wickham

John Burn-Murdoch
The Financial Times

John James

John McConnell
Analytical People

Joss Langford

Juan Manuel Hernández
Millward Brown

Kevin Savage

Louis Bajuk-Yorgan

Marc Lavielle
Inria Saclay

Markus Gesmann
Lloyds of London

Matt Dowle

Mike Smith

Naser Ali

Neil Rothwell
C3 Global


Patrick Burns

Richard Pugh
Mango Solutions

Romain Francis


Richard Saldanha

Robert Mastrodomenico
Global Sports Statistics

Steven Fitzpatrick

Sumit Mund
Mund Consulting Ltd

Tal Galili
R Bloggers

Tim Paulden
Atass Sports

Wit Jakuczun
WLOG Solutions

Alistair Crossling

Gagan Singh

John Sandall






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