Hadley Wickham to give opening keynote at RSS 2024 Conference

The Society is delighted to confirm that Hadley Wickham will give the opening keynote talk at the RSS 2024 International Conference on Monday 2 September in Brighton. The opening talk will be followed by the welcome reception on Brighton pier. Hadley is chief scientist at Posit, winner of the 2019 COPSS award, a member of the R Foundation, and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and the University of Auckland.

He builds tools (both computational and cognitive) to make data science easier, faster and more fun. His work includes packages for data science (the tidyverse: including ggplot2, dplyr, tidyr, purrr, and readr) and principled software development (roxygen2, testthat, devtools, pkgdown). He is also a writer, educator, and speaker promoting the use of R for data science.

The RSS 2024 Conference, the UK’s leading showcase for statistics and data science, will be taking place in Brighton, East Sussex, from 2-5 September. The conference brings together the statistics and data science community from across the UK, Europe and around the world to share knowledge and learn about latest developments.

You can keep up to date with the plans for the conference via the conference website.

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