BROUGHT TO YOU BY LANDER ANALYTICS AND WORK-BENCH

2017 Speakers


Sandy Griffith

Biostatistician,
Flatiron Health

Serge Belongie

Professor,
Cornell Tech

David Robinson

Data Scientist,
Stack Overflow

Jared Lander

Author,
R for Everyone

WHERE R ENTHUSIASTS AND DATA SCIENTISTS GATHER TO EXPLORE, SHARE, AND INSPIRE IDEAS.


APRIL 21 - 22, 2017

9 AM - 5 PM

WORK-BENCH

110 5TH AVE, 5TH FLOOR
NEW YORK NY, 10011

April 21, 2017


8:00am - 8:50am

Breakfast & Open Registration

8:50am - 9:00am

Opening Remarks
Jared Lander of Lander Analytics & Jessica Lin of Work-Bench

9:00am - 9:20am

How R Helps Airbnb Make the Most of Its Data
Ricardo Bion, Airbnb

9:25am - 9:45am

Fine Grained Visual Category Recognition and Perceptual Embedding
Serge Belongie, Cornell University

9:50am - 10:10am

An R Cloud Computing Lifeline: The Missing Manual for Running R on Amazon Cloud
Kelly O’Briant, B23

10:10am - 10:40am

Coffee & Networking

10:40am - 11:00am

R Makes the World Go ‘Round: Data-Driven Decision Making at JetBlue
Catherine Zhou, JetBlue

11:05am - 11:25am

Fun with R
Jared P. Lander, Lander Analytics

11:30am - 11:50am

So You Want to be a Data Scientist?
Dan Chen, Virginia Tech

11:50am - 1:00pm

Lunch & Networking

1:00pm - 1:20pm

We R What We Ask: The Landscape of R Users on Stack Overflow
David Robinson, Stack Overflow

1:25pm - 2:05pm

Theoretical Statistics is the Theory of Applied Statistics: How to Think About What We Do
Andrew Gelman, Columbia

2:05pm - 2:35pm

Break & Networking

2:35pm - 2:55pm

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Empathy - The killer skill needed for a successful technical career
JD Long, RenaissanceRe

3:00pm - 3:20pm

Experience R in the Cloud: Empower Insurance Operations from Insights to Action
Catherine Cao, IBM

3:25pm - 3:45pm

R - From Backend to Production
Reenah Nahum Muldavski, Bidalgo

3:45pm - 4:15pm

Afternoon Break & Networking

4:15pm - 4:35pm

Things about the Future and the Future of Things
Deborah Berebichez, Discovery Channel

4:40pm - 5:00pm

R in Financial Services: Challenges and Opportunities
Lixun Zhang, Microsoft

5:00pm - 5:10pm

Closing Remarks

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Drinks @ Rye House
11 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011
(17th between 5th & 6th)

April 22, 2017


9:00am - 9:50am

Breakfast & Open Registration

9:50am - 10:00am

Opening Remarks
Jared Lander of Lander Analytics & Jessica Lin of Work-Bench

10:00am - 10:20am

Publication Hacking: How We Answered a Research Question and Wrote a Manuscript in Only Two Days
Sandy Griffith, Flatiron Health

10:25am - 10:45am

The Humble Programmer Data Scientist: Essence and Accident in Software Engineering Data Science
Friederike Schüür, Fast Forward Labs

10:50am - 11:10am

Harnessing the Power of JavaScript for Data Science
Ramnath Vaidyanathan, DataCamp

11:10am - 11:40am

Coffee & Networking

11:40am - 12:00pm

Using Human Mobility Data to Assess Public Circulation Health
Michael Kane

12:05pm - 12:25pm

From Agreeing to Marching to Organizing: OSS Needs You
Mike Malecki and Neal Richardson

12:25pm - 1:35pm

Lunch & Networking

1:35pm - 1:55pm

threejs: less cruft, more awesome!
Bryan Lewis

2:00pm - 2:20pm

Enabling reproducibility at scale with R and Pachyderm
Dan Whitenack

2:25pm - 2:45pm

Building a Predictive Early Intervention System to Prevent Adverse Police Incidents
Jon Keane, Mattersight

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Afternoon Break & Networking

3:15pm - 3:35pm

Better Packages through Peer Review: Lessons from rOpenSci.
Noam Ross, ROpenSci

3:40pm - 4:00pm

Towards Interoperable Data Frames
Wes McKinney, Two Sigma

4:05pm - 4:25pm

Text Mining, the Tidy Way
Julia Silge, Stack Overflow

4:25pm - 4:55pm

Break & Networking

4:55pm - 5:15pm

RStudio Tips and Tricks
Sean Lopp, RStudio

5:20pm - 5:40pm

Don't Let Lawyers Ruin Your Analytics
Jim Klucar, Immuta

5:40pm - 5:50pm

Closing Remarks

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Sponsored Happy Hour @ Union Square Ballrom
30 East 16th St, New York, NY 10003
(between 5th Avenue and Union Square West)

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