In-person December 7, 2022, and with
virtual tutorials December 6, 2022
AboutThe focus this year's workshop is on communicating with data, especially in the journalism, websites and reports. There are three topical themes for the invited speaker sessions: environment, health and sports. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together analysts from academia, industry and government to learn and discuss new open source tools for business analytics and data science. You should come if you are an analytics professional, or leading a team of analysts or a developer of new open source tools.
Head of special data projects, USAFacts
Topic: Charts and Words: Being more influential with your data graphics
Amanda Cox is well-known for the sixteen years she spent at The New York Times, including a decade on the graphics desk, and six years as the editor of The Upshot. She is internationally recognised as a leader in the field of data visualisation, and has received numerous awards for her data communication work. This will be her first trip down under!
ProgrammeNote that this is in-person on December 7
- 8:30-8:45 Coffee and collect name tag
- 8:45-9:00 Welcome
- 9:00-10:00 Keynote
- 10:00-10:30 Morning tea
- 10:30-12:00 Invited talks - Environment (3)
- 12:00-1:00 Lunch
- 1:00-2:30 Invited talks - Health (3)
- 2:30-3:00 Afternoon tea
- 3:00-4:00 Invited talks - Sport (2)
- 4:00-4:30 Short talks - Community and Resources (5)
- 4:30-5:00 Closing discussion
TutorialsNote that these are online with ZOOM on December 6
- 9:00-12:00 Morning tutorials
- AM-1 Effective Data Visualisation with R, Dr Emi Tanaka
- AM-2 Collaborative projects with git and GitHub, Dr Patricia Menéndez
- AM-3 Optimisation in Python and its application in carbon portfolio, Dr Jess Leung
- AM-4 Wrangling spatio-temporal data in R, H. Sherry Zhang (and Prof Di Cook)
- 1:00-4:00 Afternoon tutorials
- PM-1 Interactive web applications with Shiny for R, Mitchell O'Hara-Wild
- PM-2 Exploratory time series analysis using R, Prof Rob Hyndman
- PM-3 Bayesian Inference and regression using R and Stan, Dr Lauren Kennedy
- PM-4 Spatio-temporal visualisation for natural disasters, Dr Kate Saunders
- Dec 7 in-person event is limited to 60 attendees - Registration closed - Registration includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea on Dec 7
- Dec 6 online tutorials are each limited to 20 participants.
Register for tutorials ONLY hereRegistering for the Dec 7 workshop provides a 30% discount on tutorial registration. Your discount code will be sent in the workshop confirmation email after you have registered.