Workshop – R Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R

Thursday, June 23, 2022 – Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

Two and a half hour workshop: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Intended Audience:
Practitioners who wish to learn the nuts and bolts of the R language; anyone who wants “to turn ideas into software, quickly and faithfully.”

Knowledge Level: Experience with handling data (e.g. spreadsheets) or hands-on familiarity with any programming language.

Jared Lander
Jared Lander

Chief Data Scientist


  • Workshop starts at 5:30pm
  • End of the Workshop: 8:30pm


Jared P. Lander, Chief Data Scientist, Lander Analytics

Jared P. Lander is Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics, the Organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup​ and the New York​ and Government​ R Conferences​, an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School​, and a Visiting Lecturer at Princeton University​. With a masters from Columbia University​ in statistics and a bachelors from Muhlenberg College​ in mathematics, he has experience in both academic research and industry. Jared oversees the long-term direction of the company and acts as Lead Data Scientist, researching the best strategy, models and algorithms for modern data needs. This is in addition to his client-facing consulting and training. He specializes in data management, multilevel models, machine learning, generalized linear models, data management, visualization and statistical computing. He is the author of R for Everyone (now in its second edition), a book about R Programming geared toward Data Scientists and Non-Statisticians alike. The book is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and InformIT. The material is drawn from the classes he teaches at Columbia and is incorporated into his corporate training. Very active in the data community, Jared is a frequent speaker​ at conferences, universities and meetups around the world.