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
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.
- 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.