Call for Abstracts for useR! 2012

Discussion in 'Scientific Statistics Math' started by Frank, Dec 24, 2011.

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    The international R User Conference useR! 2012 will be held June 12-15
    at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with a pre-
    conference full-day course offered on June 11.

    Participants are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract for oral
    or poster presentation at the conference. Half-day tutorials will be
    held in the morning and afternoon of June 12th. For tutorials, please
    submit a one-page proposal with course outline and narrative
    description along with the target audience. Note that the deadline for
    tutorial proposals is January 15. All innovative and interesting
    applications of R are suitable. A list of topics from past conferences
    is available at the conference website:

    http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/useR-2012#Call_for_Abstracts_and_Tutorial

    Contributed oral presentations will be allowed 17 minutes,
    followed by 3 minutes discussion. Following last year's success, all
    participants are invited to present a Lightning Talk, for which no
    abstract is required. The format for Lightning Talks is a 15-slide
    version of Pecha Kucha. Participants wishing to give a Lightning Talk
    must provide an informative title on their registration form.

    For regular talks and posters, please use the recently updated
    LaTeX or Microsoft Word/LibreOffice Writer abstract templates
    available at the conference website:

    http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/useR-2012#Templates

    The deadlines for abstract and tutorial proposals are as follows:

    Tutorial Submission: Jan 1 - Jan 15
    Tutorial Acceptance Notification: Jan 16 - Jan 23
    Abstract Submission: Jan 1 - Mar 12
    Abstract Acceptance Notification: Mar 13 - Apr 15

    The preferred method of abstract and tutorial proposal submission is
    via the web form at the conference website:

    http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/useR-2012#Online_Submission

    Participants may register online beginning January 23rd. If earlier
    registration is preferred, please contact Stephania McNeal-Goddard
    using the contact information here:

    http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/useR-2012#Contact

    See http://journal.r-project.org/archive/2011-2/RJournal_2011-2.pdf
    for an article about the conference with more details, including a
    list of some of the major Nashville area entertainment events
    occurring around the time of the conference.

    We look forward to seeing you at useR! 2012 in Nashville!
     
    Frank, Dec 24, 2011
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