• What we'll do
Please RSVP here on this Meetup as well as on the WeWork Splash page: https://introtospatialdatasciencewithr-ladieschicagofounde.splashthat.com/
R-Ladies Chicago founder and organizer, Angela Li, of the Center for Spatial Data Science at the University of Chicago, will be giving a talk related to her recent research in spatial data analysis. She will introduce a few packages that she's found useful in her research, like sf and tmap, and teach you how to make maps and work with spatial data in R.
6:00-6:30 -- Food, intros, announcements, business, etc.
6:30-7:15 -- Talk by Angela
7:15-8:30 -- Mingling, hanging out, more food
Q: Are men welcome to attend R-Ladies events?
A: Yes, men are welcome at this event. Our mission is to encourage more women and non-binary individuals to get involved in the R community. Please help us by spreading the word about R-Ladies, and by being respectful of the fact that this event is primarily for women/non-binary/female-identifying individuals.
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Thank you to Microsoft Developer Advocates (https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/advocates/index.html) and David Smith for sponsoring pizza for this event!
• What to bring
Laptop or notebook if you like! Wifi is available and live-tweeting is encouraged.
• Important to know
We expect all attendees to abide & be governed by our community code of conduct. Please take a moment to review our R-Ladies Global code of conduct (particularly if this is your first time attending!): https://github.com/rladies/starter-kit/wiki/Code-of-Conduct.
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