Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis and Mapping in R with Angela Li

Apr 26, 2018 · Chicago, United States of America

• What we'll do
Please RSVP here on this Meetup as well as on the WeWork Splash page:

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.

WeWork Info:
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Thank you to Microsoft Developer Advocates ( 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!):

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