conference 2018-02-14T15:11:05+00:00


Thank you everyone in attendance for a truly wonderful rstudio::conf 2018. Your contribution to this community is inspiring. We’ll be back next year in Austin, TX January 15th through the 18th. We hope to see you there!

Overall, one of the best conferences I’ve attended on any subject.
– rstudio::conf 2017 attendee

All of the 2018 conference materials can be found on our Github page – Once we have produced the recordings of all the sessions we will post them on this site.

Stay in touch

Please provide an email address if you’d like to stay in touch with us about rstudio::conf moving forward.


A towering icon within a vibrant Central Business District, Fairmont Austin is uniquely located amid the lush greenery of Palm Park and Waller Creek and directly connected to the Austin Convention Center. Opening early 2018, the 37-story luxury hotel will feature 1,048 richly appointed guest rooms and suites with picturesque vistas of Lady Bird Lake, a dramatic cityscape and the State Capitol.

101 Red River Street
Austin, Texas, United States 78701

Academic Discounts

Please be aware that we create discounts specifically for students and academics. Be sure to use an email address that ends in a .edu domain. We may ask for additional documentation proving your qualification.

Qualifying criteria can be found here:

We reserve the right to cancel and refund your order if you have no proof of your qualifications.

Code of conduct

RStudio is committed to fostering a productive, harassment-free environment for everyone at rstudio::conf. The rstudio::conf Code of Conduct is described here, and is specific to the event and its participants.

At rstudio::conf:
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, event organizers retain the right to take any actions to keep the event a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

Event organizers may take action to remedy or set right anything designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event or making the environment hostile for any participants.

You can make a personal report:

  1. In person: Contact an rstudio::conf staff member or visit the conference registration desk. When taking a personal report, event staff will ensure you are safe and cannot be overheard. They may involve other event staff to ensure your report is managed properly. This can be uncomfortable, but we’ll handle it respectfully and you can bring someone to support you.
  2. By email: Send a message to; event organizers will respond promptly.
  3. By phone: Call 844-448-1212; this phone number will be monitored for the duration of the event.

Our team will help you contact hotel/venue security, local law enforcement, local support (which could include services and transportation as available), or otherwise respectfully assist you to feel safe for the duration of the event.