Special thanks to Stanford University and
Professor Susan Holmes of BioX for graciously hosting us!

Saturday January 30th Sunday January 31st
8:00 – 8:45 Registration & Breakfast Breakfast
9:00 – 10:15 Tutorial: Reactivity (Joe Cheng, Garrett Grolemund): 2 hours 45 minutes Tutorial: Writing big apps (Joe Cheng, Garrett Grolemund): 1 hour 15 minutes. Materials can be found here.
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00 Tutorial Continued: Reactivity Talk: Debugging (Jonathan McPherson)
11:00 – 11:30 Tutorial Continued: Reactivity Talk: Understanding UI (Garrett Grolemund)
11:30 – 12:00 Tutorial Continued: Reactivity Talk: Dashboards (Nathan Stephens)
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 Talk: Brushing, ggvis (Winston Chang) Talk: Profiling (Winston Chang)
2:00 – 2:30 Talk: Gadgets (Hadley Wickham) Talk: Data tables (Yihui Xie)
2:30 – 3:00 Talk: Hosting/Connect (Jeff Allen) User talk: shinyjs (Dean Attali)
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break Coffee Break
3:15 – 4:00 Lightning talks

Ben Best
Harlan Harris
Jordan Meyer
Ming Shan
Nan Xiao
Andrzej Oleś
Eric Hare

Lightning talks

Andrew Clark
Vincent Nijs
Zev Ross
Mika Braginsky
Ian Lyttle
Ryan Hafen
Stephanie Locke

4:00 – 4:15 User talk: Genentech (Brandon Arnieri) Talk: Grid style sheets (Yihui Xie)
4:15 – 4:30 User talk: Airbnb (Ricardo Bion) User talk: Friss (Herman Sontrop)
4:30 – 6:00 Networking/coding/office hours Networking/coding/office hours
6:00 – 10:00 Board buses for Steins Beer Garden. Travel time is approximately 15 Minutes. Steins Beer Garden Event begins at 7:00PM and buses depart at 8:30PM and again at 10:00PM Conference Ends


  • Bring your fully charged laptop and have the RStudio IDE and Shiny installed and ready to go!
  • Arrive at 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University comfortably before the 9am start on Saturday. Breakfast will be available starting at 8am. The formal name of the venue is Shriram Center for Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering, Room 104 (SHRIRAM104).
  • Stop at the RStudio table before proceedings start on Saturday to pick up your badge. The table will be staffed during conference hours to provide assistance, distribute hard copies of cheatsheets, and answer any RStudio questions you may have.
  • Plan for full days starting at 9am each day and going to 6pm.
  • On Saturday starting at 5:45pm, buses will pick up at Stanford and take us to Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant. The buses will return to the same spot starting at 8pm until the last bus at 10pm. If you choose a different form of transportation or miss the bus for any reason, the address for Steins is 895 Villa St., Mountain View, CA 94041.