UseR goes to Nashville, USA

So if Vanderbilt did lose (again) to UT (http://www.govolsxtra.com/news/2011/nov/20/video-tennessee-highlights-vanderbilt-game/) , they have somethign better to look before next season’s football season.

UseR is coming to Tennessee in 2012! This is the premier conference happens annually for R language (>2 mill users), and alternated between Europe and North America every other year.

Details here

http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/UseR-2012

useR! 2012 (12-15 June 2012)
Department of Biostatistics
Vanderbilt University
School of Medicine
Nashville Tennessee USA

 

 

 

 


Pre-conference Survey

If you plan to attend useR! 2012, help us plan by completing a RedCAP Survey.

 


Contact

Stephania McNeal-Goddard
Assistant to the Chair
stephania.mcneal-goddard@vanderbilt.edu
Phone:             615.322.2768
Fax: 615.343.4924
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics
S-2323 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2158

 

 


Abstracts and Tutorial Proposals

Participants are encouraged to submit an abstract to for oral presentation during a Kaleidoscope or Focus session, or for poster presentation. Tutorial proposals are also welcomed.

Deadlines

  • Tutorial Submission: Dec 1 – Jan 31
  • Tutorial Acceptance Notification: Feb 1 – Feb 29
  • Abstract Submission: Dec 1 – Mar 12
  • Abstract Acceptance Notification: Mar 13 – Apr 15

 

 


Registration

 

Deadlines

  • Early Registration: Jan 1 – Feb 29
  • Regular Registration: Mar 1 – May 12
  • Late Registration: May 13 – June 11
  • On-site Registration: June 12 – June 15

 

 


Travel and Lodging Information

Vanderbilt University is located in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Air Travel

The nearest major airport to Vanderbilt University is the Nashville International Airport (BNA). The airport is about 10 miles east of the campus and downtown Nashville. The BNA website maintains a list of ground transportation options for air travelers. The approximate taxi fare from the airport to Vanderbilt University is $27. Shuttles and buses are also available from the airport. The latter is economical (approximate fare is $1.60), but the travel time is more than an hour.

Car Travel

Nashville is located at the intersection of three major interstates. Interstate 40 approaches from the east and west, interstate 24 from the northwest and southeast, and interstate 65 from the northeast and south.

Author: Ajay Ohri

http://about.me/ajayohri

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