Join us in London for our SatRdays event!

Hosted by CUSP London at King’s College London, UK, and co-organised by Jumping Rivers this one-day event will feature talks on all things R!

SatRdays events are for everyone with an interest in R, whether you're a seasoned pro or just getting started.

Find us at Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG.

To get an idea of what to expect, checkout last year's site and talks.

Want to support our conference? Take a look at our sponsorship offer, and get in touch!


Abstract submission is now closed.


Prices (inc. VAT):
  • Early bird: £80 - Ends 31st January 9th February
  • General Admission: £105
  • Student Admission: £80


Time Speaker
09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome
09:45 Andrie de Vries
10:15 Nicola Rennie
10:45 Break
11:15 Myles Mitchell
11:45 Matt Thomas
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Welcome from CUSP London
13:30 Charlie Gao
14:00 Michael Hogers
14:30 Break
15:00 Matthew Lam & Matthew Law
15:30 Hannah Frick
16:00 Closing remarks
16:15 Finish
Download conference program (PDF)



  • Andrie de Vries headshot Andrie is Director of Product Strategy at Posit (formerly RStudio) where he works on the Posit commercial products. He started using R in 2009 for market research statistics, and later joined Revolution Analytics and then Microsoft, where he helped customers implement advanced analytics and machine learning workflows. To keep healthy, he practices yoga and does some recreational running and canoeing.
    Andrie de Vries
    Lessons learnt from Product Management, applied to Data Science
  • Hannah Frick headshot
    Hannah Frick
    Survival analysis is coming to tidymodels!
  • Charlie Gao headshot
    Charlie Gao
    ‘mirai’ for Shiny and Plumber Applications
  • Michael Hodgers headshot
    Michael Hogers
    Modular Shiny(Proxy) - a SaaS setup
  • Matthew Lam headshot
    Matthew Lam
    How Mott MacDonald unlocks the power of geospatial data with R*
  • Matthew Law headshot
    Matthew Law
    How Mott MacDonald unlocks the power of geospatial data with R*
  • Myles Mitchell headshot
    Myles Mitchell
    Using R to teach R
  • Nicola Rennie headshot Nicola Rennie is a Lecturer in Health Data Science based within the Centre for Health Informatics, Computing, and Statistics at Lancaster University. She is particularly interested in creating interactive, reproducible teaching materials, and communicating data through effective visualisation. Nicola also collaborates with the NHS on analytical and software engineering projects, maintains several R packages, and organises R-Ladies Lancaster.
    Nicola Rennie
    Typst or LaTeX? Styling PDF documents with Quarto extensions
  • Matt Thomas headshot Dr Matt Thomas is Head of Strategic Insight & Foresight at the British Red Cross. His team conducts research and analysis to understand where, how and who might be vulnerable to various emergencies and crises within the UK.
    Matt Thomas
    Where data meets disaster: A journey through the British Red Cross’s 'humaniverse'
  • * Joint talk from Matthew Lam and Matthew Law


Photo of Clarissa Barrat
Clarissa Barratt
Photo of Colin Gillespie
Colin Gillespie
Photo of Danielle Collins
Danielle Collins
Photo of Tim Brock
Tim Brock


King’s Bush House buildings provide a home for many of their academic departments, as well as state-of-the-art learning and social spaces and enhanced student facilities. These buildings include lecture theatres, teaching rooms, a 395-seat auditorium, and The Exchange, an open, collaborative space designed for events and exhibitions.

Photograph of Bush House

Bush House is a Grade II listed building at the southern end of Kingsway between Aldwych and the Strand. Located around a 10 minute walk from Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and many other London landmarks, there are plenty of transport options for you to choose from!



Code of Conduct

SatRdays will follow the code of conduct as laid out by the R Consortium.