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RUG-PH’s 8th anniversaRy!

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Programme

6:00pm Welcome remarks and history of the RUG-PH
– Michelle Alarcon, Organizer

6:10-7pm Keynote on use of R at national level
– Dr. Peter Cayton, UP School of Statistics, and RUG-PH member of the year 2020
– Title: “COVID-19 Forecasting at the National and Local Levels using R”
The talk will focus on the forecasting COVID-19 cases and transmission numbers using EpiNow2 in R. It will be a discussion on the methods involved and the story of collaboration behind the project. We will also present latest results about the trends of COVID-19 at the national and regional level. The Australian Government, through the Australian Embassy in the Philippines and the Australia Awards and Alumni Engagement Program – Philippines (AAAEP-P), supported this venture through its Alumni Grants Scheme initiative.
– Q&A

7-7:45pm Games with prizes from R sponsoRs!
– organized by Joe and Bash

7:45-8pm What’s next for RUG-PH? New initiatives

Details

Date:
August 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/R-User-Group-Philippines/events/dnmkdsycclbxb/

Organizer

R User Group – Philippines
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/R-User-Group-Philippines/

Venue

Online event