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Budapest BI meetup night - Data visualization in R

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Arató B. and Gergely D.


The Budapest BI Forum ( will host this meetup at the usual conference venue. Join us and listen to data talks, meet the conference speakers and attendees, and enjoy a beer!


• Behind the scenes of Bud Flights
In this talk the Quanopt ( team will present their solution to the data visualization challenge at the SatRdays conference which won the first prize (

• Fail fast -- lessons learned from my first visualization challenge
I spent my last five years doing exploratory analysis -- creating quite a lot meaningful, but terribly-looking visualizations. However, the offered data set of the satRday data visualization challenge seemed so interesting that I decided to create my own visualization to see how a complete data workflow looks like. In my talk, I will briefly summarize my approach and what mistakes I made while preparing my submission (there are a lot) and what was my conclusion after it ("Oh my, this is more difficult than I thought.").

Ágnes Salánki isa Data Analyst at Secret Sauce Partners, former PhD student at the Budapest University of Technology. Big fan of visualization and R (especially visualization in R).

• Some interesting problems encountered while using Stackoverflow

I learned about shiny a few months ago. After going through the tutorials I decided to read and answer questions on Stackoverflow to get some practice. In this talk I will present some problems and solutions I found interesting and instructive.

Dávid Gyurkó is working as a BI consultant on telco projects at United Consult, former intern at Rapporter, R enthusiast.

17:45 Doors Open
18:30 Talks begin
20:00 Meetup finishes

Also check out our other meetup events:

  • October 26 (Wed): PyData meetup ( speaking)
  • October 27 (Thu): Big Data ( and BI meetup (, Finals of the data visualisation challenge (Hungarian speaking)

This is an English speaking event. Venue and catering will be provided by the Budapest BI Forum. (

The meetup is free, no conference ticket needed to attend.

Krisztina Körút 41-43. · Budapest
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