Introduction to R workshop presented by QCBS

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This introduction to R workshop is presented by the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science (QCBS) ( is held in conjunction with the QCBS annual symposium ( held on December 11 to December[masked].

The workshop introduces users to the power of R and helps them overcome the steepest part of the R learning curve (getting started).

By the end of the workshop, all users will be able to load their data into R, produce a beautiful plot and will be completely addicted to using their new R super powers.

The workshop consists of three 2-3 hours segments: 1) why R and getting started in R 2) getting data into R 3) plotting your data using ggplot2.

The workshop focuses on hands on experience and there will be time to interact with your data with R. It is presented by the Zero to R Hero ( team.

Free for QCBS members (priority for members registered in the conference)

Non-QCBS students 50$ (priority for those registered in the conference)

Professional non-QCBS members 100$ (priority for those registered in the conference)

Please pay you fee at:

Priority will be given to QCBS members registered in the conference, then QCBS member and then Montreal R User Group members at large.

Please bring a laptop on which you have installed R ( and RStudio (

For Mac OS X Maverick, please read this. (