We are very excited to announce that the NHS-R Community will be hosting its annual conference, including pre-conference online talks, online workshops and the main conference, during October 2023. The main conference will be a hybrid event enabling both delegates and speakers to attend in person at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham UK or online via Zoom link.
The main conference will take place over the following dates and times:
Please may we kindly ask that you register to attend each day of the conference separately.
The aim of the NHS-R Community is to promote the use of R (+ other open source solutions) to the health and care sector.
We are currently in the process of confirming the conference schedule – watch this space for updates!
|Time||Speaker||Presentation Type||Presentation Title|
|09:25||Chris Beeley||Welcome Speech||Welcome!|
|09:30||Brian Tarran||Keynote Talk||Forging community links: NHS-R, the Royal Statistical Society and Real World Data Science|
|10:00||Dan Schofield / Zoe Hancox||Lightning Talk||Using Hypergraphs to model multimorbidity|
|10:10||Richard Wood||Lightning Talk||Near real-time prediction of hospital performance metrics using scalable random forest algorithm|
|10:20||Divya Balasubramanian||Lightning Talk||Forecasting emergency department admissions for operational decision support in the NHS|
|10:30||Daniel Weiand||Plenary Talk||Predicting Antimicrobial Resistance Rates using R and Sharing the Results in the form of Parameterised Reports produced using Quarto|
|10:50||Ferran Espuny-Pujol||Lightning Talk||Survival hazard estimation using B-splines: R package development and learning sharing|
|11:25||Robin Lovelace||Keynote Talk||Data Science for Active Travel Planning: streets, schemes and networks|
|11:55||Steve Parratt||Lightning Talk||Linking hospitalisation and climate data to explore the health impacts of heat waves|
|12:05||Martina Fonseca||Lightning Talk||Portable and interactive geographic mappings with Leaflet – supporting rapid stakeholder requests|
|12:15||Paul Carroll||Lightning Talk||A Geospatial App for the NHS|
|12:25||Neha Sehgal||Plenary Talk||Population and Person Insights|
|12:45||Helen Young||Lightning Talk||Discrete Event Simulation as a right-sizing tool for daycase unit design|
|12:55||Andy Poole||Plenary Talk||Urgent Care Transformation – How to develop and evaluate what if scenario’s collaboratively and openly|
|14:15||To Be Confirmed||Plenary Talk||To Be Confirmed|
|14:35||Peter Inglesby||Plenary Talk||Introducing ehrQL: a new query language for EHR data|
|14:55||To Be Confirmed||Lightning Talk||To Be Confirmed|
|15:05||Steve Piper||Lightning Talk||Using R to automate the generation of performance matrixes from Fingertips|
|15:15||Richard Wilson||Lightning Talk||Generating outcome framework slide packs for ICS|
|15:50||To Be Confirmed||Lightning Talk||To Be Confirmed|
|16:00||Nicola Farthing||Lightning Talk||R dashboard design for a varied customer base|
|16:10||Jacqueline Grout||Lightning Talk||Getting started with collaboration on GitHub: Crunching webinar attendance data with R and Shiny|
|16:20||To Be Confirmed||Lightning Talk||To Be Confirmed|
|16:30||Neil Bray||Lightning Talk||Strategies to reduce cognitive load when coding|
|16:40||To Be Confirmed||Lightning Talk||To be Confirmed|
|16:50||Chris Beeley||Thank You and Short Closing Speech||Thank you!|
|17:00||End of Conference|
|17:45||Chris Beeley||Networking Session||‘Speed Dating’ Inspired Networking Session|
|18:45||End of Post-conference Activity|
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Additional Conference Related Activities
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I am a writer and editor with 20 years of experience covering the research and data space. I have worked for the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) for the past 8 years, and was editor of Significance Magazine (a joint publication of the RSS, the American Statistical Association and the Statistical Society of Australia) prior to the launch of Real World Data Science. I am a former editor of Research-Live.com and was launch editor of Impact magazine, both published by the Market Research Society.
Robin Lovelace is Associate Professor of Transport Data Science at the Leeds Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) and Head of Data and Digital at the government agency Active Travel England. Robin specializes in data science and geocomputation, with a focus on developing geographic methods applied to modeling transport systems, active travel, and decarbonisation. Robin has experience not only researching but deploying transport models in inform sustainable policies and more effective use of transport investment, including as Lead Developer of the Propensity to
Cycle Tool (see www.pct.bike), the basis of strategic cycle network plans nationwide. Robin has led numerous data science projects for organizations ranging from the Department for Transport to the World Bank.
Robin is author of popular open source software packages including R packages stplanr, and stats19. He has authored three reproducible and open source textbooks, Microsimulation with R, Efficient R Programming, and Geocomputation with R.
October 17, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In-person, Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7QU
Only authorised members can sign up to this event, please log in first to register.