Organized Symposia

2021 - Great R packages for Ornithologists

Organized and invited speakers for this lightning symposium at the 2021-08 Joint meeting of the American Ornithological Society and Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des ornithologistes du Canada

Symposium details

  • Steffi LaZerte - “How can ornithologists find R packages?” (GitHub | html | pdf | video)

  • Stepfanie Aguillon - “dplyr: A useful toolbox for manipulating data” (GitHub)

  • Matt Dyson - “sf, raster, and tmap: The spatial data trinity” (GitHub)

  • Mark Padgham - “osmdata: Roadless areas and avian diversity” (GitHub | video)

  • Sunny Tseng - “seewave and tuneR: Sound analysis in ornithology

  • María Juliana Benítez Saldívar - “warbler and Rraven: Bioacoustics in R

  • John Quinn - “soundecology: Using acoustic indices for landscape assessment and monitoring

  • Danielle Ethier - “naturecounts: Millions of bird occurrence records at your fingertips” (pdf)

  • Jessica Burnett - “bbsAssistant: An R package for downloading and handling data and information from the North American Breeding Bird Survey” (Contact for details)

  • Amie MacDonald - “motus: Managing motus data in R

  • Martin Beal - “track2KBA: An R package for identifying important sites for biodiversity from tracking data

  • Elena West - “MixSIAR: An R package for avian diet analysis” (pdf)

  • Evan Adams - “INLA: A way for ecologists to overcome their worst impulses

  • Luke Campillo - “pavo: Color analysis in birds

  • Philipp Boersch-Supan - “moult and moultmcmc: Inference for moult phenology models” (pdf | transcript)

  • Marc-Olivier Beausoleil - “Putting it all together: Ornithometrics — a task view for ornithology

2019 - R for Ornithologist: Perspectives from useRs to programmeRs

Organized and invited speakers for this symposium at the 2019-08 Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des ornithologistes du Canada

Symposium details

  • Steffi LaZerte - “R for Ornithologists: How R can benefit the study of Ornithology” (GitHub | html EN | pdf EN | html FR | pdf FR

  • Ken A. Otter, Steffi LaZerte & Isobel Hartley - “The blessing and curse of automated data collection: R and dealing with big data in a modern age

  • Denis LePage, Steffi LaZerte & Danielle Ethier - “naturecounts: a new R package to access standardized data on bird populations” (pdf FR)

  • Adam C. Smith & Brandon P.M. Edwards - “Super-computing with R: Harnessing the power of the cloud to analyze big-bird-data, or just run your simulations, models, and cross-validations faster

  • Brandon P.M. Edwards, Adam C. Smith, Marie-Anne R. Hudson, Charles M. Francis, Keith L. Pardieck, David J. Ziolkowski Jr. - “bbsBayes: An R package for hierarchical Bayesian modelling of Breeding Bird Survey data

  • Eliza M. Grames, Andrew N. Stillman, Carolyn V. Mills, Morgan W. Tingley, Chris S. Elphick - “Conducting partially automated systematic reviews with the litsearchr package in R” (pdf EN/FR)

  • Darren S. Proppe - “Using R in the undergraduate biology classroom: Hurdles, hints, and aha moments


2022-04 - rOpenSci (GitHub)

2021-11 UofM - rOpenSci (GitHub)

  • 2021-11_UofM_rOpenSci (Rmd | html)

2021-10 Edmonton R user group - rOpenSci (GitHub)

  • Edmonton_R_user_rOpenSci (Rmd | html)

2021-08 AOS|SOC - R Symposium (GitHub)

  • AOS_SCO_2021_LaZerte (Rmd | html | video | pdf)
  • ElenaWest_LightningTalk_MixSIAR (pdf)
  • naturecounts_AOS_SCO Aug 2021 Final ENG-FR (pdf)
  • supplemental (Rmd | pdf)

2021-08 ESA rOpenSci (GitHub)

  • 2021-08_ESA_rOpenSci (Rmd | html | pdf)
  • 2021-08_ESA_rOpenSci_handout (Rmd | pdf)

2021-04 rOpenSci - Community (GitHub)

  • 2021-04_rOpenSci_community (Rmd | html)

2019-11 rOpenSci - Testing (GitHub)

2019-08 SOC - R Symposium (GitHub)

  • Grames_SCO-SOC_slides (pdf)
  • LaZerte_SCO_SOC_2019_en (Rmd | html | pdf)
  • LaZerte_SCO_SOC_2019_fr (Rmd | html | pdf)
  • SCO_2019_naturecounts_R_Ethier_Final (pdf)

2019-05 CRSC - naturecounts (GitHub)

  • LaZerte_CRSC_naturecounts_2019 (Rmd | html | pdf)

2018-08 ISBE (GitHub)

2018-07 Ag Canada - weathercan (GitHub)

  • LaZerte_AGCAN_2018_weathercan (Rmd | html | pdf)

2017-09 PCAG - weathercan (GitHub)

  • LaZerte_PCAG_2017_weathercan (Rmd | html | pdf)
  • LaZerte_PCAG_2017_weathercan_extra (Rmd | html | pdf)