Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Pi Day + The Growth of R in the Actuarial Profession

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0

Hi everyone!

This meeting will be at a new venue: PeopleSpace in Irvine! From now on, we will be meeting every second Thursday of the month at PeopleSpace.

Schedule
– Thursday, March 14th, 6:30-8:30pm
6:30 – Check-in and Networking
7:00 – Announcements + Pi Day Activity
7:30 – The Growth of R in the Actuarial Profession
8:30 – Meeting Adjourned

Guest Talk
– Speaker: Tommy Steed, FSA
– Title: The Growth of R in the Actuarial Profession
– Abstract: This presentation will begin by giving some background on the actuarial profession. The focus of this discussion will be around how the use of R has grown, and will continue to grow in the actuarial profession. I will also discuss how the actuarial profession might be a good way for some to break into the data science field.

Parking
– Parking is free and in the back of the building or on the street.

Technology
– Extension cords and outlet strips will be provided to power your devices.
– Free WiFi will also be provided, and the username/pass will be posted throughout the venue.
– Slides and a recording of the talk will be sent out and posted on our GitHub after the event.

Food & Freebies
– Healthy snacks, pie(!!!), and water will be provided.
– Free tidyverse, NASA, and Microsoft Developer Advocates stickers will also be given out.

Details

Date:
March 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/rladies-irvine/events/258783583/

Venue

PeopleSpace
1691 Kettering St
Irvine, CA 92614 US

Organizer

R-Ladies Irvine