Building Communities Together at ozunconf, 2017

Author: Nick Tierney

Just last week we organised the 2nd rOpenSci ozunconference, the sibling rOpenSci unconference, held in Australia. Last year it was held in Brisbane, this time around, the ozunconf was hosted in Melbourne, from October 27-27, 2017. We brought together 45 R-software users and developers, scientists, and open data enthusiasts from academia, industry, government, and non-profits.

We brought together awesome individuals travelling from 6 cities around Australia, 2 cities in New Zealand, and one city in the USA. Before the ozunconf we discussed and dreamt up projects to work on for a few days, then met up and brought about a bakers dozen of them into reality.

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