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Excitement is building as we approach ShinyConf 2024, organized by Appsilon. We are thrilled to announce the Call for Speakers. This is a unique opportunity for experts, industry leaders, and enthusiasts to disseminate their knowledge, insights, and expertise to a diverse and engaged audience.

Why Speak at ShinyConf?

Becoming a speaker at ShinyConf is not just about sharing your expertise; it’s about enriching the community, networking with peers, and contributing to the growth and innovation in your field. It’s an experience that extends beyond the conference, fostering a sense of camaraderie and collaboration among professionals.

Conference Tracks

ShinyConf 2024 features several tracks, each tailored to different aspects of our industry. Our track chairs, experts in their respective fields, will guide these sessions.

  • Shiny Innovation Hub – Led by Jakub Nowicki, Lab Lead at Appsilon, this track focuses on the latest developments and creative applications within the R Shiny framework. We’re looking for talks on advanced Shiny programming techniques, case studies, and how Shiny drives data communication advancements​.


  • Shiny in Enterprise – Chaired by Maria Grycuk, Senior Delivery Manager at Appsilon. This track delves into R Shiny’s role in shaping business outcomes, including case studies, benefits and challenges in enterprise environments, and integration strategies​.

Explore Shiny in Enterprise with Maria Grycuk

  • Shiny in Life Sciences – Guided by Eric Nantz, a Statistician/Developer/Podcaster. This track focuses on R Shiny’s application in data science and life sciences, including interactive visualization, drug discovery, and clinical research​​.

Explore Shiny in Life Sciences with Eric Nantz

  • Shiny for Good – Overseen by Jon Harmon, Data Science Leader and Expert R Programmer. This track highlights R Shiny’s impact on social good, community initiatives, and strategies for engaging diverse communities​.

Explore Shiny for Good with Jon Harmon

Submission Guidelines

  • Topics of Interest: Tailored to each track, ranging from advanced programming techniques to real-world applications in life sciences, social good and enterprise.
  • Submission Types:
    • Talks (20 min)
    • Shiny app showcases (5 min)
    • Tutorials (40 min)
  • Who Can Apply: Open to both seasoned and new speakers. Unsure about your idea Submit it anyway!

Looking for inspiration? Check out these sessions from ShinyConf 2023.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: February 4
  • Speaker Selection Notification: March 1
  • Event Dates: April 17-19, all virtual

How to Apply

Submit your proposal on the Shiny Conf website: https://www.shinyconf.com/call-for-speakers


Join us at the Shiny Conf as a speaker and shine! We look forward to receiving your submissions and creating an inspiring and educational event together.

Follow us on social media (LinkedIn and Twitter) for updates. Registration opens this month! Contact us at shinyconf@appsilon.com for any queries.

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Excitement Surrounding ShinyConf 2024 and Future Implications

The forthcoming ShinyConf 2024 organized by Appsilon offers industry experts and enthusiasts a chance to engage with a diverse audience. In addition to sharing individual expertise, the conference aims to foster networking, camaraderie, and collaboration, thereby enriching the community of professionals.

Long Term Implications

Fostering a platform such as ShinyConf has long-standing implications. Besides enabling an exchange of knowledge and ideas, it also potentially nudges innovation in various industry areas. Such practices could encourage adoption of advanced Shiny programming techniques, case studies, and data communication advancements in general.

Significantly, the versatile application areas of R Shiny being explored at the conference in tracks like ‘Shiny in Enterprise’, ‘Shiny in Life Sciences’ and ‘Shiny for Good’, indicate the wide scope of this technology’s impact. Business outcomes, drug discovery, clinical research, community initiatives – each of these fields could integrate R Shiny-based techniques for improved outputs.

Further, applications presented at ‘Shiny Innovation Hub’ could serve as inspiration and guide for new developmental strides. Progressive developments in life sciences or the business domain triggered by innovative talks could result in therapeutic advancements, better market responses, etc.

Possible Future Developments

Given the track record of past conferences and the promising plans for ShinyConf 2024, it can be inferred that such gatherings can particularly contribute to significant future advancements. These developments could take the form of agile strategies for integration in enterprise environments or pinpoint techniques for interactive visualization in life sciences.

Social good initiatives driven by technology like R Shiny might present data-backed solutions to pertinent societal issues. The cumulative knowledge gained at ShinyConf could power future projects for the welfare of diverse communities.

Actionable Advice

Be it seasoned professionals or emerging entertainers in the field, everyone should consider participating as a speaker at ShinyConf 2024. Even if you’re unsure about your idea, submitting it might lead to constructive feedback or potential development opportunities.

In lieu with the intended spirit of collaboration and networking, participants can also look to engage actively with peers. Instead of just focusing on individual talk or presentation, attending others’ could help gain fresh insights and make invaluable contacts.

Keep a keen eye out for registration updates and deadlines to ensure you don’t miss out on this opportunity. Lastly, follow updates from past conferences to contemplate the kind of content and engagement ShinyConf fosters.

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