Conference Report of Why R? Turkey 2021

Cavus M., Aydin O., Evkaya O., ÖZDEMİR O., Bezer D., Dar U.

R JOURNAL, vol.13, no.1, pp.648-653, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Journal Name: R JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier
  • Page Numbers: pp.648-653
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The Why R? Turkey 2021 as a three-day online conference was organized to bring together researchers and professionals from Turkey on April 16-17-18, 2021. We hereby aimed to promote the R community in Turkey by bringing R users with different backgrounds such as genetics, sociology, finance, economy, bio-statistics. There were 8 thematic sessions and 18 invited speakers. In this article, it is aimed to describe the preparation phase, technical details, and the impact of the conference on audience.