The first French R useR conference will be held in Bordeaux on July 2-3. The Rencontres R are conceived as a place to present and share ideas on using the R statistical software. This meeting is designed to be a nationwide event where various topics belong, such as graphical tools, applied statistics, biostatistics, bayesian statistics, bioinformatics, data analysis, modeling, machine learning, high performance computing, ... The Rencontres R will contain guest lectures, 20min regular talks, Lightning Talks and posters.
Submissions are still open (until March, the 30th). More information on the conference website: http://r2012.bordeaux.inria.fr