Budapest BI CFP – RStats

About the Conference

The Budapest BI Forum is the leading vendor-independent business intelligence and analytics conference in Hungary. Our RStats track has been running for 2 years. The list of past speakers include Romain Francois and Matt Dowle.

Talk topics

Int this track, we look for following kind of presentations:

  • Case Studies: How you solved a technical/business problem using R and the R ecosystem. The actual problem could be anything from data collection to data preparation to data visualization and machine learning,
  • Tools, Tips and Best practices:  Intros to tools/modules/packages for specific problems, how-to talks for typical data processing and analytics tasks, sharing experiences and tips on evangelizing and using R in large corporations all good fits.

Session Formats

A standard speaking slot will be 30 minutes long and a quick talk will be 15-minutes long. There are also a few slots for workshops, which would take place on the first day of the conference.

We are looking for both beginner-level or in-depth technical talks.  The preferred language of the talks is English, but we will consider a limited number of Hungarian talks as well.

Speaker benefits

If your talk gets selected for the conference schedule, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Meet the local community. As a speaker, you will have ample opportunities to meet other speakers, attendees and members of the local data community.
  • Free conference ticket. The selected speakers for full talks receive free registration to both days of the conference, and speakers giving a quick talk receive a single-day ticket. Speakers selected for workshops receive an all-inclusive pass.
  • Meals included. All conference meals included in the registration (coffee breaks, lunch, welcome reception
  • Discover Budapest. Our city is one of the most beautiful and inviting travel destination in Europe, and speaking at the Budapest BI conference will give a great chance to explore it.
  • Travel subsidy. We have a budget for helping great speakers to get to Budapest, if needed.  The travel budget will be allocated party by the merit of the talk and partly by need.

Also interested in other topics?

Here is the complete list of our CFPs: General informationPython/Pydata, Rstats, BI, dashboards and data visualization, Machine Learning

Any questions?

If you have any question, Bence Arató, the program chair of the conference is happy to help. You can contact him at or on Twitter at @bencearato.

How to apply?

By filling in the CFP Application Form. The deadline for applications is 3. September 17. September. 

We are looking forward to welcome you to Budapest!