About Japan.R

Japan.R is an anual conference of R, a statistical softfare. In this conference, the organizers and participants of local communities of R get together. There are many local communities in Japan: Fukuoka.R, HiRosima.R (HijiyamaR), Kashiwa.R, Kobe.R, Nagoya.R, Okinawa.R, Osaka.R, SappoRo.R, Shiga.R, Tokyo.R, Tsukuba.R, Yamadai.R, Yokohama.R, Sendai.R

History of Japan.R

The 1st Japan.R was held in 2010 in the Institute of Statistical Mathematics's Tachikawa Campus. Since then, it has been the annual event for useRs in Japan and its number of participants has grown from 40 to 200: 2011 (AM, PM), 2012 (AM, PM), 2013, 2014, 2015.

Japan.R 2015 was featured in R-bloggers as The Annual Japanese R user conference "Japan.R 2015". In 2016 we had 24 speakers, followed by other successful years of Japan.R 2017, Japan.R 2018 (read summary in R-bloggers as The JapanR Conference 2018 Round-Up!) and Japan.R 2019.

You can see archived talks on our Youtube channel, Japan.R Channel.

Japan.R 2015

Share of languages participants use

Based on questionnaire in Japan.R 2015


We love the R language and commit ourselves to R communities. Please join us!
We discuss openly in a Slack channel #japan-r in r-wakalang.
Below are the organizers who are willingly listed here.

Atsushi Hayakawa

Shinichi Takayanagi

Kiyotaka Mori

Yuya Matsumura

Osamu Morimoto

Code of conduct

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Anti-harassment policy

Japan.R is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion.
We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Please contact us if you need anything.

R community code of conduct

We expect all members to follow the community code of conduct published on the R Consortium website.


Do NOT make sales on the event space.


Please contact us at @gepuro or .