This October, Jumping Rivers will be holding our in-person Shiny in Production conference! Hosted in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, this conference will delve into the world of {shiny} and other web based R packages.

Whether you’re a seasoned {shiny} user who wants to network and share knowledge, someone who’s just getting started and wants to learn from the experts, or anybody in between, if you’re interested in {shiny}, this conference is for you.

Find us at The Catalyst, 3 Science Square, Newcastle Helix, Newcastle, NE4 5TG.


Registration is now closed. See you at the conference!

Registration timeline:

  • Early bird registration opens: NOW
  • Early bird registration ends: 31st July
  • General registration ends [EXTENDED]: 22nd September 29th CLOSED
  • Conference begins: 6th October


Shiny in Production will take place over two days, split into an afternoon of workshops and a day of conference talks. Tickets are available for either the conference only, or for the conference and one of the day one workshops.

We will also be hosting a drinks reception in the evening, which is included in the price of your ticket!

For full details of the schedule, including abstracts, download the PDF!

Download schedule (PDF)

Thursday 6th October

Day 1 will consist of an afternoon of workshops run by our very own Jumping Rivers R pros.

13:30 Workshops: Part 1
15:00 Coffee
15:30 Workshops: Part 2
17:00 Drinks reception
19:00 Reception close

Drinks Reception - Time: 17:00 - 19:00

All tickets include entry to the drinks reception on Thursday night! Sponsored by the Royal Statistical Society and hosted in the atrium of the Catalyst building, this will be a great opportunity for networking and relaxing before tomorrow’s day of talks!

Friday 7th October

Day 2 will consist of a range of talks from expert speakers across industry. The line up is below!

09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome
09:45 Colin Fay ThinkR
10:25 Caterina Constantinescu GlobalLogic
10:55 Coffee
11:25 Chris Beeley NHS
11:55 Andrew Patterson Jumping Rivers
12:25 Lunch
13:45 Nic Crane & Mark Sellors Voltron Data & RStudio/Data Orchard
14:15 Theo Roe Jumping Rivers
14:45 Coffee
15:15 Gareth Burns Exploristics
15:45 Mike Smith Pfizer
16:15 Close Esther Gillespie Jumping Rivers
16:30 Finish


Chris Beeley NHS

Next level Shiny- R, Python, and JavaScript

Gareth Burns Exploristics

Seamlessly integrating Shiny applications into KerusCloud; a cloud-based, clinical trial simulation platform

Caterina Constantinescu GlobalLogic

Journey through a landscape of options: Choosing among web app frameworks for your project

Nic Crane Voltron Data

Firing an Arrow into the internet of things: combining the power of Arrow, Raspberry Pi & Shiny *

Colin Fay ThinkR


Andrew Patterson Jumping Rivers

Dockerising a Shiny App

Theo Roe Jumping Rivers

Expect the Unexpected - {Shiny} & {htmlwidgets}

Mark Sellors RStudio/Data Orchard

Firing an Arrow into the internet of things: combining the power of Arrow, Raspberry Pi & Shiny *

Mike Smith Pfizer

Offload data manipulation from your Shiny apps and dashboards using {pins}

* Joint talk with Nic Crane and Mark Sellors


Clarissa Barratt

Tim Brock

Rhian Davies

Colin Gillespie

Helen Murray

Nicola Rennie


Code of Conduct

Shiny in Production will follow the code of conduct as laid out by the R Consortium.