rOpenSci | Social Coworking and Office Hours - Dates, Times and Timezones in R
March 5, 2024

Social Coworking and Office Hours - Dates, Times and Timezones in R

online, 🌐 • With Steffi LaZerte, Alex Koiter.

📝 Collaborative notes

Join us for 2 hours Tuesday March 05, 09:00 Australian Western (01:00 UTC) for Social Coworking + Office Hours

This month we’re focusing on the theme Dates, Times and Timezones in R with community host Steffi LaZerte, rOpenSci’s community assistant who deals with timezones way too often for comfort!

Come for the full 2 hrs or only as long as you need!


  • Explore resources for working with dates, times, and timezones in R
  • Work on a project dealing with dates and times
  • Cowork independently on work related to R
    • Plan out that package you’ve always wanted to create
    • Work on packages that tend to be neglected
    • What ever you need to get done!


  • Meet community host, Steffi LaZerte, and discuss common problems with timezones.
  • Meet other R users and rOpenSci staff in Zoom
  • Get answers to your questions
    • Ask your hosts
    • Ask your fellow coworkers
    • Discuss your work, best practices, or get advice and resources
  • Answer other coworkers’ questions!

We host Social Coworking + Office Hours on the first Tuesday of each month, alternating among timezones to accommodate different parts of the world.

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