Join us for the third installment of the Jumping Rivers 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.

Take a look at our YouTube channel to see what it's all about!

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

Want to support our conference? Take a look at our sponsorship options, and get in touch!


We are now accepting proposals for talks at Shiny in Production 2024. Submit your abstract (max. 250 words) using the form below by 30th June.

Submit Abstract


Buy tickets or register your interest now!

Registration timeline

  • 31st December: 7th January: Super early bird registration deadline
  • 30th June: Abstract submission deadline
  • 31st July: Early bird registration deadline
  • 25th September: General registration deadline
  • 9th October: Conference begins
Ticket type Conference only Workshop and conference
Super early bird £137 £208
Early bird £173 £277
General £231 £346


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 on the Thursday evening, which is included in the price of your ticket!

Wednesday 9th October

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

Drinks Reception - Time: 17:00 - 19:30

All tickets include entry to the drinks reception on Wednesday night. Hosted in the atrium of the Catalyst building, this will be a great opportunity for networking and relaxing before the following day of talks!

Thursday 10th October

Day 2 will consist of a range of talks from expert speakers across industry. The lineup will be announced soon.



  • Cara Thompson headshot Cara is a freelance data consultant with an academic background, specialising in dataviz and in "enhanced" reproducible outputs. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is passionate about maximising the impact of other people's expertise.
    Cara Thompson
    Workshop TBC


  • Keith Newman headshot Following a PhD in statistics at Newcastle University, Keith developed software to improve road safety modelling. He enjoys creating Shiny apps and teaching the use of R.
    Keith Newman
    Title TBC

More to be announced.


Photo of Clarissa Barrat
Clarissa Barratt
Photo of Tim Brock
Tim Brock
Photo of Colin Gillespie
Colin Gillespie
Photo of Helen Murray
Helen Murray


Situated just a short walk from the iconic St James' Park, The Catalyst is home to both the National Innovation Centre for Ageing and the National Innovation Centre for Data. It forms part of the Newcastle Helix, the state-of-the art innovation district in the centre of the city.

Photograph of the Catalyst building at night

The Catalyst is just a ten-minute walk from Newcastle Central Station, on the East Coast mainline, with regular trains to and from Edinburgh and London taking around ninety minutes and three hours, respectively.

Where to find us



Code of Conduct

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