Roger Bivand is a professor at the Norwegian School of Economics. His specialties are Geographical Information Analysis, Statistical programming and Spatial econometrics. Roger is author of numerous R packages (rgdal, sp, maptools, rgrass7) and the main author of the Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R book.
R Spatial is a lively community of people using R for analyzing spatial data. The panel will address where the community is and where it is going, and discuss the role that OSGeo libraries, used by several R packages, currently have, may have, or shouldn't have.