These are the local friends of CapeR (and perhaps some useful contacts/resources for you)
SEEC – Centre for Statistics in Ecology, the Environment and Conservation
SEEC is an inter-departmental grouping based at the University of Cape Town, working on statistics in ecology, the environment and conservation. They often use R and have a lot of great meetings and workshops, including a regular monthly work in progress meeting.
Talarify – Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Training
This is just one of our friends (and co-founders). The do training and capacity building for researchers/companies looking to develop next gen sequencing analysis abilities.
CUB – Cape Unseminars in Bioinformatics
We also know these people. They use R too.
R Consortium are the new (2016 on) sponsor of the Cape R Users Group. Go like them….