Northwestern University

Apr
30
Mon 6:30 PM

Data Science Nights @ Northwestern - April Meeting

Data Science Nights

When: Monday, April 30, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: Chambers Hall, Lower Level, 600 Foster St, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Thomas Stoeger  

Group: Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)

Category: Academic

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Description:

APRIL MEETING: Monday, April 30, 2018 at 6:30pm in Chambers Hall, Evanston

DATA SCIENCE NIGHTS are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by fellows and scholars from the Northwestern Data Science Initiative. Each night will feature one hour of structured programming followed by a hacking night with data science project or learning groups of your choice.

Aspiring, beginning, and advanced data scientists are welcome!

For more info: data-science-nights.org

Agenda:
6:15 - 6:30: Socializing and Refreshments
6:30 - 6:40: Welcome and Announcements
6:40 - 7:05: Kat Albrecht of Amaral Lab and NICO:
“Fundamental Data Science to Investigate Social Problems”
7:05 - 7:15: Coordination of Breakout Groups
7:15: Breakout Groups, including:
- Getting started @ Data Science Nights
- Learning group on "Deep Learning"
- Project group on "City of Chicago salaries"
- Guided single-evening tutorial based on Kat's lecture
- Guided single-evening projects (e.g.: on bioinformatics or machine-learning)
- "Bring your own project" and more!

Supporting Groups:

This event is supported by the Northwestern Institute for Complex Systems, the Northwestern Data Science Initiative, and the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum.

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