Becoming a Data Scientist: A Python Coding and Machine Learning Workshop
Data Science has been one of the most in demand jobs for the past few years. Data Science skills have become a critical asset in any career, business, or academic program.
This workshop will introduce you to skills, tools, and education that will help kick-start your data science journey. In addition, it will provide you with a curated guide to resources in the city that can help you connect with other data scientists and further grow these skills.
If you are a student interested in learning a new skill, a professional interested in pursing data science, or a data enthusiast who wants to know what data science is all about, then this workshop is for you!
Over the span of two days, we will provide you with:
An overview of the programming languages used in data science
Hands-on coding exercises to learn Python programming
An introduction to machine learning techniques
A deep dive into a machine learning model with implementation in Python
Hackathon style prediction challenges with hands-on help from the instructors
Tips on data science skills and qualities needed in the job industry and how to develop them
A guide to resources and events that will help you develop your programming and machine learning skills
The target audience for this event: anyone interested in learning about data science
The workshop spans over 2 days. Day one ends at 5pm and day 2 resumes on Sunday at 10am. The ticket includes access to both days.
Please bring your laptop for the hands-on coding sessions.
No programming background is required for this workshop.
Lunch will be provided on both days.
Some of the proceeds from this event will sponsor our upcoming high school coding workshops.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (905)616-4836
Date & Location
Date: Sat-Sun, March 9-10 2019
Location: DMZ Sandbox