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Introductory Workshop

Intro to Data Science

Tuesday July 3rd, 2018

6:30 - 8:00 PM

460 King St. West

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$20.00

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Looking to tackle big data challenges? Experience what learning Data Science at BrainStation is all about. Both our Full-time and Part-time Data Science courses are effective mediums for achieving your digital goals, as the programs are hands-on, project-based and led by active industry experts.

If you’re curious to dive deeper into Data Science, this 90 minute workshop is an excellent precursor to our Full-time and Part-time offerings while providing a sense of the BrainStation learning experience. You'll have a chance to explore our learning model, custom portal and chat with Learning Advisors.

This workshop will provide you with a fundamental understanding of what Data Science consists of. You'll familiarize yourself with various tools that Data Scientists use on a daily basis, as well as gain insight towards emerging practices in the field. We'll break down the significance of the field and explain how it differentiates itself from other Data practices. 

The workshop will close with a hands-on exercise allowing you to apply and contextualize some of the practices and tools used to draw insights from data. 

*Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.

*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Speakers

Michael Grad

Michael Grad

Lead Data Science Instructor

Michael has been teaching the part time data science course at Brainstation since the beginning of 2018. He has a PhD in mechanical engineering and is a data scientist in the financial services industry in Toronto. He currently works at Capital One Canada, implementing strategies to defend against credit card fraud. He previously held data-related positions at large Canadian banks and smaller consultancies, optimizing marketing campaigns and real estate valuation. Michael has recently taken to building bots to automate interactions on GitHub, and more broadly believes that automation will create more opportunities than it destroys. Stop by and ask Michael about his experience in data science!

Topics of Discussion

  • The significance of Data Science
  • Data Science's large-scale applications
  • Emerging tools and practices in the industry
  • How to understand the big data problem
  • Importance of data structures and data models

What You'll Get

Insights from industry experts

Snacks & refreshments at our campus

Networking opportunity with like-minded professionals

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Toronto Campus

460 King St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K7

Toronto

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Tuesday July 3rd, 2018

6:30 - 8:00 PM

460 King St. West

Details

$20.00

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