IWD - Data mini-Conference

Overview: IWD - Data mini-Conference

In partnership with Dublin R User Group, Women in R Taskforce, Women Who Code Dublin and Dublin Data Science for Beginners, we are delighted to announce our Data mini-conference kindly hosted by Dogpatch Labs in celebration of International Women's Day week. There will be talks and workshops.

Organiser
Vicky Twomey-Lee
Level
Beginners
Pre-requisites
👇 See FAQ for additional info
Price
Free
Location
The Vaults, Dogpatch Labs, CHQ, IFSC, D1 Dublin, Ireland
When
Sat Mar 12, 2016 (10:00) - Sat Mar 12, 2016 (16:00)

More info IWD - Data mini-Conference

In partnership with Dublin R User Group, Women in R Taskforce, Women Who Code Dublin and Dublin Data Science for Beginners, we are delighted to announce our Data mini-conference kindly hosted by Dogpatch Labs in celebration of International Women's Day week. There will be talks and workshops.

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We are delighted to announce our Data mini-conference kindly hosted by Dogpatch Labs in celebration of International Women's Day week. There will be talks and workshops, so bring along your laptops for a date of learning and sharing.

Call for Speakers/Mentors

If you are interested in speaking, running a workshop or mentoring, please submit your interest via http://bit.ly/iwd16-cfp-data.

Sponsorship

If your company is interested in sponsoring our event to cover food and drink, drop us an email via contact@codinggrace.com.

Schedule

TimeEvents RoomFlexi Room 2Flexi Room 3
10:00 - 10:30REGISTRATION
10:30 - 10:35Welcome - Plenary
10:35 - 11:05Talk 1 - Introduction to data science by Ana Peleteiro (Zalando)Tableau Workshop (1 hour)
11:05 - 11:35Talk 2 - Data Science Challenges for Online Advertising by Matina ThomaidouTableau Workshop (contd)
11:35 - 12:00BREAKBREAKBREAK
12:00 - 12:30Talk 3 - UX for DataMining - How to turn data into insight by Egle Venclovaite (Nitro)Intro to ggplot2 Workshop (1h)
12:30 - 13:00Talk 4 - 10(ish) Useful R Packages by Mick CooneyIntro to ggplot2 Workshop (contd)
13:00 - 14:00LUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
14:00 - 14:30Talk 5 - Data Analytics & Banking by Aoife Nic AonghusaData analytics with Rapidminer Workshop (~1.5h)
14:30 - 15:00Data analytics with Rapidminer Workshop (contd)Intro to R Workshop
15:00 - 15:30BREAKBREAKBREAK
15:30 - 15:55Data analytics with Rapidminer Workshop (contd)Intro to R Workshop (contd)
15:55 - 16:00Closing
16:00Event EndsEvent Ends
The schedule is also available here - [http://lanyrd.com/2016/iwd16-coding-grace-data-mini-conference/schedule/](http://lanyrd.com/2016/iwd16-coding-grace-data-mini-conference/schedule/)

More Details to follow...

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Frequently asked questions

Additional info for this workshop

Q. What should I bring for the "Tableau" workshop?

Q. What should I bring for the "Intro to ggplot2" / R workshop?

  • Bring your laptop.
  • A working web browser, e.g. Chrome.
  • We will be working with Jupyter Notebooks - try.jupyter.org
  • Install the latest version of R - https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/
  • Install the latest version of RStudio -https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/
  • ggplot2 - Graphing package implemented on top of the R statistical package - http://ggplot2.org/

Q. What should I bring to the "RapidMiner Workshop"?

Here's some info about our awesome mentor(s).
🌈 Vicky Twomey-Lee

Pythonista, but normally found organising various tech events, and now heavily involved in diversity initiatives like Coding Grace, PyLadies Dublin, and Women in Technology and Science (WITS Ireland).

🌈 Kevin O'Brien

PhD Candidate in Statistics, who has been teaching R in the university of Limerick for 4 years. Also an organizer of the Dublin R user group ,with specific responsibility for workshops.

Q. A lot of our events are female-friendly events, we have enquiries asking if other genders are welcome as well?
YES. You are welcome. Events we run or partner in are diversity friendly. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at contact@codinggrace.com.
Refunds (Only applicable if this is a PAID event)

Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.

If there are not enough people signed up to the event, I will be in touch to refund you.

More info about our supporters
Dogpatch Labs
Dogpatch Logo (smaller)Dogpatch Labs is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship and a culture of innovation, and provides a foundation for start-ups go to grow and scale and is crucial for supporting the continued growth of early stage innovation in Ireland.
Silicon Republic
Since going online in 2001, Siliconrepublic.com has gone from being Ireland’s No 1 resource for technology news, with countless awards to its name, to one of the leading online publications in Europe with over half-a-million pageviews each month and growing. We have become the ‘go to’ destination for those seeking to be informed on all things tech and innovation in Ireland, Europe and further afield. Inspirefest 2016 is a two day international event that connects professionals interested in the future of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with new perspectives on innovation, leadership and success. Plus unique networking at our exciting Fringe Festival taking place from 30 June - 2 July, 2016. Details: [http://inspirefest.com/](inspirefest.com)
Zalando
logo_zalando_all_sRGBZalando is Europe’s leading online fashion platform, with more than 16 million customers in 15 countries. Our department has built most of our platform in-house, using open source and cutting-edge technologies such as Scala, Cassandra, Clojure, and React.js. We work in small, agile, autonomous teams and follow principles that enable us to produce the most delightful shopping experiences possible.
Nitro
nitro_logo_hi-resNitro is changing the way the world works with documents. From small businesses to large, global enterprises, Nitro gives teams of all sizes the power to create, convert, edit, sign and collaborate with ease. Nitro is committed to giving knowledge workers a smarter way to PDF while dramatically accelerating productivity, efficiency, and sustainability across the organization. Over 575,000 businesses trust Nitro every day, including over 50% of the Fortune 500. Discover how to work smarter and do more with your documents at [gonitro.com](https://www.gonitro.com/).
More about the organiser
Vicky Twomey-Lee
Pythonista, but normally found organising various tech events, and now heavily involved in diversity initiatives like Coding Grace, PyLadies Dublin, and Women in Technology and Science (WITS Ireland).
You can contact the organiser at: vicky@codinggrace.com
If you have any other general questions:
Email: contact@codinggrace.com
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