Data mini-conf on International Women's Day

Related event: IWD - Data mini-Conference (Sat 12 Mar 2016)

Thanks to everyone who came to the event today, to all our speakers (Ana, Matina, Egle, Mick, and Aoife), our mentors (Naoimi, Triona, Geraldine, and Kevin), our wonderful sponsors, Zalando (Lunch), Nitro (Tea/Coffee Breaks), Dogpatch Labs (hosting) and Silicon Republic (media partner).

A big shoutout to the following partnered groups also Dublin R User Group, Women in R Taskforce, Women Who Code Dublin, Dublin Data Science for Beginners.

And one awesome high five to Mick Cooney for running an adhoc R demo session this afternoon and a follow-up Q&A session in the Breakout Area.

Here's some shots I took today, please feel free to share with us, and we also have a Flickr group.

I've also storified the tweets from the day, did I miss out on others? Let me know.

Slides (Will update when I get them from speakers)

Upcoming events

Coding Grace events

  • Parent & Daughter Coding Session @ Riot Games

    • Sun Mar 13 (10:30 - 13:45)
  • Augmented Reality & Animation @ Dogpatch Labs [Sat Apr 2]

    • Intermediate workshop mentored by Pete McNally (Havok) and Sam Muscroft (Daqri).
    • Details coming soon - @CodingGrace

Female-friendly events

Coming Soon: Unity3D, Python, Make a Game in F#, Elm. Maybe R as people were asking after the event today.

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