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Demystifying Data Science Conference - Day 1 (07/24)

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San Francisco

San Francisco · Califronia, CA

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NOTE: Please register via the link below. Thank you!

Are you data curious? An aspiring data scientist?

Join Day 1 of Demystifying Data Science, a FREE, Live Online conference by Metis. On July 24 from 7am-2pm PT, watch as 14 speakers demystify data science and discuss the training, tools, and career path to the best job in the United States. Join as many talks as you would like!

The full conference will be held July 24-25, 2018 from 7am-2pm PT and you can attend both days. A total of 28 interactive data science talks from industry-leading speakers will be featured over two intensive days. Register here:

The lineup industry-leading speakers include:

Lillian Pierson - CEO, Data-Mania LLC and author of Data Science for Dummies (keynote speaker for Day 1)

Mico Yuk - CEO of BI Brainz and author of Data Visualization for Dummies

Jake VanderPlas - Director of Open Software at the University of Washington’s eScience Institute

Bob Hayes - President of Business Over Broadway

And more!

Participants who register for the event before June 29 have the chance to win a free spot in Metis’ “Live Online Beginner Python & Math for Data Science” course. Registrants also receive post-conference access to presentations.

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Debbie Berebichez will host day 1 of the conference. Debbie is the Chief Data Scientist at Metis and uses her "physics glasses" to solve challenging real-world problems and promote critical thinking. Deborah Berebichez is a physicist, data scientist and TV host. She has expertise in scientific research and advanced analysis and she has helped automate decision-making and uncover patterns in large amounts of data. Deborah has a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford and completed two postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia University's Applied Math and Physics Department and at NYU's Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences. She is a frequent mentor of young women in STEM.

Go here to sign up for the free conference:

About Metis

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Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

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