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PyLadies + Women in Big Data Python Tutorial: Visualizing Geographic Data

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University of Southern California Popovich Hall (JKP) 110

611 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90007 · Los Angeles, ca

How to find us

Please set your GPS to 620 West McCarthy Way Los Angeles, CA 90007 to park at McCarthy Way Parking Structure (PSX)

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Details

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER ON THIS EVENT PAGE. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT ON THE WOMEN IN BIG DATA EVENT PAGE HERE: http://meetu.ps/e/FjCRd/1C6gV/f

Join PyLadies and Women in Big Data for a hands-on tutorial on creating compelling and interactive visualizations of geographic data in Python. PyLadies organizer Sylvia Tran will lead an interactive coding workshop with Folium and Bokeh, two popular visualization libraries.

All people and levels are welcome! Please note all attendees should abide by the PyLadies Code of Conduct (http://www.ladynerds.org/code_of_conduct/)

Please bring a fully charged laptop if you have one. You can get a head start by downloading the dataset we will be working with, here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vijyl9yx0870ajm/metadata.csv?dl=0

Schedule:

6:00 P.M.: Check in and mingle

6:30 P.M.: Tutorial

7:30 P.M.: Networking

7:45 P.M.: Session Ends (USC parking closes at 8pm)

Some resources to get you started:

https://bokeh.pydata.org/en/latest/

http://folium.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

About the speaker:

Sylvia Tran is a Data Scientist at OpenDrives. She was previously a TA and graduate of General Assembly's Data Science Immersive program. Sylvia was formerly a Director at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, and has 10 years of experience in business risk analysis, and financing mergers & acquisitions. She holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from UCLA.

Logistics
Parking: Please join us at the University of Southern California by navigating to our McCarthy Way parking structure at the intersection of McCarthy Way and Figueroa St. in Los Angeles, CA. (Please see attached USC campus map for parking and venue location)

There is a parking charge of $12 that you can pay at the gate and we encourage you to arrive early if you would like to dine at local eateries across the street at the intersection of Figueroa and Jefferson or Figueroa and Exposition.

Location: We encourage you to use Google Maps to find Popovich Hall #110 or you can use the USC Interactive Campus Map (https://web-app.usc.edu/maps/) to navigate by foot to our location at the Pardee Way entrance. There will be no food/drink (except water) available or allowed in this training space due to campus regulation.