Lightning talks are scheduled!
Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 23rd at 6:30 pm at GWU's Eliott School of International Affairs on E St (not Funger Hall). Here are the confirmed talks - more to be added soon.
Harlan Harris - VennEuler.jl (Julia)
Aaron Schumacher - JSON/Stat (R)
Isaac Slavitt - Modeling with scikit-learn (Python)
Max Richman - Survey Weights (R)
Lee De Cola - R Spatial Bestiary (R)
Ken Wilkins - Implicit assumptions when handling missing data in typical (or more state-of-the-art) methods (R)
John Tillinghast - STAN and rstan (R)
Harlan is Director of Data Science at The Education Advisory Board and President of Data Community DC.
Isaac is a co-founder of DrivenData, a platform to host data science competitions for social good. He recently completed his master's in Computational Science and Engineering at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and has a BS in Operations Research from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Originally from Boston, he works as an operations research analyst in DC.
Aaron is a data scientist and educator. He enjoys Emacs, Python, R, breakdancing, and Hack and Tell.
Max Richman is the chief data scientist at GeoPoll, a global mobile phone survey platform, and co-founder of the DataKind DC chapter, a volunteer group that connects data scientists with social sector organizations.
Ken is Mathematical Statistician at NIH, R user since 1999 practicing biostatistics in clinical research for the public, private and non-profit sectors over the past decade. http://www.twitter.com/Kenneth_Wilkins