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DATA MATTERS: DATA SCIENCE SHORT COURSE SERIES


Data Matters™ is a week-long series of virtual one and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research, and government. The short course series is sponsored by the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, the National Consortium for Data Science and RENCI. Data Matters gives students the chance to learn about a wide range of topics in data science, analytics, visualization, curation, and more from expert instructors. Registration is now open; reserve your spot now!

August 8-12, 2022

Online

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Course Schedule


For more information on the series, including instructor bios and course descriptions, please visit the main Data Matters website.

BLOCK 1
August 8 - 9
Monday - Tuesday
BLOCK 2
August 10
Wednesday
BLOCK 3
August 11 - 12
Thursday - Friday
Intro to Effective Info Visualization
Maximum: 40
Eric Monson, Duke Univ.
Exploratory Data Analysis Using R Markdown
Maximum: 30
Jonathan Duggins, NC State
Deep Learning in Python
Maximum: 30
Ashok Krishnamurthy, UNC Chapel Hill
Basics of R for Data Science and Statistics
Maximum: 30
Santiago Olivella, UNC Chapel Hill
Overview of AI and Deep Learning
Maximum: 30
Ashok Krishnamurthy, UNC Chapel Hill
Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning in R
Maximum: 30
Yufeng Liu, UNC Chapel Hill
Introduction to Programming in R
Maximum: 30
Jonathan Duggins, NC State
Intermediate Python
Maximum: 30
Jason Carter, UNC Chapel Hill
Geospatial Analytics
Maximum: 30
Laura Tateosian, NC State
Intro to Programming Using Python
Maximum: 30
Jason Carter, UNC Chapel Hill
Introduction to Discrete Choice Modeling in R
Maximum: 30
Matt Bhagat-Conway, UNC Chapel Hill
Visualization for Data Science in R
Maximum: 30
Angela Zoss, Duke Univ.

Daily Schedule


Session 1: 9:30 – 10:40 a.m.
Break: 10:40 – 10:50 a.m.
Session 2: 10:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Session 3: 1:15 – 2:25 p.m.
Break: 2:25 – 2:35 p.m.
Session 4: 2:35 – 3:45 p.m.
Q&A and Feedback: 3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
 

Registration and Pricing


A few words about pricing and payment methods:

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We appreciate your understanding that we are only able to offer deeply discounted prices for current university students and employees. ***Note: Group discounts are NOT available for any pricing tier.***

University Pricing:

  • $190 for each two-day class
  • $95 for a one-day class

To register for university prices, please enroll with a .edu email address or contact us for confirmation that you qualify for this rate. To qualify for this rate, you must be a currently enrolled student, staff, or faculty member.

UNC-Chapel Hill Registrants: P-Cards can now be used for payment of your Data Matters classes.

Corporation Pricing:

  • Flat fee of $250

plus

  • $190 for each two-day class
  • $95 for a one-day class

Non-Profit or Government (Non-University) Pricing:

  • Flat fee of $200

plus

  • $190 for each two-day class
  • $95 for a one-day class
 
Note: You may only register for one course per block.
Payment must be received in order for your registration to be complete and you to attend the workshop(s).
 
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