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Data Science Nights

Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by fellows and scholars from the Northwestern Data Science Initiative. Each night will feature one hour of structured programming followed by a hacking night with data science project or learning groups of your choice.

Upcoming Meetings

Data Science Nights - June Meeting

June 25, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The June meeting will feature a talk by Caroline Groth, a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine: "Bayesian Measurement Error and Bayesian Information Missingness Methods".

Data Science Nights - July Meeting

July 30, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The agenda for this event is being finalized and will be published in July.

Data Science Nights - August Meeting

August 27, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The agenda for this event is being finalized and will be published in August.

Past Meetings

Data Science Nights - May Meeting

May 21, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The May meeting featured a talk by Pantelis Loupos (PhD candidate at the Kellogg School of Management) on “100 million Venmo transactions: The Power of Social Networks in Predicting Non-Contractual Customer Behavior”.

Data Science Nights - April Meeting

April 30, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The April meeting featured a talk by Kat Albrecht (PhD student in the Amaral Lab and NICO) on “Fundamental Data Science to Investigate Social Problems”.

Data Science Nights - February Meeting

February 26, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The February meeting had a distinct format compared to previous meetings, with a stronger focus on the breakout sessions. These included: multi-week learning groups, single-evening tutorials, multi-week projects, single-evening projects according to preference of attendees, and the ability to bring your own project or have a code-clinic.

Data Science Nights - January Meeting

January 22, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The January meeting featured a talk by Joe Germuska of the Northwestern University Knight Lab: "Data Journalism: Big and Small".

Data Science Nights - KICKOFF MEETING

November 6, 2017
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The first Data Science Night featured a talk by Adam Miller (LSSTC Data Science Fellow): "Scikit-learn Soup to Nuts: Developing a Machine-Learning Workflow"
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