Getting Started with Python and Data Science - Day 1

9:00am-4:00 pm

PSTC Seminar Room, Mencoff Hall 205

Guixing Wei, Senior GIS and Spatial Analyst, S4 Zhenchao Qian, Professor of Sociology & Associate Director, PSTC

PSTC is hosting a Getting Started with Python and Data Science workshop. This is an introductory two-day workshop that aims to provide participants with an immersive practice on Python and data analytics. The workshop is designed primarily for Python beginners, and no prior programming experience is required. After this workshop, the participants will be prepared to understand the basics of Python, install and use Python packages, develop Python scripts and manipulate and analyze data using computing packages (e.g., NumPy, Pandas). In addition, participants will become familiar with Python working environment, Anaconda and Jupyter Notebook. 

This workshop is open to students, postdocs, faculty and other researchers with a Brown University affiliation. 

When: Wed - Thu, January 15-16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Where: Seminar Room (the 2nd floor of PSTC), 68 Waterman St, Providence, RI, 02912. Get directions with Google Maps.

Survey: Pre-workshop survey 

Registration: Eventbrite 

Requirements: Please complete the pre-workshop survey before attending. Participants must bring a laptop with a Windows or Mac operating system that they have administrator permission on.

Contact: Please email [email protected]  or Zhenchao Qian with questions about the content or logistics..