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Livestream: Intro to Data Science Using Python with Charles Givre (7.20)

July 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

NOTE: Please sign-in at via the Livestream link below. Thank you! 

Join Metis and instructor Charles Givre for our first official in-person Meetup in DC: a free introductory tutorial on data science using Python. By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll be able to set up your own Python environments and get started with some common libraries and commands. 

This course is a primer for Charle’s six-week course – Introduction to Data Science. To enroll, please go here: 

What to Bring 

A laptop and charger (for notetaking or to run some code as we walk through the libraries).

Ideally, please have the following installed: 

– Python 2.7 or 3.5 
– Git (should be okay if you have a Mac) 
– Anaconda for Jupyter Notebooks (should take care of everything)

About the Instructor 

Charles Givre is passionate about teaching others data science and analytic skills and has taught data science classes all over the world at conferences, universities and for clients. Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Charles worked as a counterterrorism analyst at the CIA for five years. Charles Givre holds a Masters Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Brandeis University as well as a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor’s of Music, both from the University of Arizona. Charles Givre blogs at thedataist.com and tweets @cgivre.

About Metis

Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. 

Powered by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

Learn more about us at https://thisismetis.c….

Sign up for Demystifying Data Science: A Free Online Conference: 

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Metis Code of Conduct 

Metis is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof).

We do not tolerate harassment of students, staff, or visitors in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event including talks, workshops, parties, and other online media. Individuals and groups that do not abide by these rules will be asked to leave and, if necessary, prohibited from future events.

If you have any questions or you’re made to feel uncomfortable by anyone on our campus or at one of our offsite events, please let one of the staff members know right away. The matter will be taken seriously and promptly addressed.


July 20, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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