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Workshop: Intro to Data Visualization Using D3.js with Mollie Pettit

August 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

NOTE: Please sign-in at the registration area at the entrance. Thank you!  

This free workshop will be limited to 30 people. 

This workshop will provide a beginner-friendly introduction to D3.js., a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data using HTML, SVG, and CSS. D3’s emphasis on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework, combining powerful visualization components and a data-driven approach to DOM manipulation.

What to Know and Bring 
Bring a laptop with charger. You should have some familiarity with: 

* CSS 
* Javascript

A++ if you have experience with Web Dev, Design, Data Analysis and GitHub

About the Speaker

Mollie is a full-time Data Scientist at Datascope Analytics working on projects involving interactive data visualizations, exploratory data analysis, optimization, corporate data exploration tool creation, course development, and ideation workshops. Before transitioning into data science, Mollie worked as a petrophysicist in Abu Dhabi and as a scientific researcher at Stanford University (where she co-authored scientific papers on water driven slope instability and coastal erosion). Mollie has BS degrees in mathematics and geology from WVU and a MS in geology from Stanford University.

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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.

Brought to you 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.

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August 16, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Metis Chicago
1033 West Van Buren St, 3rd Floor
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