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One Day at Bootcamp: Python, focusing on Pandas and SciKit Learn

Oct 26, 2019 · San Francisco, United States of America

NOTE: Please register via the form below by October 24th to be considered. Thank you!

Fill out the form here: https://www.thisismetis.com/events/odab-registration-sf

Back by popular demand, Metis San Francisco will be hosting “One Day at Bootcamp” to give you a chance to see what the experience is really like! You’ll receive free, interactive training in Python, focusing on Pandas and SciKit Learn from Metis Senior Data Scientist, Jonathan Balaban.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The curriculum is designed for those familiar with Python data structures, loops, functions, and other common programming requirements.

Please register via the form only if you plan to attend - seats are limited and in high demand.

Required prerequisites:

Familiarity with beginner Python

Computer with Anaconda installed


-10:00 - 10:30 - Setup and Orientation

- 10:30 - 11:00 - Intro to Machine Learning

- 11:00 - 12:00 - Intro to Pandas

- 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch*

- 1:00 - 1:20 - Intro to Regression

- 1:20 - 3:00 - Predicting House Prices with Regression

*Lunch is not provided and it is recommended to bring your lunch

After a brief introduction to the concepts of machine learning, we'll dive into a hands-on session with Pandas to wrangle data.

After lunch, we'll reconvene and focus on the basic theory of linear regression and how to apply it in a practical way. We'll use a dataset about house prices in Iowa to learn to make useful predictions.

About the Metis Instructor

Damien Martin has experience bringing esoteric subjects down to Earth. He is a Data Scientist at Stitch Fix focusing on Inventory Algorithms and a Parttime Data Science Instructor for the Corporate Training team at Metis. Previously, he was a Senior Data Scientist at Metis who helped develop and deliver curriculum to accelerate data science learning for teams. After completing a PhD in cosmology, he spent his time developing project-based learning in physics, math and computer science at small liberal arts colleges. He loves developing projects that are relevant and interesting, while still highlighting the important concepts. After leaving the classroom, Damien worked as a curriculum designer and data scientist for a recruiting startup for people looking for coding jobs.


About Metis

Metis (https://thisismetis.com/) accelerates data science learning for individuals, companies, and institutions through corporate training and accredited, immersive bootcamps.

The Metis bootcamp curriculum is designed and delivered by highly educated and industry-experienced practitioners, and all bootcamp graduates receive hands-on career support until they’re hired. Campuses are located in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle.

On the corporate side, Metis works with large organizations who want to upskill their teams in data science and analytics to gain efficiencies, remain competitive, and improve their bottom lines. Metis is proud to be backed by Kaplan, a global leader in education.


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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.

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