Anna Willoughby – Plotcon 2017 – Plotly Masterclass

Post written by Anna Willoughby: Generously supported by WiMLDS, I attended the Plotly in R Workshop at PlotCon, November 18-19, 2017. Carson Sievert, the author of the plotly R package and fresh from completing his statistics PhD from Iowa State University, led the two day master-class.  The room was mostly

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Nilufer Polat – MLConf

Post written by Nilufer Polat: The blog post can be found on her website here.

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Birunda Chelliah – PLOTCON 2016

Post written by Birunda Chelliah: Thanks to the complimentary pass from WiMLDS, I was able to attend the PLOTCON 2016 Conference, which took place in New York City from November 15 to 18. The conference focused on data visualization techniques, tools, and methods using open source data science languages (R/Python/

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Angela Orthmeyer – PLOTCON 2016

Post written by Angela Orthmeyer: For four days in mid-November, over 30 innovators in the data visualization world spoke at PLOTCON, a conference held at the new Coworks.rs space in NYC’s Financial District. As a budding data scientist, I was excited to receive a ticket to attend the conference, courtesy

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Carissa Shafto – Strata+Hadoop conference

Post written by Carissa Shafto (@carissa_shafto): Thanks to a complimentary pass from WiMLDS sponsored by both O’Reilly and Cloudera, I attended Strata+Hadoop at the Javits Center in NYC. The conference included two full days of keynote speakers, talks by fellow data scientists and engineers, and product representatives sharing a multitude

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Michelle Gill – O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

Post written by Michelle Gill: This post is from the first inaugural O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) ConferenceO’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference held on September 26–27, 2016 in New York City! I was able to attend, courtesy of Women in Machine Learning & Data Science and O’Reilly Media, and would like

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Yuqin Cai – PyGotham 2016

Post written by Yuqin Cai: Design for non-designer boot camp in 60 minutes. Last weekend, thanks to a complimentary pass from WiMLDS, I attended Pygotham 2016 which was held in the United Nations Conference Building on the East River in New York City. The event was very well-organized, with tons

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Eszter D. Schoell – PyGotham 2016

Post written by Eszter D. Schoell: PyGotham 2016 – another excellent year Due to the generous scholarship provided by PyGotham and awarded by Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS), I was able to attend an absolutely excellent conference. PyGotham – the NYC based Python-centric conference – once again

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Sandhya Prabhakaran MLConf 2016 Event Summary

Post written by Sandhya Prabhakaran: MLConf 2016 Firstly, I would like to thank MLConf and NYC Women in Machine Learning & Data Science for giving me the opportunity to attending this informative, educational and cutting-edge conference. I would also like to thank all the conference sponsors that made this event

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Sandhya Prabhakaran MLConf 2016 blog post

Post written by Sandhya Prabhakaran: MLConf 2016 Firstly, I would like to thank MLConf and NYC Women in Machine Learning & Data Science for giving me the opportunity to attending this informative, educational and cutting-edge conference. I would also like to thank all the conference sponsors that made this event

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