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2020 Data Matters - Data Science Short Course Series Return to listing

  Description

Data Matters 2020 will be held at UNC-Chapel Hill in Graham Memorial Hall.  

 

TAKE NOTE:   You can sign up for NO MORE THAN ONE CLASS per block. Credit card payment MUST be made at time of registration. Otherwise, unpaid credit card registrations will be automatically deleted within 24 hours. You cannot go back and apply payment later.

 

MON/TUE BLOCK:  Classes on Mon/Tue, August 10-11:  9:30 AM - 4:00 PM   ==>   (select no more than one)

  • Introduction to Effective Information Visualization
  • Introduction to R for Data Science (same as Thur/Fri class w/ same name)
  • Text Analysis Using R
  • Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning Using R
  • Introduction to Programming Using Python

WED BLOCK:  Classes on Wed, August 12:  9:30 AM - 4:00 PM    ==>  (select no more than one)

  • Intermediate Python
  • Data Science in Health & Medicine
  • Introduction to 3D Geospatial Data Analysis
  • Intermediate Programming in R
  • Intro to Topics in Programming

THUR/FRI BLOCK:  Classes on Thur/Fri, August 13-14:  9:30 AM - 4:00 PM    ==>  (select no more than one)

  • Introduction to R for Data Science (same as Mon/Tue class w/ same name)
  • Introduction to Deep Learning with Python
  • Intro to Big Data & Machine Learning for Survey Researchers & Social Scientists
  • Advanced R:  Automating Workflow & Sharing Work
  • Data Visualization in Python

A few words about pricing and payment methods:

Please note: Firefox seems to work better with our registration / payment software.

We appreciate your understanding that we are only able to offer deeply discounted prices for current university students and employees.   * * * Note: Group discounts are NOT available for any pricing tier. * * *

UNIVERSITY PRICING:

  • $120 for each two-day class
  • $60 for a one-day class

To register for university prices, please enroll with a .edu email address or contact us for confirmation that you qualify for this rate. To qualify for this rate, you must be a currently enrolled student, staff, or faculty member.

P-cards: We can now accept a P-card for payment of your Data Matters classes, as well as interdepartmental transfer (contact us for chartfield string info).

CORPORATION PRICING:

  • Flat fee of $400

     plus

  • $120 for each two-day class
  • $60 for a one-day class

NON-PROFIT OR GOVERNMENT (Non-University) PRICING:

  • Flat fee of $200

     plus

  • $120 for each two-day class
  • $60 for a one-day class

 

* CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 

(You will need to email info@datamatters.org your refund request in order for this to be processed): 

95% of participant fees will be issued for any course enrollments canceled by you before July 6, 2020

85% of participant fees will be issued for any course enrollments canceled by you before July 15, 2020

75% of participant fees will be issued for any course enrollments canceled by you before July 27, 2020

If you cancel after July 27, 2020, no refund will be given - no exceptions. Please allow 30 days to receive your refund.

 

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WAITLIST PROCESS:

  1. Complete our waitlist form.  Use these instructions (below).
  2. Add your contact information.
  3. For each class block (Block 1 = Mon/Tue, Block 2 = Wed, Block 3 = Thur/Fri), please select the class you would like to take.  If you are already registered for a class block, please skip that one.
  4. Click submit.
  5. If a spot becomes available in your selected class(es), you will be notified in the order your waitlist form was submitted:
  • we will contact you by email; phone / text if you provide it
  • we will send you a link to the registration / payment site
  • you will have 24 hours to respond and pay

 

  Location: UNC-Chapel Hill Graham Memorial Hall
  Date: 08/10/20 - 08/13/20
  Time: (See session details)
  Sponsor: RENCI - Odum Institute
  Price: Session Specific
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card  UNC Account
  Payment Notes: UNC system schools - P-cards may be used for payment. UNC Chapel Hill registrants may also pay by Interdepartmental transfer. Your business office must initiate this journal transfer - registering does NOT initiate the payment process by UNC Account. Here is the chartfield string info: Business Unit: UNCCH Fund: 29519 Source: 19120 Account: 441899 Department: 637100
  Cutoff Date: 08/14/2020 You will NOT be able to register on or after this date!
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Jill Stevens jill_stevens@unc.edu

Session Date Time Additional Fees
Introduction to Programming Using Python MON/TUE 08/10/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Text Analysis Using R MON/TUE 08/10/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning Using R MON/TUE 08/10/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Introduction to R for Data Science: Professor Post MON/TUE 08/10/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Introduction to Effective Information Visualization MON/TUE 08/10/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Data Science in Health and Medicine WED 08/12/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 60.00
Intermediate Programming in R: Professor Post on WED 08/12/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 60.00
Introduction to 3D Geospatial Data Analysis WED 08/12/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 60.00
Intro to Topics in Programming WED 08/12/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 60.00
Intermediate Python WED 08/12/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 60.00
Data Visualization in Python THUR/FRI 08/13/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
An Introduction to Deep Learning with Python on THUR/FRI 08/13/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Intro to Big Data & Machine Learning for Survey Researchers & Social Scientists THUR/FRI 08/13/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Advanced R: Automating Workflow and Sharing Work THUR/FRI 08/13/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00
Introduction to R for Data Science: Professor Duggins THUR/FRI 08/13/2020 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM $ 120.00

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