This year’s workshop is organized by:
The WiDS Datathon workshop consists of a data science/machine learning tutorial followed by a team-based practical session focused on a single data science task. In this workshop:
We invite all participants with a strong interest in data science!
Programming experience as well as some previous training in probability, statistics and mathematics is helpful. But we welcome participants from all backgrounds!
The workshop will be held at:
1 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142
Parking information: The One Memorial Drive parking garage is in the NERD Center building and is open to the public. This garage is privately owned, and Microsoft is unable to validate parking. The daily maximum rate is $37.00. Public Transportation: The NERD Center is a .3 mile walk from the Kendall/MIT red line stop and a .4 mile walk from several bus lines.
You will need to bring a laptop.
You must bring a government or school issued ID and check-in at the Microsoft front desk at the main entrance. You will then be directed to floor M.
|08:00am - 9:00am||Breakfast & Check-in|
|09:00am - 9:10am||Welcome|
|09:10am - 10:30am||Introduction to Data Exploration & Classification|
|10:30am - 10:40am||Coffee Break|
|10:40am - 12:00pm||Introduction to Neural Network Models & Ensemble Methods|
|12:00pm - 01:00pm||Lunch & Team-formation|
|01:00pm - 04:30pm||Datathon|
|04:30pm - 05:00pm||Report from Teams|
The WiDS Cambridge Datathon Workshop is generously sponsored by Microsoft NERD.