Data science workshop

Data science workshop

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Date : 15th December 2018; Saturday

Time : 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Venue : Computational Biology Department, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi), Okhla Phase 3, New Delhi - 110020

Introduction: "Data Scientist" is the #1 profession in America for 2017, according to Glassdoor, with $123,000 as the median base salary currently paid to the data science professionals. The US alone suffers from a shortage of 190000 data scientists. India being a global IT leader has a significant prospect for this role. Data science is a multi-disciplinary subject. It cuts across statistics, mathematics, machine learning and optimization. In this one-day workshop, we will provide a primer on the subject through intense lecture cum hands-on sessions. We will work on problems arising from industries.

Who should attend: Students, faculty, researchers & Industry professionals who are working or interested in Biological data sciences field and require a short training in R should attend this workshop.

Major Topics/Themes

  • Introductory ML
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Art of data visualisation
  • Case studies
  • Big data with H2O

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dr Debraka Sengupta, IIIT-Delhi (Organizer)
  • Dr. Abhik Ghosh, ISI Kolkata
  • Dr Vibhor Kumar, IIIT-Delhi

Registration fee : Participants are required to make an online payment of Rs. 500/- as registration fees (Non – Refundable):

Payment link :

Registration fees include:

  • Refreshment Box
  • Participation Certificate

Note : Accommodation and Travel allowances are NOT covered in the registration fees. However, Accommodation can be provided to outside participants on request (Charges extra - Rs. 500/ person/ night) as per Hostel availability.

Deadlines : Last date for online registration and fee payment is 12th December 2018, Wednesday

Note : 100 seats available.

Contact : For any further queries please mail us at