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Data Science – What is it and How is it changing the Workplace?

Sadie St Lawrence
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:00pm


If you’ve read through your twitter feed or scrolled through the news in the past year or two, you’ve probably seen a lot of buzz around Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, AI, and Cognitive Applications. While the future of technology is exciting, Sadie will provide some real-life context to what these terms mean. She will also go in-depth regarding data science, what it is and how to get started in the field, along with explaining how it is changing the business environment and the way we work. By the end of this talk, you should understand why data science is one of the hottest jobs, how it fits in with the larger Big Data and AI revolution, and what you can do to take advantage of this new way of thinking.


We will have an informal interactive panel discussion after the talk moderated by our Chair, Dr Harsh Verma

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Networking and Pizza at 5:30PM, Talk at 6:00 PM.  Come and meet notable computer professionals in greater Sacramento.


About the speaker

Sadie St Lawrence is the Executive Director of Women in Data, and works as a Data Scientist for VSP Global.

Sadie holds an MS in Analytics from Villanova University and BA in Psychology from California State University, Sacramento. Sadie is passionate about educating the public on data literacy and helping people find their desired career path.


Dept. of Technology, County of Sacramento
799 G Street, Room 221, Sacramento, CA 95814


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Non-Members: $10 per person (till seats available)
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