Dr. Tony Fast is programmer, scientist and educator with a background in
materials science, manufacturing, and open science. At Georgia Tech, he designed courses and tools to encourage collaboration and expedite scientific research. As a specialist in data analytics and visualization, he has worked with academic, government and industry partners, including Novelis Aluminum, Teledyne Scientific, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NASA, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, and Carnegie Mellon University. Currently, he uses data science to visualize the contributions, growth and effect of open source software.
Data Science 101
This workshop will define what data science is, review some of the main tools used by data scientists today, and discuss how they can be implemented in real world work.
Doing More with Data: The Who, Why, and How of Data Analytics
Making data-driven decisions is a must-have today. Come hear from an expert panel on what data analytics entails, who it's useful for (hint: almost everyone!), and how to learn it.
Telling Better Stories: Lessons from Data-Driven Journalism
Data-driven Journalism is the process of converting data into a story. Discover how to present data in a meaningful way to tell better stories from an industry expert.
Break Into Data Science
Take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how you can get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century."