2017-2018 Events

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Conferences & Symposia

2018 Meeting of the International Society for Justice Research
July 25-28, 2018 || Times & Location Forthcoming
The International Society for Justice Research (ISJR) is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to research on justice and related phenomena of morality and ethics. They hold a conference every two years, and this year, the conference is to be held at Emory. QTM is a co-sponsor of this event.
Digital Scholarship in South Asian Studies (DHSA) conference
Date, Time, and Location Forthcoming
Details TBA!
Role of Theory in Causal Identification
Date, Time, and Location Forthcoming
This conference is held in conjunction with our annual theme series - Research Design is Not Enough. We will invite speakers from Emory and beyond to discuss recent statistical research on the problem of causal inference, which has provided a powerful foundation for both experimental research as well as strong observational designs meant to uncover causation.
Georgia Health Economics Research Day 2017
Friday Oct 20, 2017
The purpose of the conference is to promote active discussion and exchange of current research in health economics and health policy, with a focus on researchers in the Atlanta area and surrounding academic communities. We are especialy honored this year to welcome David Grabowski from the department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School as our keynote speaker. Please RSVP to rtchernis@gsu.edu to attend.  Click HERE for additional information.

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DataFest (TM)

TBA

Graduate Student Meet & Greets

Purpose

Since 2013, we have hosted Meet & Greets for graduate students. The purpose of these events is to facilitate networking between students from different academic backgrounds who work with similar quantitative research methods. Each Meet N' Greet will be organized around an identified theme.


RSVP for a Meet N' Greet

To register for a current Meet & Greet event, click here.

Themes

TBA

To suggest a theme, contact IQTM@emory.edu.

Speaker Series

QSS Major Events



It's All About Making Connections

Everything runs on data, and connecting the dots is the essential skill for the 21st century. We offer a variety of venues for students to meet and mingle not only with fellow students, but also with industry experts who work in quantitative fields, and faculty from around campus.

Revenue Management at American Airlines: A Special Lecture for QSS Students
American Airlines Special Lecture
Thursday Oct 19, 2017 || 4:00pm - 5:00pm || White Hall 101
Do you love to travel? Do yu thrive in a fast-paced and rewarding environment? Are you looking for a challenging position in one of the world's most exciting industries? Join AA for a special lecture! Learn about demand forecasting, revenue management, and how they're used at AA.
Pathways at the Intersection of Data Science & Liberal Arts
QSS Networking Night Flyer
Thursday Oct 19, 2017
Network with individuals across various fields to find out how you can apply your quantitative sciences background! Students: follow this link to RSVP. Employers/Guests: Followthis link to RSVP. RSVP is required to attend.
Data Science Club Kick-Off meeting
Tuesday Aug 29, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm || PAIS250
Interested in data? Join the club - literally. Come by and see what we're about.

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Workshops

Data Visualization & R
Thursday Sept 14, 2017 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to create publication-ready graphics using R’s popular graphing packages,ggplot2andplotly. No prior experience with R or RStudio is necessary to attend. Attendees may bring laptops with R & RStudio installed, or use classroom computers. This workshop is co-sponsored by QTM and ECDS. Led by: John Bernau, Digital Scholarship Specialist at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. Please RSVP to attend.
Data Visualization with Carto & Tableau
Wednesday Oct 4, 2017 11:00am - 2:00pm
Learn how to summarize and connect to data using Carto and Tableau to create maps and data visualizations. No prior experience with Carto or Tableau is required to attend. Attendees do not need to bring their own laptops. This workshop is co-sponsored by QTM and ECDS. Led by Megan Slemmons, GIS Librarian at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. Please RSVP to attend.
Python for Data Science
Python For Data Science Flyer
Thursday Oct 26, 2017 4:00pm - 6:30pm || CHEM (Atwood) 260
This workshop is for Python and programming beginners. By the end, you will be ready to start using the programming language Python and its powerful applications to data science in your own work. Led by Jeremy Jacobson, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Institute for Quantitative Theory & Methods. Please RSVP to attend.
Text Mining in R
Wednesday Nov 1, 2017 11:00am - 2:00pm
This workshop provides an introduction to the natural language processing (NLP) methods used to analyze textual data. No prior experience working with text data is needed to attend. Attendees are asked to bring their laptops. This workshop is co-sponsored by QTM and ECDS. Led by Sara Palmer, Electronic Full Text Specialist at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. Please RSVP to attend.
Teaching with Voyant
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm
This workshop provides an introduction to Voyant, a text multi-functional text analysis tool, with a focus on teaching applications. No prior experience work is needed to attend. Attendees may use their laptops or classroom computers. This workshop is co-sponsored by QTM and ECDS. Led by Sara Palmer, Electronic Full Text Specialist at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. Please RSVP to attend.

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