[python-uk] Data Wrangling with Python Course
nick.a.sarbicki at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 09:33:35 EDT 2016
It might be worth looking at other data and dev groups on meetup as well.
There are plenty of non-python focused groups around who might still enjoy
the chance to get in on a data driven event.
On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 2:01 PM Tom Wright <tom at tatw.name> wrote:
> So there are a couple of python events that you could advertise at. The
> python coding dojo is quite big, and if you contact ntoll or tom vines you
> could probably get them to make an announcement for you. The django meet up
> is also quite big.
> It might also be worth scouring meetup.com (most groups tend to publicise
> themselves on this) for relevant groups and contacting their admins to ask
> you can post to the list. I know there are a couple of groups related to
> data analysis. http://www.meetup.com/The-London-Python-Group-TLPG/ might
> be of particular interest, though I've never been.
> Other potentially interesting people to talk to are Bank of America (they
> have an office in London!), since they do all their statistical work in
> python (with a range of their own slightly strange tools). Also perhaps
> some of the universities: UCL and London Imperial are probably the big
> ones, and I imagine they have somewhere you can post. If you had issues
> posting I might be able to dig up some contacts for you: I have a friend
> who did a PhD at UCL, and we regularly higher people from imperial.
> You might want to think about your audience as well, for example in my
> experience the python coding dojo has quite a lot of people new
> programming, and this can be true of lots of meet up groups in general, so
> this might affect what material you want to cover. I'd say there are three
> distinct audiences you should be aware of "programmers that want to learn
> to maths, statisticians who want to learn to program, and people who want
> to learn to do both at the same time but aren't necessarily very commited"
> I should also probably do the mandatory advert for my company (
> http://www.gambitresearch.com/about.html), we program in python and do a
> reasonable amount of statistics, so if you decided you like London so much
> after giving your talk that you wanted to move here and get a job....
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 11:51 PM, Katharine Jarmul <kjarmul at gmail.com>
>> Hi there,
>> My name is Katharine; I live in Berlin, Germany and write Python (/me
>> waves). I'm writing here because I'm promoting a course on learning Python
>> data wrangling / big data in London next month and was hoping for
>> suggestions on places to promote the class. It's a two day introduction to
>> data analysis with Python covering lots of pandas, some hadoop and spark as
>> well as some scaling and automation. Any tips on getting the word out would
>> be wonderful. (eventbrite link:
>> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/data-wrangling-with-python-tickets-24508496573 ).
>> Also, if any Python events are happening that week (May 23-29) I'd love to
>> hear about them and meet some London pythonistas. :)
>> Thanks in advance for any / all advice! If you'd rather reach out via
>> twitter I'm @kjam.
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