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Bench Talks and Workshops

Want to learn outside laboratory and classroom? Here comes the opportunity for you! HKLSS hosts regular talks and workshops which are responsive to young participants with different interests.

Share with us the topics that you are interested in and we will consider your suggestion!
 

UPCOMING EVENT:

Workshop on Data Sciences Fundamentals

Data Science Fundamentals

Date:
18 December, 2019 (Wed)

Time:
6:30 – 9:00pm

Venue:
Hong Kong Life Sciences Society
Rooms 1201-02, 12/F
Hong Kong Trade Centre
161 Des Voeux Road C.
Central

Introduction:
This workshop covers the basic technical skills in data science. You will be working with real-world life sciences–related data using R, a popular programming language designed for data analytics and machine learning. You will learn how to set up a data science workflow with R that saves you time and let you bring more value in your everyday data analytic tasks.

Instructor:
MR WARRINGTON HSU

Warrington is a data science consultant who focuses on solving problems and helping others build knowledge from data. He has 8+ years of experience in computational statistics and data project management in Hong Kong and New Zealand.

In 2014, he founded Sky Catcher, a startup providing data science consulting and training services. Warrington has been involved in analytics projects from sectors including healthcare, retail, telecom, marketing, non-profits and more. He has also served as a data science consultant for several startups in Hong Kong.

In his free time, Warrington promotes data science in Hong Kong by organizing tech conferences and events such as Startup Weekend. He also has a strong passion in helping non-profit groups operating in resource-limited countries to build up their data analytics capabilities. In 2019, he was invited by a university in Cambodia to provide data science training to their students.

Language:
Cantonese supplemented with English

Fee:
Free for members
If you want to join as our member, please fill in the form.

Registration:
OUR WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL! STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT WORKSHOP!

Remarks:
Please bring your own laptop (PC or Mac) & charger

Enquiry:
Tel: 2825 7319
Email: enquiry@hklss.org

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