Lawrence Berkeley Lab Registration for D-Lab Workshops

D-Lab Workshops for LBL

Science IT @ LBL has partnered with D-Lab to offer our workshops to you.

Contact Info:

  • Your LBL main point of contact for questions is: Erin Scharfstein <erin@lbl.gov>
  • Your D-Lab main point of contact for trouble registering, zoom links, etc is: D-Lab Frontdesk <dlab-frontdesk@berkeley.edu>

Location: All workshops are remote-only via Zoom. Link will be sent on the morning of the event.

Cancellations: If you sign up, but cannot attend, please cancel your registration by RSVPing 'no' on the calendar invite.

Upcoming events

May 23
May 23, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm
This is a three-hour introductory workshop that will provide an overview of Excel, with no prior experience assumed. Attendees will learn how to use functions for handling data and making calculations, how to build charts and pivot tables, and more.
May 24
May 24, 2022, 1:00pm to May 26, 2022, 4:00pm
It is said that 80% of data analysis is spent on the process of cleaning and preparing the data for exploration, visualization, and analysis. This R workshop will introduce the dplyr and tidyr packages to make data wrangling and manipulation easier. Participants will learn how to use these packages...
May 24
May 24, 2022, 1:00pm to May 26, 2022, 4:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction...
May 25
May 25, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm
This three-hour workshop will cover charts in more detail, review pivot tables, and the widely-used VLOOKUP function. We recommend first taking the introductory workshop Excel Data Analysis.
May 27
May 27, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm
This workshop will provide an introduction to graphics in R with ggplot2. Participants will learn how to construct, customize, and export a variety of plot types in order to visualize relationships in data. We will also explore the basic grammar of graphics, including the aesthetics and geometry...
May 31
May 31, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Pandas is a Python package that provides fast, flexible, and expressive data structures designed to make working with 'relational' or 'labeled' data both easy and intuitive. It enables doing practical, real world data analysis in Python. In this workshop, we'll work with example data and go through...
Jun 01
June 1, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm
This workshop will start by introducing you to navigating your computer’s file system and basic Bash commands to remove the fear of working with the command line and to give you the confidence to use it to increase your productivity. And then working with Git, a powerful tool for keeping track of...
Jun 02
June 2, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
For this workshop, we'll provide an introduction to visualization with Python. We'll cover visualization theory and plotting with Matplotlib and Seaborn, working through examples in a Jupyter notebook.
Jun 07
June 7, 2022, 1:00pm to June 9, 2022, 4:00pm
This workshop presents a brief history of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) and an explanation of the intuition behind them; a step-by-step reconstruction of a very basic ANN, and then how to use the scikit-learn library to implement an ANN for solving a classification problem.
Jun 14
June 14, 2022, 1:00pm to June 16, 2022, 4:00pm
This two-part workshop series will prepare participants to move forward with research that uses text analysis, with a special focus on humanities and social science applications.
Jun 21
June 21, 2022, 1:00pm to June 30, 2022, 4:00pm
This four-part, interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world...
Jun 22
June 22, 2022, 3:00pm to 6:00pm
This is a three-hour introductory workshop that will provide an overview of Excel, with no prior experience assumed. Attendees will learn how to use functions for handling data and making calculations, how to build charts and pivot tables, and more.
Jun 24
June 24, 2022, 3:00pm to 6:00pm
This three-hour workshop will cover charts in more detail, review pivot tables, and the widely-used VLOOKUP function. We recommend first taking the introductory workshop Excel Data Analysis.
Jun 27
June 27, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
This workshop will start by introducing you to navigating your computer’s file system and basic Bash commands to remove the fear of working with the command line and to give you the confidence to use it to increase your productivity. And then working with Git, a powerful tool for keeping track of...
Jun 29
June 29, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In this workshop, we cover how to extract data from the web using Python. We focus on two approaches to extracting data from the web: leveraging application programming interfaces (APIs) and web scraping.